Song and Music - 70s (2)

Song title Release datesort descending Singer - Band Singer-Band picture Album Country Musical genre Remarks
Yesterday Once More May 1973 THE CARPENTERS Now & Then USA POP song Karen's sublime voice is little known to young people. She passed away much too early, much too young
Could It Be Magic Jul. 1973 BARRY MANILOW Barry Manilow USA POP The Tune is based on a Prelude by Frederic Chopin. It was released in a Disco version in 1975, with great success, by Donna Summer
La Grange Jul. 1973 ZZ TOP Tres Hombres USA ROCK The music was based on a John Lee Hooker song called "Boogie Chillen" and was about a well known whorehouse located in Texas
Get Up, Stand Up Sept. 1973 BOB MARLEY AND THE WAILERS Bob Marley in 1980 (Zurich) Burnin' Jamaica Reggae Written by Bob Marley and Peter Tosh
Au Pays des merveilles de Juliet Sept. 1973 YVES SIMON Au pays des merveilles de Juliet France Pop Rock Refers to Juliet Berto in the Movie "La Chinoise" by Jean-Luc Godard
Jolene Oct. 1973 DOLLY PARTON Jolene USA Country music
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Oct. 1973 ELTON JOHN Goodbye Yellow Brick Road England Soft ROCK The Yellow Brick Road is an image taken from the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz"
Les mots bleus 1974 CHRISTOPHE Les Mots bleus France Various Written by Jean-Michel Jarre
Tu t'en vas 1974 ALAIN BARRIÈRE ET NOËLLE CORDIER Tu t'en vas France Various
Rock Your Baby 1974 GEORGE MCCRAE Rock Your Baby USA Disco Written by KC & The Sunshine Band
Rebel Rebel Feb. 1974 DAVID BOWIE Diamond Dogs England ROCK It has been described as being effectively Bowie's farewell to the glam rock movement. Bowie himself played guitar on this
Oh Very Young Mar. 1974 CAT STEVENS Buddha and the Chocolate Box England POP Suzanne Lynch, a session musician at the time, sang the haunting background melody
Tin Man Jun. 1974 AMERICA Holiday England Soft ROCK The title and some of the lyrics refer to the Tin Woodman from "The Wizard of Oz"
Annie's Song Jun. 1974 JOHN DENVER Back Home again USA Country music John Denver wrote this music for his then wife Ann Martell
You're the First, the Last, My Everything Aug. 1974 BARRY WHITE Can't Get Enough USA R&B
Who by Fire Aug. 1974 LEONARD COHEN Leonard Cohen New Skin for the Old Ceremony Canada Folk music The second song of the album, Chelsea Hotel, is a tribute to Janis Joplin, with whom Leonard Cohen had a short personal relationship
School Sept. 1974 SUPERTRAMP Crime of the Century USA ROCK
Never Can Say Goodbye Oct. 1974 GLORIA GAYNOR Never Can Say Goodbye U.S. Disco music Jackson Five's song written and composed by Clifton Davis and released in 1971
Mandy Oct. 1974 BARRY MANILOW Barry Manilow II USA POP It was Barry Manilow's first hit single
Long Tall Glasses Oct. 1974 LEO SAYER Just a Boy England ROCK