September 1974... 40 years ago this month. For me, I was starting High School. Gerald Ford pardoned Richard Nixon. And then announces conditional amnesty for US Vietnam War deserters.
On a lighter note.... What was happening in music?
Albums released in August1974 include:
- Randy Newman - Good Old Boys
- Bonnie Raitt - Streetlights
- Supertramp - Crime Of The Century
- Jackson Browne - Late For The Sky
As for singles, 4 songs topped the charts in (the 5 weeks) of August 1974:
- Rock Me Gently - Andy Kim (9/28/74)
- (You're) Having My Baby - Paul Anka (9/7/74)
- I Shot The Sheriff - Eric Clapton (9/14/74)
- Can't Get Enough Of Your Love - Barry White (9/21/74)
- Jazzman - Carole King (peaked at #2)
- Tin Man - America (#4)
- Falling In Love - Souther Hillman Furay #(27)