Raymond Davis was born.
Ivory Joe Hunter hits #3 on the R&B chart with "Blues At Sunrise."
The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi hit R&B Top 10 with "Our Father".
Roy Hamilton hits #1 on the R&B chart and #21 on the pop chart with "You'll Never Walk Alone", #4 on the R&B chart and #26 on the pop chart with "If I Loved You", #5 on the R&B chart and #30 on the pop chart with "Ebb Tide" and #8 on the R&B chart with "Hurt".
Can't Buy Me Love (The Beatles) was a hit.
The Mothers of Invention hit #17 in the UK and #94 in the US with 'Burnt Weeny Sandwich'.
LaBelle hits #1 with "Lady Marmelade".
B. T. Express hits #4 with "Express".
Led Zeppelin becomes the first band in history to have 6 albums on the chart at once: 'Physical Graffiti' (#1), 'Led Zeppelin IV', 'House of the Holy', 'Led Zeppelin II', 'Led Zeppelin', and 'Led Zeppelin III'.
The Allen Toussaint-produced disco smash "Lady Marmalade" by the vocal trio Labelle tops the singles chart.
Rick Wakeman and Jon Anderson leave Yes.
Heart hits #33 with "Even It Up".
Gary Numan hits #9 in the US with "Cars"
Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now (Starship) was a hit.
Walter Becker of Steely Dan solicits bids for his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction trophy via the band's website.