1975 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Get Down Tonight,” KC and the Sunshine Band.
1975 – Get Down Tonight (KC & the Sunshine Band) was a hit today in rock history!
1975 – Cat Stevens hits #33 with “Two Fine People” this day in rock.
1975 – Fleetwood Mac’s self-titled album enters the charts. It’s the former blues band’s first record with pop-oriented songwriters Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham on board.
1975 – Paul Kossoff, former guitarist with English rockers Free, has a scare when his heart stops beating for 35 minutes. Yes, you read that correctly. Doctors at a London hospital keep him alive until a blood clot in his leg is removed. Kossoff later emerged from his coma and returned to his band Black […]
1975 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Fallin’ in Love,” Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds.
1975 – Peter Gabriel announces his departure from Genesis. Lucky they found Phil Collins.
1975 – The selling of Bruce Springsteen is in full swing in the run-up to Born to Run‘s release. He begins a five-night stand at New York’s Bottom Line club that soon passes into legend. Most of those attending are influential industry people, who spread the word about the emerging artist.
1975 – Tubes release their self-titled debut album, featuring the band’s anthem “White Punks On Dope”.
1975 – CBS-TV summer variety show “Manhattan Transfer” premieres.
1975 – Major Promoter Don Kirshner, holds the first Rock Music Award Show in Santa Monica, Calif. Amoung the winners include the Eagles, Bad Company, and Stevie Wonder.
1975 – Led Zeppelin vocalist Robert Plant and his family are hospitalized after a car crash on the Greek island of Rhodes.