Top Songs of 1973


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
180
Iggy and The Stooges Search and Destroy
2
254
Stevie Wonder Living for the City
3
266
Lynyrd Skynyrd Free Bird
4
285
Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On
5
327
Ann Peebles I Can't Stand the Rain
6
412
Dolly Parton Jolene
7
456
Gladys Knight and The Pips Midnight Train to Georgia
8
507
Stevie Wonder Higher Ground
9
523
Aerosmith Dream On
10
527
ZZ Top La Grange
11
539
The Wailers Get Up, Stand Up
12
555
New York Dolls Personality Crisis
13
603
Pink Floyd Money
14
608
Bob Dylan Knockin' on Heaven's Door
15
653
Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
16
655
The Rolling Stones Angie
17
668
Roberta Flack Killing Me Softly with His Song
18
730
Paul McCartney and Wings Band on the Run
19
752
T. Rex 20th Century Boy
20
777
Billy Joel Piano Man
21
856
Wings Live and Let Die
22
870
The Wailers I Shot the Sheriff
23
916
Eagles Desperado
24
921
Slade Cum On Feel the Noize
25
950
Bruce Springsteen Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
26
959
The Allman Brothers Band Ramblin' Man
27
972
Daryl Hall & John Oates She's Gone
28
999
Elton John Bennie and the Jets
29
1137
Steve Miller Band The Joker
30
1173
Elton John Candle in the Wind
31
1236
Roxy Music Do the Strand
32
1245
Grand Funk Railroad We're an American Band
33
1328
Golden Earring Radar Love
34
1409
Sweet Ballroom Blitz
35
1511
Herbie Hancock Chameleon
36
1616
James Brown The Payback
37
1627
Ike and Tina Turner Nutbush City Limits
38
1644
The Isley Brothers That Lady
39
1656
Paul McCartney and Wings Jet
40
1756
John Cale Paris 1919
41
1771
The Who Love, Reign O'er Me
42
1816
Brian Eno Baby's on Fire
43
1829
Terry Jacks Seasons in the Sun
44
1864
Bruce Springsteen 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)
45
1889
Al Green Call Me (Come Back Home)
46
1897
Led Zeppelin The Rain Song
47
1901
Bachman-Turner Overdrive Takin' Care of Business
48
2028
Pink Floyd Time
49
2034
The Doobie Brothers Long Train Runnin'
50
2037
Led Zeppelin No Quarter
51
2050
Roxy Music In Every Dream Home a Heartache
52
2069
Brian Eno Needles in the Camel's Eye
53
2075
The Allman Brothers Band Jessica
54
2089
Led Zeppelin Over the Hills and Far Away
55
2213
The Who 05:15
56
2230
Pink Floyd Us and Them
57
2285
Alice Cooper No More Mr. Nice Guy
58
2288
The Incredible Bongo Band Apache
59
2330
Dobie Gray Drift Away
60
2519
Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells
61
2577
Roxy Music A Song for Europe
62
2602
Love Unlimited Orchestra Love's Theme
63
2614
Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
64
2662
Paul Simon Kodachrome
65
2667
Elton John Daniel
66
2697
Elton John Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
67
2846
Bruce Springsteen Lost in the Flood
68
2882
Stevie Wonder Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing
69
2883
Brownsville Station Smokin' in the Boys Room
70
2913
Genesis I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)
71
2916
Toots and The Maytals Funky Kingston
72
3035
John Martyn Solid Air
73
3046
Mott the Hoople All the Way from Memphis
74
3051
The Hues Corporation Rock the Boat
75
3141
Pink Floyd The Great Gig in the Sky
76
3315
Eddie Kendricks Keep On Truckin'
77
3317
The Stooges Gimme Danger
78
3353
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes The Love I Lost
79
3386
The O'Jays For the Love of Money
80
3401
Dr. John Right Place Wrong Time
81
3403
The Rolling Stones Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)
82
3406
David Bowie Drive-In Saturday
83
3416
John Lennon Mind Games
84
3452
MFSB TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)
85
3491
Led Zeppelin The Ocean
86
3522
Barbra Streisand The Way We Were
87
3642
Sly and the Family Stone If You Want Me to Stay
88
3658
Bruce Springsteen Incident on 57th Street
89
3698
Judee Sill The Kiss
90
3922
The Who The Real Me
91
3983
Elton John Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)
92
3993
Led Zeppelin The Song Remains the Same
93
4081
Bob Marley and The Wailers Concrete Jungle
94
4102
Led Zeppelin D'yer Maker
95
4110
Sui Generis Rasguña las piedras
96
4134
Carpenters Yesterday Once More
97
4176
Sweet Blockbuster
98
4199
New York Dolls Looking for a Kiss
99
4255
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Sebastian
100
4274
Charlie Rich Behind Closed Doors
101
4304
Françoise Hardy Message personnel
102
4434
Kool & The Gang Jungle Boogie
103
4447
David Essex Rock On
104
4514
Aerosmith Mama Kin
105
4557
Faces Ooh La La
106
4639
David Bowie Panic in Detroit
107
4796
Dick Annegarn Bruxelles
108
4915
Wizzard See My Baby Jive
109
4946
Eagles Tequila Sunrise
110
4965
Barry White Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up
111
5010
Serge Gainsbourg Je suis venu te dire que je m'en vais
112
5020
Stories Brother Louie
113
5051
Aretha Franklin Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
114
5099
Adriano Celentano Prisencólinensináinciúsol
115
5140
Pink Floyd Brain Damage
116
5144
John Cale Andalucia
117
5177
Tom Waits Ol' 55
118
5200
Roxy Music Pyjamarama
119
5231
Al Green Let's Get Married
120
5314
Lou Reed Caroline Says I
121
5352
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Karn Evil 9 - First Impression, Part 1
122
5363
Joe Walsh Rocky Mountain Way
123
5397
Paul Simon with The Dixie Hummingbirds Loves Me Like a Rock
124
5469
Gram Parsons She
125
5533
The Isley Brothers Summer Breeze
126
5582
Sylvia Pillow Talk
127
5668
Aretha Franklin Angel
128
5677
Can Moonshake
129
5721
Queen Keep Yourself Alive
130
5805
Bruce Springsteen New York City Serenade
131
5812
Maria Muldaur Midnight at the Oasis
132
5821
10cc Rubber Bullets
133
5825
The Heptones Book of Rules
134
5840
Little Feat Dixie Chicken
135
5887
Steely Dan Show Biz Kids
136
5925
Suzi Quatro Can the Can
137
6057
The Beach Boys Sail On, Sailor
138
6079
Chick Corea & Return to Forever Spain
139
6089
Gladys Knight and The Pips I've Got to Use My Imagination
140
6138
George Harrison Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)
141
6150
Bay City Rollers Saturday Night
142
6169
The Stylistics You Make Me Feel Brand New
143
6191
Bruce Springsteen Spirit in the Night
144
6194
Lou Reed Berlin
145
6217
Dawn feat. Tony Orlando Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree
146
6273
Spinners One of a Kind (Love Affair)
147
6308
Jim Croce Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
148
6320
Christophe Les paradis perdus
149
6340
Deep Purple Woman from Tokyo
150
6360
Tom Waits Martha
151
6500
Bloodstone Natural High
152
6584
Redbone Come and Get Your Love
153
6595
Paul McCartney and Wings Let Me Roll It
154
6611
Mocedades Eres Tú
155
6655
Steely Dan My Old School
156
6733
Paul McCartney and Wings My Love
157
6747
The Marshall Tucker Band Can't You See
158
6760
James Brown The Boss
159
6793
The Rolling Stones Star Star
160
6834
Led Zeppelin Dancing Days
161
6874
Roxy Music Mother of Pearl
162
6875
Lynyrd Skynyrd Gimme Three Steps
163
6880
Lou Reed Caroline Says II
164
6934
MFSB Love Is The Message
165
6962
Sun Ra Space Is the Place
166
6964
The Sensational Alex Harvey Band Next
167
6965
Bruce Springsteen For You
168
7060
Lynyrd Skynyrd Simple Man
169
7089
Dr. John Such a Night
170
7145
Can Future Days
171
7288
David Bowie Aladdin Sane (1913-1938-197?)
172
7329
Steely Dan The Boston Rag
173
7378
Status Quo Caroline
174
7436
Bruce Springsteen Blinded by the Light
175
7476
Electric Light Orchestra Showdown
176
7554
Montrose Rock Candy
177
7865
Gram Parsons A Song for You
178
7870
Paul McCartney and Wings Helen Wheels
179
7884
Fabrizio De André Verranno a chiederti del nostro amore
180
7896
The Stylistics Rockin' Roll Baby
181
7939
Al Wilson Show and Tell
182
7945
Cher Half-Breed
183
8000
Barry White I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little More Babe
184
8144
Barry Manilow Could It Be Magic
185
8149
John Cale Child's Christmas in Wales
186
8158
The Rolling Stones Winter
187
8239
Merle Haggard If We Make It Through December
188
8291
Funkadelic Cosmic Slop
189
8396
Serge Lama Je suis malade
190
8407
Gladys Knight and The Pips Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me
191
8424
The Rolling Stones 100 Years Ago
192
8445
The DeFranco Family Heartbeat, It's a Lovebeat
193
8517
Vicki Lawrence The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia
194
8648
Electric Light Orchestra Roll Over Beethoven
195
8661
Bryan Ferry A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
196
8738
Blue Swede Hooked on a Feeling
197
8774
Lightnin' Rod Sport
198
8795
Alice Cooper Billion Dollar Babies
199
8827
Joseito Fernandez Guajira Guantanamera
200
8828
Eric Weissberg and Steve Mandel Dueling Banjos
201
8891
Lou Reed Sad Song
202
8970
Lynyrd Skynyrd Tuesday's Gone
203
9052
Charlie Rich The Most Beautiful Girl
204
9054
Roxy Music Beauty Queen
205
9101
Kool & The Gang Hollywood Swinging
206
9167
The Sensational Alex Harvey Band The Faith Healer
207
9261
Fleetwood Mac Hypnotized
208
9358
Stompin' Tom Connors The Hockey Song
209
9592
Gary Glitter I'm the Leader of the Gang
210
9680
Genesis Firth of Fifth
211
9716
Loudon Wainwright III The Swimming Song
212
9779
Jim Croce I Got a Name
213
9816
ZZ Top Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers
214
9825
Al Green Here I Am (Come and Take Me)
215
9831
Aaron Neville Hercules
216
9840
Michel Sardou La Maladie d'amour
217
9888
The Intruders I'll Always Love My Mama
218
9925
Charlie Daniels Uneasy Rider
219
9926
Sammy Johns Chevy Van

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Ann Peebles I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down
B.W. Stevenson My Maria
Brian Eno Cindy Tells Me
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Still... You Turn Me On
Genesis The Cinema Show
Stoney Edwards Hank and Lefty Raised My Country Soul
REO Speedwagon Ridin' the Storm Out
Todd Rundgren International Feel
Mott the Hoople Roll Away the Stone
Area Luglio, agosto, settembre (nero)
Paul Simon American Tune
The Rolling Stones Coming Down Again
The Doobie Brothers China Grove
New York Dolls Trash
Gram Parsons We'll Sweep out the Ashes in the Morning
Johnnie Taylor Cheaper to Keep Her
Bruce Springsteen Growin' Up
Secos & Molhados Sangue Latino
Roxy Music Editions of You
Faces Cindy Incidentally
ZZ Top Jesus Just Left Chicago
Jackson Browne These Days
Gregg Allman Midnight Rider
The Stooges Raw Power
Paco de Lucía Entre dos aguas
War Me and Baby Brother
The J. Geils Band Give It to Me
Jerry Jeff Walker L.A. Freeway
Spinners Mighty Love, Part 1
The O'Jays Put Your Hands Together
Jackson Browne Take It Easy
Roxy Music Street Life
The Staple Singers If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
Mahmoud Ahmed Mela Mela/Erè Mèla Mèla
Bruce Springsteen The E Street Shuffle
Kevin Coyne Eastbourne Ladies
Gary Glitter Do You Wanna Touch Me? (Oh Yeah)
Mia Martini Minuetto
Eagles Doolin-Dalton
Neil Young Don't Be Denied
The Isley Brothers The Highways of My Life
Ringo Starr I'm the Greatest
The J. Geils Band (Ain't Nothin' But a) Houseparty
Charlie Rich I Feel Like Going Home
Frank Zappa/The Mothers Montana
Slade Merry Xmas Everybody
Brian Eno On Some Faraway Beach
Willie Hutch Brothers Gonna Work It Out
Dave Holland Four Winds
The O'Jays Ship Ahoy
Paul McCartney and Wings Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five
Pierre Vassiliu Qui c'est celui-là?
King Crimson Larks' Tongues in Aspic (Part I)
Thin Lizzy The Rocker
The Temptations Masterpiece
Nazareth This Flight Tonight
Giorgio Gaber La libertà
Lou Reed The Kids
The Jackson Sisters I Believe in Miracles
David Bowie Time
Little Feat Fat Man in the Bathtub
Gary Glitter I Love You Love Me Love
Johnny Rodriguez Ridin' My Thumb to Mexico
Genesis Dancing With the Moonlit Knight
Steely Dan Bodhisattva
Au bonheur des dames Oh! Les filles
Al Stewart Soho (Needless to Say)
John Martyn Don't Want to Know
Jerry Jeff Walker Up Against the Wall You Redneck Mother
Tanya Tucker Would You Lay with Me (In a Field of Stone)
Pescado Rabioso Cantata de puentes amarillos
The Chi-Lites Stoned out of My Mind
First Choice Smarty Pants
Pink Floyd Breathe
Johnnie Taylor I Believe in You (You Believe in Me)
Billy Joe Shaver I Been to Georgia on a Fast Train
Kraftwerk Tanzmusik
Faces Pool Hall Richard
Garland Jeffreys Wild in the Streets
The J.B.'s Doing It to Death
Roxy Music For Your Pleasure
Serge Lama Les P'tites filles de Pigalle
Tanya Tucker Blood Red and Goin' Down
First Choice Armed and Extremely Dangerous
The Stooges Shake Appeal
Joni Mitchell Raised on Robbery
Steely Dan Pearl of the Quarter
Manfred Mann's Earth Band Father of Day, Father of Night
The Temptations Law of the Land 
Suzi Quatro 48 Crash
Can Bel Air
Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye You Are Everything
Harry Chapin W.O.L.D.
Roger Daltrey Giving It All Away
James Brown I Got Ants in My Pants (And I Need to Dance)
Bob Marley and The Wailers No More Trouble
The Stooges Hard to Beat/Your Pretty Face Is Going to Hell
The Wailers Burnin' and Lootin'