ROGER DALTREY- Lead singer of the Who would have some solo success in the 70's. He recorded 3 studio albums in the 70's 'Daltrey' 'Ride A Rock Horse' and 'One Of The Boys'. His charted singles were "Giving It All Away" "Come And Get Your Love" "Avenging Annie" and "Say It Ain't So, Joe".
Pat's Favorite Song - "Giving It All Away"
CHARLIE DANIELS BAND - Charlie Daniels was from North Carolina and formed his band in Nashville.
He had 3 hits in the 70's "Uneasy Rider" "The South's Gonna Do It" and "The Devil Went Down To Georgia". He had 2 gold and 2 platinum albums 'Fire On The Mountain' 'Saddle Tramp' 'Midnight Wind' and 'Million Mile Reflections'. He would have more success into the 80's and 90's.
Pat's Favorite Song - "Uneasy Rider"
Vocalist/guitarist/songwriter from Texas had several hit singles in the 70's. "Baby, Don't Get Hooked On Me" "One Hell Of A Woman" "Stop And Smell the Roses" and "Rock N' Roll (I Gave You The Best Years Of My Life)" Elvis Presley recorded his songs "In The Ghetto" and "Don't Cry Daddy". Bobby Goldsboro recorded his song "Watching Scotty Grow". He also appeared in a few movies.
PAUL DAVIS - Singer/songwriter was from Mississippi. He had many hits in the 70's "A Little Bit Of Soap" "Ride 'Em Cowboy" "Thinking Of You" "Superstar" "I Go Crazy" "Darlin' " and "Sweet Life" He would have more hits into the 80's.
Pat's Favorite Song - "I Go Crazy"
Pop trio from NYC had many charted songs in the 70's. "Candida" "Knock Three Times" "I Play And Sing" "Summer Sand" "What Are You Doing Sunday" "Tie A Yellow Ribbon Around The Ole Oak Tree" "Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose" "Who's In The Strawberry Patch With Sally" "Steppin' Out (Gonna Boogie Tonight)" "Look In My Eyes Pretty Woman" "He Don't Love You" and "Mornin' Beautiful" were the biggest hits. They had their own TV variety show 1974-1976.
DEEP PURPLE - They broke through in the late 60's and their early 70's lineup was Ian Gillan vocals, Ritchie Blackmore on guitar, Jon Lord keyboards, Roger Glover bass and Ian Paice drums. Their 70's albums were 'Deep Purple In Rock' 'Fireball' 'Machine Head' '(Purple Passages)' 'Who Do We Think We Are' 'Made In Japan' 'Burn' 'Stormbringer' 'Come Taste The Band' and 'Made In Europe'. The singles were "Black Night" "Strange Kind Of Woman" "Fireball" "Never Before" "Highway Star" "Woman From Tokyo" "Smoke On The Water" "Might Just Take Your Life" and  "Burn". They were a pioneer heavy metal band that were very loud in concert. (See 60's page A-E)
Pat's Favorite Song - "Smoke On The Water"
  Pat's Favorite Album - 'Machine Head'
  Pat's Favorite LP cut - "Space Truckin' " from 'Machine Head'
JOHN DENVER - Born in New Mexico, started out with the Chad Mitchell trio from 1965-1968. Went solo in 1969 and his "Leaving On A Jet Plane" was recorded by Peter, Paul & Mary and became a big hit. His 70's albums were 'Take Me To Tomorrow' 'Poems, Prayers & Promises' 'Aerie' 'Rocky Mountain High' 'Farewell Andromeda' 'John Denver's Greatest Hits' 'Back Home Again' 'An Evening With John Denver' 'Windsong' 'Rocky Mountain Christmas' 'Spirit' 'John Denver's Greatest Hits Volume 2' 'I Want To Live' and 'John Denver'. His 45's were "Take Me Home, Country Roads" "Friends With You" "Goodbye Again" "Rocky Mountain High" "I'd Rather Be A Cowboy" "Farewell Andromeda" "Please Daddy" "Sunshine On My Shoulders" "Annie's Song" "Back Home Again" "Sweet Surrender" "Thank God I'm A Country Boy" "I'm Sorry/Calypso" "Fly Away" "Looking For Space" "It Makes Me Giggle" "Like A Sad Song" "Baby, You Look Good To Me Tonight" "My Sweet Lady" "How Can I Leave You Again" "It Amazes Me" and "I Want To Live". He died in a solo plane crash in 1997.
Pat's Favorite Song - "Rocky Mountain High"
NEIL DIAMOND - He had breakthrough success in the 60's and continued on through the 70's and 80's.
 His 45's were "Shilo" "Soolaimon" "Solitary Man" "Cracklin' Rosie" "He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother" "Do It" "I Am..I Said" "Stones" "Song Sung Blue" "Play Me" "Walk On Water" "Cherry, Cherry (Live)" "Be" "Longfellow Serenade" "I've Been This Way Before" "If You Know What I Mean" "Don't Think....Feel" "Desiree" "You Don't Bring Me Flowers" and "Forever In Blue Jeans". Had 17 charted albums in the 70's with 11 going platinum. (See 60's page A-E)
Pat's Favorite Song - "I Am....I Said"
DIRE STRAITS - Rock group from London led by lead guitarist/lead vocals/songwriter/producer Mark Knopfler. They released 2 studio albums in the 70's 'Dire Straits' and 'Communique'. 45's charted were "Sultans Of Swing" and "Lady Writer". They would have more success in the 80's.
Pat's Favorite Song - "Sultans Of Swing"
DR. HOOK - Pop/rock group from New Jersey led by lead singer Ray Sawyer. They released 7 albums in the 70's and many singles. They were "Sylvia's Mother" "Carry Me, Carrie" "The Cover Of The Rolling Stone" "Roland The Roadie And Gertrude The Groupie" "Life Ain't Easy" "The Millionaire" "Only Sixteen"
"A Little Bit More" "Daddy's Little Girl" "If Not You" "Walk Right In" "Sharing The Night Together" "All The Time In The World" "When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman" and "Better Love Next Time". They would have a few more charted songs in the 80's.
Pat's Favorite Song - "The Cover Of The Rolling Stone"
'Swamp Rock' styled pianist with the gravelly voice is from New Orleans. Had 4 charted songs in the 70's  "Iko Iko" "Right Place, Wrong Time" "Such A Night" and "(Everybody Wanna Get Rich) Rite Away"
  Pat's Favorite Song - "Right Place, Wrong Time"
Pop group from Cincinnati had 3 hits in 70's: "Billy, Don't Be A Hero" "Who Do You Think You Are" and "The Heartbreak Kid"
DONOVAN - Folk singer from Scotland had a few more hits in the 70's. "Riki Tiki Tavi" "Celia Of The Seals" "I Like You" and "Maria Magenta". His album releases were 'Open Road' 'Donovan P. Leitch' 'Cosmic Wheels' 'Essence To Essence' '7-Tease' and 'Slow Down World'. (See 60's page A-E)
  Pat's Favorite Song - "Celia Of The Seals"
  Pat's Favorite LP cut - "Intergalactic Laxative" from 'Cosmic Wheels'
Rock group from San Jose, California. Original lineup was Tom Johnston lead vocals/guitar/keyboard, Patrick Simmons guitar/vocals Tiran Porter bass and John Hartman drums. Group would go through many personnel changes, most notable was Michael McDonald joining in 1975 and Tom Johnston leaving in 1978. Albums released were 'Toulouse Street' 'The Captain And Me' 'What Once Were Vices Are Now Habits' 'Stampede' 'Takin' It To The Streets' 'Best Of The Doobies' 'Livin' On The Fault Line' and 'Minute By Minute'.  45's were "Listen To The Music" "Jesus Is Just Alright" "Rockin' Down The Highway" "Long Train Runnin' " "China Grove" "Another Park, Another Sunday" "Eyes Of Silver" "Nobody" "Black Water" "Take Me In Your Arms (Rock Me)" "Sweet Maxine" "I Cheat The Hangman" "Takin' it To The Streets" "Wheels Of Fortune" "It Keeps You Runnin' " "Little Darling (I Need You)" "Echoes Of Love" "What A Fool Believes" "Minute By Minute" and "Dependin' On You"
  Pat's Favorite Song - "China Grove"
DOORS - Rock group from LA continued their success into the 70's, then lead singer Jim Morrison died
in July 1971. They released 9 albums in the 70's , most notable were 'Morrison Hotel/Hard Rock Cafe' 'Absolutely Live' '13' 'L.A. Woman' 'Other Voices' 'The Best Of The Doors' and 'An American Prayer-Jim Morrison'. 45's were "Roadhouse Blues/You Make Me Real" "Love Her Madly" "Riders On The Storm" "Tightrope Ride" and "The Mosquito". (See 60's page A-E)
  Pat's Favorite Song - "Love Her Madly"
Folk singer from Minnesota continuing his success from the 60's into the 70's with albums such as 'Self Portrait' 'New Morning' 'Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits Vol. II' 'Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid' 'Dylan' 'Planet Waves' (with the Band) 'Before The Flood' (with the Band) 'Blood On The Tracks' 'The Basement Tapes' (with the Band) 'Desire' 'Hard Rain' 'Street-Legal' 'Bob Dylan At Budokan' and 'Slow Train Coming' His 45's were "Wigwam" "Watching The River Flow" "George Jackson" "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" "A Fool Such As I" "On A Night Like This" "Most Likely You Go Your Way" "Tangled Up In Blue/If You See Her, Say Hello" "Hurricane" "Mozambique" and "Gotta Serve Somebody". (See 60's pae A-E)
  Pat's Favorite Song - "Tangled Up In Blue"
  Pat's Favorite Album - 'Blood On The Tracks'
EAGLES - Rock group formed in LA. Original members were Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon. Don Felder joined in 1975, then replaced by Joe Walsh in 1975. Timothy B. Schmit replaced Randy Meisner in 1977. Albums released in the 70's were 'Eagles' 'Desperado' 'On The Border' 'One Of These Nights' 'Eagles/Their Greatest Hits' 'Hotel California' and 'The Long Run'. They disbanded in 1982 and reunited in 1994. The 45's were "Take It Easy" "Witchy Woman" "Peaceful Easy Feelin' " "Tequila Sunrise" "Outlaw Man" "Already Gone" "James Dean" "Best Of My Love" "One Of These Nights" "Lyin' Eyes" "Take It To The Limit" "New Kid In Town" "Hotel California" "Life In The Fast Lane" "Please Come Home For Christmas"  and "Heartache Tonight". They would have a few more hits in the 80's. Glenn Frey and Don Henley had successful solo careers. Joe Walsh already had a successful solo career.
Pat's Favorite Song-  "New Kid In Town"
  Pat's Favorite Album - "Hotel California"
- R & B group from LA featured Maurice White. They released 12 albums in the 70's, with 8 of them going platinum. The singles were "Love Is Life" "Devotion" "Shining Star" "That's The Way Of The World" "Sing A Song" "Can't Hide Love" "Getaway" "Saturday Nite" "Serpentine Fire" "Fantasy" "Got To Get You Into My Life" "September" "Boogie Wonderland" and "After The Love Has Gone". The hits would continue on into the 80's.
  Pat's Favorite Song - "After The Love Has Gone"
EDWARD BEAR -  Pop trio from Toronto had 3 notable songs in the 70's. "You, Me And Mexico" "Last Song" and "Close Your Eyes".
  Pat's Favorite Song - "Last Song" 
ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA - Rock/Orchestral group from England formed by Roy Wood, Jeff Lynne and Bev Bevan from the Move. Wood left after the first album and Jeff Lynne became the leader with many personnel changes through the years. The albums were 'No Answer' 'Electric Light Orchestra II' 'On The Third Day' 'Eldorado' 'Face The Music' 'Ole ELO' 'A New World Record' 'Out Of The Blue' and 'Discovery' The singles were "Roll Over Beethoven" "Showdown" "Ma-Ma-Ma Belle" "Can't Get It Out Of My Head" "Evil Woman" "Strange Magic" "Livin' Thing" "Do Ya" "Telephone Line" "Turn To Stone" "Sweet Talkin' Woman" "Mr. Blue Sky" "It's Over" "Shine A Little Love" "Don't Bring Me Down" and "Confusion". More hit singles and albums would come in the 80's.
  Pat's Favorite Song - "Strange Magic"
  Pat's Favorite Album - "Out Of The Blue"
YVONNE ELLIMAN - Singer from Hawaii had a string of singles chart in the 70's "I Don't Know How To Love Him" "Everything's Alright" "Love Me" "Hello Stranger" "If I Can't Have You" "Moment By Moment" and "Love Pains"  
  Pat's Favorite Song - "If I Can't Have You"
EMERSON, LAKE & PALMER - Classical Rock trio from England. Keith Emerson keyboards, Greg Lake vocals/bass/guitars and Carl Palmer drums. Released 10 albums in the 70's as follows 'Emerson, Lake & Palmer' 'Tarkus' 'Pictures At An Exhibition' 'Trilogy' 'Brain Salad Surgery' 'Welcome Back My Friends..' 'Works, Vol.1' 'Works Vol. 2' 'Love Beach' and 'Emerson, Lake & Palmer In Concert'. The singles were "Lucky Man" "Nutrocker" "From The Beginning" "Still You Turn Me On" and "C'est La Vie" . Group would continue on in the 80's.
Pat's Favorite Song - "From The Beginning"
  Pat's Favorite Album - "Trilogy"
ENGLAND DAN & JOHN FORD COLEY - Pop duo from Texas. They had 8 charted singles in the 70's "I'd Really Love To See You Tonight" "Nights Are Forever Without You" "It's Sad To Belong" "Gone Too Far" "We'll Never Have To Say Goodbye Again" "You Can't Dance" "Love Is The Answer" and "What Can I Do With This Broken Heart". Dan Seals would become a successful country artist.
  Pat's Favorite Song - "I'd Really Love To See You Tonight"
JOHN ENTWISTLE -  Bass player from the Who released 4 solo albums in the 70's 'Smash Your Head Against The Wall' 'Whistle Rhymes' 'Rigor Mortis Sets In' and 'Mad Dog'. His singles were "My Size" "I Wonder" and "Peg Leg Peggy"
  Pat's Favorite Song - "My Size"
Group from England formed in 1969 with 3 members of the Small Faces (Ronnie Lane bass, Ian MacLagen keyboards, and Kenney Jones drums) with Rod Stewart vocals and Ron Wood guitar who left the Jeff Beck group. They released 5 albums in the 70's 'The First Step' 'Long Player' 'A Nod Is As Good As A Wink To A Blind Horse' 'Ooh La La' and 'Snakes & Ladders/Greatest Hits'. Rod Stewart was also releasing solo albums on Mercury records while the Faces were on Warner Brothers records. The singles the Faces had were "Wicked Messenger" "Had Me A Real Good Time" "Maybe I'm Amazed" "Stay With Me" "Cindy Incidentally" "Ooh La La/Borstal Boys" and "You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything". (See Rod Stewart) Group broke up in 1975 with Stewart continuing his solo career, Ron Wood joined the Rolling Stones, Kenney Jones replaced Keith Moon after his death. Ronnie Lane recorded an album with Pete Townshend of the Who. I saw the Faces live 3 times within 3 years.
  Pat's Favorite Song - "You Can Make Me Dance, Sing Or Anything" (Never on any Faces LP)
  Pat's Favorite Album - "A Nod Is As Good As A Wink.."
  Pat's Favorite LP cut - "Silicone Grown"  from 'Ooh La La'
R & B vocal group from LA broke through in the 60's and had many more hits in the 70's. "Blowing Away" "The Girl's Song" "Puppet Man" "Save The Country" "On The Beach" "One Less Bell To Answer" "Love's Lines, Angles & Rhymes" "Light Sings" "Never My Love" "Together Let's Find Love" "(Last Night) I Didn't Get To Sleep At All" "If I Could Reach You" "Living Together, Growing Together" and "Ashes To Ashes" (See 60's page F-M)
Pat's Favorite Song - "One Less Bell To Answer"
FIREFALL - Soft Rock group from Colorado featuring Rick Roberts on vocals. Had 7 charted songs in the 70's as follows "Livin' Ain't Livin' " "You Are The Woman" "Cinderella" "Just Remember I Love You" "So Long" "Strange Way" and "Goodbye, I Love You"
  Pat's Favorite Song - "You Are The Woman"
Satirical comedy enemble from LA released 7 albums in the 70's: 'Don't Crush That Dwarf, Hand Me The Pliers' 'I Think We're All Bozos On This Bus' 'Dear Friends' 'Not Insane Or Anything You Want To' 'The Tale Of The Giant Rat Of Sumatra' 'Everything You Know Is Wrong' and 'Just Folks...A Firesign Chat'
FIVE MAN ELECTRICAL BAND - Rock Group from Ontario, Canada Featuring Les Emmerson on vocals/guitar. The charted songs were  "Signs" "Absolutely Right " "Julianna" "Money Back Guarantee" "I'm A Stranger Here" and "Werewolf"
Pat's Favorite Song - "Signs"
ROBERTA FLACK - R & B singer/pianist was from North Carolina. Her big hit singles were "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face" "Where Is The Love" (with Donny Hathaway) "Killing Me Softly With His Song" "Jesse" "Feel Like Makin' Love" "The Closer I Get To You" (with Donny Hathaway) and "If Ever I See You Again". She would have a few more hits in the 80's and one in the 90's.
  Pat's Favorite Song - "Killing Me Softly With His Song"
White R & B group from Detroit had their first hit in 1969 with "Mind, Body & Soul" They had 3 more singles in the early 70's  "Shades Of Green" "Westbound #9" "I'm Not My Brothers Keeper"
FLEETWOOD MAC - British blues band formed in 1967. Original members were Peter Green guitar, Mick Fleetwood drums, John McVie bass and Jeremy Spencer guitar. Christine McVie joined in 1970 and Bob Welch joined in 1971. Various personnel changes through the years. The band moved to California in 1974, when Lindsey Buckingham guitars/vocals & Stevie Nicks vocals joined the group in early 1975.
The albums released through the 70's were 'Then Play On' 'Kiln House' 'Fleetwood Mac In Chicago' 'Black Magic Woman' 'Future Games' 'Bare Trees' 'Penquin' 'Mystery To Me' 'Heroes Are Hard To Find' 'Vintage Years' 'Fleetwood Mac' 'Rumours' and 'Tusk'. The singles were "Oh Well/The Green Manalishi" "Jewel Eyed Judy" "Sentimental Lady" "Hypnotized" "Over My Head" "Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win)" "Say You Love Me" "Go Your Own Way" "Dreams" "Don't Stop" "You Make Lovin' Fun" and "Tusk". The group would have many more hits in the 80's.
Pat's Favorite Song - "Hypnotized"
  Pat's Favorite Album - "Rumours"
Folk singer/songwriter from Illinois released 4 albums in the 70's 'Souvenirs' 'Captured Angel' Nether Lands' and 'Twin Sons Of Different Mothers' (with Tim Weisberg). His singles were "Part Of The Plan" and "The Power Of Gold". He would have several big hits through the 80's.
JOHN FOGERTY - Lead singer/songwriter/guitarist went solo in 1972 from C.C.R. He released just 2 albums in the 70's "The Blue Ridge Rangers" and "John Fogerty". Had 4 singles chart in the 70's "Jambalaya (On The Bayou)" "Hearts Of Stone" "Rockin' All Over The World" and "Almost Saturday Night" He would return after a long absence in the mid 80's and have more hits. (See CCR in 60's page A-E)
Pat's Favorite Song - "Rockin' All Over The World"
FOGHAT - Rock group from England featured 3 former members of Savoy Brown. Lonesome Dave Peverett vocals/guitar, Tony Stevens bass, and Roger Earl drums. Rod Price was on guitar.They released 9 albums in the 70's 'Foghat' 'Foghat' (yes the 2nd album was the same name as the first) 'Energized' 'Rock And Roll Outlaws' 'Fool For The City' 'Night Shift' 'Foghat Live' 'Stone Blue' and 'Boogie Motel'. The single were "I Just Want To Make Love To You" "What A Shame" "Honey Hush" "Slow Ride" "Fool For The City" Drivin' Wheel" "I'll Be Standing By" "I Just Want To Make Love To You (Live)" "Stone Blue" and "Third Time Lucky". They would release a few more albums in the 80's
FOREIGNER - British-American group formed in NYC. Original lineup Lou Gramm vocals, Mick Jones guitars, Ian McDonald guitars/keyboard, Ed Gagliardi bass, Al Greenwood keyboards and Dennis Elliot drums. Had several personnel changes through the years. Their 70's albums were 'Foreigner' 'Double Vision' and  'Head Games'. The singles were "Feels Like The First Time" "Cold As Ice" "Long, Long Way From Home" "Hot Blooded" "Double Vision" "Blue Morning, Blue Day" "Dirty White Boy" and "Women"
Their success would continue on through the 80's.
Pat's Favorite Song - "Hot Blooded"
  Pat's Favorite Album - 'Double Vision'
  Pat's Favorite LP cut - "I Have Waited So Long" from 'Double Vision'
4 SEASONS - After an incredible string of hits in the 60's, the group would break up in the early 70's with Frankie Valli still recording solo. They would reform in 1975 with different members except for Frankie Valli. They released 5 singles in the 70's, 2 of them were smash hits. 1975's "Who Loves You" and from 1976 "December 1963 (Oh What A Night)". The other songs were "Patch Of Blue"  "Silver Star" "Down The Hall". (See 60's page F-M)
Pat's Favorite Song -"December 1963 (Oh What A Night)"
FOUR TOPS - Popular R & B group from Detroit's Motown sound. Had many hits in the 60's and would continue to release songs in the 70's  "It's All In The Game" "Still Water (Love)" "River Deep-Mountain High" (with the Supremes) "Just Seven Numbers" "MacArthur Park" "Keeper Of The Castle" "Ain't No Woman (Like The One I Got)" "Sweet Understanding Love" "One Chain Don't Make No Prison" and "Midnight Flower". They would have a couple more hits in the early 80's. (See 60's page F-M)
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Ain't No Woman (Like The One I Got)"
PETER FRAMPTON - Rock singer/songwriter/guitarist from England. Joined the Herd and left to help Steve Marriott of Small Faces form Humble Pie. Left Humble Pie for a solo career in 1971. His albums he released in the 70's were 'Wind Of Change' 'Frampton's Camel' 'Somethin's Happening' 'Frampton' 'Frampton Comes Alive' 'I'm In You' and 'Where I Should Be'. His singles were "Jumpin' Jack Flash" "All Night Long" "I Got My Eyes On You" "Somethin's Happenng" "Show Me The Way" "Baby, I Love Your Way" "(I'll Give You)  Money" "Show Me The Way (Live)" "Baby, I Love Your Way (Live)" "Do You Feel Like We Do" "I'm In You" "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" "Tried To Love" and "I Can't Stand It No More"
  Pat's Favorite Song - "Show Me The Way"
ARETHA FRANKLIN - "The Queen Of Soul" continued her success through the 70's with songs "Call Me" "Spirit In The Dark" "Don't Play That Song" "Border Song (Holy Moses)" "You're All I Need To Get By" "Bridge Over Troubled Water" "Spanish Harlem" "Rock Steady" "Day Dreaming" "Master Of Eyes" "Angel" "Until You Come Back To Me" "I'm In Love" and "Something He Can Feel". She had 26 charted singles and 16 charted albums. (See 60's page F-M)
  Pat's Favorite Song - "Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)" 
Jazz/pop/singer/songwriter from California released 4 albums in the 70's 'The Art Of Tea' 'Sleeping Gypsy' 'Burchfield Nines' and 'Tiger In The Rain'. His singles were "Popsicle Toes" "The Lady Wants To Know" "When The Cookie Jar Is Empty" and "Tiger In The Rain". He would release 5 more albums in the 80's.
  Pat's Favorite Song - "The Lady Wants To Know"
  Pat's Favorite Album - 'Sleeping Gypsy'
  Pat's Favorite LP cut - "Down In Brazil" from 'Sleeping Gypsy'
FREE - British rock group formed in the late 60's. Paul Rodgers vocals, Paul Kossoff guitar, Simon Kirke drums, and Andy Fraser bass. Albums released in the 70's were  'Fire And Water' 'Highway' 'Free Live!' 'Free At Last'  'Heartbreaker' and 'Best Of Free'. The singles were "All Right Now" "Stealer" "The Highway Song" "My Brother Jake" " Little Bit Of Love" "Wishing Well" "Come Together In The Morning" "Travelin' In Style".  Paul Rodgers and Simon Kirke formed Bad Company in 1974.
Pat's Favorite Song - "Wishing Well"
Detroit rock group had their breakthrough success in the 70's. After charting in the Detroit area with "Tell Me Why" in 1969, they released the album 'Frijid Pink' in early 1970. The first single, a hard rock psychedelic version of the Animals "House Of The Rising Sun" was a huge hit nationally. The follow up single "Sing A Song For Freedom" did well. Other singles they released didn't do well  "Heartbreak Hotel" "Music For The People" and "Lost Son" got some airplay in the Detroit area.
Pat's Favorite Song - "House Of The Rising Sun"
R & B group led by George Clinton had some hits in the 70's. "I Got A Thing, You Got A Thing, .." "I Wanna Know If It's Good To You" "You And Your Folks, Me And My Folks" and "Can You Get To That" (See 60's page F-M)
PETER GABRIEL - Singer from London was lead singer of Genesis from 1966-75. Released his first solo album in 1977 'Peter Gabriel' featuring  "Solsbury Hill". He would go on to huge success in the 80's and 90's.
JERRY GARCIA - Lead singer/guitarist of Grateful Dead released 4 solo albums in the 70's  'Garcia' 'Garcia' (yes, same title different album) 'Reflections' and 'Cats Under The Stars'. He had one single chart in 1972 "Sugaree".
Pat's Favorite Song - "Sugaree"
ART GARFUNKEL - Singer from New York, half of Simon & Garfunkel duo. Released 4 albums in the 70's 'Angel Clare' 'Breakaway' 'Watermark' and 'Fate For Breakfast'. His singles were "All I Know" "I Shall Sing" "Second Avenue" "I Only Have Eyes For You" "Break Away" and "(What ) A Wonderful World"
Pat's Favorite Song - "All I Know"
MARVIN GAYE - Singer from Washington, D.C. had breakthrough success in Detroit with the Motown Sound. Released 12 albums in the 70's, the most notable 'What's Going On'. His had 21 charted singles in the decade as well  "What's Going On" "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)" "Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)" "Trouble Man" "Let's Get It On" "You're A Special Part Of Me" "Come Get To This" "My Mistake (Was To Love You)" "Distant Lover" "I Want You" and "Got To Give It Up" were the best. (See 60's page F-M)
  Pat's Favorite Song - "What's Going On"
J. GEILS BAND - Rock/blues band from Boston featuring Peter Wolf vocals, J. Geils guitars, Magic Dick Salwitz harmonica, Seth Justman keyboards, Danny Klein bass and Jo Bladd drums. They released 11 albums in the 70's with 2 going gold 'Live-Full House' and 'Bloodshot'. The singles were "First I Look At The Purse" "Looking For A Love/Whammer Jammer" "Give It To Me" "(Ain't Nothin' But A)  House Party" "Make Up Your Mind" "Detroit Breakdown" "Must Of Got Lost" "Love-itis" "Where Did Our Love Go" "You're The Only One" "Surrender" "One Last Kiss" "Take It Back" and "Sanctuary"
Pat's Favorite Song - "Whammer Jammer"
Progressive rock group from England. Peter Gabriel vocals, Mike Rutherford guitar/bass, and Tony Banks keyboards were original members. Gabriel left in 1975. Steve Hackett and Phil Collins joined in 1970. Phil Collins took over vocals for Peter Gabriel, Hackett left in 1977. The albums released in the 70's were 'Selling England By The Pound' 'Genesis Live' 'From Genesis to Revelation' 'The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway' 'A Trick Of The Tail' 'Wind & Wuthering' 'Seconds Out' and "And Then There Were Three'. The singles were "The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway" "Your Own Special Way" and "Follow You, Follow Me." In  1977 the group was a trio with Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford & Tony Banks. They would have mega success in the 80's.
  Pat's Favorite Song - "Follow You, Follow Me"
ANDY GIBB - From England, the younger brother of the Bee Gees hit it big in the late 70's with "I Just Want To Be Your Everything" "(Love Is) Thicker Than Water" "Shadow Dancing" "An Everlasting Love" and "(Our Love) Don't Throw It All Away". He would have a few more hits in the early 80's. Died of heart failure in 1988.
Pat's Favorite Song - "I Just Want To Be Your Everything"
NICK GILDER - Singer from London who moved to Canada at a young age. Was lead singer of group Sweeney Todd, who had a hit with "Roxy Roller" in 1976. His solo songs were "Hot Child In The City" "Here Comes The Night" and "Rock Me"
Pat's Favorite Song - "Hot Child In The City"
GRAND FUNK RAILROAD - Hard rock band from Flint, Michigan. Mark Farner guitar/vocals, Mel Schacher bass and Don Brewer drums. Brewer and Farner were in Terry Knight & The Pack. Schacher was in ? & Mysterians of "96 Tears" fame. Terry Knight was their manager until his firing in 1972. The albums released in the 70's were 'Grand Funk' 'Closer To Home' 'Live Album' 'Survival' 'E Pluribus Funk' 'Mark, Don & Mel 1969-1971' 'Phoenix' 'We're An American Band' 'Shinin' On' 'All The Girls In The World Beware!' 'Caught In The Act' 'Born To Die' 'Good Singin' Good Playin' and 'Grand Funk Hits'. The singles were "High Falootin' Woman" "Heartbreaker" "Inside Looking Out" "Closer To Home" "Mean Mistreater"
"Feelin' Alright" "Gimme Shelter" "People Let's Stop The War" "Footstompin' Music" "Upsetter" "Rock 'N' Roll Soul" "We're An American Band" "Walk Like A Man" "The Loco-Motion" "Shinin' On" "Some Kind Of Wonderful" "Bad Time" "Take Me" "Sally" "Can You Do It" and "Just Couldn't Wait"
Pat's Favorite Song - "We're An American Band"
GRASS ROOTS - Pop/rock group from San Francisco. Broke through in the 60's and continued on in the 70's with more hits. "Walking Through The Country" "Baby Hold On" "Come On And Say It" "Temptation Eyes" "Sooner Or Later" "Two Divided By Love" "Glory Bound" and "The Runway" (See 60's page F-M)
Pat's Favorite Song - "Temptation Eyes"
GRATEFUL DEAD - Psychedelic rock/blues/country band from San Francisco released 16 albums in the 70's. Most Notable were 'Live/Dead' 'Workingman's Dead' 'American Beauty' 'Europe '72' 'The Best of' 'Terrapin Station' 'What A Long Strange Trip It's Been'  and 'Shakedown Street'.  The had a few singles chart "Truckin' " "Sugar Magnolia" "Shakedown Street" and "The Music Never Stopped"  (See 60's page F-M)
Pat's Favorite Song - "Truckin' "
AL GREEN - Soul singer from Arkansas. He had 18 charted singles and 14 albums in the 70's. The big hits were "Tired Of Being Alone" "Let's Stay Together" "Look What You've Done For Me" "I'm Still In Love You" "You Ought To Be With Me" "Call Me(Come Back Home)" "Here I Am (Come And Take Me)" "Livin' For You" "Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)" "L-O-V-E (Love)" "Full Of Fire" and "Keep Me Cryin' "
Pat's Favorite Song - "Let's Stay Together"
HENRY GROSS - Singer from Brooklyn, NY was a former lead singer of Sha-Na-Na. He had 3 songs of
note in the 70's  "One More Tomorrow" "Shannon" and "Springtime Mama".
Pat's Favorite Song - "Shannon"
GUESS WHO - Pop/rock group from Winnipeg, Canada had breakthrough success in the late 60's that would continue on in the 70's. The albums were 'American Woman' 'Share The Land' 'The Best Of The Guess Who' 'So Long, Bannatyne' 'Rockin' 'Live At the Paramount (Seattle)' 'Artificial Pardise' '#10' 'The Best of The Guess Who Vol.II ' 'Road Food' 'Flavours' 'Power in The Music' and 'The Greatest Of The Guess Who'. The singles were "No Time" "American Woman/No Sugar Tonight" "Hand Me Down World" "Share The Land/Bus Rider" "Hang On To Your Life/Do You Miss Me Darlin' " "Albert Flasher/Broken" "Rain Dance" "Sour Suite/Life In The Bloodstream" "Heartbroken Bopper" "Guns, Guns, Guns" "Runnin' Back To Saskatoon" "Orly" "Follow Your Daughter Home" "Glamour Boy" "Star Baby" "Clap For the Wolfman" "Dancin' Fool" "Loves Me Like A Brother" "Seems Like I Can't Live With You.." "Roseanne" and  "When The Band Was Singin' Shakin' All Over" (See 60's page F-M)
  Pat's Favorite Song - "American Woman"
  Pat's Favorite Album - 'Rockin'
  Pat's Favorite LP cuts - "Your Nashville Sneakers" from 'Rockin' and "No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature" from 'American Woman'