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UK No. 1 hits -- 1970s

 
No. Date Title Artist Wks
1970
281 31 Jan Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) Edison Lighthouse 5
282 07 Mar Wand'rin' Star Lee Marvin 3
283 28 Mar Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon & Garfunkel 3
284 18 Apr All Kinds Of Everything Dana 2
285 02 May Spirit In The Sky Norman Greenbaum 2
286 16 May Back Home England World Cup Squad 3
287 06 Jun Yellow River Christie 1
288 13 Jun In The Summertime Mungo Jerry 7
289 01 Aug The Wonder Of You Elvis Presley 6
290 12 Sep Tears Of A Clown Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 1
291 19 Sep Band Of Gold Freda Payne 6
292 31 Oct Woodstock Matthews Southern Comfort 3
293 21 Nov Voodoo Chile Jimi Hendrix Experience 1
294 28 Nov I Hear You Knockin' Dave Edmunds' Rockpile 6
1971
295 09 Jan Grandad Clive Dunn 3
296 30 Jan My Sweet Lord George Harrison 5
297 06 Mar Baby Jump Mungo Jerry 2
298 20 Mar Hot Love T. Rex 6
299 01 May Double Barrel Dave & Ansil Collins 2
300 15 May Knock Three Times Dawn 5
301 19 Jun Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep Middle Of The Road 5
302 24 Jul Get It On T. Rex 4
303 21 Aug I'm Still Waiting Diana Ross 4
304 18 Sep Hey Girl Don't Bother Me The Tams 3
305 09 Oct Maggie May / Reason To Believe Rod Stewart 5
306 13 Nov Coz I Luv You Slade 4
307 11 Dec Ernie Benny Hill 4
1972
308 08 Jan I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing New Seekers 4
309 05 Feb Telegram Sam T. Rex 2
310 19 Feb Son Of My Father Chicory Tip 3
311 11 Mar Without You Nilsson 5
312 15 Apr Amazing Grace Royal Scots Dragoon Guards 5
313 20 May Metal Guru T. Rex 4
314 17 Jun Vincent Don McLean 2
315 01 Jul Take Me Bak 'Ome Slade 1
316 08 Jul Puppy Love Donny Osmond 5
317 12 Aug School's Out Alice Cooper 3
318 02 Sep You Wear It Well Rod Stewart 1
319 09 Sep Mama Weer All Crazee Now Slade 3
320 30 Sep How Can I Be Sure David Cassidy 2
321 14 Oct Mouldy Old Dough Lieutenant Pigeon 4
322 11 Nov Clair Gilbert O'Sullivan 2
323 25 Nov My Ding-A-Ling Chuck Berry 4
324 23 Dec Long Haired Lover From Liverpool Little Jimmy Osmond 5
1974
325 27 Jan Blockbuster Sweet 5
326 03 Mar Cum On Feel The Noize Slade 4
327 31 Mar the Twelfth Of Never Donny Osmond 1
328 07 Apr Get Down Gilbert O'Sullivan 2
329 21 Apr Tie A Yellow Ribbon Dawn 4
330 19 May See My Baby Jive Wizzard 4
331 16 Jun Can The Can Suzi Quatro 1
332 23 Jun Rubber Bullets 10cc 1
333 30 Jun Skweeze Me Pleeze Me Slade 3
334 21 Jul Welcome Home Peters & Lee 1
335 28 Jul I'm The Leader Of The Gang (I Am) Gary Glitter 4
336 25 Aug Young Love Donny Osmond 4
337 22 Sep Angel Fingers Wizzard 1
338 29 Sep Eye Level Simon Park Orchestra 4
339 27 Oct Daydreamer / The Puppy Song David Cassidy 3
340 17 Nov I Love You Love Me Love Gary Glitter 4
341 15 Dec Merry Xmas Everybody Slade 4
1974
342 19 Jan You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me New Seekers 1
343 26 Jan Tiger Feet Mud 4
344 23 Feb Devilgate Drive Suzi Quatro 2
345 09 Mar Jealous Mind Alvin Stardust 1
346 16 Mar Billy - Don't Be A Hero Paper Lace 3
347 06 Apr Seasons In The Sun Terry Jacks 4
348 04 May Waterloo Abba 2
349 18 May Sugar Baby Love Rubettes 4
350 15 Jun The Streak Ray Stevens 1
351 22 Jun Always Yours Gary Glitter 1
352 29 Jun She Charles Aznavour 4
353 27 Jul Rock Your Baby George McCrae 3
354 17 Aug When Will I See You again Three Degrees 2
355 31 Aug Love Me For A Reason Osmonds 3
356 21 Sep Kung Fu Fighting Carl Douglas 3
357 12 Oct Annie's Song John Denver 1
358 19 Oct Sad Sweet Dreamer Sweet Sensation 1
359 26 Oct Everything I Own Ken Boothe 3
360 16 Nov Gonna Make You A Star David Essex 3
361 07 Dec You're the First The Last My Everything Barry White 2
362 21 Dec Lonely This Christmas Mud 4
1975
363 18 Jan Down Down Status Quo 1
364 25 Jan Ms. Grace Tymes 1
365 01 Feb January Pilot 3
366 22 Feb Make Me Smile (Come Up & See Me) Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel 2
367 08 Mar If Telly Savalas 2
368 22 Mar Bye Bye Baby Bay City Rollers 6
369 03 May Oh Boy Mud 2
370 17 May Stand By Your Man Tammy Wynette 3
371 07 Jun Whispering Grass Windsor Davies & Don Estelle 3
372 28 Jun I'm Not In Love 10cc 2
373 12 Jul Tears On My Pillow Johnny Nash 1
374 19 Jul Give A Little Love Bay City Rollers 3
375 09 aug Barbados Typically Tropical 1
376 16 Aug Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) Stylistics 3
377 06 Sep Sailing Rod Stewart 4
378 04 Oct Hold Me Close David Essex 3
379 25 Oct I Only Have Eyes For You Art Garfunkel 2
380 08 Nov Space Oddity David Bowie 2
381 22 Nov D.I.V.O.R.C.E. Billy Connolly 1
382 29 Nov Bohemian Rhapsody Queen 9
1977
383 31 Jan Mamma Mia Abba 2
384 14 Feb Forever & Ever Slik 1
385 21 Feb December '63 Four Seasons 2
386 06 Mar I Love To Love Tina Charles 3
387 27 Mar Save Your Kisses For Me Brotherhood Of Man 6
388 08 May Fernando Abba 4
389 05 Jun No Charge J.J. Barrie 1
390 12 Jun Combine Harvester Wurzels 3
391 26 Jun You To Me Are Everything Real Thing 3
392 17 Jul Forever & Ever / My Friend The Wind Demis Roussos 1
393 24 Jul Don't Go Breaking My Heart Elton John & Kiki Dee 6
394 04 Sep Dancing Queen Abba 6
395 16 Oct Mississippi Pussycat 4
396 13 Nov If You Leave Me Now Chicago 3
397 04 Dec Under The Moon Of Love Showaddywaddy 3
398 25 Dec When A Child Is Born Johnny Mathis 3
1977
399 15 Jan Don't Give Up On Us David Soul 4
400 12 Feb Don't Cry For Me Argentina Julie Covington 1
401 19 Feb When I Need You Leo Sayer 3
402 12 Mar Chanson D'amour Manhattan Transfer 3
403 02 Apr Knowing Me Knowing You Abba 5
404 07 May Free Deniece Williams 2
405 21 May I Don't Want To Talk About It / First Cut... Rod Stewart 4
406 18 Jun Lucille Kenny Rogers 1
407 25 Jun Show Me The Way To Go Jacksons 1
408 02 Jul So You Win Again Hot Chocolate 3
409 23 Jul I Feel Love Donna Summer 4
410 20 Aug Angelo Brotherhood Of Man 1
411 27 Aug Float On Floaters 1
412 03 Sep Way Down Elvis Presley 5
413 08 Oct Silver Lady David Soul 3
414 29 Oct Yes Sir I Can Boogie Baccara 1
415 05 Nov Name Of The Game Abba 4
416 03 Dec Mull Of Kintyre/Girls' School Wings 9
1979
417 04 Feb Uptown Top Ranking Althea & Donna 1
418 11 Feb Figaro Brotherhood Of Man 1
419 18 Feb Take A Chance On Me Abba 3
420 11 Mar Wuthering Heights Kate Bush 4
421 08 Apr Matchstalk Men & Matchstalk Cats & Dogs Brian & Michael 3
422 29 Apr Night Fever Bee Gees 2
423 13 May Rivers Of Babylon Boney M 5
424 17 Jun You're The One That I Want John Travolta & O. Newton-John 8
425 19 Aug Three Times A Lady Commodores 5
426 23 Sep Dreadlock Holiday 10cc 1
427 30 Sep Summer Nights John Travolta & O. Newton-John 7
428 18 Nov Rat Trap Boomtown Rats 2
429 02 Dec Do Ya Think I'm Sexy Rod Stewart 1
430 09 Dec Mary's Boy Child Boney M 4
1979
431 06 Jan Y.M.C.A. Village People 3
432 27 Jan Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick Ian Dury & The Blockheads 1
433 03 Feb Heart Of Glass Blondie 4
434 03 Mar Tragedy Bee Gees 2
435 17 Mar I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor 4
436 14 Apr Bright Eyes Art Garfunkel 6
437 26 May Sunday Girl Blondie 3
438 16 Jun Ring My Bell Anita Ward 2
439 30 Jun Are Friends Electric Tubeway Army 4
440 28 Jul I Don't Like Mondays Boomtown Rats 4
441 25 Aug We Don't Talk Anymore Cliff Richard 4
442 22 Sep Cars Gary Numan 1
443 29 Sep Message In A Bottle Police 3
444 20 Oct Video Killed The Radio Star Buggles 1
445 27 Oct One Day At A Time Lena Martell 3
446 17 Nov When You're In Love With A Beautiful Woman Dr. Hook 3
447 08 Dec Walking On The Moon Police 1
448 15 Dec Another Brick In The Wall Pink Floyd 5