70's Music Revisited

Remembering the Music of the 1970's

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Month: May, 2009

Bobbie Gentry – Fancy

May 25, 2009 | 1970, Bobbie Gentry, Female

Fancy written and first performed by Bobbie Gentry is a a story song told by Fancy recalling her youth and escape from poverty by being “nice to the gentleman” Fancy rose to #26 on the U.S. Country charts and #31 on the pop charts. It was on the Album of the same name and was […]

The Osmonds – Music Through the Ages

May 14, 2009 | 1974, Group, Osmonds

From the Donny and Marie Show. The Osmonds seem to have been born to entertain. Over 50 years ago brothers Alan, Wayne, Merrill and Jay began performing together as a young barbershop Quartet. They appeared in Disneyland as well as on the Andy Williams show in the 1960s. By the beginning of the 1970s the […]

Pop Queens of the 70s

May 12, 2009 | Aretha Franklin, Carly Simon, Carole King, Donna Summer, Female, Linda Ronstadt, Stevie Nicks

When thinking about the Queens of Pop music of the seventies the first one that comes to mind is the King, Carole King. Carole King was born Carole Klein in 1942. She along with her then husband, Gerry Goffin, pen some of the greatest pop hits of the early 70s, “Will You Still Love Me, […]