Song and Music - 70s (5)

Song title Release datesort descending Singer - Band Singer-Band picture Album Country Musical genre Remarks
Rivers of Babylon Apr. 1978 BONEY M Rivers of Babylon Antillas Disco music
Roxanne Apr. 1978 THE POLICE Outlandos d'Amour England ROCK
Old Time Rock and Roll May 1978 BOB SEGER AND THE SILVER BULLET BAND Stranger in Town USA ROCK
Sultans of Swing May 1978 DIRE STRAITS Dire Straits in 1985 (Drammenshallen) Dire Straits England ROCK This masterpiece by Mark Knopfler makes fun of young London hipsters
Miss You May 1978 THE ROLLING STONES Some Girls England ROCK Written by Mick Jagger and keyboardist Billy Preston. The album "Some Girls", the single is taken from, is often considered the best made ​​with Ron Wood
Le Chanteur Jun. 1978 DANIEL BALAVOINE Le Chanteur France POP song It really launched the career of Daniel Balavoine, despite the doubts of its producer Eddie Barclay
Heart of Glass Sept. 1978 BLONDIE Parallel Lines USA Disco music
Parisienne Walkways Sept. 1978 GARY MOORE Back on the Streets Northern Ireland ROCK Its melody is based on the jazz standard "Blue Bossa" by Kenny Dorham
My Life Oct. 1978 BILLY JOEL 52nd Street USA POP
I Will Survive Oct. 1978 GLORIA GAYNOR Gloria Gaynor in 2003 Love Tracks USA Disco Gloria Gaynor sees it as just a simple song about survival
Equinoxe 5 Dec. 1978 JEAN-MICHEL JARRE Equinoxe France Electronic music
Tragedy Feb. 1979 THE BEE GEES Spirits Having Flown Australia Disco
The Logical Song Mar. 1979 SUPERTRAMP Breakfast in America USA ROCK Many people interpreted the album as a satire of the USA, but the band insisted that it was not intended
Hot Stuff (2) Apr. 1979 DONNA SUMMER Bad Girls USA Disco
Man Gave Names to All the Animals May 1979 BOB DYLAN Slow Train Coming USA ROCK The song has detractors who consider it the worst song Dylan ever wrote! The lyrics were inspired by the biblical Book of Genesis
I Was Made for Lovin' You May 1979 KISS Dynasty USA ROCK It draws heavily from the disco style that was popular at that time in the United States.
Boys Don't Cry May 1979 THE CURE Three Imaginary Boys England New Wave
Don't Bring Me Down Jun. 1979 ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA Discovery England ROCK
Highway to Hell Jul. 1979 AC-DC Highway To Hell Australia ROCK Written by Bon Scott, Angus Young and Malcolm Young
Manureva Sept. 1979 ALAIN CHAMFORT Poses France POP Written by Serge Gainsbourg, it pays tribute to the skipper Alain Colas, who disappeared in 1978 aboard his trimaran "Manureva"
Video Killed the Radio Star Sept. 1979 BUGGLES The Age of Plastic England POP Ahead of its time , the version of the Buggles leads to the synthpop , the 80s music
Message in a Bottle Sept. 1979 THE POLICE The Police in 2007 (Buenos Aires) Reggatta de Blanc England ROCK The album received a Grammy Award in the category "Best Rock Instrumental Performance"
Night Boat to Cairo Oct. 1979 MADNESS One Step Beyond ... England POP
Sara Oct. 1979 FLEETWOOD MAC Tusk England Soft ROCK Written by Stevie Nicks with the help of her friend ... Sara Recor
One Step Beyond... Oct. 1979 MADNESS One Step Beyond ... England Ska Originally recorded by Prince Buster in 1967