It took less the a month from its release date September 26th in the U.S.A., to this week in 1974 for John Lennon's Walls and Bridges to make it to the #1 spot on the album charts.
John's fifth studio LP was a success because of songs like "#9 Dream" and "What Ever Gets You Through The Night" and "#9 Dream".
Here's a TV commercial for the album with Ringo Starr doing the voice over.

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