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The Ten Worst Songs Of The 1970s

After years of listening to the local oldies radio station and the ‘70s music channel on cable TV, this list gradually formed in my head. I know I'm not the first person to make such a list. Do a Google search and see how my list compares. The Ten Worst Songs Of The 1970s 10. Space Oddity -David Bowie (1972) An amateurish, inaccurate, dystopian interpretation of America’s space program. 9. Blinded By The Light -Manfred Mann’s Earth Band (1976) As written by Bruce Springsteen the opening line is “Blinded by the light, revved up like a deuce, another runner in the night.” But the enunciation is so poor that what everyone heard was “Blinded by the light, wrapped up like a douche, into the roner in the night.” What they were really saying became a hot topic of conversation in 1976. Really. Some who claimed to know said the word was “deuce” but nobody believed them because deuce doesn’t have a “sh” sound in it. In fact the whole song is loaded with mispronounced words. Howev