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Wayne's Music 23/24 October Labour Weekend listening.

Roadhouse Blues The Doors, one of the singles from Morrison Hotel in 1970.
Love Will Find A Way Pablo Cruise from the 78 album "Worlds Away". It's one of those 70s FM Radio tracks that was thrashed at the time.
Let's Stay Together Al Green - a big one for the Reverend, it stayed on the charts for weeks in 71 and topped the Rhythm and Blues Charts for 9 weeks.
Cinnamon Girl Neil Young from his first album with Crazy Horse. The famous 1970 album "Everybody Knows This Is Knowhere".
Comfortably Numb Pink Floyd - with possibly one of their best known numbers from The Wall in 1979
Ain't No Sunshine Bill Withers with his breakthrough hit in 1971,he was a factory worker making toilet seats for 747's at the time, and this Booker T Jones produced winner changed his life.
Sultans Of Swing the first time I had heard of Dire Straits (the band)
I'll Take You There The Staple Singers - with Mavis Staples inviting us to "seek heaven".
Vienna Billy Joel - inspired by a visit to his father in Vienna when he saw an elderly lady sweeping the streets. Fire And Rain James Taylor with his signature song written at three different stages of his life.
The Ballad Of John And Yoko the song chronicles the events surrounding John lennon's marriage to Yoko Ono Jolene Dolly Parton inspired by 10 year old Jolene who asked Dolly for her autograph.
Don't Fear The Reaper Blue Oyster Cult with the song that deals with the inevitablitiy of death and the belief that we should NOT fear it.
Who'll Stop The Rain Creedence Clearwater Revival …a protest of the Vietnam War from the pen of John Fogerty.

Wayne's Music Sunday 24th October - 1970s albums. PART ONE

Solsbury Hill Peter Gabriel with his first single as a solo artist, inspired by his breakaway from Genesis in anticipation of the challenge ahead.
Never Been To Spain Three Dog Night from the 1971 album Harmony.
50 Ways To leave Your Lover Paul Simon with Phoebe Snow, Patti Austin and Valerie Simpson backing up.
You're My best Friend John Deacon wrote it for his wife Veronica;

Nothin From Nothin' Billy Preston - the child prodigy - maybe you don't remember him playing keyboards for the gospel legend Mahalaia Jackson,then he was with Ray Charles touring band before working with the Beatles on several tracks.
Sugar Magnolia from the 5th Grateful Dead album, American Beauty
Treat her Like A lady Cornelius Brothers and Sister Rose, the family soul group from Florida, originally Carter, Eddie and Rose Cornelius, another sister Billie-Jo Cornelius was added later.
The Devil Went Down To Georgia Charlie Daniels Band with his smash hit in '79, originally entitled "Lonesome Fiddle Blues".
Rhiannon Fleetwood Mac - Stevie Nicks with her song about the old Welsh Witch or Goddess.
I Hear You Knocking Dave Edmunds
Stuck In The Middle With You Stealers Wheel, this hit single came from the debut album in 1972.
Midnight Train To Georgia Gladys Knight Jim Weatherley's wonderful song - a #1 and a Grammy winning vocal performance from Gladys Knight.
Trouble Cat Stevens wrote this one during his long convalescence from TB and a collapsed lung.
Reelin In The Years Steely Dan, with their crisp and exacting arrangements.
No Woman No Cry Bob Marley
Oye Como va Santana
Golden Years David Bowie
Feelin Alright Joe Cocker with the song originally recorded by Traffic in 1968 written by their guitarist Dave Mason.