Some Doobies and two John’s featured in Today’s Rock History!

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1975

The Doobie Brothers had the first of their two Billboard #1 singles with “Black Water”, a song that was issued as the “B” side of “Another Park, Another Sunday”.

 Also in ‘75

 Olivia Newton-John enjoyed her second US #1 album with “Have You Ever Been Mellow”, which included that title track and “Please Mr. Please”.

 1982

 Bob Dylan was inducted into the Songwriters Hall Of Fame during a ceremony held at New York’s Hilton Hotel.

 1973

 Elton John had the #1 album in the US with “Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player”, which contained two hit singles, “Crocodile Rock” and “Daniel”.

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