The Real '70s

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All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
BMG Special Product's The Real '70s is an inexpensive three-disc set that does a solid job of presenting a fairly wide range of pop hits from the decade. Certainly any disc that contains Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side," Melissa Manchester's "Midnight Blue," Michael Nesmith's "Joanne," and the Jaggerz "The Rapper" can be called diverse. It never leaves the charts but picks up various styles like bubblegum, AM pop, hard rock, disco, and smooth soul, while providing a nonstop flow of great songs. One would never call the set definitive in any way, since it misses out on many of the sounds of the '70s like punk, new wave, country-pop, and power pop, but it is unfailingly ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Tim Sendra
BMG Special Product's The Real '70s is an inexpensive three-disc set that does a solid job of presenting a fairly wide range of pop hits from the decade. Certainly any disc that contains Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side," Melissa Manchester's "Midnight Blue," Michael Nesmith's "Joanne," and the Jaggerz "The Rapper" can be called diverse. It never leaves the charts but picks up various styles like bubblegum, AM pop, hard rock, disco, and smooth soul, while providing a nonstop flow of great songs. One would never call the set definitive in any way, since it misses out on many of the sounds of the '70s like punk, new wave, country-pop, and power pop, but it is unfailingly entertaining, and for a budget collection like this, that is enough to make it a reasonable purchase for those looking to add to their collections of '70s pop.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/30/2004
  • Label: Bmg Special Product
  • UPC: 755174759529
  • Catalog Number: 47595
  • Sales rank: 15,894

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 American Woman - The Guess Who (3:52)
  2. 2 Brother Louie - Stories (3:55)
  3. 3 Miracles (3:28)
  4. 4 Amie (4:20)
  5. 5 Walk on the Wild Side (4:13)
  6. 6 The Rapper (2:42)
  7. 7 Little Willy - Sweet (3:12)
  8. 8 Saturday (2:55)
  9. 9 Joanne (3:12)
  10. 10 Without You - Harry Nilsson (3:18)
Disc 2
  1. 1 O-o-h Child (3:15)
  2. 2 Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time) (3:21)
  3. 3 Midnight Train to Georgia (4:38)
  4. 4 Love or Let Me Be Lonely (3:21)
  5. 5 Shame (2:58)
  6. 6 Turn the Beat Around (4:07)
  7. 7 Rock the Boat (3:08)
  8. 8 Dream Merchant - New Birth (4:26)
  9. 9 One Less Bell to Answer - The 5th Dimension (3:29)
  10. 10 I'll Never Love This Way Again (3:31)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Knock Three Times - Tony Orlando & Dawn (2:58)
  2. 2 Brand New Key - Melanie (2:24)
  3. 3 Sara Smile (3:06)
  4. 4 All by Myself (4:32)
  5. 5 Seasons in the Sun (3:28)
  6. 6 Put Your Hand in the Hand - Ocean (2:56)
  7. 7 Life Is a Rock (But the Radio Rolled Me) - Reunion (3:30)
  8. 8 (Just Like) Romeo and Juliet (3:12)
  9. 9 Torn Between Two Lovers (3:42)
  10. 10 Midnight Blue (3:55)
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Album Credits

Technical Credits
Sergey Rachmaninov Composer
Marty Balin Composer
Eric Carmen Composer
Donnie Iris Composer
Melissa Manchester Composer
Melanie Composer
Michael Nesmith Composer
Lou Reed Composer
Jacques Brel Composer
Burt Bacharach Composer
Randy Bachman Composer
Carole Bayer Sager Composer
Burton Cummings Composer
Daryl Hall Composer
Richard Kerr Composer
Larry Weiss Composer
Peter Yarrow Composer
Terry Jacks Composer
Rod McKuen Composer
Gerald Jackson Composer
Phillip Jarrell Composer
Jerry Ross Composer
Thom Bell Composer
Russell Brown Composer
Reuben Cross Composer
Hal David Composer
John H. Fitch Jr. Composer
Pete Ham Composer
William "Poogie" Hart Composer
Wally Holmes Composer
Dominic Ierace Composer
Pete Jackson Composer
Will Jennings Composer
Jim Kale Composer
Irwin Levine Composer
John Oates Composer
Gary Peterson Composer
Melanie Safka Composer
Stan Vincent Composer
Jim Weatherly Composer
Craig Fuller Composer
Michael James Kale Composer
Anthony Wilson Composer
Garry Peterson Composer
Edward B. Marks Composer
Warner Tamerland Composer
Freddie Gorman Composer
Bob Hamilton Composer
Errol Brown Composer
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