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Old 03-14-2016, 09:18 PM
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TV Theme Song-Welcome Back Kotter

Country crossover-Charlie Rich-Behind Closed Doors

Adult soft rock-Leo Sayer-You Make Me Feel Like Dancing
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Old 03-14-2016, 09:37 PM
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Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees
This.
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Old 03-14-2016, 09:51 PM
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Rhinestone Cowboy
Devil Went Down to Georgia
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Old 03-15-2016, 02:38 PM
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ooohhh! I just thought of another one!

"Horse with no Name", or anything else by America.
Soft, mellow, laid-back,....but ,ya know,......deep, man, deep.
You could look for meaning while you were passing the joint.
This.

Because this was the quintessential type of '70s music.

Songs like "Layla" and "Stairway to Heaven" were really the tail end of the Sixties from a musical perspective, since musically, The Sixties began with the Beatles.

And disco ruled for just a few years in the late 1970s. "Stayin' Alive" may have been the quintessential Disco Era song, but it fortunately didn't last very long, even though it clearly left an impact on our psyches.

But mellow rock that hinted at depths that it didn't really have, from America to the Eagles to Jackson Browne to Gerry Rafferty - yep, that was The Seventies, from one end to the other.
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Old 03-16-2016, 03:04 AM
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Seriously it has to be Frampton Comes Alive and in particular DO YOU FEEL LIKE WE DO
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Old 03-16-2016, 04:00 PM
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Thunder Island - Jay Ferguson

Sausalito Summernight - Diesel

*Edit* Also, Lido Shuffle by Boz Scaggs

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Old 03-16-2016, 05:30 PM
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At the Copa (Copa Cabana).

The hottest spot north of Havana!
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Old 03-16-2016, 05:43 PM
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Running On Empty, by Jackson Browne
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Old 03-17-2016, 10:43 AM
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What's Going On by Marvin Gaye.

Right on.
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Old 03-18-2016, 09:36 PM
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"Paradise by the Dashboard Light" was the ultimate 70s song.

I'm voting for "Afternoon Delight" as the quintessential 70s song.

Though I am reminded of a young boy named Michael who had a roller skate key.
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Old 03-21-2016, 01:35 PM
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How about.......

Someone mentioned Wildfire so how about...........

Shannon

Also one of my very favorites.....

Cinderella by Firefall

Actually anything by Firefall
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Old 03-21-2016, 02:05 PM
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Here here for Marvin Gaye.

Any reason why a 70s song has to be cheesy?

It just means that there is a lot of finger pointing and superiority involved.

Anything non-ironic?
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Old 03-22-2016, 12:31 AM
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I apologize if someone has already posted these examples for I did not go through the entire thread.

"I'd Really Love To See You Tonight"- England Dan and John Ford Coley

Anything hit by Seals and Crofts, Jim Croce.

Disco was disco, same with punk, glam rock, early new wave and funk. They are culturally part of the 70's, but the average seventies was really light rock, perhaps folk.

That's how I picture the decade, mind you I as born in Dec 1986.
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Old 03-22-2016, 12:32 AM
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Seriously it has to be Frampton Comes Alive and in particular DO YOU FEEL LIKE WE DO
My favorite song of his, love that guitar intro.
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Old 03-22-2016, 12:36 AM
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Thunder Island - Jay Ferguson

Sausalito Summernight - Diesel

*Edit* Also, Lido Shuffle by Boz Scaggs
The Diesel song is from 1981, I know because I did a series polls of number 1 songs from Canada and it was included in the '81 poll.
http://boards.straightdope.com/sdmb/...d.php?t=771571
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Old 03-22-2016, 12:47 AM
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For me, it's England Dan and John Ford Coley's "I'd Really Love to See You Tonight." It's just so 70s.

For the record, I really like the song. It's mellow, fun to sing along with, the lyrics have a wonderful mondegreen, and it's all cool, man.
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