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McFadden & Whitehead - "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now"
- "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now" music video by McFadden & Whitehead - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : "Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now" is a 1979 disco song performed by R&B duo McFadden & Whitehead, from their debut album McFadden & Whitehead. They wrote and produced the song along with keyboard player Jerry Cohen. Released as the lead single from the album, the song spent a week at number one on the R&B singles chart. It also proved to be a successful crossover hit, peaking at number thirteen on the Billboard Hot 100, and reached number 5 in the UK. The single also made it to number ten on the disco charts. It eventually went double platinum, selling over 2 million copies. - - "Ain't No Stopping Us Now" is about succeeding despite having faced previous disadvantages ("so many things that held us down"). It was widely interpreted to be about the experience of the African American community, and after attaining popularity, became referred to as "the new black... - totally fuzzy
The O'Jays - "Back Stabbers (Soul Train)"
- "Back Stabbers (Soul Train)" music video by The O'Jays - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : "Back Stabbers" is a 1972 song by The O'Jays. Released from the hit album of the same name, the song spent one week at #1 on the Hot Soul Singles chart. It was also successful on the pop charts, peaking at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in October 1972. - The narrator in "Back Stabbers" warns men about their male "friends" who smile to their faces, but are secretly planning to steal their wives or girlfriends. It was also inspired by an earlier hit in the same theme vein, The Undisputed Truth's "Smiling Faces Sometimes" (the chorus of which is incorporated into the end of the song). - - Tags : 1972, 70s, The O'Jays - totally fuzzy
MFSB - "TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)"
- "TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)" music video by MFSB - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : Soul Classic by MFSB (Mother Father Sister Brother) - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) ft. The Soul Train Dancers. - "TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)" is a 1974 hit recording by MFSB (Mother, Father, Sister, Brother) featuring vocals by The Three Degrees. A classic example of the Philadelphia soul genre, it was written by Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff as the theme for the American musical television program Soul Train, which specialized in African American musical performers. The single was released on the Philadelphia International label, and it is arguably the first disco song to reach number one on the Billboard Hot 100. - - The song is essentially an instrumental piece, featuring a lush blend of strings and horns in the Philadelphia soul style. There are only two vocal parts to the song: a passage close to the beginning during which The Three Degrees sing... - totally fuzzy
The Three Degrees - "When Will I See You Again"
- "When Will I See You Again" music video by The Three Degrees - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : "When Will I See You Again" is a song by American soul group The Three Degrees, from their third album The Three Degrees. The song was written and produced by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. - - It was one of the most successful recordings of the "Philly Soul" era. In the U.S., the song reached number one on the adult contemporary chart, number two on the pop singles chart, and number four on the R&B chart in the autumn of 1974. In the UK, it fared even better, spending two weeks at the top of the UK Singles Chart in August 1974. - Tags : 1974, 70s, The Three Degrees - totally fuzzy
War - "Low Rider"
- "Low Rider" music video by War - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : Footage is a bit fuzzy, but hey! So are we! - "Low Rider" is a song written by the band War and producer Jerry Goldstein, which appeared on their album Why Can’t We Be Friends?, released in 1975. It reached number one on the Billboard R&B charts and peaked at number 7 on the Pop Singles chart. According to the All Music Guide review of the song, "the lyric takes the cool image of the low rider -  the Chicano culture practice of hydraulically hot-rodding classic cars - and using innuendo, extends the image to a lifestyle". The song's most distinguishable feature is its driving bass line, which is present for nearly all of the song. It also ends with a siren-like noise that then becomes a saxophone solo. - - Tags : 1975, 70s, War - totally fuzzy
War - "Galaxy"
- "Galaxy" music video by War - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : War - Galaxy 1980 - War (originally called Eric Burdon and War) is an American funk band from California, known for the hit songs "Low Rider", "Spill the Wine", "Summer", "Why Can't We Be Friends?", "The Cisco Kid", and "The World Is a Ghetto". Formed in 1969, War was a musical crossover band which fused elements of rock, funk, jazz, Latin, rhythm and blues, and reggae. The band also transcended racial and cultural barriers with a multi-ethnic line-up. War was also subject to many line-up changes over the course of its formation, leaving member Leroy "Lonnie" Jordan as the only original member in the current line-up. - - Tags : 1977, 70s, War - totally fuzzy
Brick - "Dusic (Soul Train)"
- "Dusic (Soul Train)" music video by Brick - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : Brick was formed in Atlanta, Georgia in 1972 from members of two bands - one disco and the other jazz. They coined their own term for disco-jazz, "dazz". They released their first single "Music Matic" on Main Street Records in 1976, before signing to the independently distributed Bang Records. Their next single, "Dazz", (#3 Pop, #1 R&B) was released in 1976. The band continued to record for Bang records until 1982. Other hits followed: "That's What It's All About" (R&B #48) and "Dusic" (#18 Pop, #2 R&B) in 1977, and "Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody" (#92 Pop, #7 R&B) in 1978. Their last Top Ten R&B hit was "Sweat (Til You Get Wet)" in 1981. - Tags : 1977, 70s, Brick - totally fuzzy
Slave - "Slide (lo-fi)"
- "Slide (lo-fi)" music video by Slave - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : sorry folks, poor quality, but still a killer track... - Slave was an Ohio funk band popular in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Trumpeter Steve Washington and Mark Hicks (Drac) formed the group in Dayton, Ohio in 1975. - Trombonist Floyd Miller teamed with Tom Lockett Jr. (tenor & alto sax), Carter Bradley (keyboards), Mark Adams (bass), Mark Hicks (lead and rhythm guitar, background vocals), Danny Webster (rhythm and lead guitar, lead and background vocals), Orion Wilhoite (keyboards) and Tim Dozier (drums). Drummer/percussionist Steve Arrington, along with vocalists Starleana Young, then Curt Jones and keyboardist Ray Turner came aboard in 1978, with Arrington ultimately becoming lead vocalist. Their first big hit was the single "Slide" in 1977 for Cotillion Records, where they remained until 1984. Their best work was usually based on bass licks and the band's general... - totally fuzzy
War - "Galaxy (Soul Train)"
- "Galaxy (Soul Train)" music video by War - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : War (originally called Eric Burdon and War) is an American funk band from California, known for the hit songs "Low Rider", "Spill the Wine", "Summer", "Why Can't We Be Friends?", "The Cisco Kid", and "The World Is a Ghetto". Formed in 1969, War was a musical crossover band which fused elements of rock, funk, jazz, Latin, rhythm and blues, and reggae. The band also transcended racial and cultural barriers with a multi-ethnic line-up. War was also subject to many line-up changes over the course of its formation, leaving member Leroy "Lonnie" Jordan as the only original member in the current line-up. - Tags : 1977, 70s, War - totally fuzzy
Brick - "Dazz (Disco Jazz) (Soul Train) (HD)"
- "Dazz (Disco Jazz) (Soul Train) (HD)" music video by Brick - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : Brick is a former American band that created a successful merger of funk and jazz in the 1970s. Their most popular single was "Dazz", (#3 U.S. Pop, #1 U.S. R&B, #36 UK Singles Chart[1]) which was released in 1976. - Tags : 1976, 70s, Brick - totally fuzzy
People's Choice - "Do It Any Way You Wanna"
- "Do It Any Way You Wanna" music video by People's Choice - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : (Rare Original Footage 1975)  - The People's Choice was an American funk band formed in 1971 in Philadelphia by Frank Brunson and David Thompson. While they had several vocalists, their biggest hits were instrumentals.  - Do It Any Way You Wanna is a 1975 crossover hit by the Philadelphia based R&B/dance group, People's Choice, written and produced by Leon Huff. The single made it to number one on the soul singles chart for one week and crossed over to the pop singles chart, peaking at eleven. "Do It Any Way You Wanna" was also successful on the disco/dance charts, hitting number three. - - Tags : 1975, 70s, People's Choice - totally fuzzy
B.T. Express - "Do It (Til You're Satisfied) (Soul Train)"
- "Do It (Til You're Satisfied) (Soul Train)" music video by B.T. Express - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : B.T. Express (originally named Brooklyn Transit Express) was an American funk/disco group, that had a number of successful songs during the 1970s. - "Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)" is the name of a popular song by funk group B. T. Express, written by group member Billy Nichols. Released from the debut album of the same title, the song became a great "crossover" success. The song is noted for its hand claps at the beginning, as well as the spoken portion in the middle of the song. The short version was less than 3 minutes, while the long version is over 5 minutes in length. The single was rated #1 of the R&B singles chart for a week during the autumn of 1974 and was rated #2 of the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart for two weeks. The single was an early disco hit peaking at number eight on the disco/dance charts. - - Tags : 1974, 70s, B.T. Express - totally fuzzy
Thelma Houston - "Don't Leave Me This Way (Soul Train )"
- "Don't Leave Me This Way (Soul Train )" music video by Thelma Houston - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : "Don't Leave Me This Way" is a song written by Kenneth Gamble, Leon Huff and Cary Gilbert. First charting as a hit for Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, an act on Gamble & Huff's Philadelphia International label in 1975, "Don't Leave Me This Way" was later a huge disco hit for Motown artist Thelma Houston in 1977. - Tags : 1977, 70s, Thelma Houston - totally fuzzy
Philadelphia International All Stars - "Let's Clean Up the Ghetto"
- "Let's Clean Up the Ghetto" music video by Philadelphia International All Stars - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : A fan video for MFSB's Let's Clean Up The Ghetto, featuring 70s footage of New York.  - Philadelphia International All Stars were all artists that were signed to the famous Philadelphia International Records label founded in 1971 by the writer-producer duo, Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff.  - - Tags : 1977, 70s, Philadelphia International All Stars - totally fuzzy
Eruption - "One Way Ticket"
- "One Way Ticket" music video by Eruption - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : "One Way Ticket" is a song performed by Neil Sedaka, written by Jack Keller and Hank Hunter. The track was originally included as the B-side on Sedaka's 1959 single "Oh! Carol". In 1961, the song featured in the track listing of his third studio album, Neil Sedaka Sings Little Devil and His Other Hits, but was never released as a standalone single. "One Way Ticket" has been covered by other artists, most notably by British disco band Eruption.  - "One Way Ticket" was covered by British disco band Eruption for their second album, Leave a Light. The song became a big hit in Europe in the first half of 1979, topping charts in Austria and Switzerland, and reaching top 10 across Europe. "One Way Ticket" is now one of the band's trademark hits, along with their cover of "I Can't Stand the Rain". - - Tags : 1979, 70s, Eruption - totally fuzzy
Boney M - "Daddy Cool"
- "Daddy Cool" music video by Boney M - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : Pop - Description : "Daddy Cool" is a song recorded by Boney M. and included on their debut album Take the Heat off Me. It was a 1976 hit and a staple in disco music and Boney M.'s first UK hit. - - It was the second Boney M. single, released in May 1976 without making any major impact at first. It wasn't until a spectacular performance on the Musikladen TV show in September that the single became a hit, topping most European charts. It reached number six in the UK charts and number 65 in the United States Billboard Hot 100. The single also topped the German charts and reached the Top 20 in Canada. It proved to be the major European breakthrough of the band. - Tags : 1976, 70s, Boney M - totally fuzzy
5000 Volts - "I'm On Fire"
- "I'm On Fire" music video by 5000 Volts - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : Pop - Description : 5000 Volts is the name of a British disco recording act that achieved success throughout Europe during the 1970s. The group consisted of vocalists Tina Charles and Martin Jay, with a changing group of session musicians.  - They released several singles in the mid-1970s, but did not achieve success until radio stations began playing the B-side to their 1975 single, "Bye Love". The song, "I'm on Fire", was released in its own right and became a major hit throughout Europe, peaking at number 4 on the UK Singles Chart; and at number 1 on the German Top100 Singles chart and the Swedish chart and also number 10 in South Africa. It was also a major top 10 hit in Australia and charted in the United States where it reached number 26, heavily struggling against Jim Gilstrap's version of the song which hit #78. - - Tags : 1975, 70s, 5000 Volts - totally fuzzy
Gloria Gaynor - "I Will Survive"
- "I Will Survive" music video by Gloria Gaynor - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : "I Will Survive" is a hit song first performed by American singer Gloria Gaynor, released in October 1978. It was written by Freddie Perren and Dino Fekaris. A top-selling song after its initial release, it has remained a popular disco anthem, as well as being certified double platinum by the RIAA.  -  It is one of the most famous disco songs of all time and remains Gaynor's biggest hit. It received heavy airplay in 1979, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and on the UK Singles Chart on consecutive weeks.  - - Tags : 1978, 70s, Gloria Gaynor - totally fuzzy
Ottawan - "D.I.S.C.O."
- "D.I.S.C.O." music video by Ottawan - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : Pop - Description : "D.I.S.C.O." is a disco song by the French band Ottawan, written and produced by Daniel Vangarde and Jean Kluger. It was originally recorded by Ottawan in French. - - It was first recorded in 1979 and reached number two in the UK Singles Chart the following year. - Tags : 1980, 80s, Ottawan - totally fuzzy
Michael Zager Band - "Let's All Chant"
- "Let's All Chant" music video by Michael Zager Band - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : R'n'B, Soul, Funk - Description : "Let's All Chant" is a song written by Michael Zager and Alvin Fields and performed by the Michael Zager Band. It was based on an idea originally suggested by former head of A&R Jerry Love after he visited clubs in New York and saw people endlessly chanting "Ooh-ah, Ooh-ah". Although Zager was first embarrassed when Love asked him to write a song using these chants, he accepted the proposal and later co-wrote "Let's All Chant" with Fields. - - The opening track and lead single from the group's eponymous LP, "Let's All Chant" was released as a single in December 1977, with the track "Love Express" as a B-side. An unexpected smash hit, the single reached number one on the disco chart and crossed over to the Soul Singles chart, where it peaked at number 15, and to the Billboard Hot 100, where it peaked at number 36. In Europe, the single reached the top 10 in several... - totally fuzzy
Robin Gibb - "Juliet"
- "Juliet" music video by Robin Gibb - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : Pop - Description : "Juliet" is a 1983 single by British singer-songwriter Robin Gibb, from his second solo album How Old Are You?. The song was a huge hit in various countries in Europe, hitting the #1 spot in Germany, Italy and Switzerland, and peaking at #2 in Austria. A music video was also made for this song. - Tags : 1983, 80s, Robin Gibb - totally fuzzy
Bread - "Baby I'm-a Want You (Remastered)"
- "Baby I'm-a Want You (Remastered)" music video by Bread - Added on 19-10-2014 - Genre : Rock & Alternative - Description : Live video overdubbed with the original audio. - Baby I'm-a Want You was the fourth album by Bread, released in 1972. Its singles included the title cut (which reached #3 on the Billboard Top 100), "Everything I Own" (#5), "Mother Freedom" (#37), and "Diary" (#15). This was the first Bread album to feature keyboards player Larry Knechtel. - - Tags : 1972, 70s, Bread - totally fuzzy
Bread - "Mother Freedom (live)"
- "Mother Freedom (live)" music video by Bread - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : Rock & Alternative - Description : Baby I'm-a Want You was the fourth album by Bread, released in 1972. Its singles included the title cut (which reached #3 on the Billboard Top 100), "Everything I Own" (#5), "Mother Freedom" (#37), and "Diary" (#15). This was the first Bread album to feature keyboards player Larry Knechtel. - Tags : 1972, 70s, Bread - totally fuzzy
Bread - "Look What You've Done (live)"
- "Look What You've Done (live)" music video by Bread - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : Rock & Alternative - Description : Bread performs the song "Look What You've Done", written by James Griffin and Robb Royer. - From "On the Waters", the second album by Bread, released in July 1970. - - Tags : 1972, 70s, Bread - totally fuzzy
Bread - "Mother Freedom (Remastered)"
- "Mother Freedom (Remastered)" music video by Bread - Added on 20-10-2014 - Genre : Rock & Alternative - Description : Baby I'm-a Want You was the fourth album by Bread, released in 1972. Its singles included the title cut (which reached #3 on the Billboard Top 100), "Everything I Own" (#5), "Mother Freedom" (#37), and "Diary" (#15). This was the first Bread album to feature keyboards player Larry Knechtel. - Tags : 1972, 70s, Bread - totally fuzzy
Bread - "The Guitar Man (Remastered)"
- "The Guitar Man (Remastered)" music video by Bread - Added on 19-10-2014 - Genre : Rock & Alternative - Description : Bread - The Guitar Man (original sound) - Rock 1972 - "The Guitar Man" is a song written by David Gates and originally recorded by the rock group Bread, of which Gates was a member. It first appeared on Bread's 1972 album, Guitar Man. The song is a mixture of the sounds of soft rock, including strings and acoustic guitar, and the addition of a wah-wah effect electric guitar, played by Larry Knechtel. It peaked at number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the United States and their third number-one hit on the easy listening chart, (following "If" and "Baby I'm-a Want You"). - - The melody of the song is complex and is played by using 12 different chords, which is a rather high number for a pop song. - - Tags : 1972, 70s, Bread - totally fuzzy
Bread - "Baby I'm-a Want You (live)"
- "Baby I'm-a Want You (live)" music video by Bread - Added on 19-10-2014 - Genre : Rock & Alternative - Description : Baby I'm-a Want You was the fourth album by Bread, released in 1972. Its singles included the title cut (which reached #3 on the Billboard Top 100), "Everything I Own" (#5), "Mother Freedom" (#37), and "Diary" (#15). This was the first Bread album to feature keyboards player Larry Knechtel. - Tags : 1972, 70s, Bread - totally fuzzy
Bread - "Yours For Life (BBC)"
- "Yours For Life (BBC)" music video by Bread - Added on 19-10-2014 - Genre : Rock & Alternative - Description : 1978 live performance from BREAD (Gates, Botts & Knechtel) performing on BBC TV. - For more info on the band check out the new BREAD biography "A Sweet Surrender" (available via helterskelterpublishing.com) or visit the 'Bread (David Gates, James Griffin & Co.)' Facebook page. - - Tags : 1978, 70s, Bread - totally fuzzy
Bread - "Make It with You (live) (HQ)"
- "Make It with You (live) (HQ)" music video by Bread - Added on 19-10-2014 - Genre : Rock & Alternative - Description : Make It with You" is a song written by David Gates and originally recorded by the pop/rock group Bread, of which Gates was a member. - - The song first appeared on Bread's 1970 album On the Waters. Released as a single in June 1970, it would become the group's first top ten and only number-one single on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in the U.S., spending the week of August 22, 1970, at the top spot. - - The single reached number five on the UK Singles Chart. It was also certified gold by the RIAA for sales of over one million copies. - - The song was well-received by easy-listening stations at the beginning of the singer-songwriter driven soft rock era, reaching number four on the Billboard Easy Listening Top 40. The Supremes, Aretha Franklin, Earth, Wind & Fire, Dusty Springfield, Cilla Black, The Originals, The Main Ingredient, The Whispers, Marc Anthony,... - totally fuzzy
America - "A Horse With No Name (Remastered 16:9)"
- "A Horse With No Name (Remastered 16:9)" music video by America - Added on 19-10-2014 - Genre : Rock & Alternative - Description : Audio-visually remastered of the music video by America for their song "A Horse With No Name" (1972) written by Dewey Bunnell.  - Tags : 1972, 70s, America - totally fuzzy
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