1971

Paul McCartney the LP ” Ram” on May 17, 1971. It was the second studio album by Paul McCartney, made in collaboration with his wife Linda McCartney. The album was recorded amid McCartney’s legal action in the United Kingdom’s High Court to dissolve the Beatles’ partnership, following the band’s break-up the year before. It is […]

47 years ago today, on May 15, 1971, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s 3rd album, “4 Way Street” became the #1 album in the country. It would only stay there for one week. The LP was the 3rd LP by Crosby, Stills & Nash, the second by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and their 1st […]

It’s was as simple as 4 3 2 1 On April 7, 1971, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young released the LP “4 Way Street”. It had the number 4 in the title, it was album number 3 by Crosby, Stills & Nash, LP # 2 as Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, and their first live […]

Carly Simon played a concert at The Troubadour in LA on April 6, 1971. After the show, she was introduced to James Taylor. They would end up marrying in Nov. of 1972. Carly and James did an interview that ran in the Jan. 4, 1973 issue of Rolling Stone. In the interview she recalled the […]

On April 2, 1971, Janis Joplin’s LP “Pearl” became the #1 record in the US. It was her first #1 solo album but she never got to see it go to the top as she had passed away before its release. Do you remember the first time you heard this record? Read It Here!

We think we are pretty safe in saying that Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s version of Joni Mitchell’s song “Woodstock” is pretty much the theme song of a generation. On March 28, 1970, CSN&Y released their version as a single. It was off of their “Deja Vu” LP which had been released on March 11th […]

Jethro Tull released their 4th LP titled “Aqualung” on March 19, 1971. Many people have thought that it was a concept album, but the band strongly disagrees with the thought. The records success marked a turning point in the band’s career, who went on to become a major radio and touring act. Recorded at Island […]

On Feb. 27, 1971, Janis Joplin finally had a #1 album. Her LP “Pearl”, which had been released on Jan. 11 hit the top of the Billboard 200 album chart. It would remain there for 9 straight weeks. As you all know, Janis wasn’t there to see it happen. Janis had passed away on Oct. […]

YES released their third LP “The Yes Album” on Feb.19, 1971. It was their first album with guitarist Steve Howe who replaced Peter Banks in 1970, and their last in the 1970s to feature keyboardist Tony Kaye. The album was the first by the group not to feature any cover versions, which had been a […]

On Feb.10, 1971, Carole King released her second LP titled “Tapestry”. King wrote or co-wrote all of the songs on the album, several of which had already been hits for other artists such as Aretha Franklin’s “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” and The Shirelles’ “Will You Love Me Tomorrow” (in 1960). Three […]


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