Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Yamaha Online Services MIDI Year In Review: 1975!

In 1975, Wheel Of Fortune and Saturday Night Live premiered on NBC. The Steelers beat the Vikings in Super Bowl IX, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show opened on Broadway. Bill Gates founded Microsoft in New Mexico, and Muhammad Ali defeated Joe Frazier in a boxing match in the Philippines.

In music news, Peter Gabriel left Genesis, and the seminal heavy metal band Iron Maiden is formed. Three Led Zeppelin concerts at Madison Square Garden sold out in a record 4 hours, and the film version of The Who's Tommy premiered in London. Join us this week as we review some of the best songs from 1975, all of which are available in Play Along MIDI format for your Yamaha Keyboard at Yamaha MusicSoft and Internet Direct Connection.

Love Will Keep Us Together
Captain & Tennille

Philadelphia Freedom
Elton John


David Bowie

Shining Star
Earth, Wind & Fire

Thank God I'm A Country Boy
John Denver

Jive Talkin'

Bee Gees

Kung Fu Fighting

Carl Douglas

Brown Sugar
The Rolling Stones

Pinball Wizard
The Who

Communication Breakdown
Led Zeppelin