On This Day

August 28, 1973 in Music History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in Music

Music releaseAlbum Release

"Let's Get It On" 13th studio album by Marvin Gaye is released

Singer Marvin Gaye
Marvin Gaye
  • "Smoke on the Water" by Deep Purple goes gold
  • Bobby "Boris" Pickett's song "Monster Mash" goes gold
  • “Let’s Get It On” single released by Marvin Gaye (Billboard Song of the Year 1973)

Birthdays in Music

  • DJ Assault [Craig De Shan Adams], American musician, born in Detroit