George Clinton, the visionary leader of the Parliament-Funkadelic empire, is born in Kannapolis, North Carolina.
Louis Jordan hits #1 on the R&B chart and #6 on the pop chart with "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens."
Don Henley was born.
I Want You, I Need You, I Love You (Elvis Presley) was a hit.
'Maggot Brain', the third Funkadelic album, is highlighted by the title track, a landmark ten-minute guitar solo from Eddie Hazel.
Earth, Wind and Fire hit #9 with "Got to Get You Into My Life" and #13 with "Serpentine Fire".
The Ramones release their fourteenth and final studio album, 'Adios Amigos.'