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TOP SONGS 1970s

Here are the top songs for 1970:

1. RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN' ON MY HEAD B. J. Thomas (Scepter)
2. I'LL BE THERE Jackson 5 (Motown)
3. BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER Simon & Garfunkel (Columbia)
4. I THINK I LOVE YOU Partridge Family (Bell)
5. (They Long To Be) CLOSE TO YOU Carpenters (A & M)
6. I WANT YOU BACK Jackson 5 (Motown)
7. THE TEARS OF A CLOWN Smokey Robinson & The Miracles (Tamla)
8. WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN Carpenters (A & M)
9. LET IT BE Beatles (Apple)
10. WAR Edwin Starr (Gordy)

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1971 Top 10 hits

1. JOY TO THE WORLD Three Dog Night (Dunhill)
2. MAGGIE MAY/REASON TO BELIEVE Rod Stewart (Mercury)
3. IT'S TOO LATE/I FEEL THE EARTH MOVE Carole King (Ode)
4. KNOCK THREE TIMES Dawn (Bell)
5. INDIAN RESERVATION (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian) - Raiders (Columbia)
6. ONE BAD APPLE Osmonds (MGM)
7. MY SWEET LORD/ISN'T IT A PITY George Harrison (Apple)
8. HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART Bee Gees (Atco)
9. ONE LESS BELL TO ANSWER 5th Dimension (Bell)
10. GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL Donny Osmond (MGM)

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Here are the top 10 songs for 1972:

1. THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE Roberta Flack (Atlantic)
2. AMERICAN PIE Don McLean (United Artists)
3. ALONE AGAIN (Natutally) Gilbert O'Sullivan (MAM)
4. I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW Johnny Nash (Epic)
5. WITHOUT YOU Nilsson (RCA)
6. I GOTCHA Joe Tex (Dial)
7. BRAND NEW KEY Melanie (Neighborhood)
8. THE CANDY MAN Sammy Davis, Jr. (MGM)
9. I AM WOMAN Helen Reddy (Capitol)
10. BABY DON'T GET HOOKED ON ME Mac Davis (Columbia)

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Here are the top 10 songs for 1973:

1. TIE A YELLOW RIBBON ROUND THE OLE OAK TREE -- Tony Orlando & Dawn (Bell)
2. LET'S GET IT ON Marvin Gaye (Tamla)
3. WHY ME Kris Kristofferson (Monument)
4. MY LOVE Paul McCartney 8r. Wings (Apple)
5. BAD, BAD LEROY BROWN Jim Croce (ABC)
6. YOU'RE SO VAIN Carly Simon (Elektra)
7. KILLING ME SOFTLY WITH HIS SONG Roberta Flack (Atlantic)
8. KEEP ON TRUCKIN' Eddie Kendricks (Tamla)
9. THE MOST BEAUTIFUL GIRL Charlie Rich (Epic)
10. MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA Gladys Knight & The Pips (Buddha

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Here are the top 10 songs for 1974:

1. THE WAY WE WERE Barbra Streisand (Columbia)
2. SEASONS IN THE SUN Terry Jacks (Bell)
3. DANCING MACHINE Jackson 5 (Motown)
4. LOVE'S THEME Love Unlimited Orchestra (20th Century)
5. BENNIE & THE JETS Elton John (MCA)
6. YOU MAKE ME FEEL BRAND NEW Stylistics (Avco)
7. THE JOKER Steve Miller Band (Capitol)
8. SHOW AND TELL  Wilson (Rocky Road)
9. COME AND GET YOUR LOVE Redbone (Epic)
10. UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (That's What I'm Gonna Do) - Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)

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Here are the top 10 songs for 1975:

1. RHINESTONE COWBOY Glen Campbell (Capitol)
2. LOVE WILL KEEP US TOGETHER Captain & Tennille (A & M)
3. FEELINGS Morris Albert (RCA)
4. PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM Elton John Band (MCA)
5. I'M SORRY/CALYPSO John Denver (RCA)
6. BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS Freddy Fender (ABC/Dot)
7. ONE OF THESE NIGHTS Eagles (Asylum)
8. MY EYES ADORED YOU Frankie Valli (Private Stock)
9. BALLROOM BLITZ Sweet (Capitol)
10. LAUGHTER IN THE RAIN Neil Sedaka (Rocket)

11. DIS LUI Mike Brant

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Here are the top 10 songs for 1976:

1. TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT (Gonna Be Alright) Rod Stewart (Warner Bros.)
2. A FIFTH OF BEETHOVEN Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band (Private Stock)
3. PLAY THAT FUNKY MUSIC Wild Cherry (Epic/Sweet City)
4. SILLY LOVE SONGS Wings (Capitol)
5. YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE A STAR (To Be In My Show) - Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr. (ABC
6. LOVE MACHINE Pt. 1 Miracles (Tamla)
7. LOVE IS ALIVE Gary Wright (Warner Bros.)
8. DISCO DUCK (Part 1) Rick Dees & His Cast Of Idiots (RSO)
9. KISS AND SAY GOODBYE Manhattans (Columbia)
10, December 1963 Four Seasons

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Here are the top 10 songs for 1977:

1. YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE Debby Boone (Warner Bros.)
2. I JUST WANT TO BE YOUR EVERYTHIN Andy Gibb (RSO)
3. BEST OF MY LOVE Emotions (Columbia)
4. LOVE THEME FROM "A STAR IS BORN" (Evergreen) - Barbra Streisand (Columbia
5. DON'T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE Crystal Gayle (United Artists)
6. BOOGIE NIGHTS Heatwave (Epic)
7. I LIKE DREAMIN' Kenny Nolan (20th Century)
8. I'M YOUR BOOGIE MAN/WRAP YOUR ARMS AROUND ME - K.C. & The Sunshine Band
9. DON'T LEAVE ME THIS WAY Thelma Houston
10. (Your Love Has Lifted Me) HIGHER AND HIGHER: Rita Coolidge

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Here are the top 10 hits from 1978:

1. NIGHT FEVER Bee Gees (RSO)

2. SHADOW DANCING Andy Gibb (RSO)

3. HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE Bee Gees (RSO)

4. STAYIN' ALIVE Bee Gees (RSO)

5. I GO CRAZY Paul Davis (Bang)

6. (Love Is) THICKER THAN WATER Andy Gibb (RSO)

7. KISS YOU ALL OVER Exile (Warner/Curb)

8. BABY COME BACK Playet (RSO)

9. HOT CHILD IN THE CITY Nick Gilder (Chrysalis)

10. BOOGIE OOGIE OOGIE Taste Of Honey (Capitol)

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Here are the top 10 hits from 1979:

1. MY SHARONA Knack (Capitol)

2. LE FREAK Chic (Atlantic)

3. Y. M. C. A. Village People (Casablanca)

4. I WILL SURVIVE Gloria Gaynor (Polydor)

5. BAD GIRLS Donna Summer (Casablanca)

6. DA YA THINK I'M SEXY Rod Stewart (Warner Bros.)

7. HOT STUFF Donna Summer (Casablanca)

8. PLEASE DON'T GO K. C. & The Sunshine Band (TK)

9. REUNITED Peaches & Herb (Polydor)

10. SAD EYES Robert John (EMI America)


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