Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Brody
    • 10. Baba O'Reily by The Who
    • 9. Brass In Pocket by The Pretenders
    • 8. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
    • 7. One Of These Nights by The Eagles
    • 6. Tiny Dancer by Elton John
    • 5. Heroes by David Bowie
    • 4. No Woman, No Cry by Bob Marley
    • 3. Search And Destroy by Iggy and The Stooges
    • 2. Since I've Been Lovin' You by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Dreams by Fleetwood Mac

    By: Paul
    • 10. I Shot The Sheriff by Eric Clapton
      Sorry would have come next though with the No No Song.
    • 9. What Is Life by George Harrison
      Beatle #3 on the list.
    • 8. Magic by Pilot
      Pretty good for a one hit wonder.
    • 7. Peaceful Easy Feeling by Eagles
      Eagles best song!
    • 6. Jealous Guy by John Lennon
      Beatle #2 on the list.
    • 5. Just What I Needed by The Cars
      I think this is 70's ??
    • 4. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      McCartney streak has ended.
    • 3. Maybe I'm Amazed by Paul McCartney
      Yep, McCartney again.
    • 2. Juniors Farm by Paul McCartney & The Wings
      Paul McCartney IS the GREAT!!
    • 1. Band On The Run by Paul McCartney & The Wings
      Awesome song.

    By: Tracy Fink
    • 10. On And On by Steven Bishop
    • 9. Dancing In The Moonlight by King Harvest
    • 8. Magnet And Steel by Walter Egan
    • 7. Somebody's Knocking by Terri Gibbs
    • 6. First Time Ever I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack
    • 5. After The Lovin' by Engelbert Humperdinck
    • 4. Whenever I Call You Friend by Kenny Loggins & Stevie Nicks
    • 3. If You Want Me To Stay by Sly
    • 2. Fire by Pointer Sisters
    • 1. When I Need You by Leo Sayer

    By: Adam Johnston
    • 10. School's Out by Alice Cooper
    • 9. More Than A Feeling by Boston
    • 8. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath by Black Sabbath
    • 7. Take It Easy by The Eagles
    • 6. The Boys Are Back In Town by Thin Lizzy
    • 5. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. All Along The Watchtower by Jimi Hendrix
    • 3. Night Moves by Bob Seger
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    By: Jake
    • 10. Dirty Deeds (Done Dirt Cheap) by AC/DC
    • 9. American Woman by The Guess Who
    • 8. Have You Ever Seen The Rain? by Creedence Cleerwater Revival
    • 7. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
    • 6. Do You Feel Like I Do by Peter Frampton
    • 5. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 3. Behind Blue Eyes by The Who
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    By: Andrea
    • 10. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 9. Low Rider by War
    • 8. My Love by Paul McCartney & Wings
    • 7. Ain't No Sunshine by Bill Withers
    • 6. Time Is On My Side by Rolling Stones
    • 5. Stephanie Says by Velvet Underground
    • 4. Rock And Roll by Velvet Underground
    • 3. Make It With You by Bread
    • 2. The Chain by Fleetwood Mac
    • 1. Time by Pink Floyd
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    Noup, just great great wonderful music
    By: mustangman_ward
    • 10. Do You Feel Like We Do? by Peter Frampton
    • 9. Paint It, Black by Rolling Stones
    • 8. Piano Man by Billy Joel
    • 7. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
    • 6. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 5. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 4. Behind Blue Eyes by The Who
    • 3. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    By: jusakiwi
    • 10. Dinah- Moe Hum by Frank Zappa
      Just a taste of what Frank Zappa has to offer? :) It will cost you forty dollars.
    • 9. Dance With The Devil by Cozy Powell
      Uuuum, did I get this song confused with "Night Flight To Venus", by Boney M?
    • 8. '39 by Queen
      Accoustic Queen at their best. If you hate Queen, you'll love this song too.
    • 7. Locomotion by Grand Funk Railroad
      If you hate this song, you'll love this version :)=^.^=
    • 6. Sonic Attack by Hawkwind
      Ok, ok, so I was into the heavy stuff. The original version is the best, from the album Doremi Faso Latido.
    • 5. I've Had Enough by The Who
      The best Who song ever recorded, from an album of the same nature.
    • 4. The Intergalactic Laxative by Donovan
      'nuff said.
    • 3. Ring Of Fire by Eric Burden & The Animals
      Just goes to prove Johnny Cash can write songs, just can't sing 'em.
    • 2. 21st Century Schizoid Man by King Crimson
      This song made me realise that it's not me, it's the rest of the world.
    • 1. From The Beginning by Emerson, Lake & Palmer
      Like it mellow? Try this one.

    I know I will kick myself if I don't give this song a mention. From the album Moving Waves, 'Hocus Pocus' by Focus...
    By: Ty Rayner
    • 10. Winter Wine by Caravan
      Couldn't think of anything better for #10.
    • 9. Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits
      Introduced a great and unique band.
    • 8. Echoes by Pink Floyd
      Floyd at their best.
    • 7. The Gates Of Delerium by Yes
      Prog at the height of its complexity, ambition, gaudiness and power.
    • 6. Sometime World by Wishbone Ash
      Just find it and listen - you will not be disappointed.
    • 5. The Fountain Of Lamenth by Rush
      Good, long song.
    • 4. Bell Boy by The Who
      Encompasses everything that made The Who the band they were.
    • 3. Thick As A Brick by Jethro Tull
      Very ambitious masterpiece.
    • 2. Yours Is No Disgrace by Yes
      Helped introduce the sound of British prog.
    • 1. Behind Blue Eyes by The Who
      Perfect short rocker.

    I'm a big fan of 70s music, particularly prog and hard rock bands.
    By: Dwight Kennedy
    • 10. Name Of The Game by Badfinger
    • 9. Hear My Train A-Comin’ (Live at Berkley) by Jimi Hendrix
      Hendrix at his most incredible. Words cannot describe what pours forth from the master of the Stratocaster in this, his most seminal song. Strangely, his best playing came in his last year of life.
    • 8. Ballad of Sir Frankie Crisp (Let It Roll) by George Harrison
      The very heart of the mysterious LSD and Hindu/meditation - inspired All Things Must Pass album.
    • 7. We Used To Know by Jethro Tull
      Such a perfect song for Jethro Tull describes the fleeting past as if it were alive in the telling.
    • 6. And You And I by Yes
      Yes made seriously good music and they hit it right on with this one.
    • 5. Religion by Ten Years After
      Excellently produced song reflecting the ethereal sense of the unknown which Alvin Lee rejects as senseless. Beautiful guitar solo by one of the great forgotten guitarists.
    • 4. Blue Sky by Allman Brothers Band
      A perfectly simple song about feeling good on a perfect day played creatively from the heart. One of Duane's last performances.
    • 3. Out Of The Blue by Roxy Music
      Bryan Ferry's great apotheosis of escape from tragic hopelessness.
    • 2. Taboo by Santana
      This is a sonic and musical marvel that can best be appreciated with headphones. Keep your ears trained on the rhythm section.
    • 1. Starless by King Crimson
      King Crimson, the musicians' band, released their best album "Red" and its grand finale exceeds anything anyone has ever done.

    At least I made sure that all the songs I rated were actually released in the 1970s!

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