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memories of the ’70s – Don’t Give Up on Us by David Soul

A star on the small screen, then a top 40 hitmaker with Billboard: the one hit wonder Don’t Give Up on Us by David Soul. Soul was starring in the hit cop show Starsky & Hutch, and decided to turn … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – If You Leave Me Now by Chicago

The mid 1970s Billboard charts reflected a wide range of music styles, including the soft rock, easy listening, ballad by Chicago: If You Leave Me Now. Written by the band’s bass guitar player Peter Cetera, he also recorded the ballad, … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Feelings by Morris Albert

The sounds of the 1970s included many soft rock classics, including a one hit wonder from Fall 1975: Feelings. Composed by Louis “Loulou” Gaste, the original song was “Pour Toi” (For You), with lyrics by Albert Simonin and Marie-Helene Bourquin. … Continue reading

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memories of the ’70s – Escape (The Pina Colada Song)

Oh those one hit wonders of the 1970s – with Escape (The Pina Colada Song) it was the song that put Rupert Holmes on every radio station across North America. Released in September 1979 as a single from Holmes’ album … Continue reading

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