One Year: Music’s Pivot Point in 1977

Hit Parade’s Chris Molanphy and One Year’s Evan Chung on Donna Summer, the Bee Gees, Fleetwood Mac, and the other artists who made their mark in 1977.

In this Slate Plus episode for One Year, Hit Parade host Chris Molanphy and One Year producer Evan Chung discuss the music of 1977, from disco to punk to AM radio rock. Chung also discusses the music he’s been programming for this season of One Year, and what songs played a role in some of the history that’s been covered.

Mentioned in this episode:
Love Goes to Buildings on Fire by Will Hermes
Hit Parade’s Bee Gees episode
Hit Parade’s Donna Summers episode
One Year’s 1977 playlist