Posted in: Entertainment History, News, Trivia Q & A | No Comments | March 24, 2022
~ 1878 - Harper’s Weekly introduces the phonograph to the public
~ 1945 - Eric Clapton was born
~ 1964 - Tracy Chapman was born
~ 1949 - RCA Records releases the first 45 rpm single
~ 1935 - Herb Alpert was born
~ 1955 - Angus Young of AC/DC was born
~ 1948 - Jimmy Cliff was born
~ 1977 - Fleetwood Mac top the charts with their most successful release - Rumors
~ 1979 - Kate Bush’s first concert tour begins in Poole, England
~ 1942 - Leon Russell was born
~ 1947 - Emmylou Harris was born
1949 - Richard Thompson was born
April 4 ~ 1978 - 40th Anniversary of Carly Simon - Boys In The Trees. The seventh studio album (eighth overall).
The album included “You Belong to Me”, which reached #6 on the Billboard Pop Singles chart and became Simon’s fifth Top 10 pop hit. Another track, a remake of The Everly Brothers’ 1958 hit “Devoted to You”, sung as a duet with then-husband James Taylor, also made the Top 40 at #36. The singles also hit the Top 10 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart, peaking at #4 and #2, respectively.
The photo featured on the front cover of the album was expertly airbrushed to paint a Danskin top on what was a topless photo of Simon. The album won a Grammy for Best Album Package, the Grammy went to Johnny Lee and Tony Lane.
~ 1979 - Duran Duran perform live for the first time at Birmingham Polytechnic
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