70's Music Revisited

Remembering the Music of the 1970's

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Month: April, 2014

Mungo Jerry – In The Summertime

April 12, 2014 | 1970, Group

It was the summer of 1970 and everyone around the world was singing this little tune written by Ray Dorset and just thinking about the joys and the carefree days of summer. The song was a Number 1 hit in their home county of England and peaked at Number 3 in the United States. The […]

Foghat – Slow Ride

April 4, 2014 | 1975, Group, Top 40

Slow Ride was the biggest hit for Foghat, it reached Number 20 on the charts and the Album that it came from Fool for the City was their biggest Album. It is currently being used in a Firestone commercial. The single version of the song was 1/2 the length (3:56) of the Album version (8:21)

Deep Purple – Smoke on the Water

April 3, 2014 | 1972, Album Cuts, Deep Purple, Group, Top 40

The opening to this song, currently used in a Bank of America commercial, is as familiar as any recorded during the 1970s. The song was originally released on the “Machine Head” album released in 1972. But although it got radio play on FM radio it really didn’t become a big hit until it was the […]