Inside Rock

Memorable Moments: 1970s (Part 2)

December 31, 2020 JabberGuys Season 1 Episode 7
Inside Rock
Memorable Moments: 1970s (Part 2)
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Inside Rock
Memorable Moments: 1970s (Part 2)
Dec 31, 2020 Season 1 Episode 7
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In Part 2 of the 1970s, the JabberGuys cover memorable moments from 1975-1979 of Rock's greatest decade.

David Bowie
Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

1975
‘Young Americans’ – hits the USA
‘Fame’ written by Bowie and Lennon

Zeppelin – Swan Song records

Bruce Springsteen
Cover of Time and Newsweek

Disco
Donna Summer
Bee Gees – Saturday Night Fever
Queex makes a 70s fashion statement 

Fleetwood Mac – “Rumours”
Nazareth – “Hair of the Dog”
Aerosmith - “Toys in the Attic”
Eagles – “One of These Nights”
Kiss – “Alive”
Queen – “A Night at the Opera” 

1976
Eagles (Feb) – "Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975"
Overtakes ‘Thriller’ in album sales
‘Hotel California’ released in December 1976
Felder and Frey

Cha is still looking for a “Menudo’s Greatest Hits” album (?)

Boston
Tom Scholz recorded the debut album in his basement

ELO
“Livin’ Thing”
“Roll Over Beethoven”
Queex was ripped on his ‘OLE’ album

1977
Pre-recorded cassettes equal vinyl sales 

Cha remembers - Soundtrack from ‘The Jungle Book’ (1967) 

The King is dead (Aug 16) – Elvis remembered
Health advice from Cha 

Marc Bolan dies in a car accident (T-Rex) 

Lynyrd Skynyrd (Oct 20) plane crash 

1978
Saturday Night Fever – Seven #1 singles
Second best-selling soundtrack
(Urban Cowboy - Stand By Me – Mickey Gilley)

Keith Moon dies (Sept 7) 

Bruce is back! 

Terry Kath (Chicago) accidently shoots himself

Ted Nugent – “Let me autograph your arm with this knife” 

Eddie Van Halen and David Lee Roth 

Barry Gibb’s consecutive #1s
1)    Stayin’ Alive – Bee Gees
2)    Love is Thicker Than Water – Andy Gibb
3)    Night Fever – Bee Gees
4)    If I Can’t Have You – Yvonne Elliman 

1979
The SONY Walkman 

BetamaxVHS8-track 

Disco continues…
Bee Gees
Donna Summer
Blondie
Rod Stewart 

The WHO concert tragedy in Cincinnati, Ohio

Barry Manilow
Huge success in the 1970s 

Neil Diamond 

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Show Notes

In Part 2 of the 1970s, the JabberGuys cover memorable moments from 1975-1979 of Rock's greatest decade.

David Bowie
Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars

1975
‘Young Americans’ – hits the USA
‘Fame’ written by Bowie and Lennon

Zeppelin – Swan Song records

Bruce Springsteen
Cover of Time and Newsweek

Disco
Donna Summer
Bee Gees – Saturday Night Fever
Queex makes a 70s fashion statement 

Fleetwood Mac – “Rumours”
Nazareth – “Hair of the Dog”
Aerosmith - “Toys in the Attic”
Eagles – “One of These Nights”
Kiss – “Alive”
Queen – “A Night at the Opera” 

1976
Eagles (Feb) – "Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975"
Overtakes ‘Thriller’ in album sales
‘Hotel California’ released in December 1976
Felder and Frey

Cha is still looking for a “Menudo’s Greatest Hits” album (?)

Boston
Tom Scholz recorded the debut album in his basement

ELO
“Livin’ Thing”
“Roll Over Beethoven”
Queex was ripped on his ‘OLE’ album

1977
Pre-recorded cassettes equal vinyl sales 

Cha remembers - Soundtrack from ‘The Jungle Book’ (1967) 

The King is dead (Aug 16) – Elvis remembered
Health advice from Cha 

Marc Bolan dies in a car accident (T-Rex) 

Lynyrd Skynyrd (Oct 20) plane crash 

1978
Saturday Night Fever – Seven #1 singles
Second best-selling soundtrack
(Urban Cowboy - Stand By Me – Mickey Gilley)

Keith Moon dies (Sept 7) 

Bruce is back! 

Terry Kath (Chicago) accidently shoots himself

Ted Nugent – “Let me autograph your arm with this knife” 

Eddie Van Halen and David Lee Roth 

Barry Gibb’s consecutive #1s
1)    Stayin’ Alive – Bee Gees
2)    Love is Thicker Than Water – Andy Gibb
3)    Night Fever – Bee Gees
4)    If I Can’t Have You – Yvonne Elliman 

1979
The SONY Walkman 

BetamaxVHS8-track 

Disco continues…
Bee Gees
Donna Summer
Blondie
Rod Stewart 

The WHO concert tragedy in Cincinnati, Ohio

Barry Manilow
Huge success in the 1970s 

Neil Diamond 

Visit www.jabberguys.com to subscribe to our podcasts and for trivia based on each episode. 

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase, we may receive a commission at no extra cost to you.



50 Years of the Rolling Stone
The magazine’s rise to prominence as the voice of rock n roll and leading showcase for photography.

Support the show (https://paypal.me/jabberguys?locale.x=en_US)