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The 1970s

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  1. Wulfgang

    Wulfgang Synchromatic

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    May 22, 2009
    Seattle WA./Omaha NE
    I was just a young kid so hmm ... Vampirella, Pink Floyd, Ingrid Pitt, Kiss, Drive in movie theaters, Minnesota North Stars, Carl Sagan, Bill Bixby - Incredible Hulk, Jane Seymour, Dr.who, Benny Hill. .. Just to name a few.



     
  2. hcsterg

    hcsterg Country Gent

    Feb 13, 2012
    France
    My teenage years...
    "Have good marks at school" , still Mom-and-dad's discourse...
    Starting to play guitar, and my first tube electronic circuits...
    Soul, Funk, Disco was the craze, along with psychedelic music of many kinds : Pink Floyd, ELP...
    Oh, and EM = Electronic Music ! Kraftwerk, Klaus Schulze, Tangerine Dream, Jean-Michel Jarre, Robert Schröder, Neuronium...

    A+!
     
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  3. nickurso

    nickurso Friend of Fred

    Age:
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    Dec 24, 2012
    New Orleans la.
    My favorite era of music and fashion. Good times in my life.
     
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  4. hogrider16

    hogrider16 Gretschie

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    Oct 18, 2017
    charles town wv
    Great times; sex, drugs, rock and roll (although I probably imbibed as much alcohol as drugs). I was playing 6 nights a week having a ball. I spent part of the '70s living in a band house, one crazy night after another.

    As much as I loved that time, I wouldn't trade my life now for that if you threw in a million dollars.
     
  5. hcsterg

    hcsterg Country Gent

    Feb 13, 2012
    France
    As many of you may have forgotten (and may dislike too, OK) that side of music :






    A+!
     
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  6. Tinman46

    Tinman46 Country Gent

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    Dec 19, 2011
    Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
    I was just a wee pup in the 70s. Born in 68. But I still love the music from this decade.
     
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  7. Dreamtime

    Dreamtime Gretschie

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    Dec 14, 2017
    New York
    listening to great AM radio hits on crazy Panasonic gear:
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    Roger Moore as 007:
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    ice hockey was a bloodbath every night:
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    these guys changed pop music forever (dance orientated music still dominates the charts)
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  8. Wulfgang

    Wulfgang Synchromatic

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  9. Moleng1

    Moleng1 Synchromatic

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    Jul 5, 2014
    Vancouver, B.C. Canada
    12 - 22

    Virginity lost to very aggressive 17 year old at 15 (Wow, that was fast!!!)

    Standing up to my father about pretty much everything!!

    Having my heart broken x infinity!!

    Led Zepplin (say no more!!)

    Frampton Comes Alive, Rumors, Kiss Alive, Songs In The Key of Life, Dark Side of the Moon, and many more!!

    Disco?? Still don't get it, but beat up a lot of guys in white suits, and was shut down by a lot of girls in flimsy dresses (however, made time with a lot of biker chicks!! Definite win!!)

    My first Harley (wish I still had it!!)
     
  10. Hydroman

    Hydroman Gretschie

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    Feb 29, 2016
    FUNtucky, Ca.
    Watching American Bandstand just to see all the Hot Chicks.

     
  11. MTurner

    MTurner Friend of Fred

    Age:
    61
    Aug 17, 2010
    Clayton, North Carolina, USA
    14-24

    A lot of good music, and a lot of crap: and believe me, there ain't no crap like 70s crap. Getting a driver's license and the eNORmous jump in independence that represented. High school and college. Learning to fly. First love, first heartbreak. Entering the Air Force and ending the decade in Rapid City, South Dakota, which is a very different place from where I grew up.

    Unlike most of you cats, I did not start playing guitar as a teenager. If I had, I imagine I'd suck much less now.
     
  12. russmack

    russmack Synchromatic

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  13. russmack

    russmack Synchromatic

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    Not sure I've connected the links correctly.

    But, about five years ago, my wife found a copy of the Bee Gees live at Vegas.

    What can I say? I used to think the Bee Gees were just another product of the music machine.

    But I sortta got teary-eyed watching their show.

    Eight guitars and six amps ago. To me they were just so dang inspirational that I had to go back into that musical black hole.

    So, here I am now, spending hours every day learning to play Ragtime. Of course, that has nothing to do with the Bee Gees, but their show re-awakened something within me.

    Music can be so powerful.

    Russ
     
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  14. Aymara

    Aymara Friend of Fred

    Jul 6, 2013
    Germany
    For me it started as a teenie like this:





    Then came KISS, Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, later Genesis, Yes, King Crimson, Manfred Mann's Earth Band ... and then the revolution started:

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  15. Aymara

    Aymara Friend of Fred

    Jul 6, 2013
    Germany
    What a great aera:







     
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  16. Trash Kidd

    Trash Kidd Country Gent

    Age:
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    Dec 14, 2015
    London U.K.
    I loved the 70s & still do.
    Wanna go back lol

    Glam rock & punk rock ....Say know more!!
     
  17. GJK1959

    GJK1959 Country Gent

    Age:
    59
    Mar 14, 2011
    Bishops Stortford
    Muscle cars, Exile on Main Street, Keef, Sex Pistols, Can, Robert Gordon and Link Wray, Osibisa, Hippy chicks, Cheap fags, Tubular Bells, Free, The Band, Leon Russel, Elton John at his best.....
     
  18. Dennison

    Dennison Country Gent

    Jul 17, 2011
    Kent, UK
    Steely Dan, Graham Parker and The Rumour, Little Feat, a Lotus Elan, my first Gretsch (a '63 double cut 6120) and happy days gigging up in North-east England.