1970s Music Chart March 7th 1970
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Yesterday the country of Rhodesia headed my Ian Smith broke all connections with the British crown. Ian Smith said that the UK and its Monarchy has noting to do with the new Rhodesia.
That Same Old Feeling by Pickettywitch
More from lead singer Polly Brown and her band which was named after a Somerset pub. The song was written by Tony Macaulay who also wrote Build Me Up Buttercup. The other writer was John Macloud who wrote the Foundations hit In The Bad Old Days. In fact this was a hit by the Foundations back in 1969.
Don’t Cry Daddy by Elvis Presley
Written by Scott Davis in 1969 about a man who lost his wife and his sadness for him and his kids. Elvis was back strong after his 1968 comeback concert. Later this year he will perform in-front of President Nixon.
Somethings Burning by Kenny Rogers And The First Edition
Article about Kenny Rogers
Elizabethan Reggae by Boris Gardiner
Boris was born in Jamaica in the 1940s. This song is a version of Ronald Binge’s song Elizabethan Serenade. The UK single was released Kingdom, the first were printed with the label incorrectly identifying Byron Lee as the singer who actually produced the track. The chart error for the first chart entry and the first four weeks of its re-entry into the charts. After 28 February 1970, all printings gave Gardiner credit.
Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye by Steam
Steam were session singers who actually co wrote this record. Paul Leka was the main song writer and he died in 2011.
United We Stand by Brotherhood Of Man
This was the groups very first hit and with a line up that would change before they entered the Eurovison Song Contest six years later in the 1970s. Tony Hiller wrote this with Johnny Goodison, Tony said “The inspiration for the song was definitely in the title, ‘United We Stand.’ It was during the time of Flower Power, the Vietnam war, the founding of lots of movements, including gay liberation and civil rights. It was in fact immediately taken up and used as the rallying call for the US Democratic Party Presidential Campaign. Over the years, ‘United We Stand’ has been recorded by upwards of 150 artists worldwide.This is the Brotherhood of Man song of which I am most proud.”
Let’s Work Together by Canned Heat
I Want You Back by Jackson 5
Wand’rin’ Star by Lee Marvin
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