Which decade do you associate with funky music and style icons? There is a good chance that it is the ‘70s. This era saw the rise of country rock, disco dance music, and films like Boogie Nights. It is an understatement to call this period the golden age of music. For one, many iconic musicians such as David Bowie, Elton John, and the Beegees got their start in those days. There were a lot of one-hit wonders from this period too. The acts that get called that only have one memorable song in their repertoire. It is natural for certain acts to see more success than others. You might not know any other songs from these ‘70s acts, but we are sure that their one hit is still stuck in your head. These acts might have been one-hit wonders, but their iconic tracks certainly left a mark on the music industry.

‘Layla’ – Derek and the Dominos

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To a certain extent, this band was primed for greatness. After all, Eric Clapton was a member of this act. Even though the group had star power, they only had a single track that climbed the charts. It is none other than “Layla.” It was inspired by the relationship that Clapton had with Pattie Boyd. At the time, she was married to his friend and Beatles member George Harrison. The passionate ballad that asks the titular woman to leave her boyfriend behind still makes rounds on classic rock radio to this day.

‘Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now’ – McFadden & Whitehead

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The signature song of McFadden & Whitehead was not only a disco anthem but a motivational track as well. It inspired people to chase their dreams! The optimistic lyrics, dance-worthy beat, and catchy chorus made it a hit among music fans. It is not hard to see why it had so much staying power. People still think about it when it comes to the topic of classic disco. It told people to ditch negative people and keep having fun. There truly ain’t no stoppin’ this song no matter how long it has been!

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