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In addition, The Bee Gees also remained the longest at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart during the 1970s (27 weeks). Rod Stewart remained at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart for 17 weeks during the 1970s. Elton John was the artist with second-longest most cumulative number-one hits on the Hot 100 chart during the 1970s (6 songs).
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- Roxy Music - 'Dance Away' Read more: Roxy Music's 10 greatest ever songs. Bryan Ferry originally wrote this for his 1977 solo album In Your Mind and his 1978 follow-up The Bride Stripped Bare, but it was finally included on the next Roxy collection.
- The Osmonds - 'Crazy Horses' Despite being known as schmaltzy boyband, The Osmonds released this surprisingly brilliant hard rock track in 1972. Merrill Osmond said: “All our songs were chosen for us by the record company.
- Glen Campbell - 'Rhinestone Cowboy' Larry Weiss first recorded this song, but it was Glen Campbell's cover a year later that became a huge hit. Campbell first heard the song at a party, and identified with the song's subject: survival and making it, particularly when the chips are down.
- The Clash - 'London Calling' Released right at the end of the decade in December 1979, this apocalyptic and politically charged track showcased the Clash's post-punk style.
Oct 28, 2014 · One family dominated the Billboard Hot 100 in the '70s: The Gibbs. The three brothers in the Bee Gees landed three of the top 20 hits of the decade, and Andy Gibb -- another brother -- had two more...