Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Mike
    • 10. Heart Of Gold by Neil Young
    • 9. Ohio by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
    • 8. Cinnamon Girl by Neil Young
    • 7. Peace Train by Cat Stevens
    • 6. Rock Me On The Water by Jackson Browne
    • 5. These Days by Jackson Browne
    • 4. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 3. The Weight by The Band
    • 2. Hotel California by The Eagles
    • 1. Tuesday's Gone by Lynyrd Skynyrd

    I wasn't around during this decade, but my parents got me into the music. Neil Young, Tom Petty, Bob Dylan, and Jackson Browne are my all around favorites.
    By: Josh Williams
    • 10. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
      Rockin' all the way.
    • 9. Juke Box Hero by Foreigner
      Inspired me to learn guitar.
    • 8. Walk This Way by Aerosmith
      Very catchy.
    • 7. Rock And Roll All Nite by KISS
      It's time to rock.
    • 6. All Right Now by Free
      Just chillin'.
    • 5. Back In Black by AC/DC
      Rock the world.
    • 4. Three Little Birds by Bob Marley & The Wailers
      Man who could persuade a country.
    • 3. Wild World by Cat Stevens
      Master of lyrics.
    • 2. Dream On by Aerosmith
      Love this song.
    • 1. I Was Made For Loving You by KISS
      The hottest band in the world.

    There is not one modern band that can compare to the likes of the 70s bands.
    By: Mark
    • 10. I Wanna Be Sedated by The Ramones
      So much fun to dance to. Remember Pogoing?
    • 9. Foreplay/Long Time by Boston
      A great new sound at the time.
    • 8. Dancing With The Moonlit Knight by Genesis
      Steve Hackett's guitar work is phenomenal.
    • 7. The Battle Of Evermore by Led Zeppelin
      My favorite Zeppelin Song.
    • 6. Thick As A Brick by Jethro Tull
      Entire album.
    • 5. Quadrophenia by The Who
      So many songs from this album broke new ground.
    • 4. Killer Queen by Queen
      Aah those vocals ...
    • 3. Lucky Man by Emerson, Lake & Palmer
      ELP introduced the synthesizer to the mainstream reached their peak with Brain Salad Surgery. I still think Carl Palmer is the best percussionist ever.
    • 2. Panic In Detroit by David Bowie
      He shocked with glam rock, and the music was good.
    • 1. King's Lead Hat by Brian Eno
      One of the early "Punk" songs that had a hard driving beat.

    Other bands, Elton John, Chicago, Kraftwerk, Yes, Moody Blues, Sex Pistols, Dead Kennedys, ...
    By: Jack
    • 10. Brain Damage by Pink Floyd
    • 9. The Joker by Steve Miller Band
    • 8. Tiny Dancer by Elton John
    • 7. Angie by Rolling Stones
    • 6. Hotel California by The Eagles
    • 5. School's Out by Alice Cooper
    • 4. American Pie by Don McLean
    • 3. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 2. Come Sail Away by Styx
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    By: Patrick
    • 10. American Girl/Refugee by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    • 9. Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd
    • 6. Brain Damage/Eclipse by Pink Floyd
      Dark Side of the Moon
    • 5. Southern Man by Neil Young
    • 4. Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin
    • 3. The Show Must Go On by Queen
    • 2. Urgent by Foreigner
    • 1. The Razors Edge (live) by AC/DC
      I thought that Razors Edge was kinda wierd on CD, but on the live CD it was awesome. My favorite song ever.

    By: Maya
    • 10. Flashlight by Parliament
    • 9. Love Machine by The Miracles
    • 8. Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas
    • 7. Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe by Barry White
    • 6. I'm Your Boogie Man by KC & The Sunshine Band
    • 5. Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees
    • 4. A Lovely Day by Bill Withers
    • 3. A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy
      This is one of my favorite 70's songs.
    • 2. I Want You Back by Jackson 5
      I love this song because it's one of those puppy love songs.
    • 1. Boogie Oogie Oogie by A Taste Of Honey
      It's just one of those songs that you don't forget ever.

    By: Hernan
    • 10. (They Long To Be) Close To You by Carpenters
    • 9. Night Fever by Bee Gees
    • 8. Part Time Lover by Stevie Wonder
    • 7. Just Like Starting Over by John Lennon
    • 6. Love Is In The Air by John Paul Young
    • 5. See You When I Get There by Lou Rawls
    • 4. Guitar Man by Bread
    • 3. Demon Lover by Shocking Blue
    • 2. Alone Again by Gilbert O'Sullivan
    • 1. Lotta Love by Nicolette Larson

    By: Sheila
    • 10. Cars by Gary Numan
      Was this late 70's? Also loved Tubeway Army.
    • 9. XTC by Sgt. Rock
      Not sure if this was late 70's or very early 80's...brill song though.
    • 8. Teenage Kicks by The Undertones
      Anthem to a generation.
    • 7. Jilted John by Jilted John
      Such funny lyrics...well worth listening to..what happened to Jilted John?
    • 6. Midnight Blue by ELO
      Couldn't decide which ELO song to them all.
    • 5. London Calling by The Clash
    • 4. Anarchy In The UK by Sex Pistols
    • 3. Rebel Rebel by David Bowie
    • 2. Have You Ever Fallen In Love With Someone by The Buzzcocks
      Fantastic song...makes me wanna pogo up and down.
    • 1. When You're Young by The Jam
      Oh nostalgia...fantastic band.

    Ah...the 70's...I have to say that they really started for me in 1976 with punk...The Jam...the best band of the era...watching shows like Revolver and The Old Grey Whistle Test...ah the memories.
    By: Tim
    • 10. Tequila Sunrise by Eagles
      Started the Eagles on their road to more fame than anybody in years.
    • 9. Tightrope by Stevie Ray Vaughan
      yes it was recorded in the late 70's & showed guitar players how to really play a guitar & what they wished they could do.
    • 8. Operator by Jim Croce
      The beginning of a legend. 3 guitars playing perfectly together.
    • 7. Country Roads by James Taylor
      Pure talent. Vocals. Guitar work & songwriting.
    • 6. Good Hearted Woman by Wanted : The Outlaws
      Waylon & Willie. First ever double platinum PL in country music history. Beginning of the outlaw movement & changed lives for people everywhere.
    • 5. Red Headed Stranger by Willie Nelson
      Song & LP changed country music forever. If you don't believe me, it stayed on the charts 10 yrs.
    • 4. Can't You See by Marshall Tucker Band
      Best guitar work period....and the beginning of southern rock.
    • 3. Let It Be by Beatles
      Their grand finale.
    • 2. American Pie by Don McLean
      If you don't think it tops the list, listen to it again. It tells the whole story.
    • 1. Layla by Derek & the Dominos
      Clapton & Duane Allman? Can't be beat. End of story.

    Anything by Skynyrd would be next. Most likely the most popular band ever.
    By: Tom Tiffen
    • 10. Achilles Last Stand by Led Zeppelin
      Sheer excellence (" ")
    • 9. The Great Gig In The Sky by Pink Floyd
      Major keyboard solo. Woohoo! (couldn't think of anything else to say)
    • 8. Bradman by Paul Kelly
      Great song. The Don was God.
    • 7. Long Way To The Top (If Ya Wanna Rock 'N Roll) by AC/DC
      Love the bagpipes. They were better with Bon.
    • 6. Welcome To The Jungle by Guns 'N' Roses
      Great guitar playing and vocals. Go the gunners.
    • 5. Khe Sahn by Cold Chisel
      Just brilliant stucture and vocals. JIMMY!
    • 4. We Will Rock You by Queen
      Excellent beat. Shame 'bout Freddie.
    • 3. Black Dog by Led Zeppelin
      Beauty lyrics. Anti-lullaby.
    • 2. Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin
      Great vocals. Get the 'Led' out.
    • 1. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
      Inspirational opening chords. Angus you legend.


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