Category Archives: 70s Oldies Music

GQ

Introduction to GQ

Introduction GQ was an American disco and R&B group who scored a handful of hits on the disco and R&B ...
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Con Funk Shun

Con Funk Shun

Introduction Con Funk Shun is a funk and R&B band formed during the late 1960s. From a backup band, Con ...
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Mike Love

Introduction to Celebration (featuring Mike Love)

Introduction Celebration was a short-lived group formed by Beach Boys' Mike Love during the 70s music era, as his side ...
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John and Ernest

One-Hit Wonders: John and Ernest

Introduction John & Ernest were another of those “one hit wonder” acts, who scored short-termed popularity via the Top 40 ...
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Jan Hammer

Introduction to Jan Hammer

Jan Hammer (born on April 17, 1948 in Prague) was a Czech composer, pianist and keyboardist known for his notable ...
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The Velvet Underground

Rock Legends: The Velvet Underground

Introduction The Velvet Underground is not some typical oldies music/classic rock group. They are one of the most influential rock ...
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Carl Douglas

One-hit Wonders: Carl Douglas

Introduction Carl Douglas is an R&B and pop singer-songwriter, recording artist and "one hit wonder" from Jamaica known for his ...
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Wild Cherry

One-hit Wonders: Wild Cherry

Introduction Wild Cherry was a funk rock group hailing from Ohio. They are known for their single "Play that Funky ...
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Minnie Riperton

The Short Life and Career of Minnie Riperton

Introduction Minnie Riperton is most known for her 70s music era-hit "Lovin' You" which features her very' high "whistle register" ...
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Robin Scott (M)

One-hit wonders: M

Introduction M was a new wave/synth pop "group," a one-man project of English singer and musician Robin Scott. M gained ...
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The Weather Girls

One-hit wonders: The Weather Girls

The Weather Girls The Weather Girls are a female R&B and dance music duo originally consisting of Izora Armstead and ...
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Starland Vocal Band

One hit wonders: Starland Vocal Band

Introduction Starland Vocal Band is a now-defunct American pop and country band, known for their biggest hit "Afternoon Delight" during ...
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Shocking Blue

One-hit wonders: Shocking Blue

Introduction Shocking Blue is a now-defunct classic rock band from The Hague, Netherlands, known for their international hit single "Venus"during ...
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Chairmen of the Board

Artists Profile: Chairmen of the Board

Introduction Chairmen of the Board was an American soul group mostly active during the 70s music era. Their famous hits ...
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Cate Brothers

Artists Profile: Cate Brothers

Introduction to Cate Brothers Oldies music fans will probably recognize the Cate Brothers. Consisting of twin brothers Earl and Ernest ...
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C.J. and Company

Artist Biography: C.J. and Company

Introduction American disco group C.J. and Company achieved recognition for their disco hit "Devil's Gun"  which peaked at #36 on ...
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Bram Tchaikovsky

Artist Biography: Bram Tchaikovsky

Introduction Oldies music fans -- especially classic rock enthusiasts in particular -- may instantly remember Bram Tchaikovsky and his eponymous ...
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Brass Construction

Artist Biography: Brass Construction

Introduction Brass Construction is a now-defunct Brooklyn-based funk group formed in 1968. During the mid-70s music era they achieved a ...
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Brewer & Shipley

Artist Biography: Brewer & Shipley

Introduction Mike Brewer and Tom Shipley are members of the folk duo Brewer & Shipley who are known for their ...
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Barry de Vorzon

Artist Biography: Barry de Vorzon & Perry Botkin Jr.

Introduction Barry De Vorzon (born in 1934) and Perry Botkin Jr. (born in 1933) are American composers and producers, both ...
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The Bellamy Brothers

Artist Biography: The Bellamy Brothers

Introduction The Bellamy Brothers are an American pop and country duo who reached the peak of their career during 70's ...
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