BBC HomeExplore the BBC
This page was last updated in November 2008We've left it here for reference.More information

29 July 2014
Accessibility help
Text only
I Love 1979

BBC Homepage
Entertainment
Cult homepage
I Love...
The 1970s

Contact Us

Like this page?
Send it to a friend!

 

I Love 1979
Music

It was the year of the heavy, heavy monster sound. The Village People were camping it up at the YMCA, and Ian Dury wanted us to hit him with a rhythm stick.

Top of the PopsTop of the Pops 1979
Listen to the Number One hits from 1979. From Art Garfunkel's 'Bright Eyes' to Gloria Gaynor's 'I Will Survive'.

MadnessSka and 2Tone
Punk met reggae and the rock steady beat led to an outbreak of Madness.

The Village PeopleThe Village People
Parties would never be the same after these six guys went to stay at the YMCA.



1979 Music: Jukebox | Ska and 2Tone | Village People


404 Not Found

Not Found

The requested URL /cgi-bin/call_tip3/cult/classic_top/ was not found on this server.


404 Not Found

Not Found

The requested URL /cgi-bin/call_tip3/cult/classic_bot/ was not found on this server.




About the BBC | Help | Terms of Use | Privacy & Cookies Policy