Reeling in the Years

Reeling in the 70s DVD

Content and music soundtrack listing

1970

DISC ONE
1970
Fashion in Dublin JACKSON FIVE - 'ABC'
Nightclubs
Spring Show
Long hair in schools
Richard Nixon visit CANNED HEAT - 'LET'S WORK TOGETHER'
Harold Wilson in Britain
South Africa rugby
Protests/ rugby match
Georgian Dublin EDISON LIGHTHOUSE - 'LOVE GROWS.'
TCD/ Catholic ban
Dandelion market
Eurovision entry
DANA - 'ALL KINDS OF EVERYTHING' (live performance)
Dana returns home
NI Troubles MARMALADE - 'REFLECTIONS OF MY LIFE'
Refugee camps/ rioting
IRA split
RTE licence fee ad
'Ballad Sheet'/ Shay Healy intro
THE EMERALDS - 'THE GOLDEN JUBILEE' (live performance)
Eamon and Sinead de Valera wedding anniversary
Arms Crisis POPPY FAMILY -'WHICH WAY YOU GOING BILLY'
Hurling - Cork beat Wexford DESMOND DEKKER/ ACES - 'YOU CAN GET IT .'
Football - Kerry beat Meath

1971
George Colley/Decimalisation THE SWEET - 'FUNNY FUNNY'
Tony O'Reilly
NCAD students
Traffic congestion
Eurovision in Ireland
ANGELA FARRELL - 'ONE DAY LOVE' (live performance)
CLODAGH ROGERS - 'JACK IN THE BOX' (live performance)
SEVERINE - UN BANC, UNE ARBRE, UNE RUE' (live performance)
Contraception
Train protest MIDDLE OF THE ROAD - 'CHIRPY CHIRPY.'
Clew Bay hippies
River pollution/ Olivia O'Leary
'Kingsway' cigarettes ad
'Bass' ad
Rural drinking LYNN ANDERSON - 'ROSE GARDEN'
'Late Late Show' - Trevor Howard
Hurling - Tipperary win
Football - Offaly beat Galway
John Kerry/ Viet Nam MOODY BLUES - 'QUESTION'
Veterans' protests
FF Ard Fheis/ Patrick Hillery / Kevin Boland
GILBERT O'SULLIVAN - 'NOTHING RHYMED' (live performance)
NI internment

1972
EEC referendum GILBERT O'SULLIVAN - 'MATRIMONY'
US Presidential election/ Sinatra/ Nixon
Watergate
Muhammad Ali JACKIE WILSON - 'THE SWEETEST FEELING'
Alex Higgins
Pub opening hours
Apollo moon missions JOHNNY NASH - 'I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW'
Nixon in China
Constitutional changes
GAA hurling - Kilkenny beat Cork
GAA football - Offaly beat Kerry
THIN LIZZY - 'WHISKEY IN THE JAR' (live performance)
George Best
Radharc - 'Road To Nowhere' / drugs
Bloody Sunday TIMMY THOMAS - 'WHY CAN'T WE LIVE.'
Embassy burning/ Widgery/ Bloody Friday
Viet Nam / napalm
Mother Teresa in Ireland

1973
Lynch general election CLIFF RICHARD - 'POWER TO ALL OUR FRIENDS'
Status of women
Ballymun
'Jesus Christ Superstar' T REX - '20th CENTURY BOY'
Terry Wogan
Gilbert O'Sullivan tour
GILBERT O'SULLIVAN - 'GET DOWN' (live performance)
Brian Faulkner / election ELTON JOHN - 'GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD'
Viet Nam - treaty signed
IRA helicopter escape THE SWEET - 'BLOCKBUSTER'
'Claudia' gun-running
Underwater rescue
'Miranda' ad
Yom Kippur War/Henry Kissinger
UN involvement/ fuel crisis
HORSLIPS - 'DEARG DOOM' (live performance)
Erskine Childers DAWN - 'TIE A YELLOW RIBBON'
Rosslare ferry/ holidays
Hurling - Limerick beat Kilkenny
Football - Cork beat Galway

1974
Eurovision
ABBA - 'WATERLOO' (live performance Eurovision)
Washington protests
Nixon resigns
Nell McCafferty NEW SEEKERS - 'YOU WON'T FIND ANOTHER.'
Women's refuge
Forty Foot
Children's rights campaign
Hurling: Kilkenny beat Limerick BACHMAN- TURNER O'DRIVE - 'YOU AIN'T SEEN.'
Football: Dublin beat Galway
West Cork oil spill HOLLIES - 'THE AIR THAT I BREATHE'
Cyprus
Dublin and Monaghan bombings
RORY GALLAGHER - 'TATTOO'D LADY'(live performance)
Cearbhall O Dalaigh President
Powerscourt fire BARRY WHITE - 'YOU'RE THE FIRST, THE LAST.'
CIÉ bus strike
Beit paintings stolen THREE DEGREES - 'WHEN WILL I SEE YOU AGAIN'
Rose Dugdale/ Tom McCaughren
Guildford and Birmingham bombs
NI power-sharing STATUS QUO - 'DOWN DOWN'
Ulster Workers' Council strike
Christmas ceasefire/ Brian Black

Disc One running time: 82 mins approx

DISC TWO

1975
Tiede Herrema kidnapping THE SWEET- 'FOX ON THE RUN'
'Safe Cross Code' ad
Angela McNamara/ Sunday Press
DANA - 'PLEASE TELL HIM THAT I SAID HELLO' (live performance)
'Air phobia' documentary DAVID ESSEX - 'HOLD ME CLOSE'
Aer Lingus uniforms
Enda Kenny elected
Siamsa Tire / Eamonn Casey
Irish Theatre Company
FRAN O'TOOLE -'CAN'T YOU UNDERSTAND MY POINT OF VIEW' (live perf)
Miami Showband
Garda Michael Reynolds
Mike Murphy 'candid camera'
L'Escargot Grand National KC & THE SUNSHINE BAND - 'THAT'S THE WAY..'
Hurling - Kilkenny beat Galway
Football - Kerry beat Dublin
Charles Haughey /frontbench politics SWARBRIGGS - 'THAT'S WHAT FRIENDS.'
Margaret Thatcher /Tory leader
Eamon de Valera death 10cc - 'I'M NOT IN LOVE'
Recesssion/ Liam Cosgrave
Saigon/ end of Viet Nam War

1976
Mike Murphy / Concorde HOT CHOCOLATE - 'YOU SEXY THING'
Irish Motor Show
£5 notes
Piped music on buses
CIE rail travel ad
Cearbhall O Dalaigh resigns BILLY OCEAN - 'LOVE REALLY HURTS.'
Patrick Hillery
Princess Grace in Mayo
Heatwave
Recession/ Budget HORSLIPS - 'TROUBLE WITH A CAPITAL T'
'Hall's Pictorial Weekly'
Farmers' dole
Bank strike
Hurling - Cork beat Wexford
THIN LIZZY - THE BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN' (video)
Football - Dublin beat Kerry
'Catch' ad
'Slimline' ad
Maureen Potter/ Late Late Show BELLAMY BROS. - 'LET YOUR LOVE FLOW'
Eamonn Casey Bishop of Galway
Big Tom
RED HURLEY - 'WHEN' (live performance Eurovision)
Kingsmills / Paisley SUTHERLAND BROS & QUIVER-'ARMS OF MARY'
British Ambassador assassinated
Maguire family/Peace People

1977
US/ Jimmy Carter inauguration STATUS QUO - 'ROCKIN' ALL OVER.'
Moscow / Revolution anniversary
Britain/ Queen jubilee
Belfast/ Stormont / riots
SEX PISTOLS - 'GOD SAVE THE QUEEN' (video)
Brian D'arcy/ music programme BONEY M - 'DADDY COOL'
Disco/ Joe Dolan/ 'Starlight'/ 'Hot Press'
Late Late Peter Ustinov BILLY OCEAN - 'RED LIGHT SPELLS.'
Soccer Ireland v France, Ireland v Bulgaria/ Johnny Giles
Fairview siege
Gardai/ FG Ard Fheis
THIN LIZZY - 'DANCING IN THE MOONLIGHT' (video)
ESB dispute/ blackouts
Bob Geldof
BOOMTOWN RATS - 'LOOKING AFTER NUMBER ONE' (video)
Football - Dublin beat Armagh
Hurling - Cork beat Wexford
Plastic hurleys
Cosgrave/ general election GLADYS KNIGHT/PIPS - 'BABY DON'T CHANGE.'

1978
Computer chips ELO - 'MISTER BLUE SKY'
Oil exploration
Fr Michael Cleary
Dun Laoghaire skateboards
Cork landspeed records
'Youngline'/ Conor McAnally
U2 / THE HYPE - 'STREET MISSION' (live performance)
Football - Kerry beat Dublin
Hurling - Cork beat Kilkenny
GLORIA - 'ONE DAY AT A TIME' (live performance)
Ian Paisley in Dublin
Wood Quay protests BONEY M - 'RIVERS OF BABYLON'
Rome - 'year of three Popes'
Munster v New Zealand rugby
BOOMTOWN RATS - 'RAT TRAP' (video)
'The Riordans' axed BLUE OYSTER CULT - 'DON'T FEAR THE REAPER'
Carnsore Point/ nuclear power
Raybestos in Cork
Ringaskiddy dumping
THE UNDERTONES - 'TEENAGE KICKS' (video)
Pirate radio YVONNE ELLIMAN: 'IF I CAN'T HAVE YOU'
RTÉ 2 opens

1979
RTE Radio 2 M - 'POP MUZIK'
Frisbee
Roller disco
Motorcycle 'wall of death'
Bantry Bay/ 'Betelguese' disaster JOHN WILLIAMS - 'CAVATINA'
Mountbatten
Warrenpoint IRA attack
Pope's Visit
BOOMTOWN RATS -'I DON'T LIKE MONDAYS' (video)
Industrial unrest/ strikes/ PAYE
'Guinness Light' ad
Guinness Light launch MADNESS - 'ONE STEP BEYOND'
'Superstars'/ Pat Spillane
Eamon Dunphy / Johnny Giles
Hurling - Kilkenny beat Galway
Football - Kerry beat Dublin
BRENDAN SHINE - 'DO YOU WANT YOUR OLD LOBBY.' (live performance)
Jack Lynch/ FF leadership BLONDIE - HEART OF GLASS'
Charles Haughey
Margaret Thatcher
(credits)

Disc Two running time: 88 mins approx

 

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