Madacy's Rock On 70s series is a low-priced roundup of popular songs from each year of the decade. The songs are wide-ranging and although they seem thrown together with little regard to context or pacing, they do a fairly good job of re-creating what 45 or so minutes of listening to a decent AM station would have been like. Rock On 1973 covers a lot of ground in 12 songs ranging from glam (Sweet's "Little Willy") to soft rock (Seals & Crofts' "Diamond Girl") to smooth soul (the Stylistics' "Break Up to Make Up") to unabashed pop (Tony Orlando & Dawn's "Say Has Anyone Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose") . While it does hold many treasures, the collection is too far on the skimpy side to be considered an essential purchase.
AllMusic Review by Tim Sendra
|1||Seals & Crofts||03:53||Amazon|
|2||Three Dog Night||03:24||Amazon|
|3||Gladys Knight & the Pips||04:38||Amazon|
|4||The Four Tops||03:05||Amazon|
|9||New York City||02:48||Amazon|
|10||Dawn / Tony Orlando||02:52||Amazon|