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American rock group Grand Funk Railroad performing at Hyde Park Free Concert, 3rd July 1971. (Photo by John Minihan/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

It was the summer the voting age was lowered from 21 to 18, American Top 40 debuted on the radio and, speaking of countdowns, these were the top 10 rock albums on 8/22/70:

10.  Eric Burdon Declares “War” – Eric Burdon & War

Eric Burdon & War - Spill The Wine

Die komplette Beat Club-Folge mit diesem Auftritt im iTunes Store erhältlich! https://itunes.apple.com/de/tv-season/beat-club-folge-59-26.09.1970/id315310525?i=315433431&uo=4&at=11lKhp Ex-Animal Eric Burdon und die amerikanische Funk-Band War mit ihrer Hit-Single "Spill The Wine" live im Beat Club am 26.09.1970. The first chart hit of the multi-ethnic band War, sang by short-time member Eric Burdon.

 

9.  McCartney – Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney - Maybe I'm Amazed

Track 09 from the album McCartney - 1970 Baby, I'm amazed at the way You love me all the time And maybe I'm afraid of the way I love you Maybe I'm amazed at the way You pulled me out of time You hung me on the line Maybe I'm amazed at the way I really need you Maybe I'm a man Maybe I'm a lonely man Who's in the middle of something That he doesn't really understand Maybe I'm a man Maybe you're the only woman Who could ever help me Baby, won't you help me to understand?

 

8.  Let It Be – The Beatles

THE BEATLES - GET BACK - ROOFTOP PERFORMANCE 1969

THE BEATLES PLAY GET BACK FOR AN UNSUSPECTING AUDIENCE ON THE ROOFTOP OF APPLE STUDIOS 3 SAVILE ROW, LONDON, ENGLAND. VIDEO FOOTAGE TAKEN FROM THEIR LET IT BE MOVIE AND THEIR OFFICIAL GET BACK PROMO VIDEO. © Videos are for viewing purposes only.

 

7.  Closer To Home – Grand Funk Railroad

Grand Funk Railroad I'm Your Captain

Album Closer to Home Lyrics: Everybody, listen to me, And return me, my ship. I'm your captain, I'm your captain, Though I'm feeling mighty sick. I've been lost now, days uncounted, And it's months since I've seen home. Can you hear me, can you hear me, Or am I all alone.

 

6.  Tommy – The Who

The Who - Pinball Wizard (Live)

For more info - http://www.eagle-rock.com/artist/the-... http://store.eagle-rock.com/title/liv... The original Who line-up performing a full live set in front of 600,000 people at the Isle of Wight festival in the UK in 1970. At 2am August 30th The Who appeared on stage and gave one of the most memorable concerts of their career.

 

5.  Deja Vu – Crosby Stills Nash & Young

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Teach Your Children (Official Music Video)

You're watching the official music video for Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - "Teach Your Children" written by Graham Nash. Originally released on the 1970 CSNY studio album "Deja Vu", "Teach Your Children" is featured on a 2018 Graham Nash career retrospective entitled "Over The Years..."

 

4.  Chicago – Chicago

Chicago - 25 or 6 to 4 - 7/21/1970 - Tanglewood (Official)

Chicago - 25 or 6 to 4 Recorded Live: 7/21/1970 - Tanglewood - Lenox, MA More Chicago at Music Vault: http://www.musicvault.com Subscribe to Music Vault on YouTube: http://goo.gl/DUzpUF Personnel: Robert Lamm - keyboards, lead vocals Terry Kath - guitar, lead vocals Peter Cetera - bass, lead vocals James Pankow - trombone, percussion Lee Loughnane - trumpet, percussio, background vocals Walter Parazaider - woodwinds, percussion, background vocals Daniel Seraphine - drums

 

3.  Live At Leeds – The Who

The Who ~ Summertime Blues

Please Rate & Comment... The Who sings Summertime Blues Live At Leeds - 1970

 

2.  Woodstock – Music From The Motion Picture

Jefferson Airplane - Volunteers (Live at Woodstock Music & Art Fair, 1969)

Jefferson Airplane performing "Volunteers" at the most famous music festival "Woodstock" in 1969.

 

1.  Cosmos’s Factory – Creedence Clearwater Revival

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Who'll Stop The Rain [Clip Archives] 1969

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Who'll Stop The Rain Label; Fantasy 1969 Written: J. C. Fogerty UMG

 

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