70s Music History's Greatest Disco Songs, Ranked  

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When you think "disco," what comes to mind? Mirror balls, big hair, and bigger dance moves. The best disco songs might inspire these images, sure, but they also incorporate elements of funk, soul, and pop music, inspiring listeners to hit the dance floor and boogie oogie oogie until they drop.

Disco fever reached its peak in the late '70s, and a majority of the top disco songs on this list are from that time frame. And yes, you’ll find repeat artists listed – especially the unforgettable Donna Summer. Ask any disco fan to try and choose just one favorite Donna Summer song. It’s impossible. Her most popular and iconic disco tracks are all here, including “Last Dance,” “I Feel Love” and “Love to Love You Baby.” What deserves the highest rank? That's up to you to decide.

The Bee Gees also take multiple spots on this list of good disco songs. “Stayin’ Alive,” “Night Fever” and “You Should Be Dancing” are just some of their biggest disco hits. The “Stayin’ Alive” soundtrack is basically a snapshot of all that was so great about this time in music history. Add a colorful dance floor (think Studio 54), a huge, diverse crowd filled with joy and total abandon, a disco ball and Tony Manero in that sweet white suit and boom – you’ve got an image that captures an entire era.

What are your favorite disco hit songs? These are some of the most famous in history, so check out the videos, bust some moves and vote for the best!

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1
154 79
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Bee Gees

2
77 29
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Earth, Wind & Fire

3
130 64
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Donna Summer

4
84 34
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Gloria Gaynor

5
82 33
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6
88 38
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Chic

7
83 35
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Lipps

8
80 33
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KC & the Sunshine Band

9
82 35
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Earth, Wind & Fire, The Emotions

10
78 33
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Thelma Houston

11
57 19
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A Taste of Honey

12
75 32
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Bee Gees

13
63 24
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Anita Ward

14
74 32
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The Trammps

15
78 35
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Donna Summer

16
62 24
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17
69 30
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Blondie

18
54 20
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Diana Ross

19
62 26
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Village People

20
52 19
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Donna Summer

21
48 18
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22
53 22
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Amii Stewart

23
52 24
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Sister Sledge

24
45 21
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Evelyn "Champagne" King

25
41 18
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McFadden & Whitehead