70's Music Revisited

Remembering the Music of the 1970's

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Month: January, 2012

Don McLean – American Pie

January 5, 2012 | 1972, Male, Number 1, Top 40

During the last days of 1971 and into 1972 everyone was listening to and trying to determine what the lyrics meant in Don McLean’s American Pie. Other than alluding to the deaths of Buddy Holly, the Big Bopper and Richie Valens on February 3, 1959, a day many have called the ‘Day the Music Died’ […]

US Number 1′s – 1972

January 1, 2012 | 1972, Number 1

January 1 & 8 – “Brand New Key”; Melanie January 15, 22, 29 & February 5 – “American Pie”; Don McLean February 12 – “Let’s Stay Together”; Al Green February 19 & 26, March 4, 11 – “Without You”; Nilsson March 18 – “Heart of Gold”; Neil Young March 25, April 1 & 8 – […]