Top Songs of 1973


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
180
Iggy and The Stooges Search and Destroy
2
260
Stevie Wonder Living for the City
3
275
Lynyrd Skynyrd Free Bird
4
291
Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On
5
334
Ann Peebles I Can't Stand the Rain
6
418
Dolly Parton Jolene
7
462
Gladys Knight and The Pips Midnight Train to Georgia
8
501
Aerosmith Dream On
9
515
Stevie Wonder Higher Ground
10
546
ZZ Top La Grange
11
549
The Wailers Get Up, Stand Up
12
564
New York Dolls Personality Crisis
13
609
Bob Dylan Knockin' on Heaven's Door
14
614
Pink Floyd Money
15
644
The Rolling Stones Angie
16
659
Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
17
679
Roberta Flack Killing Me Softly with His Song
18
734
Paul McCartney and Wings Band on the Run
19
771
T. Rex 20th Century Boy
20
787
Billy Joel Piano Man
21
857
Wings Live and Let Die
22
880
The Wailers I Shot the Sheriff
23
921
Slade Cum On Feel the Noize
24
923
Eagles Desperado
25
961
Bruce Springsteen Rosalita (Come Out Tonight)
26
976
The Allman Brothers Band Ramblin' Man
27
982
Daryl Hall & John Oates She's Gone
28
1011
Elton John Bennie and the Jets
29
1163
Steve Miller Band The Joker
30
1188
Elton John Candle in the Wind
31
1255
Roxy Music Do the Strand
32
1264
Grand Funk Railroad We're an American Band
33
1367
Golden Earring Radar Love
34
1430
Sweet Ballroom Blitz
35
1542
Herbie Hancock Chameleon
36
1644
James Brown The Payback
37
1671
The Isley Brothers That Lady
38
1674
Ike and Tina Turner Nutbush City Limits
39
1690
Paul McCartney and Wings Jet
40
1785
John Cale Paris 1919
41
1821
The Who Love, Reign O'er Me
42
1844
Brian Eno Baby's on Fire
43
1860
Terry Jacks Seasons in the Sun
44
1896
Bruce Springsteen 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)
45
1917
Led Zeppelin The Rain Song
46
1918
Al Green Call Me (Come Back Home)
47
1919
Bachman-Turner Overdrive Takin' Care of Business
48
2052
Led Zeppelin No Quarter
49
2054
The Doobie Brothers Long Train Runnin'
50
2067
Roxy Music In Every Dream Home a Heartache
51
2079
Pink Floyd Time
52
2102
The Allman Brothers Band Jessica
53
2104
Led Zeppelin Over the Hills and Far Away
54
2122
Brian Eno Needles in the Camel's Eye
55
2276
Pink Floyd Us and Them
56
2278
The Who 05:15
57
2317
Alice Cooper No More Mr. Nice Guy
58
2333
Incredible Bongo Band Apache
59
2361
Dobie Gray Drift Away
60
2568
Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells
61
2597
Roxy Music A Song for Europe
62
2640
Love Unlimited Orchestra Love's Theme
63
2699
Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
64
2700
Elton John Daniel
65
2701
Paul Simon Kodachrome
66
2743
Elton John Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
67
2885
Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Turn the Page
68
2918
Brownsville Station Smokin' in the Boys Room
69
2921
Stevie Wonder Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing
70
2934
Bruce Springsteen Lost in the Flood
71
2965
Genesis I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)
72
2971
Toots and The Maytals Funky Kingston
73
3083
John Martyn Solid Air
74
3101
Mott the Hoople All the Way from Memphis
75
3105
The Hues Corporation Rock the Boat
76
3222
Pink Floyd The Great Gig in the Sky
77
3374
Eddie Kendricks Keep On Truckin'
78
3387
The Stooges Gimme Danger
79
3405
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes The Love I Lost
80
3458
Dr. John Right Place Wrong Time
81
3460
The O'Jays For the Love of Money
82
3470
John Lennon Mind Games
83
3481
The Rolling Stones Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo (Heartbreaker)
84
3501
David Bowie Drive-In Saturday
85
3505
MFSB TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)
86
3523
Led Zeppelin The Ocean
87
3585
Barbra Streisand The Way We Were
88
3707
Sly and the Family Stone If You Want Me to Stay
89
3722
Bruce Springsteen Incident on 57th Street
90
3794
Judee Sill The Kiss
91
4020
Led Zeppelin The Song Remains the Same
92
4052
Elton John Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting
93
4070
The Who The Real Me
94
4089
Sui Generis Rasguña las piedras
95
4139
Bob Marley and The Wailers Concrete Jungle
96
4141
Led Zeppelin D'yer Mak'er
97
4210
Carpenters Yesterday Once More
98
4248
Sweet Blockbuster
99
4254
New York Dolls Looking for a Kiss
100
4337
Françoise Hardy Message personnel
101
4346
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Sebastian
102
4353
Charlie Rich Behind Closed Doors
103
4501
Kool & The Gang Jungle Boogie
104
4511
David Essex Rock On
105
4592
Aerosmith Mama Kin
106
4634
Faces Ooh La La
107
4775
David Bowie Panic in Detroit
108
4847
Dick Annegarn Bruxelles
109
5037
Eagles Tequila Sunrise
110
5062
Barry White Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up
111
5072
Serge Gainsbourg Je suis venu te dire que je m'en vais
112
5091
Wizzard See My Baby Jive
113
5112
Stories Brother Louie
114
5166
Aretha Franklin Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
115
5251
Adriano Celentano Prisencólinensináinciúsol
116
5253
John Cale Andalucia
117
5254
Tom Waits Ol' 55
118
5321
Al Green Let's Get Married
119
5328
Pink Floyd Brain Damage
120
5387
Lou Reed Caroline Says I
121
5391
Roxy Music Pyjamarama
122
5418
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Karn Evil 9 - First Impression, Part 1
123
5466
Paul Simon with The Dixie Hummingbirds Loves Me Like a Rock
124
5500
Joe Walsh Rocky Mountain Way
125
5573
Gram Parsons She
126
5635
The Isley Brothers Summer Breeze
127
5678
Sylvia Pillow Talk
128
5760
Aretha Franklin Angel
129
5768
Can Moonshake
130
5825
Queen Keep Yourself Alive
131
5898
The Heptones Book of Rules
132
5907
Maria Muldaur Midnight at the Oasis
133
5926
10cc Rubber Bullets
134
5937
Bruce Springsteen New York City Serenade
135
5941
Little Feat Dixie Chicken
136
6010
Suzi Quatro Can the Can
137
6020
Steely Dan Show Biz Kids
138
6164
Chick Corea & Return to Forever Spain
139
6189
Gladys Knight and The Pips I've Got to Use My Imagination
140
6193
The Beach Boys Sail On, Sailor
141
6217
George Harrison Give Me Love (Give Me Peace on Earth)
142
6241
Bay City Rollers Saturday Night
143
6259
The Stylistics You Make Me Feel Brand New
144
6272
Lou Reed Berlin
145
6313
Bruce Springsteen Spirit in the Night
146
6316
Dawn feat. Tony Orlando Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree
147
6362
Christophe Les paradis perdus
148
6391
Spinners One of a Kind (Love Affair)
149
6418
Jim Croce Bad, Bad Leroy Brown
150
6421
Deep Purple Woman from Tokyo
151
6456
Tom Waits Martha
152
6629
Bloodstone Natural High
153
6702
Redbone Come and Get Your Love
154
6744
Steely Dan My Old School
155
6819
Paul McCartney and Wings My Love
156
6848
Paul McCartney and Wings Let Me Roll It
157
6861
The Rolling Stones Star Star
158
6877
The Marshall Tucker Band Can't You See
159
6881
James Brown The Boss
160
6898
Led Zeppelin Dancing Days
161
6919
Mocedades Eres Tú
162
6970
Lynyrd Skynyrd Gimme Three Steps
163
6977
Roxy Music Mother of Pearl
164
6991
Lou Reed Caroline Says II
165
7004
MFSB Love Is The Message
166
7044
The Sensational Alex Harvey Band Next
167
7047
Sun Ra Space Is the Place
168
7070
Bruce Springsteen For You
169
7143
Lynyrd Skynyrd Simple Man
170
7187
Dr. John Such a Night
171
7241
Can Future Days
172
7441
Steely Dan The Boston Rag
173
7495
Status Quo Caroline
174
7551
David Bowie Aladdin Sane (1913-1938-197?)
175
7558
Bruce Springsteen Blinded by the Light
176
7615
Electric Light Orchestra Showdown
177
7680
Montrose Rock Candy
178
7905
Paul McCartney and Wings Helen Wheels
179
7931
Gram Parsons A Song for You
180
8037
The Stylistics Rockin' Roll Baby
181
8069
Cher Half-Breed
182
8091
Al Wilson Show and Tell
183
8100
Barry White I'm Gonna Love You Just a Little More Babe
184
8103
Fabrizio De André Verranno a chiederti del nostro amore
185
8220
John Cale Child's Christmas in Wales
186
8244
Barry Manilow Could It Be Magic
187
8297
The Intruders I'll Always Love My Mama
188
8410
Merle Haggard If We Make It Through December
189
8424
Serge Lama Je suis malade
190
8432
Funkadelic Cosmic Slop
191
8519
Gladys Knight and The Pips Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me
192
8563
The Rolling Stones Winter
193
8575
The DeFranco Family Heartbeat, It's a Lovebeat
194
8614
Bryan Ferry A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
195
8663
Vicki Lawrence The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia
196
8789
The Rolling Stones 100 Years Ago
197
8800
Electric Light Orchestra Roll Over Beethoven
198
8842
Blue Swede Hooked on a Feeling
199
8868
Lightnin' Rod Sport
200
8898
Alice Cooper Billion Dollar Babies
201
8920
Joseito Fernandez Guajira Guantanamera
202
8988
Lou Reed Sad Song
203
9051
Lynyrd Skynyrd Tuesday's Gone
204
9196
Roxy Music Beauty Queen
205
9212
Charlie Rich The Most Beautiful Girl
206
9265
Kool & The Gang Hollywood Swinging
207
9310
The Sensational Alex Harvey Band The Faith Healer
208
9386
Fleetwood Mac Hypnotized
209
9543
Stompin' Tom Connors The Hockey Song
210
9779
Gary Glitter I'm the Leader of the Gang
211
9787
Genesis Firth of Fifth
212
9819
Loudon Wainwright III The Swimming Song
213
9920
Michel Sardou La Maladie d'amour
214
9944
Jim Croce I Got a Name
215
9960
ZZ Top Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers
216
9965
Al Green Here I Am (Come and Take Me)
217
9972
Aaron Neville Hercules

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Charlie Daniels Uneasy Rider
Sammy Johns Chevy Van
Ann Peebles I'm Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down
B.W. Stevenson My Maria
Brian Eno Cindy Tells Me
Genesis The Cinema Show
Emerson, Lake & Palmer Still... You Turn Me On
REO Speedwagon Ridin' the Storm Out
Stoney Edwards Hank and Lefty Raised My Country Soul
Todd Rundgren International Feel
Mott the Hoople Roll Away the Stone
Area Luglio, agosto, settembre (nero)
Paul Simon American Tune
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
The Rolling Stones Coming Down Again
Roxy Music Editions of You
ZZ Top Jesus Just Left Chicago
Faces Cindy Incidentally
Jackson Browne These Days
Paco de Lucía Entre dos aguas
Gregg Allman Midnight Rider
War Me and Baby Brother
The Stooges Raw Power
The J. Geils Band Give It to Me
Spinners Mighty Love, Part 1
Jerry Jeff Walker L.A. Freeway
The O'Jays Put Your Hands Together
Roxy Music Street Life
Jackson Browne Take It Easy
Mahmoud Ahmed Mela Mela/Erè Mèla Mèla
The Staple Singers If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)
Kevin Coyne Eastbourne Ladies
Bruce Springsteen The E Street Shuffle
Gary Glitter Do You Wanna Touch Me? (Oh Yeah)
Eagles Doolin-Dalton
Mia Martini Minuetto
Neil Young Don't Be Denied
Ringo Starr I'm the Greatest
The Isley Brothers The Highways of My Life
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
King Crimson Larks' Tongues in Aspic (Part I)
Pierre Vassiliu Qui c'est celui-là?
Paul McCartney and Wings Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Five
The Temptations Masterpiece
Thin Lizzy The Rocker
Giorgio Gaber La libertà
Nazareth This Flight Tonight
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
Johnnie Taylor I Believe in You (You Believe in Me)
Billy Joe Shaver I Been to Georgia on a Fast Train
Pink Floyd Breathe
Faces Pool Hall Richard
Kraftwerk Tanzmusik
Garland Jeffreys Wild in the Streets
Serge Lama Les P'tites filles de Pigalle
The J.B.'s Doing It to Death
Roxy Music For Your Pleasure
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'