70's Music Revisited

Remembering the Music of the 1970's

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Month: January, 2009

The Beatles Rooftop Concert

January 31, 2009 | 1970, Commentary, Group

Many artists of the 1970s were influenced by the Beatles. By the beginning of 1970 they were no longer performing as a group, but they sure should be seen as part of the decade of the 70s. The rooftop concert was held on January 30, 1969. This was their last public performance together as a […]

Pop Cartoons

January 22, 2009 | 1972, Group, Jackson 5, Michael Jackson, Motown, Osmonds

During the Early 1970s cartoon producers Rankin/Bass produced a series of saturday morning cartoon featuring two of the popular music groups.  Both of these groups featured brothers.  The Jackson Five and The Osmonds. The Jackson 5ive series debuted on September 11, 1971 with the last episode showing on September 1, 1973 on ABC. Season 1 […]

Styx – Come Sail Away

January 17, 2009 | 1977, Group

When Styx released their 7th Album, The Grand Illusion, their third on A&M records, they were still a relatively little known band.  Previous to Come Sail Away, the first single released from the album, their biggest single was Lady from their Styx II originally released in 1972 on Wooden Nickel Records with the single released […]