The ultimate 1970s Billboard hits collection for a trip down memory lane

Many people would agree that the 1970s had some of the best music in history. If you lived through the era, you’d remember many of these Billboard hits. The memories of America in the ‘70s will surely flood your mind when you listen to these classics.

Songs like ‘Rocket Man’ by Elton John, released in 1972, along with his other hit, ‘Crocodile Rock.’ Classic rock tunes like the epic ‘Hold the Line’ by Toto was released in 1978.

Soulful tunes filled the charts, like ‘September’ by ‘Earth, Wind, and Fire.’ Funk and soul dominated the 70s with ‘Redbone’s’ tune ‘Come and Get Your Love’ and ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough’ by Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell.

The disco sound was also alive and well with the ‘Bee Gees.’ Their hit songs included ‘Night Fever,’ ‘Stayin’ Alive,’ and ‘Tragedy.’ The disco explosion was happening in the ‘70s in America.

‘CCR,’ also known as ‘Creedence Clearwater Revival,’ topped the charts in 1970 with their hit ‘Have You Seen the Rain?’ Other rock classics that charted included Bob Dylan’s ‘Knocking on Heaven’s Door.’

The ‘70s also featured soft rock hits like Franki Valli’s ‘My Eyes Adored You,’ and Barbara Streisand and Neil Diamond’s ‘You Don’t Bring Me Flowers.’ The tender guitar of Eric Clapton played ‘Wonderful Tonight’ in 1977.

Another hit-making group, ‘The Carpenters,’ charted with many hits, including 1970’s ‘Close to You.’ Even Tony Orlando and Dawn charted with ‘Tie a Yellow Ribbon.’ You lived through the era if you remember these great songs that dominated the Billboard charts in the 1970s.

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The ultimate 1970s Billboard hits collection for a trip down memory lane