1974 – Terry Jacks was at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Seasons In The Sun.’
1974 – Bruce Springsteen is introduced to Jon Landau, a rock critic who would later become his manager and help produce Born to Run.
1974 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Bennie and the Jets,” Elton John. The song is first released as the B-side to “Candle in the Wind,” an ode to Marilyn Monroe.
1974 – California Jam music festival attracts 200,000.
1974 – Ladies and Gentlement, The Rolling Stones, the first film with quadrophonic sound, premiers at the Ziegfield Theatre, New York. The Rolling Stones premiere their concert film Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones at New York’s Ziegfeld Theatre. The band’s famed tongue logo hangs above the venue’s marquee, and the occasion is celebrated with […]
1974 – “Ladies and Gentlemen: The Rolling Stones” opens as the first film with a quadraphonic soundtrack.
1974 – No. 1 Chart Toppers hit: “Hooked on a Feeling,” Blue Suede. The song is originally a hit in 1969 for B.J. Thomas, who hit No. 1 with “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head.”