Top Songs of 1974

RankAll Time RankArtistSong
1 113 Bob Marley and The Wailers
No Woman No Cry
2 154 Kraftwerk
3 374 Big Star
September Gurls
4 433 Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sweet Home Alabama
5 449 Sparks
This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us
6 474 Robert Wyatt
Sea Song
7 517 Al Green
Take Me to the River
8 723 David Bowie
Rebel Rebel
9 887 Labelle
Lady Marmalade
10 1038 Joni Mitchell
Help Me
11 1095 George McCrae
Rock Your Baby
12 1182 Joni Mitchell
Free Man in Paris
13 1214 Gram Parsons
Return of the Grievous Angel
14 1235 Steely Dan
Rikki Don't Lose That Number
15 1269 Queen
Killer Queen
16 1310 ABBA
17 1429 Bachman-Turner Overdrive
You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
18 1467 Dolly Parton
I Will Always Love You
19 1551 Leonard Cohen
Chelsea Hotel #2
20 1651 Average White Band
Pick Up the Pieces
21 1669 Patti Smith
Piss Factory
22 1694 Linda Ronstadt
You're No Good
23 1705 Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson
The Bottle
24 1713 Shirley and Co.
Shame, Shame, Shame
25 1750 Stevie Wonder
You Haven't Done Nothin'
26 1781 Elis Regina & Tom Jobim
Aguas de marco
27 1813 Bob Dylan
Forever Young
28 1983 The Rolling Stones
It's Only Rock 'n Roll (But I Like It)
29 2015 Richard and Linda Thompson
I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight
30 2108 Raspberries
Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)
31 2149 Lou Reed
Sweet Jane (Live)
32 2312 Tom Waits
(Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night
33 2352 John Cale
Fear is a Man's Best Friend
34 2394 Eric Clapton
I Shot the Sheriff
35 2479 The Three Degrees
When Will I See You Again
36 2549 Christophe
Les Mots bleus
37 2597 Gloria Gaynor
Never Can Say Goodbye
38 2689 Bad Company
Can't Get Enough
39 2918 Ken Boothe
Everything I Own
40 2923 Gram Parsons
$1000 Dollar Wedding
41 2994 Jackson Browne
Late for the Sky
42 3024 Elton John
The Bitch Is Back
43 3099 Genesis
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
44 3163 Rufus
Tell Me Something Good
45 3239 Gordon Lightfoot
46 3356 Carl Douglas
Kung Fu Fighting
47 3485 The Doobie Brothers
Black Water
48 3561 John Lennon
#9 Dream
49 3595 Stevie Wonder
Boogie On Reggae Woman
50 3691 Leonard Cohen
Who by Fire
51 3850 Neil Young
On the Beach
52 3871 George Jones
The Grand Tour
53 4083 Neil Young
Walk On
54 4162 Minnie Riperton
Lovin' You
55 4251 Neil Young
Ambulance Blues
56 4381 Gram Parsons with Emmylou Harris
Love Hurts
57 4425 Randy Newman
Louisiana 1927
58 4507 Ace
How Long
59 4608 Bonnie Raitt
Angel from Montgomery
60 4707 Richard and Linda Thompson
Calvary Cross
61 4904 Status Quo
Down Down
62 4910 Mott the Hoople
The Golden Age of Rock 'n' Roll
63 4917 Billy Swan
I Can Help
64 4948 Barry White
You're the First, the Last, My Everything
65 4967 Rod Stewart & Faces
You Can Make Me Dance, Sing or Anything
66 5021 David Bowie
Diamond Dogs
67 5044 Bobby Bland
Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City
68 5108 Eagles
Best of My Love
69 5170 Dr. Feelgood
70 5287 Sparks
Something for the Girl with Everything
71 5401 Kiss
Black Diamond
72 5495 Harry Chapin
Cat's in the Cradle
73 5517 Jackson Browne
Fountain of Sorrow
74 5648 The Hollies
The Air That I Breathe
75 5649 Barry White
Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe
76 5934 Supertramp
Bloody Well Right

Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 6000:
The J. Geils Band
Must of Got Lost
Gene Clark
No Other
Neil Young
Revolution Blues
Love Hurts
King Crimson
Ron Wood
I Can Feel the Fire
Junior Byles
Curley Locks
Bob Marley and The Wailers
Them Belly Full (But We Hungry)
Freddy Fender
Before the Next Teardrop Falls
Tangerine Dream
Don Covay
It's Better to Have (And Don't Need)
Machine Gun
Carpet Crawlers
Fox on the Run
Linda Ronstadt
When Will I Be Loved
Jackson Browne
Before the Deluge
Dan Fogelberg
Part of the Plan
Far Far Away
New York Dolls
Ohio Players
John Lennon
Whatever Gets You Thru the Night
Joe Cocker
You Are So Beautiful
William DeVaughn
Be Thankful for What You Got
Frankie Valli
My Eyes Adored You
John Denver
Annie's Song
Olivia Newton-John
If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
Gram Parsons
Hickory Wind
Olivia Newton-John
I Honestly Love You
Helen Reddy
Angie Baby
James Brown
My Thang
The Rolling Stones
Time Waits for No One
Dance with Me
The Ozark Mountain Daredevils
Jackie Blue
Dionne Warwicke and Spinners
Then Came You
Robin Trower
Bridge of Sights
David Bowie
Sweet Thing
Bob Marley and The Wailers
Natty Dread
Roxy Music
All I Want Is You
Roger Glover
Love Is All
Bob Dylan
The Wall Street Shuffle
Doctor Doctor
The Rubettes
Sugar Baby Love
Billy Preston
You Are So Beautiful
Never Turn Your Back on Mother Earth
Robert Wyatt
I'm a Believer
Big Star
I'm in Love with a Girl
Rufus featuring Chaka Khan
Once You Get Started
Cat Stevens
Oh Very Young
Johnny Bristol
Hang On in There Baby
Elton John
Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
Barry Manilow
Roberta Flack
Feel Like Makin' Love