1971: Three days after performing "Tired of Being Alone" on American Bandstand, Al Green is awarded a Gold record for the hit single.
1975: Art Garfunkel had his first UK solo #1 single with a song written in 1934, "I Only Have Eyes For You". It reached #18 in the US.
1960: Neil Sedaka records "Calendar Girl", which will reach #4 in the US and #8 in the UK early the following year.
1962: 12 year-old Stevie Wonder made his first recording for Motown Records when he taped "Thank You For Loving Me All The Way".
1972: David Cassidy reached the top of the UK singles chart with a cover version of The Rascals' 1967 hit, "How Can I Be Sure". It would be the first of two UK #1's for Cassidy, but in America it stalled at #25.