Lead Belly dies in New York, NY.
James Taylor is issued in England on the Beatles' Apple label. Taylor is the first non-Beatle signed to Apple.
Led Zeppelin enters the Top Forty with "Whole Lotta Love," which reaches #4. It is this album-oriented band's highest-charting single.
Number of British singles in 'Billboard's' Top 100: 6
Tears of a Clown (Smokey Robinson & the Miracles) was a hit.
'Still Crazy After All These Years,' Paul Simon's third solo album of the Seventies, tops the album charts.
New York Dolls disband.
Adam & the Ants hit #2 in the UK with "Antmusic".
MTV has 21,250,000 subscribers.
Faith (George Michael) was a hit.
Joni Mitchell is presented with the Century Award at the Billboard Music Awards.
Metallica hits #28 with "The Memory Remains".