The UK Albums Chart is a record chart based on weekly album sales in the United Kingdom; during the 1970s, a total of 148 albums reached number one. In October 1971, Imagine by John Lennon and The Plastic Ono Band became the 100th album to top the UK chart; seven years later, Nightflight to Venus by Boney M. became the 200th album to do so. Five artists spent 20 weeks or more at number one on the albums chart during the 1970s.
Hitstory Of The 70's - Volume 2 (Cass, Comp).
Various artists, The Harder They Come soundtrack (1973) There was a lot more to the early years of reggae than Bob Marley & the Wailers, and the best of the rest is brilliantly summarized on this soundtrack album for one of the best fictional music films ever made. Once they realized they weren’t going to get any Wailers tracks, the filmmakers chose brilliantly. As the charismatic outlaw/singer/star of the movie, Jimmy Cliff sang half the songs, but there’s not a bad cut in the original soundtrack’s dozen.
I just cannot think of the last straight-up piano ballad reaching the heights that Adele has conquered (which is sad, because I love the format). I always thought it was interesting that it was one of two ballads by superstar divas in recent years by that title: Janet Jackson had released the similarly intimate "Every Time" in 1998. Somewhat inexplicably, Jackson's melodic single spent only a week at No. 25 on the Hot 100's Bubbling Under chart). Any pure piano ballads in the '70s, when disco strings invaded even the catalogs of Rod Stewart and Kiss? Commodores' "Still" (1979); Neil Diamond and Barbra Streisand's "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" (1978); Debby Boone's "You Light Up My Life" (1977); Minnie Riperton's "Lovin' You" (1975); Streisand's "The Way We Were" (1974); Roberta Flack's "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" and Nilsson's "Without.
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Made in America - 70s Number One Hits.
Bittersweet Bright Carefree Cheerful Delicate Dramatic Earnest Exuberant Fun Gentle Innocent Intimate Laid-Back/Mellow Playful Reflective Relaxed Romantic Rousing Sentimental Slick Smooth Soft/Quiet Summery Sweet Yearning. Love Songs of the 60's, 70's and 80's.
Yet one of the most iconic no wave tunes, James Chance & the Contortions’ Contort Yourself, is less an anti-song than a body-moving dance-craze ditty. Now is time to lose all control/Distort your body, twist your soul, Chance yelps over the tightly wound groove of his quintet, who sound like an unhinged version of James Brown’s band the . It divided the listeners of Eno’s first solo album, Here Come the Warm Jets, into those who got it and those who were left eating its ashes. The ’70s yielded countless songs about falling in love, but few are as blissful as this. Listen: The Spinners: Could It Be I’m Falling in Love.