Welcome to 2013

December 31, 2012

At seventiesmusic we hope 2013 will be a year that exceeds every one of your expectations.


And to kick the year off, here’s a special list; These are the songs that sat at #1 on the UK and US charts on each of the New Year’s days throughout the 1970s.

UK Charts US Charts
1970 Edison Lighthouse –

Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)

B.J. Thomas –

Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head

1971 Clive Dunn – Grandad Tony Orlando and Dawn – Knock Three Times
1972 The New Seekers –

I’d Like to Teach the World to Sing (In Perfect Harmony)

Don McLean – American Pie
1973 Sweet – Blockbuster Carly Simon – You’re So Vain
1974 New Seekers feat. Lyn Paul –

You Won’t Find Another Fool Like Me

Steve Miller Band – The Joker
1975 Status Quo – Down Down Elton John – Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds
1976 ABBA – Mamma Mia Bay City Rollers – Saturday Night
1977 David Soul – Don’t Give Up on Us Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. –

You Don’t Have to Be a Star (To Be in My Show)

1978 Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking Player – Baby Come Back
1979 Village People – Y.M.C.A. Bee Gees – Too Much Heaven
1980 Pretenders – Brass in Pocket KC & The Sunshine Band – Please Don’t Go

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