It was this week in 1964 that the British invasion of America was complete. 'Can’t Buy Me Love’ went from No.27 to No.1 on the Billboard chart.
If ever an album title proved appropriate, it was the career-changing Nick Of Time by Bonnie Raitt, released 21 March 1989 and No. 1 just over a year later.
After two simultaneous album successes, Glen Campbell was on the country chart again on 30 March 1968 with Hey, Little One.
Glen Campbell was coming off the biggest album of his career when he released the Galveston LP, and its title track single, on 17 March 1969.
The Beach Boys were already climbing the US charts again with 'Fun, Fun, Fun' as the LP it opened, Shut Down Volume 2, was released on 2 March 1964.
On 15 February 1965, Nat ‘King’ Cole died at the age of just 45, and one of the greatest singers of the 20th century was silenced.
Before Nat 'King' Cole became one of the world's leading solo vocalists, 'Straighten Up And Fly Right' was an indelible hit for his King Cole Trio.
Glen Campbell made the UK album survey for the first time, somewhat belatedly, on 31 January 1970 with Glen Campbell Live.
The persuasive folk-rock sound of the Stone Poneys was first heard on disc on their self-titled debut album, released by Capitol on 30 January 1967.
Meet The Beatles was released in America on 20 January 1964, featuring most of the songs from the UK's With The Beatles album.
On 7 January 1967, sax man/bandleader Julian 'Cannonball' Adderley surprised everyone by entering the Billboard Hot 100 with 'Mercy, Mercy, Mercy.'
On the Billboard Hot 100 for 1 January 1966, the Beach Boys debutedwith their cover of 'Barbara Ann,' the Regents' top 20 US hit of 1961.
On 28 December 1963, signed to the small Tally label, Merle Haggard entered the country countdown for the first time with 'Sing A Sad Song.'
The Anne Murray version of 'Danny's Song,' written by Kenny Loggins and first recorded by Loggins & Messina, entered the country chart for 23 December 1972.
Christmas albums by favourite country artists Reba McEntire, Lady Antebellum and Darius Rucker are newly available in the US on vinyl.