70's Dance and Music

Music

The Eagles

1971 - 1972

The Eagles started their band in 1971 and released their first album in 1972.

Queen

1971

Queen were a popular British band formed in 1971. The Original band members were Freddie Mercury(Lead Vocals, Piano), Brian May(Guitar, Vocals), John Deacon (Bass Guitar) and Rodger Taylor( Drums, Vocals). Some of the most well known Queen songs are: Bohemian Rhapsody, We Will Rock You, Another One Bites the Dust, We Are the Champions and Crazy Little Thing Called Love. Some of Queen's albums are: Greatest Hits, A Night at The Opera, News of the World, Queen and Queen II.
Source:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_(band)

John Lennon, Imagine

1971

Out of the top songs of the 70's was John Lennon with Imagine.

Michael Jackson

1972

Michael Jackson sang Ain't No Sunshine.

BeeGees

1972

The BeeGees Became Number 16 in America with Run To Me.

Raspberries

1972

In 1972, the group "Raspberries" had a top five hit single "Go All The Way".

Led Zepplin

1972

Led Zepplin scored 3 hits for Stairway to Heaven, Black Dog and Rock & Roll.

Led Zepplin in Singapore

1972

Led Zepplin concert in Singapore was cancelled because Led Zepplin was not let off the plane because their long hair.

Raspberries, Go All The Way

1972

In 1972 there was a band called The Raspberries who wrote a song which was "Go All The Way".

Tina Turner

1973

Funk and Soul were written in 1973 by Tina Turner.

American Music Awards

1974

The first American Music Awards was broad casted 2 weeks before the Grammy's

Music Styles

1974

Disco and Punk music styles gained most of their populaity and became the hits of the decade.

Rock the Boat

1974

One of the first disco hits was Rock the Boat.
Source:
www.wegotdisco.com/articles/facts-about-disco.php

Kiss

1974

In 1974 Kiss the band created a song called God Gave Rock and Roll to you II.

The Clash

1974

The British band "The Clash" gave Punk a lot of popularity by showing how good Punk music can be.

ABBA

1974

ABBA won a contest for the song Waterloo.

Skyhooks

1974

Skyhooks (Singer in the 70's) wrote a song called "I'm living in the 70's".

KC and the Sunshine Band

1975

KC and the Sunshine Band had several hits including 'Get Down Tonight' and 'That's the Way I Like It".

The Hustle

1975

In the 70’s Van McCog’s hit song “the Hustle” which explains how to do the disco dance named in in the title premièred in 19755 The Hustle is definitely one of the most common dances from the 70’s. The New York is slower than the Los Angeles verison and has less foot work.

Donna Summer

1975

Donna Summer became a huge name in disco and resulting in disco gaining a lot of popularity.

Disco

1975 - 1979

In the 70's was the era of disco.

Beatles Break Up

1976

The Beatles break up.

Dance

The Nutbush

1973

Before the Nutbush in 1973 it was called the Madison, and that was created in the 50's.

The Hustle

1975

In the 70's Van McCog's hit song "the Hustle" which explains how to do the disco dance named in in the title premièred in 19755 The Hustle is definitely one of the most common dances from the 70's. The New York is slower than the Los Angeles verison and has less foot work.

Aluin Ailey, Pas de Duke

1976

Aluin Ailey makes "Pas de Duke for American ballet theatre
star Mikhail Jaminson, Baryshnikov, who had seen the Ailey company during his soulet tour, asked Ailey to create a dance for him.

Source:
www.pbs.org

The Vibrations, Pogo Dancing

1976 - 1979

The band 'The Vibrators' made pogo dancing a very popular style in 1976 and all throughout the rest of the decade.

Fashion

Bell-Bottoms

1971 - 1979

In 1971 Bell-Bottoms became very popular.

Flower Power

1971

The early seventies were the decade of peace signs and flower power.
Source:
http://library.thinkquest.org/J0111064/70home.html

Afro's and Glitter Clothes

1973

In 1973 Afro's and Glitter Clothes were in style.