70s Music

Artist Profile: Cher

CherilynSarkisian, better known for her stage name Cher, is a singer, model, actress, and television actress that is most famous…

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History of Bill Withers

Smooth soul singer-songwriter Bill Withers achieved many chart hits in the early 1970s, including “Ain’t No Sunshine” and “Lean On…

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Top Male Pop Artists of the 70s

Let’s admit it, musical tastes change, but its influence can last forever. Over the years, we had several music artists…

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Artist Profile: Pink Floyd

Formed in 1965 in London, Pink Floyd was a rock band that became popular from London’s underground music scene in…

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Artist Profile: Pete Townshend

Peter Dennis Blandford Townshend or popularly known as Pete Townshend was an English singer, guitarist, co-founder and leader of the…

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Diana Ross

Born on March 26, 1994. Diana Ross is one of the most successful American singers and artists of all time.…

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The 1970s: Rock vs. Disco

Introduction to Classic Rock The 1960s: Rock Music Comes of Age The 1970s: Rock vs. Disco The 1980s: John Lennon,…

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Introduction to GQ

  Introduction GQ was an American disco and R&B group who scored a handful of hits on the disco and…

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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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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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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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Introduction to Jan Hammer

  Jan Hammer (born on April 17, 1948 in Prague) was a Czech composer, pianist and keyboardist known for his…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Artist Biography: Brewer & Shipley

  Introduction Mike Brewer and Tom Shipley are members of the folk duo Brewer & Shipley who are known for…

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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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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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Artist Biography: The Guess Who

Introduction: Early beginnings and becoming stars in their native Canada The beginnings of The Guess Who hail back as far…

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One-Hit Wonders: Bull and the Matadors

Introduction Bull and the Matadors are a defunct American funk band from Illinois, known for their 60s music era-hit single…

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