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  1. Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles of 1970 - Wikipedia

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    This is a list of Billboard magazine's Top Hot 100 songs of the year 1970. No. Title Artist(s) 1 "Bridge Over Troubled Water" Simon & Garfunkel: 2

  2. List of Billboard Hot 100 number-one singles of the 1970s ...

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    The Bee Gees had the highest number of top hits at the Billboard Hot 100 chart during the 1970s (9 songs). In addition, The Bee Gees also remained the longest at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart during the 1970s (27 weeks).

  3. Annie (musical) - Wikipedia

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    Annie is a Broadway musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and book by Thomas Meehan. The original Broadway production opened in 1977 and ran for nearly six years, setting a record for the Alvin Theatre (now the Neil Simon Theatre ). [1]

  4. 1970s - Wikipedia

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    The late 1970s also saw the beginning of hip hop music with disc jockeys like DJ Kool Herc and Afrika Bambaataa taking loops from funk and soul records and play them repeatedly at block parties and dance clubs. At the end of the 1970s, popular songs like "Rapper's Delight" by Sugarhill Gang gave hip hop a wider audience.

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  6. List of singer-songwriters - Wikipedia

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    Traditional singer-songwriters. This list enumerates people who record and perform in the traditional singer-songwriter approach. These performers write their own material, accompany themselves on guitar or keyboards, usually perform solo or with limited and understated accompaniment, and are known as much for their songwriting skills as for their performance abilities.

  7. Annie Lennox - Wikipedia

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    Annie Lennox was born on Christmas Day 1954 in Aberdeen, Scotland the daughter of Dorothy Farquharson (née Ferguson; born 1930) and Thomas Allison Lennox (1925–1986). In the 1970s, Lennox won a place at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where she studied the flute, piano and harpsichord for three years. She lived on a student grant and ...

  8. Anni-Frid Lyngstad - Wikipedia

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    Early life. Anni-Frid Synni Lyngstad was born in Bjørkåsen, a small village in Ballangen near Narvik, in northern Norway, to a Norwegian mother, Synni Lyngstad (19 June 1926 – 28 September 1947), and a German father, Alfred Haase (29 June 1919 – 23 February 2009), who was a sergeant in the Wehrmacht, not long after the end of the Second World War and the German occupation of Norway.

  9. ABBA - Wikipedia

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    ABBA (/ ˈ æ b ə / AB-ə, Swedish: ) are a Swedish pop supergroup formed in Stockholm in 1972 by Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.The group's name is an acronym of the first letters of their first names.

  10. Renaissance (band) - Wikipedia

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    Both were present when singer Annie Haslam successfully auditioned in January 1971 to replace the departing Cullom (who would later marry drummer Terry Slade and retire from the music scene). While McCarty would go on to write songs for the new band, Relf's involvement would be short-lived.

  11. List of songs about New York City - Wikipedia

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    This article lists songs about New York City, which are either set there or named after a location or feature of the city.It is not intended to include songs where New York is simply "name-checked" along with other cities.