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Billboard USA No. 2 hits -- 1970s - all the singles that peaked at #2 in the USA chart

 
No. Date Title Artist Wks
1970
272 21 Feb Hey There Lonely Girl Eddie Holman 1
273 07 Mar Travellin' Band / Who'll Stop The Rain Creedence Clearwater Revival 2
274 21 Mar The Rapper Jaggerz 1
275 23 May Vehicle Ides Of March 1
276 06 Jun Which Way You Goin' Billy Poppy Family 2
277 03 Oct Lookin' Out My Back Door/Long As I Can See The Light Creedence Clearwater Revival 1
278 31 Oct We've Only Just Begun Carpenters 4
279 26 Dec One Less Bell To Answer 5th Dimension 2
1971
281 27 Feb Mamma's Pearl Jackson 5 2
282 20 Mar She's A Lady Tom Jones 1
283 10 Apr What's Going On Marvin Gaye 3
284 01 May Put Your Hand In The Hand Ocean 1
285 08 May Never Can Say Goodbye Jackson 5 3
286 19 Jun Rainy Days & Mondays Carpenters 2
287 14 Aug Mr. Big Stuff Jean Knight 2
288 28 Aug Take Me Home Country Roads John Denver 1
289 11 Sep Spanish Harlem Aretha Franklin 2
290 16 Oct Superstar Carpenters 2
1972
291 26 Feb Hurting Each Other Carpenters 2
292 22 Apr Rockin' Robin Michael Jackson 2
293 06 May I Gotcha Joe Tex 2
294 08 Jul Outa Space / I Wrote A Simple Song Billy Preston 1
295 15 Jul Too Late To Turn Back Now Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose 2
296 02 Sep Long Cool Woman In A Black Dress Hollies 2
297 14 Oct Use Me Bill Withers 2
298 28 Oct Burnin' Love Elvis Presley 2
299 04 Nov Nights In White Satin Moody Blues 2
300 18 Nov I'd Love You To Want Me Lobo 2
301 30 Dec Clair Gilbert O'Sullivan 2
1974
302 24 Feb Duelling Banjos Eric Weissberg & Steve Mandell 4
303 31 Mar Also Spracht Zarathustra (2002) Deodato 1
304 07 Apr Neither One Of Us Gladys Knight & The Pips 2
305 28 Apr The Cisco Kid War 2
306 02 Jun Daniel Elton John 1
307 16 Jun Playground In My Mind Clint Holmes 2
308 07 Jul Kodakchrome Paul Simon 2
309 28 Jul Yesterday Once More Carpenters 1
310 11 Aug Live & Let Die Wings 3
311 06 Oct Loves Me Like A Rock Paul Simon 1
312 13 Oct Ramblin' Man Allman Brothers Band 1
313 08 Dec Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Elton John 3
1974
314 09 Mar Boogie Down Eddie Kendricks 2
315 18 May Dancing Machine Jackson 5 2
316 15 Jun You Make Me Feel Brand New Stylistics 2
317 09 Nov Jazzman Carole King 1
318 23 Nov Do It (Til You're Satisfied) BT Express 2
319 14 Dec When Will I See You Again Three Degrees 1
1975
320 04 Jan You're The First The Last My Everything Barry White 2
321 21 Jun When Will I Be Loved Linda Ronstadt 2
322 26 Jul I'm Not In Love 10cc 3
323 08 Nov Lyin' Eyes Eagles 2
1976
324 07 Feb Love To Love You Baby Donna Summer 2
325 06 Mar All By Myself Eric Carmen 3
326 27 Mar Dream Weaver Gary Wright 3
327 01 May Right Back Where We Started From Maxine Nightingale 2
328 12 Jun Get Up & Boogie Silver Convention 3
329 31 Jul Love Is Alive Gary Wright 2
330 25 Sep I'd Really Loved To See You Tonight England Dan & John Ford Coley 2
331 04 Sep You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine Lou Rawls 2
332 20 Nov Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald Gordon Lightfoot 2
333 11 Dec Rubberband Man Spinners 3
1977
334 12 Mar Fly Like An Eagle Steve Miller Band 2
335 30 Jul I'm In You Peter Frampton 3
336 10 Sep Higher & Higher Rita Coolidge 1
337 17 Sep Float On Floaters 2
338 01 Oct Keep It Comin' Love K.C. & The Sunshine Band 3
339 22 Oct Nobody Does It Better Carly Simon 3
340 12 Nov Boogie Nights Heatwave 2
341 26 Nov Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue Crystal Gayle 3
1979
342 28 Jan Short People Randy Newman 3
343 13 May The Closer I Get To You Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway 2
344 24 Jun Baker Street Gerry Rafferty 6
345 18 Nov Double Vision Foreigner 2
1979
346 03 Feb Y.M.C.A. Village People 3
347 24 Feb Fire Pointer Sisters 2
348 16 Jun We Are Family Sister Sledge 2
349 15 Sep After The Love Has Gone Earth Wind & Fire 2
350 10 Nov Dim All The Lights Donna Summer 2