#1 Songs of 1972

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The President’s “Duet” With Al Green On ‘Let’s Stay Together’

When President Barack Obama stopped by New York’s Apollo Theater last week for a fundraiser, he had a little fun and went acapella when he saw  Al Green in the audience,breaking into a couple of […]


Clint Eastwood Was Responsible For The #1 Hit Of 1972

Not just a #1 hit from 1972, the #1 hit for the entire year!  It won a Grammy for song of the year and another one for song of the year.  it spent six weeks […]


Three Dog Night, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder – What’s The Connection?

Good question.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Cory Wells[/lastfm] of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Three Dog Night[/lastfm] says there is a one. 


Michael Jackson Wrote A Song About A Rat Named Ben For One Reason

  It was [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Michael Jackson[/lastfm]’s first #1 solo hit, and there was one specific reason that Michael shared in a 1970’s interview. 


He Had The #1 Song On This Day In 1972

He’s not the most recognizable face in pop music, but (Harry) [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Nilsson[/lastfm] made some of the most interesting records of the 70’s, including the top song on today’s Top 5 @ 5, Without You.  […]


Don McLean’s American Pie Is One Of The Top Hits Of The 70’s

Tomorrow’s 70’s With Steve Goddard will count down the top hits of the 70’s and it’s no surprise this track made the cut.  People have tried to dissect the song for years.  A few years […]


Neil Diamond Is My Spotlight Artist On The 70’s

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Neil Diamond[/lastfm] had 30 songs hit the Billboard Hot 100 between 1970-1979.  One of his biggest was a surprise #1 hit that came at the end of a long recording session.