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Blue Oyster Cult - Blue Oyster Cult 
Bread - Baby I'm-a Want You 
Jackson Browne - Jackson Browne 
Aretha Franklin - Young, Gifted and Black 
Al  Green - Let's Stay Together 
Michael Jackson - Got to Be There 
Linda Ronstadt - Linda Ronstadt 
Paul Simon - Paul Simon
Uriah Heep - Demons and Wizards
Yes - Fragile 

The UK joins the European Common Market.
Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland: British soldiers kill 13

The Allman Brothers Band - Eat a Peach 
Captain Beefheart - The Spotlight Kid 
David Cassidy - Cherish 
Nick Drake - Pink Moon
Dave Mason - Headkeeper 
Todd Rundgren - Something/Anything? 
The Strawbs - Grave New World 
Various artists - A Clockwork Orange (soundtrack)
Stevie Wonder - Music of My Mind 
Neil Young - Harvest 

The British government declares a state of emergency.
Paul McCartney & Wings begin their first UK tour.
The US launches an important bombing campaign in North
US President Nixon visits China.
The IRA bombs British soldiers' headquarters.
Vietnam peace talks in Paris are fruitless.
John Lennon is under surveillance by the FBI.

Harry Chapin - Heads and Tales 
Deep Purple - Machine Head 
Fleetwood Mac - Bare Trees 
The Ohio Players - Pain 

Paul McCartney is charged with growing marijuana at his Scotland
The US launch a spacecraft to Jupiter.
The IRA bombs a Belfast shopping street.
The US Senates passes the Equal Rights Amendment.
UK Prime Minister Heath announces direct rule over Northern
     Ireland for a year.
North Vietnam launches an important assault on South Vietnam.

Big Star - #1 Record
Caravan - Waterloo Lily 
Dr. John - Dr. John's Gumbo 
Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway - Roberta Flack
     & Donny Hathaway 
Jethro Tull - Thick As a Brick 
Graham Nash & David Crosby - Graham Nash &
     David Crosby 
Elvis Presley - He Touched Me 
Randy Newman - Sail Away 
ZZ Top - Rio Grande Mud

US President Nixon escalates bombing of North Vietnam.



Jim Croce - You Don't Mess Around with Jim 
Aretha Franklin - Amazing Grace 
The Jackson 5 - Lookin' Through the Windows 
Elton John - Honky Chateau 
Little Feat - Sailin' Shoes
Manassas - Manassas 
The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main Street 

Death of FBI director J. Edgar Hoover.
Israeli troops free hostages on a hijacked plane.
Democratic presidential hopeful George Wallace survives an
     assassination attempt.
President Nixon visits Soviet leader Brezhnev in the USSR and
     signs a pact on the principles of reducing nuclear war threats.
Japanese & PLO terrorists massacre people at an Israeli airport.

Aphrodite's Child - 666
David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust
     and the Spiders from Mars 
Alice Cooper - School's Out 
Black Oak Arkansas - If An Angel Came to See
James Brown - There It Is 
The Eagles - Eagles 
Funkadelic - America Eats Its Young 
John Lennon & Yoko Ono - Some Time in New
     York City 
Lou Reed - Lou Reed 
Roxy Music - Roxy Music 
Leon Russell - Carney 
Richard Thompson - Henry the Human Fly

The Rolling Stones undertake their first North American tour of the
     new decade.
US militant Angela Davis is acquitted of charges of murder.
Burglars are caught in the Watergate offices of the US Democratic
The IRA begins a ceasefire in hope of talks.
The US Supreme Court rules the death penalty unconstitutional.

John Cale - The Academy in Peril 
Chicago - Chicago V 
Neil Diamond - Moods 
The Doobie Brothers - Toulouse Street 
Emerson, Lake and Palmer - Trilogy 
Foghat - Foghat 
Gentle Giant - Three Friends 
Curtis Mayfield - Superfly 
Van Morrison - Saint Dominic's Preview 
Harry Nilsson - Son of Schmilsson 
Rod Stewart - Never a Dull Moment   (*with Ron
T. Rex - Slider

George McGovern wins the Democratic nomination for US
Paul McCartney is arrested for marijuana possession in Sweden.
The IRA resumes its bombings.
British troops dismantle barricades in Northern Ireland put up by

Tim Buckley - Greetings from L.A. 
John Denver - Rocky Mountain High 
Michael Jackson - Ben 
The O'Jays - Back Stabbers 
Bob Seger - Smokin O.P.'s

President Nixon orders the last American ground troops to
     withdraw from Vietnam.
John Lennon performs charity concerts in New York City.
Start of the summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany.



Black Sabbath - Vol. 4 
Grand Funk Railroad - Pheonix 
Mott the Hoople - All the Young Dudes 
Bonnie Raitt - Give It Up 
Yes - Close to the Edge

American Bobby Fischer becomes the first world chess champion.
Arab guerillas take hostages at the Israeli compound of the
     Munich Olympics; the hostages are killed in gun battle.
Charges are brought against Nixon aides for the Watergate affair.
Asians are forced to leave Uganda at Idi Amin's order.

The Bee Gees - To Whom It May Concern 
Genesis - Foxtrot 
Gary Glitter - Gary Glitter 
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Will the Circle Be
Diana Ross - Lady Sings the Blues 
Santana - Caravanserai 
Cat Stevens - Catch Bull at Four
Stevie Wonder - Talking Book

The US and USSR sign an arms limitation treaty.
Israeli forces bomb Lebanon and Syria.
New peace talks are held in Paris over the Vietnam war.

David Cassidy - Rock Me Baby 
Carole King - Rhymes and Reasons 
Bette Midler - The Divine Miss M 
Joni Mitchell - For The Roses 
The Moody Blues - Seventh Sojourn 
Lou Reed - Transformer 
Carly Simon - No Secrets 
Steely Dan - Can't Buy a Thrill 
Various artists (Jimmy Cliff) - The Harder They
     Come (approx. date) 
War - The World Is a Ghetto 

US President Nixon is re-elected.
The US government intensifies bombing of North Vietnam in the
     hopes of forcing a ceasefire.

America - Homecoming 
Captain Beefheart - Clear Spot 
Marvin Gaye - Trouble Man 
Gentle Giant - Octopus 
Al Green - I'm Still in Love with You 
Garm Parsons - G. P.
Slade - Slayed?

US Senator Strom Thurmond sends a confidential memo to the 
     Attorney General suggesting John Lennon should be deported.
10 000 are killed in an earthquake in Nicaragua.
Death of ex-US President Harry Truman.
President Nixon orders the suspension of the bombing of Hanoi.


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