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 breakingDolphins 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 (http://www.digitaldreamdoor.com/pages/best_songs70s.html) 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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Tonight's song is from one of my favorite bands of the late 70's/early 80's, The Pretenders. While this is not my favorite Pretenders track of all time it is still a classic. The song was co-written by Chrissie Hynde and James Honeyman-Scott. It was released as a single in November of 1979 and made it to number one in the UK and number 14 in the US with both occurring in early 1980. The video for the song was also the 7th video played on MTV on its launch date of August 1, 1981 (yes MTV did once play music before they decided to suck instead).