We have come to the final post in the songs of the 70s series. 1979 was yet again a great year for music and a lot of the bands who became big stars in the 80s were starting to release singles. See if your favourite is here.


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The Songs of the 70s B-L


Beach Boys – Lady Lynda  (6)

Boney M – Hooray Hooray It’s a Holi-Holiday (3)

Commodores – Still  (4)

Elvis Costello – Accidents Will Happen  (28)

Errol Dunkley – O.K. Fred (11)

Earth Wind and Fire – After The Love Has Gone  (4)

Dave Edmunds – Girl’s Talk  (4)

Gonzalez – Haven’t Stopped Dancing Yet  (15)




Eddy Grant – Living On The Front Line  (11)

Joe Jackson – Is She Really Going Out With Him  (13)

Jags – Back Of My Hand  (17)

Rickie Lee Jones – Chuck E’s In Love  (18)

Kandidate – I Don’t Wanna Lose You  (11)

Janet Kay – Silly Games  (2)

KC and the Sunshine Band – Please Don’t Go  (3)

Bill Lovelady – Reggae For It Now  (12)

Lene Lovich – Lucky Number  (3)

Lene Lovich – Say When  (19)


Songs Of The 70’s M-R


McFadden and Whitehead – Ain.t No Stopping Us Now  (5)

Madness – One Step Beyond  (7)

Meat Loaf – Bat Out Of Hell  (15)

Monks – Nice Legs Shame About Her Face  (19)

Gary Moore – Parisienne Walkways  (8)

Motors – Forget About You  (13)

Nolans – I’m In The Mood For Dancing  (3)

Peaches and Herb – Reunited  (4)

Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now  (9)

Queen – Crazy Little Thing Called Love  (2)

Racey – Some Girls  (2)




Gerry Rafferty – Get It Right Next Time  (30)

Real Thing – Can You Feel The Force  (5)

B. A. Robertson – Bang Bang  (2)

Kenny Rogers – She Believes In Me  (42)

Rose Royce – Is It Love You’re After  (13)

Ruts – Babylon’s Burning   (7)


Songs Of The 70’s S-X


Sad Cafe – Every Day Hurts  (3)

Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band – We’ve Got Tonight  (41)

Selecter – On My Radio (8)

Sham 69 – Hersham Boys  (6)

Skids – Into The Valley  (19)

Specials – Gangsters  (6)

Specials – A Message To You Rudy  (10)

Squeeze – Cool For Cats  (2)

Squeeze – Up The Junction  (2)

Edwin Starr – Contact  (6)

Edwin Starr – H.A.P.P.Y  (9)

Status Quo – Whatever You Want  (4)

Amii Stewart – Knock On Wood  (6)

Rod Stewart – Ain’t Love A Bitch  (11)

Donna Summer – Hot Stuff  (11)





Suoertramp – The Logical Song  (7)

Supertramp – Breakfast In America  (9)

Syreeta – With You I’m Born Again  (2)

Thin Lizzy – Waiting For An Alibi  (9)

Thin Lizzy – Do Anything You Want To Do  (14)

Thin Lizzy – Sarah  (24)

Three Degrees – Woman In Love  (3)

Three Degrees – My Simple Heart  (9)

Tourists – I Only Want To Be With You  (4)




Randy Vanwarmer – Just When I Needed You Most  (8)

Village People – In The Navy  (2)

Village People – Go West  (15)

John Williams – Cavatina  (13)

XTC – Making Plans For Nigel  (17)


That’s it for the songs of the 70’s series. I hope you have enjoyed the memories of songs you may have forgotten about or maybe never even heard before. Leave a comment below and let me know your favourite songs from the 70’s.

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