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FRANKENSTEIN - EDGAR WINTER BAND - 1973

 

NEWS
•    A cease-fire was called, and the first American prisoners began to come home from North Viet Nam.
•    The Supreme Court would hand down Roe vs. Wade
•    A ribbon cutting signaled the grand opening of the tallest building on the planet: The World Trade Center. (The Sears Tower would take the title later in the year)
•    Secretariat won the Triple Crown.
•    Sky Lab; the United States' first space station, and the second space station visited by a human crew. It was also the only space station NASA launched alone.
•    Arab Oil Embargo shot Gasoline prices up by 80%.
•    Patty Hearst was kidnapped by the SLA.


FADS and ENTERTAINMENT
•    MOVIES: “The Sting” “American Graffiti” and “The Exorcist”
•    T.V.: “6 Million Dollar Man” “Kojak” & “Schoolhouse Rock” ruled the tube.
•    “Charlie” was the new perfume.
•    Elvis Presley's concert in Hawaii. The first worldwide telecast by an entertainer watched by more people than watched the Apollo moon landings.
•    George Foreman defeats Joe Frazier for the heavyweight world boxing championship.


DEAD
•    Pablo Picasso: October 25, 1881 – April 8, 1973
•    Bruce Lee: November 27, 1940 – July 20, 1973
•    Jim Croce: January 10, 1943 – September 20, 1973
•    J.R.R. Tolkien: January 3 1892 – September 2 1973


#1@1
•    It was rock & roller out of Beaumont Texas that would pioneer the use of the synthesizer as a lead instrument. (During performances, Winter showed his virtuosity performing on the keyboards, synthesizer, saxophone, and drums, all within the confines of the single song on stage.)
•    He would also do session work with David Lee Roth on Crazy from the Heat in 1985
•    The Edgar Winter Group with Frankenstein…Your #1 @ 1 from May 1973.



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