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Bad Company – Can’t Get Enough (1974)
Can’t Get Enough was the biggest hit for British rock band, Bad Company. It reached number 15 in the UK and number 5, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1974.
Kansas – Carry On Wayward Son (1976)
This was the first hit for Kansas, “Carry On Wayward Son”. It reached number 11, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1976, but only made it to 51, in the UK, being their only hit there. We used to play this, at the White Horse pub, in Swanage, in the UK, around 1978 to 1981. …
T. Rex – Hot Love (1971)
This song, Hot Love, was the first of many number one hits, for British band T.Rex. It reached number 1, in the UK and stayed there for 6 weeks, beginning on March 20th, of 1971, but only reached number 72, on the Billboard Hot 100. On his two appearances, in March of 1971, on the …
Queen – Another One Bites The Dust (1980)
Wow, can you believe this classic, is 40 years old? “Another One Bites The Dust” is a single from 1980, by British band Queen. It reached number 1, on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 7, in the UK.
Joe Jackson – Is She Really Going Out With Him (1979)
Is She Really Going Out With Him, by Joe Jackson, reached Number 13, in the UK, and Number 21, on the Billboard Hot 100, in 1979.
RIP Eddie Money September 13th, 2019
Today, we lost a rock legend, Eddie Money. Here is one of his many hits, “Shakin’.”
Steve Miller Band – The Joker (1974)
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.
T. Rex – Ride A White Swan (1970)
UK number two single, from 1970, here is T. Rex and Ride A White Swan.
Alice Cooper – School’s Out (1972)
Number one single, from 1972, here is Alice Cooper and School’s Out.