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Mouth and MacNeal – How Do You Do

February 27, 2010 | 1972, Group, Top 40

In 1971 in Netherland the duo Mouth and MacNeal (Big Mouth (born Willem Duyn, March 31, 1937) and Maggie MacNeal (born Sjoukje van’t Spijker, May 5, 1950) came together. They recorded a few songs and were more popular in Europe, especially Germany, than they were in the United States. How Do You Do, released in […]

Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath

February 13, 2010 | 1970, Album Cuts, Group

Note:The following was originally published at 6 Things To Consider. We thank Steve Atkinson for allowing us to republish this. It was on Friday the 13th, February 1970 that the album that many consider the first Heavy Metal album was released. It was released in the United Kingdom. The debut album of a band from […]

The Who – Super Bowl Songs 70s Live

February 8, 2010 | Group, The Who

Pinball Wizard Baba O’Riley Who Are You See Me, Feel Me Won’t get Fooled Again

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 […]

Jacksons – Body Language

November 11, 2009 | 1976, Disco, Group, Jackson 5

From the Carol Brunett Show. 1976 with Vicki Lawrence from their show mid-1970s

Osmonds – Hold Her Tight

October 23, 2009 | 1972, Group, Osmonds, Top 40

By the time of their fourth album, Crazy Horses, the brothers not only were playing all of the instruments they were also writing the songs. They were also moving away from the bubblegum pop of their first couple of albums to be more Rock and Roll. It can be considered their first real sophisticated album […]

The Osmonds – Everyone’s Everything/Free

October 21, 2009 | 1972, Group, Osmonds

1971 may have been the biggest year for The Osmonds as a group, but in 1972 they were still one of the biggest acts around. Sure they may have had a young audience and didn’t draw the same type of crowds as The Who, Santana or Chicago, but they could rock. Here they are at […]

The Osmonds – Motown Special

October 19, 2009 | 1972, Album Cuts, Group, Motown, Osmonds

This performance from the 1972 Ohio State Fair features the Osmonds doing a song that opened many of their shows in the early 1970s. Motown Special is a medley of songs of Motown. Not only was it the opening song of their shows it was also the opening song of their self-titled first album released […]

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 […]

The Original Caste – One Tin Soldier

October 13, 2009 | 1970, Group

The song One Tin Soldier was written by the songwriting team Dennis Lambert and Brian Potter. It was recorded in late 1969 by the Canadian group The Original Caste and was a minor hit in the United States, but a big hit, reaching Number 1, in Canada. Most people will remember the version of the […]

Taste of Honey – Boogie Oogie Oogie

September 29, 2009 | 1978, Group, Number 1

Boogie Oogie Oogie was the first single from the self-titled debut album, A Taste of Honey. It was their biggest hit single spending three weeks at Billboard’s Single Chart at Number 1. The group formed in Los Angeles, California, and originally consisted of Janice Marie Johnson (vocals, bass), Hazel Payne (vocals, guitar), Perry Kibble (keyboards) […]

Sister Sledge – We Are Family

September 11, 2009 | 1979, Group, Top 40

Depending on where you were in 1979, We Are Family by Sister Sledge may be a song that you would rather forget. The Pittsburgh Pirates used this song as their theme song during the summer of 1979. They beat the Baltimore Orioles in seven games to win the World series all with this song playing […]

Chicago – Mongonucleosis

August 21, 2009 | 1974, Album Cuts, Chicago, Group

From their 1974 double album Chicago VII. In some ways Chicago VII brings back a feeling of their first three albums where there are a number of instrumentals along with the rock arrangements. The first disk is mostly made of up Jazz favor instrumentals. Mongonucleosis is one of these instrumental pieces and was composed by […]