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Carole King – I Feel The Earth Move

April 9, 2012 | 1971, Carole King, Female, Number 1, Top 40

Not sure where this video originally appeared, but it’s a nice version of one of the best songs from her great LP Tapestry.

Carole King – Tapestry

July 30, 2011 | 1971, Album Cuts, Carole King, Female

In early January of 1971 songwriter Carole King recorded her 2nd solo album as a singer.  When Tapestry was release a few months later, no one knew nor imagine how popular the album would become. It was the biggest Album of 1971 remaining at the Number 1 spot for 15 weeks and on the Album […]

James Taylor – You’ve Got A Friend

July 19, 2011 | 1971, Carole King, James Taylor, Male, Number 1

With Carole King, the song’s composer backing him on piano. This is James Taylor’s only number 1 on the Billboard charts reaching the top spot on July 31, 1971. The album Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon, the album where this song first appeared, peaked at the Number 2 spot on the albums charts. […]

Rare Earth – I Just Want to Celebrate

July 5, 2011 | 1971, Group, Motown, Rare Earth

I just Want to Celebrate by Rare Earth was a hit during the summer of 1971. It peaked at Number 7 and is now considered one of the most popular song from the 70s. It has appeared in number of movie sound tracks as well TV Commercials. Rare Earth was not only the name of […]

Three Dog Night – Joy To The World

May 5, 2011 | 1971, Group, Three Dog Night, Top 40

During 1971 everyone was singing the opening line, “Jeremiah was a Bullfrog” of this song. Three Dog Night doesn’t get the acknowledgment today that they deserve. From 1969 until 1974 they were one of the most popular bands around. They performed this song at both the 1971 and 1972 Grammy Awards ceremony. Not too many, […]

Dawn – Three From 1971

January 29, 2011 | 1971, Group, Number 1

A medley of Dawn’s first three releases. This was before it was Tony Orlando and Dawn as well as a time that Tony was clean shaven. Songs: Candida – Top 10 song from late 1970 Knock Three Times – Number 1, January 1971 What Are You Doing Sunday – Barely reached the Top 40

Ocean – Put Your Hand in the Hand

January 19, 2011 | 1971, Group, One Hit Wonder, Top 40

Ocean was form in London, Ontario and had singer Janice Brown, singer-keyboardist Greg Brown, bassist Jeff Jones, guitarist Dave Tamblyn and drummer Chuck Slater as their members. Put Your Hand In the Hand was their Their first single, released in 1970 reaching the single charts in early 1971 The song was written by Gene McLellan. […]

US Number 1′s – 1971

January 2, 2011 | 1971, Number 1

January 2, 9, & 16 – “My Sweet Lord” / “Isn’t It a Pity”; George Harrison January 23, 30 & February 6 – “Knock Three Times”; Dawn February 13, 20, 27, March 6 & 13 – “One Bad Apple”; The Osmonds March 20 & 27 – “Me and Bobby McGee”; Janis Joplin April 3 & […]

Chase – Get It On

April 13, 2010 | 1971, Group, Top 40

Trumpeter Bill Chase form his band in 1970. They took the last name of their leader. Get it On was the hit from their first album. In all the group would release three albums. With a number of changes in the members of the band they were working on their 4th when Bill Chase and […]

Faces – Stay With Me

February 3, 2010 | 1971, Group

As far as I am concerned this is the best song that Rod Stewart has recorded. It was written by him and Ron Wood while they were both members of Faces. The song originally appeared on their 1971 album A Nod Is as Good as a Wink…To a Blind Horse

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 […]

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young – Ohio

October 15, 2009 | 1971, Group

At 12:22 on Monday May 4, 1970, 29 members of a group of 77 National Guard troops from A Company and Troop G fired shots towards a group of students at Kent State. 13 seconds and about 67 shots later it ended. Some shots were in the air as warnings, others to induce injury and […]

Janis Joplin – Me and Bobby McGee

August 17, 2009 | 1971, Female, Number 1

Janis Joplin was one of the many performers at Woodstock. She didn’t perform Me and Bobby McGee at the show, it may not have even been written yet. It was one of the songs that she recorded for her 1970 album Pearl as well as being part of her set during the summer of 1970. […]

Three Dog Night – Liar

August 3, 2009 | 1971, Group, Three Dog Night

Liar was Three Dog Night’s single release after their chart topping song of 1971, Joy To The World. The song peaked at number 7. The song was on their 1970 album Naturally and was the third and last single released off of the album. Liar originally recorded by the group Argent and was written by […]