70's Music Revisited

Remembering the Music of the 1970's

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Month: January, 2010

Osmonds – Double Lovin’

January 31, 2010 | 1971, Group, Osmonds, Top 40

Have you seen the CVS commercial. The one about receiving Double Bucks. The song that they are using is Double Lovin’ by the Osmonds. After their big success with their self titled Osmonds album and their single from it One Bad Apple they recorded a follow-up album. The album was called Homemade and the first […]

B.J. Thomas – Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head

January 25, 2010 | 1970, B.J. Thomas, Male, Number 1

The 1970s began just like the 60s ended, at least at the top of the charts. Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head sung by B.J. Thomas, written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David and from the movie Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid spent 4 weeks at Number 1. The first week was the last […]

Don McLean – Vincent

January 18, 2010 | 1972, Don McLean, Male, Top 40

Some may think the song is called “Starry Starry Night”, since that line is repeated a few times throughout the song. But the song is titled Vincent. And the Vincent of the song is artist Vincent van Gogh. The song was written by McLean in late 1970 and appeared on the American Pie album. He […]

US Number 1′s – 1973

January 1, 2010 | 1973, Number 1

Week Ending – Song; Artist January 6, 13, & 20 – “You’re So Vain”; Carly Simon January 27 – “Superstition”; Stevie Wonder February 3, 10, & 17 – “Crocodile Rock”; Elton John February 24, March 3, 10, & 17 – “Killing Me Softly with His Song”; Roberta Flack March 24 – “Love Train”; The O’Jays […]