Category Archives: 70s Music

Music For Monday: The Who, ‘I’m Free’ (1975)

Here’s a joyous two-and-a-half minutes to get you up and running this Monday: Roger Daltrey and The Who singing “I’m Free.” “I’m Free” (written by Pete Townshend) was originally released as a single in 1969 and appeared on the Tommy … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Blue Swede, ‘Hooked On A Feeling’ (Live ’74)

It’s time to start off a new week and time for a 70s tune to get us rolling along. Here’s a song that was at the top of the charts 40-years-ago on the Billboard “Hot 100″ (April 06, 1974). It’s … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Joe Tex, ‘I Gotcha’ (1972)

A very fine Monday morning to everyone. I’m back from a week’s vacation in London and ready to get down. Here’s Joe Tex with his best-selling hit, “I Gotcha.” “I Gotcha” appeared on the L.P. of the same name in … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Nazareth, ‘Love Hurts’ (1977)

On this Monday, we turn to Scottish rockers Nazareth as they regal us with their top 10 worldwide smash, “Love Hurts.” “Love Hurts” was written by Boudleaux Bryant and appears on the Nazareth L.P., Hair of the Dog from April … Continue reading

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Music For Monday (St. Patrick’s Day Edition): Thin Lizzy, ‘Jailbreak’ (1976)

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Carrying on with tradition, here’s Irish rock band Thin Lizzy performing one of their most popular tunes. “Jailbreak” comes from the 1976 L.P. of the same name and was written by lead singer & bass guitarist … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Bonnie Tyler, ‘It’s A Heartache’ (1978)

Welsh singer, Bonnie Tyler released “It’s a Heartache” (written by Ronnie Scott and Steve Wolfe) in the fall of 1977. The song hit #4 in the UK in November ’77 and by June of 1978 had climbed to a high … Continue reading

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