Top 500 Songs of the 1970s

   

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  1. London Calling - The Clash
  2. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin 
  3. Anarchy in the U.K. - The Sex Pistols
  4. Detroit Rock City - Kiss 
  5. Highway to Hell - AC/DC 
  6. Dance the Night Away - Van Halen 
  7. Paranoid - Black Sabbath
  8. American Pie - Don McLean 
  9. Surrender - Cheap Trick 
  10. I Fought the Law - The Clash
  11. More Than a Feeling - Boston 
  12. Over the Hills and Far Away - Led Zeppelin 
  13. Cruel To Be Kind - Nick Lowe 
  14. Holidays in the Sun - The Sex Pistols
  15. I Wanna Be Sedated - Ramones 
  16. Come Sail Away - Styx 
  17. Pretty Vacant - The Sex Pistols
  18. Rock and Roll All Nite - Kiss 
  19. Somebody to Love - Queen 
  20. Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap - AC/DC
  21. Eighteen - Alice Cooper 
  22. Blitzkrieg Bop - Ramones 
  23. (Don�t Fear) The Reaper - Blue Oyster Cult 
  24. Dust in the Wind - Kansas 
  25. Midnight Rider - Gregg Allman 
  26. (White Man) In Hammersmith Palais - The Clash
  27. Black Dog - Led Zeppelin 
  28. Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel 
  29. Hard Luck Woman - Kiss 
  30. Imagine - John Lennon 
  31. A Horse With No Name - America 
  32. Bad Company - Bad Company 
  33. Beth - Kiss 
  34. The Boys Are Back in Town - Thin Lizzy 
  35. School's Out - Alice Cooper 
  36. Rock and Roll - Led Zeppelin 
  37. Clash City Rockers - The Clash
  38. T.N.T. - AC/DC
  39. Feel Like Makin' Love - Bad Company 
  40. Hurricane - Bob Dylan 
  41. Is This Love - Bob Marley & The Wailers 
  42. Only Women Bleed - Alice Cooper 
  43. Beast of Burden - The Rolling Stones 
  44. Heart of Gold - Neil Young 
  45. The Thrill is Gone - B.B. King 
  46. Iron Man - Black Sabbath
  47. Crazy on You - Heart 
  48. Sister Golden Hair - America 
  49. Our House - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 
  50. Lust For Life - Iggy Pop
  51. Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd 
  52. Deuce - Kiss 
  53. Cat Scratch Fever - Ted Nugent 
  54. D'yer Mak'er - Led Zeppelin 
  55. Burning Love - Elvis Presley
  56. Strutter - Kiss 
  57. No Woman, No Cry - Bob Marley & The Wailers 
  58. Instant Karma - John Lennon 
  59. Magic Man - Heart 
  60. Ballroom Blitz - Sweet 
  61. Babe - Styx 
  62. All the Young Dudes - Mott the Hoople 
  63. Alison - Elvis Costello
  64. Can't Get Enough - Bad Company 
  65. I Want You to Want Me - Cheap Trick 
  66. Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd 
  67. Is She Really Going Out With Him? - Joe Jackson 
  68. Barracuda - Heart 
  69. God Save the Queen - The Sex Pistols
  70. What Do I Get? - The Buzzcocks
  71. We Are the Champions - Queen 
  72. Ventura Highway - America 
  73. Piece of Mind - Boston 
  74. I Was Made For Lovin' You - Kiss 
  75. Welcome to My Nightmare - Alice Cooper 
  76. Lady - Styx 
  77. Have You Ever Seen the Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival 
  78. Beautiful Girls - Van Halen 
  79. Fire and Rain - James Taylor 
  80. City of New Orleans - Arlo Guthrie 
  81. Back in the Saddle - Aerosmith 
  82. I Shot the Sheriff - Bob Marley & The Wailers 
  83. I Go Crazy - Paul Davis 
  84. Hold the Line - Toto 
  85. Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple 
  86. White Riot - The Clash
  87. Stir It Up - Bob Marley & The Wailers 
  88. Shout it Out Loud - Kiss 
  89. Under My Wheels - Alice Cooper 
  90. Tommy Gun - The Clash
  91. Runnin' With The Devil - Van Halen 
  92. Rockaway Beach - Ramones 
  93. Radar Love - Golden Earring 
  94. Complete Control - The Clash
  95. You Really Got Me - Van Halen 
  96. Video Killed the Radio Star - The Buggles 
  97. Sonic Reducer - The Dead Boys
  98. Rapper's Delight - Sugarhill Gang 
  99. No More Mr. Nice Guy - Alice Cooper 
  100. Killer Queen - Queen 
  101. Immigrant Song - Led Zeppelin 
  102. Get Up, Stand Up - Bob Marley & The Wailers 
  103. Elected - Alice Cooper 
  104. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen 
  105. Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin 
  106. Solsbury Hill - Peter Gabriel 
  107. Me and Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin 
  108. Boys Don�t Cry - The Cure
  109. You Can�t Always Get What You Want - The Rolling Stones 
  110. Psycho Killer - Talking Heads 
  111. Calling Dr. Love - Kiss 
  112. Billion Dollar Babies - Alice Cooper 
  113. Only Love Can Break Your Heart - Neil Young 
  114. I Love the Nightlife - Alicia Bridges 
  115. Carry On Wayward Son - Kansas 
  116. Riders on the Storm - The Doors 
  117. One Way or Another - Blondie 
  118. Love Hurts - Nazareth 
  119. Living Loving Maid (She's Just a Woman) - Led Zeppelin 
  120. Big Balls - AC/DC
  121. I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor 
  122. Go On Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac 
  123. Fox on the Run - Sweet 
  124. Closer to the Heart - Rush 
  125. Rock 'n' Roll High School - The Ramones
  126. Old Man - Neil Young 
  127. Jamming - Bob Marley & The Wailers 
  128. Dream Police - Cheap Trick 
  129. Comfortably Numb - Pink Floyd 
  130. We've Got Tonight - Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band 
  131. Man In Black - Johnny Cash
  132. Watching the Detectives - Elvis Costello
  133. Rocky Mountain High - John Denver 
  134. Life During Wartime - Talking Heads 
  135. Everything I Own - Bread 
  136. Sweet Emotion - Aerosmith 
  137. The Gambler - Kenny Rogers 
  138. Sex & Drugs & Rock 'N' Roll - Ian Dury
  139. Heard It In a Love Song - The Marshall Tucker Band 
  140. Your Song - Elton John 
  141. You're My Best Friend - Queen 
  142. Who'll Stop the Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival 
  143. Search and Destroy - Iggy & The Stooges
  144. Running on Empty - Jackson Browne 
  145. It's A Long Way to the Top - AC/DC
  146. Maggie May - Rod Stewart 
  147. Man on the Silver Mountain - Rainbow
  148. I Only Want to Be With You - Bay City Rollers 
  149. Hey You - Pink Floyd 
  150. Father and Son - Cat Stevens 
  151. Amie - Pure Prairie League 
  152. Cat's in the Cradle - Harry Chapin 
  153. Cinnamon Girl - Neil Young 
  154. Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones 
  155. Good Times - Chic 
  156. Wild World - Cat Stevens 
  157. Heaven Knows - Donna Summer 
  158. Ain't That a Shame - Cheap Trick 
  159. Fat Bottomed Girls - Queen 
  160. Baby Hold On - Eddiy Money 
  161. Angie - The Rolling Stones 
  162. All By Myself - Eric Carmen 
  163. Knockin' on Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan 
  164. Let it Be - The Beatles 
  165. Seasons in the Sun - Terry Jacks 
  166. The Real Me - The Who 
  167. Stay - Jackson Browne 
  168. Long Time - Boston 
  169. Love Her Madly - The Doors 
  170. Love Gun - Kiss 
  171. Wild Horses - The Rolling Stones 
  172. Without You - Nilsson 
  173. Don�t Look Back - Boston 
  174. Heart of Glass - Blondie 
  175. Hot Child in the City - Nick Gilder 
  176. Lean On Me - Bill Withers 
  177. Lights - Journey 
  178. Ohio - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 
  179. Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd 
  180. Dream On - Aerosmith 
  181. Don�t Stop - Fleetwood Mac 
  182. Give a Little Bit - Supertramp 
  183. Last Dance - Donna Summer 
  184. Life's Been Good - Joe Walsh 
  185. Tuesday's Gone - Lynyrd Skynyrd 
  186. You're So Vain - Carly Simon 
  187. Disco Inferno - The Trammps 
  188. Rock and Roll Fantasy - Bad Company 
  189. Pump It Up - Elvis Costello
  190. Point of No Return - Kansas 
  191. Peace Train - Cat Stevens 
  192. Dreaming - Blondie 
  193. I Never Cry - Alice Cooper
  194. Behind Blue Eyes - The Who 
  195. Changes - David Bowie 
  196. I Need a Lover - John Cougar 
  197. Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard - Paul Simon 
  198. My Best Friend's Girl - The Cars 
  199. Because the Night - Patti Smith Group 
  200. Paradise By the Dashboard Light - Meat Loaf 
  201. Making Plans for Nigel - XTC
  202. Two Tickets to Paradise - Eddie Money 
  203. Walk on the Wild Side - Lou Reed 
  204. Ramblin' Man - Allman Brothers Band 
  205. How You Gonna See Me Now - Alice Cooper 
  206. Goodbye Stranger - Supertramp 
  207. Black Magic Woman - Santana 
  208. Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell 
  209. Daniel - Elton John 
  210. Copacabana - Barry Manilow 
  211. Sheena is a Punk Rocker - The Ramones
  212. Stayin Alive - The Bee Gees 
  213. Take Me To the River - Talking Heads 
  214. Do Ya - Electric Light Orchestra 
  215. Roadhouse Blues - The Doors 
  216. Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits 
  217. Stranglehold - Ted Nugent 
  218. Saturday Night - Bay City Rollers 
  219. Just What I Needed - The Cars 
  220. Young Americans - David Bowie 
  221. Trampled Under Foot - Led Zeppelin 
  222. Low Rider - War 
  223. Kung Fu Fighting - Carl Douglas 
  224. Joy to the World - Three Dog Night 
  225. I've Seen All Good People - Yes
  226. In the Navy - Village People 
  227. If I Can't Have You - Yvonne Elliman 
  228. Evil Woman - Electric Light Orchestra 
  229. Best of My Love - The Emotions 
  230. Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen 
  231. Cecilia - Simon & Garfunkel 
  232. Come Together - Aerosmith 
  233. The Wonder of You - Elivs Presley
  234. Night Fever - The Bee Gees 
  235. Mother and Child Reunion - Paul Simon 
  236. Breakdown - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers 
  237. Good Times Roll - The Cars 
  238. Hooked on a Feeling - Blue Suede 
  239. It's Only Rock 'N Roll (But I Like It) - The Rolling Stones 
  240. We Will Rock You - Queen 
  241. Who Are You - The Who 
  242. Roxanne - The Police 
  243. My Sharona - The Knack 
  244. Rocky Mountain Way - Joe Walsh 
  245. Mind Games - John Lennon 
  246. Get Down Tonight - KC and the Sunshine Band 
  247. Get Closer - Seals & Crofts 
  248. All Right Now - Free 
  249. Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe - Barry White 
  250. Brandy (You're a Fine Girl) - Looking Glass 
  251. Close To You - The Carpenters 
  252. Cum on Feel the Noize - Slade 
  253. Feels Like the First Time - Foreigner 
  254. Golden Years - David Bowie 
  255. Piano Man - Billy Joel 
  256. Renegade - Styx 
  257. Whiskey in the Jar - Thin Lizzy
  258. Y.M.C.A. - Village People 
  259. We've Only Just Begun - The Carpenters 
  260. Be My Lover - Alice Cooper
  261. Baby, I Love Your Way - Peter Frampton 
  262. Bicycle Race - Queen 
  263. After Midnight - Eric Clapton 
  264. Afternoon Delight - Starland Vocal Band 
  265. Hello Hurray - Alice Cooper 
  266. Welcome to the Machine - Pink Floyd 
  267. Don�t Bring Me Down - Electric Light Orchestra 
  268. Tush -  ZZ Top 
  269. Two Out of Three Ain't Bad - Meat Loaf 
  270. Wheel in the Sky - Journey 
  271. Werewolves of London - Warren Zevon 
  272. Slow Ride - Foghat 
  273. Tin Man - America
  274. Mama Told Me (Not To Come) - Three Dog Night 
  275. Love, Reign O'er Me - The Who 
  276. I'm Not in Love - 10cc 
  277. Mexico - James Taylor 
  278. Night Moves - Bob Seger 
  279. Bad Time - Grand Funk Railroad
  280. Reeling in the Years - Steely Dan 
  281. Saturday in the Park - Chicago 
  282. You Took The Words Right Out of My Mouth - Meat Loaf 
  283. Tiny Dancer - Elton John 
  284. Join Together - The Who
  285. Time in a Bottle - Jim Croce 
  286. Day After Day - Badfinger 
  287. Don�t Leave Me This Way - Thelma Houston 
  288. Dream Weaver - Gary Wright 
  289. Mamma Mia - Abba 
  290. Moondance - Van Morrison 
  291. Teach Your Children - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 
  292. Still the Same - Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band 
  293. Show Me the Way - Peter Frampton 
  294. Blinded By the Light - Manfred Mann's Earth Band 
  295. Bang A Gong (Get it On) - T. Rex 
  296. Fly Like an Eagle - Steve Miller Band 
  297. Hot Stuff - Donna Summer 
  298. Message in a Bottle - The Police 
  299. Oye Como Va - Santana 
  300. You're the One That I Want - John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John 
  301. The Pretender - Jackson Browne 
  302. Rock and Roll Part 2 - Gary Glitter 
  303. Papa Was a Rollin' Stone - The Temptations 
  304. Stuck in the Middle With You - Stealers Wheel 
  305. I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song - Jim Croce 
  306. Dreams - Fleetwood Mac 
  307. How Deep is Your Love - The Bee Gees 
  308. You've Got a Friend - James Taylor 
  309. Rainy Days and Mondays - The Carpenters 
  310. That's the Way (I Like It) - KC and the Sunshine Band 
  311. Take the Long Way Home - Supertramp 
  312. Take it Easy - The Eagles 
  313. Rebel Rebel - David Bowie 
  314. Mandy - Barry Manilow 
  315. Jessica - Allman Brothers Band 
  316. Hurting Each Other - The Carpenters 
  317. China Grove - The Doobie Brothers 
  318. Brick House - The Commodores 
  319. Lorelei - Styx 
  320. Margarittaville - Jimmy Buffet 
  321. Midnight Train to Georgia - Gladys Knight & The Pips 
  322. Nights in White Satin - The Moody Blues 
  323. Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry 
  324. Power to the People - John Lennon 
  325. Your Smiling Face - James Taylor 
  326. What's Your Name - Lynyrd Skynyrd 
  327. Kentucky Rain - Elvis Presley
  328. Time For Me to Fly - REO Speedwagon 
  329. Tie Your Mother Down - Queen 
  330. Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver 
  331. Take a Chance on Me - Abba 
  332. Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac 
  333. Lovin', Touchin', Squeezin' - Journey 
  334. Lady Marmalade - LaBelle 
  335. Bad, Bad Leroy Brown - Jim Croce 
  336. 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon 
  337. Love is Like Oxygen - Sweet 
  338. Christine Sixteen - Kiss 
  339. Mama Weer All Crazee Now - Slade 
  340. Another Saturday Night - Cat Stevens 
  341. Lola - The Kinks 
  342. My Sweet Lord - George Harrison 
  343. Woman From Tokyo - Deep Purple 
  344. The Prince - Madness
  345. Superstar - The Carpenters 
  346. See Me, Feel Me - The Who 
  347. Miss You - The Rolling Stones 
  348. Aqualung - Jethro Tull 
  349. Carolina in My Mind - James Taylor 
  350. Department of Youth - Alice Cooper 
  351. Jive Talkin' - The Bee Gees 
  352. Let's Get it On - Marvin Gaye 
  353. Knowing Me, Knowing You - Abba 
  354. Rhinestone Cowboy - Glen Campbell 
  355. Spirit in the Sky - Norman Greenbaum 
  356. Why Can't We Be Friends - War 
  357. You Should Be Dancing - The Bee Gees 
  358. You Make Loving Fun - Fleetwood Mac 
  359. Don�t Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John and Kiki Dee 
  360. I Shot the Sheriff - Eric Clapton 
  361. Tragedy - The Bee Gees
  362. Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who 
  363. Tangled Up in Blue - Bob Dylan
  364. The Hustle - Van McCoys 
  365. Summer Nights - John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John 
  366. I'm a Believer - Neil Diamond 
  367. Levon - Elton John 
  368. Truckin' - Grateful Dead 
  369. Thank God I'm a Country Boy - John Denver 
  370. Superstition - Stevie Wonder 
  371. Summer Breeze - Seals & Crofts 
  372. Still the One - Orleans 
  373. Best of My Love - The Eagles 
  374. Good Girls Don't - The Knack
  375. Black Water - The Doobie Brothers 
  376. Domino - Van Morrison 
  377. Greased Lightnin' - John Travolta 
  378. Old Time Rock and Roll - Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band 
  379. Prove it All Night - Bruce Springsteen 
  380. Rocket Man - Elton John 
  381. Your Mama Don�t Dance - Loggins & Messina
  382. Share the Land - The Guess Who 
  383. You Are So Beautiful - Joe Cocker 
  384. The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia - Vicki Lawrence 
  385. Sometimes When We Touch - Dan Hill 
  386. Say You Love Me - Fleetwood Mac 
  387. Saturday Night Special - Lynyrd Skynyrd 
  388. Starman - David Bowie
  389. Escape (The Pina Colada Song) - Rupert Holmes 
  390. What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
  391. Easy - The Commodores 
  392. Dance With Me - Orleans 
  393. Changes in Lattitudes, Changes in Attitudes - Jimmy Buffet 
  394. Doctor My Eyes - Jackson Browne 
  395. Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) - Billy Joel 
  396. You're The First, The Last, My Everything - Barry White 
  397. Hotel California - The Eagles 
  398. Listen to the Music - The Doobie Brothers
  399. Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton 
  400. Squeeze Box - The Who 
  401. Tonight's the Night (Gonna Be Alright) - Rod Stewart 
  402. Take it to the Limit - The Eagles 
  403. Rock and Roll, Hoochie Koo - Rick Derringer 
  404. Peaceful Easy Feeling - The Eagles 
  405. You're in My Heart - Rod Stewart 
  406. You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet - Bachman Turner Overdrive 
  407. Someone Saved My Life Tonight - Elton John 
  408. Silly Love Songs - Wings 
  409. Pop Muzik - M
  410. I Just Want to Be Your Everything - Andy Gibb 
  411. It's So Easy - Linda Rondstadt 
  412. Maybe I'm Amazed - Wings 
  413. Slip Slidin' Away - Paul Simon 
  414. Flaming Youth - Kiss
  415. Takin' Care of Business - Bachman Turner Overdrive 
  416. The Logical Song - Supertramp 
  417. You're No Good - Linda Ronstadt 
  418. War - Edwin Starr 
  419. The Joker - Steve Miller Band 
  420. SOS - Abba 
  421. Reason to Believe - Rod Stewart 
  422. Money - Pink Floyd 
  423. Live and Let Die - Paul McCartney & Wings 
  424. Let it Ride - Bachman Turner Overdrive 
  425. Le Freak - Chic 
  426. If - Bread
  427. American Woman - The Guess Who 
  428. Rock'n Me - Steve Miller Band 
  429. Heartache Tonight - The Eagles 
  430. Hot Blooded - Foreigner 
  431. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) - James Taylor 
  432. I Am Woman - Helen Reddy 
  433. Jet Airliner - Steve Miller Band 
  434. Lovin' You - Minnie Riperton 
  435. (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty - KC &  the Sunshine Band 
  436. Black Betty - Ram Jam 
  437. Cold as Ice - Foreigner 
  438. Frankenstein - Edgar Winter Group 
  439. Gimme Three Steps - Lynyrd Skynyrd 
  440. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John 
  441. Gypsys, Tramps & Thieves - Cher 
  442. Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder 
  443. You Sexy Thing - Hot Chocolate 
  444. The Loco-Motion - Grand Funk Railroad
  445. You Are the Sunshine Of My Life - Stevie Wonder 
  446. That Smell - Lynyrd Skynyrd 
  447. Make it With You - Bread
  448. Hot Legs - Rod Stewart 
  449. Don�t Stop 'Til You Get Enough - Michael Jackson 
  450. Mississippi Queen - Mountain 
  451. Only the Good Die Young - Billy Joel 
  452. Philadelphia Freedom - Elton John 
  453. Twisting the Night Away - Rod Stewart 
  454. We're An American Band - Grand Funk Railroad 
  455. Shining Star - Earth, Wind & Fire 
  456. Evil Ways - Santana 
  457. Macho Man - Village People 
  458. Life in the Fast Lane - The Eagles 
  459. Baby I'm-A Want You - Bread
  460. Lay Down Sally - Eric Clapton 
  461. It's Too Late - Carole King 
  462. Haven't Got Time for the Pain - Carly Simon 
  463. Right Time of the Night - Jennifer Warnes 
  464. Reunited - Peaches & Herb 
  465. December, 1963 (Oh, What a Night) - The 4 Seasons 
  466. Can't Smile Without You - Barry Manilow 
  467. Nobody Does it Better - Carly Simon 
  468. Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress) - The Hollies
  469. Song Sung Blue - Neil Diamond 
  470. Honesty - Billy Joel 
  471. Hold Your Head Up - Argent 
  472. Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting - Elton John 
  473. Takin' it to the Streets - The Doobie Brothers 
  474. Take the Money and Run - Steve Miller Band 
  475. Welcome Back - John Sebastian 
  476. We Are Family - Sister Sledge 
  477. Honey Honey - Abba 
  478. Hoplessly Devoted To You - Olivia Newton-John 
  479. I Think I Love You - The Partridge Family 
  480. Just the Way You Are - Billy Joel 
  481. Shower the People - James Taylor 
  482. Follow You Follow Me - Genesis
  483. Spill the Wine - War 
  484. Wild Night - Van Morrison 
  485. What a Fool Believes - The Doobie Brothers 
  486. Forever in Blue Jeans - Neil Diamond 
  487. Happy Days - Pratt & McClain 
  488. I Write the Songs - Barry Manilow 
  489. If You Leave Me Now - Chicago 
  490. New Kid in Town - The Eagles 
  491. The Entertainer - Billy Joel 
  492. Three Times a Lady - The Commodores 
  493. Head Games - Foreigner 
  494. Double Vision - Foreigner 
  495. Crocodile Rock - Elton John 
  496. Do Ya Think I'm Sexy - Rod Stewart 
  497. Making Our Dreams Come True - Cyndi Grecco 
  498. The Cover of "Rolling Stone" - Dr. Hook
  499. Witchy Woman - The Eagles 
  500. Ring My Bell - Anita Ward