On This Day April 21st in Rock & Roll History

On this day April 21,1973 a song based on the story about a Union army prisoner coming home from Andersonville Prison during the Civil War is at the top of the Billboard Hot 100. It would go on to sell 6 million copies as it becomes the biggest hit of 1973. Its Tony Orlando & Dawn and “Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole’ Oak Tree.” That 45 is worth no more than $10.00 but Tony Orlando’s first album “Bless You” can bless you with over $50.00 today.

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