1970s UK Singles and Albums Chart, common topic of discussion. (2023)

Now we come to a two part look at this week's charts in 1973. Singles charts first, UK first:

Week ending May 26, 1973

(Video) Top 10 Albums of the 1970s : Discussion

06 - 01 - 01 - Wizzard - Check out my jive baby
04 - 02 - 02 - The Cutie - HELL
06 - 05 - 03 - Perry Como - AND I LOVE YOU SO MUCH
12 - 03 - 04 - Dawn with Tony Orlando - Tie a yellow ribbon around the old oak tree
02 - 34 - 05 - Suzi Quatro - CAN THE CAN
04 - 14 - 06 - Chief Physician - ONE AND ONE IS ONE
04 - 09 - 07 - Deodato – THUS SPOKE ZARATHUSTRA (2001)
08 - 04 - 08 - Gary Glitter - HELLO! HELLO! I AM BACK AGAIN
07 - 08 - 09 - Hot Chocolate - BROTHER LOUIE
07 - 07 - 10 - Roger Daltrey - GIVE IT ALL
04 - 15 - 11 - Nazareth - DESTROYED ANGEL
06 - 18 - 12 - The Detroit Spinners - Could I be falling in love?
05 - 13 - 13 - Anne-Marie David - WONDERFUL DREAM
08-11-14 - Paul McCartney and Wings - MI AMOR
06 - 10 - 15 - Alice Cooper - NO MORE MR. GOOD GUY
07 - 06 - 16 - David Bowie - DRIVE-IN SÁBADO (SEATTLE - PHOENIX)
03 – 24 – 17 – Lou Reed – WALK ON THE WILD SIDE
02 – 35 – 18 – Stevie Wonder – YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE
06 - 16 - 19 - Judge Dread - BIG EIGHT
07 - 21 - 20 - Status Quo - Wicked Chick
09 - 17 - 21 - chicory tip - GOOD WUNDER CHRISTINA
11 - 12 - 22 - Geordie - ALL FOR YOU
02 - 47 - 23 - 10 BC - RUBBER BALL
02 – 48 – 24 – The Partridge Family mit David Cassidy – WALKING IN THE RAIN
04 – 25 – 25 – Detroit Emeralds – YOU WANT IT, YOU HAVE IT
13 - 23 - 26 - Shirley Bassey - NO, NO, NO (GROSS, GROSS, GROSS)
09 - 20 - 27 - Little Jimmy Osmond - TWEEDLEE DEE
03 - 38 - 28 - Fleetwood Mac - ALBATROS
03 – 31 – 29 – Cliff Richard – HELP IHM ALONG / TOMORROW RISES
04 - 27 - 30 - The Jeff Beck Group - Stimme: Rod Stewart - I'VE BEEN DRINKING
11 – 22 – 31 – Gilbert O’Sullivan – DOWN
02 – 39 – 32 – First Choice – ARMED AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS
09 - 33 - 33 - Carly Simon – DOING THE RIGHT THING
10 – 19 – 34 – David Cassidy – I AM A CLOWN / SOME KIND OF SUMMER
1 - NEW - 35 - Stealers Wheel - is right in the middle of it
1 – NEU – 36 – Elvis Presley – POLK SALAD ANNIE
05 - 45 - 37 - Gene Pitney - 24 SYCMORUS
12 – 26 – 38 – Donny Osmond – THE 12TH EVER
12 - 30 - 39 - Roxy Music - PYJAMARAMA
02 - 46 - 40 - The James Boys - AGAIN AND AGAIN
13 - 37 - 41 - O'Jays - TRAIN OF LOVE
1 - NEW - 42 - Gladys Knight And The Pips - NONE OF US (WANT TO BE THE FIRST TO SAY GOODBYE)
09 - 29 - 43 - Stuart Gillies - AMANDA
12 - 28 - 44 - mud - CRAZY
11 – 36 – 45 – Cliff Richard – Power to all our friends
1 - NEW - 46 - Peters and Lee - WELCOME HOME
07 - 32 - 47 - Tom Jones - CARTA A LUCILLE
26 – 41 – 48 – Little Jimmy Osmond with the congregation of Mike Curb – LIVERPOOL LONG HAIRED LOVER
13 – 50 – 49 – Kenny – HEART OF STONE
1 - NEU - 50 - Die Edgar Winter Group - FRANKENSTEIN

. . . and then what the US bought that same week (* = registered or registered in the UK; ** - not registered in the UK at all, not how):

(Video) Top 10 Decade Defining Songs: 1970s

Week ending May 26, 1973

12 - 04 - 01 - The Edgar Winter Group - FRANKENSTEIN*
07 - 06 - 02 - Paul McCartney y Wings - MI AMOR*
08 - 05 - 03 - Elton John - DANIEL*
02 - 15 - 04 - Sunrise with Tony Orlando - Tie a yellow ribbon around the old oak tree*
11 – 01 – 05 – Stevie Wonder – YOU ARE THE SUNSHINE OF MY LIFE*
10 - 09 - 06 - Sylvia - PILLOW TALK*
19 - 03 - 07 - The Sweet - LITTLE WILLY*
14 – 07 – 08 – Dobie Gray – DRIFT AWAY**
15 - 10 - 09 - Feldlerche - WILDE BLUME**
13 - 13 - 10 - Focus - THIS PART*
12 - 11 - 11 - Steely Dan - RUNNING OVER THE YEARS**
07 - 20 - 12 - Barry White - I'll love you a little more baby*
13 - 08 - 13 - Thieves Wheel - STUCK WITH YOU IN THE CENTER*
10 - 22 - 14 - Clint Holmes - PLAYGROUND IN MY BUTT
14-16-15 - Ohio Players - FUNKY WORM**
16 - 12 - 16 - Vicki Lawrence – THE NIGHT THE LIGHT OUT IN GEORGIA**
09 - 18 - 17 - Carly Simon – DOING THE RIGHT THING*
09 - 19 - 18 - Loggins and Messina - IN THINKING OF YOU**
07 - 23 - 19 - Elvis Presley - STEAM APOLINE BLUE** / FOOL*
15 - 14 - 20 - Jud Strunk - DAISY A DAY**
13 – 27 – 21 – New York City – I'm fine now*
07 - 25 - 22 - dr John - RIGHT PLACE, WRONG TIME**
08 - 26 - 23 - The Independents - LEAVING ME**
13 - 15 - 24 - WAR - THE CISCO CHILD**
09 – 30 – 25 – Billy Preston – IT WILL GO IN CIRCLES**
07 - 29 - 26 - Alice Cooper - NO MORE MR. GOOD GUY*
08 – 28 – 27 – Wolf – Sure it took a very, very long time**
03 – 38 – 28 – First Choice – ARMED AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS*
03 – 31 – 29 – [Detroit] Spinners – UNIQUE (LOVE)**
06 – 43 – 30 – The Doobie Brothers – LONG RUNNING TRAIN**
11 – 22 – 31 – John and Ernest – SUPER FLY MEETS SHAFT**
02 - 39 - 32 - Perry Como - AND I LOVE YOU SO MUCH*
14 - 34 - 33 - Barbara Fairchild - TEDDY BEAR SONG**
02 – 59 – 34 – George Harrison – GIVE ME LOVE – (GIVE ME PEACE ON EARTH)*
10 - 36 - 35 - The new birth - I CAN UNDERSTAND**
13 - 17 - 36 - Gilbert O'Sullivan - FROM THE QUESTION**
05 - 45 - 37 - The Blue Ridge Rangers - HEARTS OF STONE**
10 - 39 - 38 - Himbeeren - LET'S PRETEND**
09 - 42 - 39 - J. Geils Band - DÁMELO**
07 - 44 - 40 - Edward Bear - CLOSE YOUR EYES**
08 - 41 - 41 - Jerry Lee Lewis - DRINK WINE SPO-DEE O'DEE**
05 – 50 – 42 – Gladys Knight And The Pips – DAD MIGHT SHOR, I DECLARE**
09 - 46 - 43 - Gunhill Road - WHEN I HAD SHORT HAIR**
06 – 47 – 44 – Jim Croce – MAL, MAL LEROY BROWN**
11 – 45 – 45 – Glen Campbell – I KNEW JESUS ​​​​(Before I WAS A STAR)**
05 - 49 - 46 - The Rolling Stones - You Can't Always Get What You Want**
06 - 52 - 47 - Bloodstone - SUBIDA NATURAL*
14 - 24 - 48 - Carpenter - SING**
05 - 57 - 49 - Charlie Rich - DOORS CLOSED*
13 – 21 – 50 – Donny Osmond – THE 12TH EVER*

(Video) 🎤🌟 The Wonderful, Brief And Tragic Life Of One Of The Greatest Voices in 70's History 🎤🌟

And of course, what would it be like to look at charts without seeing the overlap between the two sides of the "puddle"?

#3 UK = #32 US
#4 UK = #4 US
#14 UK = #2 US
#15 UK = #26 US
#18 UK = #5 US
#32 UK = #28 US
#33 UK = #17 US
#35 UK = #13 US
#38 UK = #50 US
#50 UK = #1 US

(Video) Most Popular Song Each Month in the 70s

Based on the US singles, #1-3, 6-9, 11-14, 16, 21-25, 28-32, 34, 36, 43, 44, and 46-48 are represented in my collection; Going by the UK version it would be numbered 3, 7, 9 (! - this original was the last to be released on US label RAK before Mickie Most ended his label's distribution deal with US CBS Records), 12, 14, 17, 25, 28 (mono/stereo promo of this year's reissue), 31, 32, 35, 41, 42, 44 (released by U.S. Bell later in the year), 46 and 50.

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FAQs

What was the biggest selling single in 1970 UK? ›

Best-selling singles

Mungo Jerry had the best-selling single of the year with "In the Summertime". The single spent eleven weeks in the top 10 (including seven weeks at number one). "The Wonder of You" by Elvis Presley came in second place.

What was the biggest selling album of the 1970s in the UK? ›

The biggest-selling album of the 1970s in the UK was Bridge over Troubled Water by American duo Simon & Garfunkel. Released on 6 February 1970, it spent a total of 33 weeks at number one, and was the best-selling album of both 1970 and 1971.

What was in the top UK charts in 1970? ›

Top 100 1970
PositionArtistTitle
01Elvis PresleyThe Wonder Of You
02Mungo JerryIn The Summertime
03Freda PayneBand Of Gold
04Simon & GarfunkelBridge Over Troubled Water
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What was the biggest selling single of the 1970s? ›

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

What is the best-selling single of all time in the UK? ›

Best-selling songs based on combined sales
No.SingleCombined sales
1"Something About the Way You Look Tonight" / "Candle in the Wind 1997"4,950,898
2"Do They Know It's Christmas?"3,943,060
3"Last Christmas" / "Everything She Wants"3,184,026
4"Shape of You"3,006,404
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What was the biggest selling single in 1975 in the UK? ›

Best-selling singles

The Bay City Rollers had the best-selling single of the year with "Bye Bye Baby". The single spent ten weeks in the top 10 (including six weeks at number one) and was certified gold by the BPI.

Who has the most hits in the 70s UK? ›

Showaddywaddy had more UK hits in the 1970s than any other act, including Abba.

What was the number 1 album in the UK in 1971? ›

In October 1971, Imagine by John Lennon and The Plastic Ono Band became the 100th album to top the UK chart; seven years later, Nightflight to Venus by Boney M.

What was popular in the 70s UK? ›

Platform shoes and flared trousers. In the early 1970s hot pants for women were popular. Barbie, Sindy and Action Man dolls became very popular. The first big new sound of the 1970s was “Glam Rock”, the main figures of this were David Bowie, Elton John and of course Gary Glitter.

What was the biggest UK chart hits in 1976? ›

Best-selling singles

Pussycat's "Mississippi", "Dancing Queen" from ABBA and "A Little Bit More" by Dr. Hook made up the top five. Songs by Chicago, ABBA ("Fernando"), Tina Charles, Demis Roussos and The Four Seasons were also in the top ten best-selling singles of the year.

What important events happened in the 1970 UK? ›

15 July – Dockers vote to strike, leading to the docks strike of 1970. 16 July – A state of emergency is declared to deal with the dockers' strike. 16–25 July – The British Commonwealth Games are held in Edinburgh. 17 July – Lord Pearson proposes settlement of the docks strike.

What band had the most number one hits in the 1970s? ›

Number ones

The Bee Gees scored the most number-one hits (9 songs) and had the longest cumulative run atop the Billboard Hot 100 chart (27 weeks) during the 1970s.

What was the best-selling singles of the UK in 1974? ›

Best-selling singles

Paper Lace's "Billy Don't Be a Hero", "When Will I See You Again" from The Three Degrees and "Rock Your Baby" by George McCrae made up the top five. Singles by David Essex, Charles Aznavour, Carl Douglas, Ken Boothe and The Rubettes were also in the top ten best-selling singles of the year.

What was the number 1 album of the 70s? ›

Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel were the kings of the scene as the '70s began. Simon & Garfunkel's farewell album, “Bridge Over Troubled Water” was the top-selling album of the year. Its title track was the top-selling single.

Who is the biggest selling British artist of all time? ›

Perhaps unsurprisingly, British rock band The Beatles are top of the list for best-selling artists worldwide, with 183 million units certified sales.

Who is the biggest selling UK band of all time? ›

Here are the best-selling British and Irish artists of all time: The Beatles – 178 million units. Led Zeppelin – 111.5 million units. Elton John – 78 million units.

What was the best-selling single of 1973 UK? ›

Tony Orlando and Dawn had the best-selling single of 1973 with "Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree", which spent four weeks at the top spot and lasted 11 weeks in the top 10.

What was the best-selling single in 1976 UK? ›

Best-selling singles
No.TitleArtist
1"Save Your Kisses for Me"Brotherhood of Man
2"Don't Go Breaking My Heart"Elton John and Kiki Dee
3"Mississippi"Pussycat
4"Dancing Queen"ABBA
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What was the best selling UK single of 1978? ›

Boney M. had the best selling single of 1978 with "Rivers of Babylon/Brown Girl in the Ring", which spent five weeks at number-one in May and June.

What was the #1 song of the 1970s? ›

1970s US Number 1 Facts

You Light Up My Life by Debby Boone (1977) spent the most number of weeks at Number 1 (10). Consequently, it was the biggest selling single of the decade in the US.

Which British band broke up in 1970? ›

The Beatles

Fans despaired after the Fab Four broke up in 1970 due to irreconcilable differences, which began to emerge during the recording of 1968's White Album.

What was the biggest hit of 1977 UK? ›

Top 100 1977
PositionArtistTitle
01AbbaKnowing Me, Knowing You
02David SoulDon't Give Up On Us
03Elvis PresleyWay Down
04Rod StewartI Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut Is The Deepest
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Who was the biggest rock band of the 70's? ›

You can't have a list of the best bands in the 70s without mentioning The Beatles. With 17 number one hit songs, they were one of the biggest bands on the planet. Their unprecedented success and millions of adoring fans coined the term Beatlemania.

Who was the biggest rock band in 1970? ›

1970: Led Zeppelin

The Beatles were still ruling the charts in 1970 with “Let It Be” (both the single and album). But Led Zeppelin was conquering the world in every other way. The band spent the year on tour with two albums that would hit No. 1 on the charts.

What was the most famous hard rock band of the late 1970s? ›

Bands like Black Sabbath, Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin were the hardest rocking acts of the era while acts like Rush and King Crimson were standouts in the prog community, as limited and nebulous as it was at the time.

What was the best-selling song in 1971 UK? ›

Best-selling singles
  • "My Sweet Lord" - George Harrison 890,000.
  • "Maggie May/Reason to Believe" - Rod Stewart 615,000 in total.
  • "Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep" - Middle of the Road 614,000 in total.
  • "Knock Three Times" - Dawn 531,500.
  • "Hot Love" - T. ...
  • "The Pushbike Song" - The Mixtures 500,000.

What was the number one rock and roll song in 1971? ›

"Brown Sugar" UK rock veterans The Rolling Stones hit #1 US, #2 UK with their single "Brown Sugar".

Who has had a UK number 1 album in 5 decades? ›

Elvis Presley ('50s-'70s and '00s-'10s) and Bob Dylan ('60s-'70s and '00s-'20s) have both had UK No. 1 albums in five decades (but not consecutively), while The Rolling Stones ('60s-'90s and '10s-'20s) have scored UK chart-toppers in six decades (again not consecutively).

What was the craze in the 70s? ›

In the 1970s, disco arrived armed with keyboards, drum machines, sugary lyrics, and extended dance breaks. Artists such as the BeeGees, ABBA, and Donna Summer crooned their way into the hearts of people in America, Europe, and beyond. Bell-bottom pants, feathered hair, and big sunglasses were all disco accessories.

What were the big trends in the 70s? ›

Popular styles included bell bottom pants, frayed jeans, midi skirts, maxi dresses, tie-dye, peasant blouses, and ponchos. Some accessories that will help pull together your early '70s Hippie outfits are chokers, headbands, scarves, and jewelry made of wood, stones, feathers, and beads.

What were the biggest UK chart hits of 1971? ›

Best-selling singles

Middle of the Road's "Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep", "Knock Three Times" from Tony Orlando and Dawn and "Hot Love" by T. Rex made up the top five. Singles by The Mixtures, The New Seekers, Diana Ross, The Tams and T. Rex ("Get It On") were also in the top ten best-selling singles of the year.

What was the top UK chart hits in 1974? ›

UK chart hits of 1974
  • The Love I Lost (feat. Teddy Pendergrass) Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, Teddy Pendergrass.
  • Thanks for Saving My Life. Billy Paul.
  • And I Love You So. Perry Como.
  • How Come - live. Ronnie Lane Band.
  • Living For The City. Stevie Wonder.
  • Teenage Rampage. Sweet.
  • Tiger Feet. Mud.
  • Rockin' Roll Baby. The Stylistics.

What were the biggest UK chart hits of 1980? ›

The UK's Official Top 50 best-selling singles from 1980
POSTITLEARTIST
1Don't Stand So Close To MeThe Police
2Woman In LoveBarbra Streisand
3Feels Like I'm In LoveKelly Marie
4Super TrouperAbba
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What is the 1970's known for? ›

Many remember the 1970s as a decade of soaring inflation, political upheaval, and the erosion of United States' prestige worldwide. But the significance of the seventies goes beyond high gas prices, Watergate, and Vietnam - profound changes to American politics, societal norms, and the nation's economy took root.

What memorable events happened in 1976 in the UK? ›

  • 7 January – Third Cod War: British and Icelandic ships clash at sea.
  • 18 January – The Scottish Labour Party is formed as a breakaway from the UK-wide party.
  • 20 January – 42-year-old married woman Emily Jackson is stabbed to death in Leeds; it is revealed that she was a part-time prostitute.

What happened in the 1970s UK economy? ›

The 1970s began with inflation already high and rising

Inflation continued to rise even while the economy contracted, reflecting labour unrest, energy shortages, and a rising oil price. In comparison, as of May 2022, inflation had been high (defined as above 2%) for only ten months.

What was the most streamed song in the 70s? ›

In the 1970s, it was Sir Elton John, Fleetwood Mac and Queen who had the most streamed song. Sir Elton was the most popular in 1970 with Your Song and in 1972 for Tiny Dancer, while Fleetwood Mac's Go Your Own Way was most streamed in 1976 and Dreams in 1977.

What band sold the most albums in 1970? ›

Top Selling Albums: Late 1970
11.Santana Abraxas (1970) #1 40 weeks
1313.Creedence Clearwater Revival Pendulum (1970) #5 22 weeks
#5 22 weeks
1414.The Band Stage Fright (1970) #5 14 weeks
#5 14 weeks
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What is the best selling album of all time? ›

Michael Jackson's Thriller, estimated to have sold 70 million copies worldwide, is the best-selling album ever. Jackson also currently has the highest number of albums on the list with five, Celine Dion has four, while the Beatles, Pink Floyd, Madonna and Whitney Houston each have three.

What was the best-selling UK single in 1972? ›

This 2014 photograph shows the gold disc awarded to The Pipes & Drums & the Military Band of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards for one million worldwide sales of their recording of "Amazing Grace", which became the UK's best-selling single of 1972, spending nine weeks in the top 10, five of which were at number one.

What was the best-selling single in 1979 UK? ›

Best-selling singles

Art Garfunkel had the best-selling single of the year with "Bright Eyes". The single spent nine weeks in the top 10 (including six weeks at number one) and was certified platinum by the BPI. "Heart of Glass" by Blondie came in second place.

What was the number one singles in 1974 UK? ›

Best-selling singles
No.TitleArtist
1"Tiger Feet"Mud
2"Seasons in the Sun"Terry Jacks
3"Billy Don't Be a Hero"Paper Lace
4"When Will I See You Again"The Three Degrees
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What was the number one album in 1972? ›

“Exile On Main St.,” the Rolling Stones / Total weeks at No. 1: 4 “Exile,” along with Young's “Harvest,” is probably the other absolute classic album — double album — to reach No. 1 in 1972.

What was the best-selling album in 1976? ›

1976 Best Selling Albums Based on Worldwide Sales
  • Eagles / Hotel California.
  • Stevie Wonder / Songs In The Key Of Life.
  • Eagles / Eagles' Greatest Hits 1971-1975.
  • Peter Frampton / Frampton Comes Alive.
  • Bob Dylan / Desire.
  • Abba / Arrival.
  • Rod Stewart / A Night On The Town.
  • Boston / Boston.

What was the album of the year in 1970? ›

Bridge Over Troubled Water also won Album Of The Year, while the title track took Record Of The Year, Best Contemporary Song and Best Arrangement Accompanying Vocalists.

What was the best-selling single of 1971 UK? ›

Best-selling singles

George Harrison had the best-selling single of the year with "My Sweet Lord". The single spent ten weeks in the top 10 (including five weeks at number one), sold over 890,000 copies and was certified silver by the BPI.

What was the biggest selling single in the UK by The Beatles? ›

What is the highest-selling Beatles single in the UK? In the UK, the answer is simple: according to the Official Charts Company, which has been used to tabulate UK singles for over 50 years, 'She Loves You' is the band's biggest-selling single in their home country.

What record label was founded in the UK in 1970s? ›

Virgin Records is where it all began. Richard Branson started selling records in the classified pages of Student magazine in 1970 under the name Virgin Mail Order. Soon, record sales were doing so well the team decided to transform into a bricks and mortar store on Oxford Street, London, and Virgin Records was born.

Who sold the most singles in the UK in 1974? ›

Best-selling singles

Mud had the best-selling single of the year with "Tiger Feet". The song spent seven weeks in the top 10 (including four weeks at number one) and was certified gold by the BPI. "Seasons in the Sun (Le moribond)" by Terry Jacks came in second place.

What was the best selling UK single in 1972? ›

This 2014 photograph shows the gold disc awarded to The Pipes & Drums & the Military Band of the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards for one million worldwide sales of their recording of "Amazing Grace", which became the UK's best-selling single of 1972, spending nine weeks in the top 10, five of which were at number one.

Who is the biggest selling British band of all time? ›

Despite the fact they haven't released music in almost 50 years, they continue to remain relevant. Here are the best-selling British and Irish artists of all time: The Beatles – 178 million units. Led Zeppelin – 111.5 million units.

Which Beatles song spent longest at number 1? ›

"Hey Jude" was The Beatles' number one hit that spent the longest on the charts. "Hey Jude" reached No. 1 on September 28, 1968, and spent 19 weeks on the charts.

What is the best-selling song of all time? ›

According to Guinness World Records, Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" (1942) as performed by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single worldwide, with estimated sales of over 50 million copies.

Who sold the most albums in the 70's? ›

The top 10 selling artists of the 70s
  1. 1 Pink Floyd.
  2. 2 Eagles. ...
  3. 3 Led Zeppelin. ...
  4. 4 Queen. ...
  5. 5 Elton John. ...
  6. 6 ABBA. ...
  7. 7 Rod Stewart & Faces. ...
  8. 8 Bob Marley. ...
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Who was a British rock star from the 1970s? ›

Major British soft rock artists of the 1970s included 10cc, Mungo Jerry and ELO. A large number of mainstream rock songs fit into the singer-songwriter classification. Some of the actives were Cat Stevens, Steve Winwood and Elton John.

What was in the UK charts in 1976? ›

Best-selling singles

Pussycat's "Mississippi", "Dancing Queen" from ABBA and "A Little Bit More" by Dr. Hook made up the top five. Songs by Chicago, ABBA ("Fernando"), Tina Charles, Demis Roussos and The Four Seasons were also in the top ten best-selling singles of the year.

What was the first British rock and roll record? ›

And Cliff Richard's “Move It” was the first British rock 'n' roll single to be recorded at the famous Abbey Road studios in 1958.

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