In the history of Western music, the ‘70s has already gone down as a Renaissance. Following in the footsteps of ‘60s legends like Jimi Hendrix and The Beatles, ‘70s bands conducted new experiments in themes, lyrics, and sound production. The result was some of the most memorable musical years, paving the way for the genres we listen to today.
‘70s music has become so iconic that it’s often easy to forget what it was like to live in the middle of it. The following photos provide a window into the decade as it was unfolding, showing you the pioneers who made this musical renaissance possible.
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Pictured here is Jerry Garcia, one of the most famous members of The Grateful Dead. Founded in 1965, The Grateful Dead came of age in the ‘70s, fusing elements of jazz, rock, bluegrass, reggae, and country into a single, iconic style.