Maybe this is not the sex in the 1970s you expected, but instead it is a look at some of the
So lay back and think of sex.
Of course we accept the word sexy too.
So here is Hot Chocolate with You Sexy Thing, and another obvious hit for Rod Stewart with
And what about Disco Tex and the Sex O
Of course the incredible James Brown in 1970 had a hit that never dates. Get Up (I Feel Like Being
In 1976 the group Sex Pistols appeared in the UK charts, which meant PUNK was here. From the album Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols. Lead singer John Lyndon was discovered by Malcom McLaren and Vivian Westwood. The drummer was Paul Cook, and the guitarist was Glenn
The group stormed the charts over the next few years, and even had a live television swearing match with TV interviewer Bill Grundy. All this did was to make them MORE famous. In 1977 they had a huge hit, that was never really played on the radio called God Save The Queen. The song was assumed to be an anti royalty song, coming at the time of the Queens Silver Jubilee celebrations. In fact the group
tired to play the song on the Jubilee day on the River Thames. They failed.
More hits were to follow for the group that changed the music in the 1970s. We will look at those hits another time.
Ian Dury was born in 1942, and was a poet and he didn't know it. He was the lead singer for Ian Dury and the Blockheads, and had a
sex hit in 1977 as Ian Dury with Sex & Drugs, and Rock & Roll on Stiff records. The single was never a big hit because some radio stations banned it, wrongly thinking it was endorsing sex, drugs and alcohol.
A lot more sex to come in the 1970s, so watch this space.