Popular Music 1970s
(Saturday, December 8, 1973) — “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” by Elton John peaked at #2 on today’s Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for three weeks. It was John’s sixth of 27 top ten hits on the chart (1971-1997). In 2010, Rolling Stone magazine ranked it No. 380 in their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
Video: 'The Who 11-20-1973 Daly City Cow Palace'
(Tuesday, November 20, 1973) — The Who drummer Keith Moon collapsed twice tonight during the opening concert for the the rock group’s Quadrophenia U.S. tour at the Cow Palace in Daly City, a suburb just south of San Francisco, apparently because of jet lag. Read more on The Who asks for volunteer after drummer Keith Moon collapses twice during concert 40 years ago today (1973)…