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This page indexes the individual year in music pages. ... The table of years in music is a tabular display of all years in music, to provide an overview and quick navigation to any year. ... See also: 1963 in music, other events of 1964, 1965 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // Events January 1 - Top of the Pops premieres on BBC television. ... See also: 1964 in music, other events of 1965, 1966 in music, 1960s in music and the list of years in music // January 4 - Fender Guitars is sold to CBS for $13 million. ... // January 3 - Hullabaloo shows promotional videos of The Beatles songs Day Tripper and We Can Work It Out. January 8 - Shindig! airs for the last time on ABC, with musical guests the Kinks and the Who January 14 - Young singer David Jones changes his last name to Bowie to avoid... The year 1967 was an important year for psychedelic music, with releases from Small Faces Itchycoo Park,The Doors (The Doors, Strange Days), Jefferson Airplane (Surrealistic Pillow, After Bathing at Baxters), the Beatles Sgt. ... // January 4 - Guitarist Jimi Hendrix is jailed by Stockholm police, after trashing a hotel room during a drunken fist fight with bassist Noel Redding. ... // Perhaps the most famous musical events of 1969 are two legendary concerts. ... // Charles Wuorinen, aged 32, becomes the youngest composer ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. ... // February 8 - Bob Dylans hour-long documentary film, Eat the Document, premieres at New Yorks Academy of Music. ... // January 17 - Highway 51 South in Memphis, Tennessee is renamed Elvis Presley Blvd January 20 - Pink Floyd debuts Dark Side of the Moon during a performance at The Dome, in Brighton, but due to technical difficulties, is halted during the song Money. ... // January 9 - Mick Jaggers request for a Japanese visa is rejected on account of a 1969 drug bust, putting an abrupt end to The Rolling Stones plans to tour Asia. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... See also: 1970s in music. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1979 Record labels established in 1979 1979 in music (UK) 1970s in music // Stevie Wonder uses digital audio recording technology in recording his album Journey through the Secret Life of Plants. ... See also: Musical groups established in 1980 Record labels established in 1980 list of years in music // January 1 - The year starts off with a strong disco backlash, which causes the majority of musicians to abandon the use of real instruments in an attempt to distant themselves from anything associated... See also: Musical groups established in 1981 Record labels established in 1981 list of years in music // January 10 - Revival of the Gilbert and Sullivan operetta The Pirates of Penzance opens at Broadways Uris Theatre, starring Linda Ronstadt and Rex Smith February 14 - Billy Idol leaves the band Generation... See also: 1982 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1982 Record labels established in 1982 list of years in music // January 15 - K.C. and the Sunshine Bands Harry Wayne Casey is seriously injured in an automobile accident in Miami, Florida. ... See also: 1983 in music (UK) Musical groups established in 1983 Record labels established in 1983 // Michael Jacksons Thriller, the most successful album not only of 1983, but of all time, was released in 1982 and began its epic domination of the music charts the following year, 1983. ... See also: // January 21 - Relax by Frankie Goes to Hollywood reaches number one in the UK singles chart: it spends a total of forty-two weeks in the Top 40. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... The 1940s decade ran from 1940 to 1949. ... the first thing that was invented was the automatic DILDO. Education grew explosively because of a very strong demand for high school and college education. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from 1960 to 1969. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... The 1980s refers to the years from 1980 to 1989. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... The 2000s are the current decade, spanning from 2000 to 2009. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... 20XX redirects here. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... See also: 1973 in art, other events of 1974, 1975 in art, List of years in art // Events Awards Exhibitions Works Births Deaths March 4 - Adolph Gottlieb, Expressionist painter June 7 - Milton Menasco, painter and art director (in the silent film industry) August 11 - Jan Tschichold, book designer David Jones... The year 1974 CE in archaeology included many events, only one of which are listed below. ... See also: 1973 in architecture, other events of 1974, 1975 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1973 in literature, other events of 1974, 1975 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: Other events of 1974 List of years in science . ...

Events

The Ramones (L-R, Johnny, Tommy, Joey, Dee Dee) on the cover of their debut self-titled album (1976), cementing their place at the dawn of the punk movement. ... is the 32nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits is the fourth studio album by American rock band The Doobie Brothers, released in 1974. ... Black Water is a song by the American music group The Doobie Brothers for the album What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits. ... is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... In the music industry, a record producer (or music producer) has many roles, among them controlling the recording sessions, coaching and guiding the musicians, organizing and scheduling production budget and resources, and supervising the recording, mixing and mastering processes. ... Harvey Philip Spector (born December 26, 1939) is an American musician, songwriter and record producer. ... is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the state. ... The Bottom Line was an intimate music venue in New York Citys Greenwich Village, at West Fourth Street between Broadway and Washington Square Park. ... The Washington Square Arch Greenwich Village (IPA pronunciation: ), also called simply the Village, is a largely residential area on the west side of downtown (southern) Manhattan in New York City named after Greenwich, London. ... is the 45th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Captain & Tennille are a husband and wife US pop music duo who achieved success during the 1970s with a string of bright, catchy pop songs. ... View of Virginia City, Nevada, from a nearby hillside, 1867-68 Virginia City is a city located in Storey County, Nevada. ... is the 49th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Madison Square Garden, often abbreviated as MSG, known colloquially simply as The Garden, has been the name of four arenas in New York City, United States. ... is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about Cher, the entertainer. ... Salvatore Phillip Sonny Bono (February 16, 1935) – January 5, 1998) was an American record producer, singer, actor, and politician whose career spanned over three decades. ... is the 71st day of the year (72nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... John Winston Ono Lennon, MBE (October 9, 1940 – December 8, 1980), (born John Winston Lennon, known as John Ono Lennon) was an iconic English 20th century rock and roll songwriter and singer, best known as the founding member of The Beatles. ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Tom Smothers (born February 2, 1937) is an American comedian, composer and musician from New York, New York. ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year (76th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly Saturday night country music radio program broadcast live on WSM radio in Nashville, Tennessee. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... “Nashville” redirects here. ... is the 89th day of the year (90th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Ramones (L-R, Johnny, Tommy, Joey, Dee Dee) on the cover of their debut self-titled album (1976), cementing their place at the dawn of the punk movement. ... This article is about the state. ... is the 96th day of the year (97th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... California Jam was a rock music festival concert held at the Ontario Motor Speedway in Ontario, California on April 6, 1974. ... ELP can also stand for Extra Long Play, a format for the VCR tape. ... For other uses, see Black Sabbath (disambiguation). ... This article is about the rock band. ... Black Oak Arkansas, 1972 Black Oak Arkansas is an American Southern rock band named after the bands hometown of Black Oak, Arkansas. ... The Eagles are an American rock music group that originally came together in Los Angeles, California in the early 1970s. ... Abba redirects here. ... Eurovision redirects here. ... This article is about the English city; for other places called Brighton, see Brighton (disambiguation). ... is the 115th day of the year (116th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Pamela Susan Courson (December 22, 1946-April 25, 1974) was best known as the common-law wife of late Doors vocalist Jim Morrison. ... For other persons named James or Jim Morrison, see James Morrison. ... Greetings from Hollywood Hollywood is a district of the city of Los Angeles, California, U.S.A., that extends from Vermont Avenue on the east to just beyond Laurel Canyon Boulevard above Sunset and Crescent Heights Boulevards on the west; the north to south boundary east of La Brea Avenue... is the 219th day of the year (220th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Austrian-born composer, producer, songwriter and arranger, see Peter Wolf (producer). ... The J. Geils Band was an American music group formed 1967 in Worcester, Massachusetts that had a successful blues-rock/R&B-influenced sound in the 1970s, before moving towards a more pop-influenced sound in the 1980s, which brought them MTV airplay and their 1982 international hit single Centerfold... Faye Dunaway (born January 14, 1941, in Bascom, Florida) is an Academy Award-winning American actress. ... is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Patricia Lee (Patti) Smith (born December 30, 1946) is an American musician, singer, and poet. ... Punk rock is an anti-establishment music movement beginning around 1976 (although precursors can be found several years earlier), exemplified and popularised by The Ramones, the Sex Pistols, The Clash and The Damned. ... Ras Shorty I (October 6, 1941-July 12, 2000) is a soca musician, known as the Father of Soca and The Love Man. ... Soca, or soul calypso, is a dance music that originated in Trinidad from calypso. ... Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950, in Chobham,[1] Surrey, England) is an English musician. ... Genesis is an English rock band formed in 1967. ... Rover Thomass painting Cyclone Tracy (1991) Rover Thomas Joolama (c. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti, June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an Italian American singer, film actor, and comedian. ... Journey is an American rock band formed in 1973 in San Francisco, California. ... Columbia Records is the oldest brand name in recorded sound, dating back to 1888, and was the first record company to produce pre-recorded records as opposed to blank cylinders. ... Blondie is the name of an American rock band that first gained fame in the late 1970s and early 1980s. ... The Stranglers are an English rock music group, formed on September 11, 1974 in Guildford, Surrey. ... // Daniel Amos (aka D. A., Dä) is a rock band formed in 1974 by Terry Scott Taylor on guitars and vocals, Marty Dieckmeyer on bass guitar, Steve Baxter on guitars and Jerry Chamberlain on lead guitars. ... Daniel Amos (aka D. A., Dä) is an American rock band formed in 1974 by Terry Scott Taylor on guitars and vocals, Marty Dieckmeyer on bass guitar, Steve Baxter on guitars and Jerry Chamberlain on lead guitars. ... Rock Around the Clock is a rock n roll song from 1952, written by Max C. Freedman and James E. Myers (the latter under the pseudonym Jimmy De Knight). Although first recorded by Sonny Dae & the Knights, the more famous version by Bill Haley & His Comets is not, strictly speaking... The original members of Bill Haley and His Comets, c. ... Billboard is a weekly American magazine devoted to the music industry. ... American Graffiti is a 1973 film directed by George Lucas. ... For other uses, see Happy Days (disambiguation). ...

Bands formed

The Nits are a Dutch art rock group, founded in 1974. ... The Ramones (L-R, Johnny, Tommy, Joey, Dee Dee) on the cover of their debut self-titled album (1976), cementing their place at the dawn of the punk movement. ... Talking Heads were an American rock band existing between 1974 and 1991, composed of David Byrne, Chris Frantz, Tina Weymouth and Jerry Harrison. ... This article is about the band Van Halen. ... The Stranglers are an English rock music group, formed on September 11, 1974 in Guildford, Surrey. ...

Albums released

7-Tease is the twelfth studio album and fourteenth album from Scottish singer-songwriter Donovan. ... For other uses, see Donovan (disambiguation). ... 461 Ocean Boulevard is a 1974 (see 1974 in music) album by blues rocker Eric Clapton. ... Eric Patrick Clapton CBE (born 30 March 1945), nicknamed Slowhand, is a Grammy Award winning English guitarist, singer, songwriter and composer. ... This article is about the rock band. ... Clara Nunes is a popular samba artist in Brazil. ... Apostrophe () is an album by Frank Zappa. ... Frank Vincent Zappa[1] (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American composer, musician, and film director. ... This article is about the German, Austrian and Swiss road system. ... Kraftwerk (pronounced [], German for power station) is a German musical group from Düsseldorf that has made immense contributions to the development of improvisational rock and electronic music, most notably within the latter categorys sub-genres which later became known as synthpop, electro, techno, house and IDM. Early musical... Bad Company were an English hard rock supergroup founded in 1973, consisting of band members from Free (Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke), Mott the Hoople (Mick Ralphs) and King Crimson (Boz Burrell). ... Bad Company were an English hard rock supergroup founded in 1973, consisting of band members from Free (Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke), Mott the Hoople (Mick Ralphs) and King Crimson (Boz Burrell). ... Badfinger is an album by rock band, Badfinger. ... Badfinger were a rock/pop band formed in Swansea, Wales in 1965, and one of the earliest representatives of the power pop genre. ... Burn, a hard rock-album by Deep Purple released in 1974, welcomed new vocalist David Coverdale, as well as Bassist/vocalist Glenn Hughes from Trapeze. ... This article is about the rock band. ... Barry Eugene White (born Barrence Eugene Carter, September 12, 1944) – July 4, 2003) was a Grammy Award winning American record producer, songwriter and singer responsible for the creation of numerous hit soul and disco songs. ... Charles Bird Parker, Jr. ... The Civil Surface is Egg’s third and final album. ... See also The Egg (funk band) for the electronic band. ... The Confessions of Dr. Dream and Other Stories is the sixth studio album by Kevin Ayers. ... Kevin Ayers (born 16 August 1944 in Herne Bay, Kent) is an English songwriter and major influential force in the early English psychedelic movement. ... Country Life is the fourth album by Roxy Music, and was released in 1974. ... Roxy Music are an English art rock group founded in the early 1970s by art school graduate Bryan Ferry (vocals and keyboards). ... Court and Spark is Joni Mitchells January 1974 full-length release. ... Joni Mitchell, CC (born Roberta Joan Anderson on November 7, 1943) is a Canadian musician, songwriter, and painter. ... Crime of the Century is the third album by the Pop Rock/progressive rock band Supertramp, released in 1974 (see 1974 in music). ... This article is about the band. ... Dandruff is an LP by Ivor Cutler, originally released in 1974 on Virgin Records. ... Ivor Cutler (15 January 1923 – 3 March 2006) was a Scottish poet, songwriter and humorist. ... Dark Horse is an album by George Harrison, released as the follow-up to Living in the Material World in 1974. ... For other persons named George Harrison, see George Harrison (disambiguation). ... David Live is David Bowie’s first official live album, originally released by RCA in 1974. ... Diamond Dogs is a concept album by David Bowie, originally released by RCA in 1974. ... David Bowie (IPA: []) (born David Robert Jones on 1947 January 8) is an English singer, songwriter, actor, multi-instrumentalist, producer, arranger and audio engineer. ... Eldorado is a 1974 concept album by the Electric Light Orchestra. ... “ELO” redirects here. ... Ella in London is a 1974 (see 1974 in music) live album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by a quartet led by the pianist Tommy Flanagan. ... Endless Summer is a pop compilation album by surf rock band The Beach Boys, released on June 24, 1974 (see 1974 in music). ... The Beach Boys, originally the Beech Boys, a small team of four brothers from the south of Poland, emigrated to America in the early 1950s in search of a fortune to be made in the Arizonian logging industry. When it soon became evident they had been the victims of... Faust IV is a 1973 album by the pioneering German krautrock group Faust. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For other uses, see Fear (disambiguation). ... Not to be confused with J.J. Cale. ... Feats Dont Fail Me Now is the fourth studio album by the American rock band Little Feat, released in 1974. ... ...and then I met Lowell George. ... Fine and Mellow is a 1974 (see 1974 in music) album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by many famous jazz musicians. ... Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996), also known as Lady Ella and the First Lady of Song, is considered one of the most influential jazz vocalists of the 20th Century. ... Jade Warrior are a British music group that were formed in 1970. ... Fly To The Rainbow is a 1974 album by German hard rock band Scorpions. ... For other bands named The Scorpions or other meanings of scorpion, see scorpion. ... 2003 Greatest Hits compilation Helen Reddy (born October 25, 1941 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian pop singer and actor. ... Fulfillingness First Finale is a landmark album by Stevie Wonder, released on July 22, 1974 (see 1974 in music). ... Stevie Wonder (born Stevland Hardaway Judkins on May 13, 1950, name later changed to Stevland Hardaway Morris),[1] is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and record producer. ... Good old boys or good ole boys is an American euphemism for young to middle age men who live in extremely rural and generally southern areas. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Grateful Dead from the Mars Hotel is the seventh studio album by the Grateful Dead. ... This article is about the band. ... Great Balls of Fire is a 1957 song by written by Otis Blackwell and sung by Jerry Lee Lewis. ... Jerry Lee Lewis (born September 29, 1935), also known by the nickname The Killer, is an American rock and roll and country music singer, songwriter, and pianist. ... Alice Coopers Greatest Hits is a greatest hits album by the artist of the same title, released in 1974 (see 1974 in music). ... Alice Cooper (born February 4, 1948) is an American rock singer, songwriter and musician whose career spans four decades. ... Grievous Angel was the second solo album by Gram Parsons, compiled from 1973 sessions and posthumously released four months after his death. ... Gram Parsons (November 5, 1946 – September 19, 1973) was an American singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist. ... Here Come the Warm Jets is (Brian) Enos first solo album, recorded in the space of a few weeks, shortly after he was expelled from Roxy Music by that groups leader, Bryan Ferry. ... Brian Eno (pronounced ) born on 15 May 1948 in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England) is an English electronic musician, music theorist and record producer. ... Hergest Ridge is a record album, written and mostly performed by Mike Oldfield. ... Michael Gordon Oldfield (born May 15, 1953 in Reading, England) is a multi-instrumentalist musician and composer, working a style that blends progressive rock, folk, ethnic or world music, classical music, electronic music and more recently dance. ... Heroes Are Hard to Find is an album by British blues rock band Fleetwood Mac, released in 1974 (see 1974 in music). ... This article is about the band. ... Hotcakes is singer-songwriter Carly Simons fourth studio album, released in 1974. ... Carly Elisabeth Simon (born June 25, 1945 in New York City) is an Academy Award, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy Award winning American musician who emerged as one of the leading lights of the early 1970s singer-songwriter movement. ... Hotter Than Hell (1974) is the second album from the rock group Kiss. ... Kiss is an American rock band formed in New York City in 1972 (see 1972 in music). ... If You Love Me, Let Me Know was an album by Olivia Newton-John, released in 1974. ... Olivia Newton-John AO OBE (born 26 September 1948) is a Grammy Award-winning and Golden Globe-nominated English-born Australian pop singer, songwriter and actress. ... Im Leaving It All Up To You is a debut album by Donny & Marie Osmond, released in 1974 (see 1974 in music). ... Donald Clark Donny Osmond (born December 9, 1957) is an American entertainer. ... Olive Marie Osmond (born October 13, 1959 in Ogden, Utah) is an American actress, singer, and a member of the show business family, The Osmonds. ... Its Only Rock n Roll is an album by The Rolling Stones, first released on 18 October 1974. ... Rolling Stones redirects here. ... Its Too Late to Stop Now is a live album compilation by Van Morrison, released in 1974. ... George Ivan Morrison OBE (generally known as Van Morrison) (born August 31, 1945) is a singer-songwriter from Belfast, Northern Ireland. ... Jolene is a 1974 Dolly Parton album, produced by Bob Ferguson. ... Dolly Rebecca Parton (born January 19, 1946) is a Grammy-winning and Academy Award-nominated American country singer, songwriter, composer, musician, author, actress, and philanthropist. ... June 1, 1974 is a live album by Kevin Ayers, John Cale, Brian Eno and Nico. ... Kevin Ayers (born 16 August 1944 in Herne Bay, Kent) is an English songwriter and major influential force in the early English psychedelic movement. ... Not to be confused with J.J. Cale. ... Brian Eno (pronounced ) born on 15 May 1948 in Woodbridge, Suffolk, England) is an English electronic musician, music theorist and record producer. ... For the prequel to Ico, see Shadow of the Colossus. ... Official language(s) English[2] Capital Topeka Largest city Wichita Area  Ranked 15th  - Total 82,277 sq mi (213,096 km²)  - Width 211 miles (340 km)  - Length 417 miles (645 km)  - % water 0. ... For other uses, see Kansas (disambiguation). ... Kimono My House is the third album by Sparks. ... Sparks is an American rock and pop music band formed in Los Angeles in 1970 by brothers Ron (keyboards) and Russell Mael (vocals). ... Kiss is the self-titled debut album from the American hard rock band Kiss. ... Kiss is an American rock band formed in New York City in 1972 (see 1972 in music). ... Late for the Sky is the third album by American singer/songwriter Jackson Browne, released in 1974 (see 1974 in music). ... Clyde Jackson Browne (born October 9, 1948) is an American rock music singer, songwriter, guitarist, and pianist, whose introspective lyrics made him the poster boy of the Southern California confessional singer-songwriter movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Genesis is an English rock band formed in 1967. ... This article includes a list of works cited or a list of external links, but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... Live in Japan is George Harrisons second official live album release, coming after 1971s Grammy-winning The Concert For Bangla Desh and was released in 1992. ... The Carpenters were a vocal and instrumental duo, consisting of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter. ... Skyhooks was an Australian rock band of the 1970s, sometimes classified as a glam rock band, although this is mainly the result of the bands flamboyant costumes and makeup. ... 2003 Greatest Hits compilation Helen Reddy (born October 25, 1941 in Melbourne, Australia) is an Australian pop singer and actor. ... The Main Event – Live is a 1974 album by the American singer Frank Sinatra. ... “Sinatra” redirects here. ... Manifiesto Manifiesto (Manifesto) was the incomplete music album recorded by Víctor Jara before he was murdered in 1973. ... Víctor Lidio Jara Martínez (September 28, 1932 – September 15, 1973 [1]) was a Chilean pedagogue, theatre director, poet, singer-songwriter, and political activist. ... Meet the Residents was the first full-length release from avant garde group The Residents. ... For other uses, see Resident. ... Miles of Aisles is a 1974 live album by Joni Mitchell backed by The L.A. Express, on the Court and Spark tour. ... Joni Mitchell, CC (born Roberta Joan Anderson on November 7, 1943) is a Canadian musician, songwriter, and painter. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Bee Gees were a singing trio of brothers — Barry, Robin, and Maurice Gibb — that became one of the most successful musical acts of all time. ... Musik Von Harmonia is the debut album from the highly influential Krautrock/Kosmische Musik group Harmonia. ... Harmonia is a Krautrock supergroup from Germany. ... Natty Dread is a 1974 (see 1974 in music) reggae album by Bob Marley & the Wailers. ... This article is about the reggae musician. ... The Night the Light Went On (in Long Beach) is a 1974 live album by Electric Light Orchestra. ... “ELO” redirects here. ... Nightlife is the fourth studio album by Irish band Thin Lizzy, released in 1974 (see 1974 in music), and produced by Ron Nevison and Philip Lynott. ... Thin Lizzy are a hard rock band who formed in Dublin, Ireland in 1969. ... Not Just Another Bunch of Pretty Faces is the seventh studio album by British jazz-rock band IF. It was released in 1974, reaching XX in the Billboard charts 1. ... If (1st album) (1970) IF was a Jazz-Rock band formed in Britain at the end of the 60s and especially active in the early 1970s. ... It has been suggested that Olympia 74 be merged into this article or section. ... On the Beach is a post-apocalyptic end-of-the-world novel written by British author Nevil Shute after he had emigrated to Australia. ... This article is about the musician. ... For the restaurant chain, see On the Border (restaurant). ... The Eagles redirects here. ... Alice Cooper (born February 4, 1948) is an American rock singer, songwriter and musician whose career spans four decades. ... Minnie Julia Riperton (November 8, 1947 – July 12, 1979) was an American soul singer and songwriter, most noted for her abilities in the whistle register and her 1975 hit single Lovin You. Possessing a rare five-octave vocal range, she displayed the ability to imitate instrumentation and even birds. ... Tangerine Dream is a German electronic music group founded in 1967 by Edgar Froese. ... Guitarrist Michael Schenker joined UFO in 1974 arriving in U.K. directely from his German band, Scorpions, and without speaking a word of english. ... UFO are an English rock band formed in 1969. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Queen are an English rock band formed in 1970 in London by guitarist Brian May, singer Freddie Mercury and drummer Roger Taylor, with bassist John Deacon joining the following year. ... A term always used in the phrase status quo, not accepted as a valid word for purposes of Scrabble, Thogh widely recognized as a word. ... This article is about the English rock band. ... The final King Crimson studio album released in the 1970s, Red (1974) serves as a conclusion of one era in the groups musical development and exploration through its fusion of the heavy metal sound from the previous two albums, whilst blending the jazz rock moods of the Lizard era... This article is about the musical group. ... Relayer is the seventh studio album by the progressive rock band Yes. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Paul Francis Gadd aka Gary Glitter (born May 8, 1944) is a platinum selling English rock and pop singer and songwriter who had a string of chart successes with a collection of 1970s glam rock hits including Rock and Roll parts 1 & 2, I Love You Love Me Love, I... Paul B. Davis (born March 28, 1948 in Meridian, Mississippi) is an American singer, best known for his radio hits which span a period from his first solo single in 1994 until 2006, when he charted for the final time alone. ... Rock Bottom is the second album and first post-Soft Machine album by Robert Wyatt. ... Robert Wyatt (born Robert Wyatt-Ellidge, 28 January 1945, in Bristol) is an English musician, and a former member of the influential Canterbury scene band Soft Machine. ... Original Cover Rocka Rolla is the debut album by the British heavy metal group Judas Priest, released in 1974. ... For other uses, see Judas priest (curse). ... Rock n Roll Animal is a live album by Lou Reed, released in 1974. ... Billy Crash Craddock (b. ... This article is about the album by Rush. ... Rush is a Canadian rock band comprising bassist, keyboardist, and lead vocalist Geddy Lee, guitarist Alex Lifeson, and drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. ... A Top 10 album by Lou Reed, released in 1974, and Reeds highest-charting album ever. ... Lou Reed, born Lewis Allen Reed[1] March 2, 1942, is an American rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. ... Second Helping is a 1974 (see 1974 in music) album by Lynyrd Skynyrd. ... Lynyrd Skynyrd (pronounced lÄ•h-nérd skin-nérd) (or IPA pronunciation: ) is an iconic U.S. Southern rock band. ... For the Queen song of the same name, see News of the World (album). ... The Carpenters were a vocal and instrumental duo, consisting of siblings Karen and Richard Carpenter. ... Slapp Happy (aka Casablanca Moon) is an album by German/British avant-garde pop group Slapp Happy, recorded at Virgin Records Manor studios in 1974. ... 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Biggest hit singles

The following songs achieved the highest chart positions in the charts of 1974.

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1 Carl Douglas Kung Fu Fighting 1974 Flag of Jamaica UK 1 - Aug 1974, US BB 1 - Nov 1974, Canada 1 - Nov 1974, Holland 1 - Oct 1974, France 1 - Sep 1974, Austria 1 - Dec 1974, Germany 1 - Jan 1975, Eire 1 - Oct 1974, Australia 1 for 3 weeks Jul 1975, Switzerland 2 - Nov 1974, South Africa 2 of 1974, Norway 3 - Oct 1974, US BB 5 of 1974, Global 7 (10 M sold) - 1974, Sweden 8 - Aug 1998, POP 9 of 1974, Italy 10 of 1975, US CashBox 11 of 1975, Scrobulate 12 of disco, Australia 22 of 1974, Germany 27 of the 1970s, RYM 84 of 1974, OzNet 842
2 Terry Jacks Seasons in the Sun 1974 Flag of Canada UK 1 - Mar 1974, US BB 1 - Feb 1974, Canada 1 - Nov 1973, France 1 - May 1974, Austria 1 - Apr 1974, Switzerland 1 - Apr 1974, Norway 1 - Apr 1974, Germany 1 - Mar 1974, Eire 1 - Apr 1974, Australia 1 for 4 weeks Nov 1974, Australia Goset 1 - Apr 1974, Australia 5 of 1974, Holland 6 - Mar 1974, South Africa 6 of 1974, Global 7 (10 M sold) - 1974, US CashBox 9 of 1974, POP 19 of 1974, Germany 33 of the 1970s, US BB 38 of 1974, RYM 38 of 1973, DDD 65 of 1973
3 ABBA Waterloo 1974 Flag of Sweden UK 1 - Apr 1974, Switzerland 1 - Apr 1974, Norway 1 - Apr 1974, Germany 1 - May 1974, Eire 1 - Apr 1974, Holland 2 - Apr 1974, Austria 2 - May 1974, Canada 3 - Jun 1974, France 5 - Apr 1974, US BB 6 - Jun 1974, Scrobulate 6 of swedish, Australia Goset 10 - Jul 1974, South Africa 14 of 1974, POP 23 of 1974, Global 33 (5 M sold) - 1974, RYM 33 of 1974, Germany 49 of the 1970s, Italy 51 of 1974, Europe 55 of the 1970s, US CashBox 84 of 1974, OzNet 413, Acclaimed 1016
4 Steve Miller Band The Joker 1974 Flag of the United States UK 1 - Aug 1990, US BB 1 - Nov 1973, Holland 1 - Oct 1973, Eire 1 - Sep 1990, Canada 2 - Dec 1973, Norway 2 - Nov 1990, Switzerland 5 - Oct 1990, Austria 6 - Oct 1990, Germany 7 - Jan 1991, Australia Goset 7 - Feb 1974, France 8 - Dec 1973, US CashBox 10 of 1974, Poland 11 - Sep 1990, DDD 13 of 1973, US BB 21 of 1974, POP 33 of 1974, RYM 61 of 1973, Scrobulate 62 of 70s, Virgin 84, TheQ 297, Germany 399 of the 1990s, OzNet 561, Acclaimed 1721
5 George McCrae Rock Your Baby 1974 Flag of the United States UK 1 - Jun 1974, US BB 1 - Jun 1974, Holland 1 - Aug 1974, Austria 1 - Oct 1974, Switzerland 1 - Aug 1974, Norway 1 - Sep 1974, Germany 1 - Jan 1975, Canada 2 - Jun 1974, France 4 - Aug 1974, Germany 7 of the 1970s, Global 7 (10 M sold) - 1974, Italy 11 of 1974, Australia 20 of 1974, Australia Goset 37 - Aug 1974, RYM 39 of 1974, US CashBox 40 of 1974, Acclaimed 807

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Published popular music

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Classical music

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Opera

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Musical films

The musical film is a film genre in which several songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative. ... Huckleberry Finn is a musical film version of the Mark Twain boyhood adventure story, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. ... Lost in the Stars is a 1949 musical with book and lyrics by Maxwell Anderson and music by Kurt Weill, based on the novel Cry, the Beloved Country (1948) by Alan Paton (1903-1988). ... Mame is a 1974 American musical film. ... Phantom of the Paradise is a 1974 muscial, horror-thriller film written and directed by Brian De Palma. ... This article is about the 1974 MGM documentary film. ... Son of Dracula is a musical comedy film released in 1974 by Apple Films, starring Harry Nilsson and Ringo Starr. ...

Births

is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... DAngelo (born Michaela Eugene Archer on February 11, 1974 in Richmond, Virginia) is a Grammy Award winning American soul singer, pianist, guitarist, songwriter, and record producer. ... is the 44th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For other people with the same name, see Robbie Williams (disambiguation). ... is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jaime Villarreal Romano (February 23, 1974), is a Mexican rock and roll musician. ... April 14 is the 104th day of the year (105th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 261 days remaining. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 107th day of the year (108th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Victoria Caroline Beckham (née Adams; born 17 April 1974) is an English Singer, Songwriter, Dancer and occasional Actress turned fashion designer and businesswoman. ... is the 108th day of the year (109th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Milagros Ninnete Corretjer Maldonado, better known as, Millie Corretjer De la Hoya (b. ... is the 136th day of the year (137th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the singer–songwriter. ... is the 138th day of the year (139th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Chantal Kreviazuk (born May 18, 1973) is a Canadian singer-songwriter of rock and pop music. ... is the 143rd day of the year (144th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For R&B singer Jewell Caples, see Jewell (singer). ... is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alanis redirects here. ... is the 190th day of the year (191st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nikola Sarcevic (born July 9, 1974, in Örebro, Sweden) is the bassist, vocalist, and primary songwriter in the skate-punk band Millencolin. ... Millencolin is originally a skate punk band that was formed in October of 1992 by Erik Ohlsson, Mathias Färm and Nikola Sarcevic in Örebro, Sweden. ... is the 193rd day of the year (194th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Sharon Janny den Adel (born in Waddinxveen, near Gouda, South Holland, on July 12, 1974) is the lead singer and one of the songwriters in the Dutch symphonic metal band Within Temptation. ... is the 194th day of the year (195th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Deborah Cox (born July 13, 1974 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian R&B/House singer. ... is the 197th day of the year (198th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jeremy Enigk (b. ... Sunny Day Real Estate or SDRE was an alternative rock band formed in Seattle, Washington. ... The Fire Theft, a band based in Seattle, Washington, was formed by vocalist/guitarist Jeremy Enigk, bassist Nate Mendel, and drummer William Goldsmith, all of whom were previously members of Sunny Day Real Estate. ... is the 220th day of the year (221st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Preta Gil (born August 8, 1974) is a Brazilian musician. ... is the 226th day of the year (227th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Ana Matronic (born Ana Lynch on 14 August 1974 in Portland, Oregon) is the female lead singer for the Scissor Sisters. ... The Scissor Sisters are an American alternative band who formed in 2001. ... is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 242nd day of the year (243rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Aaron Barrett (born August 30, 1974 in San Bernardino County, California) is the lead singer, lead guitarist, and primary songwriter for the ska-punk band Reel Big Fish. ... Reel Big Fish is an American ska punk band, best known for the 1997 hit Sell Out. ... is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... James Thomas Fallon (born September 19, 1974 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American comedian, actor, musician, and Grammy nominee best known for his work on Saturday Night Live. ... For other uses, see 5th October (Serbia). ... Heather Headley on the cover of her 2002 debut album This Is Who I Am Heather Headley (born October 5, 1974) is a Grammy nominated R&B singer from Trinidad and Tobago. ... is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Cardigans are a Swedish band formed in the town of Jönköping in 1992. ... is the 306th day of the year (307th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Cornell Iral Haynes, Jr. ... is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Louise Redknapp (née Nurding) (born November 4, 1974) is a British pop singer, usually referred to by her first name alone. ... is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 341st day of the year (342nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nicole Appleton Nicole Marie Appleton (born December 7, 1974) is a pop singer and a member of Appleton and a former member of All Saints. ... is the 342nd day of the year (343rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nick Zinner (born Nicholas Joseph Zinner on December 8, 1974) is the guitarist for the New York rock band Yeah Yeah Yeahs. ... Yeah Yeah Yeahs are a Grammy Award-nominated New York City-based rock band. ... is the 344th day of the year (345th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Megan Martha White (born December 10, 1974 in Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan) is best known as the drummer and backing vocalist of Detroit rock duo The White Stripes. ... This article is about the American duo. ... is the 358th day of the year (359th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Julian Rachlin is a Lithuanian-born violinist and violist. ...

Deaths

is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Kurt Magnus Atterberg (December 12, 1887 - February 15, 1974) was a Swedish composer. ... is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alberto Rabagliati (Milan, 26 June 1906 - Rome, 7 March 1974) was Italys first pop star. ... is the 87th day of the year (88th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Arthur Big Boy Crudup (also known as Pop Crudup) (August 24, 1905 – March 28, 1976) was a delta blues singer and guitarist. ... is the 87th day of the year (88th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Dorothy Fields was immortalised on a USPS postage stamp. ... is the 105th day of the year (106th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Giovanni DAnzi ( Milan, Italy, 1 January 1906, Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy, 15 April 1974) was an Italian songwriter. ... is the 107th day of the year (108th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Blossom Seeley (born Minnie Guyer, July 16, 1891 in San Francisco, California, USA - died April 17, 1974 in New York City) one half of the legendary Vaudeville team of Blossom Seeley and Benny Fields. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... is the 115th day of the year (116th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Pamela Susan Courson (December 22, 1946-April 25, 1974) was best known as the common-law wife of late Doors vocalist Jim Morrison. ... For other persons named James or Jim Morrison, see James Morrison. ... Paul Gonsalves (1920-1974), a Brazilian-American jazz tenor saxophonist, was considered one of the best and most tasteful players on his instrument. ... is the 144th day of the year (145th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the American Jazz composer and performer. ... is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Rodolfo Lipizer (January 16, 1895, Gorizia, Italy – June 8, 1974), was an Italian violinist, professor of music, and orchestra conductor. ... is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Darius Milhaud Darius Milhaud (IPA: ) (September 4, 1892 – June 22, 1974) was a French composer and teacher. ... is the 178th day of the year (179th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 210th day of the year (211th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mama Cass Elliot (September 19, 1941 _ July 29, 1974), born Ellen Naomi Cohen, was a noted American singer who performed with The Mamas & the Papas. ... The Mamas & the Papas (credited as The Mamas and the Papas on the debut album cover) were a leading vocal group of the 1960s. ... is the 246th day of the year (247th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Harry Partch (June 24, 1901 – September 3, 1974) was an American composer. ... is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Robbie McIntosh (born on 25 October 1957 in Sutton, Surrey) is a virtuoso English guitarist. ... The Average White Band (also AWB) is a Scottish funk and R&B band. ... is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... David Fyodorovich Oistrakh (Russian: , David Fiodorovič Ojstrah; September 30 [O.S. September 17] 1908 – October 24, 1974) was a Russian violinist who made many recordings and was the dedicatee of numerous violin works. ... is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Alfonso Leng ( February 11, 1894 - November 11, 1974) was a composer of classical music. ... is the 323rd day of the year (324th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... George Brunies aka Georg Brunis (February 6, 1902 - November 19, 1974) was a well known early jazz trombonist. ... is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... CD cover of recordings of Martins cello and violin concertos. ... is the 329th day of the year (330th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Nicholas Rodney Drake (June 19, 1948 – November 25, 1974) was an English singer-songwriter and musician best known for his acoustic, autumnal songs. ...

Awards

Grammy Awards

Grammy Award statuette The Grammy Awards, presented by the Recording Academy (an association of Americans professionally involved in the recorded music industry) for outstanding achievements in the recording industry, is one of four major music awards shows held annually in the United States (the Billboard Music Awards, the American Music... The 16th Grammy Awards were held in 1974, and were broadcast live on American television. ...

Country Music Association Awards

The Country Music Association (CMA) was founded in 1958 in Nashville, Tennessee. ...

Eurovision Song Contest

Eurovision redirects here. ... The Eurovision Song Contest 1974 was the nineteenth Eurovision Song Contest. ...

See also


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