Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Michael
    • 10. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Obviously this is gonna be on here... not my favorite, but you haveta give props to Jimmy Page and Robert Plant for their duo in this song.
    • 9. House Of The Rising Sun by Pink Floyd
      Picture yourself running through the desert with nothing but this song playing and then ull understand.
    • 8. Fearless by Pink Floyd
      Doing what you like and not caring what people think, even if it's not the best.
    • 7. The Thin Ice by Pink Floyd
      One of the finest "never give up" songs of all time.
    • 6. High Hopes by Pink Floyd
      The details in this song could possible be relative to a movie...bad guy chasing good guy scenario.
    • 5. Hey You by Pink Floyd
      Chill with the sacred herb and ull c y it's sucha great song.
    • 4. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      Great guitar solo and to top it all off Waters follows through with a lyrical masterpiece.
    • 3. Time by Pink Floyd
      Shows a good point in life on how not to give up and say wut youuld of been at age 70.
    • 2. Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) by Pink Floyd
      Could of been my favorite song of all time but over the years I outplayed it.
    • 1. Money by Pink Floyd
      The bassline in this song is one for the history books. Roger Waters proves he has one of the greatest voices in rock.

    Floyd is better than Zeppelin.
    By: Scott
    • 10. Money by Pink Floyd
    • 9. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 8. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Voodoo Child by Jimi Hendrix
    • 6. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
    • 5. Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who
    • 4. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 3. Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin
      For so long it IS true this song is unbelievable.
    • 2. Blitzkreig Bop by The Ramones
      Who doesn't know the chorus to this one?
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Best of the 70's, best ever, 'nuff said.

    By: Cheech
    • 10. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 9. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 8. Under Pressure by Queen & David Bowie
    • 7. Baba O'Riley by The Who
    • 6. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
    • 5. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 4. Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie
      I dunno why this song is so great but to me it is.
    • 3. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
      Not the most talented band, but all their songs seem to capture our attention. If you wanna get a party started bust out the AC/DC.
    • 2. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin
      Ahhhh... what can I say, an amazing tune by the greatest band.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      C'mon people I know it's everyone else's #1, but they are all right. Zeppelin are the pioneers of rock and you are not gonna find a better band ever. Page is da bomb on the guitar.

    By: pychedelicman
    • 10. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
    • 9. Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. Teenage Wasteland by The Who
    • 7. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 6. Shine On You Crazy Diamond by Pink Floyd
      Even more Floyd?
    • 5. L.A. Woman by The Doors
      Mojo risin'...
    • 4. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 3. Echoes by Pink Floyd
      Best song for a trip...ever!
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      Just made it.. 'The Wall' came out late '79.

    note: I like a very large varity of music I'm not closed to just Floyd and Zeppelin. They are just far superior bands to me, so they rule the best of the list.
    By: Txetxo
    • 10. Anarchy In The U.K. by Sex Pistols
      Great response.
    • 9. Angie by Rolling Stones
      Rolling's never die!
    • 8. Roxanne by The Police
      Great voice.
    • 7. D'yer M'aker by Led Zeppelin
      Plant, how can you do it?!
    • 6. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
      The song all guitar players learn.
    • 5. London Calling by The Clash
      The Clash, it's all said.
    • 4. Hotel California by The Eagles
      Great guitar.
    • 3. Bohemian Rapsody by Queen
      A brilliant song from a brilliant band.
    • 2. L.A. Woman by The Doors
      Pure Jim Morrison.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      The best song ever made.

    By: Joe Calton
    • 10. Shout It Out Loud by KISS
    • 9. Ten Years Gone by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 7. Money by Pink Floyd
    • 6. Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who
      Not sure if it's the 70's but this song rules.
    • 5. Misty Mountain Hop by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin
      Awesome acoustic song.
    • 3. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
    • 2. Foreplay/Long Time by Boston
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Best song ever.

    By: Will
    • 10. The Millionaire Waltz by Queen
      This song is just awesome. The bass takes a lead role in the opening, and Brian May plays a waltz on his Red Special.
    • 9. Layla by Derek and the Dominos
      Allman and Clapton are two of the all-time greatest guitarists and they shine on the Dominos' studio album's title track.
    • 8. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Dedicated to guitar great Duane Allman, it has a guitar solo that would make him proud.
    • 7. Hotel California by The Eagles
      Awesome guitar solo and great lyrics.
    • 6. Live Wire by AC/DC
      One of AC/DC's best songs. A hard rocker.
    • 5. Us And Them by Pink Floyd
      A slow song about war, features awesome keyboards and Dick Parry sax solo!
    • 4. The Real Me by The Who
      John Entwistle produces one of the greatest bass performances ever on this song. Worth a listen by not only musicians, but everyone.
    • 3. The Ocean by Led Zeppelin
      Powerful drums, powerful riff. Great song.
    • 2. 2112 by Rush
      Underrated and unheard by many due to its long running time, this rock opera explores art, creativity and the lackthereof in a future society. It's also one rockin' tune!
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      The greatest song of the greatest genre of music. Easy descision.

    Make a playlist w/ all these songs on it, listen to it 5 times, and turn on a radio station that plays current music. You'll realize quickly how bad most of it is.
    By: Chris Martin
    • 10. Sister Golden Hair by America
    • 9. Wishing You Were Here by Chicago
      Take the boat out to the middle of the lake, cut the motor and cue this up on the eight-track.
    • 8. Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey by Paul & Linda McCartney
      Paul once said that he thought 'Band On The Run' proved to him he was a good songwriter. I think he should have been paying attention here.
    • 7. Mandy by Barry Manilow
      First 45 I ever bought. A timeless classic, just like the singer.
    • 6. If by Bread
      For me, the definition of a haunting ballad.
    • 5. Superstar by Carpenters
      Karen, you left us far too soon.
    • 4. Nights Are Forever Without You by England Dan & John Ford Coley
      One of my great early memories is watching this song performed on the Mike Douglas Show.
    • 3. American Pie by Don McLean
      The classic, the story of music in my generation.
    • 2. Strange Magic by ELO
      'Never gonna be the same again, I see the way it's got to end, sweet dream, sweet dream...'
    • 1. No Time by The Guess Who
      Seasons change and so did I, but this song at #1 never changes.

    I have a list I'm currently putting together that stands at 125 as I type this. These, though, are the head and shoulders.
    By: Bennett
    • 10. Magic Carpet Ride by Steppenwolf
    • 9. Baba O'Reilly by The Who
    • 8. Carry On Wayward Son by Kansas
    • 7. Hotel California by The Eagles
    • 6. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 5. Imagine by John Lennon
      The lyrics are untouchable.
    • 4. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
      Best song of this era by greatest guitarist ever.
    • 3. Who Are You by The Who
      Great solo and vocals, fantastic rock song.
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Great blend of every music. Truly original.
    • 1. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Best classic rock song ever.

    Also: 'Behind Blue Eyes' and 'We Won't Get Fooled Again' by The Who, 'Sweet Home Alabama' and 'Tuesdays Gone' by Lynyrd Skynyrd, 'Cocaine' and every other song by Eric Clapton, and 'Comfortably Numb' and 'Wish You Were Here' by Pink Floyd.
    By: Jonathan
    • 10. Alive Again by Chicago
      Some cool guitar, but the classic trademark of Chicago (their brass) makes this one cool.
    • 9. Make Me Smile by Chicago
      Another awesome piece.
    • 8. 25 or 6 to 4 by Chicago
      A neat and uplifting song.
    • 7. Jessica by The Allman Brother Band
      This song just carries you away.
    • 6. Don't Stop by Fleetwood Mac
      Nice backup singing.
    • 5. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
      Greatly innovative guitar work.
    • 4. Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin
      The things he can do with a guitar are amazing.
    • 3. Scenes From An Italian Restaurant by Billy Joel
      Great piece of piano music. Also great job on the lyrics.
    • 2. Paradox by Kansas
      I like the keyboard parts in all of their songs, but especially this one.
    • 1. Carry On Wayward Son by Kansas
      Truly awesome; an amazing piece of music.

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