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  1. Back Home Again

    Back Home Again (1974)

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    "Back Home Again" is the title of a popular song written and performed by the American singer-songwriter John Denver. Released as a single from his album of the same name in 1974, "Back Home Again" peaked at number five on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. in November of that year. It was Denver's fifth Top 10 hit on the pop chart. "Back Home Again topped the adult contemporary chart for two weeks. The single became the first of three number ones on the country music chart where it stayed for a single week. The single was certified a gold record by the RIAA. The song won a CMA Award for Denver in 1975 in the category "Song of the Year"; he was also named "Entertainer of the Year" at the same ceremony, prompting country pop singer Charlie Rich to light the envelope on fire after reading that Denver had won in an apparent insult to Denver's musical style and image.


  2. Snowbird

    Snowbird (1969)

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    "Snowbird" is a song by the Canadian songwriter Gene MacLellan. Though it has been recorded by many performers (including Bing Crosby and Elvis Presley), it is best known through Anne Murray's 1969 recording, which -- after appearing as an album track in mid-1969 -- was eventually released as a single in the summer of 1970. It was a #2 hit on Canada's pop chart and went to #1 on both the Canadian adult contemporary and country charts. The song reached #8 on the U.S. pop singles chart, spent six weeks atop the U.S. adult contemporary chart, and became a surprise Top 10 U.S. country hit as well. It was certified as a gold single by the RIAA, the first American Gold record ever awarded to a Canadian solo female artist. The song peaked at #23 on the UK Singles Chart. In 2003 it was an inaugural song inductee of the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.


  3. Even Now

    Even Now (1978)

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    "Even Now" is a 1978 song by American adult contemporary and pop music singer Barry Manilow. It is the title track from his 1978 album, and Manilow wrote the music and co-produced the track with Ron Dante. The words were written by Marty Panzer.


  4. Weekend in New England

    Weekend in New England (1976)

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    "Weekend in New England" is a song written by Randy Edelman, and released by Barry Manilow on his 1976 album This One's For You. The song was released as a single in 1976, reaching number one on the U.S. Adult Contemporary (Easy Listening) chart and number ten on the Billboard Hot 100. It is a classic example of Manilow's popular style of big ballad, including a romantic theme, swelling orchestration and a dramatic finish. The only reference to the title is the line, "Time in New England took me away...", and the word "weekend" is never mentioned at all. It was followed by the single, "Looks Like We Made It".


  5. You And Me Against The World

    You And Me Against The World (1974)

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    "You and Me Against the World" is a song written by Kenny Ascher and Paul Williams, recorded by Helen Reddy for her 1974 album Love Song for Jeffrey.


  6. Sweet Surrender

    Sweet Surrender (1975)

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    "Sweet Surrender" is the title of a popular song by the American singer-songwriter John Denver. It was originally recorded for his 1974 album Back Home Again, but was chosen as the lead single from the concert album An Evening with John Denver. "Sweet Surrender" reached #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in February 1975, remaining in the Top 40 for eight weeks. It also rose to #1 on the adult contemporary chart, Denver's fourth song to reach the top on this survey (following "Sunshine on My Shoulders", "Annie's Song" and "Back Home Again"). Following a theme common to many of Denver's songs, the lyrics to "Sweet Surrender" deal with a journey of self-exploration tied to themes of nature and environment. The single version of "Sweet Surrender" has yet to appear on any compact disc or digital reissue, characterized by its lack of applause over the introduction. "Sweet Surrender" was the opening theme song of the 1974 Walt Disney movie "The Bears and I." It was covered by the pop/folk band "The Seekers" and appeared on the Australian release of their 1975 self-titled album.


  7. This One's for You

    This One's for You (1976)

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    "This One's for You" is a the title track from the 1976 album by Barry Manilow with words and music by Manilow and Marty Panzer. "This One's for You" peaked at number twenty-nine on the Billboard Hot 100, and it was Manilow's fifth number one on the Easy Listening chart, reaching the top position for one week in November 1976. "This One's for You" was followed by the single, "Weekend in New England". The song was covered by Teddy Pendergrass for his 1982 album, "This One's For You."


  8. Desiree

    Desiree (1977)

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    "Desiree" is a 1977 song written and recorded by Neil Diamond and included as a track on Diamond's 1977 album, I'm Glad You're Here with Me Tonight. The single peaked at number sixteen on the Billboard Hot 100 and reached number one on the Easy Listening chart to become his fifth number one on that chart.


  9. Anticipation

    Anticipation (1971)

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    "Anticipation" is a song written and performed by Carly Simon. It was the lead single from her 1971 album of the same name, and became a smash hit, peaking #13 on the Billboard 200 and #3 on the Adult Contemporary chart. Simon received her 3rd Grammy nomination for this song, which relates her state of mind as she waits to go on a date with Cat Stevens.


  10. Times Of Your Life

    Times Of Your Life (1975)

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    "Times of Your Life" is the title of a popular song and advertising jingle made famous in the 1970s by Canadian-born singer Paul Anka. In 1975, it was featured in a self-titled album, Times of Your Life, by Paul Anka.Online Visual Discography It was written by Roger Nichols (melody) and Bill Lane (lyrics).


  11. Longfellow Serenade

    Longfellow Serenade (1974)

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    "Longfellow Serenade" is the title of a 1974 song by the American singer-songwriter Neil Diamond. The song was written by Diamond, produced by Tom Catalano and was included on Diamond's album Serenade.


  12. Looking for Space

    Looking for Space (1975)

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    "Looking for Space" is a popular song written and performed by the American singer-songwriter John Denver. Released as a single from his album Windsong, "Looking for Space" peaked at number 29 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the April 1976. On the easy listening chart, the song reached number one to become Denver's seventh to top the chart.


  13. Remember Me

    Remember Me (1970)

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    "Remember Me" is a 1970 single recorded and released by singer Diana Ross on the Motown label. The song was Ross' third top forty pop hit within a year peaking at number sixteen on the US pop singles chart, number ten on the US soul chart, and reaching the top ten in the UK, where it peaked at number seven. It was the lead single from Ross' 1971 album, Surrender. British female singer Kim Wilde made a disco version of the song for her 2011 album "Snapshots".


  14. A Love Song

    A Love Song

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    "A Love Song" is a song written by Kenny Loggins and Dona Lyn George. It was first released by the folk-rock duo Loggins & Messina in 1973 on their album Full Sail. Pop / country artist Anne Murray recorded the song the same year.


  15. Angel

    Angel (1973)

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    "Angel" is a soul ballad recorded by American singer Aretha Franklin. The song was co-written by Aretha's sister, Carolyn, and Sonny Saunders. Aretha co-produced the song with Quincy Jones and it originally appeared on Aretha's 1973 album "Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky)". It was released as a single in June 1973 and went on to top the US R&B Singles chart for two weeks while reaching number twenty on the Pop chart. The single sold over 900,000 copies.


  16. Shower The People

    Shower The People (1976)

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    "Shower the People" is the opening track on James Taylor's 1976 album In the Pocket. The song reached #22 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in the U.S. that fall, remaining in the Top 40 for eight weeks. It also topped the Easy Listening chart for one week, Taylor's third song to do so, following 1971's "You've Got a Friend" and 1975's "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)".


  17. It's A Miracle

    It's A Miracle (1974)

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    "It's a Miracle" is a 1975 single by Barry Manilow and was the second release from his album, Barry Manilow II. "It's a Miracle" went to number twelve on the Billboard Hot 100 and was Manilow's second number one in a row on the Easy Listening chart, spending one week at number one in April 1975. "It's a Miracle" was followed by "Could It Be Magic"


  18. Shadow Dancing

    Shadow Dancing (1978)

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    "Shadow Dancing" is a disco song performed by English singer Andy Gibb that reached number one for seven weeks on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1978. The song was later sampled in the title track of Skrillex's 2010 debut EP, My Name Is Skrillex. Albhy Galuten (who also produced this song) arranged the song with Barry Gibb.


  19. Stumblin' In

    Stumblin' In (1984)

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    "Stumblin' In" is a song written by Mike Chapman and Nicky Chinn, performed by Chris Norman and Suzi Quatro, taken from the Quatro album If You Knew Suzi....


  20. Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone

    Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone (1977)

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    "Lay Back in the Arms of Someone" is a song co-written by Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman, performed by the English band Smokie.


  21. I've Been This Way Before

    I've Been This Way Before (1974)

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    "I've Been This Way Before" is a song written and performed by Neil Diamond. The single was the second release from Diamond's "Serenade" album. "I've Been This Way Before" was Neil Diamond's third number one on the Easy Listening chart and peaked at number thirty four on the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart.


  22. If You Know What I Mean

    If You Know What I Mean (1976)

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    "If You Know What I Mean" is a song written and recorded by Neil Diamond. The song is a track from Diamond's 1976 album, Beautiful Noise, and was Diamond's third number one on the Easy Listening chart. "If You Know What I Mean" went to number one for two nonconsecutive weeks and peaked at number eleven on the Billboard Hot 100.


  23. Been To Canaan

    Been To Canaan (1972)

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    "Been to Canaan" is a song written by Carole King introduced on King's 1972 album release Rhymes and Reasons. Released as that album's lead single, "Been to Canaan" peaked at #24 on the Billboard Hot 100 in January 1973 when it also became the second of King's four #1 hits on the Easy Listening chart.r on the Billboard Hot 100.


  24. Candida

    Candida (1975)

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    "Candida" was the first single released by the American pop music group Dawn, with vocals by Tony Orlando, in July 1970. The song, written by Irwin Levine and Toni Wine, was produced by Dave Appell and Hank Medress for Bell Records. Appell and Medress originally recorded another singer on the track, but decided that a different vocal approach would be preferable. Medress then approached Orlando to do the vocals. Orlando had been a professional singer in the early 1960s, but now worked as a music publishing manager for Columbia Records. Although initially worried about losing his job at Columbia, Orlando eventually agreed to lend his voice to the track.


  25. Baby I'm - A Want You

    Baby I'm - A Want You

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    "Baby I'm-a Want You" is the title of a popular song by the American pop-rock band Bread. The single was released in October 1971 (see 1971 in music). It became the title track for the album of the same name, released in January 1972.


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