Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Lise Thomsen
    • 10. Eagles by New Kid In Town
      Good to listen to and daydream.
    • 9. Apple Jeans by T. Rex
      Not sure if that was the exact title.
    • 8. Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas
      Brings back old schooltime memories.
    • 7. Wurthering Heights by Kate Bush
      Her best song.
    • 6. Dancing Queen by Abba
      The Vikings conquering the world.
    • 5. I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor
      Best disco song ever written.
    • 4. Crocodile Rock by Elton John
      Still big fan of Elton.
    • 3. Everyday by Slade
      It was either Slade or Sweet in the 70's - and I think that Slade won that battle.
    • 2. Bohemian Rapsody by Queen
      Not to mention Queen would be unthinkable - great song - there are still many worth mentioning.
    • 1. Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks
      So sad and yet so beautiful.

    By: Heather Ceja
    • 10. The End by The Doors
      Do I have to say anything?
    • 9. Killer Queen by Queen
      My favorite song ever.
    • 8. Hey Joe by Jimi Hendrix
      Jimi was a god.
    • 7. Die, Die My Darling by The Misfits
      Better by the Misfits than by Metallica.
    • 6. Ironman by Black Sabbath
      Greatest song with Ozzy period.
    • 5. Babe I'm Gonna Leave You by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. Thunderstruck by AC/DC
      Angus Young is my Jesus.
    • 3. You Shook Me All Night Long by AC/DC
      Good song.
    • 2. Back In Black by AC/DC
      U know we all rock out to this song.
    • 1. The Rain Song by Led Zeppelin
      Beautiful song.

    Yea I can't fit a lot into ten songs, but this is what I'm into this min. I'm 15 and my interest changes a lot. This is in no particular order.
    By: Joe Ellingson
    • 10. Don't Stop Me Now by Queen
    • 9. (Don't Fear) The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
    • 8. In My Time Of Dying by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Wanton Song by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. In The Flesh by Pink Floyd
    • 5. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 4. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 3. Fat Bottomed Girls by Queen
    • 2. Brain Damage by Pink Floyd
    • 1. Achilles Last Stand by Led Zeppelin

    By: Ravi Ramgopal
    • 10. Highway Star by Deep Purple
    • 9. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
    • 8. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
    • 7. Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd
      Roger at his best.
    • 6. Hotel California by Eagles
      All-time favourite.
    • 5. Babe I'm Gonna Leave You by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. When The Levee Breaks by Led Zeppelin
      Page is the man.
    • 3. Detroit Rock City by KISS
      KISS rulz!!!!!!!!!!!
    • 2. Budapest by Jethro Tull
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      This song needs no intro................

    By: Sergio
    • 10. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
    • 9. Let It Be by The Beatles
    • 8. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
    • 7. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 6. Child In Time by Deep Purple
    • 5. Starway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. The Wizard by Uriah Heep
    • 3. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 2. Confortably Numb by Pink Floyd
    • 1. Free Bird by Lynryd Skynryd

    By: fallend
    • 10. Rock 'N' Roll Suicide by David Bowie
    • 9. Locomotive Breath by Jethro Tull
    • 8. Hey Baby (New Rising Sun) by Jimi Hendrix
    • 7. That's The Way by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. Atom Heart Mother (Suite) by Pink Floyd
    • 5. Child In Time by Deep Purple
    • 4. 50000 Miles Beneath My Brain by Ten Years After
    • 3. Romance In Durango by Bob Dylan
    • 2. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 1. Going To California by Led Zeppelin

    By: Mike
    • 10. It's Only Rock And Roll by The Rolling Stones
      Title says it all.
    • 9. Baba O'Riley by The Who
      "It's only teenage wasteland. They're all wasted". Pretty much summed up 1979 for me. Whooo-hoooo.
    • 8. Tie Your Mother Down by Queen
      I've seen other Queen songs in other lists, namely "Bohemian Rhapsody". I just liked this one too.
    • 7. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
      On a lot of other lists, I know. "Burn" is my favorite Purple tune.
    • 6. Money by Pink Floyd
      That one little word is the source of my pain.
    • 5. Let It Be by The Beatles
      Hard to believe the start of this decade was the end of this band's run. An alien race will discover our planet after were gone, find a dusty copy of the White Album. They'll play it - then have a spasm.
    • 4. Hotel California by Eagles
      There is a song on that album (when talking 70's music, I can't say CD) titled "Wasted Time". Very cool song.
    • 3. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      The show in Detroit in 1978 was held at the Silverdome. Featured Boston, Eddie Money and Sammy Hagar. Boston had that huge pipe organ that pretty much covered the back stage.
    • 2. Dream On by Aerosmith
      Been kind of an anthem for my life. Everytime I've seen something I've wanted and knew it could never be, there was Steven Tyler to remind me.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Too many songs could be mentioned by this band. True icons of rock music. I had tickets to see them in 1979 - show was cancelled for a very sad reason.

    This was very difficult. I don't think you can sum up this decade of music in just ten songs without leaving out dozens of important bands and hundreds of songs. I was born in 1961 and got to spend my teenage years in this decade with all this cool stuff. What I wouldn't do for a time machine right now.
    By: JAMES!!!!!
    • 10. Trampled Underfoot by Led Zeppelin
      This song is like a hip-hop rock song.
    • 9. Hey You by Pink Floyd
      Love the guitar solo.
    • 8. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
    • 7. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      One of the best put together songs by Pink Floyd.
    • 6. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 5. Desperado by Eagles
      This is an amazing song!
    • 4. Yellow Submerine by Beatles
      The Beatles are awesome!
    • 3. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      1 word: INCREDIBLE!
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Not a dull moment in this 8-minute song!
    • 1. Us And Them by Pink Floyd
      You can listen to it for 12 hours a day and you will never be sick of it.

    PINK FLOYD IS AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    By: Josh Phillips
    • 10. That Smell by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 9. Swamp Music by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 8. Call Me The Breeze by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 7. Gimme Back My Bullets by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 6. What's Your Name by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 5. Ballads Of Curtis Lowe by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 4. Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 3. Gimme Three Steps by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 2. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 1. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd

    Lynyrd Skynyrd is the greatest band there ever was and ever will be. Nobody will ever even come close to what they were. The songs they sung are the greatest ever...and will always be.
    By: Bushy
    • 10. If You Could Read My Mind by Gordon Lightfoot
      Amazing lyrics by a masterful storyteller.
    • 9. Day After Day by Badfinger
      Just a beautiful song, incredible harmonies and George Harrison playing the guitar leads.
    • 8. Feels Like the First Time by Foreigner
      For any male coming of age in the mid to late 70's this is a must...
    • 7. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
      Who didn't get stoned to this one in your friend's basement?
    • 6. Lady by Styx
      In my opinion, the first "Power Ballad" back in the days when this group really rocked.
    • 5. Back In The Saddle by Aerosmith
      This song just smokes, and I always jack the volume when it comes on.
    • 4. Hotel California by Eagles
      First live concert I ever saw. Hands down the best guitar solo at the end of the song.
    • 3. Funeral For A Friend by Elton John
      This song defines 70's album-oriented rock.
    • 2. Captain Jack by Billy Joel
      What lyrics, what a song !!!
    • 1. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      Never was a big Boston fan but this song flows through everyone's veins who grew up during this time.

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