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1970's Juke Box



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1970's - A Whole New Era of Rock


Rock became a bigger business than ever in the SEVENTIES.  It became so diversified that the definition of rock became unclear.  Find out more by clicking here.

1970 - Jackson 5 Debuts In A Huge Way


1970 was an awesome year, although a quite different one from most of the 60's decade.  The Jackson Five (some called them Bubble Gum Music because the major appeal was to the teenagers) could do no wrong.  Everything they did hit the charts in a huge way!  Chicago released their Chicago II album, which was voted album of the year by Cashbox magazine!  Find out more...

1971 - Carole King Keeps on Keepin' On


Carole King's Tapestry still has the world talking!  She rocked America with "It's Too Late" in 1970 and continued in 1971.  It was a year for new bands to form and for an all-time favorite to say "goodbye".  Elton John got his first top ten hit in 1971 and would go on to have an astounding musical career that is still exceptional to this day.  Find out more...

1972 - Don McLean's American Pie Takes #1 Spot


1972 was a huge year for Don McLean as his "American Pie" debuted at the end of 1971, but hit #1 in early 1972.  It became the #1 song for the year. Several new artists made the scene.  Clic here for more information about 1972 highlights.

1973 - Elton John "Mr. Fantastic" Makes It Big


1973 was a huge year for Elton John.  Although he had several hits in the early 70's, 1973 was magical as "Crocodile Rock" hit #1, "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" and "Candle In The Wind" won him worldwide fame!  The Eagles rolled out "Desperado".  Billy Joel gave us "Piano Man".  Marvin Gaye wowed us with "Let's Get It On".  Real rock and roll fans were totally infatuated...

1974 - Stevie Wonder Recovers


Barry Mannilow's career got a kick-start in 1974 with "Mandy", which became a number #1 hit and million dollar seller.  Stevie Wonder's "Living for the City" and "Higher Ground" from '73 got great airplay, especially after Wonder's near-death automobile accident in late 1973.  That's just a few of the highlights of 1974...

1975 - Linda Ronstadt Debuts in a Huge Way


Linda Ronstadt was probably the biggest new star of 1975.  Her album, "Heart Like A Wheel" skyrocketed to number one on the charts for the year and featured "You're No Good" and "When Will I Be Loved?"  She wasn't the only one who had a huge year...

1976 - Paul Simon Gives us "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover"


Paul Simon's "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" brought a whole new style of music and added some fun to the lineup.  Peter Frampton, who was broke and desperate put together an album, "Frampton Comes Alive", which sold over 13 million copies and was the biggest double album to that time.  It was #1 for 17 weeks with hits such as "Show Me The Way" and "Baby, I Love Your Way".  There's more...

1977 - ABBA's Dancing Queen Arrives and the King Is Gone


ABBA strikes big with "Dancing Queen", and the country mourns the death of the King, Elvis Presley in 1977.  Did Elvis really deserve to be called the "King"?  Find out more...

1978 - Disco Daze with John and Olivia


By 1978, the disco era was swingin.  The release of Saturday Night Live at the end of 1977 led to the sale of over ten million copies of the soundtrack album and Grease created a whole new craze! There's more...

1979 - Bee Gees Swing Us Into the Next Decade


By 1979, the end of another decade, several types of music had emerged.  The Bee Gees enjoyed #1 spots with "Night Fever" in 1978 and "Too Much Heaven".  Everyone scrambled to get on the disco bandwagon, including The Clash and Earth, Wind, and Fire.  Where do we go from here?