What was happening in music?
- Steely Dan - Pretzel Logic: Steely Dan's 3 album, with their biggest hit "Rikki Don't Lose That Number...
- Eagles - On The Border: The third album from the Eagles, featuring "Already Gone" and "James Dean"...
- Frank Zappa - Apostrophe: No, not his 3rd album, but his most successful. Though I didn't own the album until later, this was my introduction to Zappa, with "Don't Eat The Yellow Snow" and "Cosmic Desbris", among others.
Only 3 songs made #1 on the Top 40 during the 5 weeks of 3/1974:
- Seasons In The Sun - Terry Jacks (3/2/74, 3/9/74 and 3/16/74)
- Dark Lady - Cher (3/23/74)
- Sunshine On My Shoulders - John Denver (3/30/74)
- Bennie And The Jets - Elton John (#4)
- I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song - Jim Croce (#22)
- Rock And Roll Hoochie Koo - Rick Derringer (#23)
- Let It Ride - Bachman Turner Overdrive (#32)