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Subject: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: ktelqueen on 07/12/04 at 1:25 am

Here are mine off the top of my head:
Crazy Love - Poco
I Love You - Climax
Babe - Styx
Leather and Lace - Stevie Nicks and Don Henley
Stop Draggin' My Heart Around- Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty
Her Town Too - James Taylor and JD Souther
How Much I Feel - Ambrosia
Baby Come Back - Player
Love Will Find A Way - Pablo Cruise
Just The Two Of Us - Grover Washington Jr
Make Love Stay and Longer - Dan Fogelberg
I'd Really Love To See You Tonight - England Dan and John Ford Coley
Make Me Do Anything You Want - A Foot In Cold Water
Just Remember I Love You - Firefall
...ok,i'll stop there..oh,the rollerskating memories that this list has evoked  ;)

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Leo Jay on 07/12/04 at 12:49 pm

"The Morning After" - Maureen McGovern
"Same Old Lang Syne" - Dan Fogelberg
"Longer Than" - Dan Fogelberg
"Sister Golden Hair" - America
"I Like Dreaming" - Kenny Nolan

for a start...

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: zcrito on 07/12/04 at 6:12 pm


Here are mine off the top of my head:
Crazy Love - Poco
I Love You - Climax
Babe - Styx
Leather and Lace - Stevie Nicks and Don Henley
Stop Draggin' My Heart Around- Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty
Her Town Too - James Taylor and JD Souther
How Much I Feel - Ambrosia
Baby Come Back - Player
Love Will Find A Way - Pablo Cruise
Just The Two Of Us - Grover Washington Jr
Make Love Stay and Longer - Dan Fogelberg
I'd Really Love To See You Tonight - England Dan and John Ford Coley
Make Me Do Anything You Want - A Foot In Cold Water
Just Remember I Love You - Firefall
...ok,i'll stop there..oh,the rollerskating memories that this list has evoked  ;)



Many good ones, Ktel.

I like these the best:
How Much I Feel - Ambrosia
Love Will Find A Way - Pablo Cruise
Just The Two Of Us - Grover Washington Jr
  Very mellow. 8)

But what the heck is
Make Me Do Anything You Want - A Foot In Cold Water
?



Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: zcrito on 07/12/04 at 6:21 pm


"The Morning After" - Maureen McGovern
"Same Old Lang Syne" - Dan Fogelberg
"Longer Than" - Dan Fogelberg
"Sister Golden Hair" - America
"I Like Dreaming" - Kenny Nolan

for a start...



I don't know, Leo.
Maureen McGovern? A song from The Poseidon Adventure? :o

Don't tell anyone but she does have one song I do like  :-[
"Can You Read My Mind?"  (from Superman)

;D


Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 07/12/04 at 7:24 pm


Here are mine off the top of my head:
Crazy Love - Poco
I Love You - Climax
Babe - Styx
Leather and Lace - Stevie Nicks and Don Henley
Stop Draggin' My Heart Around- Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty
Her Town Too - James Taylor and JD Souther
How Much I Feel - Ambrosia
Baby Come Back - Player
Love Will Find A Way - Pablo Cruise
Just The Two Of Us - Grover Washington Jr
Make Love Stay and Longer - Dan Fogelberg
I'd Really Love To See You Tonight - England Dan and John Ford Coley
Make Me Do Anything You Want - A Foot In Cold Water
Just Remember I Love You - Firefall
...ok,i'll stop there..oh,the rollerskating memories that this list has evoked  ;)



Wow ktelqueen, I love all of these songs!!!  Me thinks that you and I must be around the same age... :)

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: ktelqueen on 07/12/04 at 7:37 pm




Many good ones, Ktel.

I like these the best:
How Much I Feel - Ambrosia
Love Will Find A Way - Pablo Cruise
Just The Two Of Us - Grover Washington Jr
  Very mellow. 8)

But what the heck is
Make Me Do Anything You Want - A Foot In Cold Water
?




hey zcrito...a foot in cold water is a canadian band with a somewhat one-hit wonder status..how about your list of personal faves?

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: zcrito on 07/12/04 at 10:19 pm

This Topic reminds me of the Olivia Newton-John song "Have You Never Been Mellow".

Okay, some '70s and early '80s mellow ;) songs...

Daisy Jane - America
Let It Be - The Beatles
This Masquerade - George Benson
Make It With You - Bread
If You Leave Me Now - Chicago
Our House -  Crosby,Stills,Nash and Young
Be Thankful for What You Got - William DeVaughn
That's The Way Of The World - Earth, Wind and Fire 
For the Love of You - The Isley Brothers
Tequila Sunrise - The Eagles
Joy to Have Your Love - Patti LaBelle
#9 Dream - John Lennon
Smile of the Beyond - Mahavishnu Orchestra
Golden Time of Day - Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
Help Me - Joni Mitchell
Lovin' You - Minnie Riperton
Sweet Thing - Rufus & Chaka Khan
With Your Love - Jefferson Starship
People Make the World Go Round - The Stylistics
Snowflakes Are Dancing - Tomita
Summer - War
Mexico - James Taylor
Everybody's Got to Learn Sometime - Korgis
Never Knew Love Like This Before - Stephanie Mills
You are My Starship - Norman Connors
Midnight at the Oasis - Maria Muldaur
Wishing on a Star - Rose Royce
Neither One Of Us (Wants To Be The First To Say Goodbye) - Gladys Knight & the Pips

That's enough for now.
:)
;D

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: ktelqueen on 07/12/04 at 10:43 pm




Wow ktelqueen, I love all of these songs!!!  Me thinks that you and I must be around the same age... :)


yes,CeramicsFanatic,we often seem to be on the same page(no pun intended ;) )

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: ktelqueen on 07/12/04 at 10:56 pm


This Topic reminds me of the Olivia Newton-John song "Have You Never Been Mellow".

Okay, some '70s and early '80s mellow ;) songs...

Daisy Jane - America
Let It Be - The Beatles
This Masquerade - George Benson
Make It With You - Bread
If You Leave Me Now - Chicago
Our House -  Crosby,Stills,Nash and Young
Tequila Sunrise - The Eagles
Lovin' You - Minnie Riperton
Mexico - James Taylor
Never Knew Love Like This Before - Stephanie Mills
Midnight at the Oasis - Maria Muldaur
:)
;D




ok..these are my picks from your list and,by the way,nothin' wrong with "Have You Never Been Mellow"  :)

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: memory on 06/26/05 at 1:28 pm

confortably numb - pink floyd

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: suckcess on 07/31/05 at 9:01 am

Dust in the Wind by Kansas

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Carl Leitz on 08/04/05 at 9:17 am

I liked the songs 'Sad Eyes' and Lobo's 'I'd Love you to want me'

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: ADH13 on 08/04/05 at 2:24 pm


it looks like you guys got most of the good ones...

i'd add

"When I Need You" - Leo Sayer
"The One That You Love" - Air Supply
"Wishing You Were Here" - Chicago

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Carl on 08/04/05 at 3:05 pm

I always liked Chicago's 'If you leave me now'

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: ADH13 on 08/04/05 at 3:28 pm


anyone remember the song Key Largo?  I had completely forgotten about it and don't remember ever seeing it mentioned on this site...  i dont even know who sang it but i think it was from the late 70's

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Carl on 08/05/05 at 2:29 pm

That was Bertie Higgins

"We had it all, just like Bogie and Bacall"?

voted 'Most Annoying Song of the Day' somewhere

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: ADH13 on 01/05/06 at 12:47 am



Some more I like:

Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
Wasted On The Way - CSNY
Slow Dancing - Johnny Rivers
My Love - Paul McCartney
Just When I Needed You Most - Randy VanWarmer
Woman - John Lennon
How Can You Mend A Broken Heart - Bee Gees
I Go Crazy - Paul Davis (I can't believe a certain person didn't mention that one!) 8)
Mandy - Barry Manilow
Without You - Nilsson
All By Myself - Eric Carmen
Sentimental Lady - Bob Welch
Starry Starry Night - Don McLean
Reminiscing - Little River Band
Tonight I Celebrate My Love - Peabo Bryson & Roberta flack

Plus many that were already mentioned by others. :)



Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: whistledog on 01/05/06 at 1:12 am

Two from the early 80's (and actually the only two hits these guys had) ...

If You Should Sail - Nielsen and Pearson (1980)
The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore - Nielsen and Pearson (1981)

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Badfinger-fan on 01/05/06 at 1:48 am

Precious and Few - Climax
Suavecito - Malo
All day Music - War
Diary - Bread
Make It With You - Bread
Everything I Own - Bread
Tonight's the Night - Rod Stewart
Reflections Of My Life - The Marmalade
Magnet and Steel - Walter Egan
Rock and Roll Lullaby - BJ Thomas
Me and You and a Dog named Boo - Lobo

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: whistledog on 01/05/06 at 1:53 am


Precious and Few - Climax Blues Band


The group that did that was just called Climax :)

I always thought they were the same as Climax Blues Band, but i guess Climax were 1 hit wonders with 'Precious and Few'

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Badfinger-fan on 01/05/06 at 2:39 am

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Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: KKay on 01/05/06 at 12:43 pm

There are too many to list.
This is my favorite kind of music!!!

The Things We Do For Love- 10cc
Dance With Me- Orleans
You Are The Woman- Firefall
On & On-Stephen Bishop
Crazy Love- Poco
Cool Change- Little River Band
It Don't Matter To Me- Bread
New Kid In Town- The Eagles
Summer Breeze- Seals & Crofts
Just When I Needed You Most- Randy Vanwarmer
Amie- Pure Prairie League
Blue Bayou- Linda Ronstadt
Fernando- Abba
Take it to The Limit- Eagles
Lights- Journey

byt the way the Ktelqueen has a great new picture...nice! it's very glamorous :)

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: ADH13 on 01/05/06 at 12:48 pm


Dance With Me- Orleans


Argh... I'll bet this is the one I was trying to think of in Karen's quiz.

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Miss Nostalgia on 01/05/06 at 4:59 pm

At Seventeen-by Janis Ian

Just Remember I Love You-by Firefall

I Need You-by America

Lonely People-by America

When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman-by Dr. Hook

And this one song that says "What's The Glory Of Livng, Hasn't Anybody Ever Been Together Anymore". What's that song?

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: KKay on 01/05/06 at 5:50 pm

all  these songs we're listing are the ones we do in my cover band...
we are a few fans of mellow pop - this way the songs are in my  life all the time!!!
it's really how I ended up on the boards. I was looking for lists of songs and found you guys.
:)

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: loki 13 on 01/05/06 at 5:58 pm

Let Me Love You Once...Greg Lake
C'est La Vie....Greg Lake
Envelopes Of Yesterday...Pete Sinfield

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: CatwomanofV on 01/05/06 at 6:35 pm

A lot of great songs have been listed. These are the ones I can think of off the top of my head at the moment.

I go Crazy-Paul Davis
Cool Night-Paul Davis
Last Song-Edward Bear
If you Could Read my Mind-Gordon Lightfoot
At Seventeen-Janis Ian
Ready to Take a Chance Again-Barry Manilow
C'est la Vie-Emerson, Lake, & Palmer
Cap in Hand-Jethro Tull
Castle Walls-Styx
Man in the Wilderness-Styx
Come Sail Away-Styx
Snowblind-Styx (can you tell I like Styx?  ;) )
Hey You-Pink Floyd
Wasted Time-The Eagles
Rocky Mountain High-John Denver
Country Roads-John Denver


I think that should do it for now even though I know there are a lot more to be added.



Cat

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: KKay on 01/05/06 at 6:37 pm

Great lists, everyone...all myf avorites!

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Banks on 01/06/06 at 4:11 am

Wow guys!!! Now thats an AWSOME list...

Here are my picks:


Goin' To California by Led Zeppelin

Big Yellow Taxi by Joni Mitchell

Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd

Your My Best Friend by Queen

It Never Rains In Southern California by Albert Hammond

Drift Away by Dobie Gray

When Will I See You Again by Three Degrees

Sandy by John Travolta

Too Much, Too Little, Too Late by Johnny Mathis and Deniece Williams

Rock On by David Essec

Baby Dont Get Hooked On Me by Mac Davis

Amazing Grace by Judy Collins

Blue Bayou by Linda Ronstadt

Lotta Love by Nocollette Larson

Chuck E's In Love by Rickie Lee Jones

In The Flesh by Blondie

Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush

Needles And Pins by Smokie

Ebony Eyes by Bob Welch

Baby Its You by Promises


Ill leave it at that...There are more, butu I think thats enough for one list.  ;)









AN

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Albert on 01/06/06 at 4:44 am

"Reunited" - Peaches & Herb
"Endless Love" - Diana Ross & Lionel Richie

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Albert on 01/06/06 at 4:49 am

Also:

"Wasted on the Way" - Crosby, Stills & Nash

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: KKay on 01/06/06 at 8:23 am

Moonlight Feels Right, ONly Lonely (JD Souther- great one)
On & On, Shannon, Wildfire, Seasons in the Sun, Sundown, Without you

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 01/09/06 at 12:14 am

Key Largo came out in 1982 and was sung by Bertie Higgins

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: whistledog on 01/09/06 at 1:31 am

Another good one is a very rare top 40 hit from '81 called "More Than Just the Two of Us" by Sneaker.  Just such a beautiful song :)

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 01/09/06 at 1:34 am

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Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: KKay on 01/09/06 at 8:51 am

I love "My Angel BAby" by Toby Beau s

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: KKay on 01/10/06 at 9:09 am

Loveis inthe air

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: KKay on 01/10/06 at 9:21 am

fool if you think it's over by Crhis Rea

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: ultraviolet52 on 01/10/06 at 1:43 pm

Beth - Kiss

Such a tender ballad from such a bad ass group.

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: KKay on 01/10/06 at 2:05 pm

what was that ballad that Alice Cooper put out? oh!
You and me...love that one.
what year? anyone?

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: DaBukaba on 01/14/06 at 4:58 am


what was that ballad that Alice Cooper put out? oh!
You and me...love that one.
what year? anyone?


That was 1977.

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Claybricks on 08/04/09 at 12:43 pm

Sad Cafe - Run Home Girl {1978}

Album: Misplaced Ideals

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gm8C7wlW9NU



Dan

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Frank on 08/04/09 at 1:43 pm

Dust in the wind - Kansas
Time - Alan Parsons
Comfortably numb - Pink Floyd
We're all alone - Rita Coolidge


Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 08/04/09 at 2:50 pm


Time - Alan Parsons


Beautiful song!!  :)

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Paul on 08/04/09 at 2:58 pm

Rarely heard these days, which is a shame...'Hurry Home' - Wavelength (1982)

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: CeramicsFanatic on 08/04/09 at 3:09 pm


Rarely heard these days, which is a shame...'Hurry Home' - Wavelength (1982)


First time I've heard that song...and it's not bad!  :)

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Claybricks on 08/05/09 at 7:15 am

Jim Capaldi - That's Love {1983}

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOBVlu2FeGg


Poco - Indian Summer {1977}

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFKNwZ-e6-0


Little River Band - Lady {1978}

http://cn.last.fm/music/Little+River+Band/Reminiscing%3A+The+20th+Anniversary+Collection+%28disc+1%29/Lady+%282002+Digital+Remaster%29


The Babys - Everytime I Think of You {1978}

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JP8bN5z-PEU


Dave Mason - Seasons {1977}

http://us.dada.net/audio/6235372/Dave-Mason-Seasons/


Dave Mason - Mystic Traveler {1977}

http://us.dada.net/audio/6235372/Dave-Mason-Seasons/


Jimmy Buffett - Coast of Marseilles {1978}

http://www.imeem.com/1luckydogds/music/VX0LkZqU/jimmy-buffett-coast-of-marseilles/


Pablo Cruise - Atlanta June {1977}

http://www.imeem.com/popmusic8/music/WRYBE4gq/pablo_cruise_atlanta_june/



Dan

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Badfinger-fan on 08/05/09 at 9:58 am

Sailing -- Christopher Cross          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMkIuKXwmlU&feature=related

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Badfinger-fan on 08/05/09 at 3:21 pm

Sweet Dreams - Air Supply

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: coqueta83 on 08/05/09 at 7:34 pm


Little River Band - Lady {1978}

http://cn.last.fm/music/Little+River+Band/Reminiscing%3A+The+20th+Anniversary+Collection+%28disc+1%29/Lady+%282002+Digital+Remaster%29



I really love this song!  :)




Just to name a few....


Lotta Love - Nicolette Larson
Chuck E's In Love - Rickie Lee Jones
All Out of Love - Air Supply
Too Much Heaven - Bee Gees
Cruisin' - Smokey Robinson

:)

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Badfinger-fan on 08/05/09 at 7:50 pm

Let's Go Dancin' (Ooh La, La, La) -- Kool and the Gang

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Claybricks on 08/06/09 at 9:51 pm

Eagles - OL' 55  {1974}

http://www.enladisco.com/the-eagles/T/



Dan

Subject: Re: Favourite mellow songs of the late 70's and early 80's?

Written By: Claybricks on 08/15/09 at 5:51 pm

Toto - Georgy Porgy {1978}

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uV4yjWP2FGM



Dan

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