Category Archives: Popular Music 1970s

‘Saturday Night Fever’ premieres in New York City 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1977)


Video: 'Saturday Night Fever' trailer

(Monday, December 12, 1977)Saturday Night Fever, an American musical drama film about a Brooklyn roughneck who’s love for disco dancing makes him realize that he wants more out of life, premiered tonight at Loew’s State Theater in New York City . Continue reading ‘Saturday Night Fever’ premieres in New York City 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 12 1977)

McCartney, Wings perform ‘Mull of Kintyre’ for ‘Mike Yarwood Christmas Show’ 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 1977)


Video: 'Paul McCartney Live At Mike Yarwood Xmas Show, UK (Saturday 10th December 1977)'

(Saturday, December 10, 1977) — Paul McCartney and Wings recorded an appearance for the Dec. 25, 1977, edition of the BBC1 variety show The Mike Yarwood Christmas Show today at BBC Television Studios in London. Continue reading McCartney, Wings perform ‘Mull of Kintyre’ for ‘Mike Yarwood Christmas Show’ 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 1977)

‘Love Songs’ album by The Beatles peaks at #24 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 1977)

(Saturday, December 10, 1977)“Love Songs,” a compilation album that comprises love songs recorded by the Beatles between 1962 and 1970, peaked at #24 on today’s Billboard Top LPs & Tape chart for two weeks. Continue reading ‘Love Songs’ album by The Beatles peaks at #24 in USA 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 10 1977)

McCartney films third promo clip for ‘Mull of Kintyre’ 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1977)


Video: 'Paul McCartney & Wings - Mull Of Kintyre [Two Version] [High Quality]'

(Friday, December 9, 1977) — Former Beatle Paul McCartney and his band Wings filmed the third promotional clip for their British smash hit single “Mull of Kintyre” on stage two at the Elstree film studios today in Hertfordshire. Continue reading McCartney films third promo clip for ‘Mull of Kintyre’ 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1977)

‘Scouse the Mouse’ album by Ringo Starr and others released 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1977)


Video: 'Scouse the Mouse' (4 videos)

(Friday, December 9, 1977)Scouse the Mouse, a children’s album that featured the vocals of former Beatle Ringo Starr and others, was released today in the UK by Polydor (the album was not released, however, in the U.S.). Continue reading ‘Scouse the Mouse’ album by Ringo Starr and others released 40 years ago #OnThisDay #OTD (Dec 9 1977)