ABC70's is the only radio station in Ireland that exceptionally plays the most popular songs and music from the 1970's.
In North America, Europe, and Oceania, the decade saw the rise of disco, which became one of the biggest genres of the decade, especially in the mid-to-late 1970s. In Europe, a variant known as Euro disco rose in popularity towards the end of the 1970s. Aside from disco, funk, smooth jazz, jazz fusion, and soul remained popular throughout the decade. Rock music played an important part in the Western musical scene, with punk rock thriving throughout the mid to late 1970s. The most popular bands and musicians were Donna Summer, Dalida - disco; AC/DC, Kiss, Aerosmith, Deep Purple, Led Zeppelin, Nazareth - hard rock, arena rock and heavy metal; Pink Floyd, King Crimson - progressive rock; David Bowie, Roxy Music - glam rock;
The Eagles, Bob Dylan - country rock; Frank Zappa, Captain Beefheart, Electric Light Orchestra - hard rock, arena rock; Blondie, The Ramones, The Sex Pistols - punk rock; Eric Clapton - blues rock; the Carpenters, the Jackson 5, Queen - pop/soft rock; Stevie Wonder - R&B and urban; Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, The Bellamy Brothers - country/pop, Elton John - pop; Bob Marley & The Wailers - reggae. Source: Wikipedia,
1970s in music.