Jeff Beck was born.
Bull Moose Jackson hits #4 on the R&B chart with "I Know Who Threw the Whiskey In the Well."
Mick Fleetwood was born.
John Lennon's second book, 'A Spaniard in the Works', is published.
Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth) (George Harrison) was a hit.
Having switched labels, James Taylor's first album for Columbia Records, 'JT', is released. It yields hit singles in "Handy Man" and "Your Smiling Face" and becomes Taylor's highest charting album since Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon.
Genesis hits #23 with "Follow You Follow Me".
Peter Gabriel hits #45 in the US with his self-titled second album.
Ring My Bell (Anita Ward) was a hit.
Heaven 17 hits #5 in the UK with "Come Live With Me".
Cinderella hits #20 with "Coming Home".