Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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

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    By: Sue
    • 10. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      None better. Freddie is King.
    • 9. Magic Man by Heart
      Who said women couldn't rock as hard as men?
    • 8. Carry On Wayward Son by Kansas
      Good headbanging song. Kansas is an underrated band.
    • 7. Magic Carpet Ride by Steppenwolf
    • 6. Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd
      Can't help tapping your foot along to this song.
    • 5. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      Awesome beat.
    • 4. Fooling Yourself by Styx
      There's just something about this song that special.
    • 3. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Even more legendary after that terrible accident.
    • 2. Free Ride by Edgar Winter Band
      Rock at its best.
    • 1. Who Are You? by The Who
      Even more popular now with the success of CSI.

    In no particular order. Of course, I have to mention 'Stairway To Heaven'..way too many memories connected to that song.
    By: Miguel Garcia
    • 10. Don't Bring Me Down by Electric Light Orchestra
    • 9. I'm Not In Love by 10cc
    • 8. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 7. Logical Song by Supertramp
    • 6. Yes Sir, I Can Boogie by Baccara
    • 5. Lost In France by Bonnie Tyler
    • 4. Chain Reaction by Diana Ross & Bee Gees
    • 3. How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees
    • 2. All By Myself by Eric Carmen
    • 1. Please Don't Go by KC & The Sunshine Band

    By: Ryan
    • 10. Child In Time by Deep Purple
      Not very well known, but one of the best songs to come out of the 70s.
    • 9. Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin
      My favourite song.
    • 8. Temples Of Syrinx by Rush
      Music is mind-blowing.
    • 7. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
      Best acoustic rock song in existence, and amazing live.
    • 6. Imagine by John Lennon
      Powerful lyrics.
    • 5. Yesterday by The Beatles
      One of the best-ever Beatles songs.
    • 4. Hotel California by The Eagles
      Timless classic.
    • 3. American Woman by The Guess Who
      What can I say, I'm Canadian and this is an amazing song.
    • 2. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Song progression similar to 'Stairway'; great southern song.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Best rock song ever. Period.

    By: Tony H.
    • 10. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
      Can't forget this either.
    • 9. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
      Can't forget this song.
    • 8. Radar Love by Gold Earring
      Everyone knows this song too.
    • 7. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      Great song with a great guitar.
    • 6. Behind Blue Eyes by The Who
      Meaningful lyrics.
    • 5. Takin' Care Of Business by Bachman-Turner Overdrive
      Very, very catchy.
    • 4. Hot Blooded by Foreigner
      Great song... I love the lyrics.
    • 3. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
      Another excellent song.
    • 2. Hotel California by Eagles
      Best Eagles song ever... everyone knows this song.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Can't argue.

    By: Veronica Federico
    • 10. Let It Be by The Beatles
    • 9. My Sweet Lord by George Harrison
    • 8. Love Theme by Barry White & Love Unlimited Orchestra
    • 7. We Are The Champions by Queen
    • 6. Hot Stuff by Donna Summer
    • 5. I Was Made For Lovin´ You by KISS
    • 4. Waterloo by ABBA
    • 3. Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees
      In fact, I love the whole soundtrack from Saterday Night Fever.
    • 2. You're The One That I Want by Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta
      This is a classic.
    • 1. I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor
      I love this song. I can´t help listening to it again and again.

    Such a problem to pick up only 10 songs!
    By: Miguel Pascual
    • 10. The Boys Are Back In Town by Thin Lizzy
    • 9. Que Hace Una Chica Como Tu En Un Sitio Como Este? by Burning
      There are great rock, blues... music out of English-speaking bands. The title means "What is a girl like you doing in a place like this?"
    • 8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
    • 7. Sister Morphine by The Rolling Stones
    • 6. London Calling by The Clash
    • 5. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
    • 4. Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits
      Underrated band. Terrific lyrics.
    • 3. In The City by The Jam
    • 2. Since I've Loving You by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Life On Mars? by David Bowie
      Simply astounding. I could have filled the list with only Bowie-songs, but I prefer to choose only one from him.

    It's impossible to make a list with the 10 best song of the 70's. The list changes every time I remember another band. I forgot The Who, The Eagles, Fleetwood Mac, Elvis Costello, Bruce Springsteen, T-Rex, etc...
    By: Nick Wilson
    • 10. Mr. Blue Sky by Electric Light Orchestra
      A happy song. Not many of these. This song has a way of lifting spirits.
    • 9. Blinded By The Light by Manfred Mann's Earth Band
      One should agree that this is a top 10 song. Agreed?
    • 8. Let It Ride by Bachman-Turner Overdrive
      A song about telling the truth, and hopefully she will "Let it ride".
    • 7. Woman From Tokyo by Deep Purple
      The guitar on this one drives the point home.
    • 6. Hey You by Pink Floyd
      Another chapter in The Wall...
    • 5. Hotel California by Eagles
      Enticing, cryptic, "You can Check out anytime you like. But you can never leave!"
    • 4. I Need A Lover by John Cougar Mellencamp
      This song is just fun to listen to.
    • 3. Carry On Wayward Son by Kansas
      A mix of fine vocals with that super technical rock that made Kansas great.
    • 2. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
      I'm not the first person to say this...
    • 1. Feelin' Satisfied by Boston
      Of all the songs ever written...the best...

    By: Annette L
    • 10. Rock & Roll Part 1 by Gary Glitter
    • 9. Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace
    • 8. How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees
    • 7. Lola by The Kinks
    • 6. Dont Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee
    • 5. Sailing by Rod Stewart
    • 4. Living Next Door To Alice by Smokie
    • 3. Wouldn't You Like It by Bay City Rollers
    • 2. Give A Little Love by Bay City Rollers
    • 1. Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers

    By: Mr X
    • 10. Dancing Queen by ABBA
      Hey, they must be talking about Mrs. X.
    • 9. Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head by B.J. Thomas
      Well get an umbrella.
    • 8. Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees
      Good hope I am stayin' alive, too!
    • 7. Blinded By The Light by Manfred Mann's Earth Band
      Well don't look at the light.
    • 6. Shake, Shake, Shake (Shake Your Booty) by KC & The Sunshine Band
      Do not forget to shake your booty.
    • 5. Y.M.C.A. by The Village People
      Did u know it is fun to stay at the Y.M.C.A?
    • 4. Why Can't We Be Friends? by War
      Well me and this song are great friends.
    • 3. Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry
      This song is awesome.
    • 2. Crocodile Rock by Elton John
      This is a cool song.
    • 1. Love Is In The Air by John Paul Young
      I love this song.

    Thank you I Love The 80's.
    By: Ed M
    • 10. Hasten Down The Wind by Linda Ronstadt
    • 9. So It Goes by Nick Lowe
    • 8. Hurricane by Bob Dylan
    • 7. Over & Over by Fleetwood Mac
      Makes you see that Christine McVie was what makes the band sound good 20 years later.
    • 6. Just Like This Train by Joni Mitchell
    • 5. Tomorrow Never Came by Boz Scaggs
      From the overlooked 'Down Two Then Left'.
    • 4. On The Beach by Neil Young
    • 3. Los Angeles by X
    • 2. Revolution Rock by The Clash
    • 1. Tangled Up In Blue by Bob Dylan
      This song is the definition of what was great about 70's music. Set the bar for everyone else and inspired the decade.

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