GERRY RAFFERTY - Singer/songwriter/guitarist from Scotland was formerly in the group Stealer's Wheel.
Released 2 solo albums in the 70's and 1 in the 80's that charted. The albums were 'City To City' and 'Night Owl'. The singles were "Baker Street" "Right Down The Line" "Home And Dry" "Days Gone Down" and Get It Right Next Time". He would have one more charted single in 1980 with "The Royal Mile"
Pat's Favorite Song - "Baker Street"
RAINBOW - Hard rock band from England featuring Ritchie Blackmore guitar and Roger Glover bass formerly of Deep Purple. Had many personnel changes over the years. The albums released in the 70's were "Ritchie Blackmore's R-A-I-N-B-O-W' 'Rainbow Rising' 'On Stage' 'Long Live Rock 'N' Roll' and 'Down To Earth'. The singles were "Man On The Silver Mountain" "Long Live Rock 'n' Roll" and "Since You Been Gone". They would have a few more albums and singles in the 80's.
Pat & Mike's Favorite Song - "Man On The Silver Mountain"
BONNIE RAITT - Stardom wouldn't come to the blues rock singer/guitarist from Califonia until the late 80's and early 90's. She had 6 albums chart in the 70's and 2 singles "Runaway" and "You're Gonna Get What's Coming".
RAMONES - Popular punk rock group from NY in which all non-related members took Ramone as their last name. Joey vocals, Johnny guitar, Dee Dee bass and Tommy drums. Had 4 charted albums in the 70's  'Ramones' 'Leave Home' 'Rocket To Russia' and 'Road To Ruin'. The singles were "Blitzkrieg Bop" "Sheena Is A Punk Rocker" "Rockaway Beach"  "Do You Wanna Dance" and "I Wanna Be Sedated" They would have more hits in the 80's.
Pat's Favorite Song - "I Wanna Be Sedated"
RARE EARTH - Rock group from Detroit signed to a Motown label, (named after the group) featured Pete Rivera drums/vocals. They had 9 charted albums in the 70's  'Rare Earth' 'Ecology' 'One World' 'Rare Earth In Concert' 'Wille Remembers' 'Ma' 'Back To Earth' 'Rare Earth' and 'Band Together'. The charted singles were "Get Ready" "(I Know)  I'm Losing You" "Born to Wander" "I Just Want To Celebrate" "Hey Big Brother" "What I'd Say" "Good Time Sally" "We're Gonna Have A Good Time" "Ma"  and "Warm Ride"
Pat's Favorite Song - "(I Know) I'm Losing You"  long version
   Pat's Favorite Album - 'Ecology'
RASCALS - Group from NYC had break through success in the 60's and would have a few more charted songs in the 70's. "Hold On" "Glory, Glory" and "Love Me"
RASPBERRIES - Pop rock band from Cleveland featured Eric Carmen lead singer/guitar. Had 5 charted albums in the 70's, with the 2 most popular being 'Raspberries' and 'Fresh'. The singles that charted were "Don't Want To Say Goodbye" "Go All the Way" "I Wanna Be With You" "Let's Pretend" "Tonight" "I'm A Rocker" and "Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)". Eric Carmen would have solo success in the 70's and 80's.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Go All The Way"
RATCHELL - Rock group from LA released 2 albums in the 70's 'Ratchell' and 'Ratchell II'. The first album got some airplay on FM, which prompted me to buy it. They released 2 singles "My, My" and "Lazy Lady" neither of which charted. Their sound was somewhat similar to that of America.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "My, My"
LOU RAWLS - Smooth, deep voiced R & B singer from Chicago had hits in the 60's and a few more in the 70's  "A Natural Man" "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine" and "Lady Love"
Pat's Favorite Song - "You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine"
CHRIS REA - Pop/rock singer/songwriter from England woruld have a few hits in the late 70's and a few in the early 80's. "Fool (If You Think It's Over)" "Whatever Happened To Benny Santini?" and "Diamonds"
were the 70's hits.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Fool (If You Think It's Over)"
- Native American group from LA had a few big hits in the 70's  "Maggie" The Witch Queen Of New Orleans" and "Come And Get Your Love". The band featured brothers Lolly Vegas on vocals/guitar and Pat Vegas on lead vocals bass.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Come And Get Your Love"
HELEN REDDY - Pop singer from Australia had 20 charted songs in the 70's, with her most popular being "I Don't Know How To Love Him" "Crazy Love" "No Sad Song" "I Am Woman" "Peaceful" "Delta Dawn" "Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)" "Keep On Singing" "You and Me Against The World" "Angie Baby" "Emotion" "Bluebird" "Ain't No Way To Treat A Lady" "Somewhere In The Night" "I Can't Hear You No More" and "You're My World"
JERRY REED - Country singer/guitarist/songwriter/actor had several charted songs in the 70's with his most popular being "Amos Moses" "When You're Hot, You're Hot" "Ko-Ko Joe" "Another Puff" "Alabama Wild Man" and "Lord, Mr. Ford"
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Amos Moses"
LOU REED - Singer from Long Island, NY was the former lead singer/songwriter of the 60's cult group Velvet Underground. Released 11 solo albums in the 70's with 'Transformer' 'Berlin' 'Rock N Roll Animal'
'Sally Can't Dance' 'Lou Reed Live' 'Coney Island Baby' and 'Rock And Roll Heart' being the most popular. The singles were "Walk On The Wild Side" "Satellite Of Love" and "Sally Can't Dance"   
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Walk On The Wild Side"
- Rock group from Illinois, original members Mike Murphy vocals, Gary Richrath guitars, Neal Doughty keyboards, Gregg Philbin bass and Alan Gratzer drums. Numerous personnel changes through the years with the most notable being Kevin Cronin vocals replacing Mike Murphy in 1978. They had 7 albums chart in the 70's 'Ridin' The Storm Out' 'Lost In A Dream' 'This Time We Mean It' 'R.E.O.' 'REO Speedwagon Live' 'You Can Tune A Piano, But You Can't Tuna Fish' and 'Nine Lives'. The singles were "Sophisticated Lady" "Ridin' The Storm Out" "Reelin' " "Keep Pushin' " "Ridin' The Storm Out (Live)" "Roll With The Changes" "Time For Me To Fly" and "Only The Strong Survive". Their biggest album 'Hi-Infidelity' would be released in late 1980 and become a huge hit.
Pat's Favorite Song - "Time For Me To Fly"
PAUL REVERE & RAIDERS - Rock group from Idaho had most of their hits in the 60's and continued have a few more singles in the 70's  "Just Seventeen" "Indian Reservation" "Birds Of A Feather" Country Wine" "Powder Blue Mercedes Queen" "Song Seller" and "Love Music"
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Indian Reservation"
CHARLIE RICH - Country singer from Arkansas known as the 'Silver Fox' had many hits on the country charts and had a few big hits on the pop charts as well in the 70's  "Behind Closed Doors" "There Won't Be Anymore" "A Very Special Love Song" "I Love My Friend" and "Everytime You Touch Me (I Get High)"
CLIFF RICHARD - Pop singer born in India and raised in England. He was a huge star in England since the late 50's and didn't have a big hit in the USA until the 70's.  "Devil Woman" and "We Don't Talk Anymore" were the biggest hits for him. He would have more hits into the 80's.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Devil Woman"
After the duo's (Bill Medley and Bobby Hatfield) huge success in the 60's, they would have a dry spell from 1967 until their comeback in 1974. "Rock  And Roll Heaven" "Give It To The People" and "Dream On" were the 3 hits they had.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Rock And Roll Heaven"
JOHNNY RIVERS - Singer born in NYC and raised in Louisiana. Had huge break through success in the 60's and would have a few more hits into the 70's.  "Rockin' Pneumonia-Boogie Woogie Flu" "Blue Suede Shoes" "Help Me Rhonda" "Swayin' To The Music (Slow Dancin')" and "Curious Mind"
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Swayin' To The Music (Slow Dancin')"
Smooth lead singer from Detroit left the Miracles in 1972 for a solo career. His singles were "Sweet Harmony" "Baby Come Close" "Baby That's Backatcha" "The Agony And The Ecstasy" "Quiet Storm" "There Will Come A Day" and "Cruisin' "
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Cruisin' "
Singer from Houston started out in jazz, went to folk music, was in the New Christy Minstrels and the First Edition. Started solo career in 1973 with country music that crossed over to the pop charts. The hit singles were  "Something's Burning" "Tell It All Brother" "Heed the Call" "Lucille" "Daytime Friends" "Sweet Music Man" "Love Or Something Like It" "The Gambler" "She Believes In Me" and "You Decorated My Life". He would have more big hits through the 80's. Acted in many movies.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Tell It All Brother"
ROLLING STONES - Rock group from London hit it big with the British Invasion in 1964 and had many big hits and albums through the 60's. The 70's lineup was Mick Jagger vocals, Keith Richards guitar, Bill Wyman bass, Charlie Watts drums and Mick Taylor guitar. Ron Wood would replace Mick Taylor in 1975.
 The albums were 'Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out' 'Sticky Fingers' 'Hot Rocks 1964-1971' 'Exile On Main Street' 'More Hot Rocks' 'Goats Head Soup' 'It's Only Rock 'N' Roll' 'Made in The Shade' 'Metamorphosis' 'Black And Blue' 'Love You Live' and 'Some Girls'. The singles were "Brown Sugar" "Wild Horses" "Tumbling Dice" "Happy/All Down The Line" "You Can't Always Get What You Want" "Angie" "Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)" "It's Only Rock 'N' Roll" "Ain't Too Proud To Beg" "I Don't Know Why" "Out Of Time" "Fool To Cry" "Miss You" and "Beast Of Burden" 
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Angie"
   Pat's Favorite Album - "Exile On Main Street"
   Pat's Favorite LP cut - "Can't You Hear Me Knockin' " from 'Sticky Fingers'
LINDA RONSTADT - Singer born in Arizona and moved to LA in 1964.Was in the group Stone Poneys and had one big hit in 1967 "Different Drum". Went solo in 1968. Break through came in 1974 with the 'Heart Like A Wheel' album. Her albums in the 70's were 'Silk Purse' 'Linda Ronstadt' 'Don't Cry Now' 'Different Drum' 'Heart Like A Wheel' 'Prisoner In Disguise' 'Hasten Down The Wind' 'Greatest Hits' 'A Retrospective' 'Simple Dreams' and 'Living In The USA'. Her singles were "Long, Long Time" "Love Has No Pride" "Silver Threads And Golden Needles" "You're No Good" "When Will I Be Loved" "It Doesn't Matter Anymore" "Heat Wave" "Love Is A Rose" "Tracks Of My Tears" "That'll Be The Day" "Someone To Lay Down Beside Me" "Lose Again" "Blue Bayou" "It's So Easy" "Poor Poor Pitiful Me" "Tumbling Dice" "Back In The U.S.A." "Ooh Baby Baby" and "Just One Look". She would have a few more songs in the 80's and 90's.
Pat's Favorite Song - "You're No Good"
   Pat's Favorite Album - 'Heart Like A Wheel'
ROSE ROYCE - R & B group from LA had 6 charted songs in the 70's "Car Wash" "I Wanna Get Next To You" "I'm Going Down" "Do Your Dance" "Ooh Boy" and "Love Don't Live Here Anymore"
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Car Wash"
DIANA ROSS - Singer from Detroit had mega success with Motown group Supremes. Left to go solo in 1969. Had 23 charted singles and 15 charted albums in the 70's. Her biggest albums of the 70's were 'Lady Sings The Blues' 'Touch Me In The Morning' 'Diana Ross' and 'Baby it's Me'. Her singles were "Reach Out And Touch" "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" "Remember Me" "Reach Out I'll Be There" "Surrender" "I'm Still Waiting" "Good Morning Heartache" "Touch Me In The Morning" "You're A Special Part Of Me" (with Marvin Gaye)  "Last Time I Saw Him" "My Mistake (Was To Love You)" (with Marvin Gaye)  "Sleepin' " "Don't Knock My Love" (with Marvin Gaye) "Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)" "I Thought It Took A Little Time" "Love Hangover" "One Love in My Lifetime" "Gettin' Ready For Love" "You're Love Is So Good For Me" "You Got It" "Ease On Down The Road" (with Michael Jackson) "Pops, We Love You" (with Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and Stevie Wonder) and"The Boss" . Brother Terry's all-time favorite artist.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Theme from Mahogany"
ROXY MUSIC - Rock band from England featured Bryan Ferry vocals/keyboards. Had 6 charted albums in the 70's. The singles were "Love Is The Drug" and "Dance Away"
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Love Is The Drug"
TODD RUNDGREN - Singer/songwriter/musician/producer/engineer was born in Pennsylvania. Was leader of groups Nazz and Utopia. Had 8 charted albums in the 70's, his biggest being 'Something/Anything?' His singles were "We Gotta Get You A Woman" "Be Nice To Me" "A Long Time, A Long Way To Go" "I Saw The Light" "Couldn't I Just Tell You" "Hello it's Me" "A Dream Goes On Forever" "Real Man" "Good Vibrations" and "Can We Still Be Friends"
  Pat's Favorite Song - "We Gotta Get You A Woman"
  Pat's Favorite LP cut - "It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference" from 'Something/Anything?'
RUSH - Hard rock trio from Toronto featured Geddy Lee vocals/bass  Alex Lifeson guitar and Neil Peart on drums. Had 8 charted albums in the 70's which all got extensive FM play. 'Rush' 'Fly By Night' 'Caress of Steel' '2112' 'All the World's A Stage' 'A Farewell To Kings' 'Archives' and 'Hemispheres'. The singles were "In The Mood" "Fly By Night" and "Closer To The Heart" More hit albums and singles in the 80's.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Fly By Night"
LEON RUSSELL - Born in Oklahoma, he became a prolific sessionman in the 60's. Was involved with Phil Spector's 'Wall Of Sound' sessions. Was a song arranger for Gary Lewis & Playboys. He formed his own record label Shelter records in 1970. He had 13 charted albums in the 70's, most notable were 'Leon Russell' 'Leon Russell & The Shelter People" "Asylum Choir II' 'Carny' 'Leon Live' 'Hank Wilson's Back' 'Stop All That Jazz' 'Will O' The Wisp' 'Wedding Album' and 'Best Of Leon'. The singles were "A Song For You" "A Hard Rain's A Gonna Fall" "Tryin' To Stay Alive" "Tight Rope" "This Masquerade" "Me And Baby Jane" "Queen Of The Roller Derby" "Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms" "If I Were A Carpenter" "Lady Blue" "Back To The Island" and "Rainbow In Your Eyes"
Pat's Favorite Song - "Tight Rope"
   Pat's Favorite Album - 'Carny'
SANTANA - Latin-Rock group from San Francisco led by Carlos Santana. Appearance at the Woodstock festival in 1969 helped the group break through. Had 12 charted albums in the 70's with 6 going platinum and 6 going gold. The big albums were 'Santana' 'Abraxas' 'Santana III' 'Caravnserai' 'Welcome' 'Santana's Greatest Hits' 'Borboletta' 'Amigos' 'Festival' 'Moonflower' 'Inner Secrets' and 'Marathon'. He also had 4 solo albums charting 'Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles Live!' 'Love Devotion Surrender' with John McLaughlin) 'Illuminations' (with Alice Coltrane) and 'Oneness/Silver Dreams-Golden Reality'  The singles were "Evil Ways" "Black Magic Woman" "Oye Como Va" "Everybody's Everything" "No One To Depend On" "Them Changes" (with Buddy Miles) "Let It Shine" "She's Not There" "Well All Right" and "Stormy". Would have more hits in the 80's and 90's.
Pat's Favorite Song - "Black Magic Woman"
   Pat's Favorite Album - "Abraxas"
SAVOY BROWN - Blues-rock group from England featuring Ken Simmonds on guitar and an everchanging lineup. The albums in the 70's were 'Raw Sienna' 'Looking In' 'Street Corner Talking' 'Hellbound Train' 'Lion's Share' 'Jack The Toad' 'Boogie Brothers' and 'Wire Fire'. The singles were "Tell Mama" "Lost And Lonely Child" and "Shot in The Head"
Pat's Favorite Song - "Tell Mama"
Dimunitive singer from England had a few hits in the 70's. "Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance)" "One Man Band" "You Make Me Feel Like Dancing" "When I Need You" "How Much Love" "Thunder In My Heart" "Easy To Love" and "Raining in My Heart". He would have 2 more big hits in the 80's. "More Than I Can Say" and "Living In A Fantasy"
Pat's Favorite Song - "When I Need You"
BOZ SCAGGS - Singer born in Ohio and raised in Texas, was a former member of the Steve Miller Band.
He had 7 charted albums in the 70's, the most notable were 'Slow Dancer' 'Silk Degrees' and 'Down two Then Left'. His singles were "It's Over" "Lowdown" "What Can I Say" "Lido Shuffle" "Hard Times" and "Hollywood". He would have several more hits in the 80's.
   Pat's Favorite Song -"Lido Shuffle"
SEALS & CROFTS - Soft-rock duo Jim Seals & Dash Crofts had several hits in the 70's. "Summer Breeze" "Hummingbird" "Diamond Girl" "We May Never Pass This Way Again" "I'll Play For You" "Get Closer" "Baby, I'll Give It To You" "My Fair Share" and "You're The Love"
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Summer Breeze"
NEIL SEDAKA - Pop singer/songwriter/pianist had many hits in the late 50's and in the early 60's. Thanks to Elton John, who signed him to his Rocket records label, Neil would have several hits in the 70's. "Laughter In The Rain" "The Immigrant" "That's When The Music Takes Me" "Bad Blood" (with Elton John)" "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" "Love In The Shadows" "Steppin' Out" and "Amarillo"
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Bad Blood"
BOB SEGER - Detroit's native son finally broke out in the 70's after years of trying. He had many local hits in the 60's and early 70's. His 70's albums were 'Mongrel' 'Brand New Morning' 'Smokin' O.P.'s' 'Back In '72' 'Seven' 'Beautiful Loser' 'Live Bullet' 'Night Moves' and 'Stranger In Town'. The singles were "Lucifer" "Lookin' Back" "Midnight Rider" "If I Were A Carpenter" "Who Do You Love" "Rosalie" "Need Ya" "Get Out Of Denver" "U.M.C.(Upper Middle Class)" "Beautiful Loser" "Katmandu" "Nutbush City Limits" "Travelin' Man (Live)" "Nutbush City Limits (Live)" "Night Moves" "Mainstreet" "Rock And Roll Never Forgets" "Still The Same" "Hollywood Nights"  "We've Got Tonite" and "Old Time Rock & Roll". He would have several more hits in the 80's. The 'Live Bullet' album in 1975 helped him break through nationally.
Pat's Favorite Song - "Night Moves"
   Pat's Favorite Album - 'Back In '72'
   Pat's Favorite LP cut - "Turn The Page" from 'Back In '72' (studio version)
BOBBY SHERMAN - Teeny-bopper singer from California had a few charted songs in the 70's. "La La La (If I Had You)" "Easy Come, Easy Go" "Hey, Mister Sun" "Julie Do Ya Love Me" "Cried Like A Baby" and "The Drum"
SHOCKING BLUE- Dutch rock group featuring Mariska Veres on vocals and Robbie van Leeuwen on guitar. The singles were "Venus" "Mighty Joe" "Long And Lonesome Road" and "Never Marry A Railroad Man". Group would continue to record through the 70's with no more charting success in the USA.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Mighty Joe"
CARLY SIMON - Singer/songwriter/guitarist from NYC. Had 15 charted singles in the 70's and 9 charted albums with 3 going platinum and 2 gold. The most notable albums were 'Carly Simon' 'Anticipation' 'No Secrets' 'Hotcakes' 'Playing Possum' 'The Best Of Carly Simon' 'Another Passenger' and 'Boys In The Trees'. The singles were "That's The Way I've Always Heard it Should Be" "Anticipation" "Legend In Your Own Time" "You're So Vain" "The Right Thing To Do/"We Have No Secrets" "Mockingbird" (with James Taylor) "Haven't Got Time For The Pain" "Attitude Dancing" "Waterfall" "More And More" "It Keeps You Runnin' " "Nobody Does It Better" "You Belong To Me" "Devoted To You" (with James Taylor) and "Vengeance".
   Pat's Favorite Song - "You're So Vain"
Born in New Jersey and raised in Queens, NY. Met Art Garfunkel in high school. Had break through success with Simon & Garfunkel in 1965. The broke up in 1971 with Paul Simon having 5 charted albums in the 70's. 'Paul Simon' 'There Goes Rhymin' Simon' 'In Concert/Live Rhymin' 'Still Crazy After All These Years' and 'Greatest Hits, etc.'. The singles were "Mother And Child Reunion" "Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard" "Duncan" "Kodachrome" "Loves Me Like A Rock" "American Tune" "Gone At Last" "50 Ways To Leave Your Lover" "Still Crazy After All These Years" "Slip Slidin' Away" and "(What A) Wonderful World" (with Art Garfunkel and James Taylor). Many more hits in the 80's.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard"
SIMON & GARFUNKEL - Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel had many hit singles nd albums in the 60's and would have one more huge album together in 1970 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' before their split. The singles were "Bridge Over Troubled Water" "Cecilia" "El Condor Pasa" "For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her" "America" and "My Little Town"
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Cecilia"
SLADE - Hard rock group from England featured Noddy Holder on vocals. Had 5 charted albums in the 70's and their singles were "Get Down And Get With It" "Take Me Back 'Ome" "Mama Weer All Crazee Now" "Gudbuy T' Jane" "Cum On Feel The Noise" and "How Does It Feel". They would have a few more hits in the 80's.
    Pat's Favorite Song - "Gudbuy T' Jane"
SLY & FAMILY STONE -Psychedelic soul group from San Francisco featuring Sylvester 'Sly' Stewart on vocals/keyboards. Had their break through success in the late 60's. Had 10 charted singles in the 70's "Everybody Is A Star"/"Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)" "I Want To Take You Higher" "Family Affair" "Runnin' Away" "Smilin' " "If You Want Me To Stay" "Time For Livin' " and "Loose Booty".
Pat's Favorite Song - "Thank You"
Highly influential singer/songwriter/poet was born in Chicago and raised in New Jersey.
She had 4 charted albums in the 80's 'Horses' 'Radio Ethiopia' 'Easter' and 'Wave'. The singles were "Because The Night" and "Frederick". Was married to former MC5 guitarist Fred 'Sonic' Smith until his death in 1994.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Because The Night"
SMOKIE -English rock group that featured Chris Norman on vocals. 3 charted singles "If You Think You Know How To Love Me" "Living Next Door To Alice" and "Needles And Pins". Chris Norman also dueted with Suzi Quatro on "Stumblin' In"
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Living Next Door To Alice"
The husband & wife duo had 4 charted songs in the 70's before they divorced in 1974. The songs were "All I Ever Need Is You" "A Cowboys Work Is Never Done" "When You Say Love" and Mama Was A Rock And Roll Singer..."
SPINNERS - R & B group from Detroit had many big hits through the 70's "It's A Shame" "I'll Be Around" "Could It Be I'm Falling In Love" "One Of A Kind (Love Affair)" "Ghetto Child" "Mighty Love" "I'm Coming Home" "Then Came You" (with Dionne Warwicke) "Love Don't Love Nobody" "They Just Can't Stop It (Games People Play)" "Love Or Leave" and "The Rubberband Man" were the best.Would have a few more hits in the 80's.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "It's A Shame"
SPIRIT - California rock group with members Jay Ferguson lead singer, Mark Andes bass, Ed Cassidy drums, Randy California guitar and John Locke keyboards. Had 7 charted albums in the 70's. Their singles were "Nature's Way" "1984" "Animal Zoo" and "Mr. Skin" 
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Nature's Way"
Singer/songwriter/guitarist/actor born in Australia. He would have mild success in the 70's with 3 songs, "Speak To The Sky" "What Would The Children Think" and "Take A Hand". In the early 80's he would achieve stardom with many big hits.
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN - 'The Boss' was born and raised in New Jersey. The rock/singer/songwriter/guitarist started the 'E' Street Band in 1973. His 70's albums were 'Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.' 'The Wild, The Innocent And The 'E' Street Shuffle' 'Born To Run' and 'Darkness On The Edge Of Town'. The singles were "Born To Run" "Tenth Avenue Freeze Out" "Prove It All Night" and  "Badlands". He would achieve mega stardom in the 80's and 90's.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Tenth Avenue Freeze Out"
JIM STAFFORD - Singer/songwriter/guitarist from Florida. Had 8 charted singles in the 70's. "Swamp Witch" "Spiders & Snakes" "My Girl Bill" "Wildwood Weed" "Your Bulldog Drinks Champagne" "I Got Stoned And I Missed It" "Jasper" and "Turn Loose Of My Leg"
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Wildwood Weed"
STAMPEDERS - Rock group from Calgary had a few big hits in the 70's thanks to CKLW in Windsor playing their songs to the Detroit audience.  "Sweet City Woman" "Devil You" "Wild Eyes" and "Hit The Road Jack" were the songs.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Devil You"
STAPLE SINGERS -  R & B family group featuring Roebuck 'Pop' Staples, his daughters Cleotha,Yvonne and Mavis and son Pervis. Their 70's hits were "Heavy Makes You Happy" "Respect Yourself" "I'll Take You There" "This World" "Oh La De Da" "If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)" "Touch A Hand, Make A Friend" and "Let's Do It Again"
STARBUCK - Pop/rock group from Atlanta featuring Bruce Blackman vocals/keyboards. Their 70's songs were "Moonlight Feels Right" "I Got To Know" "Lucky Man" "Everybody Be Dancin' " and "Searchin' For A Thrill". Blackman was in the 60's group Eternity's Children who did "Mrs. Bluebird" in 1968.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Moonlight Feels Right"
RINGO STARR - Beatle drummer from Liverpool, England had some pretty good solo songs in the 70's.
"It Don't Come Easy" "Back Off Boogaloo" "Photograph" "You're Sixteen" "Oh My My" "Only You" "No No Song" "It's All Down To Goodnight Vienna" "A Dose Of Rock 'N' Roll" and "Hey Baby". He had 2 big albums  'Ringo' and 'Goodnight Vienna'. The other 3 ex-Beatles would back him up on various songs, although not at the same time.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "It Don't Come Easy"
STARZ - Rock group from NYC had mild success in the late 70's with 6 charted singles. "Cherry Baby" "Sing It, Shout It" "(Anyway That You Want It) I'll Be There" "Hold On To The Night" and "So Young, So Bad"
Pat's Favorite Sog - "Cherry Baby"
Group from Scotland led by Gerry Rafferty. Had 3 singles chart in the 70's. "Stuck In The Middle With You" "Everyone's Agreed That Everything Will Turn Out Fine" and "Star". Rafferty would also have solo success in the late 70's.
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Stuck In The Middle With You"
STEELY DAN - Pop/Jazz group from LA featuring Donald Fagen and Walter Becker with an everchanging musicians. Had 7 albums chart in the 70's with 6 going platinum and 1 gold. The albums were 'Can't Buy A Thrill' 'Countdown To Ecstasy' 'Pretzel Logic' 'Katy Lied' 'The Royal Scam' 'Aja' and 'Greatest Hits'. They would have one more huge album 'Gaucho' in 1980. The singles were "Do It Again" "Reeling In The Years" "Show Biz Kids" "My Old School" "Rikki, Don't Lose That Number" "Pretzel Logic" "Black Friday" "Kid Charlemagne" "The Fez" "Peg" "Deacon Blues" "FM (No Static At All)" and "Josie"
Pat's Favorite Song - "Do It Again"
   Pat's Favorite Album - 'Can't Buy A Thrill'
   Pat's Favorite LP cuts - "Dirty Work" and "Midnite Cruiser" from 'Can't Buy A Thrill'
STEPPENWOLF - Hard rock group from LA featuring John Kay lead singer/guitar. Had break through success in the late 60's with "Born To Be Wild" and "Magic Carpet Ride". The 70's singles were "Monster" "Hey Lawdy Mama" "Screaming Night Hog" "Who Needs Ya" "Snow Blind Friend" "Ride With Me" "For Ladies Only" "Straight Shootin' Woman" and "Smokey Factory Blues". John Kay would have a solo hit in the 70's with "I'm Movin" On". The hit albums were 'Monster' 'Live' 'Steppenwolf 7' 'Gold/Their Great Hits' and 'For Ladies Only'.
Pat's Favorite Song - "Snow Blind Friend"
   Pat's Favorite LP cut - "Foggy Mental Breakdown" from 'Steppenwolf 7'
CAT STEVENS - Singer/songwriter/guitarist born in London broke through in the early 70's with albums 'Tea For The Tillerman' 'Mona Bone Jakon' 'Matthew & Son/New Masters' 'Teaser And The Firecat' 'Catch Bull At Four' 'Foreigner' "Buddha And The Chocolate Box' 'Greatest Hits' 'Numbers' 'Izitso' and 'Back To Earth'.  His singles were "Wild World" "Moon Shadow" "Peace Train" "Morning Has Broken" "Sitting" "The Hurt" "Oh Very Young" "Another Saturday Night" "Ready" "Two Fine People" "Banapple Gas" "(Remember The Days Of The) Old Schoolyard" "Was Dog A Doughnut" and "Bad Brakes".
   Pat's Favorite Song - "Moon Shadow"
   Pat's Favorite Album - "Tea For The Tillerman"
   Pat's Favorite LP cuts - "Bitterblue" from 'Teaser And The Firecat' "Father & Son" and "Where Do The Children Play" from 'Tea For The Tillerman' 
RAY STEVENS - Novelty singer from Georgia had many hits in the 60's and 14 more charted songs in the 70's. He would have a few serious songs as well. "Everything Is Beautiful" "America, Communicate With Me" "Bridget The Midget" "The Streak" "Moonlight Special" "Indian Love Call" "In The Mood" (Henhouse Five Plus Two) and "I Need Your Help Barry Manilow"
   Pat's Favorite Song - "In The Mood"