Rediscovering Tony Orlando & Dawn: Their Timeless Chart-Toppers

This iconic trio, led by the charismatic Tony Orlando, left an indelible mark on the world of music with their unforgettable hits. From chart-toppers that ruled the airwaves to soul-stirring ballads that continue to tug at heartstrings, the top songs of Tony Orlando & Dawn have transcended generations. Join us on a melodious journey through their musical legacy.

Biggest Top 40 Hits

Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree 1973 (#1 for 4 Weeks)

This iconic anthem, reaching #1 on the charts, tells the heartwarming story of a man’s hopeful return from incarceration. Its infectious melody and lyrics have made it a timeless symbol of optimism and homecoming.

Knock Three Times 1971 (#1 for 3 Weeks)

A chart-topping hit that captured the essence of youthful romance in the ’70s. With its catchy tune and playful lyrics, this song is a reminder of the era’s innocence and charm.

Candida 1970 (#3)

This Tony Orlando & Dawn classic, reaching #3, is a breezy and feel-good track that celebrates the joy of newfound love. Its upbeat tempo and sweet lyrics have made it a beloved staple of the era.

Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose 1973 (#3)

Another top hit at #3, this song takes listeners on a musical journey filled with mystery and intrigue. Its narrative style and memorable chorus create an irresistible musical tale.

He Don’t Love You (Like I Love You) 1975 (#1 for 3 Weeks)

A soulful #1 hit in 1975, this song is a passionate declaration of unrequited love. With Tony Orlando & Dawn’s emotive performance, it’s a testament to their ability to convey deep emotions through music.

Timeless Songs Beyond the Charts

From chart-toppers to hidden gems, Tony Orlando & Dawn catalog is a treasure trove of musical excellence. Let’s explore some of their other classic tunes.


  • I Play and Sing
  • Summer Sand
  • What Are You Doing Sunday


  • Who’s in the Strawberry Patch with Sally


  • Mornin’ Beautiful
  • You’re All I Need to Get By
  • Skybird


  • Sin


  • Runaway / Happy Together (Medley)
  • Vaya Con Dios
  • You’re a Lady


  • It Only Hurts When I Try to Smile
  • Steppin’ Out (Gonna Boogie Tonight)
  • Look in My Eyes Pretty Woman


  • Cupid