Special Report

The Most Popular Song Every Year Since 1966

Source: Perenchio Artists / Wikimedia Commons / Public Domain / Wikimedia Commons

1971
> Song: Indian Reservation (The Lament Of The Cherokee Reservation Indian)
> Artist: The Raiders
> Weeks at #1 7
> Copies of single sold: 1 million

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1972
> Song: The Candy Man
> Artist: Sammy Davis, Jr. with The Mike Curb Congregation
> Weeks at #1 8
> Copies of single sold: 0.5 million

1973
> Song: Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Ole Oak Tree
> Artist: Dawn Featuring Tony Orlando
> Weeks at #1 14
> Copies of single sold: 0.5 million

Source: Jeff Fusco / Getty Images

1974
> Song: The Way We Were
> Artist: Barbra Streisand
> Weeks at #1 13
> Copies of single sold: 0.5 million

1975
> Song: My Eyes Adored You
> Artist: Frankie Valli
> Weeks at #1 6
> Copies of single sold: 0.5 million

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