Best Underrated and Overlooked Songs From the 70’s You’ve Forgotten or Never Heard

Remember when they used to make good music? You may have forgotten, but they actually used to do that very thing. Here’s a list of great songs from the 1970’s that maybe you’ve never heard before, or if you have, your ears will be glad to hear them again. (Jump to the bottom of the list)

Not all of these are never-released songs from obscure albums or 20-minute prog rock songs. A lot of them were actually hit singles! For this list let’s say that quote/unquote “70’s music” started around 1966, so there will also be some songs here from ’66 through ’69. You also might find a few from 1980.

Not every song here is going to resonate with everyone. But trust me, if you bookmark this page and take the time to explore this list, you’re going to make a lot of new discoveries that you’ll love, as there are a bunch of different genres represented.

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OK. Ready for some forgotten gems from the 70’s? Let’s Go! Click on any song title to conveniently listen on YouTube… (Jump to the bottom of the list)

Chi Coltrane: Thunder and Lightning
Q: Dancin’ Man
City Boy:
The Sutherland Brothers & Quiver: (I Don’t Wanna Love You But) You Got Me Anyway
Pilot: January
Moon Martin: Rolene
Ambrosia: Holdin’ on to Yesterday
Sniff ‘N the Tears: Driver’s Seat
Sanford Townsend Band: Smoke from a Distant Fire
Gary Wright: Phantom Writer
Starz: Cherry Baby
Mr. Bloe: Groovin’ With Mr. Bloe
Badfinger: Day After Day
Andrew Gold: Lonely Boy
Dave Edmunds: I Hear You Knocking
T Rex: Telegram Sam
New England: Don’t Ever Wanna Lose Ya
Addrisi Brothers: Slow Dancin’
Elton John: Mama Can’t Buy You Love
Melanie: Brand New Key
Starbuck: Moonlight Feels Right
Bonnie Tyler: It’s a Heartache
Pacific Gas and Electric: Are You Ready?
100 Proof: Somebody’s Been Sleeping
Christie: Yellow River
Tee-Set: Ma Belle Amie
Mark Lindsay: Arizona
Brotherhood of Man: United We Stand
The Friends of Distinction: Love or Let Me Be Lonely
The Kinks: Lola
Marmalade: Reflections of My Life
Melanie: Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)
The Five Stairsteps: O-o-h Child
Dawn: Candida
Al Stewart: Lord Grenville
Fairport Convention: Come All Ye
Brian Eno: I’ll Come Running
Wadsworth Mansion: Sweet Mary
Mac and Katie Kissoon: Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep
Delaney & Bonnie & Friends: Never Ending Song of Love
Brewer & Shipley: One Toke Over the Line
Tommy James: Draggin’ the Line
Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart: I Wonder What She’s Doing Tonight?
1910 Fruitgum Company: 1, 2, 3 Red Light
The Status Quo: Pictures of Matchstick Men
People!: I Love You
The Box Tops: Soul Deep
Paul Revere & The Raiders: Mr. Sun, Mr. Moon
The Cowsills: Indian Lake
The Turtles: You Showed Me
Tony Joe White: Polk Salad Annie
The Flying Machine: Smile A Little Smile For Me
The Grass Roots: Wait a Million Years
The Detroit Emeralds: Baby Let Me Take You (In My Arms)
Bill Withers: Use Me
The Alpha Band: Keep It In the Family
Desmond Dekker: The Israelites
Gerry Rafferty: Whatever’s Written In Your Heart
Traffic: Every Mother’s Son
Arlo Guthrie: City of New Orleans
Daniel Boone: Beautiful Sunday
Mouth And MacNeal: How Do You Do
B.W. Stevenson: My Maria
Helen Reddy: Delta Dawn
The Stylistics: Rockin’ Roll Baby
The Spinners: Mighty Love
The Hollies: The Air That I Breathe
The Amazing Rhythm Aces: Third Rate Romance
Dwight Twilley Band: I’m On Fire
Leo Sayer: Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance)
Sugarloaf: Don’t Call Us, We’ll Call You
Wet Willie: Keep On Smilin’
Lee Michaels: Do You Know What I Mean?
George Harrison: What Is Life
Roy Wood: Forever
Marshall-Hain: Dancing In the City
Silver: Wham Bam Shang-A-Lang
Elton John: Elderberry Wine
Sweet: Fox On the Run
The Rubettes: Tonight
George Harrison: Crackerbox Palace
Chuck Mangione: Feels So Good
War: Summer
Status Quo: Living On An Island
Hello: New York Groove
Bob James: Angela (Theme from “Taxi”)
Lindisfarne: Meet Me On The Corner
Barry Blue: Dancin’ (On a Saturday Night)
The Move: California Man
Be-Bop Deluxe: Ships In The Night
Paul Nicholas: Dancing With The Captain
The Strawbs: Lay Down
Lindisfarne: Run For Home
Sally Oldfield: Mirrors
Pluto Shervington: Dat
Glen Campbell: Southern Nights
Heatwave: The Groove Line
Jay Ferguson: Thunder Island
Lighthouse: Hats Off To The Stranger
The Pousette-Dart Band: Amnesia
Cockney Rebel: Judy Teen
Nick Lowe: I Love The Sound Of Breaking Glass
Pilot: Just A Smile
John Prine: Fish & Whistle
Phil Manzanera: Alma
Wings: Mrs. Vanderbilt
Alan Parsons Project: The Cask Of Amontillado
Big Star: The Ballad Of El Goodo
Billy Joel: Last Of The Big Time Spenders
Brian Eno: Here He Comes
Elton John: Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy
Harry Chapin: W.O.L.D.
Emerson, Lake & Palmer: Lucky Man
Gentle Giant: Wreck
Mott The Hoople: Roll Away The Stone
Eruption Featuring Precious Wilson: I Can’t Stand The Rain
The Motors: Airport
B.A. Robertson: Bang Bang
Smokie: If You Think You Know How To Love Me
Railroad Gin: A Matter Of Time
Al Stewart: If It Doesn’t Come Naturally Leave It
The Moody Blues: Never Comes The Day
Chicago: Poem For The People
T Rex: Monolith
The Spinners: The Rubberband Man
Russell Morris: Sweet Sweet Love
George Harrison: Ding Dong, Ding Dong
The Association: Never My Love
Leo Sayer: How Beautiful You Are
Dean Friedman: Ariel
Television: Guiding Light
Traffic: John Barleycorn (Must Die)
Climax Blues Band: Couldn’t Get It Right
George Harrison: Faster
Kayak: Chance For A Lifetime
George Harrison: Any Road
Sweet: The Six Teens
The Raspberries: Making It Easy
Slade: Gudbuy T’ Jane
The Raspberries: I Wanna Be With You
Duncan Browne: Journey
Bobby Womack: There’s One Thing That Beats Failing
Distractions: Time Goes By So Slow
The Roches: Hammond Song
Buchanan Brothers: Son Of A Lovin’ Man
The Alpha Band: Interviews
Allen Toussaint: Night People
Michael Farneti: The River
Roy Harper: When An Old Cricketer Leaves The Crease
Bobby Charles: I Must Be In A Good Place Now
Frankie Valli: Grease Is The Word
Al Stewart: Carol
Big Star: Thirteen
Billy Joel: Stop In Nevada
The Moody Blues: Tortoise And The Hare
Phil Manzanera Featuring Brian Eno: Big Day
Nick Drake: Pink Moon
Dion: Only You Know
Derek And The Dominos: I Looked Away
John Cale: Cleo
Dr. John: Such A Night
Swamp Dogg: Synthetic World
Jimmy Campbell: Half Baked
Alessi Brothers: Sea Bird
Dan Fogelberg: There’s A Place In The World For A Gambler
Chicago: In The Country
David Bowie: Always Crashing In The Same Car
Dan Penn: Nobody’s Fool
Elton John: Crazy Water
Harry Chapin: What Made America Famous
Brian Eno: Mother Whale Eyeless
Donovan: Hurdy Gurdy Man
Warren Zevon: Accidentally Like A Martyr
Big Star: Give Me Another Chance
Smokie: For A Few Dollars More
Jackson Browne: The Pretender
Sparks: The Number One Song In Heaven
Fanny: Ain’t That Peculiar
Al Green: Sweet Song
Big Star: September Gurls
Kate Wolf: You’re Not Standing Like You Used To
Chris Spedding: Video Life
NRBQ: Magnet
The Moody Blues: Nice To Be Here
John Prine: Crooked Piece Of Time
Dory Previn: Lady With The Braid
J.J. Cale: Magnolia
The Alpha Band: Wouldn’t You Know
Flamin’ Groovies: Shake Some Action
Harry Nilsson: Dayton, Ohio 1903
Joan Baez: Diamonds and Rust
Mary Hopkin: Those Were The Days
Elton John: Salvation
Squeeze: Up The Junction
Loudon Wainwright III: The Man Who Couldn’t Cry
Wire: Outdoor Miner
Bill Fay: I Hear You Calling
Blaze Foley: If I Could Only Fly
Randy Newman: Louisiana 1927
Joan Armatrading: Willow
Richard and Linda Thompson: I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight
Fairport Convention: Matty Groves
Ofege: It’s Not Easy
Rodriguez: Cause
Amanaz: Khala My Friend
Odetta: Hit or Miss
Link Wray: Fallin’ Rain
Andy Pratt: Avenging Annie
Bobby Charles: Small Town Talk
Gregg Allman: Please Call Home
Tony Joe White: Saturday Night in Oak Grove, Louisiana
Little Feat: Trouble
Bobby Charles: Long Face
Danny O’Keefe: Good Time Charlie’s Got The Blues
Family: My Friend The Sun
Murray Head: Say It Ain’t So Joe
Be-Bop Deluxe: Maid In Heaven
The Motors: Dancing The Night Away
Robert Palmer: How Much Fun
Al Stewart: Not The One
The Alpha Band: Arizona Telegram
Big Star: Try Again
Billy Joel: Somewhere Along The Line
John Cale: Gideon’s Bible
John Prine: Bruised Orange (Chain Of Sorrow)
Elton John: Amoreena
Brinsley Schwarz: Surrender To The Rhythm
Joan Armatrading: Down To Zero
Maria Muldaur: Gringo En Mexico
Wendy Waldman: Mad Mad Me
Linda Lewis: Gladly Give You My Hand
Valerie Carter: Face Of Appalachia
Maria Muldaur: Three Dollar Bill
Richard and Linda Thompson: Dimming Of The Day
The Babys: Every Time I Think Of You
Patrick Hernandez: Born To Be Alive
Chris Norman and Suzi Quatro: Stumblin’ In
The Marshall Tucker Band: Heard It In A Love Song
Family: Burlesque
The Guess Who: Star Baby
XTC: Making Plans For Nigel
Speedy Keen: Old Fashioned Girl
Nina Simone: Baltimore
Shuggie Otis: Inspiration Information
The Troggs: With A Girl Like You
Cream: Badge
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Prodigal’s Return
Boney M.: Rasputin
Al Stewart: Sand In Your Shoes
Spooky Tooth: It’s All About A Roundabout
XTC: Ten Feet Tall
Big Star: The India Song
Elton John: Razor Face
John Prine: That’s The Way The World Goes Round
Bob Welch: Ebony Eyes
Family: Glove
Chris Bell: You And Your Sister
Brian Protheroe: Pinball
Buchanan Brothers: Medicine Man
Billy Joel: The Great Suburban Showdown
John Cale: Charlemagne
Todd Rundgren: Wolfman Jack
Billy Preston: I Wrote A Simple Song
? & The Mysterians: 96 Tears
Uriah Heep: The Wizard
Badfinger: Come And Get It
The Who: Let’s See Action
Brian Eno: On Some Faraway Beach
Neil Diamond: Forever In Blue Jeans
Alicia Bridges: I Love The Nightlife
Small Faces: Itchycoo Park
Andy Kim: Rock Me Gently
Elton John: Part Time Love
Shirley & Company: Shame, Shame, Shame
Lee Jackson: Hey Girl
Eric Clapton: Let It Rain
The Moody Blues: Lovely To See You
Paul McCartney: Teddy Boy
Quicksilver Messenger Service: Pride Of Man
Alan Parsons Project: Breakdown
Thunderclap Newman: Thunder In The Air
Jigsaw: Sky High
Al Stewart: Flying Sorcery
Nick Gilder: Hot Child In The City
Paul Simon: Loves Me Like A Rock
Willie Nile: Vagabond Moon
Ten Years After: Let The Sky Fall
Edison Lighthouse: Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
It’s A Beautiful Day: White Bird
Jesse Winchester: Say What
Diesel: Sausalito Summernight
The Hues Corporation: Rockin’ Soul
Little River Band: Cool Change
John Lennon: Jealous Guy
Bobby Vinton: Sealed With A Kiss
Ian Gomm: Hold On
Billy Joel: Vienna
Smokie: Lay Back In The Arms Of Someone
XTC: When You’re Near Me I Have Difficulty
Climax Blues Band: I Love You
The Guess Who: Old Joe
John Prine: Sweet Revenge
Donnie Iris: Ah! Leah!
Neil Young: Alabama
Big Star: For You
Albert Collins: Master Charge
Elkie Brooks: Pearl’s A Singer
Janis Joplin: Try (Just A Little Bit Harder)
ABBA: Why Did It Have To Be Me?
Waylon Jennings: Good Ol’ Boys (Theme From “The Dukes Of Hazzard”)
Gallagher & Lyle: Heart On My Sleeve
Neil Sedaka: Bad Blood
The Left Banke: Pretty Ballerina
Procol Harum: Conquistador
The Mixtures: The Pushbike Song
Elton John: We All Fall In Love Sometimes
Harry Chapin: 30,000 Pounds of Bananas
Koko Taylor: I’m A Woman
Blues Image: Ride Captain Ride
Clout: Substitute
Dave Loggins: Please Come To Boston
The Allman Brothers Band: Melissa
Arrival: Friends
Driver 67: Car 67
Johnny Johnson & His Bandwagon: (Blame It) On The Pony Express
Jim Croce: I Got A Name
George Baker Selection: Paloma Blanca
Marmalade: I See The Rain
John Cale: Big White Cloud
Paper Lace: Billy, Don’t Be A Hero
Traffic: You Can All Join In
Al Stewart: Midnight Rocks
Uriah Heep: Easy Livin’
Steve Forbert: Romeo’s Tune
Brotherhood of Man: Angelo
Patsy Gallant: From New York To L.A.
String Driven Thing: The Machine That Cried
Rose Royce: I Wanna Get Next To You
Crabby Appleton: To All My Friends
The Lovin’ Spoonful: Darling Be Home Soon
Sopwith Camel: Hello, Hello
Don McLean: Castles In The Air
Ringo Starr: Step Lightly
Joe Simon: Get Down, Get Down
The Kinks: Waterloo Sunset
Rubicon: I’m Gonna Take Care of Everything
Bubble Puppy: Hot Smoke And Sasafrass
The Zombies: This Will Be Our Year
Warren Zevon: Carmelita
Jimmy Ruffin: Hold On To My Love
Elton John: Into The Old Man’s Shoes
Lynsey de Paul: Sugar Me
Neil Diamond: Soolaimon
George Harrison: This Song
The Babys: Isn’t It Time
Con Funk Shun: Ffun
Roxy Music: Beauty Queen
Bobby Hebb: Sunny
Badfinger: Baby Blue
Johnny “Guitar” Watson: A Real Mother For Ya
Max Webster: Let Go The Line
Reunion: Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)
Bobby Bloom: Montego Bay
Typically Tropical: Barbados
Bob Seger: Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man
Gary Wright: Love Is Alive
1910 Fruitgum Company: Indian Giver
Crow: Evil Woman Don’t Play Your Games With Me
Dave Edmunds: Queen Of Hearts
The Move: Blackberry Way
Jeremy Spencer: Cool Breeze
Billy Joel: Los Angelenos
Los Bravos: Black Is Black
Dan Hill: Sometimes When We Touch
Thunderclap Newman: The Reason
Cockney Rebel: Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)
Cymarron: Rings
Eddie Floyd: Knock On Wood (1966)
Amii Stewart: Knock On Wood (1979 cover of the above)
The Mojo Men: Sit Down, I Think I Love You
Norma Tanega: Walkin’ My Cat Named Dog
The Troggs: Love Is All Around
The Moody Blues: Minstrel’s Song
Nick Lowe: Cruel To Be Kind
The Left Banke: She May Call You Up Tonight
Goldberg: Cry A Little Bit
Renaissance: Carpet Of The Sun
T Rex: Life’s A Gas
Brian Eno: Backwater
Jesse Winchester: Yankee Lady
Wings: Getting Closer
Patto: Time To Die
Paul Simon: Mother And Child Reunion
Smokie: Needles And Pins
Chuck Berry: Tulane
Bread: Mother Freedom
Marc Jordan: Marina Del Rey
Elvis Costello: Less Than Zero
Honeybus: I Can’t Let Maggie Go
John Prine: Donald And Lydia
Gallagher & Lyle: Breakaway
Michel Pagliaro: Lovin’ You Ain’t Easy
Dan Penn: Tearjoint
Big Star: Thank You Friends
Camille Yarbrough: Take Yo’ Praise
David Bowie: Starman
Fogg: Water In My Wine
The Hollies: Don’t Let Me Down
Billy Preston: Outa Space
Neil Young: Are You Ready For The Country?
M: Pop Muzik
Gerry Rafferty: Home And Dry
Ambrosia: And… Somewhere I’ve Never Travelled
Dr. Hook: Sharing The Night Together
Freda Payne: Band Of Gold
La Bionda: One For You, One For Me
Rainbow: Temple Of The King
Lindisfarne: Fog On The Tyne
The Staple Singers: If You’re Ready (Come Go With Me)
Toto: I’ll Supply The Love
Little Feat: Long Distance Love
Gil Scott-Heron: Home Is Where The Hatred Is
Fleetwood Mac: Bare Trees
Marmalade: Rainbow
Jackson Browne: Here Come Those Tears Again
Bob Welch: Sentimental Lady
Jimmy Cliff: Vietnam
Mud: Tiger Feet
The Radiators: Let’s Talk About The Weather
Queen: Seven Seas Of Rhye
Cat Stevens: Matthew & Son
Frederick Knight: I’ve Been Lonely For So Long
R.B. Greaves: Take A Letter Maria
The Undisputed Truth: Smiling Faces Sometimes
Dave & Ansell Collins: Double Barrel
Joan Armatrading: Love And Affection
Television Personalities: Part Time Punks
Elton John: Shine On Through
Lulu: Me, The Peaceful Heart
The Jam: To Be Someone (Didn’t We Have A Nice Time)
The Original Caste: One Tin Soldier
Starz: Sing It, Shout It
Fairport Convention: Reynardine
Bobby Sherman: Cried Like A Baby
Dr. Hook: Sylvia’s Mother
Blue Swede: Silly Milly
Redbone: Come And Get Your Love
The Soulful Dynamics: Mademoiselle Ninette
Pop Tops: Mammy Blue
Steve Forbert: Say Goodbye To Little Jo
Atomic Rooster: Tomorrow Night
Jen Rog: Sunday Morning
Jackie Moore: Precious, Precious
Steeleye Span: All Around My Hat
John Miles: Music
Randy Newman: Rider In The Rain
The Fun And Games: The Grooviest Girl In The World
The Only Ones: Another Girl, Another Planet
10cc: I’m Mandy Fly Me
Goldberg: Say Your Name Out Loud
Boston: A Man I’ll Never Be
Brotherhood Of Man: Save Your Kisses For Me
The Zombies: A Rose For Emily
Harry Chapin: Dreams Go By
Burton Cummings: Stand Tall
Alive ‘N Kickin’: Tighter, Tighter
Sweet: Wig-Wam Bam
David Bowie: Watch That Man
Sammy Johns: Chevy Van
John Lennon: (Just Like) Starting Over
Robin McNamara: Lay A Little Lovin’ On Me
Cockney Rebel: Mr. Raffles (Man, It Was Mean)
Jefferson Starship: Miracles
Small Faces: Lazy Sunday
The Kinks: Victoria
Ohio Express: Chewy Chewy
Clout: Save Me
Badfinger: No Matter What
Max Webster: Diamonds, Diamonds
Lou Christie: I’m Gonna Make You Mine
Honeybus: Julie In My Heart
The Buggles: The Plastic Age
Michael Nesmith: Joanne
Roxy Music: Just Another High
Ralph McTell: Streets Of London
Hoyt Axton: When The Morning Comes
Bobbie Gentry: Fancy
Eric Burdon & The Animals: Sky Pilot
The Classics IV: Stormy
Brenton Wood: Gimme Little Sign
The Raspberries: Let’s Pretend
Daddy Dewdrop: Chick-a-Boom
Wallace Collection: Fly Me To The Earth
Blood, Sweat & Tears: Hi-De-Ho
Sherbet: Howzat
Jim Stafford: Swamp Witch
Billy Joel: Weekend Song
John Paul Young: Yesterday’s Hero
La Costa Tucker: Get On My Love Train
Poco: Keep On Tryin’
The J. Geils Band: Make Up Your Mind
UFO: High Flyer
Jefferson Starship: Jane
Ambrosia: Angola
Caravan: Stuck In A Hole
Humble Pie: Natural Born Bugie
Gene Chandler: Groovy Situation
The Millennium: 5 a.m.
Kalapana: When The Morning Comes
Brian Eno: The True Wheel
Tee-Set: She Likes Weeds
Gallery: I Believe In Music
Cymande: The Message
Paul Wingfield: Eighteen With A Bullet
Michel Pagliaro: Rainshowers
Rick Springfield: Speak To The Sky
Trooper: We’re Here For A Good Time (Not A Long Time)
David Dundas: Jeans On
Jackie Lee: The Duck
Al Wilson: The Snake
Big Star: My Life Is Right
Punch: Fallin’ Lady
Betty Wright: Clean Up Woman
Frankie Miller: The Doodle Song
Wishbone Ash: Ballad Of The Beacon
O.C. Smith: La La Peace Song
The Statler Brothers: Flowers On The Wall
Phil Ochs: Chords Of Fame
Renaissance: Let It Grow
McGuinness Flint: When I`m Dead And Gone
Beverly Bremers: Don’t Say You Don’t Remember
The Rubettes: Juke Box Jive
Lambert and Nuttycombe: Morning
American Flyer: Let Me Down Easy
Emitt Rhodes: Pardon Me
The Records: Starry Eyes
Tommy James and the Shondells: Sweet Cherry Wine
The Left Banke: Walk Away Renee
George Harrison: Blow Away
The Knickerbockers: Lies
Tomorrow: Hallucinations
Lobo: Rock And Roll Days
Billy Swan: Everything’s The Same (Ain’t Nothing Changed)
Lighthouse: Sunny Days
Charlie Daniels: Uneasy Rider
Sagittarius: My World Fell Down
The Pousette-Dart Band: I Don’t Know Why
Keith West: On A Saturday
Crabby Appleton: Go Back
Raydio: Jack And Jill
Simon & Garfunkel: My Little Town
Enchantment: If You’re Ready (Here It Comes)
The Pretty Things: Don’t Bring Me Down
Bill Fay: Omega Day
Bob Kuben And The In-Men: The Cheater
The Shades of Blue: Oh How Happy
Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66: Mas Que Nada
Family: Coronation
The Merry-Go-Round: Live
Traffic: Empty Pages
Frankie Vallie & The Four Seasons: The Night
Bobby Moore & The Rhythm Aces: Searching For My Love
The New Vaudeville Band: Winchester Cathedral
J.J. Jackson: But It’s Alright
P.J. Proby: Niki Hoeky
Leon Russell: Shoot Out On The Plantation
Steeleye Span: One Misty Moisty Morning
The Members: Sound Of The Suburbs
Joan Armatrading: Rosie
The Zombies: She’s Not There
Jerry Jane: Hello Josephine
Every Mother’s Son: Come On Down To My Boat
Moby Grape: 8:05
Joy Of Cooking: Let Love Carry You Along
Trooper: Oh, Pretty Lady
The Four Tops: One Chain Don’t Make No Prison
Poco: Rose Of Cimarron
Cymande: Bra
Sibylle Baier: Forget About
Gallery: Big City Miss Ruth Ann
Steve Forbert: You Cannot Win If You Do Not Play
The Kinks: Picture Book
Mark Lindsay: Silver Bird
Ralph McTell: Claudia
Frankie Miller: Darlin’
Five Man Electrical Band: Absolutely Right
Mouth & MacNeal: Hello-A
Rick Nelson: Rock-N-Roll Lady
Delaney & Bonnie: Move ‘Em Out
Elton John: Grimsby
McGuinness Flint: Friends Of Mine
Toots And The Maytals: Pressure Drop
Emitt Rhodes: Somebody Made For Me
The Walker Brothers: The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore
Michel Pagliaro: Some Sing, Some Dance
Joe Jackson: Is She Really Going Out With Him?
Rare Earth: Born To Wander
John Kongos: He’s Gonna Step On You Again
Atomic Rooster: Nobody Else
The Parliaments: I Wanna Testify
Miriam Makeba: Pata Pata
Gilbert O’Sullivan: Get Down
Alice Cooper: You And Me
Gasolin’: This Is My Life
Gene Cotton: Like a Sunday In Salem
Joe Cocker: High Time We Went
Dean Friedman: Woman Of Mine
Kenny O’Dell: Beautiful People
The Sunshine Company: Back On The Street Again
Alan O’Day: Undercover Angel
Murray Head: Superstar
CCS: Walking
Eddie Rabbitt: Drivin’ My Life Away
Addrisi Brothers: We’ve Got To Get It On Again
The Association: Windy
Rocky Burnette: Tired Of Toein’ The Line
Daniel Boone: Daddy Don’t You Walk So Fast
The Rose Garden: Next Plane To London
Paul McCartney: Eat At Home
Bad Company: Silver, Blue & Gold
Landslaget: Friday’s My Day
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers: Hurt
Kursaal Flyers: Little Does She Know
Dean Friedman: Lydia
Kevin Ayers: Stranger In Blue Suede Shoes
Racey: Some Girls
William Shakespeare: Can’t Stop Myself From Loving You
The Osmonds: Down By The Lazy River
Jon English: Hollywood Seven
Graham Parker & The Rumour: Stupefaction
Bonnie St. Claire & Unit Gloria: Clap Your Hands And Stamp Your Feet
Dennis Linde: Under The Eye
James And Bobby Purify: Morning Glory
The Casuals: Jesamine
Promises: Baby It’s You
Chilliwack: Fly At Night
Albert Hammond: I’m A Train
Chi Coltrane: Go Like Elijah
The Amboy Dukes: Journey To The Center Of The Mind
Barbara Acklin: Love Makes A Woman
Prism: You Walked Away Again
Elvin Bishop: Juke Joint Jump
Mac Davis: I Believe In Music
Planets: Iron For The Iron
Moby Grape: Hey Grandma
Night: Hot Summer Nights
Dire Straits: Single-Handed Sailor
Wild Horses: Face Down
The Strawbs: Hero And Heroine
Edward Bear: Masquerade
P.P. Arnold: The First Cut Is The Deepest
The Poppy Family: Where Evil Grows
The O’Jays: Put Your Hands Together
Esperanto: Last Tango
Trond Granlund: Say We’re Not Apart
Gasolin’: Fatherless Hill
Elton John: Sartorial Eloquence
The Moody Blues: Driftwood
City Boy: The Greatest Story Ever Told
Crack The Sky: A Night On The Town (With Snow White)
Tears: Ooh Lah
Trooper: (It’s Been A) Long Time
Kenny Rogers & The First Edition: Something’s Burning
Chuck Berry: Have Mercy Judge
Bread: It Don’t Matter To Me
Wet Willie: Street Corner Serenade
Freddie King: Going Down
Blue Swede: Dr. Rock ‘N’ Roll
The Rubinoos: I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend
Mahogany Rush: Buddy
Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts: Angel Of The Morning
The Alpha Band: Two Sisters
Manfred Mann’s Earth Band: Don’t Kill It Carol
Chris Spedding: Motor Bikin’
Copperpenny: Call Me
Neil Young: Cinnamon Girl
The Paupers: Simple Deed
Frankie Miller: When I’m Away From You
Alan Hull: Anywhere Is Everywhere
Can: Vitamin C
Jim Stafford: Spiders & Snakes
Caravan: In The Land Of Grey & Pink
Moon Martin: Dreamer
David Soul: Silver Lady
Robert John: Sad Eyes
Kenny: Heart Of Stone
Stretch: Why Did You Do It?
Ann Peebles: Trouble, Heartaches & Sadness
Scrubbaloe Caine: Edmonton Rain
Alan Parsons Project: What Goes Up
Copperpenny: Sitting On A Poor Man’s Throne
Harpo: Honolulu
Billy Joel: Roberta
The Edgar Winter Group: River’s Risin’
Michel Pagliaro: What The Hell I’ve Got
Emitt Rhodes: Fresh As A Daisy
Shabby Tiger: Slow Down
Brian Hyland: Drivin’ Me Crazy
Thundermug: Goodbye, Remember, I Love You
Shaun Cassidy: Hey Deanie
Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus: Quick Joey Small (Run Joey Run)
Paul Simon: Late In The Evening
Poco: You Better Think Twice
Slade: How Does It Feel?
Heavy Metal Kids: We Gotta Go
The Avant-Garde: Naturally Stoned
City Boy: Haymaking Time
Eva Dahlgren: Jenny Mattress
David Essex: Gonna Make You A Star
Sad Cafe: Every Day Hurts
The Free Movement: I’ve Found Someone Of My Own
ABBA: Watch Out
Kenny: The Bump
Slik: The Kid’s A Punk
Prism: Party Line
Python Lee Jackson: In A Broken Dream
Kayak: See See The Sun
Albert Hammond: The Free Electric Band
The Millenium: I’m With You
Moon Martin: Hot Nite In Dallas
Elton John: Planes
Gasolin’: Girl You Got Me Lonely
Triumph: Lay It On The Line
Ian Thomas: Long Long Way
Cat Stevens: The Hurt
The Raspberries: Cry
Smokie: Living Next Door to Alice
Landslaget: Traveller In My Songs
The Rubettes: I Can Do It
Firefall: Cinderella
Southcote: She
Clarence Reid: Nobody But You Babe
The Hollies: The Baby
Slik: Forever And Ever
Heavy Metal Kids: Run Around Eyes
Bonnie St. Claire & Unit Gloria: Waikiki Man
Steve Forbert: Thinkin’
The Clique: Superman
Elvis Presley: Way Down
A Foot In Coldwater: Goodnight My Love
UFO: Try Me
Frankie Miller: Be Good To Yourself
Moby Grape: Fall On You
Rush: Lakeside Park
Melanie: What Have They Done To My Song, Ma
America: Sandman
Jerry Doucette: Mama Let Him Play
The Kings: Switchin’ To Glide
Bruce Cockburn: Wondering Where the Lions Are
Street People: Jennifer Tomkins
Trooper: The Boys In The Bright White Sports Car
Rainbow: Since You’ve Been Gone
Eddie Kendricks: Shoeshine Boy
The Who: Slip Kid
Motherlode: When I Do
Streetheart: Here Comes The Night
Melanie: Some Day I’ll Be A Farmer
Mason Proffit: Two Hangmen
The Temptations: Masterpiece
Moon Martin: Nite Thoughts
Slik: Dancerama
Gary & Dave: Flying On The Wings Of A Song
The Strawbs: Lady Fuschia
Gasolin’: Place Sct. Michelle
Frankie Miller: After All (I Live My Life)
April Wine: Just Between You And Me
Slade: Everyday
Lighthouse: Pretty Lady
Duesenberg: California
Harpo: Movie Star
Elton John: Ego
Ian Thomas: Liars
Leapy Lee: Little Arrows
Scrubbaloe Caine: Feelin’ Good On Sunday
Caravan: Love To Love You (And Tonight Pigs Will Fly)
Gene Cotton: Me And The Elephant
The Millenium: Sing To Me
FM: Phasors On Stun
Red Rider: Don’t Fight It
Billy Joel: Sometimes A Fantasy
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers: Listen To Her Heart
The Bells: Fly Little White Dove, Fly
The Clique: Sugar On Sunday
Can: Spoon
Barrabas: Boogie Rock
Clout: You’ve Got All Of Me
Bread: Dismal Day
Richard Clapton: Down In The Lucky Country
The Osmonds: One Bad Apple
Slik: Requiem
Prelude: Amsterdam
Blackfoot: Highway Song
Jesse Winchester: Biloxi
Brian Hyland: You And Me
Blossom Toes: When The Alarm Clock Rings
The Strawbs: The Flower And The Young Man
Peter Allen: Everything Old Is New Again
Silverhead: In Your Eyes
Frankie Miller: I Can’t Change It
The Grass Roots: Bella Linda
Trooper: Baby Woncha Please Come Home
The Beach Boys: Break Away
Mashmakhan: As The Years Go By
Slade: Far Far Away
Mason Proffit: Till The Sun’s Gone
Kenny: Fancy Pants
City Boy: Moonlight (Shake My Head And Leave)
Alan Hull: Squire
Racing Cars: They Shoot Horses Don’t They?
Promises: Let’s Get Back Together
Teegarden & Van Winkle: God, Love & Rock N’ Roll
Fox: Only You Can
The Flying Burrito Brothers: Sin City
The Fortunes: Here Comes That Rainy Day Feeling Again
Albert Hammond: The Peacemaker
Caravan: The Dog, The Dog, He’s At It Again
Moon Martin: Victim Of Romance
Moby Grape: Sitting By The Window
Charlie Dore: Pilot Of The Airwaves
Jefferson Starship: With Your Love
Silverhead: Wounded Heart
Blondie: Atomic
The Outlaws: There Goes Another Love Song
Klaatu: Dear Christine
Skyhooks: Hey What’s The Matter
Trooper: Two For The Show
City Boy: The Violin
Murray McLauchlan: Down By The Henry Moore
James Leroy & Denim: Make It All Worthwhile
Roadhouse: Good Times (And Lovin’ You)
Paul Humphrey and the Cool Aid Chemists: Cool Aid
Bim: Can’t Catch Me
Joey Gregorash: Jodie
Teaze: Sweet Misery
Pepper Tree: Mr. Pride
NRBQ: Ridin’ In My Car
Fergus Hambleton: Ice On The Road
Jackson Browne: Redneck Friend
Brian Cadd: Sure Feels Good
Tranquillity Base: If You’re Lookin’
The Angels: Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again
Spectrum: I’ll Be Gone
Stampeders: Carry Me
Wednesday: Fly Away
Red Rider: Avenue A
Todd Rundgren: Couldn’t I Just Tell You
Taj Mahal: She Caught The Katy & Left Me A Mule To Ride
Karen Young: Garden Of Ursh
Redeye: Games
Ashton, Gardner and Dyke: Resurrection Shuffle
Donovan: Barabajagal
Ian Thomas: Painted Ladies
Steve Harley: Roll The Dice
Sherbet: You’ve Got The Gun
April Wine: Tonite Is A Wonderful Time to Fall in Love
Graham Nash: Immigration Man
Buffy Sainte-Marie: Mister Can’t You See
Stories: Hello People
Cross Country: Cross Country
One Horse Blue: Crazy Fool
Atlanta Rhythm Section: Georgia Rhythm
Malo: Suavecito
Abraham’s Children: Gypsy
Burton Cummings: Break It to Them Gently
Candle: I Wish It Would Rain
Fludd: Cousin Mary
Gordon Lightfoot: The Circle Is Small
England Dan & John Ford Coley: Nights Are Forever Without You
Richard Clapton: Prussian Blue
Alice Cooper: How You Gonna See Me Now
Moby Grape: I Am Not Willing
ABBA: Angel Eyes
The Original Caste: Mr. Monday
Gordon Lightfoot: Summer Side Of Life
Johnny Rivers: Summer Rain
Souther-Hillman-Furay Band: Believe Me
Sami Jo: Tell Me A Lie
Illinois Speed Press: Bad Weather
Bob Seger: Till It Shines
Hawkwind: Hurry On Sundown
Bee Gees: I Started A Joke
The Flying Burrito Brothers: Christine’s Tune
Gary Wright: Give Me The Good Earth
T Rex: The Slider
The First Edition: Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)
Benny Hester: No, The End Is Not Near
William DeVaughn: Be Thankful For What You Got
Billy Joel: Ain’t No Crime
Murray McLauchlan: Child’s Song
Gary Wright: Two Faced Man
Cross Country: Just A Thought
Dream Academy: Life In A Northern Town (1985)
The Amazing Rhythm Aces: The Ella B
The Beatles: She Said She Said
Poco: Let’s Dance Tonight
Bo Kirkland & Ruth Davis: We Got The Recipe
Kayak: Starlight Dancer
Sherbet: Cassandra
Albert Hammond: New York City Here I Come
Edward Bear: You, Me And Mexico
Clarence Carter: Patches
The Master’s Apprentices: Because I Love You
Tanya Tucker: Lizzie And The Rainman
Travis Wammack: Love Being Your Fool
Prelude: After The Gold Rush
Cate Brothers: Union Man
John Cale: Dirty Ass Rock ‘N’ Roll
Bonnie Tyler: Lost In France
The Hollies: Something To Live For
Spooky Tooth: Nobody There At All
Box Scaggs: What Can I Say?
The Amazing Rhythm Aces: The End Is Not in Sight (The Cowboy Tune)
Celebration: Almost Summer
Scorpions: In Trance
Gasolin’: Lonesome Avenue
Slik: Don’t Take Your Love Away

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(Total: 915 songs as of last count on July 20th, 2024)

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  1. Jens Sundin
    Jens Sundin says:

    My teenage queen (Harpo), Like a sunday in Salem (Gene Cotton), Fridays my day (Landslaget), The kids a punk (Slik), Evie (Stevie Wright), Hot summer nights (Night), Gold (John Stewart), Iron for the iron (Planets), Macumba (Titanic), Ebony eyes (Bob Welch), Thunder island (Jay Ferguson), Boogie rock (Barrabas), Nice man Jack (John Miles), You´re driving me crazy (Ten Years After), Switchboard Susan (Nick Lowe), Death of a Gog (Broken Home), Roadrunner (Jonathan Richman), Instant poetry (Golden Earring), Loud music in cars (Billy Bremner), Razor king (Gamma), This is my life (Gasolin´), Such a woman (Tycoon), Street corner serenade (Wet Willie), Hurricane coming (CCS), Slow dowUndercover angel (Alan O´Day), Under the eye (Dennis Linde), Slow down (Shabby Tiger), Yeah! (The Jets), Face down (Wild Horses), Rolling with my baby (Silverhead), Goin´down (Geordie), Moderne man (M), Modern love (Peter Gabriel), Back up against the wall (Blood, Sweat & Tears), Teacher I need you (Elton John), Doctor rock´n´roll (Blue Swede), Moonrider (Moxy), Say we´re not apart (Trond Granlund Band), Come to poppa (Bob Srger), Garden party (Rick Nelson), Clap your hands and stamp your feet (Bonnie St. Claire), Ooh lah (Tears), I can jive (Jerry Williams), They shoot horses. don´t they (Racing Cars), Eat at home (Paul McCartney), Full man on the highway(CAN), Motor bikin´(Chris Spedding), Little does she know (Kursaal Flyers), Wheel in the sky (Journey), Take on the world (Judas Priest), Dont kill it Carol (Manfred Manns Earth Band), Rock and roll is dead (Rubinoos), Jigsaw woman (Mark & Clark Band), Bang bang bullet (Streak), Ma (Rare Earth), Starlight dancer (Kayak), Tower (Angel), A night on the town (Crack the sky), Dangerous (Roxette), Steppin in a slide zone (Moody Blues), Lorelei (Styx), Lady luck (Deep Purple), Stealin´(Uriah Heep), The day that earth caught fire (City Boy), What goes up (Alan Parsons Project), The hurt (Cat Stevens), Rivers rising (Edgar Winter Group), Hot night in Dallas (Moon Martin), I can do it (Rubettes), Honolulu (Harpo), Watch out (ABBA), Heart of stone (Kenny), How long (Ace), Why did you do it (Stretch), Sad eyeys (Robert John), Silver lady (David Soul), Silver dream machine (David Essex), Shes no angel (Heavy Metal Kids), Jenny Mattress (Eva Dahlgren), Ride like the wind (Christopher Cross), Devil woman (Cliff Richard), Devils gun (CJ & Co), Traveller in my songs (Landslaget), I shall sing (Art Grafunkel), Falling (LeBlanc & Carr), Dancin shoes (Nigel Olsson), Hello summertime (Bobby Goldsboro), No regrets (Walker Brothers), In Zaire (Johnny Wakelin), Every day hurts (Sad Café), See my baby jive (Wizzard), Gimme dat ding (Pipkins), Fly too high (Janis Ian), Do you wanna make love (Peter McCann), Save it for a rainy day (Stephen Bishop), Dancing in the city (Marshall Hain), I go to Rio (Peter Allen), Keep on jogging (Goran Rydh), Love rock (Neon Rose), Way back in the fifties (Carl Wayne), Baby its you (Promises), California (Duesenberg), Yoyu´re a lady (Peter Skellern), Eviva Espana (Sylvia), Whatcha gonna do (Pablo Cruise), Where have I been wrong (Cats), You´re such a good lookin´woman (Joe Dolan), Help, get me some help (Tony Ronald), Who do you think you are (Candlewick Green), Sandy (Svenne & Lotta), Kodachrome (Paul Simon), Roxy roller (Sweeney Todd), Rock and roll heaven (Righteous Brothers), I want to see you dancing (Terry Webster), Cant stop myself from loving you (William Shalespeare), Platinum blonde (Prelude), It´s a tall order for a short guy (Jonathan King), I wanna stay with you (Gallagher & Lyle), Hooked on a feeling (Blue Swede), Tired of toein´ the line (Rocky Burnette), Good grief Christina (Chicory Tip), You´re only lonely (JD Souther), Brother Louie (Stories), A glass of champagne (Sailor), Romeo (Mr. Big UK), Sky diver (Daniel Boone), Drivers seat (Sniff´n´the tears), Free electric band (Albert Hammond), Lonely lovers symphony (Giorgop Moroder), Gypsy woman, Brian Hyland), Let me be there (Olivia Newton-John), From New York to L.A. (Patsy gallant), Long legged woman dressed in black (Mungo Jerry), Car 67 (Driver 67), The baby (Hollies) ……..


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