The Music of 1974



In 1974, WYEP began broadcasting from modest basement studios in South Oakland. Very modest. When it rained, water would stream down some of the walls.

The station has come a long way, but this month we're looking back at what the music world was like when WYEP was born. For a limited time, click below to listen to an on-demand stream of only music from 1974: pop, rock, country, and more!

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Songs in this batch include:

10cc, The Things We Do For Love
Al Green, Take Me to the River
Aretha Franklin, Until You Come Back To Me
Bad Company, Bad Company
Barry White, Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe
Bert Jansch, Fresh as a Sweet Sunday Morning
Big Star, September Gurls
Bob Dylan, Forever Young
Bob Marley, No Woman No Cry
Bonnie Raitt, That Song About the Midway
Brian Eno, Baby's on Fire
Brinsley Schwarz, (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love & Understanding
Carole King, Jazzman
Cat Stevens, Another Saturday Night
Cat Stevens, Oh Very Young
Dan Fogelberg, Part Of The Plan
David Bowie, Rock and Roll With Me
David Bowie, Diamond Dogs
Doobie Brothers, Black Water
Dr. John, Mama Roux
Eric Clapton, Let It Grow
Fleetwood Mac, Come A Little Bit Closer
Fleetwood Mac, Bermuda Triangle
Genesis, The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
Gil Scott-Heron, The Bottle
Gladys Knight & The Pips, Somebody Stole the Sunshine
Gram Parsons, Love Hurts
J.J. Cale, Cajun Moon
Jackson Browne, For a Dancer
Jackson Browne, Late For the Sky
Jerry Garcia, That's What Love Will Make You Do
Jethro Tull, Bungle in the Jungle
Joe Cocker, Put Out the Light
John Lennon, Whatever Gets You Through the Night
John Lennon, #9 Dream
Johnny Cash, Don't Go Near The Water
Joni Mitchell, Raised on Robbery
Kiss, Strutter
Kris Kristofferson, Shandy (The Perfect Disguise)
Labelle, Lady Marmalade
Leon Russell, If I Were A Carpenter
Leonard Cohen, Who By Fire
Linda Ronstadt, You're No Good
Little Feat, Down the Road
Little Feat, Spanish Moon
Lou Reed, Sweet Jane (live)
Lou Reed, Sally Can't Dance
Lynyrd Skynyrd, Call Me the Breeze
MFSB, T.S.O.P. (The Sound of Philadelphia)
Mick Jagger, Too Many Cooks (Spoil the Soup)
Paul McCartney, Junior's Farm
Phoebe Snow, San Francisco Bay Blues
Queen, Killer Queen
Randy Newman, Louisiana 1927
Raspberries, Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)
Richard & Linda Thompson, I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight
Santana, Mirage
Steely Dan, Barrytown
Steely Dan, Pretzel Logic
Supertramp, Bloody Well Right
The Sweet, The Ballroom Blitz
Tom Rush, No Regrets
Tom Waits, San Diego Serenade
Van Morrison, Bulbs
Van Morrison, Caravan (live)



Due to legal restrictions, we are unable to bring you a normal playlist of the music played in this music stream. However, we can provide an alphabetical list of the songs contained in the stream.

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