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" In 1977 the Commodores scored a ballad hit with " Easy ", which became the group's biggest hit yet, reaching No. 4 in the U. S., followed by the funky favorite " Brick House ", also Top 5, both from their landmark album " The Commodores ", as was the utopian album favorite " Zoom ".
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1977 and Commodores
** Commodore PET, Commodores first full-featured computer, a home / personal computer first produced in 1977
Session players Dan Ferguson ( guitar ) and Ron Fransen ( keyboards ) were brought in instead to play on Rarearth, which was produced by James Anthony Carmichael ( who would go onto huge success with The Commodores and Lionel Richie ) and released in 1977.
1977 and scored
Dalglish also scored three days later on his Anfield debut in a 2 – 0 victory over Newcastle United, and he scored Liverpool's sixth goal when they beat Keegan's Hamburg 6 – 0 in the second leg of the 1977 UEFA Super Cup final.
From the Paret bout to his retirement in 1977, Griffith fought 80 bouts but only scored twelve knockouts.
Although the group also scored minor chart placements with " Silver Star " (# 38 ), " Down the Hall " (# 65 in 1977 ) both sung by Polci, and " Spend the Night in Love " (# 91 in 1980 ) which again featured Polci as main Lead vocalist and Valli singing the bridge section and contributing to backup group vocals, " December, 1963 " marked the end of the Seasons ' hit-making run.
With a 3 – 1 win over Bulgaria at the Parc des Princes on 16 November 1977, a match in which Platini excelled in the role of playmaker and scored on a splendid 25-metre shot, France secured qualification for the 1978 World Cup in Argentina for their first appearance in the World Cup finals since 1966.
The Morecambe and Wise's Christmas Show in 1977 scored one of the highest ever audiences in British television history with more than 28 million viewers.
After finishing second in 1976 and 1977, the following year, Peñarol won its twenty-fourth championship, season in which Morena obtained two records, the highest number of goals in a season ( 36 ), and the largest number of goals scored in a game, converting 7 versus Huracán Buceo.
They had a more stable roster than most WHA teams — Ley, Webster, Selwood, Pleau, and Tommy Earl would all play over 350 games with the club — and scored a major coup when they signed legend Gordie Howe and his sons Mark and Marty from the Houston Aeros in 1977.
The record for most runs scored in a single World Series, shared by two players, is 10, achieved both times in a six-game Series: Reggie Jackson of the Yankees was the first to do it, in 1977 ; the Toronto Blue Jays ' Paul Molitor equaled him in 1993.
The play has been adapted as a musical at least three times, first as The Boys from Syracuse with a score by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart, then in 1976 in a version by Trevor Nunn, scored by Guy Woolfenden, for the Royal Shakespeare Company, winning the Laurence Olivier Award for best musical on its transfer to the West End in 1977, and in 1981 as Oh, Brother!
He went on to enjoy a run in the side and scored his first professional hat-trick, in a 4 – 0 win against Ipswich Town on 16 March 1977.
Niki Lauda scored back-to-back victories at the track in 1975 and 1976, and in 1977 Gunnar Nilsson scored his only F1 victory at Zolder.
From 1976 to 1980, any player who scored a perfect 21 points received a $ 1, 000 bonus on the daytime $ 20, 000 Pyramid and a $ 2, 100 bonus on the nighttime $ 25, 000 Pyramid during the 1977 – 1978 season.
On 12 August 1977 he scored 191 against Australia in the fourth Test in front of a full house at his home ground of Leeds, becoming the first cricketer to score his one hundredth first-class century in a Test match.
The group continued with singer Billy Griffin after Tarplin left the group, in 1973, and scored two final top forty singles, " Do It Baby " and the number-one hit " Love Machine ", before departing for Columbia Records in 1977 recording as a quintet with Donald Griffin, where after a few releases, they disbanded in 1978.
A rush of form in February 1977, when he scored five centuries from six innings in 17 days, led to his selection for the Centenary Test in March, 1977, at the age of 21.
He had scored 13 times for England-the first goal coming on 12 October 1977 in a 2-0 win over Luxembourg in a World Cup qualifier.
He scored eight goals in 187 games over the next five years, before being transferred to First Division Aston Villa in 1977.
She scored a number-one hit in 1977 with her cover version of the song " Don't Leave Me This Way ", which won the Grammy for Best Female R & B Vocal Performance.
1977 and ballad
The term ballad opera has also been used to describe musicals using folk music, such as The Martins and the Coys in 1944, and Peter Bellamy's The Transports in 1977.
Their most successful self-composed hit was the country rock styled ballad " Baby I Know ", which reached number 10 in the UK and Germany in 1977.
" We Are the Champions " is a power ballad written by Freddie Mercury and recorded and performed by British rock band Queen for their 1977 album News of the World.
During their relationship, Clapton wrote another love ballad for Pattie called " Wonderful Tonight " ( 1977 ).
In 1977, he had a US number one with " You Make Me Feel Like Dancing " ( a Grammy Award winner for the year's best Rhythm and Blues Song ), as well as the romantic ballad, " When I Need You " ( 1977 ), which reached number one in both the UK and US.
1977 and hit
Producers Giorgio Moroder, whom Allmusic described as " one of the principal architects of the disco sound " with the Donna Summer hit " I Feel Love " ( 1977 ), and Jean-Marc Cerrone were involved with Eurodisco.
In 1977, Saratoga Springs, NY disc jockey Tom L. Lewis introduced the Disco Bible ( later renamed Disco Beats ), which published hit disco songs listed by beats per minute ( tempo ), as well as by either artist or song title.
Granville is also the location of the Granville railway disaster, which occurred on 18 January 1977 when a commuter train derailed just before the Bold Street overpass and hit the staunchion, causing the bridge to collapse.
Some disco songs incorporated sounds produced with synthesizers and drum machines, and some compositions were entirely electronic ; examples include Giorgio Moroder's late 1970s productions such as Donna Summer's hit single " I Feel Love " from 1977, Cerrone's Supernature ( 1977 ), Yellow Magic Orchestra's synth-disco-pop productions from their self-titled album ( 1978 ), Solid State Survivor ( 1979 ), and several early 1980s disco-pop productions by the Hi-NRG group Lime.
He bounced back to hit 31 home runs and 109 RBIs in 1977, but the Reds would only reach the post-season once more during Bench's career, when the 1979 Reds were swept in three games by the Pirates in the 1979 National League Championship Series.
Paul Desmond ( born Paul Emil Breitenfeld ; November 25, 1924 – May 30, 1977 ) was a jazz alto saxophonist and composer born in San Francisco, best known for the work he did in the Dave Brubeck Quartet and for penning that group's greatest hit, " Take Five ".
Based on the hit song by C. W. McCall, the film was an attempt to capitalize on the huge success of Smokey and the Bandit ( 1977 ).
The first home run in team history was hit on April 10, 1977, by designated hitter Juan Bernhardt .< ref >
* 1977 – The 300 metre tall CKVR-DT transmission tower in Barrie, Ontario, Canada is hit by a light aircraft in a fog, causing it to collapse.
< p > The Kenny Rogers 1977 hit song " Lucille " was written by Hal Bynum and inspired by his trip to Toledo in 1975.
A plagiarism case between Wire's music publisher and Elastica, over the similarity between Wire's 1977 song " Three Girl Rhumba " and Elastica's 1995 hit " Connection ", resulted in an out-of-court settlement.
He achieved another hit in this decade, with the lead single of his 1977 compilation, Greatest Hits, Etc., " Slip Slidin ' Away ", reaching No. 5 in the United States.
The greater Birmingham area has been hit by two F5 tornadoes ; one in Birmingham's northern suburbs in 1977, and second in the western suburbs in 1998.
This was a spoof of " Long ago, high on a mountain in Mexico ", the opening words of Angelo, which was a UK number one hit in 1977 for Brotherhood of Man.
The title song, " Goodbye Girl " was written and performed by David Gates in 1977, and was a # 15 hit on the Billboard Hot 100 chart that same year.
* Joyce McKinney: Became notorious for the alleged kidnap and rape of Mormon missionary Kirk Anderson in England in 1977, and hit the news again in 2008 for cloning her pit bull terrier in Korea.
Kansas released its fourth album, Leftoverture, in November 1976, which produced a hit single, " Carry On Wayward Son ", in 1977.
The follow-up, Point of Know Return, released in October 1977, featured the title track and " Dust in the Wind ," both hit singles.
The band is best known for the hit songs " Lady " (# 6, 1975 ), " Come Sail Away " (# 8, 1977 ), " Babe " (# 1, 1979 ), " The Best of Times " (# 3, 1981 ), " Too Much Time on My Hands " (# 9, 1981 ), and " Mr. Roboto " (# 3, 1983 ).