Music 70s Classics
“Love Train” is a hit single by The O’Jays, written by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. Love Train Released 1972, it reached #1 on both the R&B Singles and the Billboard Hot 100, in February and March 1973 respectively, #9 on the UK Singles Chart and was certified gold by the RIAA. It was The O’Jays’ first and only #1 record on the US pop chart. This song has been considered one of the first songs of Disco Music.
“Tap Turns on the Water” is a song and single by British band, C.C.S.. Written by band leader Alexis Korner and John Cameron, it was first released in the UK in 1971. The song was the third chart success by C.C.S. and their most successful. It reached number five in the UK Singles Chart in […]
“You See the Trouble with Me” is a song recorded by American soul artists Barry White and Ray Parker Jr.. It was released in February 1976 as the second single from White’s album Let the Music Play. In its initial release, the track reached number 14 on Billboard’s Black Singles chart, and number 2 in […]
December 1972. “Me and Mrs. Jones” also achieved this feat on Billboard’s R&B Singles chart, remaining at the top position for four weeks. On the Hot 100, it replaced “I Am Woman” by Helen Reddy and was replaced by Carly Simon’s “You’re So Vain”. It also hit #10 on the Adult Contemporary chart. For two weeks – 3–10 February 1973 – it peaked at number 12 on the UK Singles Chart.
“Sad Sweet Dreamer” is a song by Sweet Sensation which was a number-one single on the UK Singles Chart for one week in October 1974.
The second single from the British soul group, a soaring soul ballad heavily influenced by the Stylistics (and led by lead vocalist Marcel King’s falsetto), “Sad Sweet Dreamer” became their first hit. It was written by David Parton and co-produced by Tony Hatch and Parton.
Bye, Bye, Baby (Baby Goodbye)” is a popular song written by Bob Crewe and Bob Gaudio, a member of The Four Seasons whose version of the song made it to No. 1 in Canada and No. 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100 in 1965.
Move On Up” is a song by Curtis Mayfield from his 1970 debut album Curtis. Nearly nine minutes long on the album version, it was released as a single in the United States (Curtom 1974) but failed to chart. An edited version of the song spent 10 weeks in the top 50 of the UK Singles Chart in 1971, peaking at No. 12, and it has become a soul classic over the years
It was re-released in the United Kingdom as a single in July 1970, and it became a #1 hit on the UK Singles Chart for the week ending 12 September 1970.
Lay Your Love on Me” is a pop song by the British pop group Racey; it was their second single release. The song was written by Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman, produced by Mickie Most and released in 1978 on the RAK Records label.