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This is a list of notable events in music that took place in the year 1975.

EventsEdit

January–AprilEdit

May–AugustEdit

September–DecemberEdit

Also in 1975 Edit

Bands formedEdit

Bands disbandedEdit

File:Rod Stewart and Ron Wood - Faces - 1975.jpg

Albums releasedEdit

  1. Wish You Were Here Pink Floyd
  2. Blood on the Tracks Bob Dylan
  3. Another Green World Eno
  4. Physical Graffiti Led Zeppelin

Biggest hit singlesEdit

The following songs achieved the highest chart positions in the charts of 1975.

# Artist Title Year Country Chart entries
1 Billy Swan I Can Help 1975 Template:Flagicon USA - 1, Netherlands - 1, Austria - 1, Switzerland - 1, Norway - 1, Belgium - 1, New Zealand - 1, Germany - 1, Sweden - 1, Australia - 1, France - 1, Denmark - 1, Canada - 2, South Africa - 3, Ireland - 11
2 10cc I'm Not In Love 1975 Template:Flagicon UK - 1, Ireland - 1, Canada - 1, Brazil - 1, USA - 2, France - 2, Australia - 3, New Zealand - 4, Belgium - 5, Netherlands - 5, Norway - 6, Germany - 8, Switzerland - 8, South Africa - 17, Italy - 24
3 Sweet Fox on the Run 1975 Template:Flagicon Germany - 1, Australia - 1, South Africa - 1, UK - 2, Canada - 2, Belgium - 2, Netherlands - 2, Norway - 2, Ireland - 2, Austria - 3, New Zealand - 3, Switzerland - 3, USA - 5, Sweden - 10
4 Glen Campbell Rhinestone Cowboy 1975 Template:Flagicon USA - 1, Canada - 1, Ireland - 1, Belgium - 1, New Zealand - 2, South Africa - 2, Netherlands - 3, UK - 4, Australia - 5, Sweden - 17, Germany - 31
5 George Baker Selection Paloma Blanca 1975 Template:Flagicon Netherlands - 1, Sweden - 1, Austria - 1, Switzerland - 1, Norway - 1, Germany - 1, Belgium - 1, South Africa - 1, Canada - 5, UK - 10, Italy - 11, USA - 26

Chronological table of U.S. and UK number one hit singlesEdit

U.S. number one singles and artist
(weeks at number one)
UK number one singles and artist
(weeks at number one)

"Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" - Elton John (2)
"Mandy" - Barry Manilow (1)
"Please Mr. Postman" - The Carpenters (1)
"Laughter in the Rain" - Neil Sedaka (1)
"Fire" - Ohio Players (1)
"You're No Good" - Linda Ronstadt (1)
"Pick Up the Pieces" - Average White Band (1)
"Best of My Love" - Eagles (1)
"Have You Never Been Mellow" - Olivia Newton-John (1)
"Black Water" - The Doobie Brothers (1)
"My Eyes Adored You" - Frankie Valli (1)
"Lady Marmalade" - Labelle (1)
"Lovin' You" - Minnie Riperton (1)
"Philadelphia Freedom" - Elton John (2)
"(Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song" - B. J. Thomas (1)
"He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) - Tony Orlando and Dawn (3)
"Shining Star" - Earth, Wind & Fire (1)
"Before the Next Teardrop Falls" - Freddy Fender (1)
"Thank God I'm a Country Boy" - John Denver (1)
"Sister Golden Hair" - America (1)
"Love Will Keep Us Together" - Captain & Tennille (4)
"Listen to What the Man Said" - Paul McCartney & Wings (1)
"The Hustle" - Van McCoy (1)
"One of These Nights" - Eagles (1)
"Jive Talkin'" - Bee Gees (2)
"Fallin' in Love" - Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds (1)
"Get Down Tonight" - KC and the Sunshine Band (1)
"Rhinestone Cowboy" - Glen Campbell (2)
"Fame" - David Bowie (2)
"I'm Sorry" - John Denver (1)
"Bad Blood" - Neil Sedaka (3)
"Island Girl" - Elton John (3)
"That's the Way (I Like It) - KC and the Sunshine Band (2)
"Fly, Robin, Fly" - Silver Convention (3)
"Let's Do It Again"- The Staple Singers (1)

"Lonely This Christmas" - Mud (2 weeks 1974 + 2 weeks 1975)
"Down Down" - Status Quo (1)
"Ms Grace" - The Tymes (1)
"January" - Pilot (3)
"Make Me Smile (Come Up and See Me)" - Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel (2)
"If" - Telly Savalas (2)
"Bye, Bye, Baby (Baby Goodbye)" - Bay City Rollers (6)
"Oh Boy" - Mud (2)
"Stand by Your Man" - Tammy Wynette (3)
"Whispering Grass" - Windsor Davies & Don Estelle (3)
"I'm Not in Love" - 10cc (2)
"Tears on My Pillow (I Can't Take It)" - Johnny Nash (1)
"Give a Little Love" - Bay City Rollers (3)
"Barbados" - Typically Tropical (1)
"Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)" - The Stylistics (3)
"Sailing" - Rod Stewart (4)
"Hold Me Close" - David Essex (3)
"I Only Have Eyes for You" - Art Garfunkel (2)
"Space Oddity" - David Bowie (2)
"D.I.V.O.R.C.E." - Billy Connolly (1)
"Bohemian Rhapsody" - Queen (5 weeks 1975 + 4 weeks 1976)

Note: best sellers of the year are bold.

Singles releasedEdit

  1. Gimmie Shelter The Rolling Stones
  2. Bohemian Rhapsody Queen
  3. Complainte pour Ste-Catherine Kate & Anna McGarrigle

Christmas musicEdit

Singles

  1. I Believe in Father Christmas Greg Lake
  2. In Dulci Jubilo / On Horseback Mike Oldfield
  3. Light of the Stable Emmylou Harris
  4. It's Gonna Be a Cold Cold Christmas Dana
  5. I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas/All I Want for Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth Malcolm T. Elliott
  6. Make a Daft Noise for Christmas The Goodies
  7. Christmas in Dreadland/Come Outside Judge Dread
  8. Renta Santa Chris Hill
  9. Kung Fu Christmas National Lampoon
  10. Silent Night Elvin Bishop
  11. White Christmas Freddie Starr
  12. We Want a Superstar for Christmas The Angels of Islington
  13. White Christmas Basic Black and Pearl
  14. White Christmas/Silent Night Kamahl
  15. White Christmas Golden Gate Out
  16. Silent Night The Cats
  17. An Old Fashioned Christmas Linda Bennett

Published popular musicEdit

Classical musicEdit

OperaEdit

Musical theatreEdit

Musical filmsEdit

BirthsEdit

JanuaryEdit

FebruaryEdit

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

MayEdit

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

SeptemberEdit

OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

DeathsEdit

AwardsEdit

Grammy AwardsEdit

Country Music Association AwardsEdit

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Eurovision Song ContestEdit

Leeds International Piano CompetitionEdit

Sangeet Natak Akademi FellowshipEdit

ReferencesEdit

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