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100 Greatest Songs From 1977

Criteria: Songs listed are from Rock 'n' Roll and related sub-genres. Rankings are based on initial and lasting popularity and on acclaim received from critics and musicians.
Edited By:
Note: Yearly song lists go by earliest 'release date' (Single, Album, or Country of first release).
Not necessarily the year a song peaked in the U.S. charts.
No.
Song
Artist

Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees single cover
We Will Rock You - Queen single cover
Heroes - David Bowie single cover
Best Of My Love - The Emotions single cover
God Save the Queen - Sex Pistols single cover
Brick House - Commodores single cover
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac single cover
Paradise By the Dashboard Light single cover
I Feel Love - Donna Summer single cover
Lust For Life - Iggy Pop single cover
Just the Way You Are - Billy Joel single cover
1
Stayin' Alive
The Bee Gees
2
We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions
Queen
3
Heroes
David Bowie
4
Best Of My Love
The Emotions
5
God Save The Queen
The Sex Pistols
6
Brick House
The Commodores
7
Dreams
Fleetwood Mac
8
Paradise By The Dashboard Light
Meat Loaf
9
I Feel Love
Donna Summer
10
Jamming
Bob Marley and the Wailers
11
Flash Light
Parliament
12
Wonderful Tonight
Eric Clapton
13
Lust For Life
Iggy Pop
14
Just the Way You Are
Billy Joel
15
Got To Give It Up
Marvin Gaye
16
Cocaine
Eric Clapton
17
Shame
Evelyn "Champagne" King
18
Night Fever
The Bee Gees
19
Psycho Killer
Talking Heads
20
Margaritaville
Jimmy Buffett
21
Dust In The Wind
Kansas
22
Running On Empty
Jackson Browne
23
Fantasy
Earth, Wind & Fire
24
Mr. Blue Sky
Electric Light Orchestra
25
Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
Ramones
26
How Deep Is Your Love
The Bee Gees
27
Alison
Elvis Costello
28
Don't Stop
Fleetwood Mac
29
Solsbury Hill
Peter Gabriel
30
Easy
Commodores
31
Float On
Floaters
32
Give A Little Bit
Supertramp
33
Watching The Detectives
Elvis Costello
34
Wishing On A Star
Rose Royce
35
You Make Loving Fun
Fleetwood Mac
36
Whole Lotta Rosie
AC/DC
37
Complete Control
The Clash
38
Cold As Ice
Foreigner
39
Denis
Blondie
40
Back In Love Again
L.T.D.
41
Mull Of Kintyre
Wings
42
Strawberry Letter 23
Brothers Johnson
43
Barracuda
Heart
44
Only The Good Die Young
Billy Joel
45
Come Sail Away
Styx
46
One Love
Bob Marley and the Wailers
47
If I Can't Have You
Yvonne Elliman
48
Black Betty
Ram Jam
49
Pretty Vacant
Sex Pistols
50
Like A Hurricane
Neil Young
51
Sound And Vision
David Bowie
52
She's Not There
Santana
53
The Load-Out/Stay
Jackson Browne
54
The Chain
Fleetwood Mac
55
You're In My Heart
Rod Stewart
56
Jet Airliner
Steve Miller Band
57
She's Always A Woman
Billy Joel
58
Feels Like the First Time
Foreigner
59
Marquee Moon
Television
60
I've Got Love On My Mind
Natalie Cole
61
Take A Chance On Me
ABBA
62
Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad
Meat Loaf
63
What's Your Name
Lynyrd Skynyrd
64
I Just Want To Be Your Everything
Andy Gibb
65
Dance, Dance, Dance
Chic
66
Deacon Blues
Steely Dan
67
It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down
Barry White
68
Bat Out Of Hell
Meat Loaf
69
Gold Dust Woman
Fleetwood Mac
70
Ooh Boy
Rose Royce
71
White Riot
The Clash
72
Emotion
Samantha Sang
73
Isn't It Time
Babys
74
Swingtown
Steve Miller Band
75
Lovely Day
Bill Withers
76
Baby Hold On
Eddie Money
77
Ffun
Con Funk Shun
78
Hot Legs
Rod Stewart
79
Lay Down Sally
Eric Clapton
80
Peg
Steely Dan
81
Baby Come Back
Player
82
One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer
George Thorogood & The Destroyers
83
Voyage To Atlantis
Isley Brothers
84
Jack And Jill
Raydio
85
Swayin' To The Music
Johnny Rivers
86
Serpentine Fire
Earth, Wind & Fire
87
Two Tickets To Paradise
Eddie Money
88
Just A Song Before I Go
Crosby, Stills & Nash
89
That Smell
Lynyrd Skynyrd
90
Scenes From An Italian Restaurant
Billy Joel
91
Blue Bayou
Linda Ronstadt
92
It's A Heartache
Bonnie Tyler
93
More Than A Woman
The Bee Gees
94
Jungle Love
Steve Miller Band
95
Dance With Me
Peter Brown
96
Sweet Talkin' Woman
Electric Light Orchestra
97
Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
Santa Esmeralda
98
Movin' Out
Billy Joel
99
Love Is In The Air
John Paul Young
100
Uptown Top Ranking
Althea and Donna
20 more worth mentioning.
101
The Passenger
Iggy Pop
102
Holidays In The Sun
Sex Pistols
103
Cat Scratch Fever
Ted Nugent
104
Footsteps In The Dark
Isley Brothers
105
Your Smiling Face
James Taylor
106
In The City
The Jam
107
Lucille
Kenny Rogers
108
Nobody Does It Better
Carly Simon
109
Trans Europe Express
Kraftwerk
110
Way Down
Elvis Presley
111
Short People
Randy Newman
112
Closer To The Heart
Rush
113
Heard It In A Love Song
Marshall Tucker Band
114
The Name Of The Game
ABBA
115
Turn To Stone
Electric Light Orchestra
116
Love's Holiday
Earth, Wind & Fire
117
Baby, What a Big Surprise
Chicago
118
I'm In You
Peter Frampton
119
Whatcha Gonna Do
Pablo Cruise
120
Our Love
Natalie Cole
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 1977
Brian's Choice: An unheralded great record from 1977
*
Southern Girls
Cheap Trick
Lew's Choice:
*
Someone To Lay Down Beside Me
Karla Bonoff
Bruce's Choice:
*
Jet Boy, Jet Girl
Elton Motello
Adam's Choice:
*
True Fine Love
Steve Miller Band
Brett's Choice:
*
Baby It's Cold Outside
Pezband




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