Originally released in 1973, The Joker, by The Steve Miller Band topped the Billboard Hot 100, in early 1974. It later reached number one, in 1990, in the UK, because of the song was used in a TV Commercial, for Levi jeans.
UK number two single, from 1970, here is T. Rex and Ride A White Swan.
Number one single, from 1972, here is Alice Cooper and School’s Out.
April 28th. On This Day In History, 1973: The album The Dark Side of the Moon by the British progressive rock band Pink Floyd entered the Billboard Top LP’s & Tape chart, on which it spent a record 942 weeks. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dark_Side_of_the_Moon> Here is one of the best known tracks from this iconic album, “Money”.
On this day, April 21st, in 1973, Tony Orlando & Dawn, topped the Billboard charts, with “Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree”. This was a huge hit, around the World.
More Than A Feeling, by American band, Boston, was released in September, 1976. It only reached number 22, in the UK, but made it to number 4, on the Billboard Hot 100.
All The Young Dudes, released in 1972, was written by David Bowie, for Mott the Hoople. It reached number three in the UK, but only made number 37 in the USA. If you listen, you can hear David Bowie, singing backing vocals.
On April 11th, 1970, 49 years ago today, “Let It Be”, the Beatles last single, before they disbanded, reached number one, on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was of course a huge hit around the World, but only reached number two, in the UK. This song, reminds be of my late, older brother, Brian, …
In 1974, this song reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and in Canada. It only reached number two, in the UK, being kept from the number one spot, by Mud’s “Lonely This Christmas”. It is also on my all time Top 100.
Won’t Get Fooled again, was a single, released in 1971, by British band The Who. It was taken from their album “Who’s Next”. It reached number 9 in the UK, and number 15, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1971. You may know this song, as the theme song from, CSI Miami, on TV.