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1970s Music…Top Old-Time Hit Songs Still Ruling The Industry

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In Europe, a variant known as Euro disco rose in popularity towards the end of the 1970s. Aside from disco, funk, smooth jazz, jazz fusion, and soul remained popular throughout the decade. … Rock music played an important part in the Western musical scene, with punk rock thriving throughout the mid to late 1970s. Lets bring you back to the basis as we scroll through the top 20 hit songs back in the 70s.1. “You Light Up My Life” – Debby Boone

Peak Date: October 15, 1977

2. “Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)” – Rod Stewart

Peak Date: November 13, 1976

3. “Le Freak” – Chic

Peak Date: December 9, 1978

4. “How Deep Is Your Love” – Bee Gees

Peak Date: December 24, 1977

5. “I Just Want To Be Your Everything” – Andy Gibb

Peak Date: July 30, 1977

6. “Silly Love Songs” – Wings

Peak Date: May 22, 1976

7. “Let’s Get It On” – Marvin Gaye

Peak Date: September 8, 1973

8. “Night Fever” – Bee Gees

Peak Date: March 18, 1978

9. “Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree” – Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando

Peak Date: April 21, 1973

10. “Shadow Dancing” – Andy Gibb

Peak Date: June 17, 1978

11. “Stayin’ Alive” – Bee Gees

Peak Date: February 4, 1978

12. “Hot Stuff” – Donna Sumer

Peak Date: June 2, 1979

13. “You’re So Vain” – Carly Simon

Peak Date: January 6, 1973

14. “Play That Funky Music” – Wild Cherry

Peak Date: September 18, 1976

15.”My Sharona” – The Knack

Peak Date: August 25, 1979

16.”Killing Me Softly With His Song” – Roberta Flack

Peak Date: February 24, 1973

17. “Best Of My Love” – The Emotions

Peak Date: August 20, 1977

18. “The Way We Were” – Barbra Streisand

Peak Date: February 2, 1974

19. “A Fifth Of Beethoven” – Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band

Peak Date: October 9, 1976

20. “I Will Survive” – Gloria Gaynor

Peak Date: March 10, 1979

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