Hans Remembers- Thursday October 8, 1970- 50 Years ago. Soviet author Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn was announced as the Nobel Prize winner in Literature. He would not be allowed to leave the Soviet Union to accept the award. Solzhenitsyn was expelled from the Union of Soviet Writers in 1968. The Soviets were not happy with his winning […]
Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: “Cracklin’ Rosie”- Neil Diamond. Highest debuting single the week of August 22, 1970. Single: “Cracklin’ Rosie”- Neil Diamond Record Company- Uni Written by Neil Diamond Time: 2:47 B-side:”Lordy” Album- Tap Root Manuscript Grade:A- Peaked at #1 15 weeks in Billboard Hot 100. Neil Diamond’s first #1 hit- 1970 was […]
Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #408: “I Like Your Loving”- The Chi-Lites. August 15, 1970. Single: “I Like Your Lovin’”- The Chi-Lites Record Company- Brunswick Genre: Soul Written by Eugene Record and Sammy Wilburn Time: 2:48 B-side:” You’re No Longer Part Of My Heart” Album- The Chi-Lites Grade:C Peaked at #72 6 weeks in […]
Hans Remembers- Sunday August 30, 1970- 50 Years Ago. Sometimes the ordinary obscure person is involved an event that they will be remembered by the world forever for- on November 22, 1963 that happened to a Russian-Ukrainian born-American clothing manufacturer with a home movie camera. Abraham Zapruder was his name- at the time he was […]
Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #364: “Candida” -Dawn. The highest debuting single the week of July 25, 1970. Single: “Candida”- Dawn Record Company- Bell Genre: Pop Written by Toni Wine and Irwin Levine Time: 2:52 B-side: “Look At” Album- Candida Grade: B Peaked at #3 18 weeks in Billboard Hot 100. The first hit […]
***Great post. 1970 was such a memorable year for me and the world. So called ‘pop music’ never seemed so good. The sexy 60s were over and the cynical 70s had begun. There were still ‘properly’ constructed songs around then, a lot of quality amid the not so good. Dawn had a way of making great hits.
from Oannes Songs Of Childhood Nostalgia #1 Θα ακούσουμε μερικά τραγούδια νοσταλγίας για την παιδική ηλικία, γραμμένα από γνωστούς, ή όχι τόσο, καλλιτέχνες.Ξεκινάμε με ένα από τα πιο αγαπημένα μου τραγούδια του Neil Young. ✻ We will hear some songs of childhood nostalgia, written by well-known artists, or not very much so.We start with one […]
Hans Remembers- Tuesday July 28, 1970- 50 Years Ago. Mick Jagger made his acting debut in the movie Ned Kelly- a film about the legendary Australian outlaw. The film debuted in Kelly’s hometown of Glenrowan. Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev who had disapproved of East Germany’s leader Walter Ulbricht’s effort to strengthen trade relations with West […]