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    In the '70s was when legends began to create legendary songs. It was a decade that saw the birth of the iconic music and icons. With the foundations of a new sense of aesthetic and personal freedom established in the 1960s, people experienced more and more extreme appearance, sound, and personality. In the United Kingdom, there was punk , with The Sex Pistols and The Clash leading a tribe of young beginners, pierced and dressed in leather, with two fingers on the establishment. In New York, there was a CBGB scene with an untouchable and unbearable genius. Marc Bolan and David Bowie were two other angels from another world at the forefront of glam rock . The 1970s didn't do it halfway; it came full force. 

    In the 70s , the music was more varied than ever. Music listeners had dozens of genres to choose from, and many of them gained Pop ularity in several places over the decade.

    R&B, Funk, Pop , Hard rock , Soft rock , Soul, and Disco became Pop ular in the world of music in the 70s .

    Some of the best rock -n-roll of all time were recorded in the 70s . From Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd to David Bowie, the list can go on and on for days. The 70s were a golden age for vinyl records. They were accessible to everyone, and each had a tray. It seems that almost all of the music made in the 80s had a sample from the 70s .

    Also, electronic music became more sophisticated when artists like Jean Michael Jarre and Kraftwerk produced a few songs that are still heard today.

    Some of the famous artists of the 1970s included Diana Ross, Jackson Five, Elton John of England, and Motown, among others. Between the ages of twelve and nineteen, the Jackson 5, along with Michael Jackson 12, captured the imagination of the whole country. Neil Diamond grew up with "Cracklin 'Rosie," while Simon and GarFunkel impressed audiences with "Bridge Over Troubled Waters."

    Some other artists that trended during the 70s are:

    • Sex Pistols – God Save The Queen
    • The Knack – My Sharona
    • John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John – You're The One That I Want 
    • Bob Marley & The Wailers – No Woman No Cry
    • Thin Lizzy – The Boys Are Back In Town
    • Blondie – Heart Of Glass 
    • The Rolling Stones – Brown Sugar
    • Fleetwood Mac – Go Your Own Way
    • David Bowie – Starman
    • George Harrison – My Sweet Lord
    • Bee Gees – Stayin' Alive
    • Derek & The Dominos – Layla
    • ABBA – Dancing Queen
    • Led Zeppelin – Stairway To Heaven
    • Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody

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