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“American Pie” hit number one on Billboard’s Hot 100.
ALSO IN ‘72
Jonathan Edwards only Billboard hit, “Sunshine”, topped out at #4 and earned a Gold Record for one million sales.
Harry Nilsson, remembered for “Everybody’s Talkin’ At Me”, died peacefully in his sleep of heart failure in his 53rd year. His wife would later say that the last thing he ever said to her was “I love you so much.”
After announcing that Bernie Leadon had left the group, The Eagles introduced Joe Walsh as a permanent member of the band.