Category Archives: 1970’s Singles

Airport – The Motors (1978)

Back in the day this single was always being played. One of my go to tracks that has me both singing (very badly) and wanting to hit the dance floor. A commercial pop song from what was a new group … Continue reading

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You Can Do Magic – Limmie & Family Cookin’ (1972)

This classic UK single was picked up for 50p in 2015 at a pop-up event at a Craft Beer Pub in the centre of Birmingham, combining my two favourite things, music and beer. The event although a one-off was bought … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe – Barry White (1974)

In 2015, during a trip to London, a rack of vinyl outside a store called Flashback caught my eye. Inside it was a haven for any lover of old records. I came away with several singles. I don’t see myself … Continue reading

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Midnight Love Affair – Carol Douglas (1976)

I took a chance on this single. A blind buy in The Diskery, Birmingham in 2014. I choose it just from the artist name. I’d been watching a TV documentary on BBC4 about 70’s disco and her name came up. … Continue reading

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Prime Time – The Tubes (1979)

A small amount of my collection during the late 70’s contains some coloured vinyl singles. One such single is Prime Time by The Tubes. This is taken from their fourth album “Remote Control” described as a concept album exploring the influence … Continue reading

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Germ Free Adolescents – X-Ray Spex (1978)

I would never consider myself to have been a punk rocker or even into heavy rock, however going through my collection around 1977, 1978 several singles I did buy were of either an alternate or punk rock nature. I’ve never … Continue reading

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September – Earth, Wind and Fire (1978)

The fusion of Funk, Soul, Disco and Jazz has always been a favourite sound of mine. Earth, Wind and Fire are the top exponents of these genres. The great thing about this group is the amount of members and the … Continue reading

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