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Wayne's Music 22/23 October 2011. 1970s.

Come Sail Away Styx from the 7th album "The Grand Illusion in '77. The track became the regular closing track during the band's live set before the encore, and it helped the album achieve multi platinum sales by 1978.

The Chain Fleetwood Mac, with their collaborative effort during the Rumours -era.
Lights Journey, written by Steve Perry about his the band's city of origin, San Francisco.
Life's Been Good` ` This is Joe Walsh's humorous look at the spoils of fame and fortune associated with being a Rock Star.
School Supertramp, from one of my favourite 70s albums, "Crime Of The Century", which kick started the band's run of critical and commercial success.
Do You Feel Like We Do Peter Frampton, with the hit single originally from his Frampton's Camel album in '73.

The Real me The Who from their second full-scale rock opera Quadrophenia.

The Year Of The cat Al Stewart with his masterpiece. From his 7th album, which was engineered by Alan Parsons in 1976.
Blackwater The Doobie brothers from the album "Vices". the memorable refrain, "I'd like to hear some funky Dixieland, pretty mama come and take me by the hand"; climbed to the top of the charts in March 1975;
This Town Ain't Big Enough For The Both Of us
Sparks crashed the scene in '74 with this opening track on the album Kimono My House
Hope You're Feeling Better Santana, with the song written by the band's lead singer Greg Rolie.

Wayne's Music Sunday 23 October 2011. 1970s. PART ONE

Running On Empty Jackson Browne. Whew, I wouldn't mind a dollar or two for every time this classic 70s album has been re-released, remastered, re-mixed.
Virginia Plain Roxy Music, were flying down to Rio with the debut single in 72.
Shower The people James Taylor, the first non-British performer signed to the Beatles Apple label during his stay in London in the late sixties.
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
The Beatles, one of the great numbers written by "the Quiet Beatle" who wasn't all that quiet according to Martin Scorsese's new documentary and book about the life of George Harrison.


All The Young Dudes Mott The Hoople with one of Glam Rock's anthems … what a brilliant song from 1972.

Kashmir Led Zeppelin with the BIG one from the 6th Album, "Physical Graffiti" in 1975.

Life On Mars David Bowie, on Hunky Dory with piano work on the track by Rick Wakeman, and guitarist Mick Ronson who created one of his first and best string parts. Freedom From The Stallion The Hues Corporation, Santa Monica's favourite soul trio in the seventies, with the first single when they signed with RCA in 1972.
Mother Whale Eyeless Brian Eno

Macbeth John Cale , a founding member of The Velvet Underground, and he has had an amazing solo career. Fool If You Think It's Over Chris Rea.
Killer Queen Queen

Layla Derek and The Dominoes.
You're Only Lonely J D Souther from his third album, with a who's who guest list - Phil Everly, Jackson Browne (on vocals)' Glen Frey from The Eagles, John Sebastian plays harmonica, Don felder on guitar and Michael Botts on drums … one of the great pop albums from 1979.
More Than A feeling Boston . It's writer Tom Scholz' biggest hit, which took him five years to complete.
Lola The Kinks. A big single for the band it allowed them to negotiate a new contract with RCA, build their own London studio, and assume more creative and managerial control over their work.