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Rock Hits Of The 70s 
On The Acoustic

rock hits of the 70s

Welcome to my rock hits of the 70s page where you'll find some great 70s rock tunes you can easily play on the acoustic guitar. Download the free chord sheets and check out my demo videos.

If you need a full tutorial lesson, they are available for a few buck or even less. See prices listed above.

Bands on this page:
Big Star - Bravebelt - BTO
Five Star Electrical Band - Little River Band
Thirteen

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Rock Hits Of The 70s
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1. Absolutely Right - Five Man Electrical Band

absolutely right five man electrical band

Absolutely Right was a single from the Five Man Electrical Band, who was a Canadian rock band based out of Ottawa Canada. This track was from their 1971 album Coming Of Age. The song peaked at #3 in Canada and #26 on the US Hot 100 chart.

You can uses a down down up down up down up rhythm pattern using the chords A, D/A, G, E7, D, C and a B7. A few picking riffs is all that's needed for this one.

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2. Cool Change - Little River Band

cool change little river band

Cool Change is a track from the Little River Band off of their 1979 album First Under The Wire.

The song hit #8 in the US but did not chart in the bands homeland of Australia.

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3. Down On The Border - Little River Band

down on the border little river band

Down On The Border is from the 1982 album, Greatest Hits, from The Little River Band.

This track charted in Australia only reaching #7 on the rock charts.


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4. Dunrobins'  Gone - Brave Belt

dunrobins gone song brave belt

Dunrobin's Gone is found on the Brave Belt II album but I don't believe the song was a single back in 1972

The band pre-dated BTO and was post The Guess Who.

  • Drop D Tuning: No
  • Capo: No
  • Rhythm: root down up down up down up and repeat
  • Picking: Yes
  • Chords: D, G, A, Bm, Gbm, Em, A7
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5. Hey You - BTO

hey you song BTO

Hey You was one of two singles from BTO's 1975 album Four Wheel Drive.

The song was #1 in Canada, #2 in South Africa and #21 in the US.

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6. Lady - Little River Band

lady little river band

Lady was released as a single from the album by Little River band entitled Sleeper Catcher back in 1978.

The song peaked at #7 in the US and hit #46 in Australia.

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7. Reminiscing - Little River Band

reminiscing little river band

Reminiscing is also a track from the 1978 album Sleeper Catcher by the Little River Band.

The song managed to reach #3 in the US and #35 in Australia. This song was written by lead guitarist Graeham Goble.

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8. Takin Care Of Business - BTO

takin care of business song BTO

Takin Care Of Business was a #3 hit in Canada and a #12 in the US when it was released as a single in 1974.

The track can be found on the Bachman Turner Overdrive II album.

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9. Thirteen - Big Star

thirteen song by big star

Thirteen is a track from Big Star's debut album from 1972.

This song was released as a single but was mislabeled and called Don't Lie To Me. There is no mention if the song became a hit but Rolling Stone has it as #396 on their list of the greatest 500 songs of all time.

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10. You Ain't Seen Nothin Yet - BTO

you aint seen nothing yet bto

You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet is a song by a Canadian rock band called Bachman–Turner Overdrive (BTO). Randy Bachman wrote the song for the band's third album called Not Fragile in 1974. They released it as a single that same year, with another song called "Free Wheelin'" on the flip side.

The song became really popular, reaching number one on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart and also on the Canadian RPM chart in November 1974. It was their biggest hit in the United Kingdom too, reaching number 2 on the UK Singles Chart. They also had another song called "Roll on Down the Highway" that did pretty well in the UK, though not as big as this one.

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