This is one in a series of posts counting down the top 100 songs of the 70's. I will post one of these every night with the exception of Thursday, Fridays or if there is breaking Dolphins news until we reach number one. This is more or less a way for us to pass time on the site during the slow time of year. Besides the 70's were the greatest decade in music.
Now these are not songs from my list but an independent list who's rankings are based on initial and lasting popularity and acclaim from critics and fellow artist. Some of them I do not and you will not agree with and maybe that's the point of such lists. They create conversation's. Just like the list of all time great Dolphin players the number one selection is not going to surprise anyone but there will be, like with that other list, some surprises for some along the way and some others might just lead you to a new artist that you have long overlooked.
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Number 97 in our countdown is a song that for most will remind them of a certain scene from the Tom Cruise film "Risky Business". This is of course the Bob Segar song "Old Time Rock And Roll" from his 1978 album "Stranger In Town" that was released as a single in March of 1979. It's greater popularity is actually directly related to its inclusion in the Cruise film that was greatly popular itself and made Tom a star and a household name. The song was written by George Jackson, Thomas E. Jones III and Bob Segar. It is now considered a standard in popular music and ranks number two in the list of the top forty jukebox singles of all time. It is also ranked as the number one played song by males in a poll by the Amusement & Music Operators Association.