Top Songs of 1973



RankAll Time RankArtistSong
1 255 Marvin Gaye
Let's Get It On
2 258 Iggy and The Stooges
Search and Destroy
3 284 Lynyrd Skynyrd
Free Bird
4 346 Stevie Wonder
Living for the City
5 356 Ann Peebles
I Can't Stand the Rain
6 393 Dolly Parton
Jolene
7 420 Gladys Knight and The Pips
Midnight Train to Georgia
8 520 Stevie Wonder
Higher Ground
9 552 The Wailers
Get Up, Stand Up
10 564 T. Rex
20th Century Boy
11 588 New York Dolls
Personality Crisis
12 592 Aerosmith
Dream On
13 593 Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
14 693 The Wailers
I Shot the Sheriff
15 754 Pink Floyd
Money
16 763 Bob Dylan
Knockin' on Heaven's Door
17 853 Roberta Flack
Killing Me Softly with His Song
18 1002 Billy Joel
Piano Man
19 1074 Paul McCartney and Wings
Band on the Run
20 1082 Slade
Cum On Feel the Noize
21 1121 John Cale
Paris 1919
22 1170 Eagles
Desperado
23 1300 The Allman Brothers Band
Ramblin' Man
24 1352 Elton John
Bennie and the Jets
25 1358 Wings
Live and Let Die
26 1364 Grand Funk Railroad
We're an American Band
27 1373 Brian Eno
Needles in the Camel's Eye
28 1442 Roxy Music
Do the Strand
29 1488 The Rolling Stones
Angie
30 1495 Terry Jacks
Seasons in the Sun
31 1512 Elton John
Candle in the Wind
32 1559 Daryl Hall & John Oates
She's Gone
33 1593 ZZ Top
La Grange
34 1673 Paul Simon
Kodachrome
35 1756 Paul McCartney and Wings
Jet
36 1812 James Brown
The Payback
37 1823 Dobie Gray
Drift Away
38 1833 The Isley Brothers
That Lady
39 1846 Herbie Hancock
Chameleon
40 1888 Ike and Tina Turner
Nutbush City Limits
41 1927 Steve Miller Band
The Joker
42 1932 Bruce Springsteen
Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
43 1942 Brian Eno
Baby's on Fire
44 1995 Pink Floyd
Us and Them
45 2048 Black Sabbath
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
46 2081 Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Takin' Care of Business
47 2112 Al Green
Call Me (Come Back Home)
48 2201 Bruce Springsteen
Lost in the Flood
49 2210 Bruce Springsteen
4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)
50 2227 Golden Earring
Radar Love
51 2252 David Bowie
Drive-In Saturday
52 2263 The Incredible Bongo Band
Apache
53 2269 John Cale
Andalucia
54 2365 Sweet
Ballroom Blitz
55 2434 The Who
05:15
56 2471 The Doobie Brothers
Long Train Runnin'
57 2546 Pink Floyd
Time
58 2556 John Martyn
Solid Air
59 2560 The Who
Love, Reign O'er Me
60 2576 The Allman Brothers Band
Jessica
61 2620 Roxy Music
A Song for Europe
62 2791 The Hues Corporation
Rock the Boat
63 2832 David Essex
Rock On
64 2869 Stevie Wonder
Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing
65 2896 Led Zeppelin
No Quarter
66 2906 Genesis
I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)
67 2924 Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
The Love I Lost
68 3036 Sui Generis
Rasguña las piedras
69 3073 Steely Dan
Show Biz Kids
70 3146 Led Zeppelin
The Rain Song
71 3174 Dr. John
Right Place Wrong Time
72 3207 Sly and the Family Stone
If You Want Me to Stay
73 3317 Mike Oldfield
Tubular Bells
74 3321 Eddie Kendricks
Keep On Truckin', Part 1
75 3449 Serge Gainsbourg
Je suis venu te dire que je m'en vais
76 3500 Aretha Franklin
Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
77 3656 Led Zeppelin
Over the Hills and Far Away
78 3681 Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel
Sebastian
79 3829 MFSB
TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)
80 3841 The Rolling Stones
Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)
81 3903 Roxy Music
Pyjamarama
82 3989 Sweet
Blockbuster
83 3995 10cc
Rubber Bullets
84 4069 Stories
Brother Louie
85 4095 Al Green
Let's Get Married
86 4107 Bob Marley and The Wailers
Concrete Jungle
87 4113 Spinners
One of a Kind (Love Affair)
88 4126 Charlie Rich
Behind Closed Doors
89 4172 The Stylistics
You Make Me Feel Brand New
90 4191 Barbra Streisand
The Way We Were
91 4259 Roxy Music
In Every Dream Home a Heartache
92 4334 Toots and The Maytals
Funky Kingston
93 4400 Bryan Ferry
A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
94 4638 Lou Reed
Berlin
95 4685 Carpenters
Yesterday Once More
96 4766 New York Dolls
Looking for a Kiss
97 4800 Dick Annegarn
Bruxelles
98 4894 Aretha Franklin
Angel
99 4899 Electric Light Orchestra
Showdown
100 4953 Gram Parsons
She
101 4984 The Isley Brothers
Summer Breeze
102 5088 The Beach Boys
Sail On, Sailor
103 5138 The O'Jays
For the Love of Money
104 5179 Gary Glitter
I'm the Leader of the Gang
105 5198 Pink Floyd
The Great Gig in the Sky
106 5218 Elton John
Daniel
107 5277 The Who
The Real Me
108 5281 Mott the Hoople
All the Way from Memphis
109 5284 Adriano Celentano
Prisencolinensinaiciusol
110 5288 The Stylistics
Rockin' Roll Baby
111 5352 Alice Cooper
No More Mr. Nice Guy
112 5411 The Marshall Tucker Band
Can't You See
113 5564 Tom Waits
Martha
114 5586 Funkadelic
Cosmic Slop
115 5608 Suzi Quatro
Can the Can
116 5634 Gladys Knight and The Pips
Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye)
117 5700 Mott the Hoople
Roll Away the Stone
118 5776 Little Feat
Dixie Chicken
119 5858 Wizzard
See My Baby Jive
120 5860 Dawn feat. Tony Orlando
Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree
121 5975 Jackson Browne
These Days
122 5987 Bloodstone
Natural High
123 6000 Mocedades
Eres Tú


Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 6000:
Roxy Music
Editions of You
Redbone
Come and Get Your Love
Led Zeppelin
D'yer Maker
Brian Eno
Cindy Tells Me
Roxy Music
Street Life
Gladys Knight and The Pips
I've Got to Use My Imagination
The Rolling Stones
Star Star
Love Unlimited Orchestra
Love's Theme
Deep Purple
Woman from Tokyo
Paul Simon
American Tune
Led Zeppelin
The Ocean
Judee Sill
The Kiss
Paul McCartney and Wings
My Love
Jerry Jeff Walker
L.A. Freeway
Lou Reed
Caroline Says II
Elton John
Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)
The Sensational Alex Harvey Band
Next
Brownsville Station
Smokin' in the Boys Room
Slade
Merry Xmas Everybody
Barry White
Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up
Charlie Rich
The Most Beautiful Girl
Bruce Springsteen
Blinded by the Light
Bay City Rollers
Saturday Night
Elton John
Love Lies Bleeding
Led Zeppelin
The Song Remains the Same
The Intruders
I'll Always Love My Mama
Bruce Springsteen
New York City Serenade
War
Me and Baby Brother
Kool and The Gang
Hollywood Swinging
Steely Dan
The Boston Rag
Frank Zappa/The Mothers
Montana
Kraftwerk
Tanzmusik
Gladys Knight and The Pips
Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me
Jim Croce
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
Aerosmith
Mama Kin
The Stooges
Gimme Danger
Sylvia
Pillow Talk
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Karn Evil 9 - First Impression, Part 1
Maria Muldaur
Midnight at the Oasis
Bruce Springsteen
Incident on 57th Street
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure
Can
Moonshake
Electric Light Orchestra
Roll Over Beethoven
New York Dolls
Trash
Spinners
Mighty Love, Part 1
Stompin' Tom Connors
The Hockey Song
John Lennon
Mind Games
The O'Jays
Put Your Hands Together
Garland Jeffreys
Wild in the Streets
First Choice
Smarty Pants
Eagles
Tequila Sunrise
Johnnie Taylor
Cheaper to Keep Her
Alice Cooper
Billion Dollar Babies
Johnnie Taylor
I Believe in You (You Believe in Me)
Merle Haggard
If We Make It Through December
Gregg Allman
Midnight Rider
The Chi-Lites
Stoned out of My Mind
Richie Havens
Freedom
The Rolling Stones
Coming Down Again
Faces
Cindy Incidentally
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Still... You Turn Me On
Joni Mitchell
Raised on Robbery
Barry Manilow
Could It Be Magic
Roxy Music
Mother of Pearl
Bob Marley and The Wailers
No More Trouble
Gram Parsons
We'll Sweep out the Ashes in the Morning
Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye
You Are Everything
Harry Chapin
W.O.L.D.
The Stooges
Shake Appeal

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