Today in 70's Music History

January 22, 2018

Music in the seventies took on many different twists and turns. Here are a few music events that took place this date in the seventies.

1970, Steel Mill, (featuring Bruce Springsteen) opened for The Elvin Bishop Band at The Matrix in San Francisco, California. Steel Mill were paid only $5 for the gig, The Elvin Bishop Band received $90 as headliner.

 

1972, David Bowie 'came out' as bisexual during an interview in the British music weekly Melody Maker.

 

1972, Don McLean's album 'American Pie' started a seven week run at No.1 in the US album chart.

 

1977, Paul McCartney went to No.1 on the US album chart with 'Wings Over America', Paul McCartney's sixth US No.1 after The Beatles.

 

Enjoy your Monday and keep those oldies playing!

 

 

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