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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.
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

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' Eyes
Eagles
25
Shining Star
Earth, Wind and Fire
26
You Sexy Thing
Hot Chocolate
27
Shine On You Crazy Diamond
Pink Floyd
28
Jive Talkin'
Bee Gees
29
Get Down Tonight
KC and the Sunshine Band
30
50 Ways To Leave Your Lover
Paul Simon
31
Love Rollercoaster
Ohio Players
32
Crazy On You
Heart
33
Sister Golden Hair
America
34
Slow Ride
Foghat
35
The Hustle
Van McCoy
36
S.O.S.
ABBA
37
Hurricane
Bob Dylan
38
Evil Woman
Electric Light Orchestra
39
Black Betty
Starstruck Band/Ram Jam
40
Landslide
Fleetwood Mac
41
You're My Best Friend
Queen
42
Mamma Mia
ABBA
43
Sailing
Rod Stewart
44
T.N.T.
AC/DC
45
This Will Be
Natalie Cole
46
Tush
ZZ Top
47
Take It To the Limit
Eagles
48
Fooled Around and Fell In Love
Elvin Bishop
49
Why Can't We Be Friends
War
50
Magic Man
Heart
51
I Want You
Marvin Gaye
52
Sara Smile
Daryl Hall And John Oates
53
All By Myself
Eric Carmen
54
Feel Like Makin' Love
Bad Company
55
Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain
Willie Nelson
56
Let's Do It Again
Staple Singers
57
I Don't Want To Talk About It
Rod Stewart
58
Let The Music Play
Barry White
59
Love Will Keep Us Together
Captain And Tennille
60
Reasons
Earth, Wind And Fire
61
Rhinestone Cowboy
Glen Campbell
62
For The Love Of You
Isley Brothers
63
Make Me Smile
Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel
64
Wake Up Everybody
Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes
65
Misty Blue
Dorothy Moore
66
Golden Years
David Bowie
67
Let Your Love Flow
Bellamy Brothers
68
Dream Weaver
Gary Wright
69
Someone Saved My Life Tonight
Elton John
70
It's a Long Way to the Top
AC/DC
71
Sweet Thing
Rufus featuring Chaka Kahn
72
Nights On Broadway
Bee Gees
73
Stranglehold
Ted Nugent
74
Fly, Robin, Fly
Silver Convention
75
Sing A Song
Earth, Wind And Fire
76
Cortez The Killer
Neil Young
77
Fight The Power
Isley Brothers
78
Right Back Where We Started From
Maxine Nightingale
79
Gloria
Patti Smith Group
80
Jungleland
Bruce Springsteen
81
Mississippi
Pussycat
82
At Seventeen
Janis Ian
83
Green Grass and High Tides
Outlaws
84
Theme From Mahogany
Diana Ross
85
Roadrunner
Modern Lovers
86
Eighteen With A Bullet
Pete Wingfield
87
Say You Love Me
Fleetwood Mac
88
Walk Away From Love
David Ruffin
89
Have a Cigar
Pink Floyd
90
Welcome To The Machine
Pink Floyd
91
Hair Of the Dog
Nazareth
92
Love Machine
Miracles
93
Who Loves You
Four Seasons
94
Strange Magic
Electric Light Orchestra
95
How Sweet It Is
James Taylor
96
Listen To What The Man Said
Wings
97
It Only Takes A Minute
Tavares
98
Miracles
Jefferson Starship
99
Bad Luck
Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes
100
Shooting Star
Bad Company
20 more worth mentioning.
101
Old Days
Chicago
102
Squeeze Box
The Who
103
Water No Get Enemy
Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70
104
The Agony And The Ecstasy
Smokey Robinson
105
Boogie Fever
Sylvers
106
Love Is Alive
Gary Wright
107
Games People Play
Spinners
108
Fallin' In Love
Hamilton, Joe Frank And Reynolds
109
What Am I Gonna Do With You
Barry White
110
Trampled Under Foot
Led Zeppelin
111
Have You Never Been Mellow
Olivia Newton-John
112
Saturday Night Special
Lynyrd Skynyrd
113
Supernatural Thing
Ben E. King
114
Island Girl
Elton John
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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