Top 100 Songs Of 1974

These are the top 100 songs of 1974. Within the top 100, there are a total of 79 different bands or artists.

There are five acts with the most entries. Each of these acts has a total of three entries in the top songs of 1974:

The song title is at the top in gray with the artist below in red.

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Page Contents

Songs 1 – 10

Songs 11 – 20

Songs 21 – 30

Songs 31 – 40

Songs 41 – 50

Songs 51 – 60

Songs 61 – 70

Songs 71 – 80

Songs 81 – 90

Songs 91 – 100

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Top Songs of 1974

1The Way We Were
Barbra Streisand
2Seasons in the Sun
Terry Jacks
3Love’s Theme
Love Unlimited Orchestra
4Come and Get Your Love
5Dancing Machine
The Jackson 5
6The Loco-Motion
Grand Funk Railroad
7TSOP (The Sound of Philadelphia)
8The Streak
Ray Stevens
9Bennie and the Jets
Elton John
10One Hell of a Woman
Mac Davis
11Until You Come Back to Me (That’s What I’m Gonna Do)
Aretha Franklin
12Jungle Boogie
Kool & the Gang
13Midnight at the Oasis
Maria Muldaur
14You Make Me Feel Brand New
The Stylistics
15Show and Tell
Al Wilson
16Spiders and Snakes
Jim Stafford
17Rock On
David Essex
18Sunshine on My Shoulders
John Denver
Blue Magic
20Hooked on a Feeling
Blue Swede
21Billy Don’t Be a Hero
Bo Donaldson and The Heywoods
22Band on the Run
Paul McCartney and Wings
23The Most Beautiful Girl
Charlie Rich
24Time in a Bottle
Jim Croce
25Annie’s Song
John Denver
26Let Me Be There
Olivia Newton-John
Gordon Lightfoot
28(You’re) Having My Baby
Paul Anka
29Rock Me Gently
Andy Kim
30Boogie Down
Eddie Kendricks
31You’re Sixteen
Ringo Starr
32If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
Olivia Newton-John
33Dark Lady
34Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me
Gladys Knight & the Pips
35Feel Like Makin’ Love
Roberta Flack
36Just Don’t Want to Be Lonely
The Main Ingredient
37Nothing from Nothing
Billy Preston
38Rock Your Baby
George McCrae
39Top of the World
The Carpenters
40The Joker
Steve Miller Band

41I’ve Got to Use My Imagination
Gladys Knight & the Pips

42The Show Must Go On
Three Dog Night
43Rock the Boat
The Hues Corporation
44Smokin’ in the Boys Room
Brownsville Station
45Living for the City
Stevie Wonder
46The Night Chicago Died
Paper Lace
47Then Came You
Dionne Warwick & The Spinners
48The Entertainer
Marvin Hamlisch
50The Air That I Breathe
The Hollies
51Rikki Don’t Lose That Number
Steely Dan
Carly Simon & James Taylor
53Help Me
Joni Mitchell
54You Won’t See Me
Anne Murray
55Never, Never Gonna Give You Up
Barry White
56Tell Me Something Good
Rufus & Chaka Khan
57You and Me Against the World
Helen Reddy
58Rock and Roll Heaven
The Righteous Brothers
59Hollywood Swinging
Kool & the Gang
60Be Thankful for What You Got
William DeVaughn
61Hang on in There Baby
Johnny Bristol
62Eres tú
63Takin’ Care of Business
Bachman-Turner Overdrive
64Radar Love
Golden Earring
65Please Come to Boston
Dave Loggins
66Keep On Smilin’
Wet Willie
67Lookin’ for a Love
Bobby Womack
68Put Your Hands Together
The O’Jays
69On and On
Gladys Knight & the Pips
70Oh Very Young
Cat Stevens
71Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)
Helen Reddy
72Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Elton John
73(I’ve Been) Searchin’ So Long
74Oh My My
Ringo Starr
75For the Love of Money
The O’Jays
76I Shot the Sheriff
Eric Clapton
Paul McCartney and Wings
78Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me
Elton John
79Tubular Bells
Mike Oldfield
80A Love Song
Anne Murray
81I’m Leaving It Up to You
Donny and Marie Osmond
82Hello It’s Me
Todd Rundgren
83I Love
Tom T. Hall
84Clap for the Wolfman
The Guess Who featuring Wolfman Jack
85I’ll Have to Say I Love You in a Song
Jim Croce
86The Lord’s Prayer
Sister Janet Mead
87Trying To Hold On To My Woman
Lamont Dozier
88Don’t You Worry ’bout a Thing
Stevie Wonder
89A Very Special Love Song
Charlie Rich
90My Girl Bill
Jim Stafford
91Helen Wheels
Paul McCartney and Wings
92My Mistake (Was to Love You)
Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye
93Wildwood Weed
Jim Stafford
94Beach Baby
The First Class
95Me and Baby Brother
96Rockin’ Roll Baby
The Stylistics
97I Honestly Love You
Olivia Newton-John
98Call on Me
99Wild Thing
100Mighty Love
The Spinners

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