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Wayne's Music Saturday 8 January 2011. Those sensational 70s.

Wide Eyed And Legless Andy Fairweather Low in 1975, Eric Clapton's faithful backup guitarist and singer in the early days. Lowe formed the Amen Corner in the mid 60s, becoming a rock idol as lead singer of that band, after that broke up, the touring began with George Harrison, as part of Clapton's Band and Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings.

I Who Have Nothing The vocal powerhouse that is Sir Tom Jones, he was awarded his Knighthood in 2006 for his services to music.
My Brother Jake Free in 1971, very influential band in the British Blues Boom.
Stay With Me Blue Mink, four UK session men, a leading songwriter and an in demand female singer pooled their resources in 1969 - the result was one of the best pop bands in the UK in the 70s - BLUE MINK.
Funky Town Lipps Inc in 1979 was Steven Greenberg's project. He produced and wrote all the songs, this standout number from vocalist Cynthia Johnson (Miss Black Minnesota in 1976) got us up and boogying in those disco days.
Meet Me On The Corner folky band Lindisfarne gate-crashed the pop music scene in 1970 and almost immediately established cult status.
Two Pints Of Larger And A Packet Of Crisps Please Splodgenessabounds, high-energy comedy punk band from London starring Baby greensleeves an outrageous backing vocalist, prop supervisor and go go dancer with some of the wildest punk antics of them all in the heyday of the band
Young Gifted And Black Dr Nina Simone, singer, pianist, arranger, composer, Honorary Doctor In Music And Humanities. The High priestess of Soul, and Queen of African-rooted Classical Music, a wonderful story teller who died after a long illness in April 2003.
Music John Miles, the singer who had his own success working with Alan Parsons on his own album in 1976, then performed vocals with Jimmy Page, Joe Cocker and Tina Turner.
For All We Know Shirley Bassey
Spanish Stroll Mink De Ville, a product of the New York Punk scene, a band with Rhythm and Blues at heart.
Spirit In The Sky Norman Greenbaum, with one of the standout one hit wonders of the 70s, and even if you were NOT there you can't help but sing along with Mr Greenbaum's catchy chart-topper.
Tonight The Move In 1971 formed up through the uring of David Bowie. With an exceptionally dynamic and controversial stage act, The Move emerged as one of the UK's finest acts of the 60s and 70s.
10538 Overture Electric Light Orchestra.

Wayne's Music Sunday 9 January 2011. Those sensational 70s..

Question The Moody Blues certainly carved themselves a niche in rock history with over 55 million albums sold, and almost 40 years later, the band is still selling out concert halls world-wide.
Midnight At The Oasis Maria Muldaur with her classic, a staple tune on 70s formats.
We Will Gilbert O'Sullivan in his "Bisto Kid" garb became one of the top acts of the decade, and these past 30 years he's been writing and performing as much as ever, with a new album due out soon!
Lady Styx, always remember the band becoming the first musical act to ever have 4 consecutive triple platinum albums and remain onme of the most popular musical acts in history … most of the 22 albums were massive sellers. Denis Blondie, pop icons of New York's late 70s New Wave scene … the band moves into its 35th anniversary this year. When You Are A King Just one of the many studio groups featuring Tony Burrows .
Long Train Runnin' Doobie Brothers with the first top ten single in 73, helping to launch the California Sound of the 70s.
Smack Water Jack Carol King .The Tapestry became one of the biggest-selling LPs of all time.
Smoke On the water Deep Purple
Lola The Kinks came up with the riff after messing around with open strings on guitars.
Everyone's A Winner Hot Chocolate had at least one hit every year between 1970 and 1984.
I'm Gonna Run Away From You Tammi Lynn, best remembered for this hit song, but her session work with The RollingStones, Dr John and other headliners is legendary.
Chevy Van Sammy Johns, a writer of songs for other people but best known for the one he recorded himself about a loose-loving man who picks up a woman in his Chevy Van - strijking a chord no doubt in the sexually liberated 70s.
It's Like A Sad Old Kind Of Movie Picketty witch with that distinctive voice of Polly Brown

Oh You pretty Thing Peter Noone, the artist known as "Herman" in the 60s the focus of the Group Herman Hermit's - and you know the rest.
The Wonder Of You Elvis Presley was one of his most successful records in the UK ever
Sweet HomeAlabama the group christened the "rock group of America's Working People
Another Day Paul McCartney, the first single of his solo career, recorded in Nw York during the RAM sessions.
Don't Let It Die Hurricane Smith , the owner of the raspy voice and an even raspier saxophone, with his plea "not to let the melody die,
Mama Told Me Not To Come Three Dog Night.
Don't Fear The Reaper Blue Oyster Cult from the album Some Enchanted Evening in 1978.
New World In The Morning Nairobi's famous son, Roger Whittaker wrote a lot of his hit songs when he was a teacher in East Africa
Don't Play That Song Aretha Franklin
Life's Been Good Joe Walsh - still out there entertaining the masses with his infamous guitar licks and quirky songs.
Go All The Way The Raspberries - one of power pops all time great acts, still knocking them dead these days.
Shame Evelyn Champagne King, the Bronx singer dancer who first played Sportin Life in Porgy And Bess and later starred in the 70s play Bubblin Brown Sugar.
All Around My hat Steel Eye Span … I think we've all lost count of just how many Steeleye Span lineups there has been?
The Banner Man Blue Mink with another one of their frothy poppy chart numbers from 1971.
Why Can't We Live Together Timmy Thomas in 1973, a fantastic session man with the Memphis-based Goldwax label before his solo career blossomed with this song.
Make Me Smile Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel in 1975
The Man Who Sold The World Lulu and David Bowie in 1974. <