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The UK Christmas Number One Songs of the 1970s

The UK Christmas Number One Songs of the 1970s | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The UK Christmas Number One song was always something that was awaited with anticipation when growing up during the 1970s.
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David Bowie: The Glam Rock Years

David Bowie: The Glam Rock Years | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
When David Bowie dyed his hair orange and donned a revealing bodystocking, many commentators accused him of compromising rock music with showbiz, while manipulating the process of image and stardom. No doubt.
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Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: August 8, 1970

Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: August 8, 1970 | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The UK Top 20 of August 8, 1970 featuring tracks from Miguel Rios and Fair Weather.
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Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: June 27, 1970

Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: June 27, 1970 | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The UK Top 20 music chart for the week of June 27, 1970 featuring songs by Creedence Clearwater Revival and Butterscotch.
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Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: July 11, 1970

Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: July 11, 1970 | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The UK Top 20 music chart from July 11, 1970 featuring songs by Cat Stevens, Elvis Presley and The Kinks.
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Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: May 30, 1970

Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: May 30, 1970 | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The UK Top 20 music chart for the week of May 30, 1970 featuring songs from The Supremes, Mr Bloe, Beach Boys, Fleetwood Mac, Butterscotch and Marvin Gaye
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Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: June 13, 1970

Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: June 13, 1970 | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The UK Top 20 music chart for the week of June 13, 1970 featuring songs by Cliff Richard and Gerry Monroe.
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Tracks from Gerry Monroe (Sally) and Cliff Richard (Goodbye Sam Hello Samantha) featured here...

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Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: May 23, 1970

Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: May 23, 1970 | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The UK Top 20 music chart for the week of May 23, 1970 featuring songs from The Jackson 5, Julie Felix, Rufus Thomas, Ray Stevens and Glen Campbell.
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Five new entries for the week = five classic songs...

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Seventies Music Archives - Google+

Seventies Music Archives - Google+ | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it

If, like me, you enjoy the music of the 1970s, particularly from a British perspective, then you will love following this year by year analysis of the UK Top 20 along with videos of songs that did not quite make those dizzy heights...

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Glam! The Performance of Style/Tate Liverpool

Glam! The Performance of Style/Tate Liverpool | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
That it happened amidst the miners' strike and Heath's three-day week was a minor miracle, says Larry Sidorczuk
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Who is David Bowie? A guide to the V&A retrospective

Who is David Bowie? A guide to the V&A retrospective | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
As a blockbuster exhibition, David Bowie is, gets under way at the V&A, Sean O'Hagan dissects the pop icon's influences – and reveals the ideas behind four of his key alter egos

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Time for a trip to London ...

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The UK Christmas Number One Songs of the 1970s

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The Top 10 Songs of 1978 (UK)

The Top 10 Songs of 1978 (UK) | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The Top 10 best selling songs of 1978 in the UK somewhat reflected the music trends of the year, but more so reflected the power of the modern musical movie, as tracks from both Grease and Saturday Night Fever dominated singles sales.
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Paul McCartney: Banned Songs of the '70s

Paul McCartney: Banned Songs of the '70s | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The Beatles fell foul of the British radio censors on several occasions in the 1960s with now- legendary songs that would appear innocuous by today's standards. The track A Day in the Life is, perhaps, one of the most prominent examples of a ban by th...
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Edison Lighthouse: Love Grows

Edison Lighthouse: Love Grows | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
In those now far off days of the 1970s, I tried to buy every Number 1 song, even if I did not really like it that much. It was more for historical record than for taste, I guess. Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) is one that made it into my record collec...
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Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: July 4, 1970

Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: July 4, 1970 | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The UK Top 20 music chart from July 4, 1970 featuring songs by Nicky Thomas, Shirley Bassey and The Guess Who.
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Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: July 18, 1970

Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: July 18, 1970 | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The UK Top 20 music chart from July 18, 1970 featuring songs by Pickettywitch, Jimmy Ruffin and Ten Years After.
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Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: June 6, 1970

Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: June 6, 1970 | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The UK Top 20 music chart for the week of June 6, 1970 featuring In the Summertime by Mungo Jerry.
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Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: June 20, 1970

Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: June 20, 1970 | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The UK Top 20 music chart for the week of June 20, 1970 featuring songs by Free, Arrival, The Four Tops and Status Quo.
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Featuring tracks by Arrival, The Four Tops, Status Quo and Free!

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Paul McCartney & Wings: Listen To What The Man Said [HD]

Remastered from the original master of 'Venus and Mars'. Video part was made by mralan1969uk . Please give all the credit for the visual part of this video t...
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The #1 song in the US this week in 1975...

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Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: May 16 1970

Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: May 16 1970 | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The UK Top 20 music chart for the week of May 16, 1970, featuring songs from Christie, The Who and White Plains.
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Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: March 21, 1970

Seventies Music Archives: UK Music Chart: March 21, 1970 | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The UK Top 20 music chart for the week of March 21, 1970, featuring a new entry: Young, Gifted and Black by Bob and Marcia. .
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Glam rock immortalised in exhibition

Glam rock immortalised in exhibition | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
Platformed boots, flares and glitter, the 1970s gave us memorable fashion and ground-breaking music. Now the whole glam rock era is being celebrated at a new exhibition in Liverpool.
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The Top 10 Songs of 1973 (UK)

The Top 10 Songs of 1973 (UK) | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The UK's Top 10 best selling songs of 1973 certainly made for strange bedfellows considering the music that was on offer during this particular year.
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Alvin Stardust

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Alvin Stardust was a product of the British glam rock music era, scoring several big hit records during the 1970s. But Alvin Stardust was not always Alvin Stardust.
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The Top 10 Songs of 1975 (UK)

The Top 10 Songs of 1975 (UK) | Music of the 1970s | Scoop.it
The UK's Top 10 best selling songs of 1975 certainly made for strange companions considering what music was on offer during this particular year.
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