Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

What are your top ten favorite songs from the 70s?

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    By: Becky
    • 10. Rhiannon by Fleetwood Mac
      It was hard to pick just one of theirs, but since this was their first big hit, I went with it. A very cool, moody song....
    • 9. Rock and Roll All Night by KISS
      You can't see it, but I'm making that devil horn sign as I'm typing this.
    • 8. Shattered by The Rolling Stones
      This is probably my favorite Stones song. Sha-dooby.
    • 7. Jive Talkin' by The Bee Gees
      I know everyone thinks of Staying Alive when they think of The Bee Gees...but this song is so funky, I love it.
    • 6. Hey Jude by The Beatles
      One of those songs that never gets old no matter how many times you hear it. You could na na na na for hours.
    • 5. Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John and Kiki Dee
      This was my favorite childhood song...and still one of my all time favorites.
    • 4. Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen
      I'm very partial to Bruce...but he's the Boss, what can I say?
    • 3. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Get out your lighters.
    • 2. Burnin' Sky by Bad Company
      No one sings like Paul Rodgers. Somehow he makes a song about a prison break sound sexy.
    • 1. Jungleland by Bruce Springsteen
      This may not have been a hit, but in my opinion, is simply the best song ever written...musically mesmerizing and lyrically brilliant.

    I would like to give honorable mention the Soundtrack to the best movie of the '70s....Grease!
    By: Glenn
    • 10. Walk This Way by Aerosmith
    • 9. I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor
    • 8. Staying Alive by BeeGees
    • 7. Hotel Calafornia by The Eagles
    • 6. Layla by Eric Clapton
    • 5. We Are the Champions by Queen
    • 4. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 3. American Pie by Don McClean
    • 2. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zepplin
    • 1. Bohiemian Rhapsody by Queen
      the ultimate song of the 70s or of anytime

    By: Melanie Allen
    • 10. Life In The Fast Lane by The Eagles
    • 9. Hotel California by The Eagles
    • 8. The Chain by Fleetwood Mac
    • 7. Gold Dust Woman by Fleetwood Mac
    • 6. Landslide by Fleetwood Mac
    • 5. Shop Around by Captain & Tennille
    • 4. Lonely Night/Angel Face by Captain & Tennille
    • 3. The Way I Want To Touch You by Captain & Tennille
    • 2. Do That To Me One More Time by Captain & Tennille
    • 1. Love Will Keep Us Together by Captain & Tennille

    By: Pete R
    • 10. Just What I needed by The Cars
    • 9. Sweet Emotion by Aerosmith
    • 8. Stuck in the Middle with you by Stealer's Wheel
    • 7. Staying Alive by The Bee Gees
    • 6. You Really Got Me by Van Halen
    • 5. Monkey Man by The Rolling Stones
    • 4. Superfly by Curtis Mayfield
    • 3. LA Woman by The Doors
    • 2. The Boys are Back in Town by Thin Lizzy
    • 1. Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett

    By: Debbie
    • 10. Long way to the top if you wanna Rock and Roll by AC/DC
      one of the top aussie bands ever
    • 9. Welcome to my Nightmare by Alice Cooper
      best played in the dark hehe
    • 8. You Sexy Thing by Hot Chocolate
      top disco song of its time,still like hot chocolates version the best
    • 7. Tonights the Night by Rod Stewart
      oh what memories:)
    • 6. Rock and Roll part 1 by Gary Glitter
      still makes me wanna get up and dance
    • 5. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Queen what a top of my fav queen songs,move over garth
    • 4. Eagle Rock by Daddy Cool
      after all these years its stilled played at nightclubs
    • 3. Bat out of Hell by Meatloaf
      reminds me of hanging out with friends,record blasting hehe
    • 2. American Pie by Don McLean
      also a timeless classic,that has so much meaning
    • 1. Imagine by John Lennon
      all time classic,still relevant to today

    The 70s what an era,and im so glad i lived it.So many songs to choose from.
    By: Steve
    • 10. Life's Been Good by Joe Walsh
      A song I still enjoy listening to! Joe is da man!!
    • 9. Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
      Don't really know why, I've just always liked this song.
    • 8. Highway Song by Blackfoot
      A song that has a real lonesome, aching feel to it.
    • 7. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      The perfect way to answer Neil Young's 'Southern Man.' A song that will forever remain a Skynyrd favorite.
    • 6. Slow Ride by Foghat
      To me, this song is the perfect way to end a concert!
    • 5. Pearl Necklace by ZZ Top
      Another lyrically intriguing song.
    • 4. Witchy Woman by Eagles
      A very intriguing song lyrically, and my favorite Eagles tune.
    • 3. Rock And Roll All Nite by KISS
      THE party song of the 70s from theband that puts on THE greatest rock & roll show on earth!!
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      another staple of classic rock FM radio, to me, this was the most interesting song ever recorded. How do you do the Fandango??
    • 1. Closer To Home (I'm Your Captain) by Grand Funk Railroad
      The anthem of an entire generation, this song is still a staple of classic rock FM radio.

    By: Jennifer
    • 10. Nights on Broadway by Bee Gees
    • 9. Rocket Man by Elton John
    • 8. Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald by Gordon Lightfoot
    • 7. In the Heart of the Night by Poco
    • 6. Thunder Island by Jay Ferguson
    • 5. Let's Stay Together by Al Green
    • 4. Baker Street by Gerry Rafferty
    • 3. Cool Change by Little River Band
    • 2. Mainstreet by Bob Seger
    • 1. Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett

    I was born in 1970, but this is the music I love and listen to all the time. These are 10 of my faves.
    By: Kimberly
    • 10. Come and get your love by Redbone
      best song ever
    • 9. Highway Song by Blackfoot
    • 8. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zepplin
      very classy
    • 7. Hard Luck Woman by Kiss
      Anything by Kiss
    • 6. Only Women Bleed by Alice Cooper
      Listen Close to the lyrics
    • 5. Four Walls of Raiford by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Best Ballad
    • 4. Do ya think I'm sexy by Rod Stewart
      Most definately Rod
    • 3. Turn the Page by Bob Seger
      Only the version by bob seger
    • 2. be my lover by Alice Cooper
      Best Alice song ever
    • 1. New Orleans Lady by Louisanna LaRue
      one awesome song still a classic

    All the songs and groups from the 70's beat anything since
    By: Deb
    • 10. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John
      Great song.
    • 9. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
      Roger Waters was the absolute best song writer ever and this is definitely a favorite.
    • 8. We Are The Champions by Queen
      Awesome band, awesome song.
    • 7. Piano Man by Billy Joel
      This song always reminds me of when I was little and it's just a simple, good song.
    • 6. Free Bird by Lynryd Skynyrd
      This song is just so epic and cool.
    • 5. Baba O'Reilly by The Who
      This song is just awesome!
    • 4. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      This song is just classic and Led Zeppelin rocks!
    • 3. American Pie by Don McLean
      This song is just such a classic.
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      This song is just awesome!! Queen is by far one of my favorite bands of the 70s and of all time. This is their masterpiece.
    • 1. Dream On by Aerosmith
      I can't get enough of power ballads and this is the original. I can listen to this song over and over again and it still just takes me away every time.

    Other favorites: Cats in the Cradle - Harry Chapin, Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkel, Time - Pink Floyd, Imagine - John Lennon, Wild World - Cat Stevens, Heart of Gold - Neil Young, I Will Survive - Gloria Gainor
    By: Eric Simpson
    • 10. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 9. Hotel California by The Eagles
    • 8. Iron Man by Black Sabbath
    • 7. Wondrful Tonight by Eric Clapton
    • 6. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 5. American Pie by Don McLean
    • 4. Bohiemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 3. Hey Jude by The Beatles
    • 2. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Free Bird by Lynryd Skynyrd

    Well, I think we all agree that Led Zeppelin was the best band of not only the 70's but of all time. Live on boys.

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