70s charts | Personal year chart 1975

** = funk/disco/soul/jazz/reggae/world/ska/or combinations
**** = pop or rock
# = guilty pleasures

My top 3 of favorite songs of the year 1975 (out of 28 listed here):

  1. Stanley Turrentine – Vera Cruz **
  2. Michael Jackson – One day in your life (Note: 6 years later a Dutch hit) **
  3. Pink Floyd – Shine on you crazy diamond (part 1-5) ****

Other favorites:

  • Abba – I do, I do, I do, I do, I do, I do ****/#
  • Abba – S.O.S. ****
  • Bob Dylan – Hurricane ****
  • Cortex – Chanson d’un jour d’hiver **
  • Fela Kuti – Water no get enemy (long version) **
  • Gloria Gaynor – Never can say goodbye **
  • Kool & The Gang – Summer madness **
  • The Lyman Woodard Organization – Belle isle daze part 1 & 2 **
  • MPB 4 – Galope **
  • Pink Floyd – Shine on you crazy diamond (part 6-9)
  • Pink Floyd – Welcome to the machine ****
  • Pussycat – Missisippi ****/#
  • Queen – Bohemian rapsody ****

Doubt cases:

(I don’t know if I want to put it in the list above, or in the ‘bubbling under’ part)

  • Dave – Danser maintenant ****
  • Julio Iglesias – Quiero ****/#

Bubbling under:

  • Dizzy Man’s Band – The opera ****/#
  • Hot Chocolate – You sexy thing ****
  • The JB’s – Here we come here we go here we are **
  • Labi Siffre – I got the **
  • Mandrill – Disco lypso **
  • Marc Moulin – Le beau galop **
  • MFSB – K-Jee **
  • Minnie Riperton – Minnie’s lament ****
  • Roxy Music – Love is the drug ****
  • Teach-In – Ding-a-dong ****/#

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