1976 Top Ten Music Charts

1976’s Biggest Artists and Songs Natalie Cole (1975 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1976) Paul Simon (Grammy for Album of the Year) Love Will Keep Us Together – Captain and Tennille (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Boston, Kansas, Boston, England Dan and John Ford Coley,… Read More

Advice Songs From The 1970s

Decisions, Decisions! Advice Songs From The 1970s If life seems jolly rotten, There’s something you’ve forgotten, And that’s to laugh and smile and dance and sing. When you’re feeling in the dumps, Don’t be silly chumps. Just purse your lips and whistle. That’s the thing… -Monty Python (From Life of Brian) Giving and accepting advice… Read More

1970 Top Ten Music Charts

1970’s Biggest Artists and Songs Crosby, Stills and Nash (1969 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, awarded in 1970) Their first gig was on Aug. 17, 1969, at the Auditorium Theater in Chicago, and their second gig was at Woodstock. Blood, Sweat, and Tears (1969 Grammy for Album of the Year) Aquarius – The Fifth Dimension… Read More

1971 Top Ten Music Charts

1971’s Biggest Artists and Songs The Carpenters (1970 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1971) The Carpenters were brother and sister Karen and Richard Carpenter. Simon and Garfunkle (Grammy for Album of the Year) Bridge Over Troubled Water (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Rod Stewart, John… Read More

1977 Top Ten Music Lists

1977’s Biggest Artists and Songs Starland Vocal Band (1976 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1977) Stevie Wonder (Grammy for Album of the Year) This Masquerade – George Benson (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Charlene, Rush, The Ramones, Bonnie Raitt, Genesis, Robert Palmer, Kenny Loggins, Boney… Read More

1978 Top Ten Music Charts

1978’s Biggest Artists and Songs Debby Boone (Best New Artist Grammy Winner) Fleetwood Mac (Grammy for Album of the Year) Hotel California – Eagles (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Sylvester. Odyssey, Foxy, Chic, Player, Journey, Prince, Chic, Gerry Rafferty, Randy Newman, Sammy Sagar, Eddie Money, Bonnie Tyler,… Read More

1972 Top Ten Music Charts

1972’s Biggest Artists and Songs Carly Simon (1971 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1972) Carole King (Grammy for Album of the Year) It’s Too Late -Carole King (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: America, Jackson Browne, Styx, Doobie Brothers, Jim Croce, Steely Dan, Bette Midler, Gary… Read More

Top 100 Disco Hits

Top 100 Disco Dance Hits 1. Y.M.C.A. – Village People 2. I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor 3. Brick House – Commodores 4. Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough – Michael Jackson 5. It’s Raining Men – The Weather Girls 6. Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry 7. Super Freak – Rick James 8.… Read More

1973 Top Ten Music Charts

1973’s Biggest Artists and Songs America (1972 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1973) Bob Dylan, Ravi Shankar, George Harrison, Leon Russell, Ringo Starr, Billy Preston, Eric Clapton & Klaus Voormann (Concert For Bangladesh Grammy for Album of the Year) The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face – Roberta Flack (Grammy for Record… Read More

1979 Fun Facts, Trivia and History

1979 Fun Facts, Trivia and History Quick Facts from 1979: World Changing Event: Khomeini’s Iranian Revolution over Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi. The Other World Changing Event: The introduction of the Sony Walkman The Top Song was My Sharona by The Knack The Movies to Watch include Alien, Rocky 2, The Muppet Movie, Apocalypse Now and Star Trek: The Motion Picture and The… Read More

1979 Oscars 51st Academy Awards

1979 Oscars 51st Academy Awards Winners Announced: April 9, 1979 Held at: Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Los Angeles, California Host: Johnny Carson (introduced as “John Carson”) Eligibility Year: 1978 Watch this video on YouTube This was the final public appearance of actor John Wayne. The nominees for the 51st Academy Awards were announced on February 20,… Read More

1979 Grammy Award Winners

1979 Grammy Award Winners Winners Announced: February 15, 1979 Held at: Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California Host: John Denver Eligibility Year: October 1, 1977 – September 30, 1978 1979 Grammy Winners Record of the Year: Just the Way You Are – Billy Joel Album of the Year: Saturday Night Fever, Bee Gees, David Shire, Yvonne… Read More

1978 Grammy Award Winners

1978 Grammy Award Winners Winners Announced: February 23, 1978 Held at: Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California Host: John Denver Eligibility Year: October 1, 1976 – September 30, 1977 1978 Grammy Winners Record of the Year: Hotel California – Eagles Album of the Year: Rumours, Fleetwood Mac (Warner Bros.) Song of the Year (tie): Love Theme… Read More