Best Songs of the '70s

Best Songs of the '70s

Some of best musical genres came into existence in the '70s and this article is a compilation of some of the most popular, controversial and best songs of that decade.
Here you will come across songs belonging to genres such as rock, romance, country, disco, and dance. And all these songs were known to be the blockbusters in the music industry during the '70s. I am certain, and need not describe the kind, the taste, and the charm of the music in that era. This is the reason there are people who still look for such songs to make a great collection out of them and honor their golden age of music.

Rock Songs
  • We Will Rock You/We Are the Champions - Queen
  • Going to California - Led Zeppelin
  • Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who
  • Forever Young - Bob Dylan
  • Fox on the Run - Sweet
  • Hotel California - The Eagles
  • Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
  • Superstition - Stevie Wonder
  • Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkel
  • Let's Stay Together - Al Green
  • American Pie - Don McLean
  • Stayin' Alive - The Bee Gees
  • Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
  • Let's Get It On - Marvin Gaye
  • Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
  • Papa Was A Rollin' Stone - The Temptations
  • More Than A Feeling - Boston
  • I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
  • Dream On - Aerosmith
  • Another Brick in the Wall, Part II - Pink Floyd
  • Anarchy in the UK - The Sex Pistols
  • Dancing Queen - Abba
  • Get Up (I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine - James Brown
  • Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple
  • Sultans of Swing - Dire Straits
  • Kashmir - Led Zeppelin
  • Heart of Glass - Blondie
  • Paranoid - Black Sabbath
  • Heart of Gold - Neil Young
  • Walk on the Wild Side - Lou Reed
  • That's the Way of the World - Earth, Wind and Fire
  • The Payback - James Brown
Love Songs
  • Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
  • Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) - The Stylistics
  • Can't Smile Without You - Barry Manilow
  • Always On My Mind - Elvis Presley
  • Don't Give Up On Us - David Soul
  • How Deep Is Your Love - The Bee Gees
  • If You Leave Me Now - Chicago
  • Jealous Guy - John Lennon
  • Lovin' You - Minnie Ripperton
  • Midnight Train To Georgia - Knight, Gladys And The Pips
  • My Love - Wings
  • So You Win Again - Hot Chocolate
  • Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word - Elton John
  • The First Time I Ever Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack
  • We've Only Just Begun - The Carpenters
  • Where Do I Begin (Love Story) - Andy Williams
  • Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
  • Your Song - Elton John
  • Love on a Two Way Street - Moments
  • Turn Back The Hands Of Time - Tyrone Davis
  • For The Love Of Him - Bobbi Martin
  • Love or Let Me Be Lonely - Friends Of Distinction
Country Songs
  • The Most Beautiful Girl - Charlie Rich
  • Every Which Way but Loose - Eddie Rabbitt
  • Coward of the County - Kenny Rogers
  • Okie from Muskogee - Merle Haggard
  • Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love) - Waylon Jennings
  • Please Don't Tell Me How the Story Ends - Ronnie Milsap
  • Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good - Don Williams
  • Coat of Many Colors - Dolly Parton
  • Loving Her Today - George Jones
  • All The Gold In California - The Gatlin Brothers
  • Her Name Is... - George Jones
  • She's Actin' Single (I'm Drinkin' Doubles) - Gary Stewart
  • Country Sunshine - Dottie West
  • I Just Fall In Love Again - Anne Murray
  • Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue - Crystal Gayle
  • It Was Almost Like A Song - Ronnie Milsap
  • She's All I Got - Johnny Paycheck
  • Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain - Willie Nelson
  • Behind Closed Doors - Charlie Rich
  • The Grand Tour - George Jones
  • The Year That Clayton Delaney Died - Tom T. Hall
  • For The Good Times - Ray Price
  • If We Make It Through December - Merle Haggard
Disco Songs
  • Disco Magic - T-Connection
  • Disco Wedding Suite (Honeymoon In Puerto Rico) - Paul Jabara
  • Disco Nights (Rock Freak) - G.Q
  • Disco Inferno - The Tramp
  • Disco Circus - Martin Circus
  • Dance, Disco Heat - Sylvester
  • Gigi In Paradisco - Dalid
  • Over And Over - Disco Circus
  • Love Disco Style - Erotic Drum Band
  • Le Freak - Chic
  • Funky Town - Lipps Inc
  • Born To Be Alive - Patrick Hernandez
  • Shame - Evelyn "Champagne" King
  • That's The Way I Like It - K.C. & the Sunshine Band
  • Night Fever - Bee Gees
  • Knock On Wood - Amii Stewart
  • Last Dance - Donna Summer
  • Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel - Tavares
  • Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough - Michael Jackson
  • Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
  • Boogie Oogie Oogie -A Taste Of Honey
  • Ladies Night - Kool & the Gang
  • Turn The Beat Around - Vicki Sue Robinson
  • Come To Me - France Joli
  • Give It To Me Baby - Rick James
  • Where Do We Go From Here - Trammps
  • Contact - Edwin Starr
  • Think (About It) - Lynn Collins
  • Rock The Boat - Hues Corporation
  • Doing It To Death - Fred Wesley & J.B.'s (James Brown)
  • La La Peace Song - O.C. Smith
  • I Found Love - Love & Kisses
  • Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now - McFadden & Whitehead
  • Got To Give It Up (pt. 1) - Marvin Gaye
Dance Songs
  • I Found Love Now That I Found You - Love And Kisses (Alec R Costandinos)
  • Risky Changes - Gregg Diamond / Bionic Boogie
  • Cherchez La Femme - Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band
  • Disco Nights (Rock Freak) - G.Q.
  • Got To Be Real - Cheryl Lynn
  • Do What You Wanna Do - T-Connection
  • If there's Love - Amant
  • Touch Me in the Morning - Marlena Shaw
  • Devil's Gun - CJ And Company
  • Hot Shot - Karen Young
  • Native New Yorker - Odyssey
  • I Feel Love (Patrick Cowley MegaMix) - Donna Summer
  • Quiet Village - Ritchie Family
  • Dance, Dance, Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah) - Chic
  • Let's Go Round Again - Average White Band
  • Give Me Love - Cerrone
  • Get Off - Foxy
  • I Got My Mind Made Up - Instant Funk
  • Shame - Evelyn "Champagne" King
  • Rough Diamond - Madleen Kane
  • Call Me Tonight - Cerrone
  • Body Music - The Strikers
  • Two Hot For Love - THP Orchestra
  • Never Can Say Goodbye - Gloria Gaynor
  • Ring My Bell - Anita Ward
  • The Break - Kat Mandu
  • Shake It Up Tonight - Cheryl Lynn
  • Can We Try Again - Technique
  • Free Man - South Shore Commission
  • Heartbeat - Taana Gardner
  • Pleasure Island - Paul Jabara
  • Dancing In My Sleep - Frisky
With this, I will take your leave for now. But hey, there may be some songs which I have not enlisted in these lists. So, in case you run out of these numbers, drop in the next time for more. Till then, Adios!
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