The biggest hits from the 70s playlist

From folk to disco or rock and roll, the Seventies were a decade of great music in all genres, and many of the biggest hits from that decade are still beloved and played on the radio even now.

Today we’re looking back at some of the biggest chart toppers from the 70s – each of the hits on our list held the number 1 spot for multiple weeks at a time. Are any of your favourites on this list?

Wings – Mull of Kintyre

Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody

John Travolta and Olivia Newton John – You’re the One That I Want

Bay City Rollers – Bye Bye Baby

Brotherhood of Man – Save Your Kisses for Me

ABBA – Dancing Queen

Art Garfunkel – Bright Eyes

Rod Stewart – Maggie May

Tony Orlando and Dawn – Knock Three Times

Pink Floyd – Another Brick in the Wall (Part II)

Mungo Jerry – In the Summertime

Do you use Spotify? Listen to the whole playlist here!

How old were you when these songs first played on the radio?

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13th Nov 2019
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Eddy Votex
Steve Gibbons band.
7th Aug 2017
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Maggie May. It's one of those that people remember where they were when they first heard it, mine was a friend's 21st birthday party.
28th Nov 2015
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Joan Fraser
28th Nov 2015
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They all bring back different memories 🙂 mainly about being young, free, and single, and not relising at the time how good life was!

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