1975 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit; “Bad Blood,” Neil Sedaka.
1975 – John Lennon can finally stay in the U.S. The U.S. Court of Appeals in New York rules that his 1968 pot bust is an invalid excuse for forcing him to leave America.
1975 – Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” LP hits #1 on the US album chart this day in rock! Wish You Were Here is a concept album by Pink Floyd. Recorded at Abbey Road Studios between January and July 1975 and released on 15 September 1975 (see 1975 in music), the album would later […]
1975 – The scene Milwaukee’s Hotel Phister. The setup: Bruce Springsteen has retired to the hotel bar after his show at the Upton Theatre is delayed due to a bomb scare. Springsteen ends up performing at the bar after getting what he calls “a little loose.” He makes his way back to the theater riding […]
1975 – Drummer Al Jackson is shot to death in his Memphis home after surprising a burglar. The Booker T. & the MG’s member was 39. His wife is questioned about the murder, as she had been arrested once before in July 1975 after shooting poor Al in the chest.