Linda Ronstadt was probably the biggest new star of 1975. Her album, "Heart Like A Wheel" skyrocketed to number one on the charts for the year and featured "You're No Good" and "When Will I Be Loved?" Bob Marley's reggae continued to gain status with "No Woman, No Cry" and "Get Up, Stand Up". Bruce Springsteen's "Born to Run" and "Thunder Road" gained respect among hard rockers and those who just liked "good music". Captain and Tennille enjoyed huge success with "Love Will Keep Us Together"!
Important Fact: Elton John's "Captain Fantastic and The Brown Dirt Cowboy entered the charts at #1 in 1974 and became his biggest all-time seller.
The Rolling Stone named 500 of the greatest songs of all time. 16 songs made the cut in 1975!
408 Sweet Emotion - Aerosmith
481 Young Americans - David Bowie
341 The Harder They Come - Jimmy Cliff
68 Tangled Up In Blue - Bob Dylan
329 That's The Way Of The World - Earth, Wind and Fire
488 Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac
479 Lady Marmalade - Labelle
140 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin
37 No Woman, No Cry (Live) - Bob Marley
296 Get Up, Stand Up - Bob Marley
302 Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain - Willie Nelson
316 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
163 Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
21 Born To Run - Bruce Springsteen
86 Thunder Road - Bruce Springsteen
321 Cortez The Killer - Neil Young