70s charts | Personal year chart 1971

** = funk/soul/jazz/reggae/world/ska/or combinations
**** = pop or rock

My top 3 of favorite songs of the year 1971 (out of 18 listed here):

  1. Dave & Ansil Collins – Double barrel **
  2. Sandy Coast – True love that’s a wonder ****
  3. John Lennon – Imagine ****

Other favorites:

  • Bill Withers – Ain’t no sunshine **
  • Bill Withers – Grandma’s hand **
  • Curtis Mayfield – Move on up **
  • The Fortunes – Here comes that rainy day feeling again ****
  • Johnny Cash – A thing called love ****
  • Manu Dibango – Biso **
  • Max Roach – Were where you when they crucified my lord **
  • Peret – Borriquito **
  • Slade – Coz’ I love you ****

Doubt case:

(I don’t know if I want to put it in the list above, or in the ‘bubbling under’ part)

  • Mongo Santamaria – The letter **

Bubbling under:

  • Cher – Gypsys, tramps & thieves ****
  • The Four Tops – Simple game **
  • Lighthouse – One fine morning **
  • Pharoah Sanders – Astral travelling **
  • Serge Gainsbourg – Ballade de melody Nelson ****

2 thoughts on “70s charts | Personal year chart 1971

  1. I don’t know much about him, but he has made a couple of great songs. :) (Sorry, I don’t speak Portuguese.)

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