In the late 80's, Rhino set out on a campaign to keep our childhood music alive in several series of "Billboard" packages, complete with interesting factoids and liner notes, all assembled by rock historian Joel Whitburn. Each of the Rock'N'Roll Hits albums is a treasure trove, especially if you collect them in conjunction with the Top Pop series and their Top R&B series. This is also an excellent way for you to replace those lost 45's you misplaced, broke, wore out, etc.
Album Rock Arena Rock Contemporary Pop/Rock Soul. Boisterous Bright Carefree Celebratory Cheerful Confident Energetic Fun Playful Relaxed Sensual Street-Smart. Billboard Top Rock & Roll Hits: 1974. This set draws from charting hits in 1974 and illustrates just how much parts of the '70s suffered musically. Bennie and the Jets" was never Elton John's finest moment, and David Essex's "Rock On" was likely already a retro novelty when it peaked in March. Elsewhere, Billy Preston injects some soul with "Nothing from Nothing" and some eventual classic rock radio gems were born with "Sweet Home Alabama," "The Joker," and "The Loco-Motion. I think it's time for a Block Party Weekend.
This set draws from charting hits in 1974 and illustrates just how much parts of the '70s suffered musically.
cue, log), MP3 320kbps 09:32:11 . 6, . 0 Gb. CD compilation series spanning 1955 to 1974, with one 10-track album for each year. Each track made the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100. Tracklist: Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits 1955 (1988) (26:14). 01. Rock Around The Clock (Bill Haley & His Comets) (2:13) 02. Maybellene (Chuck Berry) (2:24) 03.
Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits: 1955. Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits: 1955 is a compilation album released by Rhino Records in 1988, featuring 10 hit recordings from 1955. The volume is the first in a series of albums by Rhino Records that chronicled years in music, starting from 1955 and continuing through 1995. Each of the albums issued in the series included a "Time Capsule" in its liner notes.
Top Rock Albums ranks the most popular rock albums of the week, as compiled by Nielsen Music, based on multi-metric consumption (blending traditional album sales, track equivalent albums, and streaming equivalent albums). Greatest Hits 1974-78. The Steve Miller Band.
Criteria: Songs listed are from Rock 'n' Roll and related sub-genres. Rankings are based on initial and lasting popularity and on acclaim received from critics and musicians. Note: Yearly song lists go by earliest 'release date' (Single, Album, or Country of first release). Not necessarily the year a song peaked in the .
Billboard Year-End Hot 100 chart for 1974. 1. The Way We Were - Barbra Streisand. 2. Seasons In the Sun - Terry Jacks.
|–Elton John||Bennie And The Jets||5:22|
|–Grand Funk*||The Loco-Motion||2:48|
|–Billy Preston||Nothing From Nothing||2:37|
|–Redbone||Come And Get Your Love||3:34|
|–Billy Swan||I Can Help||2:58|
|–The Jackson 5||Dancing Machine||2:38|
|–Steve Miller Band||The Joker||3:39|
|–Lynyrd Skynyrd||Sweet Home Alabama||3:39|
|–Eddie Kendricks||Boogie Down||3:52|
|–David Essex||Rock On||3:24|
|R2 70635||Various||Billboard Top Rock'N'Roll Hits - 1974 (CD, Comp)||Rhino Records||R2 70635||US||1989|
|R2 70635||Various||Billboard Top Rock 'N' Roll Hits - 1974 (LP, Comp)||Rhino Records||R2 70635||US||1989|
|R4 70635||Various||Billboard Top Rock'N'Roll Hits - 1974 (Cass, Comp, Dol)||Rhino Records||R4 70635||US||1989|
|R1 70635||Various||Billboard Top Rock'N'Roll Hits - 1974 (LP, Comp)||Rhino Records||R1 70635||US||1989|