Whether you had Saturday night fever in the s, or you weren't even born yet, you have to appreciate the decade for its great music. Of course, '70s movies were pretty great, too. Every genre, from funk and soul to rock and disco, earned its own unique place in the music world during these formative years. While they all produced very different sounds, they all have one thing in common: These artists created the best '70s songs of all time. Regardless of what type of music you prefer, you'll appreciate the hits on this list: They totally defined the decade. The moment you press play, these tunes will transport you back to an era filled with bell-bottoms, hot pants, and platform shoes. You'll know the words to many songs on this list, like "American Pie" and "Dancing Queen.
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The following artists were featured in top of the chart for the highest total number of weeks during the s. The following songs were featured in top of the chart for the highest total number of weeks during the s. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Wikimedia list article. Rolling Stones. Warner Bros. United Artists.
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The s were when icons were born. With the groundwork for a new sense of aesthetic and personal freedom laid in the swinging 60s, people experimented with their sound, look and entire persona in more and more extreme ways. In London there was punk, with The Sex Pistols and The Clash leading a tribe of pierced, leather-clad young upstarts that stuck two fingers up to the establishment. From somewhere in space landed David Bowie and Marc Bolan — two otherworldly angels at the forefront of glam rock.
Whether you remember them fondly or weren't even alive yet, the s was an interesting decade for the music industry. Who can forget the disco queens and rhinestone cowboys? No matter which genre is your favorite, these popular songs will take you back to a time of hippies, fondue parties and leisure suits and don't forget to check out our guide to unforgettable '60s moments and the hit songs of summer through the years too! This duo made sweet music together despite not always getting along. Their songs could lull you into a meditative trance, and "Bridge Over Troubled Water" is a prime example of the magic they made while working as a team. Falling in love is sweet and sappy It perfectly captures that butterflies in the feeling you get when you start to fall for someone.