Top 10 Gloria Gaynor Songs

Gloria Gaynor Songs

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Our Top 10 Gloria Gaynor songs list takes a listen to the songs of a New Jersey born singer who had some of the biggest disco hits of the 1970s. Gloria Gaynor celebrated a number one single in 1979 with what would become the legendary song entitled “I Will Survive.: However, she was already well known in the music business from her earlier hits such as “Never Can Say Goodbye.” Her career so far has spawned twenty studio albums and close to fifty singles from 1975 up until her latest album release in 2019 entitled Testimony.

# 10 – We Just Can’t Make It

We open up our top 10 Gloria Gaynor songs list with the classic track “We Just Can’t Make It.”  The song was released as a bonus track on the CD version of the album entitled Never Can Say Goodbye. The album was originally released in 1975. The song gained wide popularity because it was released as the b side to Gloria Gaynor’s smash hit single “Never Can Say Goodbye.”

# 9 – Walk On By

Continuing with our top 10 Gloria Gaynor songs list we take a listen to the great song entitled “Walk On By.” This is one of the most widely covered Burt Bacharach songs of all time. The song was released on the album entitled Experience Gloria Gaynor. The album was released in 1975. The song reached the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number ninety eight.

# 8 -Mighty High

In the number eight spot on our top 10 Gloria Gaynor songs list we present the song entitled “Mighty High,” The song was released in 1997. It was recorded as a duet between Gloria Gaynor and the Tramps.The song broke into the US Billboard Dance/Disco Charts reaching all the way up to twelve. Over twenty years after her radio hit singles in the 70s, Gloria Gaynor was still going strong.

# 7 – Let’s Mend What’s Been Broken

In the number seven position our top 10 Gloria Gaynor songs list is the song entitled “Let’s Mend What’s Been Broken.” The song was released on the album entitled I Kinda Like Me. The album was released in 1981. It was the first single released from the album. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard R&B Charts peaking at number seventy six.

# 6 -Let Me Know (I Have A Right)

Landing in the number six spot our top 10 Gloria Gaynor songs list we present the song “Let Me Know (I Have A Right),” The song was released on the album entitled I Have a Right. The album was released in 1979.  It was the first single released from the album. This one was a success across the US Charts. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number 42. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard R&B Charts reaching all the way up to 61. The song also broke into US Billboard Dance/Disco Charts reaching all the way up to 19.

# 5 – (If You Want It) Do It Yourself

At the halfway point on our top 10 Gloria Gaynor songs list is the song  “(If You Want It) Do It Yourself.” The song was issued on the album entitled Experience Gloria Gaynor. The album was released in 1975. This album had great success on the disco charts .The song “(If You Want It) Do It Yourself.” was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number ninety eight. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard R&B Charts reaching all the way up to twenty four. However, the song had its greatest success on the US Billboard Dance/Disco Charts reaching all the way up to number one!

# 4 – Honey Bee

At the number four spot on our top 10 Gloria Gaynor songs list we present the very sweet song entitled “Honey Bee.” We love the sound of the bees at the songs beginning. Very Cool. This is one of the earliest disco songs. The song was released on the album entitled Never Can Say Goodbye. The album was released in 1974. It was the first  single released from the album.The song  was a hit on the US Billboard R&B Charts reaching all the way up to number fifty five. The song also broke into  US Billboard Dance/Disco Charts reaching all the way up to number two.

# 3 – Reach Out, I’ll Be There

Moving along on our top 10 Gloria Gaynor songs list  we takes a listen to the great Gloria Gaynor remake of the Four Tops classic single “Reach Out I’ll Be There”  The song was released on the album entitled  Never Can Say Goodbye. It was the third and final single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number sixty. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard R&B Charts reaching all the way up to number fifty two. The song also broke into the US Billboard Dance/Disco Charts reaching all the way up to two.

# 2 – Never Can Say Goodbye

As we start to get to a close on our top 10 Gloria Gaynor songs list we celebrate the song “Never Can Say Goodbye.” This song was so popular in 1974 as it seemed you heard it every time you turned on the radio back then. The song was a huge Top 10 hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number nine. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard R&B Charts reaching all the way up to thirty four. The song would become Gloria Gaynor’s first number one single of her career as it hit number one on the US Billboard Dance/Disco Charts.

# 1 – I Will Survive

We close out our top 10 Gloria Gaynor songs list with the classic track I Will Survive. If ever there was a song about surviving it was this one. “I Will Survive,” stands right up there in popularity with such classics as the Bee Gees “Stayin Alive,” and KC And The Sunshine Band’s “That’s The Way I Like It.” The song was released on the album entitled Love Tracks. The album was released in 1979. “I Will Survive,” would become Gloria Gaynor’s only number one single of her career on the Billboard Hot 100. “I Will Survive,” also became her only platinum selling single. This one was pretty big. It seems it still is.

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