From the beginnings in the middle of the 20th century, Rock not only drastically altered what had been happening in the music scene, but also gave rise to endless cultural currents. Although initially, this musical movement became popular mainly among a young audience, over time it would become a way of life. More than a musical genre, it would become a cultural movement that transcended borders, languages , and any type of ideology. Below are the 5 Rock n’ Roll Milestones Of 1975:
1. Elton John’s Album Peaked At No.1 both in the US and the UK.
Elton John’s first Greatest Hits record scores No. 1 in the US and UK. He would release two separate records in ’75 both peaking the US Albums Charts and reaching Top Ten in the UK.
2. Bob Dylan’s Second No. 1 Album
Bob Dylan with his second No. 1 record consecutively in the US (No. 4 UK) with Blood On The Tracks. While the record’s single “Tangled Up In Blue” would peak at No. 31 in the US.
3. The Release Of Physical Graffiti
Legendary Led Zeppelin releases their sixth record Physical Graffiti. The two-record set peaks No.1 in both the US & UK charts.
4. The Release Of Toys In The Attic
The hard rock band Aerosmith from Boston release their third album, Toys In The Attic, which peaked at No. 11 in the US charts. And would also achieve their first US Top 40 hit with “Sweet Emotion” No. 36 US. Following later in the year, the group would re-release the single “Dream On” which peaked at No. 6 in the US.
5. The Release Of One Of These Nights
The Eagles fourth album would be their first No. 1 hit in the US, No. 8 in the UK, and has achieved three top-five singles which include the No. 1 US title track “One Of These Nights”.