To mark the death, this week, of Music legend, Bill Withers, here is one of his biggest hits, Lean On Me. It reached number 1, on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 18, in the UK, in 1972.
To mark the death, this week, of Country Music legend, Kenny Rogers, here is one of his biggest hits, The Gambler. It reached number 16, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1978.
Treat Her Like A Lady was a number 3, Billboard Hot 100 hit, for Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose, in 1971.
The debut album, by British rock band, Black Sabbath, was released 50 years ago, today, on February 13th, 1970. This is the title song, from that album. It is widely considered to be the first Heavy Metal song.
John Simon Ritchie (10 May 1957 – 2 February 1979), known professionally as Sid Vicious, was an English bassist and vocalist. He achieved prominence as a member of the punk rock band the Sex Pistols. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sid_Vicious One of the songs he is best known for is an adaption of the Frank Sinatra song, My Way. …
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This song is the theme song from the cult early 1970’s movie Shaft. It was performed by Isaac Hayes, who also made the soundtrack music. In 1971, it reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 4, in the UK.
This song, “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine” is the biggest hit by Lou Rawls. In 1976, it reached number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 10, in the UK.
In the Summer of 1979, this Jazz Funk classic reached number 5 in the UK. Street Life, by the Crusaders featured Randy Crawford on vocals. It reached number 36 on the Billboard Hot 100, also in 1979.
This song was an influential Disco song, by Donna Summer. In 1977, it reached number 1 in the UK, and number 6, on the Billboard Hot 100. This song brings back memories of the Summer of 1977.