MARCH 30TH: ON THIS DAY

March 30th: On This Day

On this day in 1974, John Denver went to #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart with “Sunshine On My Shoulders”. The single was Denver’s first US #1. Before being released as a single, the song was released in 1971 on the album Poems, Prayers & Promises. During that time, “Sunshine ¬†On My Shoulders” was the B-side of one of his earlier songs, “I’d Rather Be a Cowboy”.

tDenver was killed in a plane crash on 12th October 1997.

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