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Top Songs of 1977

1976 <-1977-> 1978


  

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1.01/1977

 ①  When I Need You by Leo Sayer

        

MP3

from Endless Flight   

CD

MP3

375

US ✫1
US AC ✫1
US R&B 94
UK ✫1

video

[Warner 8332]
written by Albert Hammond & Carole Bayer Sager
2.10/1977

 ②  We Are the Champions/We Will Rock You by Queen

        

MP3

from News of the World   

CD

MP3

279

US 4
UK 2

video

written by Freddie Mercury & Brian May
3.02/1977

 ③  Hotel California by Eagles

        

MP3

from Hotel California   

CD

MP3

266

US ✫1
US AC 10
UK 8
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1978]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #49]
[Asylum 45386]
written by Don Felder, Glenn Frey & Don Henley
4.12/1977

 ④  It's a Heartache by Bonnie Tyler

        

MP3

from Natural Force   

CD

MP3

263

US 3
US AC 10
US country 10
UK 4

video

[RCA 11249]
written by Ronnie Scott & Steve Wolfe
5.10/1977

 ⑤  You're in My Heart (The Final Acclaim) by Rod Stewart

        

MP3

from Foot Loose & Fancy Free   

CD

MP3

252

US 4
US AC 17
UK 3
[Warner 8475]
written by Rod Stewart
6.04/1977

Dreams by Fleetwood Mac

        

MP3

from Rumours   

CD

MP3

225

US ✫1
US AC 11
UK 24
[Warner 8371]
written by Stevie Nicks
7.11/1977

Just the Way You Are by Billy Joel

        

MP3

from The Stranger   

CD

MP3

219

US 3
US AC ✫1
UK 19
[Grammy Award for Song of the Year 1979]
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1979]
[Columbia 10646]
written by Billy Joel
8.09/1977

Blue Bayou by Linda Ronstadt

        

MP3

from Simple Dreams   

CD

MP3

207

US 3
US AC 3
US country 2
UK 35

video

[Elektra 45431 (Asylum)]
written by Roy Orbison & Joe Melson
9.05/1977

Telephone Line by Electric Light Orchestra

        

MP3

from A New World Record   

CD

MP3

185

US 7
UK 8
[United Artists Xw-1000]
written by Jeff Lynne
10.04/1977

Don't Stop by Fleetwood Mac

        

MP3

from Rumours   

CD

MP3

168

US 3
US AC 22
UK 32
[Warner 8413]
written by Christine McVie
11.10/1977

Slip Slidin' Away by Paul Simon

        

MP3

from Greatest Hits, Etc.   

CD

MP3

161

US 5
US AC 4
UK 36

video

with The Oak Ridge Boys
[Columbia 10630]
written by Paul Simon
12.11/1977

Short People by Randy Newman

        

MP3

from Little Criminals   

CD

MP3

160

US 2
US AC 25

video

[novelty]
[Warner 8492]
written by Randy Newman
13.05/1977

My Heart Belongs to Me by Barbra Streisand

        

MP3

from Streisand Superman   

CD

MP3

155

US 4
US AC ✫1

video

[Columbia 10555]
written by Alan Gordon [Alan Lee Gordon]
14.09/1977

Baby, What a Big Surprise by Chicago

        

MP3

from Chicago XI   

CD

MP3

155

US 4
US AC 8
UK 41

video

[Columbia 10620]
written by Peter Cetera
15.07/1977

Cold as Ice by Foreigner

        

MP3

from Foreigner   

CD

MP3

155

US 6
UK 24

video

[Atlantic 3410]
written by Mick Jones [Foreigner] & Lou Gramm
16.03/1977

Feels Like the First Time by Foreigner

        

MP3

from Foreigner   

CD

MP3

150

US 4
UK 39

video

[Atlantic 3394]
written by Mick Jones [Foreigner]
17.01/1977

Don't Look Back by Boston

        

MP3

from Don't Look Back   

CD

MP3

140

US 4
UK 43

video

written by Tom Scholz
18.04/1977

Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett

        

MP3

from Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes   

CD

MP3

138

US 8
US AC ✫1
US country 13

video

[ABC 12254]
written by Jimmy Buffett
19.06/1977

Black Betty by Ram Jam

        

MP3

from Ram Jam   

CD

MP3

131

US 18
UK 7

video

[Epic 50357]
written by traditional & Leadbelly (as Lead Belly)
20.10/1977

It's So Easy by Linda Ronstadt

        

MP3

from Simple Dreams   

CD

MP3

129

US 5
US AC 37
US country 81

video

[Elektra 45438 (Asylum)]
written by Buddy Holly & Norman Petty
21.06/1977

God Save the Queen by Sex Pistols

        

MP3

from Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols   

CD

MP3

128

UK 2 [Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #173]
written by John Lydon (as Johnny Rotten), Sid Vicious, Paul Cook, Steve Jones & Glen Matlock
22.06/1977

Fanfare for the Common Man by Emerson, Lake & Palmer

        

MP3

from Works Volume I   

CD

MP3

128

UK 2

video

written by Aaron Copland
23.04/1977

Whatcha Gonna Do? by Pablo Cruise

        

MP3

from A Place in the Sun   

CD

MP3

125

US 6
US R&B 46

video

[A&M 1920]
written by David Jenkins & Cory Lerios
24.01/1977

So into You by Atlanta Rhythm Section

        

MP3

from A Rock and Roll Alternative   

CD

MP3

124

US 7
US AC 11
US R&B 93

video

[Polydor 14373]
written by Buddy Buie, Dean Daughtry & Robert Nix
25.02/1977

Sound and Vision by David Bowie

        

MP3

from Low   

CD

MP3

119

US 69
UK 3

video

[RCA 10905]
written by David Bowie
26.04/1977

How Much Love by Leo Sayer

        

MP3

from Endless Flight   

CD

MP3

119

US 17
US AC 27
UK 10

video

[Warner 8319]
written by Leo Sayer & Barry Mann
27.05/1977

Just a Song Before I Go by Crosby, Stills & Nash

        

MP3

from CSN   

CD

MP3

116

US 7
US AC 5

video

[Atlantic 3401]
written by Graham Nash
28.10/1977

Rockin' All Over the World by Status Quo

        

MP3

from Rockin' All Over the World   

CD

MP3

109

UK 3

video

written by John Fogerty
29.03/1977

Slowdown by John Miles

        

MP3

from Stranger in the City   

CD

MP3

107

US 34
US dance 2
US R&B 100
UK 10

video

produced by Rupert Holmes
[London 20092]
written by John Miles & Bob Marshall
30.10/1977

Sentimental Lady by Bob Welch

        

MP3

from French Kiss   

CD

MP3

107

US 8
US AC 10

video

featuring Christine McVie & Lindsey Buckingham
[Capitol 4479]
written by Bob Welch
31.06/1977

You Made Me Believe in Magic by Bay City Rollers

        

MP3

from It's a Game   

CD

MP3

102

US 10
UK 34

video

[Arista 0256]
written by Len Boone
32.04/1977

Jet Airliner by Steve Miller Band

        

MP3

from Book of Dreams   

CD

MP3

102

US 8

video

[Capitol 4424]
written by Paul Pena
33.09/1977

Come Sail Away by Styx

        

MP3

from The Grand Illusion   

CD

MP3

102

US 8[A&M 1977]
written by Dennis DeYoung
34.04/1977

Good Morning Judge by 10cc

        

MP3

from Deceptive Bends   

CD

MP3

102

US 69
UK 5

video

[Mercury 73943]
written by Graham Gouldman & Eric Stewart
35.02/1977

Maybe I'm Amazed by Paul McCartney

        

MP3

from Wings over America   

CD

MP3

100

US 10
UK 28

video

as Wings
live-version of song from mccartney's first solo album
written by Paul McCartney
36.04/1977

You and Me by Alice Cooper

        

MP3

from Lace and Whiskey   

CD

MP3

100

US 9
US AC 23

video

[Warner 8349]
written by Alice Cooper & Dick Wagner
37.01/1977

Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac

        

MP3

from Rumours   

CD

MP3

98

US 10
US AC 45
UK 38
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #119]
[Warner 8304]
written by Lindsey Buckingham
38.10/1977

You Make Loving Fun by Fleetwood Mac

        

MP3

from Rumours   

CD

MP3

98

US 9
US AC 28
UK 45
[Warner 8483]
written by Christine McVie
39.10/1977

She's Not There by Santana

        

MP3

from Moonflower   

CD

MP3

96

US 27
UK 11

video

[Columbia 10616]
written by Rod Argent
40.12/1977

Goodbye Girl by David Gates

        

MP3

from Goodbye Girl   

CD

MP3

95

US 15
US AC 3
UK 51

video

[Elektra 45450]
written by David Gates
41.12/1977

Desiree by Neil Diamond

        

MP3

from I'm Glad You're Here with Me Tonight   

CD

MP3

92

US 16
US AC ✫1
UK 39

video

[Columbia 10657]
written by Neil Diamond
42.06/1977

Give a Little Bit by Supertramp

        

MP3

from Even in the Quietest Moments   

CD

MP3

91

US 15
UK 29

video

[A&M 1938]
written by Rick Davies & Roger Hodgson
43.07/1977

Pretty Vacant by Sex Pistols

        

MP3

from Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols   

CD

MP3

83

UK 6written by John Lydon (as Johnny Rotten), Sid Vicious, Paul Cook, Steve Jones & Glen Matlock
44.03/1977

Heard It in a Love Song by The Marshall Tucker Band

        

MP3

from Carolina Dreams   

CD

MP3

77

US 14
US AC 25
US country 51

video

[Capricorn 0270]
written by Toy Caldwell
45.05/1977

Barracuda by Heart

        

MP3

from Little Queen   

CD

MP3

77

US 11

video

[Portrait 70004]
written by Michael DeRosier, Roger Fisher, Ann Wilson & Nancy Wilson [rock musician]
46.09/1977

Wonderous Stories by Yes

        

MP3

from Going for the One   

CD

MP3

76

UK 7

video

written by Jon Anderson
47.12/1977

What's Your Name by Lynyrd Skynyrd

        

MP3

from Street Survivors   

CD

MP3

70

US 13

video

[MCA 40819]
written by Gary Rossington & Ronnie Van Zant
48.08/1977

Help Is on its Way by Little River Band

        

MP3

from Diamantina Cocktail   

CD

MP3

69

US 14

video

[Harvest 4428]
written by Glenn Shorrock
49.05/1977

It's Sad to Belong by England Dan & John Ford Coley

        

MP3

from Dowdy Ferry Road   

CD

MP3

69

US 21
US AC ✫1

video

[Big Tree 16088]
written by Randy Goodrum
50.05/1977

Life in the Fast Lane by Eagles

        

MP3

from Hotel California   

CD

MP3

67

US 11

video

[Asylum 45403]
written by Joe Walsh, Glenn Frey & Don Henley
51.05/1977

Peaches by The Stranglers

        

MP3

from Rattus Norvegicus   

CD

MP3

66

UK 8

video

written by Dave Greenfield, Hugh Cornwell, Jean-Jacques Burnel & Jet Black
52.09/1977

No More Heroes by The Stranglers

        

MP3

from No More Heroes   

CD

MP3

66

UK 8

video

written by Dave Greenfield, Hugh Cornwell, Jean-Jacques Burnel & Jet Black
53.10/1977

Holidays in the Sun by Sex Pistols

        

MP3

from Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols   

CD

MP3

66

UK 8written by John Lydon (as Johnny Rotten), Paul Cook, Sid Vicious & Steve Jones
54.02/1977

This Is Tomorrow by Bryan Ferry

        

MP3

from In Your Mind   

CD

MP3

65

UK 9written by Bryan Ferry
55.07/1977

Something Better Change by The Stranglers

        

MP3

from No More Heroes   

CD

MP3

65

UK 9

video

written by Dave Greenfield, Hugh Cornwell, Jean-Jacques Burnel & Jet Black
56.02/1977

Rockaria! by Electric Light Orchestra

        

MP3

from A New World Record   

CD

MP3

65

UK 9[only released in the UK]
written by Jeff Lynne
57.12/1977

Happy Anniversary by Little River Band

        

MP3

from Diamantina Cocktail   

CD

MP3

60

US 16

video

[Harvest 4524]
written by Beeb Birtles & David Briggs [Australian musician]
58.04/1977

Solsbury Hill by Peter Gabriel

        

MP3

from Peter Gabriel (I)   

CD

MP3

59

US 68
UK 13
[Atco 7079]
written by Peter Gabriel
59.10/1977

Virginia Plain by Roxy Music

        

MP3

from Greatest Hits   

CD

MP3

58

UK 11[R]
written by Bryan Ferry
60.08/1977

Looking After No1 by The Boomtown Rats

        

MP3

from The Boomtown Rats   

CD

MP3

58

UK 11

video

written by Bob Geldof
61.09/1977

Thunder in My Heart by Leo Sayer

        

MP3

from Thunder in My Heart   

CD

MP3

57

US 38
US dance 30
UK 22

video

[Warner 8465]
written by Leo Sayer & Tom Snow
62.03/1977

Calling Dr. Love by KISS

        

MP3

from Rock and Roll Over   

CD

MP3

57

US 16

video

[Casablanca 880]
written by Gene Simmons
63.10/1977

Swingtown by Steve Miller Band

        

MP3

from Book of Dreams   

CD

MP3

55

US 17

video

[Capitol 4496]
written by Steve Miller & Chris McCarty
64.10/1977

The Way I Feel Tonight by Bay City Rollers

        

MP3

from It's a Game   

CD

MP3

55

US 24
US AC 16

video

written by Harvey Shield
65.01/1977

Crackerbox Palace by George Harrison

        

MP3

from Thirty Three & 1/3   

CD

MP3

53

US 19
US AC 20

video

[only released in the US]
[Dark Horse 8313]
written by George Harrison
66.02/1977

Bite Your Lip (Get Up and Dance) by Elton John

        

MP3

from Blue Moves   

CD

MP3

53

US 28
UK 28

video

[MCA/Rocket 40677]
written by Elton John & Bernie Taupin
67.01/1977

Don't Believe a Word by Thin Lizzy

        

MP3

from Johnny the Fox   

CD

MP3

52

UK 12

video

written by Phil Lynott
68.10/1977

Gone Too Far by England Dan & John Ford Coley

        

MP3

from Dowdy Ferry Road   

CD

MP3

52

US 23
US AC 8

video

[Big Tree 16102]
written by John Ford Coley
69.08/1977

She Did it by Eric Carmen

        

MP3

from Boats Against the Current   

CD

MP3

52

US 23
US AC 26

video

[Arista 0266]
written by Eric Carmen
70.02/1977

The First Cut Is the Deepest by Rod Stewart

        

MP3

from A Night on the Town   

CD

MP3

51

US 21
US AC 43
[Warner 8321]
written by Cat Stevens
71.12/1977

Long, Long Way from Home by Foreigner

        

MP3

from Foreigner   

CD

MP3

50

US 20

video

[Atlantic 3439]
written by Mick Jones [Foreigner], Lou Gramm & Ian McDonald
72.11/1977

Watching the Detectives by Elvis Costello

        

MP3

from My Aim Is True [US version]   

CD

MP3

48

US 108
UK 15
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #354]
written by Elvis Costello
73.05/1977

Rockaway Beach by The Ramones

        

MP3

from Rocket to Russia   

CD

MP3

48

US 66
UK 22

video

[Sire 1008 A]
written by Dee Dee Ramone
74.02/1977

Here Come Those Tears Again by Jackson Browne

        

MP3

from The Pretender   

CD

MP3

46

US 23
US AC 15

video

[Asylum 45379]
written by Jackson Browne & Nancy Farnsworth
75.05/1977

Tokyo Joe by Bryan Ferry

        

MP3

from In Your Mind   

CD

MP3

46

UK 15[Atlantic 3399]
written by Bryan Ferry
76.11/1977

Mary of the 4th Form by The Boomtown Rats

        

MP3

from The Boomtown Rats   

CD

MP3

46

UK 15

video

written by Bob Geldof
77.10/1977

Hot Tracks EP by Nazareth

        

MP3

from Hot Tracks   

CD

MP3

46

UK 15

video

written by Boudleaux Bryant, Joni Mitchell, Dan McCafferty, Darrell Sweet, Pete Agnew & Manny Charlton
78.05/1977

Sheena Is a Punk Rocker by The Ramones

        

MP3

from Rocket to Russia   

CD

MP3

46

US 81
UK 22

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #457]
[Sire 746]
written by Joey Ramone
79.05/1977

Spot the Pigeon by Genesis

        

MP3

from Spot the Pigeon EP   

CD

MP3

45

UK 14

video

[EP]
written by Tony Banks, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford & Steve Hackett
80.08/1977

Dancin' in the Moonlight by Thin Lizzy

        

MP3

from Bad Reputation   

CD

MP3

45

UK 14

video

written by Phil Lynott
81.08/1977

Jungle Love by Steve Miller Band

        

MP3

from Book of Dreams   

CD

MP3

45

US 23

video

[Capitol 4466]
written by Greg Douglass (as Greg Douglas) & Leonard L. Turner
82.05/1977

It's a Game by Bay City Rollers

        

MP3

from It's a Game   

CD

MP3

44

UK 16

video

written by Chris Adams
83.06/1977

Queen's First EP: Good Old-Fashioned Lover Boy/Death on Two Legs/Tenement Funster/White Queen by Queen

        

MP3

from A Day at the Races   

CD

MP3

44

UK 17

video

written by Freddie Mercury
84.01/1977

Long Time by Boston

        

MP3

from Boston   

CD

MP3

42

US 22

video

[Epic 50329]
written by Tom Scholz
85.07/1977

Christine Sixteen by KISS

        

MP3

from Love Gun   

CD

MP3

42

US 25

video

[Casablanca 889]
written by Gene Simmons
86.02/1977

Do Ya by Electric Light Orchestra

        

MP3

from A New World Record   

CD

MP3

42

US 24

video

(US Only) new version of their first hit (as "the move")
[United Artists 939]
written by Jeff Lynne
87.06/1977

(Remember the Days of the) Old Schoolyard by Cat Stevens

        

MP3

from Izitso   

CD

MP3

41

US 33
US AC 28
UK 44

video

[A&M 1948]
written by Cat Stevens
88.07/1977

Hard Rock Cafe by Carole King

        

MP3

from Simple Things   

CD

MP3

41

US 30
US AC 8

video

[Capitol 4455]
written by Carole King
89.04/1977

Mainstreet by Bob Seger

        

MP3

from Night Moves   

CD

MP3

37

US 24

video

[Capitol 4422]
written by Bob Seger
90.03/1977

Tie Your Mother Down by Queen

        

MP3

from A Day at the Races   

CD

MP3

37

US 49
UK 31
[Elektra 45385]
written by Brian May
91.11/1977

Point of Know Return by Kansas

        

MP3

from Point of Know Return   

CD

MP3

36

US 28[Kirshner 4273]
written by Phil Ehart, Robby Steinhardt & Steve Walsh
92.09/1977

Changes in Lattitudes, Changes in Attitudes by Jimmy Buffett

        

MP3

from Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes   

CD

MP3

36

US 37
US AC 11
US country 24

video

[ABC 12305]
written by Jimmy Buffett
93.08/1977

Cat Scratch Fever by Ted Nugent

        

MP3

from Cat Scratch Fever   

CD

MP3

34

US 30

video

[Epic 50425]
written by Ted Nugent
94.12/1977

Street Corner Serenade by Wet Willie

        

MP3

from Manorisms   

CD

MP3

33

US 30

video

[Epic 50478]
written by Michael Duke, Jimmy Hall & Marshall Smith
95.07/1977

Prove It by Television

        

MP3

from Marquee Moon   

CD

MP3

32

UK 25

video

written by Tom Verlaine
96.05/1977

People in Love by 10cc

        

MP3

from Deceptive Bends   

CD

MP3

32

US 40
US AC 23
UK 51
[Mercury 73917]
written by Graham Gouldman & Eric Stewart
97.10/1977

Heroes by David Bowie

        

MP3

from Heroes   

CD

MP3

32

UK 24 [Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #46]
[RCA 11121]
written by David Bowie & Brian Eno
98.11/1977

Going for the One by Yes

        

MP3

from Going for the One   

CD

MP3

32

UK 24

video

written by Jon Anderson
99.07/1977

I Knew the Bride by Dave Edmunds

        

MP3

from Get It   

CD

MP3

29

UK 26

video

[Swan Song 70113]
written by Nick Lowe
100.06/1977

Hot Love, Cold World by Bob Welch

        

MP3

from French Kiss   

CD

MP3

28

US 31

video

[Capitol 4479]
written by Bob Welch & John Henning

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