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Bit of Barry gets us going...

For all you romantics out there

It was all about his Ding a-Ling!

It may be cheeky but it Chuck Berry to the top...

The most awkward review ever?..

NME clearly weren't a fan of this classic

There was smoke on the water...

It was the day that the fire started in the sky

flying pig

It was the day pigs really did fly!

Of course Pink Floyd were behind this...

rod stewart

Did ya think he was sexy?

He may have been a stud but this still got Rod into trouble

70s dancing

Does it get more disco than this?..

Sly & The Family Stone score their last number one

sex pistols

Locked out of Lancaster!

The council didn't want The Sex Pistols' "sort of filth"

john lennon

The last time Lennon was on stage

Sadly John Lennon would never perform on stage again

George-Harrison-playing

'My Sweet Lord' this was good!

George Harrison releases this classic

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barry white

Bit of Barry gets us going...

For all you romantics out there

slade

Coz we luv this one!

Slade's spelling wasn't great but their music was!