Cult - Blue Oyster Cult
UK joins the European Common Market.
Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland: British soldiers kill 13
Brothers Band - Eat a Peach
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.
- Heads and Tales
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 -
|US President Nixon escalates bombing of North Vietnam.|
Jim Croce -
You Don't Mess Around with Jim
Death of FBI director J. Edgar Hoover.
Israeli troops free hostages on a hijacked plane.
Democratic presidential hopeful George Wallace survives an
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.
Child - 666
The Rolling Stones undertake their first North American tour of the
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
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
- Greetings from L.A.
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.
- Vol. 4
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
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.
- Rock Me Baby
President Nixon is re-elected.
The US government intensifies bombing of North Vietnam in the
hopes of forcing a ceasefire.
America - Homecoming
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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