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

Dec 14, 2019

Muskrat Love by Captain & Tennille (1976)

Muskrat Love by Captain & Tennille (1976)
"Muskrat Love" is a soft rock song written by Willis Alan Ramsey. In 1976, a cover by pop music duo Captain & Tennille resulted in the song's highest profile, peaking at number four on the Hot 100 chart. It also reached number two on the Cash Box chart, which ranked it as the 30th biggest hit of 1976.



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Shop Around by Captain & Tennille (1976)

Shop Around  by Captain & Tennille (1976)
In 1976, the American pop music duo Captain & Tennille recorded their version of "Shop Around" for their second studio album Song of Joy issued on the A&M Records label. Toni Tennille changed the lyrics slightly so that they were sung from a woman's perspective. The "Shop Around" single was produced by the duo and featured the song "Butterscotch Castle" as its B-side.



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Dec 13, 2019

Holly Holy (Single Version) by Neil Diamond (1969-1970)

Holly Holy (Single Version) by Neil Diamond (1969-1970)
"Holly Holy" is a song written and recorded by Neil Diamond with instrumental backing provided by the American Sound Studio house band in Memphis. Released as a single on October 13, 1969, it was a successful follow-on to "Sweet Caroline", reaching #6 on the U.S. pop singles chart by December. The song also reached #5 on the Easy Listening chart. It became a gold record and then eventually a platinum record.




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Dec 8, 2019

Leaving on a Jet Plane by Peter, Paul and Mary (1969-1970)

Leaving on a Jet Plane by Peter, Paul and Mary
"Leaving on a Jet Plane" is a song written by John Denver in 1966 and most famously recorded by Peter, Paul and Mary. The original title of the song was "Babe, I Hate to Go", as featured on his 1966 studio album John Denver Sings, but Denver's then producer Milt Okun convinced him to change the title. Peter, Paul and Mary recorded the song for their 1967 studio album, Album 1700, and Warner Bros.- Seven Arts released it as a single in 1969.



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Dec 7, 2019

Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Steam (1969-1970)

Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Steam (1970)
"Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye" is a song written and recorded by Paul Leka, Gary DeCarlo and Dale Frashuer, attributed to a then-fictitious band they named "Steam". It was released under the Mercury subsidiary label Fontana and became a number one pop single on the Billboard Hot 100 in late 1969, and remained on the charts in early 1970.




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Dec 5, 2019

Which Way You Goin', Billy? by The Poppy Family (1970)

Which Way You Goin' Billy? by The Poppy Family (1970)
"Which Way You Goin', Billy?" was a global, multi-million-selling hit single from the Canadian band The Poppy Family. The single, first released in 1969, was from the album of the same name and was a chart-topping hit in Canada and Ireland. It was also a significant hit in other parts of the world, reaching #2 on both the U.S. Cash Box and Billboard pop charts.




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Lady D'Arbanville by Cat Stevens (1970)

Lady D'Arbanville by Cat Stevens (1970)
"Lady D'Arbanville" is a song written and recorded by Cat Stevens and released in April 1970. It subsequently appeared on his third album, Mona Bone Jakon, released later that year. It was his first single released after signing a contract with Island Records, with the encouragement of his new producer, Paul Samwell-Smith, fostering a folk rock direction. "Lady D'Arbanville" has a madrigal sound, and was written about Stevens' former girlfriend, Patti D'Arbanville, metaphorically laying her to rest.



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Nov 25, 2019

Black Night by Deep Purple (1970)

Black Night by Deep Purple (1970)
"Black Night" is a song by British hard rock band Deep Purple, first released as a single in June 1970 and later included on the 25th Anniversary version of their 1970 album, In Rock. The song became a hit following its release, peaking at No. 2 on UK charts, and to this day remains Deep Purple's highest charting UK single.




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Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today) by The Temptations (1970)

Ball Of Confusion (That's What The World Is Today) by The Temptations (1970)
"Ball of Confusion (That's What the World Is Today)" is a 1970 hit single for The Temptations. It was released on the Gordy (Motown) label, and written by Norman Whitfield and Barrett Strong.

The song was used to anchor the 1970 Greatest Hits II LP. It reached #3 on the US pop charts and #2 on the US R&B charts. Billboard ranked the record as the #24 song of 1970.



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