1973 – Pink Floyd’s album ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ goes to No.1 on the US chart on This Day in Rock. It spent a record breaking 741 weeks on the top 100 album charts selling over 20 million copies world-wide.
1973 – Tony Orlando & Dawn started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree’, (it became the biggest seller of 1973, selling over 6 million). The song was based on a true story of a prisoner who wrote to his wife […]
1973 – Alice Cooper went to No.1 on the US album chart with ‘Billion Dollar Babies.’ Also a No.1 album in the UK.
1973 – Chart Toppers No. 1 Pop Hit: “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree,” Dawn featuring Tony Orlando. The song with a happy ending is based on a true story.
1973 – Topping the singles charts are Tony Orlando & Dawn with the shamelessly sentimental “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree.”
1973 – Roger Daltrey releases first solo LP, produced by Adam Faith, entitled Daltrey.
1973 – The film ‘That’ll Be The Day’, premiered in London, featuring David Essex, Ringo Starr, Keith Moon, Billy Fury and Dave Edmunds.
1973 – Newly signed to EMI Records, Queen played a showcase gig for their new record label at the Marquee Club, London.
1973 – Rock group Queen has its debut performance at the Marquee Theater in London. The group’s biggest hits are “Crazy Little Thing Called Love,” “Another One Bites the Dust” and “We Are the Champions/We Will Rock You.”
1973 – Paul McCartney releases the ballad “My Love,” which becomes his second solo No. 1.