Music That We Adore

Take a trip through the 60s, 70's and 80's Music, and relive all the songs and artists that marked an Era.

Best-Selling Artists

The Beatles - Elvis Presley - Michael Jackson - Frank Sinatra - Bing Crosby - ABBA - Julio Iglesias - Led Zepplin - Nana Mouskouri - Queen

Best-Selling Singles [Millions Sold]

White Christmas 50m- Candle in the Wind 33m- Silent Night 30m- Rock Around the Clock 25m- Diana 20m - We Are the World 20m- If I Didn't Care 19m- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer 18m- Yes Sir, I Can Boogie 18m

Great Song Lists

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Great Artists - Great Albums

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Friday, December 29, 2023

Jon English [R.I.P.] - Discography - [Australian Artist]

Jon English - Discography

Jonathan James English
Born: 26 March 1949 - Died: 9 March 2016

Jonathan James "Jon" English (26 March 1949 – 9 March 2016) was an English-born Australian singer, songwriter, musician and actor. He emigrated from England to Australia with his parents in 1961. He was an early vocalist and rhythm guitarist for Sebastian Hardie but left to take on the role of Judas Iscariot in the Australian version of the stage musical Jesus Christ Superstar from May 1972, which was broadcast on television.[2] English was also a noted solo singer; his Australian top twenty hit singles include "Turn the Page", "Hollywood Seven", "Words are Not Enough", "Six Ribbons" and "Hot Town".

English was acclaimed for his starring role in the 1978 Australian TV series Against the Wind – he won the TV Week Logie Award for 'Best New Talent in Australia'. He also co-wrote and performed the score with Mario Millo (ex-Sebastian Hardie). The series had international release, known as Mot alla vindar (1980) in Swedish, where "Six Ribbons" was released as a single, both single and the soundtrack album peaked at No.1 on the Norwegian charts; the first single, "Six Ribbons" and the album, peaked at No.4 on the Swedish charts.

Sunday, December 24, 2023

Merry Christmas

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I truly appreciate all of you.

Friday, December 22, 2023

Taj Mahal - Discography

 Taj Mahal - Discography

Born: May 17, 1942

American singer, guitarist, and songwriter who was one of the pioneers of what came to be called world music. He combined acoustic blues and other African American music with Caribbean and West African music and other genres to create a distinctive sound.

All Albums are 320kbps Bitrate

Sonny Boy Williamson II [R.I.P.] - Discography

Sonny Boy Williamson II - Discography 

Born: December 5, 1912  -  Died: May 24, 1965 (aged 52)

Sonny Boy Williamson, was an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter.[2] He was an early and influential blues harp stylist who recorded successfully in the 1950s and 1960s.

All Albums are 320kbps Bitrate

Monday, December 18, 2023

Waylon Jennings [R.I.P.] - Discography

Waylon Jennings - Discography

Born: 15 June 1937  -  Died: 13 February 2002

 Waylon Arnold Jennings was an American singer, songwriter, musician, and actor. He is considered one of the pioneers of the outlaw movement in country music. Jennings started playing guitar at the age of eight and performed at age fourteen on KVOW radio, after which he formed his first band, the Texas Longhorns.

All Albums are 320kbps Bitrate

Sunday, December 17, 2023

Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs - Discography

Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs - Discography

Best known for their 1965 smash "Wooly Bully," which helped introduce Tex-Mex rhythms to mainstream rock & roll, Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs were formed in Dallas by lead singer Domingo Samudio, who took the name Sam the Sham from a joke about his inability as a vocalist. The Pharaohs consisted of guitarist Ray Stinnet, bassist David Martin, saxophonist Butch Gibson, and drummer Jerry Patterson. Before hitting it big with "Wooly Bully," a song about Samudio's cat, they recorded the independent single "Haunted House," which helped the band get a deal with MGM. Following "Wooly Bully," the group recorded a series of largely novelty singles, but only "Li'l Red Riding Hood" approached the success of its predecessor. Frustrated at being perceived as a talentless novelty act, Samudio broke up the Pharaohs in 1967 and recorded as the Sam the Sham Revue, and adopted the name Sam Domingo in 1970. His lone solo LP, Sam, Hard & Heavy, featured slide guitarist Duane Allman, but failed to establish him as a major talent. Samudio contributed two songs to the 1982 film The Border and later moved to Memphis and became a street preacher. "Wooly Bully," of course, remains a bar band staple.

Friday, December 15, 2023

Tex Ritter [R.I.P.] - Discography

Tex Ritter - Discography

Born: January 12, 1905  -  Died January 2, 1974 (aged 68)
Singing cowboy Tex Ritter stood as one of the biggest names in country music throughout the postwar era, thanks to a diverse career that led him everywhere from the Broadway stage to the political arena. He was born Maurice Woodward Ritter in Marvaul, TX, on January 12, 1907, and grew up on a ranch in Beaumont. After graduating at the top of his high school class, he majored in law at the University of Texas. During college, however, he was bitten by the acting bug and moved to New York in 1928 to join a theatrical troupe. After a few years of struggle, he briefly returned to school, only to leave again to pursue stardom.
All Albums are 320kbps Bitrate

Wednesday, December 13, 2023

Ray Stevens - Discography

Ray Stevens - Discography

Born: January 24, 1939
Harold Ray Ragsdale, known professionally as Ray Stevens, is an American country and pop singer-songwriter and comedian, known for his Grammy-winning recordings "Everything Is Beautiful" and "Misty", as well as novelty hits such as "Gitarzan" and "The Streak". Stevens has received gold albums for his music sales and has worked as a producer, music arranger, and television host.

All Albums are 320kbps Bitrate 

Monday, December 11, 2023

Gene Autry [R.I.P.] - Discography

 Gene Autry  - Discography

Born: 1907 - Died: 1998
Gene Autry was an American singer, songwriter, actor, musician, and rodeo performer who gained fame as the "Singing Cowboy" in a series of films released between 1934 and 1953. He was one of the most popular and financially successful stars of his era. 

Saturday, December 9, 2023

Ray Price [R.I.P.] - Discography

Ray Price - Discography

Born: January 12, 1926 - Died: December 16, 2013
Ray Price was an American country music singer, songwriter and guitarist. His wide-ranging baritone has often been praised as among the best male voices of country music.

Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Hank Snow [R.I.P.] - Discography

 Hank Snow - Discography

Born: 1914  –  Died: 1999

Hank  was a Canadian-American country music guitarist, singer and songwriter.  And absolutely a wonderful musician.

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Monday, December 4, 2023

The 5th Dimension - Discography

The 5th Dimension

The Fifth Dimension's unique sound lay somewhere between smooth, elegant soul and straightforward, adult-oriented pop, often with a distinct flower-power vibe. Although they appealed more to mainstream listeners than to a hip, hardcore R&B audience, they had a definite ear for contemporary trends; their selection of material helped kickstart the notable songwriting careers of Jimmy Webb and Laura Nyro, and their biggest hit was a medley from the hippie musical Hair, "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In." The group's soaring, seamless harmonies were given appropriately sweeping, orchestrated period production by Bones Howe, which often placed their records closer to California-style sunshine pop. That's actually part of the reason why the best singles from the Fifth Dimension's heyday of the late '60s and early '70s still evoke their era with uncanny precision.

Sunday, December 3, 2023

Rob E.G. [RIP] [Australian Artist] - Discography - 320kbps Bitrate

Robie Porter

Rob E.G.

Robie Porter, also known as Rob E. G.
Born 4 July 1942 - Died 16 December 2021

Robert George Porter OAM (born 4 June 1942) is an Australian country, pop-rock musician, producer, and record label owner.
Beginning in 1959 he performed under the stage name Rob E.G. and recorded lap steel guitar instrumentals or covers of country-style vocals. On the local Sydney music charts, he provided four top ten hits including two No. 1 hits with "Si Senor" and "55 Days at Peking". From 1970 Porter ran an independent record label, Sparmac, and produced three LPs for Daddy Cool.