Elton John was on the scene and gaining popularity in both the U.S. and in the U.K. with songs like “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down On Me”
Bob Dylan was back in the limelight “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door”
Frank Sinatra was singing “My Way” at the Madison Square Garden in New York City
Crosby, Stills, Nash& Young got together again with songs like “Love the One You’re With”
Stevie Wonder’s second album “Innervisions” was very successful having come out the year before with songs like “Golden Lady” This year the album won the Grammy for Album of the Year.
Roberta Flack came out with her album Killing Me Softly in 1973. The title song “Killing Me Softly With His Song” released as a single won the 1974 Grammy Award for Record of the Year
One of the most influential jazz music artists of all time left this world Duke Ellington ‘Take the A Train”