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The Music and Events of 1973

Our favorite songs of 1973 included these:

Title Artist
A Letter to Myself Chi Lites
Ainít No Woman (Like the One I Got) Four Tops
All I Know Garfunkel, Art
And I Love Her So Como, Perry
Angie Rolling Stones
At the Hop Flash Cadillac & the Continent
Aubrey Bread
Bad Bad Leroy Brown Croce, Jim
Be My Woman Tonight Stevenson, B. W.
Behind Closed Doors Rich, Charlie
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Midler, Bette
Break Up to Make Up Stylistics
Brother Louie Stories
China Grove Doobie Brothers
Could It Be Iím Falling in Love Spinners
Cover of the Rolling Stone Dr. Hook & the Medicine Show
Crocodile Rock John, Elton
Daisy a Day Strunk, Jud
Daisy a Day Strunk, Jud
Dancing in the Moonlight King Harvest
Daniel John, Elton
Dannyís Song Murray, Anne
Delta Dawn Reddy, Helen
Diamond Girl Seals & Crofts
Do It Again Steely Dan
Doing It to Death J.B.s
Donít Expect Me to Be Your Friend Lobo
Donít Go Breaking My Heart John, Elton & Kiki Dee
Donít Let Me Be Lonely Tonight Taylor, James
Drift Away Gray, Dobie
Duelling Banjos Weissberg, Eric & Mandell, Ste
Feeliní Stronger Every Day Chicago
Frankenstein Edgar Winters Group
Free Ride Edgar Winters Group
Funny Face Fargo, Donna
Get Down OíSullivan, Gilbert
Give Me Love Harrison, George
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road John, Elton
Gypsy Man War
Half Breed Cher
Hello Itís Me Rundgren, Todd
Higher Ground Wonder, Stevie
Hocus Pocus Focus
Hummingbird Seals & Crofts
I Got a Name Croce, Jim
I Wanna be With You Raspberries
Iím Doiní Fine Now New York City
Iím Just a Singer Moody Blues
Jimmy Loves Mary Ann Looking Glass
Joker Steve Miller Band
Just You íní Me Chicago
Keep on Truckiní Kendricks, Eddie
Killing Me Softly With His Song Flack, Roberta
Knockiní On Heavenís Door Clapton, Eric
Knockiní on Heavenís Door Dylan, Bob
Kodachrome Simon, Paul
Last Song Bear, Edward
Leave Me Alone Reddy, Helen
Letís Get It On Gaye, Marvin
Live and Let Die Paul McCartney & Wings
Long Train Runniní Doobie Brothers
Love Train OíJays
Loves Me Like a Rock Simon, Paul
Midnight Train to Georgia Gladys Knight & the Pips
Mind Games Lennon, John
Morningside Diamond, Neil
My Love Paul McCartney & Wings
My Maria Stevenson, B.W.
Neither One of Us Gladys Knight & the Pips
Oh Babe What Would You Say Smith, Hurricane
One of a Kind Love Affair Spinners
Painted Ladies Thomas, Ian
Peaceful Reddy, Helen
Peaceful Easy Feeling Eagles
Photograph Starr, Ringo
Pieces of April Three Dog Night
Pillow Talk Sylvia
Rambliní Man Allman Brothers Band
Reeling in the Years Steely Dan
Right Place Wrong Time Dr. John
Rockiní Roll Baby Stylistics
Rocky Mountain High Denver, John
Saturday Nightís Alright For John, Elton
Say Has Anybody Seen My Sweet... Tony Orlando & Dawn
Shambala Three Dog Night
Shenandoah McCoy, Charlie
Sheís So Fine Flash Cadillac & the Continent
Sing Carpenters
Smoke On the Water Deep Purple
So Very Hard to Go Tower of Power
Soul Makossa Dibango, Manu
Standing on a Mountaintop Seals & Crofts
Stir it Up Nash, Johnny
Stuck in the Middle With You Stealers Wheel
Superfly Mayfield, Curtis
Superstition Wonder, Stevie
Tequila Sunrise Eagles
That Lady Isley Brothers
The Cisco Kid War
The Love I Lost Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes
The Morning After McGovern, Maureen
The Most Beautiful Girl in the World Rich, Charlie
The Night the Lights Went Out Lawrence, Vicki
The Right Thing to Do Simon, Carly
Tie a Yellow Ribbon Dawn
Time in a Bottle Croce, Jim
Top of the World Carpenters
Touch Me in the Morning Ross, Diana
Twelfth of Never Osmond, Donny
Uneasy Rider Charlie Daniels Band
Walk On the Wild Side Reed, Lou
We May Never Pass This Way Again Seals & Crofts
Weíre An American Band Grand Funk Railroad
Will It Go Round in Circles Preston, Billy
Yes We Can Can Pointer Sisters
Yesterday Once More Carpenters
You are the Sunshine of My Life Wonder, Stevie
You Canít Always Get What You Rolling Stones
Youíre So Vain Simon, Carly

Meanwhile, in 1973...

January: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that abortion is legal... at least during the first 6 months of pregnancy.

The "Sears Tower" in Chicago opens; it is 1,455 feet tall.

January 28: A ceasefire ends U.S. ground troop involvement in Vietnam. The war has claimed the lives of over 45,000 Americans.

OPEC cuts production of oil; the shortage of gasoline affects everyone. U.S. oil processing cannot meet the demands of Americans. But critics claim the shortage is contrived by the oil companies.

April: Presidential aides Haldeman, Erlichman, and Dean resign as the Watergate scandal edges closer to the White House.

George Foreman defeats Joe Frazier to become the heavyweight champion of the world.

June: President Nixon orders a freeze on all retail food prices.

September: In a tennis "battle of the sexes" contest, the women win big-time. Billy Jean King defeats 55 year-old Bobby Riggs.

October: Vice President Spiro Agnew resigns; Agnew pleaded no contest to charges of income tax evasion.

President Nixon fires Watergate prosecutor Archibold Cox when Cox demands White House tape recordings. Nixon appoints Leon Jaworski to replace Cox.

The Oakland Athletics win the World Series.

The Academy award for Best Picture goes to "The Sting." Actress Glenda Jackson wins for her performance in "A Touch of Class."

Jim Croce dies in a plane crash just as his career was taking off.

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