Saturday, November 30, 2013

Soul Train

Soul Train was a famous music show that ran from 1971 to 2006. Hosted mostly by Don Cornelius, the show had many R&B, funk, hip hop, and soul groups on. Some music artists that appeared on the show are Aretha Franklin, Full Force, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, and many others.

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Dancing Queen by ABBA

ABBA's song "Dancing Queen" from 1976 became one of the most popular songs for ABBA and one of the most known songs of the 70s. Today, the song is still well known and very popular.

Disco music

Disco music was at its peak in the late 1970s. The music was played in disco clubs which were popular in New York City, with Studio 54 being one of the most famous. Some music artists that had disco songs were Alicia Bridges, Jackson 5, Tavares, Bee Gees, KC and the Sunshine Band, The Trammps, Gloria Gaynor, Village People, and Chic.

Voyager Golden Records

The Voyager Golden Records are phonograph records that are aboard both Voyager spacecraft, which were launched in 1977. The records contain selected sounds and images of life and culture on Earth. Some of their contents are greetings in many different languages and many different genres of music.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen

From Queen's 1975 A Night at the Opera album, "Bohemian Rhapsody" is one of the most popular songs by Queen and noted for its opera singing section. Today, it is considered one of the best songs ever written.

Let It Be by The Beatles

Let It Be is the last album released by The Beatles. From 1970, the album is known for the popular songs "Let It Be" and "The Long and Winding Road".

Sunday, March 10, 2013

70s rock songs

I listed some 70s rock songs I like. They are all on my must hear 70s songs list.

Hot Child in the City - by Nick Gilder
Magic - by Pilot
This Is It - by Kenny Loggins
Vehicle - by The Ides of March

70s disco songs

I listed some 70s disco songs I like. They are all on my must hear 70s songs list.

Got to Be Real - by Cheryl Lynn
Shame, Shame, Shame - by Shirley & Company
Turn the Beat Around - by Vicki Sue Robinson

70s disco songs

I listed some 70s disco songs I like. They are all on my must hear 70s songs list.

Boogie Nights - by Heatwave
Boogie Oogie Oogie - by A Taste of Honey
Car Wash - by Rose Royce
I Love the Nightlife - by Alicia Bridges
You're the First, the Last, My Everything - by Barry White

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

The Rolling Stones - GRRR!

GRRR!

This big collection from 2012 has many of The Rolling Stones' songs from the 60s to the 10s; the 2012 new song "Doom and Gloom". Some of my favorite 60s songs are "The Last Time", "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction", "19th Nervous Breakdown", "Paint It, Black", "Under My Thumb", "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?", "Ruby Tuesday", "Let's Spend the Night Together", "Jumpin' Jack Flash", "You Can't Always Get What You Want", "Gimme Shelter", "Street Fighting Man", and "She's a Rainbow". The 70s songs "It's Only Rock 'n Roll (But I Like It)" and "Miss You". The 80s songs "Emotional Rescue", "Start Me Up", and "Mixed Emotions". The 90s songs "Highwire" and "Love Is Strong". The 00s songs "Streets of Love" and "Don't Stop". I also like their Some Girls, Hot Rocks 1964-1971, Forty Licks, and Live Licks albums.

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Whitesnake - The Definitive Collection

The Definitive Collection

This collection has many songs from the 70s to the 90s by Whitesnake. The songs are blues rock, hard rock, and heavy metal. Some of my favorites are the 80s songs "Here I Go Again" and "Is This Love". Other songs I like are "Don't Break My Heart Again", "Walking in the Shadow of the Blues", "Slide It In", "Fool for Your Loving", "Judgement Day", "Now You're Gone", "Give Me All Your Love", "Still of the Night", and "Pride and Joy".

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Santana - Caravanserai

Caravanserai

This 1972 album by Santana is my favorite album by them. The songs are jazz fusion and Latin rock. "Eternal Caravan of Reincarnation Santana", "Waves Within Santana", "Look Up (To See What's Coming Down)", "Just in Time to See the Sun", "Song of the Wind Santana", "All the Love of the Universe", "Future Primitive", "Stone Flower", "La Fuente del Ritmo", and "Every Step of the Way". A must hear album for Santana fans. I also like their Abraxas album.

Santana - Abraxas

Abraxas

Abraxas is from 1970 and is Santana's second album. The songs are Latin rock, blues rock, and jazz fusion. My favorites are "Singing Winds, Crying Beasts", "Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen", "Incident at Neshabur", "Hope You're Feeling Better", and "El Nicoya". The 1998 edition also has live versions of "Se a Cabo", "Toussaint L'Overture", and "Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen". I also like their Caravanserai album.

Monday, March 5, 2012

The B-52's

The B-52's

This is The B-52's first album and my favorite by them. It has their popular new wave song "Rock Lobster". Other songs here are "Planet Claire", "52 Girls", "Dance This Mess Around", "Lava", "There's a Moon in the Sky (Called the Moon)", "Hero Worship", "6060-842", and "Downtown".

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: The Greatest Hits of Kenny Loggins

Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: The Greatest Hits of Kenny Loggins

This collection has songs by Kenny Loggins from the 70s to the 90s. Some of my favorite 70s songs are "This Is It" and "Whenever I Call You Friend" (with Stevie Nicks). The 80s songs "Footlose", "Danger Zone". The 90s song "Conviction of the Heart".

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Glen Campbell - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

Glen Campbell is one of my favorite country music artists. This collection has many of his songs from the 60s and 70s. Some of my favorites are "Rhinestone Cowboy", "Wichita Lineman", "Southern Nights", "Gentle On My Mind", and "True Grit".

Thursday, February 9, 2012

The Very Best of Daryl Hall & John Oates

The Very Best of Daryl Hall & John Oates

This collection has many songs from the 70s and 80s by Daryl Hall & John Oates. Their songs are many different music genres, including soul, rock, R&B, pop, and others. Some of my favorites are "Maneater", "Rich Girl", "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling", "Private Eyes", "Kiss on My List", "You Make My Dreams", "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)", and "Say It Isn't So".

Monday, January 30, 2012

The Best of The Pointer Sisters

The Best of The Pointer Sisters

The Pointer Sisters are a girl group with songs in many music genres; R&B, soul, pop, gospel, and others. This collection has their songs from the 70s and 80s. Songs from the 70s I like are "Fire" and "Happiness". The 80s songs "He's So Shy", "Slow Hand", "Automatic", "Jump (For My Love)", "I'm So Excited", and "Neutron Dance".

Sunday, January 29, 2012

70s disco songs

I listed some 70s disco songs I like. They are all on my must hear 70s songs list.

Don't Leave Me This Way - by Thelma Houston
In the Navy - by Village People
Jive Talkin' - by Bee Gees
Right Back Where We Started From - by Maxine Nightingale
Thank God It's Friday - by Love & Kisses

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

The Commodores - The Ultimate Collection

The Ultimate Collection

This collection has songs by the Commodores from the 70s and 80s. Their songs are funk, soul, and R&B. Some of my favorites are the 70s songs "Slippery When Wet", "Brick House", "Machine Gun", "Easy", "Three Times a Lady", and "Still". I also like the 80s song "Nightshift".

70s disco songs

I listed some 70s disco songs I like. They are all on my must hear 70s songs list.

Knock on Wood - by Amii Stewart
More Than a Woman - by Bee Gees
Rock the Boat - by Hues Corporation
Tragedy - by Bee Gees
You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - by Leo Sayer

70s disco songs

I listed some 70s disco songs I like. They are all on my must hear 70s songs list.

Dancing Machine - by Jackson 5
More Than a Woman - by Tavares
Rock with You - by Michael Jackson
That's the Way (I Like It) - by KC and the Sunshine Band
Stayin' Alive - by Bee Gees

Commodores songs

I listed some 70s songs I like by the Commodores. They are all on my must hear 70s songs list.

Easy
Still
Three Times a Lady

Lionel Richie - The Definitive Collection

The Definitive Collection

This collection has Lionel Richie's songs from the 70s to the 00s, along with some 70s songs with the Commodores. Some of my favorite 70s songs are "Easy", "Three Times a Lady", and "Still". The 80s songs "Running with the Night", "Hello", "Truly", "Say You, Say Me", "All Night Long (All Night)", "Endless Love", (with Diana Ross), and "Dancing on the Ceiling". I also like the 00s song "Angel".

Monday, January 23, 2012

Journey - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

This collection has songs by rock band Journey from the 70s and 80s. Some of my favorite songs are "Only the Young", "Don't Stop Believin'", "Any Way You Want It", "Who's Crying Now", "Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)", and "Open Arms".

Monday, January 9, 2012

Ultimate Prince

Ultimate Prince

This collection has many songs by Prince from the 70s to the 90s. Some of my favorites are the 70s song "I Wanna Be Your Lover", the 80s songs "When Doves Cry", "Purple Rain", "1999", "Kiss", "Let's Go Crazy", "Little Red Corvette", "Rasberry Beret", and the 90s songs "Nothing Compares 2 U", and "Diamonds and Pearls".

REO Speedwagon - The Hits

The Hits

This collection has REO Speedwagon's songs from the 70s and 80s. Some of my favorite 70s songs are "Ridin' the Storm Out" (Live), and "Keep Pushin'". The 80s songs "Keep On Loving You", "Take It on the Run", "Can't Fight This Feeling", and "Don't Let Him Go".

Monday, January 2, 2012

Gary Puckett and the Union Gap - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

This collection has many of Gary Puckett and the Union Gap songs from the 60s and 70s. My favorite song is "Young Girl". Others here are "Woman, Woman", "Let's Give Adam and Eve Another Chance", "To Love Somebody", "Lady Willpower", Kentucky Woman", "This Girl Is a Woman Now", "Over You", "Could I", and "Daylight Stranger".

Saturday, December 31, 2011

Sly & the Family Stone - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

This collection has many of Sly & the Family Stone's songs from the 60s and 70s. Their music is funk, rock, and psychedelic. Songs here are "I Want to Take You Higher", "Everybody Is a Star", "Stand!", "Life", "Fun", "You Can Make It If You Try", "Dance to the Music", "Everyday People", "Hot Fun in the Summertime", "M'Lady", "Sing a Simple Song", and "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)".

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Elvis on Tour

Elvis on Tour

Elvis on Tour is a 1972 musical documentary. It has songs performed by Elvis Presley from his 1972 tour. Many of his songs from the 50s to the 70s are here. The band sounds great and Elvis has a lot of energy in his performances. Also shown is rehersals, Elvis backstage before concerts, Elvis on the road, scenes from his movies, and some interviews with his fans. This is a must own for all Elvis Presley fans. I also like The Essential Presley album.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Herb Alpert - Rise

Rise

This 1979 album by Herb Alpert is my favorite. It has the popular jazz-funk song "Rise". Other songs here are "1980", "Rotation", "Behind the Rain", "Aranjuez (Mon Amour)", "Love Is", "Angelina", and "Street Life". The 2007 edition also has "Rotation" (Alternate Version) and "Aranjuez (Mon Amour)" 2007 Dance Mix.