On This Day

September 28, 1974 in Music History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Events in Music


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"Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing" by Aretha Franklin peaks at #47

Soul Singer Aretha Franklin
Soul Singer
Aretha Franklin
  • "I'm A Ramblin' Man" by Waylon Jennings peaks at #75
  • "Live It Up Part 1" by Isley Brothers peaks at #52

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"Papa Don't Take No Mess Part 1" by James Brown peaks at #31

Singer James Brown
Singer
James Brown
  • "Rock Me Gently" by Andy Kim peaks at #1
  • "Surfin' USA" by Beach Boys reenters chart & peaks at #36
  • British rock guitarist Mick Ronson joins Mott the Hoople

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John Lennon appears as guest DJ on WNEW-FM (NYC)

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon