Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Robert the III
    • 10. Rock And Roll by Led Zeppelin
    • 9. More Than A Feeling by Boston
    • 8. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
    • 7. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. Lola by The Kinks
    • 5. Come Sail Away by Styx
    • 4. Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin
    • 3. Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin

    Led Zeppelin is the raddest group ever to make music.
    By: Ben
    • 10. Alone Again (Naturally) by Gilbert O'Sullivan
    • 9. More Than A Feeling by Boston
    • 8. I Want You Back by Jackson 5
    • 7. Just The Way You Are by Billy Joel
    • 6. I'll Be There by Jackson Five
    • 5. American Pie by Don McLean
    • 4. Hotel California by The Eagles
    • 3. I Honestly Love You by Olivia Newton-John
    • 2. Evergreen by Barbra Streisand
    • 1. New Kid In Town by The Eagles

    By: Greg Hilbert
    • 10. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
    • 9. Hey You by Pink Floyd
      Truly a cynical view into the mind of Syd Barrett.
    • 8. Another Brick In The Wall Part 2 by Pink Floyd
    • 7. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Fun song.
    • 6. Goin' To California by Led Zeppelin
      Heartfelt amazing song.
    • 5. Ohio by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
      Best Vietnam protest song of all time.
    • 4. Sugar Magnolia by Grateful Dead
      Poor Uncle Jerry *Cries*
    • 3. Hey Hey, My My by Neil Young
      Hey hey My My, Rock and Roll can never die.
    • 2. Imagine by John Lennon
      Imagine all the people... Perfect song to play on the twenty-fifth anniversary of his death.
    • 1. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
      Sentimental, with good guitar, everything you can ask for.

    By: Brian Sniatkowski
    • 10. Rebel Rebel by David Bowie
      Our anthem!
    • 9. Marquee Moon by Television
      Still might be the greatest song ever written. Those guitars! Modern alternative rock would not be the same today without television.
    • 8. Uh Oh Love Comes To Town by Talking Heads
      The first truly orignal band to come along in many years. The Heads were real groundbreakers in the 70's.
    • 7. Killer Queen by Queen
      The first 3 Queen albums were the best. Night at the Opera was the beginning of their slide downhill.
    • 6. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
      Still brings back memories of the first real party I ever went to. Also the first case of bed spins and my first hangover the next morning.
    • 5. Holiday In The Sun by Sex Pistols
      A song that still gets my blood pumping 30 years later.
    • 4. 48 Crash by Suzi Quatro
      Big hit in the UK. Never heard it much in the USA.
    • 3. Rubber Bullets by 10cc
      A real party song. Even people who didn't know it would get up and dance.
    • 2. Blitzkreig Bop by Ramones
      The beginning of a movement. "Hey, ho, lets go!"
    • 1. Grey Seal by Elton John
      'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' was more popular, but I always liked this one best from that record.

    By: Erik
    • 10. Boys Are Back In Town by Thin Lizzy
      One of Thin Lizzy's finest they hardly ever get the credit they deserve.
    • 9. High Voltage by AC/DC
      This song is definitely one everyone should hear.
    • 8. Sweet Emotion by Aerosmith
      Such a catchy tune, it's great listening to when your driving on the open road.
    • 7. Viva La Revolution by The Addicts
      One of the great songs of 70's punk.
    • 6. TNT by AC/DC
      A badass song. Great lyrics and awesome riffs!
    • 5. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
      It's the anthem for the late 70's. This is the song that made them famous in the US.
    • 4. Panama by Van Halen
      Gotta love this song, the riffs are totally unforgettable.
    • 3. California Uber Alles by Dead Kennedys
      Even though they came late in the decade they are one of the pioneers of 80's punk.
    • 2. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      Great lyrics and a tune definitely one worth remembering.
    • 1. Its A Long Way To The Top by AC/DC
      That song is the best ever made!!! Great lyrics and tune, it's AC/DC at their finest. You have to hear this song before you die!

    By: Andrew
    • 10. Cinderella Man by Rush
      I didn't know about this song 'til last's really good. (released in 1978)
    • 9. The Crunge by Led Zeppelin
      Soooo.....grungy. (released in 1973)
    • 8. Highway Star by Deep Purple
      Personally..I think it's better than 'Smoke On The Water'.... (released in 1974)
    • 7. 2112 by Rush
      Ooooo.....I love that whole song....all 20 minutes of it. (released in 1976)
    • 6. Freewill by Rush
      Pretty good message. (released in what)
    • 5. The Real Me by The Who
      Can ya? CAN YA?! (released in 1973)
    • 4. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Just like the best song that came out of their brains. (released in 1971)
    • 3. Heaven And Hell by The Who
      So much fusion and fury, it's great. (released in 1970)
    • 2. Who Are You by The Who
      One of two of the greatest bands ever. (released in 1975)
    • 1. Bastille Day by Rush
      Love it. (released in 1975)

    Go listen to The Who, Rush And Led Zeppelin.
    By: John Gardner
    • 10. Roundabout by Yes
      One of the first songs I heard that I realized was a different type of rock from "The Beatles."
    • 9. Dream Weaver by Gary Wright
      I could identify with this song - there were a few moments in my adolescence where I knew the phrase "someday we'll look back on this and laugh" would never come true. Sleep and dreams were awfully appealing then....
    • 8. Squeeze Box by The Who
      A delightfully risque little ditty - it was fun to sing along with (when the parents weren't around, that is...).
    • 7. Funeral For A Friend / Love Lies Bleeding by Elton John
      The first time I heard it, I was impressed with what could be done with a synthesizer.
    • 6. Riding The Storm Out by REO Speedwagon
      I heard this one while riding down the freeway with a friend - just as we were heading towards a squall line coming down our throats. Whoa!
    • 5. Foreplay / Long Time by Boston
      The opening segment was great - even if anyone who got near a piano in my junior high school always had to start picking out that one part.
    • 4. Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits
      I was in junior high jazz ensemble when I heard this song - I liked the lyrics a lot.
    • 3. (Don't Fear) The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
      What can I say? With or without cowbell, it was incredible.
    • 2. Frankenstein by Edgar Winter Group
      No lyrics, like someone else pointed out, but having a section where saxes and guitar combine for a melodic line was pretty memorable.
    • 1. Carry On Wayward Son by Kansas
      About 30 years later, this song still rocks.

    Honorable mentions go to: "Band on the Run," by Paul McCartney and Wings "Lucky Man," by Emerson, Lake, and Palmer "Fly By Night," by Rush
    By: Keith
    • 10. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
    • 9. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Misty Moutain Hop by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. See Me, Feel Me by The Who
    • 5. Woman From Tokyo by Deep Purple
    • 4. Highway Star by Deep Purple
    • 3. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 2. Who Are You by The Who
    • 1. Houses Of The Holy by Led Zeppelin

    By: Doherty
    • 10. Give It To Me by The J. Geils Band
      Boston's badass blues band.
    • 9. Ramblin' Man by The Allman Brothers
      Dickey Betts.
    • 8. Black Dog by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Fly Like An Eagle by The Steve Miller Band
      You should hear the live version.
    • 6. Little Martha by The Allman Brothers Band
      The best acoustic duet off all time, Dickey betts and Duane Allman.
    • 5. The Song Remains The Same by Led Zeppelin
      Jimmy Page.
    • 4. Black Water by The Doobie Brothers
      All I can say is wow.
    • 3. Jessica by The Allman Brothers Band
      The best guitar solo of all time, Dickey Betts is simply amazing.
    • 2. The Joker by The Steve Miller Band
      Best bass beat ever and great lyrics.
    • 1. Blue Sky by The Allman Brothers Band
      Great lyrics, spectacular solo.

    By: Quinn
    • 10. Heartbreaker by Led Zeppelin
      Awesome song.
    • 9. Stranglehold by Ted Nugent
      Awesome song to rock out to.
    • 8. War Pigs by Black Sabbath
      Awesome song.
    • 7. Mississippi Queen by Mountain
      Good rhythm.
    • 6. Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin
      Just an awesome overall song.
    • 5. Heartbreaker by Grand Funk Railroad
      Another by Grand Funk.
    • 4. Winter And My Soul by Grand Funk Railroad
      Great rhythm.
    • 3. Into The Sun by Grand Funk Railroad
      Another great one.
    • 2. Inside Looking Out by Grand Funk Railroad
      Another awesome song.
    • 1. Paranoid by Grand Funk Railroad
      Great guitar, drums, bass and singing.

    grand Funk Railroad is a great band... more people should listen to them. Led Zeppelin is also an awesome band... every song is great.

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