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Inside Rock
Dec 31, 2020
Memorable Moments: 1970s (Part 2) (S1-E7)
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Memorable  Moments: 1970's (Part 2) (S1-E7)

In Part 2 of the 1970s, the JabberGuys cover memorable moments from 1975-1979 of Rock's greatest decade.

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David Bowie
Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

Young Americans – hits the USA
Fame written by Bowie and Lennon

Zeppelin – Swan Song records

Bruce Springsteen
Cover of Time and Newsweek

Donna Summer
Bee Gees – Saturday Night Fever

Fleetwood Mac – Rumours
Nazareth – Hair of the Dog
Aerosmith - Toys in the Attic
Eagles – One of These Nights
Kiss – Alive
Queen – A Night at the Opera 

Eagles (Feb) – Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975
Overtakes Thriller in album sales
Hotel California released in December 1976
Felder and Frey

Tom Scholz recorded the debut album in his basement

Livin’ Thing
Roll Over Beethoven

Pre-recorded cassettes equal vinyl sales 

The King is dead (Aug 16) – Elvis remembered
Health advice from Cha 

Marc Bolan dies in a car accident (T-Rex) 

Lynyrd Skynyrd (Oct 20) plane crash 

Saturday Night Fever – Seven #1 singles
Second best-selling soundtrack

Keith Moon dies (Sept 7) 

Terry Kath (Chicago) accidently shoots himself

Ted Nugent – “Let me autograph your arm with this knife” 

Eddie Van Halen and David Lee Roth 

Barry Gibb’s consecutive #1s
1)    Stayin’ Alive – Bee Gees
2)    Love is Thicker Than Water – Andy Gibb
3)    Night Fever – Bee Gees
4)    If I Can’t Have You – Yvonne Elliman 

The SONY Walkman 


Disco continues…
Bee Gees
Donna Summer
Rod Stewart 

Barry Manilow
Huge success in the 1970s 

Neil Diamond 

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