Number 1's: '70s Pop

Number 1's: '70s Pop

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Number 1's: '70s Pop

Number 1's: '70s Pop features 18 of the decade's top hits embracing disco, soft rock, Motown, and arena rock. The highlights include "I Want You Back" by the Jackson 5, "Will It Go Round in Circles" by Billy Preston, "Love Will Keep Us Together" by Captain & Tennille. "Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves" by Cher, "Let's Get It On" by Marvin Gaye, and "Bennie & the Jets" by Elton John. While there are no surprises here, all of these tracks are the original recordings and have been remastered. Hip-O released two other volumes in the Number 1's series, '60s Pop and '60s Soul, that are of equally high quality.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/03/2007
Label: Hip-O Records
UPC: 0602498471364
catalogNumber: 000865102

Album Credits

Technical Credits

Neil Sedaka   Composer
Commodores   Producer
Marvin Gaye   Composer,Producer
Elton John   Composer
Billy Preston   Composer,Producer
Lionel Richie   Composer
Smokey Robinson   Composer,Producer
Rod Stewart   Composer,Producer
Donna Summer   Composer
Barry White   Composer,Producer
Randy Bachman   Composer,Producer
Rupert Holmes   Composer,Producer
Barrett Strong   Composer
Bob Stone   Composer
Giorgio Moroder   Producer
Benny Andersson   Composer,Producer
Nick Ashford   Composer,Producer
Peter Beckett   Composer
Pete Bellotte   Producer
James Anthony Carmichael   Producer
Henry Cosby   Composer
Gus Dudgeon   Producer
Joe Esposito   Composer
Dino Fekaris   Composer
Bruce Fisher   Composer
Berry Gordy   Composer,Producer
Howard Greenfield   Composer
Eddie Hokenson   Composer
Dennis Lambert   Producer
Alphonso Mizell   Composer,Producer
Freddie Perren   Composer,Producer
Brian Potter   Producer
Martin Quittenton   Composer
Deke Richards   Composer,Producer
Valerie Simpson   Composer,Producer
Bruce Sudano   Composer
Bernie Taupin   Composer
Björn Ulvaeus   Composer,Producer
Norman Whitfield   Producer
Stevie Wonder   Composer
Stig Anderson   Composer
Henry Crosby   Producer
Pat Lawrence   Executive Producer
Ryan Null   Photo Coordination

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Number 1's: '70s Pop 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I heard this whole CD in upstate New York in July 2007 during a summer road trip from Buffalo to New York City. Excellent collection. The problem I have with other '70s compilations is that they stop at 1975. It's like they're hesitant to clash early '70s hits with the disco of the late '70s. That hesistance and resistance stops completely with this collection,as this covers the entire decade. Most of the 10 years of the '70s is represented, and the biggest names like Barry White, Elton John, Jackson 5, Donna Summer, Bachman Turner Overdrive, Cher, Captain and Tennille and others are represented. Barry's Can't Get Enough still sounds fabulous, Donna's Bad Girls is still funky,Elton John's Benny and the Jets is still superb and Billy Preston's offering is a surprise here. Some personal favorites like the glorious Peaches and Herb ballad Reunited are on here. The funky and ultra catchy Dancing Queen is included and lastly Love Will Keep Us together is solid pop craft from Captain and Tennille, even down to Toni's I Will/I Will/I Will/ I Will/IIIIII Willlll before the song's final moments. Every angle of '70s pop is represented here on this CD. It's best to hear this CD in the summer, when older songs tend to get played the most at cookouts and outdoor events. Many of these songs still sound fresh and melodic to this day.