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24 Number One Songs That Are 1970s One-Hit Wonders

24 Number One Songs That Are 1970s One-Hit Wonders

The 1970s were huge for one-hit wonders. But like all decades, only a tiny percentage of songs released during the 10 years between 1970 and 1980 reached #1 on the Billboard Top 40. It’s these elite few that became the top songs of the 70s. Eight of the ten years in the 1970s saw one-hit wonders hit #1 on the Billboard Top 40. There were two songs in 1970, two in 1973, five in … Read entire article »

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K-Jee – The Nite-Liters

K-Jee – The Nite-Liters

It’s hard to express how much I love late 1960s and early 1970s funk music. James Brown and the JB’s with Bootsy and Phelps Collins. Pure genius. Aretha Franklin’s “Rock Steady” is absolute funk goodness. Some of the Stax/Volt music is fantastic (Booker T. and the MGs or “Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get” by The Dramatics). And from a pop perspective, Motown is nearly without equal in terms of perfectly written soul/pop songs. In this … Read entire article »

Filed under: 1970s