AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 70’S- TOP 100 OF 1975

American Top 40- The 70’s= Top 100 of 1975. Not a stellar year in popular music. 1976 wouldn’t be either but there were some good ones.!

1Love Will Keep Us TogetherCaptain & Tennille F
2Rhinestone CowboyGlen Campbell A+
3Philadelphia FreedomElton John A+
4Before the Next Teardrop FallsFreddy Fender A+
5My Eyes Adored YouFrankie Valli D
6Shining StarEarth, Wind & Fire A
7FameDavid Bowie A+
8Laughter in the RainNeil Sedaka A-
9One of These NightsEagles C
10Thank God I’m a Country BoyJohn Denver B-
11Jive Talkin’Bee Gees A+
12Best of My LoveEagles C
13Lovin’ YouMinnie Riperton D
14Kung Fu FightingCarl Douglas D-
15Black WaterThe Doobie Brothers B
16The Ballroom BlitzSweet B
17(Hey Won’t You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong SongB.J. Thomas C+
18He Don’t Love You (Like I Love You)Tony Orlando and Dawn C
19At SeventeenJanis Ian B
20Pick Up the PiecesAverage White Band A
21The HustleVan McCoy & the Soul City SymphonyC
22Lady MarmaladeLabelle B
23Why Can’t We Be FriendsWar A
24Love Won’t Let Me WaitMajor Harris B
25Boogie On Reggae WomanStevie Wonder A+
26Wasted Days and Wasted NightsFreddy Fender A
27Fight the PowerThe Isley Brothers A
28Angie BabyHelen Reddy B
29Jackie BlueOzark Mountain Daredevils B
30FireOhio Players B
31MagicPilot A
32Please Mr. PostmanThe Carpenters C-
33Sister Golden HairAmerica B
34Lucy in the Sky with DiamondsElton John A-
35MandyBarry Manilow C
36Have You Never Been MellowOlivia Newton-John B
37Could It Be MagicBarry Manilow C
38Cat’s in the CradleHarry Chapin A
39WildfireMichael Martin Murphey D
40I’m Not LisaJessi Colter A
41Listen to What the Man SaidWings A
42I’m Not in Love10cc A+
43I Can HelpBilly Swan A
44Fallin’ in LoveHamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds A
45FeelingsMorris Albert F
46Chevy VanSammy Johns C
47When Will I Be LovedLinda Ronstadt A
48You’re the First, the Last, My EverythingBarry White A
49Please Mr. PleaseOlivia Newton-John B
50You’re No GoodLinda Ronstadt A
51DynomiteBazuka D
52Walking in RhythmThe Blackbyrds A-
53The Way We Were/Try to RememberGladys Knight & the Pips A-
54Midnight BlueMelissa Manchester B
55Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call YouSugarloaf B
56Poetry ManPhoebe Snow B
57How LongAce A+
58ExpressB.T. Express C
59That’s the Way of the WorldEarth, Wind & Fire A
60LadyStyx D
61Bad TimeGrand Funk C
62Only Women BleedAlice Cooper B
63Doctor’s OrdersCarol Douglas C
64Get Down TonightKC and the Sunshine Band D-
65“One Man Woman/One Woman Man”Paul Anka & Odia Coates F
66You Are So BeautifulJoe Cocker A
67Feel Like Makin’ LoveBad Company B
68How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You)James Taylor B
69Dance with MeOrleans B+
70Cut the CakeAverage White Band B
71Never Can Say GoodbyeGloria Gaynor A-
72I Don’t Like to Sleep AlonePaul Anka & Odia Coates F
73Morning Side of the MountainDonny & Marie Osmond D-
74Some Kind of WonderfulGrand Funk Railroad C
75When Will I See You AgainThe Three Degrees A+
76Get Down, Get Down (Get on the Floor)Joe Simon B
77I’m SorryJohn Denver B
78Killer QueenQueen A
79Shoeshine BoyEddie Kendricks A-
80Do It (‘Til You’re Satisfied)B.T. Express C
81Can’t Get It Out of My HeadElectric Light Orchestra A
82“Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)”Al Green A
83Lonely PeopleAmerica B
84You Got the LoveRufus A
85The Rockford Files ThemeMike Post A-
86It Only Takes a MinuteTavares A
87No No SongRingo Starr A-
88Junior’s FarmPaul McCartney & Wings A_+
89Bungle in the JungleJethro Tull B
90“Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance)”Leo Sayer C
91MistyRay Stevens D
92Someone Saved My Life TonightElton John A
93Bad BloodNeil Sedaka C
94Only YesterdayThe Carpenters A
95I’m on FireDwight Twilley Band A
96Only You (And You Alone)Ringo Starr B+
97Third Rate RomanceAmazing Rhythm Aces A
98You Ain’t Seen Nothing YetBachman–Turner Overdrive A
99Swearin’ to GodFrankie Valli C-
100Get Dancin’Disco-Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes C

5 responses to “AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 70’S- TOP 100 OF 1975

    • Yes I agree with you on that… a very low bar. One week I tell myself I am going to listen to the current Top 40- maybe one week just for the curiosity of it.

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    I listened to Alice Cooper’s song today while I was at work, and to (almost quote him) – ‘only your ears will bleed’ (if you listen to some of today’s ‘hits)


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