Category Archive: 1970

MR. BOJANGLES

Mr. Bojangles (song) Released November 1970 Genre Country, folk Length 5:15 3:35 (without prologue) Label Liberty Songwriter(s) Jerry Jeff Walker Producer(s) William McEuen   “Mr. Bojangles” is a song written and originally recorded by American country music artist Jerry Jeff Walker for his 1968 album of the same title. Since then, it has been recorded …

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YOU KNOW MY NAME (Look Up the Number)

You Know My Name (Look Up the Number From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Released 6 March 1970 Format 7″ Recorded 17 May, 7 and 8 June 1967 and 30 April 1969, EMI Studios, London Genre Comedy rock, jazz, experimental rock, avant-garde, novelty Length 4:21 Label Apple Records Songwriter(s) Lennon–McCartney Producer(s) George Martin “You Know My …

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ALL RIGHT NOW

All Right Now All Right Now 1970 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Single by Free from the album Fire and Water Released May 1970 Format 7-inch single Recorded January 1970, Trident and Island Studios (London, England) Genre Hard rock blues rock Length 4:14 (single version) 5:31 (album version) Label Island Writer(s) Andy Fraser Paul Rodgers …

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FATHER AND SON (song)

Father and Son (song)  1970 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Single by Cat Stevens from the album Tea for the Tillerman Released 1970 Recorded 1970 Genre Folk rock Length 3:41 Label Island A&M Records (USA) Writer(s) Cat Stevens Producer(s) Paul Samwell-Smith “Father and Son” is a popular song written and performed by English singer-songwriter Cat …

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BEIN’ GREEN (song)

Bein’ Green From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Bein’ Green” (also known as “It’s Not Easy Bein’ Green”) is a popular song written by Joe Raposo, originally performed by Jim Henson as Kermit the Frog on both Sesame Street and The Muppet Show. It was later covered by Frank Sinatra and other performers. In the Muppets …

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PLANET EARTH ROCK AND ROLL ORCHESTRA (album)

Planet Earth Rock and Roll Orchestra (album) 1970 From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Kantner had intended this record to be a soundtrack to a novel he was writing at the time.The album is the sequel to Kantner’s Hugo Award nominated 1970 album Blows Against the Empire, and carries the sub-title “The Empire Blows Back.” At …

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OUR HOUSE (Crosby, Stills, Nash)

Our House (Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young song) Released September 1970 Format Single Recorded November 5, 1969 Genre Baroque pop, soft rock, folk rock Length 2:59 Label Atlantic Writer(s) Graham Nash Producer(s) Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young “Our House” is a song written by British singer-songwriter Graham Nash and recorded by Crosby, Stills, Nash & …

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MAKE IT WITH YOU (song)

Make It with You Released June 1970 Format 7″ 45 RPM Genre Soft rock Length 3:18 Label Elektra Writer(s) David Gates Producer(s) David Gates “Make It with You” is a song written by David Gates and originally recorded by the pop-rock group Bread, of which Gates was a member. Only Gates and drummer Mike Botts …

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RIDERS ON THE STORM (song)

Riders on the Storm Released June 1971 Format 7″ Recorded December 1970 Genre Psychedelic rock Length 7:09 (album version) 4:35 (single version) Label Elektra Writer(s) John Densmore Robby Krieger Ray Manzarek Jim Morrison Producer(s) Bruce Botnick The Doors “Riders on the Storm” is a song by American psychedelic rock band The Doors. It was released …

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RESPECT YOURSELF (Song)

Respect Yourself Released October 1971 Genre Soul, rock Length 4:54 Label Stax Writer(s) Luther Ingram, Mack Rice “Respect Yourself” is the name of a classic soul song by American R&B/gospel group The Staple Singers. Released in late 1971 from their album Be Altitude: Respect Yourself, the song became a crossover hit. The Staple Singers’ version …

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