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memories of the ’70s – I Just Want to be your Everything by Andy Gibb

In 1976, the younger brother of the Bee Gees started working on his debut album Flowing Rivers, with the first single one that became a radio fave: I Just Want to be Your Everything by Andy Gibb. Gibb spent time … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Shining Star by Earth, Wind & Fire

For funk band Earth, Wind & Fire, 1975 brought them their first number one single, the memorable Shining Star. Written by band members Maurice White, Larry Dunn and Philip Bailey, the song was written for the CBS album That’s the Way … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – The Ohio Players

The sound of the ’70s was punctuated by the collaborations of this R&B band: The Ohio Players. Formed in 1959, the band broke up and reformed twice before ever charting a hit. In 1971, the band scored a minor hit … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Lady Marmalade by Labelle

The sound of the mid 1970s was found in the soulful sounds of the girl group Labelle and the hit song Lady Marmalade. Written by songwriting duo Bob Crewe and Kenny Nolan, the song was inspired by Crewe’s observations of the city … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Roller Boogie

Life in the 1970s in Venice, California was all about roller skating and life on the beach was shown the Hollywood treatment in the musical Roller Boogie. Starring Linda Blair and Jim Bray, who was a former competitive skate, the … Continue reading

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memories of the ’80s – Atlantic Starr

Starting in the late 1970s, this r’n’b/soul\funk band became a hot Billboard group in the mid 1980s: Atlantic Starr. Founded by five musicians including trumpet player Duke Jones and the Lewis brothers: Wayne, David and Jonathan, Atlantic Starr focused on … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Chic

For those ardent fans of the 1970s, the band Chic’s presence took traditional disco down the rock n roll road. Founded by Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards, Chic came out of the desire for these two session players to create something unique. … Continue reading

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