Top Songs of 1974


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
130
Bob Marley and The Wailers No Woman No Cry
2
191
Kraftwerk Autobahn
3
278
Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama
4
438
Big Star September Gurls
5
506
David Bowie Rebel Rebel
6
526
Sparks This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us
7
709
Robert Wyatt Sea Song
8
797
Labelle Lady Marmalade
9
871
Queen Killer Queen
10
909
Al Green Take Me to the River
11
975
Joni Mitchell Help Me
12
1007
Bachman-Turner Overdrive You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
13
1157
Joni Mitchell Free Man in Paris
14
1163
ABBA Waterloo
15
1172
George McCrae Rock Your Baby
16
1286
Steely Dan Rikki Don't Lose That Number
17
1291
Elis Regina & Tom Jobim Aguas de marco
18
1308
Leonard Cohen Chelsea Hotel #2
19
1448
Gram Parsons Return of the Grievous Angel
20
1449
Dolly Parton I Will Always Love You
21
1469
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson The Bottle
22
1490
Augustus Pablo King Tubby Meets the Rockers Uptown
23
1651
Bob Dylan Forever Young
24
1652
Neil Young On the Beach
25
1729
The Rolling Stones It's Only Rock 'n Roll (But I Like It)
26
1770
Genesis The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
27
1877
Tom Waits (Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night
28
1969
Eric Clapton I Shot the Sheriff
29
2054
Linda Ronstadt You're No Good
30
2123
Patti Smith Piss Factory
31
2162
Stevie Wonder You Haven't Done Nothin'
32
2164
Average White Band Pick Up the Pieces
33
2293
Bad Company Can't Get Enough
34
2344
Shirley and Co. Shame, Shame, Shame
35
2607
Richard and Linda Thompson I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight
36
2726
The Doobie Brothers Black Water
37
2832
Gloria Gaynor Never Can Say Goodbye
38
2915
Randy Newman Louisiana 1927
39
2949
Carl Douglas Kung Fu Fighting
40
3071
John Lennon #9 Dream
41
3117
Status Quo Down Down
42
3158
Raspberries Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)
43
3252
Rufus Tell Me Something Good
44
3311
Genesis Carpet Crawlers
45
3340
Barry White You're the First, the Last, My Everything
46
3426
Jackson Browne Late for the Sky
47
3495
Christophe Les Mots bleus
48
3552
Neil Young Ambulance Blues
49
3580
George Jones The Grand Tour
50
3647
The Three Degrees When Will I See You Again
51
3750
Gordon Lightfoot Sundown
52
3784
Harry Chapin Cat's in the Cradle
53
3813
Nazareth Love Hurts
54
3841
Lou Reed Sweet Jane (Live)
55
3851
William DeVaughn Be Thankful for What You Got
56
3859
Ace How Long
57
3860
Barry White Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe
58
3957
Billy Swan I Can Help
59
4008
Ken Boothe Everything I Own
60
4057
Barry Manilow Mandy
61
4217
Freddy Fender Wasted Days and Wasted Nights
62
4226
Gram Parsons $1000 Wedding
63
4230
Gram Parsons with Emmylou Harris Love Hurts
64
4243
The J. Geils Band Must of Got Lost
65
4272
King Crimson Starless
66
4301
Bobby Bland Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City
67
4308
John Cale Fear is a Man's Best Friend
68
4325
David Bowie Diamond Dogs
69
4476
Grand Funk Railroad Bad Time
70
4496
Elton John The Bitch Is Back
71
4722
Sweet Fox on the Run
72
4752
Minnie Riperton Lovin' You
73
4760
Stevie Wonder Boogie On Reggae Woman
74
4848
Bad Company Ready For Love
75
4925
Kiss Black Diamond
76
4982
Supertramp Dreamer
77
4988
Eagles Best of My Love
78
5005
Ohio Players Fire
79
5109
Eagles Already Gone
80
5165
Kool & The Gang Summer Madness
81
5284
John Lennon Whatever Gets You Thru the Night
82
5308
Sparks Never Turn Your Back on Mother Earth
83
5441
The Jackson 5 Dancing Machine
84
5522
Don Covay It's Better to Have (And Don't Need)
85
5524
Elton John Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
86
5636
Bonnie Raitt Angel from Montgomery
87
5684
Supertramp Bloody Well Right
88
5743
Shuggie Otis Information Ispiration
89
5753
Leonard Cohen Who by Fire
90
5898
David Bowie All the Young Dudes
91
5899
Parliament Up for the Down Stroke
92
5969
UFO Doctor Doctor
93
6244
Bad Company Bad Company
94
6250
Billy Preston Nothing From Nothing
95
6307
Suzi Quatro Devil Gate Drive
96
6362
Joe Cocker You Are So Beautiful
97
6493
Mott the Hoople The Golden Age of Rock 'n' Roll
98
6561
Queen Now I'm Here
99
6641
The Hollies The Air That I Breathe
100
6690
Jackson Browne Fountain of Sorrow
101
6869
Deep Purple Burn
102
6930
The Rolling Stones Time Waits for No One
103
6983
Rod Stewart & Faces You Can Make Me Dance, Sing or Anything
104
7115
Eric Clapton Let It Grow
105
7134
James Brown Papa Don't Take No Mess
106
7285
Dr. Feelgood Roxette
107
7302
Neil Young Walk On
108
7344
Roxy Music All I Want Is You
109
7419
Paul McCartney and Wings Junior's Farm
110
7426
Mott the Hoople Saturday Gigs
111
7553
Freddy Fender Before the Next Teardrop Falls
112
7609
John Denver Annie's Song
113
7766
The Ozark Mountain Daredevils Jackie Blue
114
7811
Beau Dommage La Complainte du Phoque En Alaska
115
7815
Gene Clark No Other
116
7823
Andy Kim Rock Me Gently
117
7825
Funkadelic Standing on the Verge of Getting It On
118
8079
Frank Zappa Don't Eat the Yellow Snow
119
8090
Helen Reddy Angie Baby
120
8102
Dionne Warwicke and Spinners Then Came You
121
8166
David Bowie Sweet Thing
122
8425
Richard and Linda Thompson Calvary Cross
123
8455
Roger Glover Love Is All
124
8505
Supertramp School
125
8521
Commodores Machine Gun
126
8635
Carol Douglas Doctor's Orders
127
8645
Junior Byles Curley Locks
128
8845
Patti Smith Hey Joe (Version)
129
8878
Eric Clapton Motherless Children
130
8916
Latimore Let's Straighten It Out
131
8926
Stevie Wright Evie
132
8951
Millie Jackson If Loving You Is Wrong (I Don’t Want To Be Right)
133
9113
Morris Albert Feelings
134
9120
Dalida Il venait d'avoir 18 ans
135
9181
Shuggie Otis Aht Uh Mi Hed
136
9297
Electric Light Orchestra Can't Get It Out of My Head
137
9337
Jackson Browne Before the Deluge
138
9346
Sparks Amateur Hour
139
9370
Dan Fogelberg Part of the Plan
140
9456
Daniel Guichard Mon vieux
141
9480
Slade Far Far Away
142
9488
Queen Seven Seas of Rhye
143
9576
Sparks Something for the Girl with Everything
144
9632
Jeanette Porque te vas
145
9832
Linda Ronstadt When Will I Be Loved
146
9920
Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods Billy Don't Be a Hero
147
9921
Neil Sedaka Laughter in the Rain
148
9922
Ray Stevens The Streak

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Robin Trower Bridge of Sighs
New York Dolls Chatterbox
Frankie Valli My Eyes Adored You
The Rubettes Sugar Baby Love
Paper Lace The Night Chicago Died
Olivia Newton-John I Honestly Love You
Ron Wood I Can Feel the Fire
Neil Young Revolution Blues
Jethro Tull Bungle in the Jungle
Cher Dark Lady
Tom Waits San Diego Serenade
Tangerine Dream Sequent C
Genesis Counting Out Time
Olivia Newton-John If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
Supertramp Hide in Your Shell
Bob Marley and The Wailers Them Belly Full (But We Hungry)
Orleans Dance with Me
Randy Newman Rednecks
Geraldo Pino and The Heart Beats Heavy, Heavy, Heavy
Richard and Linda Thompson When I Get to the Border
Pierre Perret Le Zizi (ou l'éducation sexuelle à l'école)
Gene Clark Lady of the North
Steely Dan Any Major Dude Will Tell You
B.T. Express Express
Brinsley Schwarz (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding
Robin Trower Day of the Eagle
Art Ensemble of Chicago Barnyard Scuffel Shuffel
Robert Wyatt I'm a Believer
Cat Stevens Oh Very Young
Blue Magic Sideshow
Queen The March of the Black Queen
Richard and Linda Thompson The End of the Rainbow
Bob Dylan Dirge
Yves Simon J'ai rêvé New-York
Randy Newman Guilty
Pilot Magic
Roberta Flack Feel Like Makin' Love
Tangerine Dream Phaedra
Aerosmith Seasons of Wither
Gregory Isaacs Love Is Overdue
Fabrizio De André Amico fragile
Joe Pass Cherokee
Rahsaan Roland Kirk Talk (Bright Moments)
David Bowie We Are the Dead
Bob James Nautilus
Fox Only You Can
Robert Wyatt Alife
Aerosmith Same Old Song and Dance
Lynyrd Skynyrd The Ballad of Curtis Loew
B.T. Express Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)
The Chi-Lites That's How Long
Toots and The Maytals Time Tough
Bob Marley and The Wailers Natty Dread
Blue Öyster Cult Astronomy
Van Morrison You Don't Pull No Punches But You Don't Push the River
Francesco Guccini Canzone delle osterie di fuori porta
Supertramp Crime of the Century
James Brown My Thang
Steely Dan Pretzel Logic
Los Tigres del Norte Contrabando y traición
Harmonium Pour un instant
Cockney Rebel Mr. Soft
Rush Working Man
Gram Parsons In My Hour of Darkness
Kiss Deuce
The Glitter Band Angel Face
Cockney Rebel Judy Teen
Cecilia Un ramito de violetas
Linda Ronstadt Dark End of the Street
Queen Brighton Rock
Big Star Back of a Car
Johnny Clarke None Shall Escape the Judgement
Gram Parsons Hickory Wind
Frank Zappa Cosmik Debris
France Gall La déclaration d'amour
Jean-Michel Caradec Ma petite fille de rêve
Alain Souchon J'ai dix ans (T'are ta gueule à la récré)
Joe Cocker The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
Slade How Does It Feel?
King Crimson Red
Betty Davis He Was a Big Freak
10cc The Wall Street Shuffle
Rufus feat. Chaka Khan Once You Get Started
Johnny Bristol Hang On in There Baby
Big Star I'm in Love with a Girl
Michel Jonasz Super Nana
Grateful Dead Scarlet Begonias
Bob Marley and The Wailers Rebel Music (3 O'Clock Road Block)
Randy Newman Birmingham
Elvis Presley Promised Land
Billy Preston You Are So Beautiful
Cluster Hollywood
Todd Rundgren A Dream Goes On Forever
King Crimson The Night Watch
Roxy Music The Thrill of It All
Joni Mitchell Car on a Hill
Kiss Strutter
Celia Cruz & Johnny Pacheco Quimbara
Deep Purple Stormbringer
Dollar Brand Mannenberg
Skyhooks Horror Movie
The Meters Just Kissed My Baby