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Best Songs for a 70s Themed Party

Throwing a 70s themed party is a great way to bond with your friends who all grew up in that decade. You can catch up with one another’s life while talking about your days back in the 70s, as well. To enjoy it more, you can come up with fun games and serve delicious foods. Another important thing you should not forget when throwing a party is music. It is something that will make your party alive. 

The 1970s saw the rise of disco, which is one of the biggest genres of the decade. Aside from that, some of the other popular genres throughout the decade are funk, jazz, and soul. After that, it transformed into rock and roll, with punk rock booming throughout the mid to late 1970s. 

If you are throwing a 70s themed party soon, whether it’s a barbecue party, pool party, a rave party, or whatever kind of party you have in mind, you need some good 70s music to play. To help you, here are some of the best songs that will make everyone in your 70s themed party dance and sing along. 

  1. “Dreadlock Holiday” by 10CC
  2. “Dancing Queen” by Abba
  3. “Long Way to the Top” by ACDC
  4. “Let’s Stay Together” by Al Green
  5. “I Love the Nightlife” by Alicia Bridges
  6. “Rock Lobster” by B52s
  7. “Heart” by Barracuda
  8. “Can’t Smile Without You” by Barry Manilow
  9. “Can’t Get Enough of Your Love” by Barry White
  10. “Saturday Night Fever” by Bee Gees
  11. “Piano Man” by Billy Joel
  12. “Is This Love” by Bob Marley
  13. “More Than a Feeling” by Boston
  14. “Video Killed the Radio Star” by the Buggles
  15.  “Kung Fu Fighting” by Carl Douglas
  16. “Le Freak” by Chic
  17. “Boys Don’t Cry” by The Cure
  18. “Smoke on the Water” by Deep Purple
  19. “Hot Stuff” by Donna Summer
  20. “Heartache Tonight” by the Eagles
  21. “Tiny Dancer” by Elton John
  22. “Pump It Up” by Elvis Costello
  23. “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” by Frankie Valli
  24. “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor
  25. “Blame It On the Boogie” by Jackson 5
  26. “I Love Rock N Roll” by Joan Jett
  27. “You are So Beautiful” by Joe Cocker
  28. “Boogie Shoes” by KC & the Sunshine Band
  29. “I Was Made for Loving You” by Kiss
  30. “My Sharona” by The Knack
  31. “Get Down on It” by Kool & the Gang
  32. “Lady Marmalade” by Labelle
  33. “Whole Lotta Love” by Led Zeppelin
  34. “You Make Me Feel Like Dancing” by Leo Sayer
  35. “Rock with You” by Michael Jackson
  36. “Born to Be Alive” by Patrick Hernandez
  37. “Roxanne” by the Police
  38. “Bohemian Rhapsody” by Queen
  39. “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy” by Rod Stewart
  40. “What I Like About You” by the Romantics
  41. “Isn’t She Lovely” by Stevie Wonder
  42. “Disco Inferno” by the Tramps
  43. “YMCA” by Village People
  44. “Play that Funky Music” by Wild Cherry
  45. “Sweet Home Alabama” by Lynyrd Skynyrd
  46. “Hawaii Five-0 Theme Song” by Morton Stevens
  47. “Rollercoaster” by Ohio Players
  48. “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” by Elton John and Kiki
  49. “Changes” by David Bowie
  50. “Stayin’ Alive” by Bee Gees

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These are some of the best songs you can play for a 70s themed party. These songs will surely make your guests dance and sing along throughout your party. 

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