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Singer Tom Jones has been performing since the 1960s. His concerts are legendary, with women throwing hotel room keys and undergarments on stage. His voice is strong and powerful, and his performances are energetic and entertaining. The following is a list of my top ten favorite songs...
If you need motivation to work-out try music. Find some of the best music for walking, jogging or running. Songs I call my "Treadmill Tunes."
Teddy Pendergrass may be best remembered for his sultry and passionate love ballads but the talented soul singer also recorded several fast-paced disco type songs. Find out why Get Up, Get Down, Get Funky, Get Loose is one of my favorite 70s Jams.
Tower of Power is a California R&B group that blends funk, jazz, and soul. The band has a distinct sound with a hefty soulful horn section. The group released several hits including the 70s Jam, You Ought to be Havin' Fun.
Bad luck is a 70s disco anthem for the down and out, and gets a bit political. But the rhythm of this tune turns up the funk and makes it a fun dance song.
If you're looking for the best of soulful singer Teddy Pendergrass, look no further. His live "Coast to Coast" CD offers his greatest hits plus reveling interviews with the superstar. This CD is Pendergrass at his very best, and a must for any fan! For more information, read a review here.
Singer, song writer, and musician, Jim Croce told stories through his songs. His ballads about saving time in a bottle, trying to reconnect with a lost love through the help of an operator, and having to say "I love you in a song," are poetic gems. He also wrote pop numbers recounting life experiences, such as meeting a man who was "meaner than a junkyard dog" and a less than welcoming experience in New York. His songs became hugely popular in the early-1970s, and the popularity continued throughout the 80s and 90s. Unfortunately, Croce did not live to see the fruits of his labor, he died in 1973 before the height of his popularity.
Singer Chaka Khan enjoyed much success with the group Rufus, and as a solo performer. She had hit songs such as “Tell Me Something Good,” “Through The Fire,” and “I’m Every Woman,” (a somg that will continue to be popular for generations to come). Khan continues to perform her hits at sold-out...
Alejandro Sanz is a Spanish singer, songwriter, and musician who sings about love in a provocative, yet poetic style. This internationally known crooner seems to have found the right combination of romance and sensuality as he belts out love songs in a raspy, husky voice. His smile reflects a boyish type of charm which only adds to his appeal. But he is also socially conscious as some of his songs remind the world of political and social injustices.