Pure 70's

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Since there was a Pure Funk and Pure Disco, it makes sense that a Pure '70s would follow. It couldn't be called "Pure Rock," since a lot of this simply doesn't rock at all -- "American Pie," anyone? However, all 20 songs on this collection mostly culled from the Polygram vaults reek of the '70s, and that's why this is a fun listen. Yes, it's entirely predictable -- "Hooked on a Feeling," "A Horse with No Name," "Don't Bring Me Down," "More Than a Feeling," "Mama Told Me Not to Come," "Sweet Home Alabama," "Maggie May," "Rocky Mountain Way," "Ramblin' Man," "The Things We Do for Love," "Show Me the Way," "All Right Now," "American Woman," and "Stuck in the Middle...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Since there was a Pure Funk and Pure Disco, it makes sense that a Pure '70s would follow. It couldn't be called "Pure Rock," since a lot of this simply doesn't rock at all -- "American Pie," anyone? However, all 20 songs on this collection mostly culled from the Polygram vaults reek of the '70s, and that's why this is a fun listen. Yes, it's entirely predictable -- "Hooked on a Feeling," "A Horse with No Name," "Don't Bring Me Down," "More Than a Feeling," "Mama Told Me Not to Come," "Sweet Home Alabama," "Maggie May," "Rocky Mountain Way," "Ramblin' Man," "The Things We Do for Love," "Show Me the Way," "All Right Now," "American Woman," and "Stuck in the Middle with You" are hardly obscurities -- but for anyone looking for a basic collection of AM-radio hits that haven't yet left the airwaves, this is a good bet.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/25/1999
  • Label: Polygram Records
  • UPC: 731455326642
  • Catalog Number: 553266

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 All Right Now - Free (5:31)
  2. 2 More Than a Feeling - Boston (4:44)
  3. 3 Long Train Runnin' - The Doobie Brothers (3:26)
  4. 4 Ramblin' Man (4:46)
  5. 5 Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd (4:40)
  6. 6 American Woman - The Guess Who (3:51)
  7. 7 Cocaine - Eric Clapton (3:33)
  8. 8 Maggie May - Rod Stewart (5:14)
  9. 9 Stuck in the Middle With You - Stealers Wheel (3:23)
  10. 10 Mama Told Me (Not to Come) - Three Dog Night (3:14)
  11. 11 Hooked on a Feeling - Blue Swede (2:51)
  12. 12 Don't Bring Me Down - Electric Light Orchestra (4:02)
  13. 13 Rocky Mountain Way - Joe Walsh (5:07)
  14. 14 Whiskey in the Jar - Thin Lizzy (5:43)
  15. 15 The Things We Do for Love - 10cc (3:28)
  16. 16 You're So Vain - Carly Simon (4:17)
  17. 17 Show Me the Way - Peter Frampton (4:39)
  18. 18 Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word - Elton John (3:48)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
The Allman Brothers Band Track Performer
Boston Track Performer
The Doobie Brothers Track Performer
Electric Light Orchestra Track Performer
Peter Frampton Track Performer
Free Track Performer
The Guess Who Track Performer
Elton John Track Performer
Lynyrd Skynyrd Track Performer
Manfred Mann Track Performer
Don McLean Track Performer
Carly Simon Track Performer
Rod Stewart Track Performer
Styx Track Performer
Thin Lizzy Track Performer
Three Dog Night Track Performer
Joe Walsh Track Performer
Blue Swede Track Performer
Stealers Wheel Track Performer
10cc Track Performer
Eric Clapton Track Performer
Technical Credits
Paul Rodgers Composer
Andy Fraser Composer
Traditional Composer
Tom Scholz Composer
Joey Vitale Composer
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