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Top Songs of 1973

1972 <-1973-> 1974


      

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My Love1.04/1973

 ①  My Love by Paul McCartney

        

MP3

from Red Rose Speedway   Red Rose Speedway

CD

MP3

296

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
UK 9

video

as Paul McCartney & Wings
[Apple 1861]
written by Paul McCartney & Linda McCartney
You're Sixteen2.12/1973

 ②  You're Sixteen by Ringo Starr

        

MP3

from Ringo   Ringo

CD

MP3

294

US ✫1
US AC 2
UK 4
[Apple 1870]
written by Robert B. Sherman (as Bob Sherman) & Richard M. Sherman (as Dick Sherman)
Daniel3.01/1973

 ③  Daniel by Elton John

        

MP3

from Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player   Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player

CD

MP3

273

US 2
US AC ✫1
UK 4

video

[MCA 40046]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
Angie4.09/1973

 ④  Angie by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from Goats Head Soup   Goats Head Soup

CD

MP3

272

US ✫1
US AC 38
UK 5
[Rolling Stones 19105]
written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
Photograph5.10/1973

 ⑤  Photograph by Ringo Starr

        

MP3

from Ringo   Ringo

CD

MP3

255

US ✫1
US AC 3
UK 8

video

[Apple 1865]
written by George Harrison & Ringo Starr (as Richard Starkey)
Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)6.05/1973

Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth) by George Harrison

        

MP3

from Living in the Material World   Living in the Material World

CD

MP3

255

US ✫1
US AC 4
UK 8

video

[Apple 1862]
written by George Harrison
7.09/1973

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John

        

MP3

from Goodbye Yellow Brick Road   Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

CD

MP3

252

US 2
US AC 7
UK 6

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #380]
[MCA 40148]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
8.08/1973

Rock On by David Essex

        

MP3

from Rock On   Rock On

CD

MP3

236

US 5
UK 3

video

[Columbia 45940]
written by David Essex
Time in a Bottle9.11/1973

Time in a Bottle by Jim Croce

        

MP3

from You Don't Mess Around with Jim   You Don't Mess Around with Jim

CD

MP3

214

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
UK 52

video

[ABC 11405]
written by Jim Croce
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown10.04/1973

Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce

        

MP3

from Life and Times   Life and Times

CD

MP3

208

US ✫1
US AC 9

video

[ABC 11359]
written by Jim Croce
11.07/1973

Say, Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose by Dawn

        

MP3

from Dawn's New Ragtime Follies   Dawn's New Ragtime Follies

CD

MP3

208

US 3
US AC ✫1
UK 12

video

featuring Tony Orlando
[Bell 45374]
written by Irwin Levine & L. Russell Brown
Loves Me Like a Rock12.08/1973

Loves Me Like a Rock by Paul Simon

        

MP3

from There Goes Rhymin' Simon   There Goes Rhymin' Simon

CD

MP3

192

US 2
US AC ✫1
UK 39

video

featuring The Dixie Hummingbirds
[Columbia 45907]
written by Paul Simon
The Joker13.10/1973

The Joker by Steve Miller Band

        

MP3

from The Joker   The Joker

CD

MP3

192

US ✫1

video

[Capitol 3732]
written by Eddie Curtis, Ahmet Ertegun & Steve Miller
14.07/1973

We're an American Band by Grand Funk Railroad

        

MP3

from We're an American Band   We're an American Band

CD

MP3

179

US ✫1

video

as Grand Funk
produced by Todd Rundgren
[Capitol 3660]
written by Don Brewer
Kodachrome15.05/1973

Kodachrome by Paul Simon

        

MP3

from There Goes Rhymin' Simon   There Goes Rhymin' Simon

CD

MP3

170

US 2
US AC 2

video

[Columbia 45859]
written by Paul Simon
Rubber Bullets16.05/1973

Rubber Bullets by 10cc

        

MP3

from 10cc   10cc

CD

MP3

162

US 73
UK ✫1

video

[UK 49015]
written by Graham Gouldman & Eric Stewart
Ramblin' Man17.08/1973

Ramblin' Man by The Allman Brothers Band

        

MP3

from Brothers and Sisters   Brothers and Sisters

CD

MP3

161

US 2
US AC 12

video

written by Dickey Betts (as Richard Betts)
18.05/1973

Shambala by Three Dog Night

        

MP3

from Cyan   Cyan

CD

MP3

151

US 3
US AC 3

video

[Dunhill/ABC 4352]
written by Daniel Moore
Just You 'N' Me19.09/1973

Just You 'N' Me by Chicago

        

MP3

from Chicago VI   Chicago VI

CD

MP3

145

US 4
US AC 7

video

written by James Pankow
Radar Love20.12/1973

Radar Love by Golden Earring

        

MP3

from Moontan   Moontan

CD

MP3

143

US 13
UK 7

video

written by George Kooymans & Barry Hay
21.02/1973

Cindy Incidentally by The Faces

        

MP3

from Ooh La La   Ooh La La

CD

MP3

141

US 48
UK 2

video

written by Ian McLagan, Rod Stewart & Ronnie Wood
22.07/1973

Saturday Night's Alright for Fighting by Elton John

        

MP3

from Goodbye Yellow Brick Road   Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

CD

MP3

138

US 12
UK 7

video

[MCA 40105]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
Part of the Union23.01/1973

Part of the Union by The Strawbs

        

MP3

from Bursting at the Seams   Bursting at the Seams

CD

MP3

128

US 111
UK 2

video

[A&M 1419]
written by Richard Hudson & John Ford
24.05/1973

Smoke on the Water by Deep Purple

        

MP3

from Machine Head   Machine Head

CD

MP3

128

US 4 [Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #426]
[Warner 7710]
written by Ritchie Blackmore, Ian Gillan, Roger Glover, Jon Lord & Ian Paice
25.12/1973

The Show Must Go On by Leo Sayer

        

MP3

from Silverbird   Silverbird

CD

MP3

126

UK 2

video

written by Leo Sayer & David Courtney
26.09/1973

The Ballroom Blitz by The Sweet

        

MP3

from Desolation Boulevard   Desolation Boulevard

CD

MP3

126

UK 2

video

written by Nicky Chinn & Mike Chapman
Hello! Hello! I'm Back Again27.04/1973

Hello! Hello! I'm Back Again by Gary Glitter

        

MP3

from Touch Me   Touch Me

CD

MP3

126

UK 2

video

written by Gary Glitter & Mike Leander
Do You Wanna Touch Me? (Oh Yeah)28.01/1973

Do You Wanna Touch Me? (Oh Yeah) by Gary Glitter

        

MP3

from Touch Me   Touch Me

CD

MP3

126

UK 2

video

written by Gary Glitter & Mike Leander
29.09/1973

Knockin' on Heaven's Door by Bob Dylan

        

MP3

from Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid   Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid

CD

MP3

125

US 12
US AC 5
UK 14

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #190]
[Columbia 45913]
written by Bob Dylan
Helen Wheels30.11/1973

Helen Wheels by Paul McCartney

        

MP3

from Band on the Run   Band on the Run

CD

MP3

125

US 10
UK 12

video

as Paul McCartney & Wings
written by Paul McCartney & Linda McCartney
Hello It's Me31.10/1973

Hello It's Me by Todd Rundgren

        

MP3

from Something/Anything?   Something/Anything?

CD

MP3

124

US 5
US AC 17

video

[Bearsville 0009]
written by Todd Rundgren
32.05/1973

Diamond Girl by Seals & Crofts

        

MP3

from Diamond Girl   Diamond Girl

CD

MP3

117

US 6
US AC 4

video

[Warner 7708]
written by Jim Seals & Dash Crofts
Walk on the Wild Side33.02/1973

Walk on the Wild Side by Lou Reed

        

MP3

from Transformer   Transformer

CD

MP3

112

US 16
UK 10
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #221]
produced by David Bowie
[RCA 0887]
written by Lou Reed
34.09/1973

All I Know by Art Garfunkel

        

MP3

from Angel Clare   Angel Clare

CD

MP3

110

US 9
US AC ✫1
UK 51
written by Jimmy Webb
35.04/1973

Fool by Elvis Presley

        

MP3

from Elvis [1973 album]   

CD

MP3

109

US 17
US AC 12
US country 31
UK 15

video

US: B-side to Steamroller Blues
written by James Last & Carl Sigman
36.02/1973

Hello Hooray by Alice Cooper

        

MP3

from Billion Dollar Babies   Billion Dollar Babies

CD

MP3

108

US 35
UK 6

video

[Warner 7673]
written by Rolf Kempf
37.10/1973

Sorrow by David Bowie

        

MP3

from Pin Ups   Pin Ups

CD

MP3

107

UK 3[RCA APBO 0160]
written by Bob Feldman, Jerry Goldstein & Richard Gottehrer
Life on Mars?38.06/1973

Life on Mars? by David Bowie

        

MP3

from Hunky Dory   Hunky Dory

CD

MP3

107

UK 3written by David Bowie
Drive-In Saturday39.04/1973

Drive-In Saturday by David Bowie

        

MP3

from Aladdin Sane   Aladdin Sane

CD

MP3

107

UK 3

video

written by David Bowie
40.01/1973

Roll Over Beethoven by Electric Light Orchestra

        

MP3

from ELO 2   ELO 2

CD

MP3

104

US 42
UK 6
[United Artists Xw-173]
written by Chuck Berry
No More Mr. Nice Guy41.04/1973

No More Mr. Nice Guy by Alice Cooper

        

MP3

from Billion Dollar Babies   Billion Dollar Babies

CD

MP3

99

US 25
UK 10

video

[Warner 7691]
written by Alice Cooper & Michael Bruce
42.04/1973

Giving It All Away by Roger Daltrey

        

MP3

from Daltrey   Daltrey

CD

MP3

98

US 83
UK 5

video

[MCA 40053]
written by David Courtney & Leo Sayer
I Got a Name43.10/1973

I Got a Name by Jim Croce

        

MP3

from I Got a Name   I Got a Name

CD

MP3

93

US 10
US AC 4

video

[ABC 11389]
written by Norman Gimbel & Charles Fox
44.04/1973

Long Train Running by The Doobie Brothers

        

MP3

from The Captain and Me   The Captain and Me

CD

MP3

91

US 8

video

[R]
written by Tom Johnston
45.09/1973

Caroline by Status Quo

        

MP3

from Hello!   Hello!

CD

MP3

89

UK 5

video

written by Francis Rossi & Bob Young
46.11/1973

Lamplight by David Essex

        

MP3

from Rock On   Rock On

CD

MP3

84

US 71
UK 7

video

written by David Essex
Mind Games47.11/1973

Mind Games by John Lennon

        

MP3

from Mind Games   Mind Games

CD

MP3

83

US 18
US AC 33
UK 26
[Apple 1868]
written by John Lennon
48.01/1973

Whisky in the Jar by Thin Lizzy

        

MP3

from Vagabonds of the Western World   Vagabonds of the Western World

CD

MP3

82

UK 6

video

written by traditional
I'm Just a Singer (in a Rock and Roll Band)49.02/1973

I'm Just a Singer (in a Rock and Roll Band) by The Moody Blues

        

MP3

from Seventh Sojourn   Seventh Sojourn

CD

MP3

78

US 12
UK 36

video

[Threshold 67012]
written by John Lodge
50.01/1973

Wishing Well by Free

        

MP3

from Heartbreaker   Heartbreaker

CD

MP3

77

US 112
UK 7

video

[Island 1212]
written by Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke, Tetsu Yamauchi, Paul Kossoff & John Bundrick
51.06/1973

Take Me to the Mardi Gras by Paul Simon

        

MP3

from There Goes Rhymin' Simon   There Goes Rhymin' Simon

CD

MP3

74

UK 7

video

written by Paul Simon
52.03/1973

Reelin' in the Years by Steely Dan

        

MP3

from Can't Buy a Thrill   Can't Buy a Thrill

CD

MP3

71

US 11

video

[ABC 11352]
written by Donald Fagen & Walter Becker
53.02/1973

Aubrey by Bread

        

MP3

from Guitar Man   Guitar Man

CD

MP3

69

US 15
US AC 4

video

[Elektra 45832]
written by David Gates
54.11/1973

Who's in the Strawberry Patch with Sally by Dawn

        

MP3

from Dawn's New Ragtime Follies   Dawn's New Ragtime Follies

CD

MP3

68

US 27
US AC 3
UK 37

video

as Tony Orlando & Dawn
written by Irwin Levine & L. Russell Brown
55.10/1973

Showdown by Electric Light Orchestra

        

MP3

from On the Third Day   On the Third Day

CD

MP3

67

US 53
UK 12

video

[United Artists Xw-337]
written by Jeff Lynne
56.12/1973

Teenage Lament '74 by Alice Cooper

        

MP3

from Muscle of Love   Muscle of Love

CD

MP3

66

US 48
UK 12

video

[Warner 7762]
written by Alice Cooper & Neal Smith
Roll Away the Stone57.11/1973

Roll Away the Stone by Mott the Hoople

        

MP3

from The Hoople   The Hoople

CD

MP3

65

UK 8

video

written by Ian Hunter
58.01/1973

Paper Plane by Status Quo

        

MP3

from Piledriver   Piledriver

CD

MP3

65

UK 8

video

[A&M 1445]
written by Francis Rossi & Bob Young
59.11/1973

Street Life by Roxy Music

        

MP3

from Stranded   Stranded

CD

MP3

64

UK 9written by Bryan Ferry
60.09/1973

Joybringer by Manfred Mann

        

MP3

from Solar Fire   Solar Fire

CD

MP3

64

UK 9

video

as Manfred Mann's Earth Band
written by Gustav Holst, Chris Slade, Manfred Mann [Manfred Lubowitz] & Mick Rogers
61.05/1973

Broken Down Angel by Nazareth

        

MP3

from Razamanaz   Razamanaz

CD

MP3

64

UK 9

video

[A&M 1453]
written by Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty & Darrell Sweet
62.05/1973

Money by Pink Floyd

        

MP3

from The Dark Side of the Moon   The Dark Side of the Moon

CD

MP3

64

US 13[Harvest 3609]
written by Roger Waters
63.09/1973

We May Never Pass This Way (Again) by Seals & Crofts

        

MP3

from Diamond Girl   Diamond Girl

CD

MP3

63

US 21
US AC 2

video

[Warner 7740]
written by Jim Seals & Dash Crofts
64.11/1973

My Music by Kenny Loggins & Jim Messina

        

MP3

from Full Sail   Full Sail

CD

MP3

62

US 16
US AC 10

video

[Columbia 45952]
written by Kenny Loggins & Jim Messina
65.03/1973

Thinking of You by Kenny Loggins & Jim Messina

        

MP3

from Loggins & Messina   

CD

MP3

61

US 18
US AC 7

video

[Columbia 45815]
written by Jim Messina
China Grove66.08/1973

China Grove by The Doobie Brothers

        

MP3

from The Captain and Me   The Captain and Me

CD

MP3

58

US 15

video

written by Tom Johnston
67.10/1973

This Flight Tonight by Nazareth

        

MP3

from Loud 'N' Proud   Loud 'N' Proud

CD

MP3

57

UK 11

video

written by Joni Mitchell
68.01/1973

Hummingbird by Seals & Crofts

        

MP3

from Summer Breeze   Summer Breeze

CD

MP3

57

US 20
US AC 12

video

[Warner 7671]
written by Jim Seals & Dash Crofts
69.05/1973

Walking in the Rain by The Partridge Family

        

MP3

from The Partridge Family Notebook   The Partridge Family Notebook

CD

MP3

56

UK 10

video

written by Barry Mann, Phil Spector & Cynthia Weil
The Dean and I70.08/1973

The Dean and I by 10cc

        

MP3

from 10cc   10cc

CD

MP3

56

UK 10

video

written by Kevin Godley & Lol Creme
71.07/1973

Bad Bad Boy by Nazareth

        

MP3

from Razamanaz   Razamanaz

CD

MP3

56

UK 10

video

written by Pete Agnew, Manny Charlton, Dan McCafferty & Darrell Sweet
72.09/1973

All the Way from Memphis by Mott the Hoople

        

MP3

from Mott   Mott

CD

MP3

56

UK 10

video

[Columbia 45920]
written by Ian Hunter
73.09/1973

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall by Bryan Ferry

        

MP3

from These Foolish Things   These Foolish Things

CD

MP3

56

UK 10written by Bob Dylan
74.06/1973

Honaloochie Boogie by Mott the Hoople

        

MP3

from Mott   Mott

CD

MP3

51

UK 12

video

[Columbia 45882]
written by Ian Hunter & Mick Ralphs
D'yer Mak'er75.10/1973

D'yer Mak'er by Led Zeppelin

        

MP3

from Houses of the Holy   Houses of the Holy

CD

MP3

51

US 20

video

[Atlantic 2986]
written by John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page & Robert Plant
76.12/1973

Midnight Rider by Gregg Allman

        

MP3

from Laid Back   Laid Back

CD

MP3

50

US 19

video

[Capricorn 0035]
written by Gregg Allman & Robert Payne
77.10/1973

Let Me Serenade You by Three Dog Night

        

MP3

from Cyan   Cyan

CD

MP3

50

US 17

video

[Dunhill 4370]
written by John Finley
78.11/1973

Walk Like a Man by Grand Funk Railroad

        

MP3

from We're an American Band   We're an American Band

CD

MP3

47

US 19

video

as Grand Funk
produced by Todd Rundgren
[Capitol 3760]
written by Don Brewer & Mark Farner
79.08/1973

Rocky Mountain Way by Joe Walsh

        

MP3

from The Smoker You Drink, the Player You Get   The Smoker You Drink, the Player You Get

CD

MP3

45

US 23

video

[Dunhill 4361]
written by Rocke Grace, Kenny Passarelli, Joe Vitale & Joe Walsh
80.12/1973

I Shall Sing by Art Garfunkel

        

MP3

from Angel Clare   Angel Clare

CD

MP3

42

US 38
US AC 4
UK 52

video

written by Van Morrison
81.08/1973

Dear Elaine by Roy Wood

        

MP3

from Boulders   Boulders

CD

MP3

38

UK 18

video

[United Artists Xw-320]
written by Roy Wood
82.09/1973

Raised on Rock by Elvis Presley

        

MP3

from Raised on Rock/For Ol' Times Sake   

CD

MP3

37

US 41
US AC 27
UK 36

video

[RCA APBO 0088]
written by Mark James [songwriter]
83.03/1973

Give It to Me by J. Geils Band

        

MP3

from Bloodshot   Bloodshot

CD

MP3

37

US 30

video

[Atlantic 2953]
written by Seth Justman & Peter Wolf
84.07/1973

Clouds by David Gates

        

MP3

from First   First

CD

MP3

37

US 47
US AC 3
UK 56

video

[Elektra 45857]
written by David Gates
85.01/1973

Don't Cross the River by America

        

MP3

from Homecoming   

CD

MP3

36

US 35
US AC 23
UK 51

video

[Warner 7670]
written by Dan Peek
5:1586.10/1973

5:15 by The Who

        

MP3

from Quadrophenia   Quadrophenia

CD

MP3

35

UK 20written by Pete Townshend
87.03/1973

Let's Pretend by The Raspberries

        

MP3

from Fresh Raspberries   Fresh Raspberries

CD

MP3

35

US 35

video

[Capitol 3546]
written by Eric Carmen
88.10/1973

Corazón by Carole King

        

MP3

from Fantasy   Fantasy

CD

MP3

34

US 37
US AC 5

video

[Ode 66039]
written by Carole King
American Tune89.12/1973

American Tune by Paul Simon

        

MP3

from There Goes Rhymin' Simon   There Goes Rhymin' Simon

CD

MP3

34

US 35
US AC 8

video

[Columbia 45900]
written by Paul Simon
90.07/1973

Believe in Humanity/You Light Up My Life by Carole King

        

MP3

from Fantasy   Fantasy

CD

MP3

33

US 28

video

written by Carole King
One Less Set of Footsteps91.02/1973

One Less Set of Footsteps by Jim Croce

        

MP3

from Life and Times   Life and Times

CD

MP3

33

US 37
US AC 8

video

[ABC 11346]
written by Jim Croce
92.07/1973

The Hurt by Cat Stevens

        

MP3

from Foreigner   Foreigner

CD

MP3

32

US 31
US AC 38

video

[A&M 1418]
written by Cat Stevens
93.10/1973

The Day That Curly Billy Shot Down Crazy Sam McGee by The Hollies

        

MP3

from Hollies   

CD

MP3

31

UK 24

video

written by Allan Clarke
94.05/1973

Polk Salad Annie by Elvis Presley

        

MP3

from Elvis: As Recorded at Madison Square Garden   Elvis: As Recorded at Madison Square Garden

CD

MP3

29

UK 23

video

written by Tony Joe White
95.06/1973

I Saw the Light by Todd Rundgren

        

MP3

from Something/Anything?   Something/Anything?

CD

MP3

23

US AC 12
UK 36

video

[R]
[Bearsville 0003]
written by Todd Rundgren
96.03/1973

California Saga (On My Way to Sunny Californ-i-a) by The Beach Boys

        

MP3

from Holland   Holland

CD

MP3

23

US 84
UK 37

video

written by Al Jardine
97.1973

You Light Up My Life by Carole King

        

MP3

from Fantasy   Fantasy

CD

MP3

22

US 67
US AC 6

video

charted as You Light Up My Life / Believe in Humanity in US AC charts
[Ode 66035]
written by Carole King
98.10/1973

Sail Around the World by David Gates

        

MP3

from First   First

CD

MP3

21

US 50
US AC 11

video

[Elektra 45868]
written by David Gates
99.12/1973

Love Has No Pride by Linda Ronstadt

        

MP3

from Don't Cry Now   Don't Cry Now

CD

MP3

20

US 51
US AC 23

video

[Asylum 11026]
written by Eric Kaz & Libby Titus
100.09/1973

For Ol' Times Sake by Elvis Presley

        

MP3

from Raised on Rock/For Ol' Times Sake   

CD

MP3

19

US 41
US country 42

video

US: B-side to Raised On Rock
[RCA APBO 0088]
written by Tony Joe White

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