Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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

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    By: Franky
    • 10. Communication Breakdown by Led Zeppelin
    • 9. We Will Rock You by Qween
    • 8. Foxy Lady by Jimmy Hendrix
    • 7. Purple Haze by Jimmy Hendrix
    • 6. Im So Tierd by The Beatles
    • 5. Come Together by The Beatles
    • 4. Imagine by John Lenhon
    • 3. Rock and Role by Led Zeppelin
    • 2. Moby Dick (live) by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. D'yer M'aker by Led Zeppelin

    By: franky derobertis
    • 10. The Battle Of Evermore by Led Zeppelin
    • 9. Kahmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. Rock And Roll by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Misty Mountain Top by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 5. Black Dog by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. Immagrante Song by Led Zeppelin
    • 3. Communication Breakdown by Led Zeppelin
    • 2. D'yer M'aker by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Moby Dick (live) by Led Zeppelin

    By: Gina S.
    • 10. Let's Be Young Tonight by Jermaine Jackson
    • 9. That's How Love Goes by Jermaine Jackson
    • 8. I Let Love Pass Me By by Jermaine Jackson
    • 7. Homeward Bound by Jermaine Jackson
    • 6. Good For The Gander by Jermaine Jackson
    • 5. The Bigger You Love (the Harder You Fall) by Jermaine Jackson
    • 4. So In Love by Jermaine Jackson
    • 3. Ben by Michael Jackson
    • 2. Daddy's Home by Jermaine Jackson
    • 1. ABC by The Jackson 5

    By: Caleb M. Herndon
    • 10. Man In Black by Johnny Cash
      Classic country.
    • 9. Lola by The Kinks
      No matter how many times I hear this song or try to sing along with it, I still crack up.
    • 8. We're An American Band by Grand Funk Railroad
      I love the percussion in this one. Also, you can't go wrong with a band whose name was inspired by a railroad (Grand Trunk Western).
    • 7. Don't Fear The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
      I should probably have this one higher. It's art.
    • 6. Anarchy In The Uk by The Sex Pistols
      Punk music at it's finest.
    • 5. Cross Eyed Mary by Jethro Tull
      A hard rock band that incorporates the flute gets my vote.
    • 4. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      One word: awesome.
    • 3. Funk #49 by James Gang
      Joe Walsh has to be one of my favorite guitarists of all time.
    • 2. Never Been Any Reason by Head East
      I always have to crank it up to "eleven" when I hear this song on the radio.
    • 1. Seven Bridges Road by The Eagles
      My favorite Eagles song. You can never go wrong with perfect harmonies and the acoustic guitar.

    The 70's was just such an awesome time for music in general, and it was hard for me to pick my ten best from this era.
    By: Rick S
    • 10. Old Time Rock And Roll by Bob Seger
    • 9. Black Water by Doobie Brothers
    • 8. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 7. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 6. Rock And Roll All Nite by KISS
    • 5. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
    • 4. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 3. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 2. American Pie by Don McLean
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Pink Floyd

    Honorable mentions go to American Women - Guess Who Baba O'Riley - The Who
    By: Calvin Hendry
    • 10. Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel
      Not my favorite S&G, but the rest were all 60's. Fantastic for me if I'm in the right mood.
    • 9. 5:15 by The Who
      Great great album (Quadrophenia), and the song is a high point.
    • 8. Wonderful Tonight by Eric Clapton
      They didn't play it at my prom, but I got to dance to it that night anyway. It's very mushy, but I don't care. I've gotten over the notion I'm a pussy.
    • 7. Layla by Derek And The Dominoes
      I still get reminded of the movie Goodfellas when hearing this. Song and movie both kick ass.
    • 6. A Case Of You by Joni Mitchell
      Another one of those songs that's got a load of memories attached. I guess it doesn't matter if those memories are good or bad, song value goes flying.
    • 5. Famous Blue Raincoat by Leonard Cohen
      Acoustic, soft, slow, pretty? I LIKE!
    • 4. Life On Mars? by David Bowie
      Best David Bowie. Like most of the other songs from Hunky Dory, it's got such an incredible chorus that takes the listener up and down and just close your eyes and cream your pants.
    • 3. Shine A Light by The Rolling Stones
      Best Stones. Bar None, not Satisfaction, not Brown Sugar, not even Sympathy for the Devil takes me on a ride like "Shine a Light."
    • 2. In The Light by Led Zeppelin
      I'm a big fan of Led Zeppelin, but I've listened to them for a long time, and I have a pretty good idea of what songs I won't wear out after repeated listenings. I still like Stairway to Heaven plenty, but that song doesn't need any more recognition, this one does.
    • 1. Shelter From The Storm by Bob Dylan
      This song just brings back so many memories I don't feel right putting it below anything. Wonderful song, subtle melody. It's pretty, but not over-catchy so I've never gotten tired of it.

    By: Kyle
    • 10. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      It's nice and long!
    • 9. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      the guitar in this is so captivating.
    • 8. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      I don't know if it was the "bis milah" or the "Mamamia", but this song sticks with me.
    • 7. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      Great song!
    • 6. Hotel California by Eagles
      One of the only eagles songs i like.
    • 5. Just What I Needed by The cars
    • 4. Vera by Pink Floyd
      it has a really pretty melody.
    • 3. The Trial by Pink Floyd
      some people sya this song is weird. Well, it's genious!
    • 2. Time by Pink Floyd
      Dark side of the moon was a great album.
    • 1. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
      the BEST of Pink Floyd songs.

    By: Kyle
    • 10. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      It's nice and long
    • 9. Hotel California by Eagles
      The only Eagles song i like.
    • 8. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      My fave boston song
    • 7. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Freddie is A GOD!
    • 6. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      The guitar in "comfortably numb" is so captivating.
    • 5. Goodbye Blue Sky by Pink Floyd
      another great song from "the wall".
    • 4. Vera by Pink Floyd
      "vera" has a very pretty melody.
    • 3. The Trial by Pink Floyd
      Some people think this song is weird. Well i say, SHAME ON THEM! this song is great!
    • 2. Time by Pink Floyd
      the clocks in the begining work well, and the hidden meaning is quite wonderful.
    • 1. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
      The BEST of Pink Floyd!

    By: Bob Dole
    • 10. Same Old Song And Dance by Aerosmith
    • 9. For Those About To Rock (we Salute You) by AC/DC
    • 8. Calling Dr. Love by KISS
    • 7. Cat Scratch Fever by Ted Nugent
    • 6. Hot Blooded by Foreigner
    • 5. Waiting For The Sun by The Doors
    • 4. Money by Pink FLoyd
    • 3. Renegade by Styx
    • 2. Juke Box Hero by Foreigner
    • 1. Back In Black by AC/DC

    im not sure all of these are 70's since i wasnt around then...but im pretty sure im not that far off. and theyre probably not in order but these are just some songs i enjoy
    By: Bryan
    • 10. When The Levee Breaks by Led Zeppelin
    • 9. Another One Bites The Dust by Queen
    • 8. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Another Brick In The Wall, Part 2 by Pink Floyd
    • 6. Renegade by Styx
    • 5. Baba O'riley by The Who
    • 4. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 3. Run Like Hell by Pink Floyd
    • 2. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

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