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Top Songs of 1974

1973 <-1974-> 1975


  

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1.04/1974

 ①  Band on the Run by Paul McCartney

        

MP3

from Band on the Run   

CD

MP3

272

US ✫1
US AC 22
UK 3

video

as Paul McCartney & Wings
[Apple 1873]
written by Paul McCartney & Linda McCartney
2.09/1974

 ②  You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet by Bachman-Turner Overdrive

        

MP3

from Not Fragile   

CD

MP3

270

US ✫1
UK 2

video

written by Randy Bachman
3.02/1974

 ③  The Air That I Breathe by The Hollies

        

MP3

from Hollies   

CD

MP3

232

US 6
US AC 3
UK 2

video

[Epic 11100]
written by Albert Hammond & Mike Hazlewood
4.07/1974

 ④  I Shot the Sheriff by Eric Clapton

        

MP3

from 461 Ocean Boulevard   

CD

MP3

218

US ✫1
US R&B 33
UK 9

video

[RSO 409]
written by Bob Marley
5.04/1974

 ⑤  Sundown by Gordon Lightfoot

        

MP3

from Sundown   

CD

MP3

208

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US country 13
UK 33

video

[Reprise 1194]
written by Gordon Lightfoot
6.11/1974

Best of My Love by Eagles

        

MP3

from On the Border   

CD

MP3

196

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
UK 51

video

written by Don Henley, Glenn Frey & J.D. Souther
7.06/1974

Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me by Elton John

        

MP3

from Caribou   

CD

MP3

187

US 2
US AC 3
UK 16

video

[MCA 40259]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
8.02/1974

Bennie and the Jets by Elton John

        

MP3

from Goodbye Yellow Brick Road   

CD

MP3

185

US ✫1
US R&B 15

video

[only released in the US]
[MCA 40198]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
9.03/1974

The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk Railroad

        

MP3

from Shinin' On   

CD

MP3

183

US ✫1
UK 52

video

as Grand Funk
produced by Todd Rundgren
[Capitol 3840]
written by Gerry Goffin & Carole King
10.10/1974

Cat's in the Cradle by Harry Chapin

        

MP3

from Verities & Balderdash   

CD

MP3

183

US ✫1
US AC 6
UK 53

video

[Elektra 45203]
written by Harry Chapin & Sandra Chapin
11.10/1974

Killer Queen by Queen

        

MP3

from Sheer Heart Attack   

CD

MP3

181

US 12
UK 2
[Elektra 45226]
written by Freddie Mercury
12.02/1974

Hooked on a Feeling by Blue Swede

        

MP3

from Hooked on a Feeling   

CD

MP3

172

US ✫1
US AC 31

video

[EMI 3627]
written by Mark James [songwriter]
13.12/1974

Black Water by The Doobie Brothers

        

MP3

from What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits   

CD

MP3

169

US ✫1
US AC 38

video

originally b-side of "another park…"
[Warner 7795]
written by Patrick Simmons
14.09/1974

Whatever Gets You Thru the Night by John Lennon

        

MP3

from Walls and Bridges   

CD

MP3

167

US ✫1
UK 36
as John Lennon with The Plastic Ono Nuclear Band featuring Elton John
[Apple 1874]
written by John Lennon
15.09/1974

Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance) by Leo Sayer

        

MP3

from Just a Boy   

CD

MP3

166

US 9
UK 4

video

[Warner 8043]
written by Leo Sayer & David Courtney
16.12/1974

You're No Good by Linda Ronstadt

        

MP3

from Heart Like a Wheel   

CD

MP3

164

US ✫1
US AC 10

video

written by Clint Ballard Jr.
17.02/1974

Jet by Paul McCartney

        

MP3

from Band on the Run   

CD

MP3

157

US 7
UK 7

video

as Paul McCartney & Wings
[Apple 1871]
written by Paul McCartney & Linda McCartney
18.09/1974

The Bitch Is Back by Elton John

        

MP3

from Caribou   

CD

MP3

155

US 4
UK 15
[MCA 40297]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
19.02/1974

Midnight at the Oasis by Maria Muldaur

        

MP3

from Maria Muldaur   

CD

MP3

153

US 6
US AC 7
UK 21

video

[Reprise 1183]
written by David Nichtern
20.06/1974

Can't Get Enough by Bad Company

        

MP3

from Bad Company   

CD

MP3

148

US 5
UK 15

video

[Swan Song 70015]
written by Mick Ralphs
21.08/1974

Jazzman by Carole King

        

MP3

from Wrap Around Joy   

CD

MP3

147

US 2
US AC 4

video

[Ode 66101]
written by Carole King & Dave Palmer
22.08/1974

Another Saturday Night by Cat Stevens

        

MP3

from Saturnight   

CD

MP3

136

US 6
US AC 12
UK 19

video

[A&M 1602]
written by Sam Cooke
23.02/1974

Mockingbird by Carly Simon & James Taylor

        

MP3

from Hotcakes   

CD

MP3

135

US 5
US AC 10
UK 34

video

[Elektra 45880]
written by Inez Foxx & Charlie Foxx
24.11/1974

Only You by Ringo Starr

        

MP3

from Goodnight Vienna   

CD

MP3

133

US 6
US AC ✫1
UK 28
[Apple 1876]
written by Buck Ram (as Ande Rand)
25.08/1974

Tin Man by America

        

MP3

from Holiday   

CD

MP3

132

US 4
US AC ✫1

video

produced by George Martin
[Warner 7838]
written by Dewey Bunnell
26.10/1974

Promised Land by Elvis Presley

        

MP3

from Promised Land   

CD

MP3

131

US 14
US AC 8
US country 9
UK 9

video

charted as It's Midnight / Promised Land in US AC charts
[RCA 10074]
written by Chuck Berry
27.12/1974

Lonely People by America

        

MP3

from Holiday   

CD

MP3

127

US 5
US AC ✫1

video

produced by George Martin
[Warner 8048]
written by Dan Peek
28.05/1974

Rikki Don't Lose That Number by Steely Dan

        

MP3

from Pretzel Logic   

CD

MP3

125

US 4
US AC 15
UK 58

video

[ABC 11439]
written by Donald Fagen & Walter Becker
29.01/1974

Come and Get Your Love by Redbone

        

MP3

from Wovoka   

CD

MP3

124

US 5
US R&B 75

video

[Epic 5-11035]
written by Lolly Vegas
30.12/1974

Some Kind of Wonderful by Grand Funk Railroad

        

MP3

from All the Girls in the World Beware!!!   

CD

MP3

122

US 3
US R&B 85

video

as Grand Funk
[Capitol 4002]
written by John Ellison & Ernie Fields
31.03/1974

The Show Must Go On by Three Dog Night

        

MP3

from Hard Labor   

CD

MP3

117

US 4

video

[Dunhill 4382]
written by Leo Sayer & David Courtney
32.05/1974

This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us by Sparks

        

MP3

from Kimono My House   

CD

MP3

116

UK 2written by Ron Mael
33.02/1974

Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield

        

MP3

from Tubular Bells   

CD

MP3

113

US 7
US AC 15
UK 31

video

[instrumental]
[from the film The Exorcist]
[Virgin 55100]
written by Mike Oldfield
34.06/1974

Call on Me by Chicago

        

MP3

from Chicago VII   

CD

MP3

113

US 6
US AC ✫1

video

[Columbia 46062]
written by Lee Loughnane
35.03/1974

Help Me by Joni Mitchell

        

MP3

from Court and Spark   

CD

MP3

110

US 7
US AC ✫1

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #282]
[Asylum 11034]
written by Joni Mitchell
36.03/1974

Oh My My by Ringo Starr

        

MP3

from Ringo   

CD

MP3

105

US 5
US AC 24

video

[Apple 1872]
written by Vini Poncia & Ringo Starr
37.03/1974

I'll Have to Say I Love You in a Song by Jim Croce

        

MP3

from I Got a Name   

CD

MP3

103

US 9
US AC ✫1
US country 68
UK 52

video

[ABC 11424]
written by Jim Croce
38.07/1974

Clap for the Wolfman by The Guess Who

        

MP3

from Road Food   

CD

MP3

100

US 6

video

featuring Wolfman Jack
written by Burton Cummings, Bill Wallace & Kurt Winter
39.08/1974

It's Only Rock & Roll (But I Like It) by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from It's Only Rock'n Roll   

CD

MP3

100

US 16
UK 10
written by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards & Ronnie Wood (uncredited)
40.04/1974

Everyday by Slade

        

MP3

from Old, New, Borrowed and Blue   

CD

MP3

99

UK 3

video

written by Noddy Holder & Jim Lea
41.12/1974

#9 Dream by John Lennon

        

MP3

from Walls and Bridges   

CD

MP3

99

US 9
UK 23
written by John Lennon
42.08/1974

Steppin' Out (Gonna Boogie Tonight) by Dawn

        

MP3

from Dawn's New Ragtime Follies   

CD

MP3

98

US 7
US AC 4

video

as Tony Orlando & Dawn
written by Irwin Levine & L. Russell Brown
43.12/1974

Lady by Styx

        

MP3

from Styx II   

CD

MP3

98

US 6

video

[Wooden Nickel 10102]
written by Dennis DeYoung
44.03/1974

Oh Very Young by Cat Stevens

        

MP3

from Buddha and the Chocolate Box   

CD

MP3

95

US 10
US AC 2
UK 51

video

[A&M 1503]
written by Cat Stevens
45.02/1974

Rebel Rebel by David Bowie

        

MP3

from Diamond Dogs   

CD

MP3

93

US 64
UK 5
[RCA Victor 0287]
written by David Bowie
46.03/1974

(I've Been) Searchin' So Long by Chicago

        

MP3

from Chicago VII   

CD

MP3

90

US 9
US AC 8

video

[Columbia 46020]
written by James Pankow
47.07/1974

Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd

        

MP3

from Second Helping   

CD

MP3

90

US 8

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #398]
[MCA 40258]
written by Ed King, Gary Rossington & Ronnie Van Zant
48.12/1974

Can't Get It Out of My Head by Electric Light Orchestra

        

MP3

from Eldorado   

CD

MP3

86

US 9
UK 52
[United Artists Xw-573]
written by Jeff Lynne
49.08/1974

Carefree Highway by Gordon Lightfoot

        

MP3

from Sundown   

CD

MP3

86

US 10
US AC ✫1
US country 81

video

[Reprise 1309]
written by Gordon Lightfoot
50.06/1974

If You Talk in Your Sleep by Elvis Presley

        

MP3

from Promised Land   

CD

MP3

84

US 17
US AC 6
US country 6
UK 40

video

[RCA APBO 0280]
written by Red West & Johnny Christopher
51.10/1974

Wishing You Were Here by Chicago

        

MP3

from Chicago VII   

CD

MP3

81

US 11
US AC ✫1

video

backing vocals by the Beach Boys
[Columbia 10049]
written by Peter Cetera
52.08/1974

Never My Love by Blue Swede

        

MP3

from Hooked on a Feeling   

CD

MP3

81

US 7

video

[EMI 3938]
written by Dick Addrisi & Don Addrisi
53.06/1974

One Man Band by Leo Sayer

        

MP3

from Just a Boy   

CD

MP3

79

US 96
UK 6

video

[Warner 7824]
written by Leo Sayer & David Courtney
54.10/1974

Farewell/Bring It On Home to Me/You Send Me by Rod Stewart

        

MP3

from Smiler   

CD

MP3

69

UK 7

video

written by Martin Quittenton, Rod Stewart & Sam Cooke
55.07/1974

Amateur Hour by Sparks

        

MP3

from Kimono My House   

CD

MP3

69

UK 7

video

written by Ron Mael
56.05/1974

Haven't Got Time for the Pain by Carly Simon

        

MP3

from Hotcakes   

CD

MP3

66

US 14
US AC 2

video

[Elektra 45887]
written by Carly Simon & Jacob Brackman
57.05/1974

Takin' Care of Business by Bachman-Turner Overdrive

        

MP3

from Bachman-Turner Overdrive II   

CD

MP3

65

US 12

video

[Mercury 73487]
written by Randy Bachman
58.11/1974

Bungle in the Jungle by Jethro Tull

        

MP3

from War Child   

CD

MP3

63

US 12

video

[Chrysalis 2101]
written by Ian Anderson
59.05/1974

Break the Rules by Status Quo

        

MP3

from Quo   

CD

MP3

60

UK 8

video

written by Francis Rossi, Rick Parfitt, Alan Lancaster, John Coghlan & Bob Young
60.07/1974

The Six Teens by The Sweet

        

MP3

from Desolation Boulevard   

CD

MP3

59

UK 9

video

written by Mike Chapman & Nicky Chinn
61.07/1974

Shinin' On by Grand Funk Railroad

        

MP3

from Shinin' On   

CD

MP3

59

US 11

video

as Grand Funk
produced by Todd Rundgren
[Capitol 3917]
written by Don Brewer & Mark Farner
62.11/1974

Dark Horse by George Harrison

        

MP3

from Dark Horse   

CD

MP3

57

US 15
UK 52

video

[Apple 1877]
written by George Harrison
63.07/1974

Free Man in Paris by Joni Mitchell

        

MP3

from Court and Spark   

CD

MP3

57

US 22
US AC 2

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #470]
[Asylum 11041]
written by Joni Mitchell
64.11/1974

Must of Got Lost by J. Geils Band

        

MP3

from Nightmares...and Other Tales from the Vinyl Jungle   

CD

MP3

56

US 12

video

[Atlantic 3214]
written by Seth Justman & Peter Wolf
65.06/1974

The Wall Street Shuffle by 10cc

        

MP3

from Sheet Music   

CD

MP3

54

US 103
UK 10

video

[UK 49023]
written by Eric Stewart & Graham Gouldman
66.03/1974

Candle in the Wind by Elton John

        

MP3

from Goodbye Yellow Brick Road   

CD

MP3

53

UK 11

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #347]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
67.03/1974

Seven Seas of Rhye by Queen

        

MP3

from Queen II   

CD

MP3

52

UK 10[Elektra 45891]
written by Freddie Mercury
68.09/1974

Knock on Wood by David Bowie

        

MP3

from David Live   

CD

MP3

52

UK 10

video

[live]
written by Eddie Floyd & Steve Cropper
69.06/1974

Sure As I'm Sittin' Here by Three Dog Night

        

MP3

from Hard Labor   

CD

MP3

51

US 16

video

[Dunhill 15001]
written by John Hiatt
70.01/1974

Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker) by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from Goats Head Soup   

CD

MP3

49

US 15

video

[Rolling Stones 19109]
written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
71.10/1974

All I Want Is You by Roxy Music

        

MP3

from Country Life   

CD

MP3

48

UK 12written by Bryan Ferry
72.02/1974

Piano Man by Billy Joel

        

MP3

from Piano Man   

CD

MP3

47

US 25
US AC 4
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #421]
[Columbia 45963]
written by Billy Joel
73.11/1974

Ain't Too Proud to Beg by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from It's Only Rock'n Roll   

CD

MP3

46

US 17[Rolling Stones 19302]
written by Norman Whitfield & Eddie Holland Jr.
74.05/1974

The in Crowd by Bryan Ferry

        

MP3

from Another Time, Another Place   

CD

MP3

45

UK 13

video

written by Billy Page
75.10/1974

Never Turn Your Back on Mother Earth by Sparks

        

MP3

from Propaganda   

CD

MP3

45

UK 13

video

written by Ron Mael
76.09/1974

Overnight Sensation (Hit Record) by The Raspberries

        

MP3

from Starting Over   

CD

MP3

45

US 18

video

[Capitol 3946]
written by Eric Carmen
77.03/1974

The Golden Age of Rock 'n' Roll by Mott the Hoople

        

MP3

from The Hoople   

CD

MP3

45

US 96
UK 16

video

[Columbia 46035]
written by Ian Hunter
78.02/1974

Let It Ride by Bachman-Turner Overdrive

        

MP3

from Bachman-Turner Overdrive II   

CD

MP3

44

US 23

video

[Mercury 73457]
written by Randy Bachman & Fred Turner (as C.F. Turner)
79.11/1974

Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd

        

MP3

from (pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)   

CD

MP3

43

US 19

video

[R]
[MCA 40328]
written by Allen Collins & Ronnie Van Zant
80.01/1974

W.O.L.D. by Harry Chapin

        

MP3

from Short Stories   

CD

MP3

42

US 36
US AC 37
UK 34

video

written by Harry Chapin
81.10/1974

Willie and the Hand Jive by Eric Clapton

        

MP3

from 461 Ocean Boulevard   

CD

MP3

41

US 26
UK 51

video

[RSO 503]
written by Johnny Otis
82.08/1974

Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by Bryan Ferry

        

MP3

from Another Time, Another Place   

CD

MP3

40

UK 17

video

written by Otto Harbach & Jerome Kern
83.12/1974

Big Yellow Taxi by Joni Mitchell

        

MP3

from Miles of Aisles   

CD

MP3

37

US 24
US AC 27

video

[live]
[R]
[Asylum 45221]
written by Joni Mitchell
84.06/1974

Workin' at the Car Wash Blues by Jim Croce

        

MP3

from I Got a Name   

CD

MP3

37

US 32
US AC 9

video

[ABC 11447]
written by Jim Croce
85.07/1974

It's All Right by Jim Capaldi

        

MP3

from Whale Meat Again   

CD

MP3

34

US 55
UK 27

video

written by Jim Capaldi
86.12/1974

Ding Dong, Ding Dong by George Harrison

        

MP3

from Dark Horse   

CD

MP3

33

US 36
UK 38

video

[Apple 1879]
written by George Harrison
87.12/1974

Ready by Cat Stevens

        

MP3

from Buddha and the Chocolate Box   

CD

MP3

32

US 26

video

[A&M 1645]
written by Cat Stevens
88.11/1974

Dancin' Fool by The Guess Who

        

MP3

from Flavours   

CD

MP3

30

US 28

video

written by Burton Cummings & Domenic Troiano
89.04/1974

Rock 'N' Roll Suicide by David Bowie

        

MP3

from The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars   

CD

MP3

29

UK 22

video

written by David Bowie
90.03/1974

Ma-Ma-Ma-Belle by Electric Light Orchestra

        

MP3

from On the Third Day   

CD

MP3

29

UK 22

video

written by Jeff Lynne
91.11/1974

The Entertainer by Billy Joel

        

MP3

from Streetlife Serenade   

CD

MP3

29

US 34
US AC 30

video

[Columbia 10064]
written by Billy Joel
92.09/1974

Silly Love by 10cc

        

MP3

from Sheet Music   

CD

MP3

29

UK 24

video

written by Eric Stewart & Lol Creme
93.04/1974

I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe) by Genesis

        

MP3

from Selling England by the Pound   

CD

MP3

29

UK 21

video

written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Peter Gabriel, Steve Hackett & Mike Rutherford
94.06/1974

Diamond Dogs by David Bowie

        

MP3

from Diamond Dogs   

CD

MP3

29

UK 21

video

written by David Bowie
95.05/1974

Already Gone by Eagles

        

MP3

from On the Border   

CD

MP3

28

US 32

video

[Asylum 11036]
written by Jack Tempchin & Rob Strandlund (as Robert Arnold Strandlund)
96.09/1974

Straight Shootin' Woman by Steppenwolf

        

MP3

from Slow Flux   

CD

MP3

27

US 29

video

[Mums 6031]
written by Jerry Edmonton
97.09/1974

Play Something Sweet (Brickyard Blues) by Three Dog Night

        

MP3

from Hard Labor   

CD

MP3

26

US 33

video

[Dunhill 15013]
written by Allen Toussaint
98.02/1974

Star Baby by The Guess Who

        

MP3

from Road Food   

CD

MP3

25

US 39

video

written by Burton Cummings
99.04/1974

Another Park, Another Sunday by The Doobie Brothers

        

MP3

from What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits   

CD

MP3

24

US 32

video

[Warner 7795]
written by Tom Johnston
100.03/1974

Listen to the Music by The Doobie Brothers

        

MP3

from Toulouse Street   

CD

MP3

23

UK 29

video

[R]

written by Tom Johnston

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