Tag Archives: 70s Music

Music For Monday: Ringo Starr, ‘It Don’t Come Easy’ (1971)

Ringo Starr’s “It Don’t Come Easy” released in April of 1971 and rose to the top 5 on various music charts around the world including the US, UK and Canada. Below, you’ll find a ’71 promotional film for the single … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: Jack Wild, ‘Some Beautiful’ (1970)

“14 million. That’s a lot of anything, especially people…but that’s how many people tune in H.R. Pufnstuf every Saturday morning on the NBC-TV network to watch Jack Wild and his friends.” “Some Beautiful” appeared on 1970’s The Jack Wild Album. … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Staple Singers, ‘Touch A Hand, Make A Friend’ (1974)

Happy Monday, good people of the free world. Here’s The Staple Singers singing “Touch A Hand, Make A Friend” on Soul Train in 1974. “Touch A Hand, Make A Friend” (written by Homer Banks, Raymond Jackson & Carl Hampton) originally … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Christie, ‘San Bernadino’ (1970)

A few weeks back we featured Christie’s biggest hit, “Yellow River.” Today, we have Jeff Christie’s follow-up single, “San Bernadino.” “San Bernadino” just barely scraped the Billboard “Hot 100″ in the US, but fared better around Europe, hitting the Top … Continue reading

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Rad Ads: James Brown, ‘Funky Drummer’ (1970)

“Red hot new instrumental single…” “Funky Drummer Part 1 And Part 2” was recorded in November of 1969 and released in March of 1970. The drumbeat Clyde Stubblefield plays on this record has been sampled uncountable times in modern music. … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Spinners, ‘The Rubberband Man’ (Live ’76)

As a fresh, new week begins it’s time for a childhood favorite and a real 1970s-era sing-a-long. And really, I’m in a mild state of disbelief that I haven’t featured this song on the site before. Here’s The Spinners performing … Continue reading

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