Top 400 Songs 1969-72

The following 400 songs were played a lot during our years at AHS. We have included songs from 1969-1972. We thought you would have some fun going back and remembering some hits that are special to YOU.

On Friday night, we will have a DJ at the Cocktail Party (Arrowhead Golf Club). On the Invitation/Registration form, we asked for a favorite memory or song. Here is your chance to vote on a song or two that you HAVE TO HEAR. We will make sure that the songs with the most votes are played on Friday and maybe Saturday and Sunday too!

Go Retro!
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Polling Update – Best Songs of 1970

We’ve tabulated the results from our favorite songs polls. Please vote for the songs you’d like to hear at the reunion events from the updated play list below.

Click HERE for the complete poll results.


Moving On To 1970…

1970 was one of the great years in pop music. We saw an explosion of musical brilliance, in a dazzling multitude of styles. From Simon & Garfunkel to the Jackson 5, from Sly and the Family Stone to Rare Earth. Oh, and the Beatles, Aretha Franklin, B.B. King and Stevie Wonder.

1. Bridge Over Troubled Water, Simon & Garfunkel

2. (They Long To Be) Close To You, Carpenters

3. American Woman / No Sugar Tonight, Guess Who

4. Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head, B.J. Thomas

5. War, Edwin Starr

6. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, Diana Ross

7. I’ll Be There, Jackson 5

8. Get Ready, Rare Earth

9. Let It Be, Beatles

10. Band Of Gold, Freda Payne

11. Mama Told Me (Not To Come), Three Dog Night

12. Everything Is Beautiful, Ray Stevens

13. Make It With You, Bread

14. Hitchin’ A Ride, Vanity Fair

15. ABC, Jackson 5

16. The Love You Save / I Found That Girl, Jackson 5

17. Cracklin’ Rose, Neil Diamond

18. Candida, Dawn

19. Thank You (Fallettin Me Be Mice Elf Again) / Everybody Is A Star, Sly & The Family Stone

20. Spill The Wine, Eric Burdon & War

21. O-o-h Child / Dear Prudence, Five Stairsteps & Cubie

22. Spirit In The Sky, Norman Greenbaum

23. Lay Down (Candles In The Rain), Melanie & The Edwin Hawkins Singers

24. Ball Of Confusion (That’s What The World Is Today), Temptations

25. Love On A Two Way Street, Moments

26. Which Way You Goin’ Billy?, Poppy Family

27. All Right Now w Free

28. I Want You Back, Jackson 5

29. Julie, Do Ya Love Me, Bobby Sherman

30. Green-eyed Lady, Sugarloaf

31. Signed Sealed, Delivered (I’m Yours), Stevie Wonder

32. Ride Captain Ride, Blues Image

33. Venus, Shocking Blue

34. Instant Karma (We All Shine On), John Ono Lennon

35. Patches, Clarence Carter

36. Lookin’ Out My Back Door / Long As I Can See The Light, Creedence Clearwater Revival

37. Rainy Night In Georgia, Brook Benton

38. Something’s Burning, Kenny Rogers & The First Edition

39. Give Me Just A Little More Time, Chairmen Of The Board

40. Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes), Edison Lighthouse

41. The Long And Winding Road / For You Blue, Beatles

42. Snowbird, Anne Murray

43. Reflections Of My Life, Marmalade

44. Hey There Lonely Girl, Eddie Holman

45. The Rapper, Jaggerz

46. He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother, Hollies

47. Tighter, Tighter, Alive & Kicking

48. Come And Get It, Badfinger

49. Cecelia, Simon & Garfunkel

50. Love Land, Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band

51. Turn Back The Hands Of Time, Tyrone Davis

52. Lola, Kinks

53. In The Summertime, Mungo Jerry

54. Indiana Wants Me, R. Dean Taylor

55. (I Know) I’m Losing You, Rare Earth

56. Easy Come, Easy Go, Bobby Sherman

57. Express Yourself, Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band

58. Still Water (Love), Four Tops

59. Make Me Smile, Chicago 60. House Of The Rising Sun , Frijid Pink

61. 25 Or 6 To 4, Chicago

62. My Baby Loves Lovin’, White Plains

63. Love Or Let Me Be Lonely, Friends Of Distinction

64. United We Stand, Brotherhood Of Man

65. We’ve Only Just Begun, Carpenters

66. Arizona, Mark Lindsay

67. Fire And Rain, James Taylor

68. Groovy Situation, Gene Chandler

69. Evil Ways, Santana

70. No Time, Guess Who

71. Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time), Delfonics

72. The Wonder Of You / Mama Liked The Roses, Elvis Presley

73. Up Around The Bend / Run Through The Jungle, Creedence Clearwater Revival

74. (If You Let Me Make Love To You Then) Why Can’t I Touch You, Ronnie Dyson

75. I Just Can’t Help Believing, B.J. Thomas

76. It’s A Shame, Spinners

77. For The Love Of Him, Bobbi Martin

78. Mississippi Queen, Mountain

79. I Want To Take You Higher, Ike & Tina Turner

80. The Letter, Joe Cocker

81. Ma Belle Amie, Tee Set

82. The Bells, Originals

83. Yellow River, Christie

84. Somebody’s Been Sleeping, 100 Proof Aged In Soul

85. Vehicle, Ides Of March

86. Gimme Dat Ding, Pipkins

87. Lay A Little Lovin’ On Me, Robin Mcnamara

88. Up The Ladder To The Roof, Supremes

89. Travelin’ Band / Who’ll Stop The Rain, Creedence Clearwater Revival

90. Come Saturday Morning, Sandpipers

91. Psychedelic Shack, Temptations

92. Without Love (There Is Nothing), Tom Jones

93. Are You Ready?, Pacific Gas & Electric

94. Woodstock, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

95. I’ll Never Fall In Love Again, Dionne Warwick

96. Look What They’ve Done To My Song Ma, New Seekers

97. Walk A Mile In My Shoes, Joe South

98. The Thrill Is Gone, B.B. King

99. It’s Only Make Believe, Glen Campbell

100. Call Me, Aretha Franklin

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Go Retro!
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MORE 1969-1972 TOP 10 POLLS:
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Fads, Most Memorable Event, Movies, TV Shows

We’ve put together a pretty interesting group of interactive polls covering everything from your favorite era songs, to men landing on the moon, to Fun Palace and the South Drive-in! You can vote for your picks, check on the tallies, leave comments, and see what everybody else had to say. If we get good response to these polls, we’ll add even more! If you want to add your own zany poll, e-mail us!