BLACK WATER – Doobie Brothers
#1 March 15th, 1975
- President Ford escapes 2 assassination attempts!
- John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman are found guilty of the Watergate cover-up.
- Jimmy Hoffa disappears.
- NASA launches the Viking 1 planetary probe toward Mars.
- The Edmund Fitzgerald sinks
FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
- MOVIES: “Jaws” “Dog Day Afternoon” & “One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest”
- T.V.: “Wonder Woman” “Wheel of Fortune”, “Beretta”. “Saturday Night Live” premiers. (George Carlin is the first host; Billy Preston and Janis Ian the first musical guests).
- The “VCR” would wildly change how we watched TV.
- Atari’s home version of “Pong” was the hot video game.
- Rod Serling
- Larry & Moe of the 3 Stooges
- From the album What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits.
- The song was originally released as the B-side to "Another Park, Another Sunday"
- They have sold over 30 million albums in the United States from the 1970s to the present
- Early in their career they were mostly a power trio.
- They began playing motorcycle club parties for the Hell’s Angels.
- A song that was inspired by Huckleberry Finn & Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.
- Here’s the Doobie Brothers & “Black Water” Your #1 @ 1 from March 1975.