Summer of ’73 Revisited

Summer of ’73 Revisited 

Posted: 2:48 pm Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

By Pete Rizzo

Me in 1973I can’t rejoice in the start of my 44th year on this earth without a look back to the year I was born along with the tunes and albums that dominated 1973:  Among my more memorable ones was this guy, who had the number one song in the country the week I was born with this sublime piece of music-making.

Released the day I was born. “Chicago VI” soon went to #1 driven partly on the strength of this tune (my all-time Chicago favorite):

Among my favorite discs of the year are this standout by The Who:

And don’t even get me started on this behemoth by Pink Floyd:

How about you? What rock tunes and albums ruled the charts the year you were born?