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100 Greatest Songs From 1975

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.
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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

Born To Run single cover
Bohemian Rhapsody single cover
Tangled Up In Blue single cover
One Of These Nights single cover
Low Rider single cover
I'm Not In Love single cover
Rhiannon single cover
Sweet Emotion single cover
Rock and Roll All Nite single cover
That's the Way I Like It single cover
Fame single cover
1
Born To Run
Bruce Springsteen
2
Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen
3
Walk This Way
Aerosmith
4
Kashmir
Led Zeppelin
5
Tangled Up In Blue
Bob Dylan
6
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
7
Thunder Road
Bruce Springsteen
8
One Of These Nights
Eagles
9
Low Rider
War
10
I'm Not In Love
10cc
11
Tear The Roof Off The Sucker
Parliament
12
Rhiannon
Fleetwood Mac
13
Sweet Emotion
Aerosmith
14
Rock And Roll All Nite
KISS
15
That's The Way (I Like It)
KC and the Sunshine Band
16
Fame
David Bowie
17
Love To Love You Baby
Donna Summer
18
Love Is The Drug
Roxy Music
19
That's the Way Of The World
Earth, Wind And Fire
20
December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night)
Four Seasons
21
Philadelphia Freedom
Elton John
22
Young Americans
David Bowie
23
I Love Music
O'Jays
24
Lyin' Eye
Eagles
25
50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
Paul Simon
26
Love Rollercoaster
Ohio Players
27
Shining Star
Earth, Wind and Fire
28
Sister Golden Hair
America
29
You Sexy Thing
Hot Chocolate
30
Shine On You Crazy Diamond
Pink Floyd
31
Slow Ride
Foghat
32
Jive Talkin'
Bee Gees
33
Get Down Tonight
KC and the Sunshine Band
34
The Hustle
Van McCoy
35
S.O.S.
ABBA
36
Hurricane
Bob Dylan
37
Evil Woman
Electric Light Orchestra
38
Landslide
Fleetwood Mac
39
You're My Best Friend
Queen
40
Mamma Mia
ABBA
41
Sailing
Rod Stewart
42
T.N.T.
AC/DC
43
This Will Be
Natalie Cole
44
Tush
ZZ Top
45
Take It To the Limit
Eagles
46
Fooled Around and Fell In Love
Elvin Bishop
47
Why Can't We Be Friends
War
48
Magic Man
Heart
49
I Want You
Marvin Gaye
50
Sara Smile
Daryl Hall And John Oates
51
All By Myself
Eric Carmen
52
Feel Like Makin' Love
Bad Company
53
Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain
Willie Nelson
54
Let's Do It Again
Staple Singers
55
I Don't Want To Talk About It
Rod Stewart
56
Let The Music Play
Barry White
57
Love Will Keep Us Together
Captain And Tennille
58
Reasons
Earth, Wind And Fire
59
Rhinestone Cowboy
Glen Campbell
60
Let Your Love Flow
Bellamy Brothers
61
Golden Years
David Bowie
62
Dream Weaver
Gary Wright
63
For The Love Of You
Isley Brothers
64
Make Me Smile
Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel
65
Wake Up Everybody
Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes
66
Someone Saved My Life Tonight
Elton John
67
It's a Long Way to the Top
AC/DC
68
Sweet Thing
Rufus featuring Chaka Kahn
69
Nights On Broadway
Bee Gees
70
Stranglehold
Ted Nugent
71
Fly, Robin, Fly
Silver Convention
72
Sing A Song
Earth, Wind And Fire
73
Cortez The Killer
Neil Young
74
Fight The Power
Isley Brothers
75
Right Back Where We Started From
Maxine Nightingale
76
Gloria
Patti Smith Group
77
Jungleland
Bruce Springsteen
78
Mississippi
Pussycat
79
At Seventeen
Janis Ian
80
Green Grass and High Tides
Outlaws
81
Theme From Mahogany
Diana Ross
82
Roadrunner
Modern Lovers
83
Eighteen With A Bullet
Pete Wingfield
84
Say You Love Me
Fleetwood Mac
85
Walk Away From Love
David Ruffin
86
Have a Cigar
Pink Floyd
87
Welcome To The Machine
Pink Floyd
88
Hair Of the Dog
Nazareth
89
Love Machine
Miracles
90
Who Loves You
Four Seasons
91
Strange Magic
Electric Light Orchestra
92
How Sweet It Is
James Taylor
93
Listen To What The Man Said
Wings
94
It Only Takes A Minute
Tavares
95
Miracles
Jefferson Starship
96
Bad Luck
Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes
97
Shooting Star
Bad Company
98
Old Days
Chicago
99
The Agony And The Ecstasy
Smokey Robinson
100
Squeeze Box
The Who
20 more worth mentioning.
101
Boogie Fever
Sylvers
102
Love Is Alive
Gary Wright
103
Games People Play
Spinners
104
Fallin' In Love
Hamilton, Joe Frank And Reynolds
105
Houses Of The Holy
Led Zeppelin
106
What Am I Gonna Do With You
Barry White
107
Trampled Under Foot
Led Zeppelin
108
Have You Never Been Mellow
Olivia Newton-John
109
Saturday Night Special
Lynyrd Skynyrd
110
Supernatural Thing
Ben E. King
111
Over My Head
Fleetwood Mac
112
Island Girl
Elton John
113
Movin'
Brass Construction
114
Send In The Clowns
Judy Collins
115
Bad Blood
Neil Sedaka
116
Sweet Love
Commodores
117
Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out
Bruce Springsteen
118
My Little Town
Simon And Garfunkel
119
Rockin' Chair
Gwen McCrae
120
Rockin' All Over The World
John Fogerty
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 1975
Brian's Choice: An unheralded great record from 1975
*
For Shame Of Doing Wrong
Richard And Linda Thompson
Lew's Choice:
*
Blue Guitar
Justin Hayward And 10cc
Bruce's Choice:
*
The Wall
John Fogerty
Adam's Choice:
*
Tezeta
Mahmoud Ahmed
Brett's Choice:
*
Marlina
Bay City Rollers




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