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What is your favorite song from the 70s? What about your favorite musician or band? Here at 70s music, we play all the greatest hits. From hard rock, to disco the 70s were filled with some of the top songs of all time.
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This sub genre of rock and roll was dominated by artists such as The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Elton John, Chicago, and The Doobie Brothers. Popular songs of the soft rock genre during this time included “She’s a Lady” by Tom Jones, “I am.. I said” by Neil Diamond, and “Ain’t no Sunshine” by Bill Withers.
The late 70s gave birth to Disco Fever. Disco was most characterized by its strong beat and electric sound. Influenced by funk, Latin and Soul Music, Disco was made for upbeat dancing. Disco became increasingly popular in throughout nightclubs around the globe, especially New York City, where DJ David Mancuso opened the famed club “The Loft”. Artists such as The Bee Gees, KC and the Sunshine Band, and ABBA were among the top disco artists of the 1970s. in addition to great artists and DJs promoting disco, this style of music was also promoted by hit films like Saturday Night Fever. Films like this, portrayed the music and lifestyle loved by fans of disco.
In response to disco, rock music became much heavier, and edgier as the decade progressed. Perhaps the most notable, Led Zepplin became one of the most successful bands of the decade. With a heavier rock and roll sound, bands like Led Zeppelin, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, and Deep Purple offered fans a heavier sounding form of rock music.
Although the 70s introduced many new rock legends to the world, it also witnessed the passing of several rock legends. Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, Elvis Presley, Bing Crosby, and three members of Lynyrd Skynyrd(plane crash) are among the most well known artists.
The 70’s were full of amazing musicians. Among the top artists are The Who, Pink Floyd, Blue Oyster Cult, Aerosmith, Rush, AC/DC, ABBA, Earth Wind and Fire, Village People, and Kool and the Gang. From the the soft rock, to Disco, and heavy rock, the 70’s had some of the greatest artists of all time.