AXS TV’s 1975 Snapshot

Jaws, Ali, and Meathead: Let’s look back to 1975!

Sunday on A Year in Music, we look back at the year 1975. To truly understand the music of the year it is important to look at what was going on in the world at the time. As they say, “music is a reflection of the society that makes it”. So let us reflect upon the year that was 1975, then set your DVR for the full episode of A Year in Music this SUNDAY at 9/8c on AXS TV!

In the News

  • The “Thrilla in Manilla”: Ali beats Joe Frazier by TKO to regain his title.
  • The VCR Betamax makes first appearance.
  • Saigon falls to North Vietnamese and thousands flee by boat.
  • Three Led Zeppelin concerts at Madison Square Garden sell out in a record four hours.
  • Cher and Gregg Allman are married in a Las Vegas hotel suite.

On the Radio

  • “Sister Golden Hair” – America
  • “Rhinestone Cowboy” – Glen Campbell
  • “Philadelphia Freedom” – Elton John
  • “Shining Star” – Earth, Wind & Fire
  • “Thank God I’m a Country Boy” – John Denver

In Theaters

  • Jaws
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
  • Rooster Cogburn
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail


  • All in the Family
  • Rich Man, Poor Man
  • Laverne & Shirley
  • Maude
  • The Bionic Woman



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