Showing posts with label '70s #1 Hits. Show all posts
Showing posts with label '70s #1 Hits. Show all posts

Aug 19, 2019

Rocks Off by The Rolling Stones (1972)

Rocks Off by The Rolling Stones (1972)
"Rocks Off" is the opening song on the Rolling Stones' 1972 double album Exile on Main St.. Recorded between July 1971 and March 1972, "Rocks Off" is one of the songs on the album that was recorded at Villa Nellcôte, a house Keith Richards rented in the south of France during the summer and autumn of 1971. Overdubs and final mixing for the song were later done at Sunset Sound studios in Los Angeles, California between December 1971 and March 1972.



Aug 13, 2019

Sway by The Rolling Stones (1971)

Sway by The Rolling Stones (1971)
"Sway" is a song by English rock band the Rolling Stones from their 1971 album Sticky Fingers. It was also released as the b-side of the "Wild Horses" single in June 1971. This single was released in the US only. Initial pressings of the single contain an alternate take; later pressings include the album version instead.


Aug 10, 2019

Lady Marmalade by Patti LaBelle (1974)

Lady Marmalade by Patti LaBelle (1974)
"Lady Marmalade" is a song written by Bob Crewe and Kenny Nolan. The song is famous for its sexually suggestive chorus of "Voulez-vous coucher avec moi (ce soir)?", which translates into English as "Do you want to sleep with me (tonight)?". The song first became a popular hit when it was recorded in 1974 by the American girl group Labelle. Labelle held the number-one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for one week, and also topped the Canadian RPM national singles chart.


Him by Rupert Holmes (1980)

Him by Rupert Holmes (1980)
"Him" is a song written and recorded by British-born American singer and songwriter Rupert Holmes. It was released in January 1980 as the second single from the album, Partners in Crime.

The song peaked at number six on the US Billboard Hot 100 on March 29, 1980 and remained at that position for two weeks. It was Holmes' biggest Adult Contemporary hit, peaking at number four in both the United States and Canada.



Aug 9, 2019

Dead Flowers by The Rolling Stone (1971)

Dead Flowers by The Rolling Stone (1971)
"Dead Flowers" is a song written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards of the rock band the Rolling Stones, appearing on their 1971 album Sticky Fingers.

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Aug 3, 2019

There'll Never Be by Switch (1978)

There'll Never Be by Switch (1978)
"There’ll Never Be" is a 1978 song written by Bobby DeBarge and performed by R&B/funk band Switch, the song reached number 36 on the Billboard Hot 100.


Killer Queen by Queen (1975)

Killer Queen by Queen (1975)
"Killer Queen" is a song by the British rock band Queen. It was written by lead singer Freddie Mercury and recorded for their third album Sheer Heart Attack in 1974. It reached number two in the UK Singles Chart and became their first US hit, reaching number twelve on the Billboard Hot 100. The song is about a high-class call girl and has been characterised as "Mercury's piano-led paean to a Moët-quaffing courtesan".


Aug 1, 2019

(I've Been) Searchin' so Long (Live) by Chicago (1974)

(I've Been) Searchin' so Long (Live) by Chicago (1974)
"(I've Been) Searchin' So Long" is a song written by James Pankow for the group Chicago and recorded for their album Chicago VII (1974). The first single released from that album, it reached number 9 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100. It also hit number 8 on the Adult Contemporary chart. In Canada, the song peaked as high as number 5.


My Love by Paul McCartney & Wings (1973)

My Love by Paul McCartney & Wings (1973)
"My Love" is a song by the English–American band Paul McCartney and Wings that was first released as the lead single from their 1973 album Red Rose Speedway. It was written by Paul McCartney as a love song to his wife and Wings bandmate Linda. The single marked the first time that McCartney's name appeared in the artist credit for a Wings record. Released on 23 March 1973, the song topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the US for four weeks and peaked at number 9 on the UK Singles Chart.


Jul 31, 2019

School's Out by Alice Cooper (1972)

School's Out by Alice Cooper (1972)
"School's Out" is a 1972 song first recorded as the title track single of Alice Cooper's fifth album and written by the Alice Cooper band.


She’s Not Just Another Woman by 8th Day (R&B) (1971)

She’s Not Just Another Woman by 8th Day (R&B) (1971)
"She's Not Just Another Woman" is a song written by Ron Dunbar and Clyde Wilson and performed by 8th Day. It reached #3 on the U.S. R&B chart and #11 on the U.S. pop chart in 1971. It was featured on their 1971 album 8th Day.

The song ranked #64 on Billboard magazine's Top 100 singles of 1971.


Jul 30, 2019

Ghost Dancer by The Addrisi Brothers (1979)

Ghost Dancer by Addrisi Brothers (1979)
"Ghost Dancer" is a 1979 song performed by american pop duo Addrisi Brothers it reached number 45 in the United States.


Jul 28, 2019

Sister Morphine by The Rolling Stones (1971)

Sister Morphine by The Rolling Stones (1971)
"Sister Morphine" is a song written by Marianne Faithfull, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. Faithfull released the original version of the song as the B-side to her Decca Records single "Something Better" on 21 February 1969. A different version was released two years later by the Rolling Stones for their 1971 album Sticky Fingers.


Jul 27, 2019

Flight 76 (Flight of the Bumble Bee) by Walter Murphy (1976)

Flight 76 (Flight of the Bumble Bee) by Walter Murphy (1976)
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Jul 26, 2019

Caledonia by Robin Trower (1976)

Caledonia by Robin Trower (1976)
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Love Is Alive by Gary Wright (1976)

Love Is Alive by Gary Wright (1976)
"Love Is Alive" is a 1976 song by Gary Wright taken from the album The Dream Weaver, released the previous year, it features Wright on vocals and keyboards with Andy Newmark on drums. The album's title cut and "Love is Alive" both peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. "Love is Alive" spent 27 weeks on the chart, seven weeks longer than "Dream Weaver." Billboard ranked "Love is Alive" as the No. 9 song of 1976.




In the US, "Love Is Alive" peaked at #2 in the Billboard charts. Both "Kiss and Say Goodbye" by The Manhattans and "Don't Go Breaking My Heart" by Elton John and Kiki Dee kept it from the #1 spot. In Canada, the song reached No. 6.

Jul 25, 2019

I Got The Blues by The Rolling Stones (1971)

I Got The Blues by The Rolling Stones (1971)
"I Got the Blues" is a song from the Rolling Stones' 1971 album Sticky Fingers.

Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, "I Got the Blues" is a slow-paced, bluesy song. It features languid guitars with heavy influence of both blues and soul feel.


Jul 21, 2019

Back on the Road by Marmalade (1971)

Back on the Road by Marmalade (1971)
Marmalade released Songs in November 1971, with Nicholson taking over most song compositions, which met with limited success. However, Nicholson penned two of their last hits, "Cousin Norman" (brass arranged by Campbell) and "Radancer", as well as the lesser hit "Back on the Road", on which he sang lead vocal.


Do You Know What I Mean by Lee Michaels (1971)

Do You Know What I Mean by Lee Michaels (1971)
"Do You Know What I Mean" is a song written and performed by Lee Michaels. It reached #6 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and #4 on the Cash Box Top 100 in the summer of 1971. The song was featured on his 1971 album, 5th.

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Jul 20, 2019

Let's Go by The Cars (1979)

Let's Go by The Cars (1979)
"Let's Go" was the first single from The Cars' second studio album Candy-O. It was released in 1979 on Elektra Records. The song was written by Ric Ocasek and features lead vocals by Cars bassist Benjamin Orr.