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Chris Wright, co-founder of Chrysalis Records, marries his girlfriend Chelle at St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London, England, UK.
wins a Best Song Academy Award for The Theme from Shaft, making him the first African-American composer to be so honoured.
record new versions of the songs Four Sticks and Friends, in EMI Studios, Bombay, India, with the Bombay Symphony Orchestra. These versions will not be officially released.
At the 14th Annual Grammy Awards
in The Felt Forum, New York City, USA, Carole King
wins Record Of The Year for It’s Too Late, Song Of The Year for You’ve Got A Friend, Album of The Year for Tapestry
, plus Best Female Vocal Performance. Ain’t No Sunshine by Bill Withers is Best R’n’B Song. James Taylor
scoops the Best Pop Vocal Grammy. The Beatles
are given a NARAS Trustee Award in recognition of their ‘outstanding talent, originality and music creativity’.