100 Greatest Songs From 1977

Criteria: Songs listed are from Rock 'n' Roll and related sub-genres. Rankings are based on initial and lasting popularity and on acclaim received from critics and musicians.
Note: Yearly song lists go by earliest 'release date' (Single, Album, or Country of first release).
Not necessarily the year a song peaked in the U.S. charts.

Stayin' Alive - Bee Gees single cover
We Will Rock You - Queen single cover
Heroes - David Bowie single cover
Best Of My Love - The Emotions single cover
God Save the Queen - Sex Pistols single cover
Brick House - Commodores single cover
Dreams - Fleetwood Mac single cover
Paradise By the Dashboard Light single cover
1 Stayin' Alive The Bee Gees
2 We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions Queen
3 Heroes David Bowie
4 Best Of My Love The Emotions
5 God Save The Queen The Sex Pistols
6 Brick House The Commodores
7 Dreams Fleetwood Mac
8 Paradise By The Dashboard Light Meat Loaf
9 I Feel Love Donna Summer
10 Jamming Bob Marley and the Wailers
11 Flash Light Parliament
12 Wonderful Tonight Eric Clapton
13 Lust For Life Iggy Pop
14 Just the Way You Are Billy Joel
15 Got To Give It Up Marvin Gaye
16 Cocaine Eric Clapton
17 Shame Evelyn "Champagne" King
18 Night Fever The Bee Gees
19 Psycho Killer Talking Heads
20 Margaritaville Jimmy Buffett
21 Dust In The Wind Kansas
22 Running On Empty Jackson Browne
23 Fantasy Earth, Wind & Fire
24 One Love Bob Marley and the Wailers
25 How Deep Is Your Love The Bee Gees
26 Mr. Blue Sky Electric Light Orchestra
27 Alison Elvis Costello
28 Solsbury Hill Peter Gabriel
29 Sheena Is A Punk Rocker Ramones
30 Easy Commodores
31 Don't Stop Fleetwood Mac
32 Take A Chance On Me ABBA
33 Lovely Day Bill Withers
34 Barracuda Heart
35 Whole Lotta Rosie AC/DC
36 It's A Heartache Bonnie Tyler
37 The Passenger Iggy Pop
38 The Chain Fleetwood Mac
39 Strawberry Letter 23 Brothers Johnson
40 Love Is In The Air John Paul Young
41 Cold As Ice Foreigner
42 Like A Hurricane Neil Young
43 Three Little Birds Bob Marley and the Wailers
44 Float On Floaters
45 Give A Little Bit Supertramp
46 I Just Want To Be Your Everything Andy Gibb
47 Marquee Moon Television
48 Baby Come Back Player
49 You Make Loving Fun Fleetwood Mac
50 Wishing On A Star Rose Royce
51 She's Always A Woman Billy Joel
52 Sound And Vision David Bowie
53 Come Sail Away Styx
54 Pretty Vacant Sex Pistols
55 Only The Good Die Young Billy Joel
56 Uptown Top Ranking Althea and Donna
57 Dance, Dance, Dance Chic
58 More Than A Woman The Bee Gees
59 Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad Meat Loaf
60 Watching The Detectives Elvis Costello
61 Waiting In Vain Bob Marley and the Wailers
62 Bat Out Of Hell Meat Loaf
63 Everybody Dance Chic
64 You're In My Heart Rod Stewart
65 Complete Control The Clash
66 Nobody Does It Better Carly Simon
67 Peg Steely Dan
68 Serpentine Fire Earth, Wind & Fire
69 White Riot The Clash
70 If I Can't Have You Yvonne Elliman
71 Gold Dust Woman Fleetwood Mac
72 Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood Santa Esmeralda
73 Turn To Stone Electric Light Orchestra
74 Jet Airliner Steve Miller Band
75 Let There Be Rock AC/DC
76 Feels Like the First Time Foreigner
77 Footsteps In The Dark Isley Brothers
78 Denis Blondie
79 Two Tickets To Paradise Eddie Money
80 That Smell Lynyrd Skynyrd
81 Back In Love Again L.T.D.
82 One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer George Thorogood & The Destroyers
83 Movin' Out Billy Joel
84 Lay Down Sally Eric Clapton
85 Mull Of Kintyre Wings
86 It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Barry White
87 Trans Europe Express Kraftwerk
88 Deacon Blues Steely Dan
89 Oh Honey Delegation
90 Blue Bayou Linda Ronstadt
91 Sweet Talkin' Woman Electric Light Orchestra
92 Voyage To Atlantis Isley Brothers
93 Holidays In The Sun Sex Pistols
94 What's Your Name Lynyrd Skynyrd
95 Rockaway Beach Ramones
96 Scenes From An Italian Restaurant Billy Joel
97 In The City The Jam
98 I've Got Love On My Mind Natalie Cole
99 Baby Hold On Eddie Money
100 Closer To The Heart Rush
20 more worth mentioning.
101 The Name of the Game ABBA
102 She's Not There Santana
103 Zoom Commodores
104 Hot Legs Rod Stewart
105 Emotion Samantha Sang
106 Ffun Con Funk Shun
107 The Load-Out/Stay Jackson Browne
108 Jungle Love Steve Miller Band
109 Love's Holiday Earth, Wind & Fire
110 Heard It In A Love Song Marshall Tucker Band
111 Swingtown Steve Miller Band
112 Isn't It Time Babys
113 Your Smiling Face James Taylor
114 Slide Slave
115 Short People Randy Newman
116 Cat Scratch Fever Ted Nugent
117 Jack And Jill Raydio
118 Just A Song Before I Go Crosby, Stills & Nash
119 Dance With Me Peter Brown
120 Godzilla Blue Öyster Cult
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 1977
Brian's Choice: An unheralded great record from 1977
* Southern Girls Cheap Trick
Lew's Choice:
* Someone To Lay Down Beside Me Karla Bonoff
Bruce's Choice:
* Jet Boy, Jet Girl Elton Motello
Adam's Choice:
* The Right Feeling At The Wrong Time Hot
Brett's Choice:
* Baby It's Cold Outside Pezband

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