On This Day

Year 1973 in Music History

Events in Music

  • Mar 1 Pink Floyd release their album "Dark Side of the Moon", since sold over 45 million copies
  • Jul 29 Led Zeppelin has more than $200,000 in cash stolen from a safety-deposit box at the New York Hilton

Music Awards in 1973

  • Feb 26 8th Academy of Country Music Awards: Merle Haggard and Donna Fargo win
  • Mar 4 15th Grammy Awards: 1st Time Ever I Saw Your Face, America
  • Apr 7 18th Eurovision Song Contest: Anne-Marie David for Luxembourg wins singing "Tu te reconnaitras" in Luxembourg
  • Oct 15 7th Country Music Association Award: Roy Clark wins

Musicians Married in 1973

  • Aug 19 American singer and actor Kris Kristofferson (37) weds fellow singer Rita Coolidge (28); divorce in 1980
  • Sep 17 "The Osmonds" lead singer and bassist Merrill Osmond (20) weds Mary Carlson