Showing posts with label 1971. Show all posts
Showing posts with label 1971. Show all posts

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 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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Jul 31, 2019

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 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 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 12, 2019

Wild Horses by The Rolling Stones (1971)

Wild Horses by The Rolling Stones (1971)
"Wild Horses" is a song by the Rolling Stones from their 1971 album Sticky Fingers, written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. Rolling Stone ranked it number 334 in its "500 Greatest Songs of All Time" list in 2004.


Jun 29, 2019

Sweet Mary by Wadsworth Mansion (1971)

Sweet Mary by Wadsworth Mansion (1971)
In November 1970, Wadsworth Mansion released their first single, a non-album version of "Sweet Mary", backed by another non-album track, "What's On Tonight". "Sweet Mary" would prove to be the band's only hit song peaking at #7 on the US Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for the week ending 27 February 1971. It peaked at number five on Cash Box. It also reached #35 on the Easy Listening chart.


May 26, 2019

Jungle Fever by Chakachas (1971)

Jungle Fever by Chakachas (1971)
"Jungle Fever" is a 1971 track performed by Belgian producers The Chakachas, written by head producer Roland Kluger (as Bill Ador) and first issued in Belgium by Swineyard, an independent. The song reached #8 in the 1972 United States Billboard Hot 100 and peaked at #29 in the United Kingdom. "Jungle Fever" was banned by the BBC, who took exception to the song's heavy breathing and moaning. The song was a greater success in America, selling over one million copies and being awarded a gold disc by the R.I.A.A. in March 1972. Billboard ranked it as the #51 song for 1972.


When You're Hot, You're Hot by Jerry Reed (1971)

When You're Hot, You're Hot by Jerry Reed (1971)
"When You're Hot, You're Hot" is a 1971 crossover single written and recorded by Jerry Reed. The song was his most successful on the country chart, peaking at number one for five weeks. "When You're Hot, You're Hot" was also Jerry Reed's second song to cross over to the Top 40, peaking at number nine. It also appeared in the Australian and New Zealand charts. "When You're Hot, You're Hot" was certified gold for sales of one million units by the Recording Industry Association of America.


One Toke Over The Line by Brewer & Shipley (1971)

One Toke Over The Line by Brewer & Shipley (1971)
"One Toke Over the Line" is a song written and performed by American folk rock duo Brewer & Shipley. It is a track from their 1970 LP Tarkio, and was released as their debut single in early 1971.

The song peaked at #10 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and #8 Cash Box during the spring of 1971, and was the duo's only Top 40 hit. It also reached #5 in Canada and #7 in New Zealand.


It's Too Late by Carole King (1971)

It's Too Late by Carole King (1971)
"It's Too Late" is a song from Carole King's 1971 album Tapestry. Toni Stern wrote the lyrics and King wrote the music. It was released as a single in April 1971 and reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and Adult Contemporary charts. Sales were later gold-certified by the RIAA. Billboard ranked "It's Too Late" and its fellow A-side, "I Feel the Earth Move", as the No. 3 record for 1971.


May 19, 2019

Easy Loving by Freddie Hart (1971)

Easy Loving by Freddie Hart (1971)
"Easy Loving" is a song composed by country music singer-songwriter Freddie Hart. Released in the summer of 1971, it became Hart's breakthrough hit and a country music standard. "Easy Loving" had broken into the top 10 of the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. On September 11, it was his first No. 1 song, spending three weeks atop the chart (interrupted between its first and second weeks for Tom T. Hall's "The Year Clayton Delaney Died."). "Easy Loving" also was a modest pop hit, reaching No. 17 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the fall of 1971, and was the only pop hit of Hart's career.


I've Found Someone Of My Own by The Free Movement (1971)

I've Found Someone Of My Own by The Free Movement (1971)
"I've Found Someone of My Own" is a song written by Frank F. Robinson and performed by The Free Movement. It reached #5 on the Billboard Hot 100, #7 on the US adult contemporary chart, and #20 on the US R&B chart in 1971. The song was featured on their 1972 album, I've Found Someone of My Own.

The song was produced by Joe Porter and arranged by Jimmie Haskell and Michael Omartian.

The single ranked #27 on the Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1971.


Liar by Three Dog Night (1971)

Liar by Three Dog Night (1971)
"Liar" is a song written by Russ Ballard of Argent from their 1970 self-titled debut album. It was released as the band's first single, but did not chart. A version by Three Dog Night was released the following year and featured on the trio's album, Naturally. The song was produced by Richard Podolor.

In the U.S., "Liar" reached #7 on the Billboard chart. In Canada, the song peaked at #4 in 1971.


May 17, 2019

I Am...I Said by Neil Diamond (1971)

I Am...I Said by Neil Diamond (1971)
"I Am... I Said" is a song written and recorded by Neil Diamond. Released as a single on March 15, 1971, it was quite successful, at first slowly climbing the charts, then more quickly rising to number 4 on the U.S. pop singles chart by May 1971. It fared similarly across the Atlantic, reaching number 4 on the UK pop singles chart as well.



I Don'T Know How To Love Him by Helen Reddy (1971)

I Don'T Know How To Love Him by Helen Reddy (1971)
"I Don't Know How to Love Him" is a song from the 1970 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar written by Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) and Tim Rice (lyrics), a torch ballad sung by the character of Mary Magdalene. In the opera she is presented as bearing an unrequited love for the title character. The song has been much recorded, with "I Don't Know How to Love Him" being one of the rare songs to have had two concurrent recordings reach the Top 40 of the Hot 100 chart in Billboard magazine, specifically those by Helen Reddy and Yvonne Elliman, since the 1950s when multi-version chartings were common.


Can't You Hear Me Knocking by The Rolling Stones (1971)

Can't You Hear Me Knocking by The Rolling Stones (1971)
"Can't You Hear Me Knocking" is a song by English rock band the Rolling Stones from their 1971 album Sticky Fingers. The song is over seven minutes long, and begins with a Keith Richards open-G tuned guitar intro. At two minutes and forty-three seconds, an instrumental break begins, with Rocky Dijon on congas; tenor saxophonist Bobby Keys performs an extended saxophone solo over the guitar work of Richards and Mick Taylor, punctuated by the organ work of Billy Preston. At 4:40 Taylor takes over from Richards and carries the song to its finish with a lengthy guitar solo.


Apr 22, 2019

Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones (1971)

Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones (1971)
"Brown Sugar" is a song by the Rolling Stones. It is the opening track and lead single from their album Sticky Fingers (1971). Rolling Stone magazine ranked it number 495 on its list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and at number five on their list of the 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time.