Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Ossie
    • 10. Am I Going Insane by Black Sabbath
      The best song of black sabbath in their second period with Ozzy, from the album SABOTAGE.
    • 9. And You & I by Yes
    • 8. Balinese by ZZ Top
      It's like a reunion party with a lot of good friends.
    • 7. Rock And Roll All Nite by KISS
      I love this song.. it's youth, it's school.. it's beer.. nostalgic and funny.
    • 6. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 5. King Kong Song by ABBA
      So nice.. a rare but perfect rock n' roll song from Sweden.
    • 4. Yellow River by Christie
      So good.. so natural and fresh.
    • 3. In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida by Iron Butterfly
      SO GOOD.. There's no words to speak 'bout this song... it's magnific.
    • 2. Wild Life by Wings
      A face of Paul McCartney... so long to the Beatles... wildly... real and so natural.
    • 1. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
      Electric..!! Smashing... A Rock n' Roll Great Song... THE BEST...the very best musical momment from Ozzy Osbourne & Co.

    Arizona (Mark Lindsay), Cherry Bomb (The Runaways), Sweet Emotion (Aerosmith), Jim Dandy (Black Oak Arkansas), Brain Damage (Pink Floyd), Show Me The Way (Peter Frampton), Tiny Dancer (Elton John).
    By: Chelsea S.
    • 10. Love the One You're With by Stephen Stills
      It's so true.
    • 9. Descending Angel by The Misfits
      They fall from the SKY.
    • 8. Carry On Wayward Son by Kansas
      It's splendidly wonderful.
    • 7. Holidays In The Sun by The Sex Pistols
      I want a holiday in the sun.
    • 6. Pinball Wizard by The Who
      You've gotta see "Tommy" to understand how incredible this is.
    • 5. Imagine by John Lennon
      The most inspirational song ever penned.
    • 4. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John
      So good it's crazed, once again.
    • 3. Give Me The Beat by The Doobie Brothers
      So good it's crazed.
    • 2. Peace Of Mind by Boston
      Very fanciable.
    • 1. One Vision by Queen
      The guitar solo is one of the best.

    The 70's rock. Yes, double meanings.
    By: Stefan
    • 10. Stink-Foot by Frank Zappa
    • 9. She Makes Me by Queen
    • 8. Man Erg by Van Der Graaf Generator
    • 7. Atom Heart Mother by Pink Floyd
    • 6. In The Skies by Peter Green
    • 5. Lost Angeles by Colosseum
    • 4. The Barbarian by Emerson, Lake & Palmer
    • 3. You Never Blow Your Trip Forever by Gong
    • 2. The Musical Box by Genesis
    • 1. Starless by King Crimson

    By: Ryan C
    • 10. Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      A great song, would normally say 'Free Bird'.
    • 9. Cowgirl In The Sand by Neil Young
      One of the greatest guitar solos ever. It is all push and feel.
    • 8. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      A classic.
    • 7. While My Guitar Gently Weeps by Beatles
      Eric Clapton wails on the guitar as if it was weeping.
    • 6. Needle And The Damage Done by Neil Young
    • 5. Shine On You Crazy Diamond by Pink Floyd
    • 4. Little Wing by Jimi Hendrix
    • 3. No Quarter by Led Zeppelin
      My personal favorite Zeppelin song.
    • 2. Time by Pink Floyd
      Great song.
    • 1. Cortez The Killer by Neil Young
      Great song, awesome jam.

    By: Mal
    • 10. Cindy Incidently by Faces
    • 9. Ressurecting Shuffle by Ashton, Gardner & Dyke
      Great beat.
    • 8. Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Love Of My Life by Queen
      Lovely lyrics.
    • 6. Bad Motor Scooter by Montrose
      Great guitar.
    • 5. Baker Street by Gerry Rafferty
      Best intro ever.
    • 4. This Flight Tonite by Nazareth
      Keeps on rolling.
    • 3. Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones
      Their best.
    • 2. Night Moves by Bob Seger
    • 1. All Right Now by Free
      Simply the best.

    By: Kitty
    • 10. American Woman by The Guess Who
    • 9. Whats Goin' On? by Marvin Gaye
    • 8. Evil Ways by Santana
    • 7. Benny And The Jets by Elton John
    • 6. Mama Told Me (Not To Come) by Three Dog Night
    • 5. Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees
    • 4. Travelin' Band by Creedence Clearwater Revival
    • 3. Shining Star by Earth, Wind & Fire
    • 2. Staiway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd

    By: sffade
    • 10. Carry On Wayward Son by Kansas
      Basically a song full of solos. Prog rock at its best.
    • 9. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      I put this in because it made such and impact in the conert world because of the line on the live album....."what is it you all want to hear?" you can't go to a concert today and not hear someone yell it.
    • 8. Frankenstein by Edgar Winter Group
      Some songs just capture the essence of that era. This one definitely does.
    • 7. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
      This song brings back some great blank spots and black outs that I can't remember.
    • 6. Purple Haze by Jimi Hendrix
      I can't even see how anyone can question why this wouldn't be on the list.
    • 5. Layla by Derek & the Dominos
      Duane Allman made this song. A total 70's masterpiece.
    • 4. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      I have to put this in.
    • 3. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      Very nostaligic song. When this was a hit you couldn't get away from it.
    • 2. Hotel California by Eagles
      I am not sure if this warrants a number 2 spot but it surely belongs up in the top 5. I don't know anyone who doesn't know all the lyrics to this song and can't air guitar the solo note for note.
    • 1. Imagine by John Lennon
      The lyrics of this song probably capture the era better than any song I can think of. Lennon at his best.

    By: Rajiv
    • 10. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 9. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 8. Black Dog by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin
      One of my favorites.
    • 6. Money by Pink Floyd
      Hate the group, but one of the only songs they made that I like.
    • 5. TNT by AC/DC
    • 4. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 3. Rock And Roll All Nite by KISS
      Really liked it.
    • 2. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Greatest song ever.

    Top 10 groups-1. Led Zeppelin 2. AC/DC 3. The Who 4. Boston 5. CCR 6. Tom Petty 7. Bruce Springsteen 8. Van Halen 9. KISS 10. Aerosmith
    By: Melissa
    • 10. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      There was NO 70's without Queen.
    • 9. Iron Man by Black Sabbath
      KISS are my all-time fav bad they rock ....:P
    • 8. Imagine by John Lennon
      PEACE....for Mr. will always be remembered...RIP XXOO
    • 7. Tiny Dancer by Elton John
      I think this one is from the 70's ....if not oh well mad song anyway.
    • 6. Running With The Devil by Van Helan
      1st song of theirs I ever played ...never forget it.
    • 5. Hey Jude by The Beatles
      Do I really have to say anything ....TOP song.
    • 4. Shooting Star by Bad Company
      Really good song...when it 1st played I cryed.
    • 3. Surrender by Cheap Trick
      Awesome song!!! Mother told me yes she told me...HEHe.
    • 2. Detroit Rock City by KISS
      Top of their best ...I think.
    • 1. Love Gun by KISS
      KISS are my all time fav bad they rock ....:P

    Just to let you all know I'm only 16 years old (1989 I was born)..... and I wish I had been alive in the 70's. The music has changed my life and it's awesome...ROCK N ROLL FOR EVER.......
    By: Matt
    • 10. Dream On by Aerosmith
      Gotta put it in here.
    • 9. Riders On The Storm by The Doors
    • 8. Time by Pink Floyd
      Dark Side of the Moon is the greatest rock ALBUM ever. None of the songs are GREAT alone, but I just feel that when you listen to it all the way through it is such a masterpiece that is beyond music--it is pure art.
    • 7. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin
      So melodic.
    • 6. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      I know this is early 80s but I still consider it 70s music.
    • 5. All Along The Watchtower by Jimi Hendrix
      The solo is so sick.
    • 4. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Such a classic.
    • 3. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Such an epic song.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Greatest rock song of all time.

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