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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
One Love
Bob Marley and the Wailers
25
How Deep Is Your Love
The Bee Gees
26
Mr. Blue Sky
Electric Light Orchestra
27
Alison
Elvis Costello
28
Solsbury Hill
Peter Gabriel
29
Sheena Is A Punk Rocker
Ramones
30
Easy
Commodores
31
Don't Stop
Fleetwood Mac
32
Take A Chance On Me
ABBA
33
Lovely Day
Bill Withers
34
Barracuda
Heart
35
Whole Lotta Rosie
AC/DC
36
It's A Heartache
Bonnie Tyler
37
The Passenger
Iggy Pop
38
The Chain
Fleetwood Mac
39
Strawberry Letter 23
Brothers Johnson
40
Black Betty
Ram Jam
41
Love Is In The Air
John Paul Young
42
Cold As Ice
Foreigner
43
Like A Hurricane
Neil Young
44
Three Little Birds
Bob Marley and the Wailers
45
Float On
Floaters
46
Give A Little Bit
Supertramp
47
I Just Want To Be Your Everything
Andy Gibb
48
Marquee Moon
Television
49
Baby Come Back
Player
50
You Make Loving Fun
Fleetwood Mac
51
Wishing On A Star
Rose Royce
52
She's Always A Woman
Billy Joel
53
Sound And Vision
David Bowie
54
Come Sail Away
Styx
55
Pretty Vacant
Sex Pistols
56
Only The Good Die Young
Billy Joel
57
Uptown Top Ranking
Althea and Donna
58
Dance, Dance, Dance
Chic
59
More Than A Woman
The Bee Gees
60
Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad
Meat Loaf
61
Watching The Detectives
Elvis Costello
62
Waiting In Vain
Bob Marley and the Wailers
63
Bat Out Of Hell
Meat Loaf
64
Everybody Dance
Chic
65
You're In My Heart
Rod Stewart
66
Complete Control
The Clash
67
Nobody Does It Better
Carly Simon
68
Peg
Steely Dan
69
Serpentine Fire
Earth, Wind & Fire
70
White Riot
The Clash
71
If I Can't Have You
Yvonne Elliman
72
Gold Dust Woman
Fleetwood Mac
73
Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
Santa Esmeralda
74
Turn To Stone
Electric Light Orchestra
75
Jet Airliner
Steve Miller Band
76
Let There Be Rock
AC/DC
77
Feels Like the First Time
Foreigner
78
Footsteps In The Dark
Isley Brothers
79
Denis
Blondie
80
Two Tickets To Paradise
Eddie Money
81
That Smell
Lynyrd Skynyrd
82
Back In Love Again
L.T.D.
83
One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer
George Thorogood & The Destroyers
84
Movin' Out
Billy Joel
85
Lay Down Sally
Eric Clapton
86
Mull Of Kintyre
Wings
87
It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down
Barry White
88
Trans Europe Express
Kraftwerk
89
Deacon Blues
Steely Dan
90
Oh Honey
Delegation
91
Blue Bayou
Linda Ronstadt
92
Sweet Talkin' Woman
Electric Light Orchestra
93
Voyage To Atlantis
Isley Brothers
94
Holidays In The Sun
Sex Pistols
95
What's Your Name
Lynyrd Skynyrd
96
Rockaway Beach
Ramones
97
Scenes From An Italian Restaurant
Billy Joel
98
In The City
The Jam
99
I've Got Love On My Mind
Natalie Cole
100
Baby Hold On
Eddie Money
20 more worth mentioning.
101
Closer To The Heart
Rush
102
The Name of the Game
ABBA
103
She's Not There
Santana
104
Zoom
Commodores
105
Hot Legs
Rod Stewart
106
Emotion
Samantha Sang
107
Ffun
Con Funk Shun
108
The Load-Out/Stay
Jackson Browne
109
Jungle Love
Steve Miller Band
110
Love's Holiday
Earth, Wind & Fire
111
Heard It In A Love Song
Marshall Tucker Band
112
Swingtown
Steve Miller Band
113
Isn't It Time
Babys
114
Your Smiling Face
James Taylor
115
Slide
Slave
116
Short People
Randy Newman
117
Cat Scratch Fever
Ted Nugent
118
Jack And Jill
Raydio
119
Just A Song Before I Go
Crosby, Stills & Nash
120
Dance With Me
Peter Brown
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:
*
The Right Feeling At The Wrong Time
Hot
Brett's Choice:
*
Baby It's Cold Outside
Pezband




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