Whether you remember them fondly or weren't even alive yet, the s was an interesting decade for the music industry. Who can forget the disco queens and rhinestone cowboys? No matter which genre is your favorite, these popular songs will take you back to a time of hippies, fondue parties and leisure suits and don't forget to check out our guide to unforgettable '60s moments and the hit songs of summer through the years too! This duo made sweet music together despite not always getting along. Their songs could lull you into a meditative trance, and "Bridge Over Troubled Water" is a prime example of the magic they made while working as a team. Falling in love is sweet and sappy It perfectly captures that butterflies in the feeling you get when you start to fall for someone. Whoever inspired The Guess Who to write and record this track must have been mortified. The song reached the top of Billboard's Hot chart in and found chart success again decades later with a cover by Lenny Kravitz.
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Whether you had Saturday night fever in the s, or you weren't even born yet, you have to appreciate the decade for its great music. Of course, '70s movies were pretty great, too. Every genre, from funk and soul to rock and disco, earned its own unique place in the music world during these formative years. While they all produced very different sounds, they all have one thing in common: These artists created the best '70s songs of all time. Regardless of what type of music you prefer, you'll appreciate the hits on this list: They totally defined the decade. The moment you press play, these tunes will transport you back to an era filled with bell-bottoms, hot pants, and platform shoes. You'll know the words to many songs on this list, like "American Pie" and "Dancing Queen. This playlist is great for reliving your glory days or for throwing a fun dance party at home. When you're done, why not check out some '80s songs to keep the party going! The Beatles had countless number-one hits in the early '70s, but "Let It Be" will always remain a fan favorite.
Unlike the swinging 60s, which remains the most revered decade known to pop, the s still divides opinion. Often derided as the decade wherein epic fashion fails such as bell-bottoms and tank tops held sway, it was nonetheless a rich decade for music. I would have to include Free and Argent. Sorry, typo. Gotta be Layla by Derek and the Dominoes. Two of the greatest guitarists ever! Eric Clapton and the inimitable, great , Duane Allman. A whiter Shade of Pale? Jethtu Tull. Anything on Nlood on the Tracks.
As the used vinyl bins of the world are still telling us, records were the thing. Labels were flush with cash, sales of LPs and singles were brisk, and record stores were everywhere. Home stereos were a standard part of middle-class culture. Analog recording technology was at its zenith, FM radio was ascendant, and the AM dial still focused on music. The children of the baby boom were coming into their late twenties and thirties—young enough to still be serious music consumers, but old enough to have their own generation of children who were starting to buy music.