The year was 1971, the Baltimore Colts won the Superbowl, Apollo 14 makes the third successful lunar landing mission, Rolls-Royce goes bankrupt, Switzerland gives women voting rights, 50 tornadoes rage in Mississippi, killing 74 people, Evel Knievel sets a world record and jumps 19 cars in Ontario, California; Joe Frazier defeats Muhammad Ali, Charles Manson is sentenced to death, The Milwaukee Bucks win the NBA World Championship, President Richard Nixon declares the U.S. War on Drugs, Jim Morrison, lead singer of The Doors is found dead in his bathtub in Paris, France; Gloria Steinem holds her Address to the Women of America speech, Walt Disney World opens in Orlando, Florida; The Pittsburgh Pirates win the World Series, The U.S. dollar is devalued for the second time in history…

…and these songs were being spun by DJ’s all over the World…

TAZ’s Top 25 Hits of 1971

Rolling Stones – Brown Sugar

Lee Michaels – Do You Know What I Mean ?

James Taylor – You’ve Got A Friend

The Doors – Love Her Madly

Daddy Dewdrop – Chick-A-Boom

Gordon Lightfoot – If You Could Read My Mind

The Bells – Stay Awhile

The Stampeders – Sweet City Woman

Matthews Southern Comfort – Woodstock

Wadsworth Mansion – Sweet Mary

Bill Withers – Ain’t No Sunshine

George Harrison – My Sweet Lord

Janis Joplin – Me and Bobby McGee

Paul Revere And The Raiders – Indian Reservation

Rod Stewart – Maggie May

Grass Roots – Temptation Eyes

Paul McCartney – Uncle Albert

The Temptations – Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)

Three Dog Night – Joy to the World

Cher – Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves

Ringo Starr – It Don’t Come Easy

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band – Mr. Bojangles

Tommy James – Draggin’ the Line

Lobo – Me & You & a Dog named Boo

( Bonus 26th ) Jerry Reed – When You’re Hot You’re hot

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Top 25 Hits of 1968

Top 25 Hits of 1970

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