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Welcome to My Seventies Music – an ongoing and random selection of videos of great rock music from the 1970s – “My Seventies Music” – together with any commentary, reviews, associated information and anything else that seems relevant at the time.

Or not…

Anyway, to start the ball rolling, just for the fun of it, let’s begin with the letter “A” for “America”, and one of their big hits, “Don’t Cross The River”.

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Jud Strunk – “Daisy A Day”

Tweet Talk to me about daisies and I’m likely to respond with “I’ll Give You A Daisy A Day”… that was the title line of a song by a man called Jud Strunk in the early Seventies (1973 to be precise). It’s a simple love song about a couple together from childhood to old age […]

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Ralph McTell – “Streets Of London”

Tweet Although initially written and released on his second album in 1969, “Streets Of London” by Ralph McTell came out as a single in the UK in 1974, having earlier been successfully launched as a single in the Netherlands. I remember when I flew into Britain for the first time a week before Christmas in […]

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The Commodores – “Three Times A Lady”, “Easy” And “Nightshift”

Tweet In 1978 The Commodores had their first Number One hit on the Billboard Hot 100 with the Lionel Richie love song “Three Times A Lady”. It turned out to be the only Motown track to reach the Top Ten in 1978 and was also one of very few Motown songs to go to Number […]

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Anne Murray – “Snowbird” And “You Needed Me”

Tweet When Anne Murray reached No. 1 on the U.S. charts with her single “You Needed Me” in 1978, she was the first Canadian female solo singer to ever achieve that honour. Previously she had hit No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1970 with “Snowbird”, which got to No. 2 on the pop […]

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