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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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Music For Monday: Leo Sayer, ‘You Make Me Feel Like Dancing’ (1976)

It is Monday, and so we dance. To what shall we dance? To Leo Sayer’s #1 hit, “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing,” of course. “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing” originally appeared on Sayer’s late 1976 L.P. Endless Flight. … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Heart, ‘Crazy On You’ (Live ’77)

Seeing as how it’s been almost six weeks since we last heard from Heart, I think it’s time for another hard rocking hit tune. Here’s Ann and Nancy Wilson and the band performing “Crazy On You” live on The Midnight … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Hot Chocolate, ‘You Sexy Thing’ (Live ’76)

UK pop band, Hot Chocolate released “You Sexy Thing” as a single in October of 1975. The tune was kept out of the #1 spot in Britain by Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.” In February of 1976, the disco-flavored song hit a … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: Neil Sedaka, ‘Laughter In The Rain’ (1975)

Neil Sedaka first released “Laughter in the Rain” in the spring of 1974 where it hit the top 20 in the UK. Released later that year in the US, the song eventually climbed the Billboard “Hot 100,” hitting #1 in … Continue reading

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Music For Monday: The Cars, ‘Just What I Needed’ (1978)

The Cars’ debut single, “Just What I Needed,” released in May of 1978, a month before their self-titled L.P. hit record shops. The tune was penned by Ric Ocasek and sung by the band’s bassist, Benjamin Orr. “Just What I … Continue reading

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