On this day in 1975, Elton John was at #1 on the US singles chart with his cover of “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” originally by the Beatles. This would give John his third #1 in the US.
The song featured The Beatles’ John Lennon on backing vocals and guitar by John Lennon. He used the pseudonym Dr. Winston O’Boogie (Winston being Lennon’s middle name).
The song was Certified Gold by the RIAA.