Category Archive: 1970

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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WITHOUT YOU (Badfinger song)

Without You (Badfinger song) Released 9 November 1970 Genre Soft rock Length 4:43 Label Apple Records Composer(s) Pete Ham, Tom Evans Producer(s) Geoff Emerick “Without You” is a song written by Pete Ham and Tom Evans of British rock group Badfinger, and first released on their 1970 album No Dice. The song has been recorded …

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TRACKS ‘N GROOVES

Tracks ‘n Grooves Released 30 November 1970 Genre Pop, Rock Label EMI Columbia Producer Norrie Paramor, Peter Vince Tracks ‘n Grooves is a studio album by British singer Cliff Richard, released November 1970 on EMI Columbia label. It reached #37 in the UK Album Charts. A year earlier, the opening track “Early in the Morning” …

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DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: TOM JONES Song Author: Unkown Year Recorded: 1970 SONG PROFILE Daughter of Darkness (song) “Daughter of Darkness” is a single by Tom Jones released in 1970 from his album, I Who Have Nothing. The single was a top ten hit in the UK, peaking at number five. In the …

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EASY COME EASY GO

“EASY COME EASY GO” by BOBBY SHERMAN EASY COME EASY GO SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: BOBBY SHERMAN Top Position (Australia): 39 Song Author: Unkown Record Label: Festival Label Number: FK-3537 SONG PROFILE Easy Come, Easy Go Recorde by Bobby Sherman. 1970 “Easy Come, Easy Go”/”Sounds Along the Way” (Metromedia) “Easy Come, Easy Go,” …

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EL CONDO PASO

SONG & HIT DETAILS Song Published 1913 Composer(s) Daniel Alomía Robles Language English, Spanish Artist Name: SIMON & GARFUNKLE El Cóndor Pasa (song) El Cóndor Pasa (pronounced: ˈkondoɾ ˈpasa], Spanish for “The Condor Passes”) is an orchestral musical piece from the zarzuela El Cóndor Pasa by the Peruvian composer Daniel Alomía Robles, written in 1913 …

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FIRE AND RAIN

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: JAMES TAYLOR Song Author: James Taylor Year Recorded: 1970 SONG PROFILE Fire and Rain Released February 1970 – Producer Peter Asher. “Fire and Rain” is a folk/rock song written and performed by James Taylor. As a song on his second album, Sweet Baby James, the song engendered widespread attention …

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I.O.I.O. (song)

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: THE BEE GEES Top Position (Australia): 14 Song Author: Gibb Bros Year Recorded: 1968 Record Label: Spin Label Number: EK-3579 SONG PROFILE I.O.I.O. Single by Bee Gees from the album Cucumber Castle B-side “Sweetheart” (UK) “Then You Left Me” (US) Released March 1970 (UK) April 1970 (US) Format 7″ …

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I’LL BE THERE (song)

SONG & HIT DETAILS Artist Name: THE JACKSON 5 Song Author: Berry Gordy, Bob West, Willie Hutch, Hal Davis Year Recorded: 1970 SONG PROFILE I’ll Be There Not to be confused with “Reach Out I’ll Be There” 1966 Single by The Jackson 5 from the album Third Album B-side “One More Chance” Released August 28, …

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IN THE SUMMERTIME (song)

In the Summertime From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Artist Name: MUNGO JERRY Song Author: Ray Dorset SONG PROFILE “In the Summertime” “In the Summertime” Released 1970 “In the Summertime” is a song recorded in 1970 by the British pop-blues band Mungo Jerry. Written by the group’s leader Ray Dorset, this song, which celebrates the carefree …

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