Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

What are your top ten favorite songs from the 70s?

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    By: Justin
    • 10. Sign Of The Gypsy Queen by April Wine
    • 9. 3 Dressed Up As A 9 by Trooper
    • 8. Echoes by Pink Floyd
    • 7. Magic Man by Heart
    • 6. Blinded By The Light by Manfred Mann's Earth Band
    • 5. Foreplay/Longtime by BOSTON
    • 4. Chest Fever by The Band
      Put 'em on the map...
    • 3. This Flight Tonite by Nazerath
      Very well done.
    • 2. Barricuda by Heart
      Why the hell not?
    • 1. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd

    It's impossible to limit the best of the 70'S down to 10 songs!
    By: Fiona Roman
    • 10. Dream Weaver by Gary Wright
    • 9. American Pie by Don McLean
    • 8. Sometimes When We Touch by Dan Hill
      Gotta love the soppy love songs.
    • 7. Old Man by Neil Young
    • 6. Night Moves by Bob Seger
    • 5. Hurricane by Bob Dylan
    • 4. The Rose by Bette Midler
      Great song, great movie.
    • 3. Sylvia's Mother by Dr. Hook
      In my top ten.
    • 2. Year Of The Cat by Al Stewart
    • 1. Love And Other Bruises by Air Supply
      Soppy love song. I love all Air Supply stuff.

    So many great songs it's hard to choose ten, bands like Fleetwood Mac, The Police, Pink Floyd, George Thorogood, Dire Straits, 10cc, The Hollies, John Denver. Let's face it, the music was better in the 70's.
    By: Pat
    • 10. Nights In White Satin by Moody Blues
      Just what you want to be, you will be in the end.
    • 9. Heart Of Gold by Neil Young
      Amazing voice.
    • 8. How Deep Is Your Love? by Bee Gees
      I told my friend they'd be big......she didn't believe me!! I loved them the very first time I heard them.
    • 7. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
      More memories of the disco, just loved that track.
    • 6. Black Knight by Deep Purple
      Another brilliant band. Memories of the disco at the youth club...happy days!
    • 5. Angie by Rolling Stones
      Wasn't too keen on the Stones but I love that track, brings back so many memories.
    • 4. I Surrender by Rainbow
      Amazing, superb, brilliant band!
    • 3. Thank You by Led Zeppelin
      Fantastic band, their music lives on......
    • 2. It's Too Late by Carole King
      Beautiful song, such a clear strong voice.
    • 1. Fire And Rain by James Taylor
      He's been around so many years yet his voice just gets better and more mellow with time. Still love him today!!

    Growing up in the 70's with such diverse music trends was just amazing. There's never been another decade like the 70's, never will be again. They were truly unique!
    By: Gary
    • 10. Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes
    • 9. Julia by Pavlov's Dog
    • 8. Whiskey In The Jar by Thin Lizzy
    • 7. Summer Breeze by Seals & Crofts
    • 6. Saturday In The Park by Chicago
    • 5. Your Song by Elton John
    • 4. Wild World by Cat Stevens
    • 3. Starman by David Bowie
    • 2. Let It Be by The Beatles
    • 1. Space Oddity by David Bowie

    So many other great songs. Heart of Gold - Neil Young; My Sweet Lord - George Harrison; Sara - Bob Dylan; Mind Games - John Lennon; Maybe I'm Amazed - Paul McCartney; The Wild One - Thin Lizzy; Black Night - Deep Purple; Spirit in the Sky - Norman Greenbaum; Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd; Go Your Own Way - Fleetwood Mac; Wild Horses - The Rolling Stones; Saviour Machine - David Bowie; Can't Live - Harry Nilsson; Please Don't Go - K.C. & The Sunshine Band; Annie's Song - John Denver and on and on.
    By: Sophie
    • 10. School's Out by Alice Cooper
    • 9. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 7. Ride A White Swan by T.Rex
    • 6. Somebody To Love by Queen
    • 5. Walk This Way by Aerosmith
    • 4. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
    • 3. Jeepster by T.Rex
    • 2. Life On Mars by David Bowie
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      The greatest song in the world.

    Queen Are The best Band Of the 70's 80's and Early 90's!!!
    By: Ana R.
    • 10. My Wife by The Who
      I like it, fun lyrics, one of the Who's best.
    • 9. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      The best solo ever.
    • 8. Cecilia by Simon & Garfunkel
      A catchy song, I prefer Mrs. Robinson over this one, but it was made in the 60's.
    • 7. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin
      I didn't want to put Stairway since everyone else did... so, this is my 2nd fav Led Zepp song.
    • 6. Riders On The Storm by The Doors
      The intro is great..
    • 5. Moondance by Van Morrison
      Well, it must be one of the best love songs ever.
    • 4. Dust In The Wind by Kansas
      A classic.
    • 3. Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel
      One of their best songs, it won many grammys... beautiful and inspirational...
    • 2. Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits
      Great solo!! Knopfler kicks a**!
    • 1. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
      My favorite song ever... My favorite band ever...

    By: Eric Martinho
    • 10. Baba O'Riley by The Who
    • 9. Hotel California by The Eagles
    • 8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
    • 7. Houses Of The Holy by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 5. Shooting Star by Bad Company
    • 4. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Can't help but sing along every time I hear it.
    • 3. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Goes without saying.
    • 2. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      Frighteningly good song.
    • 1. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin
      Easily my favorite Zeppelin song, it's not even close.

    Tons of songs I had to leave off.
    By: Dale
    • 10. The Star Wars Theme by John Williams
      Not exactly a "pop hit", but truly an awesome piece of music that is instantly recognizable!
    • 9. Rapper's Delight by Sugarhill Gang
      Now that's rap.
    • 8. Hotter Than Hell by KISS
      KISS is the number one band of rock and nobody can tell me a band better; well that's 'cause there is not one.
    • 7. Three Little Birds by Bob Marley
      If you don't like Bob Marley then I think you don't know Reggae.
    • 6. Coconut by Harry Nilsson
      putting the lime in the coconut always makes me feel better!
    • 5. I Want You Back by Jackson 5
      The Jackson 5 was one of my favorite bands ever for Soul/R&B.
    • 4. Cold Gin by KISS
      The version from "Alive" has the best intro EVER!
    • 3. White Riot by The Clash
      Punk rawk!
    • 2. Super Freak by Rick James
      It's funky, son.
    • 1. Detroit Rock City by KISS
      KISS is one of the best bands ever.

    KISS ruled the 70's and they still rule now. KISS is number #1.
    By: Allan
    • 10. Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John
      Rock on!
    • 9. What's Going On? by Marvin Gaye
      Anthem of the 70s!
    • 8. Honky Cat by Elton John
      Funky rock!
    • 7. The Look Of Love by Burt Bacharach
    • 6. If You Really Love Me by Stevie Wonder
      Sing it again Stevie!
    • 5. What The World Needs Now Is Love by Burt Bacharach
      Keep playing that song!
    • 4. Alfie by Burt Bacharach
      That's what it's all about!
    • 3. Wives And Lovers by Burt Bacharach/Hal David
      Turn down the lights, share a bottle of chardonnay with the one you love, look out on the city lights, and put this on...ecstasy
    • 2. A Song For You by Leon Russell
      Haunting and magical, words and music!
    • 1. Walking In Rhythm by Blackbyrds
      Listen to that rhythm and melody, wow!

    Any Motown hits of the decade!
    By: Nathan G
    • 10. Changes by David Bowie
      I listen to this song about 10 times.
    • 9. Bicycle Race by Queen
      One word - perfection to the max!
    • 8. The KKK Took My Baby Away by The Ramones
      The Ramones are the meaning of catchy. They made classic American pop songs...why weren't they played on the radio?
    • 7. I Fought The Law by The Clash
      Good cover.
    • 6. No Fun by Sex Pistols
      Good cover hands down, no question, no question.
    • 5. Pinball Wizard by The Who
      They kick doodle.
    • 4. Anarchy In The UK by Sex Pistols
    • 3. I Can't Control Myself by Buzzcocks
      Oh my god, when Pete Shelley comes with big "ba ba baba ba ba ba ba". Absolute genius. Earth-shattering to the max! When I hear this song I CAN'T CONTROL MYSELF lol
    • 2. Train In Vain by The Clash
      Great band.
    • 1. Judy's A Punk by The Ramones
      When you hear this song you can't help but sing and dance along.

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