Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Kevin O'Connor
    • 10. 'can't You Hear Me Knockin' ' by Rolling Stones
      The band at it's finest... nothing they've done since has come close.
    • 9. 'Since I've Been Loving You' by Led Zeppelin
      When the subject of Led Zeppelin comes up,this one rarely gets mentioned, but it is an amazing song. It'll make you hot, it'll make you cry.
    • 8. 'I Know I'm Losing You' by Rod Stewart
      An amazing re-working of the Temptations classic. Great drumming by Mick Waller. (SEE, boys and girls...this is what Rod Stewart USED TO be able to do!)
    • 7. 'Stay With Me' by Faces
      Pure, kick-ass Rock & Roll song.
    • 6. 'Time' by Pink Floyd
      I think what I like best about this song is David Gilmour's amazing guitar work... no it's the haunting lyrics.... no, wait, it's GOT to be the guitar.
    • 5. 'riders On The Storm' by The Doors
      Some of the best mood music ever made. You can almost feel the rain.
    • 4. 'Conquistador' by Procol Harum
      A powerful live performance. This song showed The Moody Blues the RIGHT way to blend a rock band and a symphony orchestra
    • 3. 'Fresh Air' by Quicksilver Messenger Service
      have another hit....
    • 2. 'No One To Depend On' by Santana
      Despite it's depressing sounding title, No song can elevate my mood the way this one does. It builds to such a climax, that I need a cigarette by the time it is over!
    • 1. 'Blue Sky' by The Allman Bros.
      Listen to it on a sunny day with the top down, (and crank up the guitar solo)

    ok, sure, they're kinda 'cliche', but even though they've been over played they are still the best ever, The TOP TEN OVERPLAYED SONGS OF THE 70's: 1)Stairway To Heaven - Led Zeppelin 2)Freebird - Lynyrd Skynyrd 3)Dream On - Aerosmith 4)Hotel California - Eagles 5)Smoke On The Water - Deep Purple 6)Layla - Derek and the Dominos 7)Aqualung - Jethro Tull 8)Funk 49 - The James Gang 9)LaGrange - ZZ Top 10)I'd Love To Change The World - Ten Years After
    By: Choc Box
    • 10. The Houses Of The Holy by Led Zeppelin
      Awesome song but lyrics are a bit warped
    • 9. Neil Young by Heart Of Gold
      Champion musician
    • 8. Desperado by The Eagles
      awesome lyrics and a awesome song
    • 7. All Along The Watch Tower by Jimmy Hendrix
      What a song!!!
    • 6. Is This Love by Bob Marley
      Bob marley is not only a brilliant musician and poet but an unbelievably unique dude
    • 5. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
      Jimmy page is a champ
    • 4. Immergration song by Led Zeppelin
      What can i say Led is the best band ever
    • 3. White Room by Cream
      Eric Clapton is a genius
    • 2. Hotel California by The Eagles
      An absolute classic
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      The best song ever made!!!!

    By: A.A. Barber
    • 10. Roundabout by Yes
      One word, Awesome!
    • 9. Achilles Last Stand by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. More Than A Feeling by Boston
    • 7. L.A. Women by The Doors
    • 6. Who Are You? by The Who
    • 5. Sunshine Of My Love by Cream
    • 4. Down By The Seaside by Led Zeppelin
    • 3. Renegade by Styx
    • 2. Us And Them by Pink Floyd
    • 1. Misty Mountain Hop by Led Zeppelin
      Wonderfully Great!

    By: Jason Hoffman
    • 10. Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen
      The piano intro is amazing and I love how the song builds up.
    • 9. Hotel California by The Eagles
      The guitar solo makes it a classic.
    • 8. Wild Horses by Rolling Stones
    • 7. Baba O' Riley by The Who
    • 6. L.A. Woman by The Doors
    • 5. Since I've Been Loving You by Led Zeppelin
      I've never heard so much energy and passion poured into one song.
    • 4. American Girl by Tom Petty
      There's something special about this song and it never gets old no matter how many times I play it.
    • 3. Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who
      The first punk band, this song inspired so many people.
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Overall the greatest rock band ever.
    • 1. Pink Floyd by Time
      The intro/guitar solo of all time. The beginning is haunting.

    By: Anthony B
    • 10. Hallowed Be Thy Name by Iron Maiden
      I love this one its old school
    • 9. Bob by NOFX
      This song is awesome
    • 8. Now I Wanna Sniff Some Glue by Th Ramones
      Ramones Forever
    • 7. I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend by The Ramones
      Ramones Forever
    • 6. I Wanna Be Sedated by The Ramones
      Ramones Forever
    • 5. American Jesus by Bad Religion
    • 4. All there is by Bad Religion
      This is awesome
    • 3. Sheena Is A Punk Rocker by The Ramones
      Ramones forever
    • 2. Bad Boy by The Adicts
      this is usually true
    • 1. Viva Las Vegas by Dead Kennedys
      This song rocks

    Punk is the best music in the world.
    By: Sir Whitakiss of the Round Table
    • 10. The Ocean by Led Zeppelin
    • 9. Breathe by Pink Floyd
    • 8. Peice Of My Heart by Janis Joplin
    • 7. Day Tripper by The Beatles
    • 6. Tiny Dancer by Sir Elton John
    • 5. Long Train Runnin' by The Doobie Brothers
    • 4. Me And Bobby Mcgee by Janis Joplin
    • 3. Time by Pink Floyd
      Off the best album ever
    • 2. Fat Bottom Girls by Queen
      what a classic
    • 1. Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin
      i don't even need to explain

    By: mad man
    • 10. Black Dog by Led Zepplin
      this song kick ass but is not as meaningful as zepplins other songs.
    • 9. Free Bird by Lynard Skinard
      this song is peaceful but doesnt quite catch me like my other 9
    • 8. Dream On by Aerosmith
      a classic song by a classis band. a great song and easy to comprehend for all ppl.
    • 7. We Will Rock You by Queen
      this song is a classic and great because of the sudden tempo change and and the finishing piece of the song brings it together.
    • 6. American Pie by Don Mclean
      catchy lyrics and a good flow makes this song unlike any other
    • 5. Hotel California by The Eagles
      its a very interesting song and the eagles made a good hit at the right time
    • 4. Time by Pink Floyd
      not a fan favorite of all but this song has a major meaning behind it and is a song you can just mellow out to.
    • 3. Kashmir by Led Zepplin
      led is the bomb
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      cant go wrong will queen
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zepplin
      anyone who has received the true meaning of this songs knows no matter what it riengs over all!

    these are my songs. Take them as you may and leave them as they are.
    By: Ken
    • 10. We Are The Champions by Queen
    • 9. American Pie by Don McLean
      Good God!
    • 8. Night Fever by The Bee Gees
      Best brothers I ever seen!
    • 7. New York State Of Mind by Bill Joel
      Is Piano Man better?
    • 6. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Listening to this was the best 8 minuts of my life
    • 5. Honkey Cat by Elton John
      Get back...
    • 4. Hotel California by The Eagles
      Such a good song
    • 3. Sabbath Bloody Babbath by Black Sabbath
      Uhh ozzy....
    • 2. Turn The Page by Bob Seger
      Good voice!
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Yeah! Queen is the best band for me at all time.

    By: Shawn Giletra
    • 10. Tunnel Of Love by Dire Straits
      The guitar/piano interplay at the end is orgasmic
    • 9. Cowgirl In The Sand by Neil Young
      'Hello Ruby is the dust. Is your band about to rust'
    • 8. Crime Of The Century by Supertramp
      Listen for the Pink Floyd influence. Or did they influence Pink Floyd? Discuss.
    • 7. Breakfast In America by Supertramp
      "take a look at my girlfriend, not much of a girlfriend but she's the only one i've got" - hilarious and sad
    • 6. TIny Dancer by Elton John
      Because of the bus scene is 'Almost Famous'
    • 5. Feel Like Making Love by Bad Company
    • 4. Horse With No Name by America
      In this one America channel the soul of Neil Young
    • 3. Don't Fear The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
      This is awesome
    • 2. Quick Sand by David Bowie
      Listen to the beautiful electric wordplay
    • 1. Like A Hurricane by Neil Young
      There are too many to choose from but this seems to fit right now

    no particular order. these are all fantastic songs by great artists that i would highly suggest getting immediately
    By: Robert Poulson
    • 10. Symptom Of The Universe by Black Sabbath
      I bloody like this song.... but i like the Sepultura cover even better
    • 9. Heartbreaker by Led Zeppelin
      i like the intro riff better than D.P's Smoke on the Water
    • 8. Supernaut by Black Sabbath
      as always, a stupidly catchy Black Sabbath song
    • 7. FreeBird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      The greatest guitar solo... technically
    • 6. Moby Dick by Led Zeppelin
      Bonham is GOD almighty with a drum set
    • 5. Highway Star by Deep Purple
      My favourite guitar solo....
    • 4. Child In Time by Deep Purple
      The greatest rock vocal performance.... ever!
    • 3. 39' by Queen
      From the same album as Bohemian Rhapsody, A Night at the Opera.... what a gem of a song. BTW, Its not Freddie Mercury on lead vocals on this one, Its Brian May!!!!
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      A freakin' classic... comes bloody close to Stairway to Heaven as the greatest rock song ever
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      a greatest rock song of all time from the greatest rock band of all time!!!!!!!!

    90s was the new 70s.... thanks for the memories

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