Joe Liggins hits #8 on the R&B chart with "Darktown Strutter's Ball."
Joe Turner hits #1 on the R&B chart and #23 on the pop chart with "Honey Hush".
"Swannee River Rock" becomes Ray Charles' first single to cross over onto the pop charts.
To Know Him, Is To Love Him (The Teddy Bears) was a hit.
Seal & Crofts hit #6 with "Summer Breeze".
Grand Funk Railroad hits #29 with "Rock 'n' Roll Soul"
Top of the World (The Carpenters) was a hit.
Neil Young performs "Helpless" at 'The Last Waltz,' the Band's farewell concert.
The Band performs their farewell concert at San Francisco's Winterland. The show is filmed by Martin Scorcese and later released as 'The Last Waltz'. During the show, Pops and Mavis Staples join in on "The Weight."
The Band bows out with "The Last Waltz," a grand farewell concert at Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. A film documentary, directed by Martin Scorsese, and three-record set of musical highlights follow.
Bob Geldof, Midge Ure and 34 other artists record "Do They Know It's Christmas?" to raise money for Ethiopian famine victims, launching the Band-Aid Trust and presaging Live Aid.
Alice Cooper hits #7 with "Poison".