Magic 100 Essential Songs of the 70s Countdown

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The 1970s, the disco queens, the rhinestone cowboys, flashy rock stars like Elton John and Freddie Mercury filled stadiums.

The Carpenters and Tony Orlando and Dawn filled the airwaves.

And no matter which was your favourite, these songs take you back to a time of hippies, fondue parties and leisure suits.

Check out the full list from our Magic 100 Essential Songs of the 70's Countdown:

  1. Imagine - John Lennon
  2. The Air That I Breathe - The Hollies
  3. Take It Easy - Eagles
  4. Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
  5. Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac
  6. Let It Be - The Beatles
  7. Dancing Queen - ABBA
  8. Maggie May - Rod Stewart
  9. American Pie - Don McClean
  10. Piano Man - Billy Joel
  11. Night Fever - Bee Gees
  12. Crocodile Rock - Elton John
  13. Tequila Sunrise - Eagles
  14. Who'll Stop The Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival
  15. Horse With No Name - America
  16. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
  17. Your Song - Elton John
  18. Rivers Of Babylon - Boney M
  19. Hooked On A Feeling - Blue Swede
  20. My Sweet Lord - George Harrison
  21. Waterloo - ABBA
  22. Love Grows - Edison Lighthouse
  23. I Will Survive - Gloria Gaynor
  24. Stay - Jackson Browne
  25. Lola - The Kinks
  26. Candle In The Wind - Elton John
  27. Venus - Shocking Blue
  28. It's Too Late - Carol King
  29. Guitar Man - Bread
  30. You're So Vain - Carly Simon
  31. Midnight Special - Creedence Clearwater Revival
  32. Midnight Train To Georgia - Gladys Knight & The Pips
  33. Sorrow - David Bowie
  34. Don't Stop - Fleetwood Mac
  35. Take It To The Limit - Eagles
  36. Afternoon Delight - Starland Vocal Band
  37. Rocket Man - Elton John
  38. Joy To The World - Three Dog Night
  39. Drift Away - Dobie Gray
  40. You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth - Meatloaf
  41. April Sun In Cuba - Dragon
  42. Knocking On Heavens Door - Bob Dylan
  43. Rock Your Baby - George McRae
  44. Long & Winding Road - The Beatles
  45. Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress - The Hollies
  46. I Can See Clearly Now - Johnny Nash
  47. Burning Love - Elvis Presley
  48. It Never Rains In Southern California - Albert Hammond
  49. You're In My Heart - Rod Stewart
  50. Band On The Run - Wings
  51. Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me - Elton John
  52. Listen To The Music - Doobie Brothers
  53. Without You - Nilsson
  54. Let You Love Flow  - Bellamy Brothers
  55. Hotel California - Eagles
  56. Stuck In The Middle With You - Stealers Wheel
  57. Mamma Mia - ABBA
  58. Rhinestone Cowboy - Glen Campbell
  59. Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty
  60. December 63 Oh What A Night - Four Seasons
  61. Teach Your Children - Crosby Still Nash & Young
  62. Are You Old Enough - Dragon
  63. Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
  64. Nature - Fourmyula
  65. Sylvias Mother - Dr Hook
  66. Day After Day - Badfinger
  67. I'm Not In Love - 10CC
  68. Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John & Kiki Dee
  69. Fernando - ABBA
  70. If You Leave Me Now - Chicago
  71. Wasted Days & Wasted Nights- Freddie Fender
  72. Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac
  73. Me And You And A Dog Named Boo - Lobo
  74. I Am I Said - Neil Diamond
  75. The Gambler - Kenny Rogers
  76. Mull Of Kintyre - Wings
  77. Heart Of Glass - Blondie
  78. Livin' Thing - Electric Light Orchestra
  79. Spirit In The Sky - Norman Greenbaum
  80. Jive Talking - Bee Gees
  81. Sundown - Gordon Lightfoot
  82. Have You Ever Seen The Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival
  83. Loves Me Like A Rock - Paul Simon
  84. Tonights The Night - Rod Stewart
  85. Howzat - Sherbet
  86. Killing Me Softly - Roberta Flack
  87. Wild World - Cat Stevens
  88. Telephone Line - Electric Light Orchestra
  89. Living Next Door To Alice - Smokie
  90. Dance All Around The World - Blerta
  91. Photograph - Ringo Starr
  92. How Can I Mend A Broken Heart - Bee Gees
  93. Old Time Rock N Roll - Bob Seger
  94. We've Only just Begun - The Carpenters
  95. Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffet
  96. If You Could Read My Mind - Gordon Lightfoot
  97. Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey - Paul & Linda McCartney
  98. Cool Change - Little River Band
  99. Dreadlock Holiday - 10CC
  100. Heart Of Gold - Neil Young