On This Day

Events in Music in September 1974

  • Sep 7 "Irene" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 605 performances

Music releaseMusic Recording

Sep 16 Bob Dylan records Blood on the Tracks

Singer-Songwriter Bob Dylan
Singer-Songwriter
Bob Dylan
  • Sep 23 "Gypsy" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 120 performances

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Sep 28 "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing" by Aretha Franklin peaks at #47

Soul Singer Aretha Franklin
Soul Singer
Aretha Franklin
  • Sep 28 "I'm A Ramblin' Man" by Waylon Jennings peaks at #75
  • Sep 28 "Live It Up Part 1" by Isley Brothers peaks at #52

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Sep 28 "Papa Don't Take No Mess Part 1" by James Brown peaks at #31

Singer James Brown
Singer
James Brown
  • Sep 28 "Rock Me Gently" by Andy Kim peaks at #1
  • Sep 28 "Surfin' USA" by Beach Boys reenters chart & peaks at #36

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Sep 28 John Lennon appears as guest DJ on WNEW-FM (NYC)

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • Sep 28 British rock guitarist Mick Ronson joins Mott the Hoople