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What songs from the 1970’s are on your playlist?

The 1970's were a great time for me, full of wonderful music to go along with the best decade of my life. So many songs to choose from, but I will start with one of my all time fav Fleetwood Mac songs "Go your own way" from the incredible Rumours album, recorded in 1977. I am pretty sure I wore this album out!!

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More songs by the super talented Jackson Browne. His lyrics are descriptive and insightful. I grew up living on his body of work, he is awesome

 

Doctor my eyes 1972

Rock me on the water 1972

Here comes those tears again 1976

The pretender 1976

The load-out/Stay 1977

You love the thunder 1977

Running on empty 1977

 

He also did a nice cover of "Take it easy" in 1973, which he co-wrote with Glenn Frey, which was the first single released by the Eagles. We know how it worked out for the Eagles lol

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The timeless Bruce Springsteen

(Gotta be a reason why he's called the Boss lol)


1973

4th of July, Asbury Park, (Sandy) 

Rosalita (Come out tonight) 

Spirit in the night 

1975

Tenth Avenue freeze-out 

She's the one 

Backstreets 

Born to run 

Jungleland 

Thunder Road 

1978

Badlands 

Prove it all night 

Darkness on the edge of town 

 

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Steppenwolf -

 

Foggy Mental Breakdown (1970)

Snowblind Friend (1970)

Who Needs Ya (1970)

For Ladies Only (1971)

Tenderness (1971)

Ride With Me (1971)

 

 

 

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono
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Hall&Oates

 

She's gone 1973

Sara smile 1975

Rich girl 1976

It's a laugh 1978

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Don McLean -

 

American Pie (1971)

Vincent (1971)

Castles in the Air (1972)

Cryin' (1972)

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono
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Pat Benetar (What does the Rock Hall know)

 

Heartbreaker 1979

We live for love 1979

Also Thin Lizzy (stupid hall)

The boys are back in town 1976

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I love the Electric Light Orchestra! Everytime I hear their music, I'm transported back to the best years of my life 💜

 

1973

Ma-ma-ma belle

Roll over Beethoven

Showdown

1975

Strange Magic

Waterfall

Evil Woman

Fire on high

1976

So fine

Livin' Thing

Do ya

Rockaria!

Telephone Line

Tightrope

Shangri-la

1977

Mr. blue sky

Sweet talkin' woman

Turn to stone

1979

Shine a little love

Don't bring me down

The diary of Horace Wimp

 

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Pink Floyd Albums - 

 

Atom Heart Mother (1970)

Dark Side Of The Moon (1973)

Wish You Were Here ((1975)

Animals (1977)

The Wall (1979)

 

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono
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I love Pink Floyd also! Their music is groundbreaking and speaks to me on many levels still 💜

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some favorites by George Harrison -

 

1970 

All Things Must Pass 

If Not For You 

My Sweet Lord 

What Is Life 

 

1971 (all live, The Concert for Bangladesh)

Here Comes The Sun and 

Something

While My Guitar Gently Weeps

 

1973

Give Me Love Give Me Peace On Earth

 

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Songs by the talented and still missed John Lennon

 

Cold Turkey 1969

Give peace a chance 1969

Instant Karma! 1970

Working class hero 1970

Happy Xmas (War is over) 1971

Imagine 1971

Jealous guy 1971

Power to the people 1971

Mind games 1973

Whatever gets you thru the night 1974

#9 Dream 1974

Stand by me 1975

 

 

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Absolutely anything by the Eagles...

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Witch Queen of New Orleans- 1971

Come and get your love- 1973

Great songs, both by Redbone

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Despite the Beatles break up (and my near breakdown because of it), they were all star artists in their own rights. Here are a few of my favorites from the Fab 4️⃣'s solo careers-


Paul McCartney- Helen Wheels 1973

John Lennon- #9 Dream 1974

George Harrison- What is life 1970

Ringo Starr- It don't come easy 1971

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Some stuff hasn’t stood the test of time. But some are timeless. I’ve been thinking on and off about this for awhile now. I’ll start with

 

Bonnie Raitt’s first album (1971 IIRC)

 

Rickie Lee Jones first album (1979) Both have excellent careers.

 

Heart made an impression on me with their first album, but I have no interest in it now.

 

In jazz terms, I still put on Flora Purim’s albums.

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David Bowie

 

Changes 1971

Suffragette City 1972

1974

Rebel rebel

Diamond Dogs 

1975

Fame

Golden years 

Young Americans

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Deep Purple albums - In Rock, Machine Head, Burn, Stormbringer

 

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The incredible Rumours Album- released in 1977 by Fleetwood Mac

Second hand news 

Dreams

Never going back again

Don't stop

Go your own way

Songbird

The chain

You make loving fun

I don't want to know

Oh Daddy

Gold dust woman 

 

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Go Your Own Way

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By Simon & Garfunkel

 

1970

The Boxer (single 1969, album 1970)

Bridge Over Troubled Water

The Only Living Boy In New York

Song For The Asking

El Condor Pasa (If I Could)

So Long Frank Lloyd Wright

 

1975

My Little Town 

 

 

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The Boxer

Bridge Over Troubled Water

My Little Town

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The amazing Moody Blues

 

Question 1970

The story in your eyes 1971

I'm just a singer (In a rock and roll band) 1972

For my lady 1972

Isn't life strange 1972

Steppin' in a slide zone 1978

Forever Autumn 1978

 

 

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Question

I'm Just a Singer

Stepping in a Slide Zone

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Ditto on Moody Blues!

 

by Bob Seger

 

Turn The Page (1973)

Night Moves (1976)

We've Got Tonight (1976)

Main Street (1976)

Still The Same (1977)

Old Time Rock & Roll (1977)

Hollywood Nights (1978)

You'll Accompany Me (1979)

 

 

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono
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Against the Wind

Night Moves

Main Street

You'll Accompany Me

 

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I used to wake up to My Sweet Lord by George Harrison as a kid and that's definitely on my playlist along with anything by CCR.Minnie Rippertin Loving You, Roberta Flack Killing Me Softly. Oh, I can't count the rest but those guys sang poetry. If you want feel beautiful and lift your soul pick a song from the 70's.

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What a GREAT Selection!!

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