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AH Gold
post Sep 19 2015, 04:03 PM
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1970s Top 40 Rate

Number 1s

Below is a chronological list of all the singles which peaked at No.1 in the UK during the 1970s. Rate your faves, and the winner will go through to the final Ultimate Top 40 (where it will join the best No.2, No.3 etc).

Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
Lee Marvin - Wand'rin' Star
Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
Dana - All Kinds Of Everything
Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
England World Cup Squad '70 - Back Home
Christie - Yellow River
Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime
Elvis Presley - The Wonder Of You
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tears Of A Clown
Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
Matthews' Southern Comfort - Woodstock
Jimi Hendrix Experience - Voodoo Chile
Dave Edmunds - I Hear You Knockin'
Clive Dunn - Grandad
George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
Mungo Jerry - Baby Jump
T.Rex - Hot Love
Dave & Ansil Collins - Double Barrel
Dawn - Knock Three Times
Middle Of The Road - Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep
T.Rex - Get It On
Diana Ross - I'm Still Waiting
The Tams - Hey Girl Don't Bother Me
Rod Stewart - Maggie May
Slade - Cos I Luv You
Benny Hill - Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West)
The New Seekers - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing
T.Rex - Telegram Sam
Chicory Tip - Son Of My Father
Nilsson - Without You
The Pipes & Drums & Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards - Amazing Grace
T.Rex - Metal Guru
Don McLean - Vincent
Slade - Take Me Bak 'Ome
Donny Osmond - Puppy Love
Alice Cooper - School's Out
Rod Stewart - You Wear It Well
Slade - Mama Weer All Crazee Now
David Cassidy - How Can I Be Sure
Lieutenant Pigeon - Mouldy Old Dough
Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair
Chuck Berry - My Ding-A-Ling
Little Jimmy Osmond - Long Haired Lover From Liverpool
Sweet - Blockbuster
Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize
Donny Osmond - Twelfth Of Never
Gilbert O'Sullivan - Get Down
Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree
Wizzard - See My Baby Jive
Suzi Quatro - Can The Can
10cc - Rubber Bullets
Slade - Skweeze Me Pleeze Me
Peters & Lee - Welcome Home
Gary Glitter - I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am)
Donny Osmond - Young Love
Wizzard - Angel Fingers
The Simon Park Orchestra - Eye Level
David Cassidy - Daydreamer / The Puppy Song
Gary Glitter - I Love You Love Me Love
Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody
The New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me
Mud - Tiger Feet
Suzi Quatro - Devil Gate Drive
Alvin Stardust - Jealous Mind
Paper Lace - Billy Don't Be A Hero
Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun
Abba - Waterloo
The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love
Ray Stevens - The Streak
Gary Glitter - Always Yours
Charles Aznavour - She
George McCrae - Rock Your Baby
The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again
The Osmonds - Love Me For A Reason
Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
John Denver - Annie's Song
Sweet Sensation - Sad Sweet Dreamer
Ken Boothe - Everything I Own
David Essex - Gonna Make You A Star
Barry White - You're The First The Last My Everything
Mud - Lonely This Christmas
Status Quo - Down Down
The Tymes - Ms Grace
Pilot - January
Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)
Telly Savalas - If
The Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby
Mud - Oh Boy
Tammy Wynette - Stand By Your Man
Windsor Davies & Don Estelle - Whispering Grass
10cc - I'm Not In Love
Johnny Nash - Tears On My Pillow
The Bay City Rollers - Give A Little Love
Typically Tropical - Barbados
The Stylistics - Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)
Rod Stewart - Sailing
David Essex - Hold Me Close
Art Garfunkel - I Only Have Eyes For You
David Bowie - Space Oddity
Billy Connolly - D.I.V.O.R.C.E.
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
Abba - Mamma Mia
Slik - Forever And Ever
Four Seasons - December '63 (Oh What A Night)
Tina Charles - I Love To Love (But My Baby Just Loves To Dance)
Brotherhood Of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me
Abba - Fernando
J.J. Barrie - No Charge
The Wurzels - Combine Harvester (Brand New Key)
The Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything
Demis Roussos - The Roussos Phenomenon (EP)
Elton John & Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
Abba - Dancing Queen
Pussycat - Mississippi
Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
Showaddywaddy - Under The Moon Of Love
Johnny Mathis - When A Child Is Born
David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us
Julie Covington - Don't Cry For Me Argentina
Leo Sayer - When I Need You
Manhattan Transfer - Chanson D'Amour
Abba - Knowing Me Knowing You
Deniece Williams - Free
Rod Stewart - I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest
Kenny Rogers - Lucille
The Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go
Hot Chocolate - So You Win Again
Donna Summer - I Feel Love
Brotherhood Of Man - Angelo
The Floaters - Float On
Elvis Presley - Way Down
David Soul - Silver Lady
Baccara - Yes Sir I Can Boogie
Abba - Name Of The Game
Wings - Mull Of Kintyre/Girls' School
Althia & Donna - Up Town Top Ranking
Brotherhood Of Man - Figaro
Abba - Take A Chance On Me
Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights
Brian & Michael - Matchstalk Men & Matchstalk Cats & Dogs
The Bee Gees - Night Fever
Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon/Brown Girl In The Ring
John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - You're The One That I Want
The Commodores - Three Times A Lady
10cc - Dreadlock Holiday
John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - Summer Nights
The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap
Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy
Boney M - Mary's Boy Child-Oh My Lord
The Village People - Y.M.C.A.
Ian Dury & The Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
Blondie - Heart Of Glass
The Bee Gees - Tragedy
Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
Art Garfunkel - Bright Eyes
Blondie - Sunday Girl
Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
Tubeway Army - Are Friends Electric?
The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays
Cliff Richard - We Don't Talk Anymore
Gary Numan - Cars
The Police - Message In A Bottle
The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star
Lena Martell - One Day At A Time
Dr Hook - When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman
The Police - Walking On The Moon
Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)

As this one will be tough for many to whittle down, you have a choice to do a +50 vote:

+50
+49
+48
+47
+46
+45
+44
+43
+42
+41
+40
+39
+38
+37
+36
+35
+34
+33
+32
+31
+30
+29
+28
+27
+26
+25
+24
+23
+22
+21
+20
+19
+18
+17
+16
+15
+14
+13
+12
+11
+10
+9
+8
+7
+6
+5
+4
+3
+2
+1

or you can use the standard +30 rate:

+30
+29
+28
+27
+26
+25
+24
+23
+22
+21
+20
+19
+18
+17
+16
+15
+14
+13
+12
+11
+10
+9
+8
+7
+6
+5
+4
+3
+2
+1

or if you can narrow these down further, you can do a +20 rate:

+20
+19
+18
+17
+16
+15
+14
+13
+12
+11
+10
+9
+8
+7
+6
+5
+4
+3
+2
+1

Best of luck!


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+50 Donna Summer - I Feel Love
+49 Abba - Knowing Me Knowing You
+48 Blondie - Heart Of Glass
+47 Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
+46 Tubeway Army - Are Friends Electric?
+45 Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights
+44 The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love
+43 Abba - Take A Chance On Me
+42 T.Rex - Hot Love
+41 T.Rex - Metal Guru
+40 George McCrae - Rock Your Baby
+39 Baccara - Yes Sir I Can Boogie
+38 Ian Dury & The Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
+37 Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
+36 Abba - Dancing Queen
+35 Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy
+34 Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
+33 Wizzard - See My Baby Jive
+32 Sweet - Blockbuster
+31 The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star
+30 Abba - Mamma Mia
+29 Abba - Waterloo
+28 Slade - Mama Weer All Crazee Now
+27 Chicory Tip - Son Of My Father
+26 Tina Charles - I Love To Love (But My Baby Just Loves To Dance)
+25 The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap
+24 Dr Hook - When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman
+23 Althia & Donna - Up Town Top Ranking
+22 Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
+21 Status Quo - Down Down
+20 Mud - Tiger Feet
+19 10cc - Rubber Bullets
+18 George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
+17 Slade - Cos I Luv You
+16 Four Seasons - December '63 (Oh What A Night)
+15 The Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything
+14 Hot Chocolate - So You Win Again
+13 Julie Covington - Don't Cry For Me Argentina
+12 Sweet Sensation - Sad Sweet Dreamer
+11 John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - You're The One That I Want
+10 The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays
+9 Alice Cooper - School's Out
+8 10cc - I'm Not In Love
+7 The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again
+6 Suzi Quatro - Devil Gate Drive
+5 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tears Of A Clown
+4 Dave & Ansil Collins - Double Barrel
+3 Alvin Stardust - Jealous Mind
+2 Gary Glitter - I Love You Love Me Love
+1 Rod Stewart - You Wear It Well
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50 The Simon Park Orchestra - Eye Level (FAVOURITE)
49 The Village People - Y.M.C.A.
48 The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays
47 Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody
46 Abba - Name Of The Game
45 Gary Glitter - I Love You Love Me Love
44 John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - Summer Nights
43 Middle Of The Road - Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep
42 Abba - Dancing Queen
41 The Bee Gees - Night Fever
40 Clive Dunn - Grandad
39 Cliff Richard - We Don't Talk Anymore
38 Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon/Brown Girl In The Ring
37 The Police - Message In A Bottle
36 Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
35 Boney M - Mary's Boy Child-Oh My Lord
34 Gary Numan - Cars
33 Hot Chocolate - So You Win Again
32 The Bee Gees - Tragedy
31 John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - You're The One That I Want
30 The Wurzels - Combine Harvester (Brand New Key)
29 Elvis Presley - The Wonder Of You
28 Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy
27 The Police - Walking On The Moon
26 Elvis Presley - Way Down
25 John Denver - Annie's Song
24 Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree
23 The Commodores - Three Times A Lady
22 Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun
21 Johnny Mathis - When A Child Is Born
20 Lieutenant Pigeon - Mouldy Old Dough
19 Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
18 Mud - Lonely This Christmas
17 Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights
16 The Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby
15 10cc - I'm Not In Love
14 Brian & Michael - Matchstalk Men & Matchstalk Cats & Dogs
13 Four Seasons - December '63 (Oh What A Night)
12 Brotherhood Of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me
11 Tina Charles - I Love To Love (But My Baby Just Loves To Dance)
10 Rod Stewart - I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest
9 Abba - Take A Chance On Me
8 10cc - Dreadlock Holiday
7 Blondie - Heart Of Glass
6 Art Garfunkel - Bright Eyes
5 Blondie - Sunday Girl
4 Tubeway Army - Are Friends Electric?
3 The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star
2 Dr Hook - When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman
1 Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)


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Sorry for not being more proactive in this vote as I was in the 80s but I'm not too familiar with the 70s. I can't wait for the 90s though! Will be rock hard!!!
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+50 Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
+49 Four Seasons - December '63 (Oh What A Night)
+48 Don McLean - Vincent
+47 Baccara - Yes Sir I Can Boogie
+46 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tears Of A Clown
+45 Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
+44 Rod Stewart - I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest
+43 Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
+42 The Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything
+41 Nilsson - Without You
+40 10cc - I'm Not In Love
+39 Leo Sayer - When I Need You
+38 Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights
+37 Barry White - You're The First The Last My Everything
+36 Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
+35 Rod Stewart - Maggie May
+34 The Commodores - Three Times A Lady
+33 Abba - Waterloo
+32 Diana Ross - I'm Still Waiting
+31 Blondie - Sunday Girl
+30 Abba - Mamma Mia
+29 Elton John & Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
+28 The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays
+27 Abba - Knowing Me Knowing You
+26 George McCrae - Rock Your Baby
+25 Tina Charles - I Love To Love (But My Baby Just Loves To Dance)
+24 The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again
+23 Hot Chocolate - So You Win Again
+22 Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
+21 Abba - Take A Chance On Me
+20 Blondie - Heart Of Glass
+19 John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - You're The One That I Want
+18 Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize
+17 Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody
+16 Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree
+15 Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
+14 Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
+13 Suzi Quatro - Can The Can
+12 The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star
+11 Tammy Wynette - Stand By Your Man
+10 Johnny Mathis - When A Child Is Born
+9 Abba - Dancing Queen
+8 Abba - Fernando
+7 Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
+6 The Village People - Y.M.C.A.
+5 Art Garfunkel - Bright Eyes
+4 T.Rex - Get It On
+3 Donna Summer - I Feel Love
+2 Charles Aznavour - She
+1 The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love
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50 The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star
49 Tubeway Army - Are Friends Electric?
48 Blondie - Sunday Girl
47 Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
46 T.Rex - Get It On
45 Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights
44 T.Rex - Hot Love
43 Donna Summer - I Feel Love
42 Blondie - Heart Of Glass
41 Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)
40 Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
39 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tears Of A Clown
38 George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
37 Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
36 Jimi Hendrix Experience - Voodoo Chile
35 The Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything
34 Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
33 The Police - Message In A Bottle
32 Gary Numan - Cars
31 Althia & Donna - Up Town Top Ranking
30 Barry White - You're The First The Last My Everything
29 Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize
28 David Bowie - Space Oddity
27 Suzi Quatro - Devil Gate Drive
26 Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon/Brown Girl In The Ring
25 Abba - Take A Chance On Me
24 Nilsson - Without You
23 The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again
22 10cc - Dreadlock Holiday
21 John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - You're The One That I Want
20 The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays
19 T.Rex - Metal Guru
18 Wizzard - See My Baby Jive
17 Tammy Wynette - Stand By Your Man
16 The Police - Walking On The Moon
15 Mud - Tiger Feet
14 10cc - I'm Not In Love
13 Julie Covington - Don't Cry For Me Argentina
12 Suzi Quatro - Can The Can
11 Deniece Williams - Free
10 Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
09 Rod Stewart - Maggie May
08 The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love
07 Ian Dury & The Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
06 The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap
05 John Denver - Annie's Song
04 Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
03 Alice Cooper - School's Out
02 Baccara - Yes Sir I Can Boogie
01 The Stylistics - Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)
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+50 Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
+49 Don McLean - Vincent
+48 Donna Summer - I Feel Love
+47 Althia & Donna - Up Town Top Ranking
+46 The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again
+45 The New Seekers - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing
+44 Diana Ross - I'm Still Waiting
+43 The Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go
+42 Sweet Sensation - Sad Sweet Dreamer
+41 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tears Of A Clown

+40 Dana - All Kinds Of Everything
+39 The Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything
+38 Pussycat - Mississippi
+37 The Wurzels - Combine Harvester (Brand New Key)
+36 The Tymes - Ms Grace
+35 The Tams - Hey Girl Don't Bother Me
+34 The Stylistics - Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)
+33 Elvis Presley - The Wonder Of You
+32 Charles Aznavour - She
+31 The Floaters - Float On

+30 Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
+29 Barry White - You're The First The Last My Everything
+28 Tubeway Army - Are Friends Electric?
+27 The New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me
+26 Windsor Davies & Don Estelle - Whispering Grass
+25 10cc - I'm Not In Love
+24 Dave & Ansil Collins - Double Barrel
+23 Wizzard - See My Baby Jive
+22 Tina Charles - I Love To Love (But My Baby Just Loves To Dance)
+21 Deniece Williams - Free

+20 Brian & Michael - Matchstalk Men & Matchstalk Cats & Dogs
+19 Brotherhood Of Man - Figaro
+18 Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
+17 Wizzard - Angel Fingers
+16 Blondie - Sunday Girl
+15 The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays
+14 Gary Numan - Cars
+13 John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - Summer Nights
+12 Four Seasons - December '63 (Oh What A Night)
+11 Tammy Wynette - Stand By Your Man

+10 David Bowie - Space Oddity
+9 John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - You're The One That I Want
+8 Ian Dury & The Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
+7 Johnny Nash - Tears On My Pillow
+6 Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon/Brown Girl In The Ring
+5 Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree
+4 Little Jimmy Osmond - Long Haired Lover From Liverpool
+3 Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
+2 The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap
+1 Ken Boothe - Everything I Own
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+50 Diana Ross - I'm Still Waiting
+49 Freda Payne - Band Of Gold
+48 Donna Summer - I Feel Love
+47 Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights
+46 Elton John & Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart
+45 John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - You're The One That I Want
+44 Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive
+43 Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
+42 Tammy Wynette - Stand By Your Man
+41 Barry White - You're The First The Last My Everything
+40 Blondie - Heart Of Glass
+39 Abba - Mamma Mia
+38 John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - Summer Nights
+37 Abba - Waterloo
+36 Dana - All Kinds Of Everything
+35 The Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby
+34 Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
+33 Baccara - Yes Sir I Can Boogie
+32 The Commodores - Three Times A Lady
+31 Abba - Fernando
+30 Brotherhood Of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me
+29 Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
+28 Gary Numan - Cars
+27 Abba - Knowing Me Knowing You
+26 The Osmonds - Love Me For A Reason
+25 Boney M - Mary's Boy Child-Oh My Lord
+24 Abba - Dancing Queen
+23 The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again
+22 Mud - Lonely This Christmas
+21 Abba - Take A Chance On Me
+20 The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star
+19 Alice Cooper - School's Out
+18 Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize
+17 The Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything
+16 Julie Covington - Don't Cry For Me Argentina
+15 Donny Osmond - Puppy Love
+14 Rod Stewart - I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest
+13 Abba - Name Of The Game
+12 The Bee Gees - Night Fever
+11 Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody
+10 The Village People - Y.M.C.A.
+9 Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon/Brown Girl In The Ring
+8 Johnny Nash - Tears On My Pillow
+7 Chicago - If You Leave Me Now
+6 The Bee Gees - Tragedy
+5 Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
+4 Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy
+3 Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
+2 Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
+1 The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays
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Difficult again...but the ones at the top are definitely in the right places

+50 Donna Summer - I Feel Love
+49 T.Rex - Hot Love
+48 Lieutenant Pigeon - Mouldy Old Dough
+47 Johnny Mathis - When A Child Is Born
+46 Gary Numan - Cars
+45 Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody
+44 T.Rex - Get It On
+43 Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime
+42 Baccara - Yes Sir I Can Boogie
+41 Tubeway Army - Are Friends Electric?
+40 Dave & Ansil Collins - Double Barrel
+39 Slade - Cos I Luv You
+38 Sweet - Blockbuster
+37 Manhattan Transfer - Chanson D'Amour
+36 Abba - Knowing Me Knowing You
+35 Althia & Donna - Up Town Top Ranking
+34 Ian Dury & The Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
+33 Chicory Tip - Son Of My Father
+32 David Essex - Gonna Make You A Star
+31 Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
+30 Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize
+29 The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star
+28 Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
+27 Peters & Lee - Welcome Home
+26 Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun
+25 Blondie - Heart Of Glass
+24 David Bowie - Space Oddity
+23 Art Garfunkel - Bright Eyes
+22 Blondie - Sunday Girl
+21 Lee Marvin - Wand'rin' Star
+20 Jimi Hendrix Experience - Voodoo Chile
+19 The New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me
+18 T.Rex - Metal Guru
+17 The Simon Park Orchestra - Eye Level
+16 Demis Roussos - The Roussos Phenomenon (EP)
+15 Mud - Tiger Feet
+14 The Wurzels - Combine Harvester (Brand New Key)
+13 Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)
+12 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tears Of A Clown
+11 Rod Stewart - Maggie May
+10 Status Quo - Down Down
+09 Dawn - Knock Three Times
+08 Anita Ward - Ring My Bell
+07 Abba - Take A Chance On Me
+06 The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again
+05 Abba - Dancing Queen
+04 George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
+03 Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights
+02 Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
+01 Pink Floyd - Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)
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sorry Althia & Donna, Gloria Gaynor, Queen, Waterloo....doh! Left with 50 top-notch classics (including under-rated faves)....




+50 Abba - Knowing Me Knowing You
+49 Abba - Dancing Queen
+48 Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
+47 The Bee Gees - Night Fever
+46 Donna Summer - I Feel Love
+45 T.Rex - Hot Love
+44 Nilsson - Without You
+43 David Cassidy - How Can I Be Sure
+42 George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
+41 Wizzard - See My Baby Jive


+40 T.Rex - Metal Guru
+39 Abba - Mamma Mia
+38 T.Rex - Get It On
+37 10cc - I'm Not In Love
+36 Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
+35 Slade - Coz I Luv You
+34 Abba - Fernando
+33 The Bee Gees - Tragedy
+32 Hot Chocolate - So You Win Again
+31 Dave & Ansil Collins - Double Barrel


+30 Mud - Tiger Feet
+29 Abba - Name Of The Game
+28 Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
+27 Suzi Quatro - Devil Gate Drive
+26 Tubeway Army - Are Friends Electric?
+25 Four Seasons - December '63 (Oh What A Night)
+24 Sweet - Blockbuster
+23 George McCrae - Rock Your Baby
+22 The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star
+21 Wizzard - Angel Fingers


+20 The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays
+19 10cc - Rubber Bullets
+18 Matthews' Southern Comfort - Woodstock
+17 Cliff Richard - We Don't Talk Anymore
+16 David Bowie - Space Oddity
+15 Diana Ross - I'm Still Waiting
+14 Dave Edmunds - I Hear You Knockin'
+13 Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
+12 The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love
+11 Blondie - Sunday Girl


+10 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tears Of A Clown
+9 Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)
+8 Alice Cooper - School's Out
+7 Sweet Sensation - Sad Sweet Dreamer
+6 Blondie - Heart Of Glass
+5 Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights
+4 The Tams - Hey Girl Don't Bother Me
+3 10cc - Dreadlock Holiday
+2 Rod Stewart - Maggie May
+1 Abba - Take A Chance On Me
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+50 Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights
+49 David Bowie - Space Oddity
+48 Jimi Hendrix Experience - Voodoo Chile
+47 Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II)
+46 The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays
+45 Blondie - Heart Of Glass
+44 The Police - Message In A Bottle
+43 Tubeway Army - Are Friends Electric?
+42 The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap
+41 Abba - Knowing Me Knowing You
+40 Ian Dury & The Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
+39 Blondie - Sunday Girl
+38 The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star
+37 Art Garfunkel - Bright Eyes
+36 Nilsson - Without You
+35 Althia & Donna - Up Town Top Ranking
+34 Rod Stewart - Maggie May
+33 T.Rex - Hot Love
+32 Gary Numan - Cars
+31 Matthews' Southern Comfort - Woodstock
+30 Gary Glitter - I Love You Love Me Love
+29 Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody
+28 John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - Summer Nights
+27 Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)
+26 T.Rex - Metal Guru
+25 Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun
+24 Abba - Waterloo
+23 David Soul - Silver Lady
+22 Brian & Michael - Matchstalk Men & Matchstalk Cats & Dogs
+21 Baccara - Yes Sir I Can Boogie
+20 10cc - Rubber Bullets
+19 Alice Cooper - School's Out
+18 Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
+17 Wings - Mull Of Kintyre/Girls' School
+16 Slade - Cos I Luv You
+15 Showaddywaddy - Under The Moon Of Love
+14 Rod Stewart - You Wear It Well
+13 T.Rex - Get It On
+12 Dave Edmunds - I Hear You Knockin'
+11 Dave & Ansil Collins - Double Barrel
+10 Gary Glitter - I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am)
+9 Mud - Tiger Feet
+8 Sweet - Blockbuster
+7 Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize
+6 Paper Lace - Billy Don't Be A Hero
+5 Slade - Mama Weer All Crazee Now
+4 The New Seekers - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing
+3 Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
+2 Ken Boothe - Everything I Own
+1 10cc - I'm Not In Love



Wings would be higher but I can't stand Mull Of Kintyre. Girlschool however is brilliant.


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Number Ones - The Results!

So the big one then? What's your best 70s number one? One of the usual and often favoured classics like Bo Rhap or Wuthering Heights? Or something else?

These chart toppers got no votes at all:

England World Cup Squad '70 - Back Home
Christie - Yellow River
Mungo Jerry - Baby Jump
Benny Hill - Ernie (The Fastest Milkman In The West)
T.Rex - Telegram Sam
The Pipes & Drums & Military Band Of The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards - Amazing Grace
Slade - Take Me Bak 'Ome
Gilbert O'Sullivan - Clair
Chuck Berry - My Ding-A-Ling
Donny Osmond - Twelfth Of Never
Gilbert O'Sullivan - Get Down
Slade - Skweeze Me Pleeze Me
Donny Osmond - Young Love
David Cassidy - Daydreamer / The Puppy Song
Ray Stevens - The Streak
Gary Glitter - Always Yours
Pilot - January
Telly Savalas - If
Mud - Oh Boy
The Bay City Rollers - Give A Little Love
Typically Tropical - Barbados
Rod Stewart - Sailing
David Essex - Hold Me Close
Art Garfunkel - I Only Have Eyes For You
Billy Connolly - D.I.V.O.R.C.E.
Slik - Forever And Ever
J.J. Barrie - No Charge
David Soul - Don't Give Up On Us
Kenny Rogers - Lucille
Brotherhood Of Man - Angelo
Lena Martell - One Day At A Time


As for the rest:

2. Kate Bush - Wuthering Heights 250
3. Tubeway Army - Are Friends Electric? 237
4. Blondie - Heart Of Glass 233
5. Abba - Knowing Me Knowing You 230
6. T.Rex - Hot Love 213
7. Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water 210
8. Freda Payne - Band Of Gold 206
9. The Buggles - Video Killed The Radio Star 205
10. The Boomtown Rats - I Don't Like Mondays 188

11. Gary Numan - Cars 186
12. Baccara - Yes Sir I Can Boogie 184
13. Blondie - Sunday Girl 172
14. Althia & Donna - Up Town Top Ranking 171
15. Abba - Dancing Queen 165
16. Smokey Robinson & The Miracles - Tears Of A Clown 153
17. The Real Thing - You To Me Are Everything 148
18. Pink Floyd - Another Brick In The Wall (Part II) 147
19. T.Rex - Get It On 145
Nilsson - Without You 145
21. T.Rex - Metal Guru 144
Queen - Bohemian Rhapsody 144
23. Diana Ross - I'm Still Waiting 141
24. 10cc - I'm Not In Love 140
25. Abba - Mamma Mia 138
26. Barry White - You're The First The Last My Everything 137
27. John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - You're The One That I Want 136
28. Gloria Gaynor - I Will Survive 133
29. The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again 129
30. Anita Ward - Ring My Bell 128
31. David Bowie - Space Oddity 127
Abba - Take A Chance On Me 127
Ian Dury & The Blockheads - Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick 127
34. Abba - Waterloo 123
John Travolta & Olivia Newton John - Summer Nights 123
36. Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody 120
37. Wizzard - See My Baby Jive 115
Four Seasons - December '63 (Oh What A Night) 115
39. The Police - Message In A Bottle 114
40. Dave & Ansil Collins - Double Barrel 110
41. Slade - Cos I Luv You 107
42. Jimi Hendrix Experience - Voodoo Chile 104
43. George Harrison - My Sweet Lord 102
Sweet - Blockbuster 102
Slade - Cum On Feel The Noize 102
Hot Chocolate - So You Win Again 102
47. The Bee Gees - Night Fever 100
48. George McCrae - Rock Your Baby 99
49. Don McLean - Vincent 97
50. Rod Stewart - Maggie May 91
51. Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel - Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me) 90
52. Mud - Tiger Feet 89
The Commodores - Three Times A Lady 89
54. Abba - Name Of The Game 88
55. Tina Charles - I Love To Love (But My Baby Just Loves To Dance) 84
56. Tammy Wynette - Stand By Your Man 81
The Wurzels - Combine Harvester (Brand New Key) 81
58. Boney M - Rivers Of Babylon/Brown Girl In The Ring 79
Johnny Mathis - When A Child Is Born 78
60. Gary Glitter - I Love You Love Me Love 77
61. Edison Lighthouse - Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) 76
Dana - All Kinds Of Everything 76
63. Elton John & Kiki Dee - Don't Go Breaking My Heart 75
The Boomtown Rats - Rat Trap 75
65. Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun 73
Abba - Fernando 73
67. The Bee Gees - Tragedy 71
Art Garfunkel - Bright Eyes 71
69. Lieutenant Pigeon - Mouldy Old Dough 68
Rod Stewart - I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest 68
71. The Simon Park Orchestra - Eye Level 67
Rod Stewart - Do Ya Think I'm Sexy 67
73. The Rubettes - Sugar Baby Love 65
The Village People - Y.M.C.A. 65
75. Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky 62
Elvis Presley - The Wonder Of You 62
77. Sweet Sensation - Sad Sweet Dreamer 61
78. Chicory Tip - Son Of My Father 60
Suzi Quatro - Devil Gate Drive 60
Boney M - Mary's Boy Child-Oh My Lord 60
81. Alice Cooper - School's Out 58
10cc - Rubber Bullets 58
83. Brian & Michael - Matchstalk Men & Matchstalk Cats & Dogs 56
Cliff Richard - We Don't Talk Anymore 56
85. Chicago - If You Leave Me Now 53
86. The Bay City Rollers - Bye Bye Baby 51
87. Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting 50
88. Matthews' Southern Comfort - Woodstock 49
The New Seekers - I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing 49
90. The New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me 46
91. Dawn - Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree 45
92. Middle Of The Road - Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep 43
The Police - Walking On The Moon 43
Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime 43
David Cassidy - How Can I Be Sure 43
The Jacksons - Show You The Way To Go 43
97. Brotherhood Of Man - Save Your Kisses For Me 42
Julie Covington - Don't Cry For Me Argentina 42
99. Clive Dunn - Grandad 40
Mud - Lonely This Christmas 40
101. Leo Sayer - When I Need You 39
The Tams - Hey Girl Don't Bother Me 39
103. Wizzard - Angel Fingers 38
Pussycat - Mississippi 38
105. Manhattan Transfer - Chanson D'Amour 37
106. The Tymes - Ms Grace 36
107. The Stylistics - Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) 35
108. Charles Aznavour - She 34
109. Slade - Mama Weer All Crazee Now 33
10cc - Dreadlock Holiday 33
111. David Essex - Gonna Make You A Star 32
Deniece Williams - Free 32
113. Status Quo - Down Down 31
The Floaters - Float On 31
115. Peters & Lee - Welcome Home 27
116. Elvis Presley - Way Down 26
Dr Hook - When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman 26
Dave Edmunds - I Hear You Knockin' 26
The Osmonds - Love Me For A Reason 26
Windsor Davies & Don Estelle - Whispering Grass 26
121. John Denver - Annie's Song 25
Suzi Quatro - Can The Can 25
123. David Soul - Silver Lady 23
124. Lee Marvin - Wand'rin' Star 21
125. Brotherhood Of Man - Figaro 19
126. Wings - Mull Of Kintyre/Girls' School 17
127. Demis Roussos - The Roussos Phenomenon (EP) 16
128. Donny Osmond - Puppy Love 15
Rod Stewart - You Wear It Well 15
Johnny Nash - Tears On My Pillow 15
Showaddywaddy - Under The Moon Of Love 15
132. Gary Glitter - I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) 10
133. Dawn - Knock Three Times 9
134. Paper Lace - Billy Don't Be A Hero 6
135. Little Jimmy Osmond - Long Haired Lover From Liverpool 4
136. Alvin Stardust - Jealous Mind 3
Ken Boothe - Everything I Own 3

which leaves:

1. Donna Summer - I Feel Love 288



The Ultimate 1970s Top 40:

1. Donna Summer - I Feel Love
2. Sparks - This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us
3. T-Rex - 20th Century Boy
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5. Blondie - Hanging On The Telephone
6. Carpenters - (They Long To Be) Close To You
7. Al Green - Let's Stay Together
8. Plastic Bertrand - Ca Plane Pour Moi
9. Wings - Live And Let Die
10. David Bowie - Starman
11. Stevie Wonder - Superstition
12. Buzzcocks - Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)
13. Blondie - Union City Blue
14. Temptations - Papa Was A Rollin' Stone
15. Sly & The Family Stone - Family Affair
16. Blue Oyster Cult - Don't Fear The Reaper
17. Sister Sledge - Lost In Music
18. Carpenters - Superstar/For All We Know
19. Lene Lovich - Say When
20. Commodores - Machine Gun
21. Martha & The Vandellas - Jimmy Mack
22. Boston - More Than A Feeling
23. X Ray Spex - The Day The World Turned Dayglo
24. David Bowie - Heroes
25. Jackie Wilson - (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher
26. Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
27. Barbra Streisand - Stoney End
28. Carpenters - We've Only Just Begun
29. Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground
30. Staple Singers - I'll Take You There
31. Undertones - Teenage Kicks
32. Natalie Cole - This Will Be
33. Jackson 5 - Never Can Say Goodbye
34. Undertones - Here Comes The Summer
35. The Clash - Clash City Rockers
36. Jeff Wayne's The War Of The Worlds - Eve Of The War
37. B-52s - Rock Lobster
38. Sex Pistols - Anarchy In The UK
39. Evelyn 'Champagne' King - Shame
40. The Jam - In The City
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Worthy winner and what an amzing chart!
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