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THE SEVENTIES FACTS AND FIGURES

SA Top 20 Charts

As promised, here is a summary of what happened in the 70’s on the SA charts. It was the only full decade of charts that we saw as the charts started in the mid-sixties (1965) and ran until the end of February 1989, just 10 months short of a second full decade.

There were 1,041 songs that saw chart action during the 70’s and based on the points system, here are the top 100 performing songs of the decade:

PosSongActPoints
1I Need SomeoneAlan Garrity464
2I Can See Clearly NowJohnny Nash448
3YouPeter Maffay399
4Sunday, Monday, TuesdayJessica Jones391
5We Believe in TomorrowFreddy Breck376
6Woman (Beautiful Woman)Don Gibson373
=7Beautiful SundayDaniel Boone363
=7Sylvia’s MotherDr. Hook363
=9Nice to be with YouGallery359
=9Mull of Kintyre

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A Pink Floyd mix inspired by the September 2018 tour set list of “Nick Mason’s Saucerful Of Secrets” band.

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Nick Mason, the drummer for Pink Floyd, formed his new band in 2018 to play pre-“Dark Side Of The Moon” psychedelic rock including many tunes from “The Syd Barrett Years”. They toured Europe in September 2018 and will be touring again in April & May 2019.

Read more at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nick_Mason%27s_Saucerful_of_Secrets

1. Interstellar Overdrive (live 1969)
2. Astronomy Domine (BBC TV)
3. Lucifer Sam
4. Fearless
5. Obscured By Clouds
6. When You’re In
7. Arnold Layne
8. Vegetable Man
9. If
10. Atom Heart Mother (band version) excerpts
11. The Nile Song
12. Green Is The Colour (BBC)
13. Let There Be More Light
14. Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun (BBC TV)
15. See Emily Play
16. Bike
17. One Of These Days (from Pompeii)
18. A Saucerful Of Secrets (from Pompeii)
19. Point Me At The Sky (BBC)
20. Paint Box (single version)
21. Up The Khyber
22. Pow R Toc H (BBC)
23. Explosion (from Zabriskie Point) Careful With That Axe Eugene
24. Nick’s Boogie

Please also take a listen to:
https://www.mixcloud.com/briancurrin/rock-legends-pink-floyd-1968-to-1972/
https://www.mixcloud.com/briancurrin/pink-floyd-solo-1967-to-2017/

A Saucerful Of Pink Floyd

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