Essential Canadian Songs of the Seventies

One song per artist only

  • “American Woman”, The Guess Who (1970) ▲ ♪
  • “As The Years Go By”, Mashmakhan (1970) ▲
  • “Le Petit Roi”, Jean-Pierre Ferland (1970) ♪
  • “Put Your Hand in the Hand”, Ocean (1971) ▲ ♪
  • “Sweet City Woman”, The Stampeders (1971) ▲ ♪
  • “Signs”, The Five-Man Electrical Band (1971) ♪
  • “Stay Awhile”, The Bells (1971)
  • “Love Me Love Me Love”, Frank Mills (1971)
  • “Heart of Gold”, Neil Young (1972) ▲
  • “J’ai rencontré l’homme de ma vie”, Diane Dufresne (1972)
  • “J’entends Frapper” Michel Pagliaro (1973) ♪
  • “Last Song”, Edward Bear (1973)
  • “Femme de Rêve”, Claude Dubois (1973) ♪
  • “Seasons in the Sun”, Terry Jacks (1974) ▲ ⌂
  • “You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet”, Bachman-Turner Overdrive (1974) ⌂
  • “Pour Un Instant”, Harmonium (1974)
  • “Sundown”, Gordon Lightfoot (1974) ▲
  • “You’re Having My Baby”, Paul Anka (1974) ▲
  • “Rock Me Gently”, Andy Kim (1974)
  • “Help Me”, Joni Mitchell (1974) ♪
  • “Gens du Pays”, Gilles Vigneault (1975) ♪
  • “Tonight is a Wonderful Time to Fall in Love”, April Wine (1975)
  • “Un Incident à Bois-des-Filion” Beau Dommage (1975)
  • “Roxy Roller”, Sweeney Todd (1976) ⌂
  • “Le Tour de L’Île”, Félix Leclerc (1976) ♪
  • “Sugar Daddy”, Patsy Gallant (1977) ⌂
  • “Stand Tall”, Burton Cummings (1977)
  • “Fly At Night”, Chilliwack (1977)
  • “À qui appartient le beau temps”, Paul Piché (1977)
  • “Hot Child in the City”, Nick Gilder (1978) ▲ ⌂
  • “Closer to the Heart”, Rush (1978) ♪
  • “Sometimes When We Touch”, Dan Hill (1978)
  • “You Needed Me”, Anne Murray (1978)
  • “I Just Wanna Stop”, Gino Vannelli (1978)
  • “Raise a Little Hell”, Trooper (1978)
  • “Paquetville”, Édith Butler (1979) ♪
  • “Je ne suis qu’une chanson”, Ginette Reno (1979)
  • “Night to Remember”, Prism (1979)
  • “Hold On”, Triumph (1979)
  • “Wondering Where the Lions Are” Bruce Cockburn (1979)

▲ Finished in theYear-End Top 10 (Toronto’s CHUM Chart)
♪ Inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame
⌂ Juno Award for Song of the Year

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