1976 – The city of Memphis names Elvis Presley Blvd. after the man himself. Rockin’ Dude…
1976 – After much legal wrangling, John Lennon finally receives his green card. He’s now an American citizen.
1976 – Paul McCartney and Wings played the last date on their Wings Over America tour at the Forum in Los Angeles.
1976 – On HBO tonight you can watch Bette Midler perform live in the new show Standing Room Only.
1976 – The Bay City Rollers kick off their first U.S. tour in Atlantic City, N.J.
1976 – Abba stages a command performance for the king of Sweden.
1976 – The Sex Pistols recorded their first demos in Clapham’s Majestic studios followed by a gig that night at The 100 club, London.
1976 – Wild Cherry release their sublimely daffy single “Play That Funky Music.”
1976 – On The Midnight Special, host Helen Reddy welcomes guests Fleetwood Mac.
1976 – In 1976, AC/DC headlined their first concerts in Scotland, where several of the members were born. Their U.S. record company had just reissued the High Voltage album, made up of tracks from the original High Voltage LP and their second release, TNT.