1971 Saturday Morning Flashback [Playlist]

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smf 125 1971 Saturday Morning Flashback [Playlist]In 1971, minimum wage was $1.60 an hour and a new stereo LP cost around $3.50 (8 tracks and cassettes were a dollar more). It was a fertile year for music, with unforgettable recordings from the Stones, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, John Lennon, Carole King, Marvin Gaye, The Doors, and, well, 4 hours worth of great songs!

Here’s today’s playlist:

1971

  • Song – Artist
  • Changes – David Bowie
  • I’d Love to Change the World – Ten Years After
  • Morning Rain – Fleetwood Mac
  • Rock Steady – Aretha Franklin
  • Memphis – Faces
  • Willin’ – Little Feat
  • Tired of Being Alone – Al Green
  • Dead Flowers – Rolling Stones
  • Another Day – Paul McCartney & Wings
  • Bertha – Grateful Dead
  • Me and Bobby McGee – Janis Joplin
  • 20th Century Man – The Kinks
  • Shaft – Isaac Hayes
  • Misty Mountain Hop – Led Zeppelin
  • I Feel the Earth Move – Carole King
  • Illegal Smile – John Prine
  • When I’m Dead and Gone – McGuinness Flint
  • Mercy Mercy Me – Marvin Gaye
  • Jeepster – T. Rex
  • Rock and Roll Stew – Traffic
  • Goin’ Mobile – The Who
  • Walk Away – James Gang
  • The WASP – The Doors
  • Everything’s Coming Our Way – Santana
  • Wild Night – Van Morrison
  • Chicago – Graham Nash
  • Imagine – John Lennon
  • Respect Yourself – Staple Singers
  • Where do the Children Play – Cat Stevens
  • Every Picture Tells a Story – Rod Stewart
  • Tiny Dancer – Elton John
  • Life on Mars? – David Bowie
  • Hot Rod Lincoln – Commander Cody
  • Proud Mary – Ike & Tina Turner
  • Room Full of Mirrors – Jimi Hendrix
  • Baby Blue – Badfinger
  • Don’t Try to Lay no Boogie Woogie on the King of Rock & Roll – Long John Baldry
  • California Man – The Move
  • Watching the River Flow – Bob Dylan
  • Wild Horses – Rolling Stones
  • Next week: 1987 (April 7)


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