70's Dance and Music

Music

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 Decon (Bass Guitar) and Roger 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 album are: Greatest Hits, A Night at the Opera, News of the word, Queen and Queen II.
Source:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Queen_(band)

John Lennon

1971

One of the top songs of the 70's was John Lennon with imagine.

The Eagles

1971 - 1972

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

Micheal Jackson

1972

Michael Jackson sang Ain't No Sunshine.

Rasberries

1972

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

Led Zeppelin

1972

Led Zeppelin scored three hits for Stairway to heaven, Black dog and rock and roll.

BeeGees

1972

The BeeGees became number 16 in America with 'run to me'.

Rasberries "Go all the way"

1972

In 1972 there was a band called the Raspberries who wrote a song which was called " Go all the way".

Led Zepplin in Singapore

1972

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

Tina Turner

1973

Funk and Soul were written in 1973 by Tina Turner.

Rock the Boat

1974

One of the 1st disco hits was "Rock the boat".
Source:
www.wegotdisco.com/articles/facts-about-disco.php

Music Styles

1974

Disco and punk music styles gained most of their popularity and became the hits of the decade.

American Music Awards

1974

The first American Music Awards was broard casted two weeks before the Grammy's.

Kiss

1974

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

ABBA

1974

ABBA won a contest for the song Waterloo.

The Clash

1974

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

Staying Alive

1977

In 1977 the Bee Gees made a hit single called "Staying Alive".
Resource:
www.shmoop.com/stayin-alive/

1980's dance music

1980

During the 80's some of the top disco songs included Celebration by Kool and the Gang, I'm Coming out by Diana Ross, STOMP by the Brothers Johnson, and funky town by Lipps Inc.
Resource: http://www.thegreat80s.com/80s-Dance-Music.html

Artists who influenced the 1980's

1980

Artists who influenced the 80's include U2, R.E.M, Michael Jackson, Run- DMC, and Guns N' Roses.

1984 dance music

1984

The music in 1984 included the number one hit Girls Just Wanna Have Fun by Cindi Lauper and the soundtrack to the 80's dance movie Footloose.
Resource:
http://www.thegreat80s.com/80s-Dance-Music.html

Dance

The Hustle dance

1972

The very first hustle was created in late 1972 and did not even have the name the Hustle. It was originally done at house parties and basement club dances.

The Nutbush

1973

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

The 'Bus Stop'

1976 - 1977

The 'Bus Stop' was a line dance all through 1976 and 1977, the dance was popular from instructional videos and live shows.

Saturday Night Fever

1977

Saturday Night Fever is a 1977 American dance film directed by John Badlam which stared John Travolta.

Dance from the 80's

1980

Popular dance moves include The Cabbage Patch, The Sprinkler, The Running Man and the Worm.
Resource:
http://www.heartlessdoll.com/2009/02/top_ten_most_memorable_80s_dance_moves.php

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://libary.thinkquest.org/J0111064/70home.html

Afro's and Glitter

1973

In 1973 afro's and glitter clothes were in style.

1980's Fashion

1980

During the 80's leg warmers, members only jackets, acid wash jeans and shoulder pads were the latest fashion throughout the decade.
Resource: http://www.thegreat80s.com/80s-Fashion.html

1980 Fashion

1980

Madonna was a huge influence with her clothes mainly on the younger generation.

Shoes

1980

In the 1980's the top five shoes where Bo Jackson cross trainers, Converse, Air jordans, Keds and East Lands.
Resource:
http://www.liketotally80s.com/weekly-countdown-050409.html

1980's Fashion

1980

During the early 1980's leotards where very popular until the aerobics craze where people would wear there leotards for aerobics. Leotards where usually bright stripes, polka dots, and even elastic belts.
Resource: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1980s_in_fashion