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Top Tunes from The 70's

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Top Tunes from The 70's
Posted Tuesday, August 11, 2009 04:30 PM

What were your favorite tunes? Remember that 8 track player. What did you pop in there? Favorite bands? Style? Rock...or soft stuff. Let us know.

 
RE: Top Tunes from The 70's
Posted Tuesday, August 11, 2009 06:05 PM

 

Donna Thomas George (Kansas City, MO) wrote on FB on June 26, 2009 at 12:05am
Play That Funky Music White Boy...Wild Cherry
Wipe Out by Safaris
Magic Carpet Ride by Steppenwolf. That was racing music.
Led Zeppelin...one in particular I can't remember was a good racing song. :-)

Yep we loved to speed. Surprised we lived to marry and bear children. LOL
 
You wroteon June 26, 2009 at 2:15pm
TOP TEN TUNES FROM 1973
1. Tie A Yellow Ribbon 'Round The Ole Oak Tree, Tony Orlando & Dawn
2. Bad Bad Leroy Brown, Jim Croce
3. Killing Me Softly With His Song, Roberta Flack
4. Let's Get It On, Marvin Gaye
5. My Love, Paul McCartney and Wings
6. Why Me, Kris Kristofferson
7. Crocodile Rock, Elton John
8. Will It Go Round In Circles, Billy Preston
9. You're So Vain, Carly Simon
10. Touch Me In The Morning, Diana Ross
 
Terra Cole Howard wrote on June 26, 2009 at 6:47pm
Some of my favorites from the era include:

You Never Promised Me a Rose Garden
Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog
Temptation Eyes
Diamond Girl
Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me
 
Joe High’s Top 20 Songs from 1972:
1. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Roberta Flack
2. Alone Again (Naturally), Gilbert O'Sullivan
3. American Pie, Don McLean
4. Without You, Nilsson
5. Candy Man, Sammy Davis Jr.
6. I Gotcha, Joe Tex
7. Lean On Me, Bill Withers
8. Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me, Mac Davis
9. Brand New Key, Melanie
10. Daddy Dont You Walk So Fast, Wayne Newton
11. Let's Stay Together, Al Green
12. Brandy (You're A Fine Girl), Looking Glass
13. Oh Girl, Chi-Lites
14. Nice To Be With You, Gallery
15. My Ding-A-Ling, Chuck Berry
16. If Loving You Is Wrong I Don't Want To Be Right, Luther Ingram
17. Heart Of Gold, Neil Young
18. Betcha By Golly, Wow, Stylistics
19. I'll Take You There, Staple Singers
20. Ben, Michael Jackson
 
Curtis Robertson wrote on FB on June 27, 2009 at 12:36pm
Aerosmith, Jethro Tull, Alice Cooper, Ten Years After, Climax Blues Band, Neil Young, Moody Blues, James Gang, Chicago, Fleetwood Mac, Bachman Turner Overdrive, James Taylor, Beatles, Rod Stewart, Rolling Stones, Allman Brothers, Steely Dan, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Doobie Brothers, Heart, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Led Zepplin, REO Speed Wagon, Elton John, Emerson Lake and Palmer, and all the Motown, too.....Just pick a band for any mood your in...Tell Me, Did we grow up in the Greatest time for music ??? If you don't think so, just tune in a Classic Rock station, still playing the same today!!!
 
Joe High replied to Curtis's post on June 27, 2009 at 4:32pm
Not only did we have the greatest music, but I'll go one better: we had the greatest year...period! lol


Joe High wrote on June 27, 2009 at 4:35pm
OK, we're rolling it backwards to the TOP 20 HITS FROM 1971 (I feel like a DJ-LOL)
1. Joy To The World, Three Dog Night
2. Maggie May/(Find A) Reason To Believe, Rod Stewart
3. It's Too Late/I Feel The Earth Move, Carole King
4. One Bad Apple, Osmonds
5. How Can You Mend A Broken Heart, Bee Gees
6. Indian Reservation, Raiders
7. Go Away Little Girl, Donny Osmond
8. Take Me Home, Country Roads, John Denver
9. Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me), Temptations
10. Knock Three Times, Dawn
11. Me And Bobby Mcgee, Janis Joplin
12. Tired Of Being Alone, Al Green
13. Want Ads, Honey Cone
14. Smiling Faces Sometimes, Undisputed Truth
15. Treat Her Like A Lady, Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose
16. You've Got A Friend, James Taylor
17. Mr. Big Stuff, Jean Knight
18. Brown Sugar, Rolling Stones
19. Do You Know What I Mean, Lee Michaels
20. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Joan Baez
 
Joe High on FB on June 27, 2009 at 10:16am
Top 20 Songs from 1972:
1. The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Roberta Flack
2. Alone Again (Naturally), Gilbert O'Sullivan
3. American Pie, Don McLean
4. Without You, Nilsson
5. Candy Man, Sammy Davis Jr.
6. I Gotcha, Joe Tex
7. Lean On Me, Bill Withers
8. Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me, Mac Davis
9. Brand New Key, Melanie
10. Daddy Dont You Walk So Fast, Wayne Newton
11. Let's Stay Together, Al Green
12. Brandy (You're A Fine Girl), Looking Glass
13. Oh Girl, Chi-Lites
14. Nice To Be With You, Gallery
15. My Ding-A-Ling, Chuck Berry
16. If Loving You Is Wrong I Don't Want To Be Right, Luther Ingram
17. Heart Of Gold, Neil Young
18. Betcha By Golly, Wow, Stylistics
19. I'll Take You There, Staple Singers
20. Ben, Michael Jackson
 
Terra Cole Howard wrote on FB on June 26, 2009 at 6:47pm
Some of my favorites from the era include:

You Never Promised Me a Rose Garden
Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog
Temptation Eyes
Diamond Girl
Don't Let the Sun Go Down On Me
 
Joe High wrote on FB on June 27, 2009 at 4:35pm
OK, we're rolling it backwards to the TOP 20 HITS FROM 1971 (I feel like a DJ-LOL)
1. Joy To The World, Three Dog Night
2. Maggie May/(Find A) Reason To Believe, Rod Stewart
3. It's Too Late/I Feel The Earth Move, Carole King
4. One Bad Apple, Osmonds
5. How Can You Mend A Broken Heart, Bee Gees
6. Indian Reservation, Raiders
7. Go Away Little Girl, Donny Osmond
8. Take Me Home, Country Roads, John Denver
9. Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me), Temptations
10. Knock Three Times, Dawn
11. Me And Bobby Mcgee, Janis Joplin
12. Tired Of Being Alone, Al Green
13. Want Ads, Honey Cone
14. Smiling Faces Sometimes, Undisputed Truth
15. Treat Her Like A Lady, Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose
16. You've Got A Friend, James Taylor
17. Mr. Big Stuff, Jean Knight
18. Brown Sugar, Rolling Stones
19. Do You Know What I Mean, Lee Michaels
20. The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, Joan Baez
 
Anna Toberman (Chicago, IL) wrote on FB on June 28, 2009 at 10:32am
The art teachers, Mr. Oberbeck and Mr. Gottman, always let us bring our albums in to play during art class on the school record player. Some I remember:

Madman Across the Water - Elton John
Something/Anything - Todd Rundgren
Fragile - Yes
Aqualung - Jethro Tull
Days of Future Passed - Moody Blues
 
Joe High wrote on FB on July 22, 2009 at 5:37pm
11-25 1969 Top hits
11. One, Three Dog Night
12. Crystal Blue Persuasion, Tommy James and The Shondells
13. Hair, Cowsills
14. Too Busy Thinking About My Baby, Marvin Gaye
15. Love Theme from "Romeo and Juliet", Henry Mancini and His Orch.
16. Crimson and Clover, Tommy James and The Shondells
17. Grazing In the Grass, Friends Of Distinction
18. Suspicious Minds, Elvis Presley
19. Proud Mary, Creedence Clearwater Revival
20. What Does It Take (To Win Your Love), Jr. Walker and The All Stars
21. (At Your Best) You Are Love, Isley Brothers
22. Sweet Caroline, Neil Diamond
23. Jean, Oliver
24. Bad Moon Rising, Creedence Clearwater Revival
25. Get Back, The Beatles
 
Jack Schott (Kansas City, MO) wrote on FB onon July 26, 2009 at 10:21pm
Ach du Lieber Himmel!!! I always seem to be outside the box. Some of my favorites from the 70's are:
You're Sixteen (You're Beautiful and You're Mine) - Ringo Starr (PJ)
You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet - BTO (PJ)
I Can't Tell You Why - Eagles (JH)
Can't Get Enough of Your Love Babe - Barry White (DS)
Love's Theme - Barry White (DS)
 
RE: Top Tunes from The 70's
Posted Monday, September 21, 2009 07:02 AM

Maybe the only thing missing this weekend was a little 70's music, huh?