top groups of the 70’s

Columbia Records - 1998

Conversation With Earth Wind And Fire’s Phillip Baley

Earth Wind and Fire are in town tonight at 7:30 for one big show at Mesa Arts Center.  As one of the top 20 groups of the 70’s, they’ve been cranking out hits since 1971 […]


How California’s Creedence Clearwater Revival Developed Their Southern Sound

Tonight’s Top 6 @ 6 was sent in by listener Les Woody who not only picked the theme, he picked the songs.  The theme is “songs with cowbells” and CCR is included in the half […]


Young Mick Jagger Talks About the Difference Between The Stones And The Beatles

Here’s a classic clip of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Mick Jagger[/lastfm] in 1964  with an obnoxious interviewer named Ed Rudy, who managed to get a couple of decent question into an otherwise insipid interview.  The first was why […]


American Mystery Group Played Posh Pre-Fame Private Party

The party was for the Tandy family of Radio Shack fame.  It was his son’s graduation party, and he was offered his choice on a car or this group to play.  It wasn’t just an […]


Earth Wind And Fire Transform a Beatles Classic In Just 2 Hours

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Earth Wind and Fire[/lastfm] are a talented group of people, and I believe [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Maurice White[/lastfm] to be a musical genius.  Even so, the fact that they transformed [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Beatles[/lastfm] Got To Get […]


This Is One Of The Most Consistant Hit Making Groups Of The 70’s

They hailed from Philadelphia.  From 1971 through 1976, they scored 17  hits on the Billboard Hot 100, 10 of which cracked the top 40 and 5 that made the top 10.  They also had one […]


Bee Gees First #1 Hit Of The 70’s Was A Big Surprise To The Group

[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]The Bee Gees[/lastfm] all thought it would be no more than a nice album track.  instead, it turned out to be one of the biggest hits that summer, and one of the prettiest songs […]


The Eagles Had Problems Within the Group As Early As 1973

They’re on tonight’s Top 6 @6  with our feature of Magic and Superstition Songs (after all, we are broadcasting live from the Magic Kingdom today and tomorrow!) [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Don Henley[/lastfm] talked about one of them […]


Exclusive Interview With Earth Wind And Fire’s Phillip Bailey – Part 2

Tomorrow night’s the big night when [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Earth Wind and Fire[/lastfm] lights up the stage at Comerica Theatre.  We’ll be there broadcasting live before the show, so stop by and say hi on your way […]


Major Changes In Fleetwood Mac

Today’s 70’s With Steve Goddard looks at the British Invasion of the 70’s when acts like Peter Frampton, Elecvtric Light Orchestra, Olivia Newton-John, and Fleetwood Mac were all beginning runs on the American charts.  Fleetwood […]