Guide to Disco

Green silhouette of a man and a woman on the disco ball

If there’s one outstanding trend that came out from the 1970s, it’s definitely disco. The term “disco” goes beyond the style of music that dominated all the dance floors during the decade. As the genre exploded to mainstream popularity, it launched an extravagant fashion trend and a momentary escapist fare from either … Read more

History of Bill Withers

Bill Withers

Smooth soul singer-songwriter Bill Withers achieved many chart hits in the early 1970s, including “Ain’t No Sunshine” and “Lean On Me”. *** Early life and career Soul and R&B singer-songwriter William Harrison “Bill” Withers Jr. was born in the coal mining town of Slab Fork, West Virginia on July 4, 1938. He … Read more

One Hit Wonders of the 70s

One Hit Wonders of the 70s

  The 1970s was an amazing decade for music. There was disco, funk, progressive rock, soft rock, and punk rock. The decade launched hugely successful artists who reached the peak of fame and set the musical trends of the era. But of course, the music scene isn’t complete without the one-hit wonders … Read more

Music of the 1970s

Music of the 1970s

  In the 1970s, even though there were still protests, things in the United States began settling down from the way things were during previous decade. Although the scandal of Watergate further disillusioned the country, people found solace in music which continued to evolve with new music genres becoming popular during these … Read more