Welcome to the 70s : Project



Videos and Performances of the 70s

Top funk Songs from the 70s

 1970: Get Up-James Brown

Ball Of Confusion-The Temptations

Get Up Offa’ That Thing-James Brown

Don’t Worry If There’s A Hell Below, We’re All Gonna Go-Curtis Mayfield


1971: Outa Space-Billy Preston

Groove Me-King Floyd

Theme From “Shaft”-Isaac Hayes

Ain’t It Funky Yet, Part 1-James Brown


1972: I’ll Take You There- The Staple Singers 

Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone- The Temptations 

Superstition-Stevie Wonder

Use Me-Bill Withers

Kung Fu Fighting-Carl Douglas

Rocky Steady-Aretha Franklin

Funky Worm-Ohio Players

Love Train-The O’Jays

I Gotcha-Joe Tex


1973: Jungle Boogie- Kool & The Gang

Hollywood Swinging’- Kool & The Gang 

Funky Stuff – Kool & The Gang 

Living For the City – Stevie Wonder 

Higher Ground-Stevie Wonder

For The Love Of Money-The O’Jays

Keep On Truckin’-Eddie Kendricks

The Payback-James Brown


1974: Tell Me something Good- Rufus 

Pick Up the Pieces- Average White Band

Do It-B.T Express

Fire-Ohio Players

You Haven’t Done Nothin’-Stevie Wonder


1975: Shining Star- Earth, Wind, & Fire

Love Rollercoasters- Ohio Players 

Low Rider (On The Boulevard)-War

You Sexy Thing-Hot Chocolate

Fight The Power-The Isley Brothers

Get Down Tonight-KC and The Sunshine Band

Give Up The Funk-The Parliaments

Shakey Ground-The Temptations


1976: Get The Funk Out Ma Face-The Brothers Johnson

Play That Funky Music-Wild Cherry


1977: Brick House- Commodores

Got to Give It Up- Marvin Gaye 

O-H-I-O-Ohio Players

Serpentine Fire-Earth, Wind, and Fire

Lovely Day-Bill Withers

(Everytime I Turn Around) Back In Love Again-L.T.D


1978: One Nation Under the Groove – Funkadelic

Take Me to the Next Phase- Isley Brothers 

The Grooveline – Heatwave 




1979: Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough- Michael Jackson 

(Not Just) Knee Deep-Funkadelic

I Don’t Believe You Want To Get Up And Dance-The Gap Band

* Top Artist of the 70s * * Decade *

Stevie Wonder

  • Genres: Soul, pop R&B, funk, jazz

Marvin Gaye

  • Genres: R&B, soul, psychedelic soul, funk, jazz, pop

James Brown

  • Genres: Funk, soul, rhythm and blues

Aretha Franklin

  • Genres: Soul, R&B, pop, gospel, dance

Parliament Funkadelic

  • Genres: Funk, psychedelia, rock, soul

The Isley Brothers

  • Genres: Doo-wop, rock and roll, R&B, soul, rock, funk, gospel

Bob Marley

  • Genres: Reggae, ska, rocksteady

The Jackson 5

  • Genres: Pop, R&B, soul, disco, funk, bubblegum pop

Earth, Wind & Fire

  • Genres: R&B, soul

Al Green

  • Genres: R&B, soul, blues, gospel

Curtis Mayfield

  • Genres: Soul, funk, R&B, psychedelic soul

Gladys Knight & The Pips

  • Genres: R&B, soul, pop


The Temptations

  • Genres: R&B, soul, funk, psychedelic soul


  • Genres: R&B, soul, funk, pop

The Spinners

  • Genres: R&B, smooth soul, Philly soul, Detroit soul, Doo Wop

Kool and The Gang

  • Genres: R&B, soul, funk, disco, jazz


  • Genres: Funk, soul, black rock, jazz-rock

The Staple Singers

  • Genres: Soul, blues, funk, R&B, gospel, pop

Barry White

  • Genres: R&B, soul, funk, disco

Rufus (featuring Chaka Khan)

  • Genres: R&B, soul, funk, smooth soul, disco

Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes

  • Genres: R&B, soul, disco

Donna Summer

  • Genres: Disco, R&B, dance, soul

The Chi-Lites

  • Genres: R&B, soul

The O’Jays

  • Genres: Rock, pop, blue-eyed soul, blues rock, folk rock

Sly and the Family Stone

  • Genres: Funk, psychedelic soul, rock

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