Country Music from the Seventies

by Bonnie Conrad

Country music has undergone more changes
than most other genres over the years...

...Country music has evolved and changed along with the tastes and preference of the American listening public. Every country music fan has their favorite style of country music, but country music of the seventies remains one of the most popular subgenres of country music.

Come Monday
Jimmy Buffett
Tales of MargaritaVision

As country music continues to change and evolve, the country music created during the seventies remains some of the best ever...

For the Good Times
Ray Price
Country Bumpkin
Cal Smith
I'm So Afraid of
Losing You Again
Charley Pride

Heaven's Just A Sin Away
The Kendalls

Top Hits of 1970

Hello Darlin' - Conway Twitty
My Woman, My Woman, My Wife - Marty Robbins
Everything Is Beautiful - Ray Stevens

Thank God & Greyhound - Roy Clark
What's Made Mikwaukee Famous - Jerry Lee Lewis
Fightin' Side of Me - Merle Haggard
Okie From Muskogee - Merle Haggard
Sunday Morning Coming Down - Kris Kristofferson
Tennessee Bird Walk - Jack Blanchard & Misty Morgan
There's a Story (Goin' Round) - Dottie West & Don Gibson

Everything Is Beautiful was a song on the album Everything Is Beautiful. It hit #1 on the country and pop charts...

Partial Lyrics: There is none so blind as he who will not see
We must not close our minds, we must let our thought be free,
For every hour that passes by, you know the world gets a little bit older, It's time to realize that beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder (Ray Stevens)

- Songs of the Seventies,

1971 - Easy Loving
Freddie Hart
1971 - She's All I've Got
Johnny Paycheck

1972- The Happiest Girl In The Whole U.S.A {Donna Fargo}
1973- Behind Closed Doors {Charlie Rich}
1975- Before The Next Teardrop Falls (Freddie Fender)

1977- Lucille (Kenny Rogers)
1979- The Devil Went Down To Georgia (Charlie Daniel's Band)

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I was born a West Virginian Eddy Bailes 
I've been look for the cd and can't find one. Does any one have it. West Virginia Song and Video

Reconsider Me Narvel Felts 
Probably the greatest falsetto voice ever in country music.

every which way but loose eddie rabbitt 
this is a classic song from the movie of the same title. "right turn, clyde!"

Margaritavilla, Jimmy Buffett 
I know you have Come Monday on the seventies page and Jimmy's woman is hot, but I don't know why Margaritaville wasn't listed.

(I'll Give You) A Daisy A Day - Jed Strunk 
One of the sweetest songs ever Video...

Jolene- Dolly Parton 
Dolly Parton really does have the voice of an angel. Video from the Ryman

Easy Loving, Freddie Hart 
Everyday is Thanksgiving. That would be a beautiful dream. Freddie Hart always had the most beautiful love songs.

The Happiest Girl in the Whole USA/ Donna Fargo 
One of country music's biggest stars of the 70's. Donna was the first female singer with back to back million selling singles. The Happiest Girl …

Uneasy Rider- The Charlie Daniels Band 
This is one Charlie Daniels classic that has been over looked. I reached out and kicked ol' green teeth right in the knee ~ kick ass video …

What's Made Milwaukee Famous, Jerry Lee Lewis 
Jerry Lee Lewis was one of the greatest country music artists i think. This was filmed in Memphis at the Holiday Inn Sept. of '69

Dolly Parton Jolien Not rated yet

Stranger by Johnny Duncan and Janie Frickie Not rated yet
This is a really underrated classic. Duncan's smooth baritone and Frickie's harmonies are awesome. It's one of those songs that you like the first time …

Bobby Bare, Marie Laveau Not rated yet
The most famous of the voodoo queens that ever existed Is Marie Laveau, down in Louisanaa There's a lot of wierd, ungodly tales about Marie, She's supposed …

Stop and Smell The Roses, Mac Davis Not rated yet
I sing Stop and Smell The Roses at karaoke all the time. People really enjoy this song!

I'm Gonna Hire A Wino, David Frizzell  Not rated yet
How funny is this! It ain't David singin' but it's a cool video.

Baby Don't Get Hooked On Me, Mac Davis Not rated yet
I remember this one from the Mac Davis Show. When I sang this to an old (ex)girlfriend she didn't like it.

Rub it in, Billy Crash Craddock  Not rated yet
Lie beside me on the sand Put some lotion in your hand Come on and make me feel nice Kiss me once or twice Say you love me again Then rub it in, …

Johnny Russell - Rednecks White Socks and Blue Ribbon Beer Not rated yet
What a classic! ... There's no other place I'd rather be.. rednecks white socks and blue ribbon beer, we don't fit in with that white collar crowd.. we're …

Thank God and Greyhound She's Gone, Roy Clark Not rated yet
Hew Haw great Roy Clark makes me smile.

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