Category Archives: 70s Music

Music For Monday: WAR, ‘Galaxy’ (‘Soul Train’ Line, 1977)

Did you know that WAR‘s “Galaxy” was inspired by Star Wars? Here’s an amazing line of Soul Train dancers doing their thing to the tune in 1977. Let’s take this one to outer space! ‘Soul Train': WAR, ‘Galaxy’ (Dance Line, … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Jack Wild, ‘If I Could’ (1970)

It’s Monday, and that means it’s time to roll out the tunes. Here’s Jack Wild singing “If I Could” from the 1970 motion picture, Pufnstuf. This soundtrack is a hard one to find – so enjoy this opening clip from … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Shocking Blue, ‘Venus’ (1970)

“She’s got it!” Cats and Kittens! Straight outta Holland! It’s Shocking Blue with “Venus.” “Venus” hit the top of the Billboard US “Hot 100″ in February of 1970. The song, written by guitarist Robbie van Leeuwen, was originally recorded and … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Paul & Linda McCartney, ‘Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey’ (1971)

Paul and Linda McCartney’s “Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey” hit #1 on the US “Hot 100″ singles chart in September of 1971. The song (a blending of two songs, really) appears on McCartney’s second solo L.P., RAM. The official video below is … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Defranco Family, ‘Heartbeat – It’s A Lovebeat’ (1974)

A very fine Monday, everyone! If you’re looking for something sugary to keep your motor running throughout the afternoon, you’ll want to watch this clip. Here we have the DeFranco Family performing their biggest hit, “Heartbeat – It’s A Lovebeat.” … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Glen Campbell, ‘Rhinestone Cowboy’ (1975)

Glen Campbell’s “Rhinestone Cowboy,” from the album of the same name, went to the very top of the Billboard “Hot 100″ in September of 1975. The song was written by Larry Weiss and later inspired the 1984 movie, Rhinestone, starring … Continue reading

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