1970 Rock

1970 was a great year for music. The post-Woodstock hangover hadn’t quite hit yet – most of this music was probably recorded during 1969, before the hangover, or even in 1970, when the realization that it was the end of an era hadn’t occurred. When I think back on that time (let’s see, how many years ago was that? Yikes – too many), most of my listening was based on AM radio. I was buying singles (45’s – remember those?) and maybe some albums, but mostly based on music heard on AM radio.

Still, even on AM radio music was varied – bubblegum pop, rock, soul, country – all the genres were still played on a regular basis, so I heard a wide swath of music. In putting together this podcast, I found that there was too much to choose from, so I split the 1970 podcast into 3 different podcasts (and there may be a 4th – there was that much fantastic music). First up, solid rock (FM edition). The other two I’ve done are soul and AM pop music. Even then, I left off music that is great, and I may return by year’s end.

Today let’s listen to these all-time artists: Van Morrison, George Harrison, the Doors, The Beatles, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Derek & the Dominoes, Delaney & Bonnie, the Band, Three Dog Night, Argent, and Rod Stewart.

This podcast is, as always, available to stream or download at brennick.net. There should be more content there, and I will try to put more things up this year. The podcast is also available to download as a podcast at your favorite podcast streamer – iTunes, Stitcher, etc. The podcast is called brennick.net. Check that out sometime. I welcome suggestions and comments, too – leave them as you will. Thanks for everything you do to encourage me.

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