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Good 70s Songs

Mon Aug 19, 2002 5:58 am

I don't really know much about songs from the 70s, but the stuff I've heard sounds pretty good. I was wondering if some of you could list songs you like from that decade, like stuff you can bob your head to. However, I'm not really looking for 70s classic rock. Thanks.

RE: Good 70s Songs

Mon Aug 19, 2002 7:12 am

Gerry Rafferty's Baker Street; Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody and Fleetwood Mac's Rhiannon are my favourites.
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RE: Good 70s Songs

Mon Aug 19, 2002 7:52 am

Man, Wait 'til Superfly sees this thread.
Just what I can remember off the top of my head; I was a DJ in a disco in those days.
Earth Wind and Fire
Serpentine Fire
Saturday Night
Boogie Wonderland

The Jacksons/Jackson Five
Shake your Body (down to the ground)
I'll be there
Blame it on the Boogie

The Sylvers
Boogie Fever
High School Dance

Give up the Funk

The Fatback Band
Bus Stop

Gloria Gaynor
Casanova Brown

Rose Royce
Makes you feel like Dancing
Do your Dance
Love don't live here anymore

Too many to mention. I could go on for weeks.  Smile
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RE: Good 70s Songs

Mon Aug 19, 2002 8:19 am

Oh boy, ware do I start? Big grin

I love the 70s!
I have over 2000 LPs and over 1000 8track tapes so picking favorites would be very difficult.
Let's just say I like lots of:
Gino Vannelli
Doobie Brothers
Earth Wind & Fire
Sergio Mendes & Brasil '77
Electric Light Orchestra
Issac Hayes
Return To Forever
Steely Dan
and many many many others.

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RE: Good 70s Songs

Mon Aug 19, 2002 9:27 am

my short list:

Stevie Wonder
Parliament/Funkadelic (funky shit and awesome cover art!)
anything by Gamble and Huff (the Philly sound)
Salsoul Orchestra
Dr Buzzard's Original Savannah Band (who remembers that one?)
Rufus and Chaka Khan
LaBelle (as in Patti LaBelle, Nona Hendryx and the other one)
Boz Scaggs
Crown Heights Affair
B.T. Express
Santana (Borboleta LP is a masterpiece!)
Isley Brothers
Pink Floyd (Wish You Were Here LP)
Doobie Brothers
anything by Giorgio Moroder
Seals and Croft
Minnie Ripperton (RIP)
Donny Hathaway(RIP too)

so many more, jeez you all got me thinking now!
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RE: Good 70s Songs

Mon Aug 19, 2002 9:56 am

Pretty much any Led Zepplin song, the Who, Las Vegas Elvis, the Ramones.
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RE: Good 70s Songs

Mon Aug 19, 2002 1:01 pm

You really don't want me to list it all, do you? I couldn't if you did anyway. The 70s were my formative years when I did not do such things as smoke pot at a Zepplin concert, etc, etc, etc.

Superfly is pretty close. I add Deep Purple, The Strawbs, Rennaisance, Rick Wakeman, Blue Oyser Cult, Nazareth and Black Sabbath.

I am limited to 800 LPS, 1700 cassettes and no 8 tracks so my opinion must be suspect. Perhaps when I pick up the Maruader from Superfy this winter, I can add to my collection.
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RE: Good 70s Songs

Mon Aug 19, 2002 2:47 pm

Going to California
Hotel California
Highway To Hell
I love it loud
Highway to Hell
Rock N Roll all Night

To name a few

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