On This Day, February 16, 1974: Bob Dylan’s ‘Planet Waves’ becomes his first number one album

On This Day, February 16, 1974…Bob Dylan’s fourteenth studio album, Planet Waves, became his first album to hit number one on the Billboard Album chart.Recorded with his longtime collaborators The Band, Planet Waves includes the future classic “Forever Young,” which appeared on the record in two different versions. The album was originally supposed... Read More.

On This Day, January 26, 1974: Ringo Starr hits #1 with “You’re Sixteen”

On This Day, January 26, 1974…Ringo Starr landed his second #1 single with “You’re Sixteen.” The song was written by the Sherman Brothers and originally recorded by Johnny Burnette in 1969.Ringo’s version was on his third studio album, Ringo, and featured his former Beatles bandmate Paul McCartney as well as Harry Nilsson on backing vocals.The song also went... Read More.