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The Rolling Stones appeared as judges on the British rate-a-record TV show called Juke Box Jury. Their rude behavior on the set caused a furor in the British press.
Otis Redding’s “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay” was released, six weeks after he was killed in a plane crash. It became the first posthumous number-one single in US chart history.
Stevie Wonder scored his second US number one with his twenty-third Top 40 hit, “Superstition”.
John Lennon wrote, recorded and mixed “Instant Karma” during a nine hour session. Phil Spector produced the effort with George Harrison on guitar, Billy Preston on piano, Klaus Voormann on bass and Alan White on drums.