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The Biggest Pop Hits from Every Year 1970-1979

 The 1970s was a time synonymous with fun fashions, dances, and amazing pop music. Since we've already covered the biggest smash hits of both the 1950s and 1960s, it's only right that we award the '70s with the same honor, since it was a decade that gave birth to so many of our favorite stars and groups. From Elton John and Barbara Streisand to Rod Stewart and the Bee Gees, this post is crammed full of disco classics, haunting ballads, and sizzling hot pop gems that are sure to remind you of the radio sounds of yesteryear. Here you'll find the biggest two hits from each year of the decade (1970-1979) and four bonus songs that were the biggest sellers of the 1970s as a whole. Get ready to dance!

 

 
1970 No. 1 - Simon and Garfunkel
1970 No. 2 - Carpenters
1971 No. 1 - Three Dog Night
1971 No. 2 - Rod Stewart
1972 No. 1 - Roberta Flack
1972 No. 2 - Gilbert O'Sullivan
1973 No. 1 - Tony Orlando and Dawn
1973 No. 2 - Jim Croce
1974 No. 1 - Barbra Streisand
1974 No. 2 - Terry Jacks
1975 No. 1 - Captain and Tennille
1975 No. 2 - Glen Campbell
1976 No. 1 - Wings
1976 No. 2 - Elton John and Kiki Dee
1977 No. 1 - Rod Stewart
1977 No. 2 - Andy Gibb
1978 No. 1 - Andy Gibb
1978 No. 2 - Bee Gees
1979 No. 1 - Knack
1979 No. 2 - Donna Summer
Bonus - Debby Boone
Bonus - Chic
Bonus - Bee Gees
Bonus - Marvin Gaye

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