Sheila E’s “Romance 1600” album was released.
The Time’s second album “What Time Is it?” was released. The album was recorded at Sunset Sound and Prince’s home studio in the Minneapolis suburbs.
Stevie Wonder’s LP Little Stevie Wonder / The 12 Year Old Genius hits #1 on the Billboard 200.
Johnny Cash’s album Johnny Cash at San Quentin, which is the soundtrack to a documentary of the same name featuring Cash performing at the prison, hits #1 on the Billboard Charts for the first of four weeks.
The Supremes’ “Where Did Our Love Go” hits #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles. It held it’s position for two weeks.
“The Breaks” by Kurtis Blow becomes the first rap single certified gold and the second certified gold 12 inch single in the history of music.
Chic’s “Good Times” hits #1 on the Billboard Hot 100.