WATCH: Rush performs “Working Man” LIVE in early 1974 (John Rutsey on drums)


Don’t know much about this video, other than it was filmed early in 1974, not long after Rush released their first self-titled album. Rush was released on March 1, 1974 by the band’s own label Moon Records in Canada and by Mercury Records in the United States and internationally.  According to interviews over the years, the members of Rush were fans of such bands as Led Zeppelin and Cream, and those…


LISTEN: Pink Floyd’s entire “Dark Side of the Moon” LIVE @Wembly Stadium -1974


No video of the band to go along with this–although there are some cool videos and special effects timed to the music–but if you ever wondered what it was like to be at a complete Pink Floyd concert back in the day, here’s your chance. This audio was recorded back in November of 1974 at Wembley Arena as part of the band’s British Winter Tour that year and features the…


WATCH: Three Dog Night performs ‘The Show Must Go On’ LIVE – 1974


The band Three Dog Night had an incredible 21 Billboard Top 40 hits–with three of those hitting No. 1–in a short span of time between between 1969 and 1975. One of their oddest hits during that period was a song called ‘The Show Must Go On’ originally written and released by British singer Leo Sayer (of ‘Long Tall Glasses’ fame) that used circus life as an analogy to the troubles…


WATCH: Electric Light Orchestra ‘Can’t Get It Out of My Head’ 1974 – LIVE in Australia


“Can’t Get It Out of My Head” was written by Jeff Lynne and recorded by his band, The Electric Light Orchestra (aka ELO) and was released off the band’s fourth album Eldorado in November of 1974.  The song went on to became the band’s first top 10 single in the United States, reaching number 9 on March 5, 1975, and helped boost public awareness of the band in the United…


The Story Behind Steely Dan’s ‘Rikki Don’t Lose That Number’ w. VIDEO


Steely Dan’s “Rikki Don’t Lose That Number” was released in early 1974 and was the opening track of their third album Pretzel Logic. It also turned out to be the most successful single of the group’s career, peaking at number 4 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts in the summer of 1974. Along the way, the song has been interpreted by a number of fans, many today who claim that…