Top Songs of 1974


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
132
Bob Marley and The Wailers No Woman No Cry
2
190
Kraftwerk Autobahn
3
285
Lynyrd Skynyrd Sweet Home Alabama
4
446
Big Star September Gurls
5
518
David Bowie Rebel Rebel
6
550
Sparks This Town Ain't Big Enough for Both of Us
7
728
Robert Wyatt Sea Song
8
802
Labelle Lady Marmalade
9
885
Queen Killer Queen
10
920
Al Green Take Me to the River
11
993
Joni Mitchell Help Me
12
1020
Bachman-Turner Overdrive You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
13
1170
ABBA Waterloo
14
1185
Joni Mitchell Free Man in Paris
15
1195
George McCrae Rock Your Baby
16
1304
Elis Regina & Tom Jobim Aguas de marco
17
1306
Steely Dan Rikki Don't Lose That Number
18
1328
Leonard Cohen Chelsea Hotel #2
19
1464
Gram Parsons Return of the Grievous Angel
20
1481
Dolly Parton I Will Always Love You
21
1493
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson The Bottle
22
1515
Augustus Pablo King Tubby Meets the Rockers Uptown
23
1649
Bob Dylan Forever Young
24
1675
Neil Young On the Beach
25
1747
The Rolling Stones It's Only Rock 'n Roll (But I Like It)
26
1792
Genesis The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
27
1882
Tom Waits (Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night
28
1999
Eric Clapton I Shot the Sheriff
29
2083
Linda Ronstadt You're No Good
30
2159
Patti Smith Piss Factory
31
2161
Average White Band Pick Up the Pieces
32
2191
Stevie Wonder You Haven't Done Nothin'
33
2341
Bad Company Can't Get Enough
34
2376
Shirley and Co. Shame, Shame, Shame
35
2654
Richard and Linda Thompson I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight
36
2796
The Doobie Brothers Black Water
37
2869
Gloria Gaynor Never Can Say Goodbye
38
2955
Randy Newman Louisiana 1927
39
2986
Carl Douglas Kung Fu Fighting
40
3124
John Lennon #9 Dream
41
3180
Status Quo Down Down
42
3239
Raspberries Overnight Sensation (Hit Record)
43
3313
Rufus Tell Me Something Good
44
3366
Genesis Carpet Crawlers
45
3409
Barry White You're the First, the Last, My Everything
46
3482
Jackson Browne Late for the Sky
47
3535
Christophe Les Mots bleus
48
3614
Neil Young Ambulance Blues
49
3628
George Jones The Grand Tour
50
3699
The Three Degrees When Will I See You Again
51
3811
Gordon Lightfoot Sundown
52
3847
Harry Chapin Cat's in the Cradle
53
3867
Nazareth Love Hurts
54
3921
Lou Reed Sweet Jane (Live)
55
3930
William DeVaughn Be Thankful for What You Got
56
3931
Barry White Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe
57
3941
Ace How Long
58
4035
Billy Swan I Can Help
59
4115
Barry Manilow Mandy
60
4135
Ken Boothe Everything I Own
61
4276
Freddy Fender Wasted Days and Wasted Nights
62
4293
Gram Parsons with Emmylou Harris Love Hurts
63
4302
The J. Geils Band Must of Got Lost
64
4311
Gram Parsons $1000 Wedding
65
4371
Bobby Bland Ain't No Love in the Heart of the City
66
4372
John Cale Fear is a Man's Best Friend
67
4427
King Crimson Starless
68
4460
David Bowie Diamond Dogs
69
4559
Grand Funk Railroad Bad Time
70
4566
Elton John The Bitch Is Back
71
4809
Sweet Fox on the Run
72
4840
Minnie Riperton Lovin' You
73
4845
Stevie Wonder Boogie On Reggae Woman
74
4914
Bad Company Ready For Love
75
5020
Kiss Black Diamond
76
5035
Supertramp Dreamer
77
5070
Eagles Best of My Love
78
5092
Ohio Players Fire
79
5186
Eagles Already Gone
80
5248
Kool & The Gang Summer Madness
81
5378
John Lennon Whatever Gets You Thru the Night
82
5402
Sparks Never Turn Your Back on Mother Earth
83
5503
The Jackson 5 Dancing Machine
84
5623
Elton John Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me
85
5624
Don Covay It's Better to Have (And Don't Need)
86
5717
Bonnie Raitt Angel from Montgomery
87
5753
Supertramp Bloody Well Right
88
5824
Leonard Cohen Who by Fire
89
5841
Shuggie Otis Information Ispiration
90
5973
Parliament Up for the Down Stroke
91
6031
David Bowie All the Young Dudes
92
6083
UFO Doctor Doctor
93
6339
Bad Company Bad Company
94
6367
Billy Preston Nothing From Nothing
95
6412
Suzi Quatro Devil Gate Drive
96
6487
Joe Cocker You Are So Beautiful
97
6623
Mott the Hoople The Golden Age of Rock 'n' Roll
98
6682
Queen Now I'm Here
99
6729
The Hollies The Air That I Breathe
100
6800
Jackson Browne Fountain of Sorrow
101
6979
The Rolling Stones Time Waits for No One
102
7039
Deep Purple Burn
103
7121
Rod Stewart & Faces You Can Make Me Dance, Sing or Anything
104
7228
James Brown Papa Don't Take No Mess
105
7256
Eric Clapton Let It Grow
106
7414
Dr. Feelgood Roxette
107
7419
Neil Young Walk On
108
7480
Roxy Music All I Want Is You
109
7541
Mott the Hoople Saturday Gigs
110
7633
Paul McCartney and Wings Junior's Farm
111
7691
Freddy Fender Before the Next Teardrop Falls
112
7718
John Denver Annie's Song
113
7850
Beau Dommage La Complainte du Phoque En Alaska
114
7883
The Ozark Mountain Daredevils Jackie Blue
115
7943
Funkadelic Standing on the Verge of Getting It On
116
7976
Andy Kim Rock Me Gently
117
7978
Gene Clark No Other
118
8195
Helen Reddy Angie Baby
119
8203
Frank Zappa Don't Eat the Yellow Snow
120
8266
Dionne Warwicke and Spinners Then Came You
121
8356
David Bowie Sweet Thing
122
8538
Richard and Linda Thompson The Calvary Cross
123
8578
Roger Glover Love Is All
124
8660
Commodores Machine Gun
125
8668
Supertramp School
126
8759
Carol Douglas Doctor's Orders
127
8798
Junior Byles Curley Locks
128
8927
Patti Smith Hey Joe (Version)
129
9035
Latimore Let's Straighten It Out
130
9043
Stevie Wright Evie
131
9044
Eric Clapton Motherless Children
132
9104
Millie Jackson If Loving You Is Wrong (I Don’t Want To Be Right)
133
9139
Dalida Il venait d'avoir 18 ans
134
9230
Morris Albert Feelings
135
9305
Shuggie Otis Aht Uh Mi Hed
136
9403
Electric Light Orchestra Can't Get It Out of My Head
137
9464
Jackson Browne Before the Deluge
138
9470
Daniel Guichard Mon vieux
139
9483
Sparks Amateur Hour
140
9484
Dan Fogelberg Part of the Plan
141
9636
Slade Far Far Away
142
9702
Queen Seven Seas of Rhye
143
9765
Sparks Something for the Girl with Everything
144
9798
Jeanette Porque te vas
145
9982
Linda Ronstadt When Will I Be Loved

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods Billy Don't Be a Hero
Neil Sedaka Laughter in the Rain
Ray Stevens The Streak
New York Dolls Chatterbox
Robin Trower Bridge of Sighs
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
Jethro Tull Bungle in the Jungle
Neil Young Revolution Blues
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
Pierre Perret Le Zizi (ou l'éducation sexuelle à l'école)
Richard and Linda Thompson When I Get to the Border
Gene Clark Lady of the North
B.T. Express Express
Steely Dan Any Major Dude Will Tell You
Robin Trower Day of the Eagle
Brinsley Schwarz (What's So Funny 'Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding
Art Ensemble of Chicago Barnyard Scuffel Shuffel
Cat Stevens Oh Very Young
Robert Wyatt I'm a Believer
Queen The March of the Black Queen
Blue Magic Sideshow
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
Joe Pass Cherokee
Rahsaan Roland Kirk Talk (Bright Moments)
Fabrizio De André Amico fragile
Bob James Nautilus
David Bowie We Are the Dead
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)
Fox Only You Can
The Chi-Lites That's How Long
Toots and The Maytals Time Tough
Bob Marley and The Wailers Natty Dread
Van Morrison You Don't Pull No Punches But You Don't Push the River
Blue Öyster Cult Astronomy
Francesco Guccini Canzone delle osterie di fuori porta
James Brown My Thang
Supertramp Crime of the Century
Steely Dan Pretzel Logic
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
Queen Brighton Rock
Linda Ronstadt Dark End of the Street
Big Star Back of a Car
Alain Souchon J'ai dix ans (T'are ta gueule à la récré)
France Gall La déclaration d'amour
Jean-Michel Caradec Ma petite fille de rêve
Johnny Clarke None Shall Escape the Judgement
Los Tigres del Norte Contrabando y traición
Frank Zappa Cosmik Debris
Gram Parsons Hickory Wind
Joe Cocker The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
Slade How Does It Feel?
Betty Davis He Was a Big Freak
10cc The Wall Street Shuffle
King Crimson Red
Rufus feat. Chaka Khan Once You Get Started
Michel Jonasz Super Nana
Johnny Bristol Hang On in There Baby
Big Star I'm in Love with a Girl
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