Tuesday, July 9, 2013

1975



US Chart Singles History
Song TitleHot 100 DebutTop 40 DebutWeeks on ChartPeak Position
Philadelphia Freedom
3/15/75171(2)
Someone Saved My Life Tonight
7/12/75104
Island Girl

10/18/75121(3)

Album Chart History
Album TitleHot100 DebutWeeks on ChartPeak Position
Empty Sky
2/8/7586
Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
6/7/75241(7)
Rock of the Westies
11/8/7591(3)


"Philadelphia Freedom"  was written for Billie Jean King's tennis team the Philadelphia Freedoms
Elton became the first artist to have an album debut at #1 with"Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy" and repeated that feat in the same year with "Rock of the Westies"
"Island Girl" carried the streak into 1976

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