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Friday 11pm: Top 100 Albums of The 70’s – #93 – An Evening With John Denver (1975)

Top 100 Albums of The 70’s

#93 – An Evening With John Denver (1975)

An Evening with John Denver is the first live album by American singer and songwriter John Denver. It was recorded at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, California in August and September 1974. He was backed by an orchestra conducted by Lee Holdridge. Denver’s manager, Milton Okun, was the album’s music producer. Released February 1975

1. “The Music Is You” 1:02
2. “Farewell Andromeda (Welcome to My Morning)” 3:40
3. “Mother Nature’s Son” 4:37
4. “Summer” 3:02
5. “Today” 4:40
6. “Saturday Night In Toledo, Ohio” 4:08

1. “Matthew” 3:42
2. “Rocky Mountain Suite (Cold Nights in Canada)” 3:13
3. “Sweet Surrender” 5:02
4. “Grandma’s Feather Bed” 2:37
5. “Annie’s Song” 3:32
6. “The Eagle and the Hawk” 2:22

1. “My Sweet Lady” 4:55
2. “Annie’s Other Song” 3:05
3. “Boy from the Country” 5:00
4. “Rhymes & Reasons” 3:17
5. “Forest Lawn” 2:58

1. “Pickin’ the Sun Down” 2:17
2. “Thank God I’m a Country Boy” 3:40
3. “Take Me Home, Country Roads” 3:17
4. “Poems, Prayers and Promises” 4:40
5. “Rocky Mountain High” 5:04
6. “This Old Guitar” 4:47

Friday 10pm: Top 100 Albums of the 70’s – #94 – Carpenters – A Song For You (1972)

The Top 100 Albums of The 70’s

#94 – Carpenters – A Song For You (1972)

A Song for You is the fourth studio album by American music duo the Carpenters, released on June 22, 1972. According to Richard Carpenter, “A Song for You was intended to be a concept album (of sorts) with the title tune opening and closing the set and the book-ended selections comprising the ‘song’.”

Six songs were released as A-side singles internationally: “Hurting Each Other”, “It’s Going to Take Some Time”, “Goodbye to Love”, “Top of the World”, “I Won’t Last a Day Without You”, and “Bless the Beasts and Children”.

1. “A Song for You” 4:42
2. “Top of the World” 2:56
3. “Hurting Each Other” 2:46
4. “It’s Going to Take Some Time” 2:55
5. “Goodbye to Love” 3:50
6. “Intermission” 0:22
7. “Bless the Beasts and Children” 3:07
8. “Flat Baroque” 1:45
9. “Piano Picker” 1:59
10. “I Won’t Last a Day Without You” 3:47
11. “Crystal Lullaby” 3:53
12. “Road Ode” 3:50
13. “A Song for You” (reprise) 0:53