Various Artists

The Ultimate Jukebox Hits of the '70s, Vol. 3

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Aside from Hall & Oates ("Rich Girl"), the Guess Who ("No Time"), Lou Reed ("Take a Walk on the Wild Side"), and Jefferson Starship ("Count on Me"), the artists included on Collectables' The Ultimate Jukebox Hits of the '70s, Vol. 3 won't be familiar to the average music fan. It's still a decent, however randomly assorted, batch of songs that were popular on the radio waves (and apparently jukeboxes) during the decade -- certainly anyone who paid attention to popular radio during the '70s will be able to recognize the songs from less-recognizable sources. Pure Prairie League's "Amie," Melanie's "Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)," Jaggerz's "The Rapper," B.W. Stevenson's "My Maria," and Michael Brewer and Tom Shipley's "One Toke Over the Line" round out the disc. Out of all the releases in Collectables' Ultimate Jukebox Hits series, this one has to be one of the least obvious, containing many songs that have been lost amidst the gaggle of similarly formatted compilations.

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