Remember this one? Lou Reed from his 1972 album Transformer. He was a friend of David Bowie, and you can hear Bowie’s voice singing backing vocals on a lot of the songs. This is my favorite song from that album, Perfect Day.
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Bill Withers – Lean On Me (1972)
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.
Harry Nilsson – Without You (1972)
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 …
Alice Cooper – School’s Out (1972)
Number one single, from 1972, here is Alice Cooper and School’s Out.
Mott The Hoople – All The Young Dudes (1972)
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.
Deep Purple – Highway Star (1972)
This song, Highway Star, is from the 1972 album, Machine Head, by Deep Purple. I remember buying a used copy of that great album, on vinyl, in 1972, or 1973.
Hawkwind – Silver Machine
Dating from 1972, this was a top ten hit for Hawkwind. Yes that is Lemmie from Motorhead on lead vocals.