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.
Originally released in 1971, Without You, by Nilsson, or Harry Nilsson reached number 1 on the Billboard Hot 100, and on the Billboard Contemporary Singles chart in early 1972. It also spent three weeks at number one, in 1972, in the UK. This song has always been a favorite of mine, and features in my […]
Originally released in 1978, Rappers Delight, by The Sugarhill Gang reached number 36 on the Billboard Hot 100, but number four, on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles chart in early 1979. It also reached number three, in 1979, in the UK.
Originally released in 1973, The Joker, by The Steve Miller Band topped the Billboard Hot 100, in early 1974. It later reached number one, in 1990, in the UK, because of the song was used in a TV Commercial, for Levi jeans.
UK number two single, from 1970, here is T. Rex and Ride A White Swan.
Number one single, from 1972, here is Alice Cooper and School’s Out.
This song, “Itchycoo Park” is by British band, The Small Faces. It was one of their biggest hits. In 1967, it reached number 3, in the UK. In 1968 it reached number 16, on the Billboard Hot 100.
April 28th. On This Day In History, 1973: The album The Dark Side of the Moon by the British progressive rock band Pink Floyd entered the Billboard Top LP’s & Tape chart, on which it spent a record 942 weeks. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dark_Side_of_the_Moon> Here is one of the best known tracks from this iconic album, “Money”.
More Than A Feeling, by American band, Boston, was released in September, 1976. It only reached number 22, in the UK, but made it to number 4, on the Billboard Hot 100.
All The Young Dudes, released in 1972, was written by David Bowie, for Mott the Hoople. It reached number three in the UK, but only made number 37 in the USA. If you listen, you can hear David Bowie, singing backing vocals.