Casey Kasem's American Top 40 - The 70s

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  1. Aaron

    Aaron Moderator

    1974

    40. W.O.L.D. – HARRY CHAPIN
    39. LET ME BE THERE – OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN
    38. I’LL HAVE TO SAY I LOVE YOU IN A SONG – JIM CROCE
    37. JUST DON’T WANT TO BE LONELY – THE MAIN INGREDIENT
    36. WE’RE GETTING CARELESS WITH OUR LOVE – JOHNNIE TAYLOR
    35. ENERGY CRISIS ’74 – DICKIE GOODMAN
    34. YOU’RE SIXTEEN - RINGO STARR
    33. LAST TIME I SAW HIM – DIANA ROSS
    32. I LIKE TO LIVE THE LOVE – B.B. KING
    31. STAR – STEALERS WHEEL
    30. LOOKIN’ FOR A LOVE – BOBBY WOMACK
    29. A VERY SPECIAL LOVE SONG – CHARLIE RICH
    28. I LOVE – TOM T. HALL
    27. PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER – THE O’JAYS
    26. ROCK & ROLL HOOCHIE KOO – RICK DERRINGER
    25. TSOP - MFSB
    24. BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED TO ME – GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS
    23. THERE WON’T BE ANYMORE – CHARLIE RICH
    22. A LOVE SONG – ANNE MURRAY
    21. MIGHTY LOVE, PT.1 - THE SPINNERS
    20. THE LORD’S PRAYER – SISTER JANET MEAD
    19. UNTIL YOU COME BACK TO ME (THAT’S WHAT I’M GONNA DO) – ARETHA FRANKLIN
    18. MY SWEET LADY – CLIFF DEYOUNG
    17. SEXY MAMA – THE MOMENTS
    16. TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN – LAMONT DOZIER
    15. LOVE’S THEME – THE LOVE UNLIMITED ORCHESTRA
    14. HOOKED ON A FEELING – BLUE SWEDE
    13. COME AND GET YOUR LOVE - REDBONE
    12. BENNIE & THE JETS – ELTON JOHN
    11. ERES TU (TOUCH THE WIND) - MOCEDADES
    10. JET – PAUL MCCARTNEY & WINGS
    9. SPIDERS AND SNAKES – JIM STAFFORD
    8. ROCK ON – DAVID ESSEX
    7. JUNGLE BOOGIE – KOOL & THE GANG
    6. MOCKINGBIRD – CARLY SIMON & JAMES TAYLOR
    5. THE WAY WE WERE – BARBRA STREISAND
    4. SUNSHINE ON MY SHOULDERS – JOHN DENVER
    3. DARK LADY - CHER
    2. BOOGIE DOWN – EDDIE KENDRICKS
    1. SEASONS IN THE SUN – TERRY JACKS
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  2. Aaron

    Aaron Moderator

    1971

    40. HEAVY MAKES YOU HAPPY - THE STAPLE SINGERS
    39. BURNING BRIDGES - THE MIKE CURB CONGREGATION
    38. EIGHTEEN - ALICE COOPER
    37. COUNTRY ROAD - JAMES TAYLOR
    36. WATCHING SCOTTY GROW - BOBBY GOLDSBORO
    35. THEME FROM "LOVE STORY" - FRANCES LAI ORCHESTRA
    34. KNOCK THREE TIMES - DAWN
    33. LOVES, LINES, ANGLES AND RHYMES - THE 5th DIMENSION
    32. SOUL POWER - JAMES BROWN
    31. AMAZING GRACE - JUDY COLLINS
    30. ROSE GARDEN - LYNN ANDERSON
    29. DON'T LET THE GREEN GRASS FOOL YA - WILSON PICKETT
    28. NO LOVE AT ALL- B.J. THOMAS
    27. YOU'RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY - ARETHA FRANKLIN
    26. ONE TOKE OVER THE LINE - BREWER & SHIPLEY
    25. BLUE MONEY - VAN MORRISON
    24. OYE COMO VA - SANTANA
    23. FREE - CHICAGO
    22. WILD WORLD - CAT STEVENS
    21. SWEET MARY - WADSWORTH MANSION
    20. ANOTHER DAY - WINGS
    19. THEME FROM "LOVE STORY" - HENRY MANCINI
    18. TEMPTATION EYES - THE GRASS ROOTS
    17. MR. BOJANGLES - NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND
    16. CRY LIKE A BABY - BOBBY SHERMAN
    15. WHAT IS LIFE - GEORGE HARRISON
    14. THEME FROM "LOVE STORY" - ANDY WILLIAMS
    13. MAMA'S PEARL - THE JACKSON FIVE
    12. HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN - CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
    11. AMOS MOSES - JERRY REED
    10. IF YOU COULD READ MY MIND - GORDON LIGHTFOOT
    9. HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT - SAMMI SMITH
    8. WHAT'S GOING ON - MARVIN GAYE
    7. DOESN'T SOMEBODY WANT TO BE WANTED - THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY
    6. PROUD MARY - IKE & TINA TURNER
    5. FOR ALL WE KNOW - THE CARPENTERS
    4. ONE BAD APPLE - THE OSMONDS
    3. JUST MY IMAGINATION (RUNNING AWAY WITH ME) - THE TEMPTATIONS
    2. SHE'S A LADY - TOM JONES
    1. ME AND BOBBY MCGEE - JANIS JOPLIN
  3. larryinnyc

    larryinnyc New Member

    I listen to this count down and enjoyed it


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  4. HecticArt

    HecticArt Administrator

    That was a Who's Who of 70's music right there.
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  5. microbob

    microbob Well-Known Member

    The 70's was a great era for Rock N Roll
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  6. Aaron

    Aaron Moderator

    1975

    40. KILLER QUEEN - QUEEN
    39. TANGLED UP IN BLUE - BOB DYLAN
    38. BEST OF MY LOVE - EAGLES
    37. TO THE DOOR OF THE SUN - AL MARTINO
    36. CAN'T GET IT OUT OF MY HEAD - ELECTRIC LIGHT ORCHESTRA
    35. EMOTION - HELEN REDDY
    34. IT'S A MIRACLE - BARRY MANILOW
    33. HE DON'T LOVE YOU (LIKE I LOVE YOU) - TONY ORLANDO & DAWN
    32. JACKIE BLUE - OZARK MOUNTAIN DAREDEVILS
    31. THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE - JIMMY CASTOR BUNCH
    30. BUTTER BOY - FANNY
    29. THE SOUTH'S GONNA DO IT AGAIN - CHARLIE DANIELS BAND
    28. LONG TALL GLASSES (I CAN DANCE) - LEO SAYER
    27. WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU - BARRY WHITE
    26. SATIN SOUL - LOVE UNLIMITED ORCHESTRA
    25. SHINING STAR - EARTH, WIND & FIRE
    24. L-O-V-E (LOVE) - AL GREEN
    23. LADY - STYX
    22. WALKING IN RHYTHM - BLACKBYRDS
    21. BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS - FREDDY FENDER
    20. SUPERNATURAL THING - BEN E. KING
    19. EMMA - HOT CHOCOLATE
    18. BLACK WATER - DOOBIE BROTHERS
    17. HARRY TRUMAN - CHICAGO
    16. CHEVY VAN - SAMMY JOHNS
    15. I AM LOVE - JACKSON 5
    14. SAD SWEET DREAMER - SWEET SENSATION
    13. ONCE YOU GET STARTED - RUFUS
    12. SHAME SHAME SHAME - SHIRLEY & COMPANY
    11. (HEY WON'T YOU PLAY) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG - B.J. THOMAS
    10. HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW - OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN
    9. DON'T CALL US, WE'LL CALL YOU - SUGARLOAF/JERRY CORBETTA
    8. MY EYES ADORED YOU - FRANKIE VALLI
    7. POETRY MAN - PHOEBE SNOW
    6. NO NO SONG/SNOOKEROO - RINGO STARR
    5. YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL - JOE COCKER
    4. EXPRESS - B.T. EXPRESS
    3. PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM - ELTON JOHN
    2. LOVIN' YOU - MINNIE RIPERTON
    1. LADY MARMALADE - LABELLE
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  7. larryinnyc

    larryinnyc New Member

    Another great time is survey history.



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  8. Aaron

    Aaron Moderator

    1976

    40. HIT THE ROAD JACK - STAMPEDERS
    39. SARA SMILE - DARYL HALL & JOHN OATES
    38. WE CAN'T HIDE IT ANYMORE - LARRY SANTOS
    37. FOPP - OHIO PLAYERS
    36. HE'S A FRIEND - EDDIE KENDRICKS
    35. LORELEI - STYX
    34. SHANNON - HENRY GROSS
    33. YOU'LL LOSE A GOOD THING - FREDDY FENDER
    32. LOVE HURTS - NAZARETH
    31. LIVING FOR THE WEEKEND - O'JAYS
    30. LOVE FIRE - JIGSAW
    29. LOOKING FOR SPACE - JOHN DENVER
    28. ONLY LOVE IS REAL - CAROLE KING
    27. FOOLED AROUND & FELL IN LOVE - ELVIN BISHOP
    26. I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO, I DO - ABBA
    25. GOOD HEARTED WOMAN - WAYLOR & WILLIE
    24. JUNK FOOD JUNKIE - LARRY GROCE
    23. FANNY (BE TENDER WITH MY LOVE) - BEE GEES
    22. LOVE MACHINE - MIRACLES
    21. ACTION - SWEET
    20. TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT - EAGLES
    19. ALL BY MYSELF - ERIC CARMEN
    18. TANGERINE - SALSOUL ORCHESTRA
    17. THERE'S A KIND OF HUSH - CARPENTERS
    16. BOOGIE FEVER - SYLVERS
    15. BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY - QUEEN
    14. DEEP PURPLE - DONNY & MARIE OSMOND
    13. SHOW ME THE WAY - PETER FRAMPTON
    12. SWEET LOVE - COMMODORES
    11. ONLY SIXTEEN - DR. HOOK
    10. GOLDEN YEARS - DAVID BOWIE
    9. MONEY HONEY - BAY CITY ROLLERS
    8. DECEMBER 1963 - FOUR SEASONS
    7. DREAM ON - AEROSMITH
    6. RIGHT BACK WHERE WE STARTED FROM - MAXINE NIGHTENGALE
    5. SWEET THING - RUFUS FEATURING CHAKA KHAN
    4. LET YOUR LOVE FLOW - BELLAMY BROTHERS
    3. LONELY NIGHT - CAPTAIN & TENNILLE
    2. DREAM WEAVER - GARY WRIGHT
    1. DISCO LADY - JOHNNIE TAYLOR
  9. Aaron

    Aaron Moderator

    That countdown had more songs than usual that I was not familiar with..
  10. Aaron

    Aaron Moderator

    1972

    40. RUN RUN RUN – JO JO GUNNE
    39. HOT ROD LINCOLN – COMMANDER CODY & HIS LOST PLANET AIRMEN
    38. THE CANDY MAN – SAMMY DAVIS, JR.
    37. I’LL TAKE YOU THERE – THE STAPLE SINGERS
    36. HELP ME MAKE IT THROUGH THE NIGHT – GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS
    35. OH GIRL – THE CHI-LITES
    34. DO YOUR THING – ISAAC HAYES
    33. SLIPPIN’ INTO DARKNESS – WAR
    32. DOWN BY THE LAZY RIVER – THE OSMONDS
    31. BACK OFF BOOGALOO - RINGO STARR
    30. JUMP INTO THE FIRE – NILSSON
    29. EVERYTHING I OWN – BREAD
    28. ROCK AND ROLL LULLABY – B.J. THOMAS
    27. WITHOUT YOU – NILSSON
    26. SUAVECITO - MALO
    25. EVERY DAY OF MY LIFE – BOBBY VINTON
    24. THE WAY OF LOVE – CHER
    23. THE DAY I FOUND MYSELF – THE HONEY CONE
    22. CRAZY MAMA – J.J.CALE
    21. GIVE IRELAND BACK TO THE IRISH – WINGS
    20. VINCENT – DON MCLEAN
    19. BABY BLUE – BADFINGER
    18. TAURUS – DENNIS COFFEY
    17. LOOK WHAT YOU DONE FOR ME – AL GREEN
    16. DOCTOR MY EYES – JACKSON BROWNE
    15. THE FAMILY OF MAN – THREE DOG NIGHT
    14. JUNGLE FEVER – CHAKACHAS
    13. ROUNDABOUT – YES
    12. THE LION SLEEPS TONIGHT – ROBERT JOHN
    11. MOTHER AND CHILD REUNION – PAUL SIMON
    10. A COWBOY’S WORK IS NEVER DONE – SONNY & CHER
    9. DAY DREAMING – ARETHA FRANKLIN
    8. BETCHA BY GOLLY, WOW – THE STYLISTICS
    7. PUPPY LOVE – DONNY OSMOND
    6. IN THE RAIN – THE DRAMATICS
    5. HEART OF GOLD – NEIL YOUNG
    4. ROCKIN’ ROBIN – MICHAEL JACKSON
    3. I GOTTA– JOE TEX
    2. A HORSE WITH NO NAME - AMERICA
    1. THE FIRST TIME EVER I SAW YOUR FACE – ROBERTA FLACK
  11. microbob

    microbob Well-Known Member

    Good one This week
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  12. semipenguin

    semipenguin Bum Looker

    I think at one point Jackson Browne was more popular than the Eagles.

    Then Hotel California came out
  13. larryinnyc

    larryinnyc New Member

    I agree. There were a lot of tunes I never heard of or remembered



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  14. Aaron

    Aaron Moderator

    1975

    40. SHAKEY GROUND - TEMPTATIONS
    39. LOVE WON'T LET ME WAIT - MAJOR HARRIS
    38. HARRY TRUMAN - CHICAGO
    37. SHAVING CREAM - BENNY BELL
    36. MY EYES ADORED YOU - FRANKIE VALLI
    35. BAD TIME - GRAND FUNK
    34. YOUNG AMERICANS - DAVID BOWIE
    33. BEER BARREL POLKA - BOBBY VINTON
    32. YOU ARE SO BEAUTIFUL - JOE COCKER
    31. HAVE YOU NEVER BEEN MELLOW - OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN
    30. AMIE - PURE PRAIRIE LEAGUE
    29. AUTOBAHN - KRAFTWERK
    28. ONLY YESTERDAY - CARPENTERS
    27. SHOESHINE BOY - EDDIE KENDRICKS
    26. THANK GOD I'M A COUNTRY BOY - JOHN DENVER
    25. POETRY MAN - PHOEBE SNOW
    24. STAND BY ME - JOHN LENNON
    23. HOW LONG - ACE
    22. KILLER QUEEN - QUEEN
    21. IT'S A MIRACLE - BARRY MANILOW
    20. THE BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE - JIMMY CASTOR BUNCH
    19. EXPRESS - B.T. EXPRESS
    18. ONCE YOU GET STARTED - RUFUS
    17. I DON'T LIKE TO SLEEP ALONE - PAUL ANKA
    16. JACKIE BLUE - OZARK MOUNTAIN DAREDEVILS
    15. LONG TALL GLASSES - LEO SAYER
    14. SHINING STAR - EARTH, WIND & FIRE
    13. L-O-V-E (LOVE) - AL GREEN
    12. WALKING IN RHYTHM - BLACKBYRDS
    11. LADY MARMALADE - LABELLE
    10. BEFORE THE NEXT TEARDROP FALLS - FREDDIE FENDER
    9. EMMA - HOT CHOCOLATE
    8. WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITH YOU - BARRY WHITE
    7. CHEVY VAN - SAMMY JOHNS
    6. SUPERNATURAL THING - BEN E. KING
    5. HE DON'T LOVE YOU (LIKE I LOVE YOU) - TONY ORLANDO & DAWN
    4. NO NO SONG - RINGO STARR
    3. LOVIN' YOU - MINNIE RIPERTON
    2. (HEY WON'T YOU PLAY) ANOTHER SOMEBODY DONE SOMEBODY WRONG SONG - B.J. THOMAS
    1. PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM - ELTON JOHN
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  15. semipenguin

    semipenguin Bum Looker

    This is a line up of top 40 hits turned elevator music
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