You'll never guess the 10 biggest songs of the 1970s

If you get 10/10 on this, you should probably be in the music biz.

Every song listed below was a big hit. They still get a lot of play to this day. But only ten of them can claim to be the No. 1 song of the year.

We looked at the Billboard Year-End Hot 100 singles chart for every year of the 1970s. This is Billboard's tally of the top hits of the entire year.

Try to guess what the No. 1 song of the year was throughout the decade. Getting a perfect score might be harder than writing a catchy tune.

  1. What was Billboard's No. 1 song of 1970?
  2. What was Billboard's No. 1 song of 1971?
  3. What was Billboard's No. 1 song of 1972?
  4. What was Billboard's No. 1 song of 1973?
  5. What was Billboard's No. 1 song of 1974?
  6. What was Billboard's No. 1 song of 1975?
  7. What was Billboard's No. 1 song of 1976?
  8. What was Billboard's No. 1 song of 1977?
  9. What was Billboard's No. 1 song of 1978?
  10. What was Billboard's No. 1 song of 1979?

You'll never guess the 10 biggest songs of the 1970s

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Biz 2 months ago
Music and hugs are two things I NEED in my life to stay healthy and happy❣️I need them to survive, along with O2, H2O, and nourishment. Each having equal importance to me.
frances3agape 2 months ago
Probably my WORST quiz results ever - 6 of 10.
But during my poor college years, I did not own a radio or record player!
mtm frances3agape 2 months ago
you did better than me...and I'm a denizen of the 70's....just listened to better music in that decade
Lillyrose 2 months ago
4 out of 10. I was born in 1970, so they were all guesses.
MartinRohrbach 2 months ago
5 for 10! LOL Never was a big fan of "pop" music, but I know that I've heard all of those songs at least a bazillion times. Yawn...

Side Note: Rod Stewart's "Tonight's The Night"....it never worked out to be "the" night for me! Had to wait until the '80s for that to happen! LOLOL
hermanstein2015 3 months ago
You got 6 out of 10 guess I don't pay attention to that stuff.
AMgirl 3 months ago
Got 10/10, listened to the radio constantly from 1970-79, especially when I was stationed overseas w/the military for 2 years, no American TV, so everyone listen to Armed Forces Radio Service (AFRS), which played the Top 40. Great 70s memories!
Granny 3 months ago
I only got half of them, but they were all good songs so it was hard to pick the best one. However, it was JOHN Denver who sang "Take Me Home, Country Roads", not Gilligan!
ItalGal68 Granny 3 months ago
Obviously, whoever prepared the Quiz needs to take the one listed under "Related!" :-)
Laura 3 months ago
7-10 at bad just barely a teen! 🎶🎙️🎸🥁🎧🎤🎷📻🎶😊
Lefluers1 3 months ago
I lived through the 70s, so I’d better remember most of these!
unctim 3 months ago
10/10! I listened to American Top 40 with Casey Kasem every week starting with Joy To The World!
kimmer 3 months ago
4/10.....I was playing music...not listening to it...lol
SMariePaul 3 months ago
"You got 2 out of 10
Looks like you're having problems with your radio reception. Better luck next time."

Oh boy lol 😂
kevopilis 3 months ago
3 for 10, I guessed at all of them. Anyway, it's not a big deal, when I was much younger, I thought
bands actually went to the radio station to play their songs, the innocent naïvete of yesteryear.
denisechick54 3 months ago
Oh wow I did terrible I loved all the songs just didnt know they were hits😍❤
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