Hits of the 70s

Unreasonable expectations and the "battle" for the title of prototype - how Rolling's "Brown Sugar" was created

"Brown Sugar": the story behind one iconic The Rolling Stones song "Brown Sugar" is one of the most famous songs of The Rolling Stones and the classic rock of the '70s in...

What "Sweet Home Alabama" is really about, and whether Lynyrd Skynyrd and Neil Young had a feud

Lynyrd Skynyrd's most popular song, which became the "well-deserved answer" to Neil Young This song has become a classic of its time and genre, as well as the most scandalously popular (yes...

The story of one "July Morning" by Uriah Heep, which became a holiday in Bulgaria

The Story of a Hit: How Uriah Heep's "July Morning" Was Born There is not a person among rock fans who has never heard of...

The story of one "Summer Evening" that came to the USSR from the Eagles' "California Hotel

Is "Summer Evening" really inspired by "Hotel California" - We'll figure it out together The composition "Summer Evening" by Stas Namin's Flowers has been heard by every domestic listener. And maybe not ...

How "Maple" by VIA "The Blue Bird" went all over the Soviet Union

The Story of a Song: "Where the Maple Shuts" - a hit that waited 16 years "Where the Maple is Noisy" - there's no such thing in our country...

The legendary disco hit of the Bee Gees, which the musicians themselves are not crazy about

A look back at one of the Bee Gees' most popular songs - the story of the timeless hit "Stayin' Alive" The Bee Gees are often associated by listeners with this very song,...

How Bananarama made Shocking Blue her song, and what does "Shizgarah" have to do with it?

How "Venus" first became the calling card of Shocking Blue, and then moved to the repertoire of Bananarama Shocking Blue is a legendary rock band that left its profound mark on the...

AC/DC song inspired by a fan from Tasmania

How Bon Scott got inspired by a hot night out with a Tasmanian groupie and composed one of AC/DC's signature songs AC/DC is one of the most legendary rock bands in history!

"Hotel California," where Jethro Tull checked in first, and then the Eagles

What the Eagles' famous song "Hotel California" is really about, and why its story is connected to Jethro Tull "Hotel California" is a timeless band classic...

How did "Blue Frost" appear in the USSR, and what does it have to do with a foreign disco hit?

History of the disco hit "Blue Frost", thanks to which "The Blue Song" appeared in the USSR "The Blue Song" is a highlight of the Soviet variety! It was first performed by the singing guitars vocal group, later...

"Belladonna": How a British ballad became a hit of the domestic VIA "Merry Guys"

The Story of a Song: How UFO's "Belladonna" made its way into the Jolly Fellows' repertoire "Belladonna" is the elegant name given to a very powerful ballad that, alas, is so...

All the Experiments of the Simple Minds Rockers: How the Band Became No. 1 in England and America

Simple Minds - All about the band. In the 1970s a huge number of rock bands were formed. There were especially many of them in Great Britain. Of course, the most famous veterans, such as...