Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Paul
    • 10. Caroline by Status Quo
      Head-banging at beat. Saw them in concert - East Ham Odean '74
    • 9. Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
    • 8. Money by Pink Floyd
      Brilliant album.
    • 7. Bad Company by Bad Company
      Brilliant album track.
    • 6. Get It On (Bang A Gong) by T-Rex
      Glam at its best.
    • 5. Shooting Star by Bad Company
    • 4. Blockbuster by Sweet
      Glam brill.
    • 3. Jeepster by T-Rex
      Glam rock at its best.
    • 2. Can't Get Enough by Bad Company
      Brilliant song - saw them in concert in '76
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Great song, great lyrics, great drumming, great guitar. Nothing else to mention.

    By: Anton Debono (Malta)
    • 10. Whiskey In The Jar by Thin Lizzy
      This is the original song. Pure... definitely better than its cover from Metallica.
    • 9. Brighton Rock by Queen
      Ok..I think you have discovered that Queen are my favourite band of the 70's.. listen to this track. Brian May at his best. Mercury's vocals..
    • 8. Don't Stop Me Now by Queen
      Energy at its best, great classic, great musicality: penned of course by the genious himself: Mr. Freddie Mercury
    • 7. Since You've Been Gone by Rainbow
      A song full of emotion and energy... I was hooked as soon as I listened to it.
    • 6. Life On Mars by David Bowie
      I like of my favourite songs of all time.
    • 5. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
      I like this song...great band!
    • 4. Somebody To Love by Queen
      One of the greatest love songs ever written...the best band ever : Queen
    • 3. Bat Out Of Hell by Meat Loaf
      Meat Loaf at his best...definitely a masterpiece. Great song.
    • 2. Hotel California by Eagles
      A great classic song.
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      The best song of the millennium...can I explain further ??

    70's was a very important decade to music. One can never forget the likes like Cat Stevens, John Denver, Don McLean and ABBA... to name a few...
    By: Evan
    • 10. (Dont Fear) The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
    • 9. Magic Bus by The Who
    • 8. Slow Ride by Foghat
    • 7. Hey Hey My My by Neil Young & Crazy Horse
    • 6. Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie
    • 5. Bad To The Bone by George Thorogood & The Destroyers
    • 4. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 3. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
    • 2. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
    • 1. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    By: Wizard
    • 10. Stir It Up by Bob Marley
    • 9. Reggaemylits by Peter Tosh
    • 8. Ion Lion Zion by Bob Marley
    • 7. Pick Myself Up by Peter Tosh
    • 6. Rapper's Delight by Sugarhill Gang
      A rap classic.
    • 5. One Love, People Get Ready by Bob Marley
    • 4. Come Together by Peter Tosh
    • 3. Maga Dog by Peter Tosh
    • 2. Red Red Wine by Bob Marley
    • 1. No Woman No Cry by Bob Marley

    Reggae 4ever. I love 70's and 80's reggae music! But obviously rap is da best.
    By: Colin
    • 10. Ramblin' Man by Allman Bros. Band
    • 9. Roadhouse Blues by The Doors
    • 8. Tiny Dancer by Elton John
    • 7. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. Brandy (You're A Fine Girl) by Looking Glass
    • 5. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
    • 4. Beast Of Burden by Rolling Stones
    • 3. Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen
    • 2. Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress) by The Hollies
    • 1. Take It Easy by Eagles

    Very hard to narrow it down to 10.
    By: Shel
    • 10. Us And Them by Pink Floyd
    • 9. Tie Your Mother Down by Queen
      This song is great!!!!!!!
    • 8. Black Dog by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Ballroom Blitz by The Sweet
      Great song. It's a bit crazy, but hey who cares.
    • 6. Shine On You Crazy Diamond by Pink Floyd
      Pink Floyd are great and Dark Side Of The Moon is ace.
    • 5. The March Of The Black Queen by Queen
      No-one has ever heard of this 'cos it's off the second album (1974), but seriously it has the same structure as Bo Rhap, and it's just great. U have to listen to the whole thing though!!!
    • 4. Love Is The Drug by Roxy Music
      Again... ace to dance to.
    • 3. Radar Love by Golden Earring
      Just a really great it now ull love it.
    • 2. Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry
      Such a feel good song and easy to dance to.
    • 1. Bohemain Rhapsody by Queen
      What can I say? You cannot doubt the awesomeness of this song.

    All of these songs must be owned by anyone who loves classic 70s stuff 'cos seriously all these songs are great and if u don't like them u are weird!
    By: Johannes Göthager
    • 10. Mongoloid by Devo
      With very strange lyrics and one of the most catchy melodies, this song goes to history.
    • 9. London Calling by The Clash
    • 8. Maybe I'm Amazed by Paul McCartney
    • 7. Walk This Way by Aerosmith
    • 6. Walk On The Wild Side by Lou Reed
    • 5. Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones
      Best guitar intro ever.
    • 4. Jealous Guy by John Lennon
      Best piano intro ever.
    • 3. Anarchy In The U.K. by The Sex Pistols
      Simple song, awesome song.
    • 2. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
    • 1. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      What can I say, I'm a sucker for guitars.

    By: josh
    • 10. Good Times Roll by Cars
    • 9. Mrs.Robinson by Simon & Garfunkel
    • 8. We Are The Champions by Queen
    • 7. Fat Bottom Girls by Queen
    • 6. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 5. Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
    • 4. Back In Black by AC/DC
    • 3. We Will Rock You by Queen
    • 2. Long Way To The Top (If You Want To Rock And Roll) by AC/DC
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    By: Mary
    • 10. Fantasy by Earth, Wind & Fire
      Great song!
    • 9. Miracles by Jefferson Starship
      Is it Jefferson Starship? Just Starship?! AUGH! I give up!
    • 8. Highway Song by Blackfoot
    • 7. Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress) by The Hollies
      GREAT song!
    • 6. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 5. Blue Morning, Blue Day by Foreinger
    • 4. Foreplay/Long Time by Boston
      GREAT guitar!!!
    • 3. In The Winter Time by Steve Miller Band
      Great tune.
    • 2. Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin
      I was 8 years old when I got this album, listed to it OVER AND OVER AND OVER...
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Who DOESN'T have this on their list?!?!

    By: Kevin
    • 10. Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 9. American Pie by Don McLean
    • 8. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 7. Hey You by Pink Floyd
    • 6. Baba O'Reiley by The Who
    • 5. Bohemian Raphsody by Queen
    • 4. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 3. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 2. Staiway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd

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