Top Ten Songs of the Seventies
What are your top ten favorite songs from the 70s?
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By: Jim Page (not THE Jimmy Page)
- 10. Poor Tom by Led Zeppelin
- 9. Goin To California by Led Zeppelin
- 8. The Battle Of Evermore by Led Zeppelin
I love the Lord of the Rings.
- 7. The Ocean by Led Zeppelin
- 6. Out On The Tiles by Led Zeppelin
- 5. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin
I don't know what it is about it but I love this song.
- 4. Since I've Been Loving You by Led Zeppelin
great music in this song.
- 3. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
everything in it to make the perfect rock song,besides those rumors about satanic messeges.
- 2. Heartbreaker by Led Zeppelin
one of my fav guitar riffs and one of the best solos
- 1. Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin
This song is just genious, and the solo, simple but also genious
Led Zeppelin, as you can see in my opinion, is the greatest band of all time, there will never be another to top them.
- 10. Everybody Plays The Fool by The Main Ingredient
Another pop tune with a very true message..
- 9. I'm Not In Love by 10cc
It was between this song and "Good Morning Judge" by the same band... the former was a much more popular song, and probably more unique.
- 8. Smokin' by Boston
Between the keyboards and guitar licks, this was major league rockin.
- 7. Black Betty by Ram Jam
One of the Rockingest riff songs of the 70s
- 6. American Woman (1970) by Guess Who
Very cool guitar riffs; a lot of mystery over what the Guess Who meant.. some say it was a slam against the statue of Liberty.
- 5. Telephone Line by ELO
I went through a big ELO phase as a teen.. this was my favorite
- 4. Stranglehold by The Nuge
If you couldn't rock out to this song you'd have to be brain dead.
- 3. Time by Pink Floyd
Off the Dark Side of the Moon album, this was one of the most inspiring songs of my youth. The 70s version of 'Git r Done'
- 2. Love To Love by UFO
Beautiful hard rock ballad.
- 1. Kashmir by Led Zepplin
When you look at all the Zepplin songs, there is not one that is like the other. They are the king of originality. Kashmir is a masterpiece. Its blend of instrumentation, driving beat... hundreds of years from now, it will still be looked upon as a classic.
- 10. China Grove by Doobie Brothers
Long Train Running, Black Water had to have a Doobie entry.
- 9. Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits
Late Seventies - just when we needed it.
- 8. Won't Get Fooled Again by Who
One of the best
- 7. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
Several others by Queen would work as well
- 6. Let It Rock by Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band
Live Bullet - Great Seventies Album
- 5. Do You Feel Like We Do by Peter Frampton
If you lived in the Seventies, then you owned this one.
- 4. Freebird by Lynard Skynard
Southern Rock's Anthem and every wannbe redneck that has held the lighter up knows the rest
- 3. Can't You See by Marshall Tucker Band
Have to turn it up and sing along
- 2. Staiway To Heaven by Led Zepplin
How many dates heard this song?
- 1. Hotel California by Eagles
As many Farewell Tours as they want
The Seventies had so many great artists, bands and music. My kids listen to the same artists today (thankfully) but one can only -- Imagine, My Sweet Lord - A Band on the Run during the seventies. I Know It Don't Come Easy, but they left a legacy in the decade prior. We May Never Pass This Way Again -- so Rock On.
By: SUE SMITH
- 10. Stairway To Heaven by Led ZEP
Probably blasformus for saying this but I loved it at the time.It would of had to be one of most played so therefor overkilled songs.
- 9. Old Man by Neil Young
I must get Harvest again,but on CD
- 8. Sweet Caroline by Status Quo
There's not really a particular favourite.Rick Parfitt,Francis Rossy,Alan Lancaster and John Coghlin loved all of them and their music.Great in concert.
- 7. Teenage Rampage by Sweet
- 6. Ballroom Blitz by Sweet
Same as above
- 5. Rock N' Roll by Gary Glitter
On a Friday at warrandyte primary school we had record day.A few of us use to dance our heads off to the same Suzi Q,Gary Glitter and Sweet records for the whole year of grade 6.
- 4. Can The Can by Suzi Quatro
I loved her concert in I think around '75 at Festival Hall Melbourne.She rocked down the house.Saw her again 20 years later.
- 3. Bohiemian Rapsody by Queen
This song was always fun.Even today if it is played,everyone starts singing to it.
- 2. Oh Very Young by Cat Stevens
I've always loved this man.My partner recently bought me the DVD titaled Majikat.I also chose the the song Oh very young to be played at my beautiful infant boy Matthews funeal.
- 1. Layla by Eric Clapton
An absoloute classic.I still listen to it these days
Lou Reid,David Bowie,Black Sabbith,Deep Purple,Forienger
- 10. Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap by AC/DC
Not the most popoular ac/dc song, but one of the best!! Dirty deeds done dirt cheap!!
- 9. Sultans Of Swings by Dire Straits
Who desn't know it?
- 8. Iron Man by Black Sabbath
- 7. Easy Livin' by Uriah Heep
Incredible song!! Must have!!
- 6. My Generation by The Who
This song ROCKS!
- 5. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
Greatest all time riff!!
- 4. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
No words needed on this one..
- 3. Tuesday's Gone by Lynyrd Skynyrd
Sweet guitars, i love this song.
- 2. Stargazer by Ritchie's Blackmore Rainbow
Amazing works by Rainbow! 8+ minutes of ecstasy! One of the best song of all time!
- 1. Doctor Doctor by U.F.O.
Great Song, great riffs, great chrous,great solo...thanks UFO!
I surely forget a lot of great 70s groups..i want to mention Aerosmith, Blue Oyster Cult, Budgie, Grand Funk Railroad, Kiss, Montrose, Mountain, Nazareth, Queen, Scorpions, Thin Lizzy, Trapeze, Whitesnake, Whishbone Ash, Pink Floyd, YES and Rush!
- 10. Billy Idol by White Wedding
- 9. Aztec Camera by Spanish Horses
- 8. Creedence Water Revival by Fortunate Son
- 7. David Bowie by The Man Who Sold The World
- 6. Boxer by Simon & Garfunkle
- 5. Crazy On You by Heart
- 4. Man Of The World by Fleetwood Mac
- 3. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zepelin
- 2. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynrd Skynrd
- 1. Dust In The Wind by Kansas
By: J Jones
- 10. War Pigs by Black Sabbath
- 9. Heartbreaker by Led Zeppelin
This is Page at his best.
- 8. Hotel California by The Eagles
- 7. Imagine by John Lennon
One of the most emotionally piercing songs eve written.
- 6. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
Great guitar riff and an even better piano finale.
- 5. American Pie by Don McLean
- 4. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
- 3. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
Thank you Wayne and Garth for revitalizing this classic.
- 2. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
The Supreme southern rock anthem and hands down the greatest guitar solo of all time.
- 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
Probably the greatest rock song ever.
- 10. Hollywood Waltz by Eagles
I just love a waltz.
- 9. Easy by Commodors
- 8. Lights by Journey
- 7. Let Me Take You Home Tonight by Boston
- 6. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
- 5. Dancing Queen by ABBA
- 4. Wild World by Cat Stevens
- 3. Your Song by Elton John
- 2. Taxi by Harry Chapin
- 1. Bell Bottom Blues by Eric Clapton
- 10. White Room by Cream
Go Eric...still going strong after all these years!
- 9. Magic Carpet Ride by Steppenwolf
- 8. Time by Pink Floyd
- 7. Mississippi Queen by Mountian
- 6. Till I Saw The Light by Todd Rundgren
Awesome song, just downloaded it*
- 5. Hey Jude by Beatles
they were the best!
- 4. Last song by Edward Bear
reminds me of my 1st time with Buster
- 3. Can't You Hear Me Knocking? by The Stones
Lovin it still*
- 2. Living In The Past by Jethro Tull
I LOVED JTULL...still do*
- 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zep
Gotta still love ut, its timeless
Teacher, Aqalung,anything Jethro Tull Anyhting Led Zep, anything Pink Floyd
By: Sindre Myhrene
- 10. Radar Love by Golden Earring
- 9. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
- 8. Baba O' Reilly by The Who
- 7. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John
- 6. The Last Resort by The Eagles
- 5. Piano Man by Billy Joel
- 4. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zepplin
- 3. Little Willy by Sweet
- 2. The Night Chicago Died by Paper Lace
- 1. Love Hurts by Nazareth
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