Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Steve
    • 10. Gallows Pole by Led Zeppelin
      Definitely one of the most Western-inspired Zeppelin tracks. A real treat both musically and lyrically.
    • 9. Atlantis by Donovan
      I heard this track on a lot of various soundtracks and never dreamt it was by Donovan. A very underrated song, I'd easily put it up there with the best rock ballads.
    • 8. Blister On The Moon by The Taste
      My favourite track by my all-time favourite Irish band. Rory Gallagher makes Bono and the Edge look like beginners.
    • 7. Hush by Deep Purple
      Typical Purple, electric party rock tune.
    • 6. L'America by The Doors
      I would probably list all Doors tracks in my all-time top 10. But since I'm limited to 70's stuff this would be my second favourite track off L.A Woman.
    • 5. Shelter From The Storm by Bob Dylan
      Again I prefer Dylan's 60's stuff, but Shelter would be one of my faves.
    • 4. The Passenger by Iggy Pop
      One of a small few Iggy songs I'd bother to listen to. A great late night travelling song.
    • 3. Tublar Bells (1+2) by Mike Oldfield
      I suppose you could class this as an album, but with only two tracks I'm gonna take it as one long ass song. I can't even describe it...just a masterpiece.
    • 2. One Of These Days by Pink Floyd
      My first and favourite Floyd Track. It made me play bass.
    • 1. Riders Of The Storm by The Doors
      The Doors are my favourite group from any period. Although I would rate The End as my fave Doors song and my fave song of all-time, 'Riders' would be their best track of the 70's.

    Although I prefer 60's music, looking through my collection while making this top 10, I forgot just how many great tracks came out during the 70's also.
    By: Linda Martin
    • 10. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      I love everything Freddy Mercury ever sang. No one else will ever sound like that.
    • 9. Cat Scratch Fever by Ted Nugent
      Gotta Love Ted Nugent, and I did when I was about 14. Like I said, I'm old.
    • 8. Island Girl by Elton John
      This was one of the songs on the Juke Box at the Dairy Queen where my mom worked on weekends when I was about 15. The juke box malfunctioned one weekend and you could just punch in all the songs you wanted and it just kept playing. They closed on Saturday night and it was still playing when they opened up Sunday morning. Someone punched in Island Girl about a hundred and forty eleven times........we were sick of it after that, but it brings back a good memory when I hear it.
    • 7. Beatin' Around The Bush by AC/DC
      I just love AC/DC.
    • 6. Runnin' With The Devil by Van Halen
      Van Halen was my first concert. It was the most fun I ever had. Van Halen's first album had been out for about 6 months........Lordy, I'm old.
    • 5. Slow Ride by Foghat
      This was the background music to many a late nights in the backseat of N.A.'s car.......he loved to listen to this song while we were ........doing our homework?........He's a Pentecostal Preacher, my times change.......
    • 4. Walk This Way by Aerosmith
      I remember sitting in study hall, my junior year in High School, listening to the radio. This song came on and I argued with one of my friends about who it was. He said it was Ted Nugent. I said I didn't know who it was but it wasn't Ted Nugent. Man.......that was eons ago. I'm old.
    • 3. My Sharona by The Knack
      I can remember when this song made the hairs on my arms stand on end. :)
    • 2. The Girl's Got Rhythm by AC/DC
      Backseat rhythm.......:)
    • 1. TNT by AC/DC
      Bon Scott rocked!!

    I was born in 1961, I have a taste for everything from George Jones and Johnny Cash to Elvis Presley, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd, Metallica, The Offspring, Disturbed.........I just love music.
    By: Brian Nelms
    • 10. TNT by AC/DC
      Watch me explode....
    • 9. Heard It In A Love Song by Marshall Tucker Band
      Can't be wrong...
    • 8. Feel Like Makin' Love by Bad Company
      When I think about you, I think about love...
    • 7. Bad Company by Bad Company
      Till the day I die...
    • 6. Mama Told Me (Not To Come) by Three Dog Night
      This is the craziest party there could ever be...
    • 5. Renegade by Styx
      Hangman is comin' down from the gallows and I don't have very long...
    • 4. Do You Feel Like We Do (Live) by Peter Frampton
      It's only good if it's live.
    • 3. Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry
      Just making it easier for all of us white folks.
    • 2. Hotel California by The Eagles
      It's a close second.
    • 1. Can't You See by Marshall Tucker Band
      It's just the greatest. Period.

    By: David Plumley
    • 10. Tush by ZZ Top
    • 9. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 8. Killer Queen by Queen
    • 7. Highway Star by Deep Purple
    • 6. Let It Grow by Eric Clapton
    • 5. Staiway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. Desperado by The Eagles
    • 3. Truckin' by The Grateful Dead
    • 2. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 1. Seasons Of Wither by Aerosmith

    By: Cash Calvert
    • 10. Atomic Dog by George Clinton
    • 9. Band On The Run by Paul McCartney & Wings
    • 8. Witchy Woman by The Eagles
    • 7. Layla by Eric Clapton
    • 6. The Message by Grandmaster Flash
    • 5. Two Out Of Three Ain't Bad by Meat Loaf
    • 4. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
    • 3. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 2. He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother by The Hollies
    • 1. Hey Jude by The Beatles
      Best song to smoke a joint to ever!

    By: Alex
    • 10. Dirty Deeds (Done Dirt Cheap) by AC/DC
    • 9. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 8. Live And Let Die by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 6. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 5. Back In Black by AC/DC
    • 4. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 3. Hotel California by The Eagles
    • 2. Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd
    • 1. Staiway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    By: Elle
    • 10. Heroes by David Bowie
    • 9. In The Light by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. School's Out by Alice Cooper
    • 7. The Time Warp by Rocky Horror
    • 6. They Can't Take Away Our Music by War
    • 5. Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka
    • 4. American Pie by Don McLean
    • 3. Freedom by Alice Cooper
    • 2. Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Second Coming by Alice Cooper

    By: Thomas
    • 10. We Are The Champions by Queen
    • 9. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 8. Sweet Emotion by Aerosmith
    • 7. Iron Man by Black Sabbath
    • 6. Stayin' Alive by The Bee Gees
    • 5. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 4. Rock And Roll All Nite by KISS
    • 3. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen

    By: Pual Mundinger
    • 10. Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin
    • 9. Bicycle Race by Queen
    • 8. Another One Bites The Dust by Queen
    • 7. Rock and Roll by Led Zeppellin
    • 6. Working Man by Rush
    • 5. Black Dog by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. Lemon Song by Led Zeppelin
      It is a different song but it rocks.
    • 3. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      It rocks.
    • 2. 2112 by Rush
      Its a 20-minute long song, it has to be the best.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      The best song ever. It totally rocks.

    By: Lindsey M.
    • 10. If I Can't Have You by Yvonne Elliman
    • 9. These Dreams by Heart
    • 8. I Feel Love by Donna Summer
    • 7. Rocket Man by Elton John
    • 6. Lyin' Eyes by Eagles
    • 5. Doctor My Eyes by Jackson Browne
    • 4. I Put A Spell On You by Creedence Clearwater Revival
    • 3. Mainstreet by Bob Seger
    • 2. Gold Dust Woman by Fleetwood Mac
    • 1. So Far Away by Carole King
      So far away.

    I wasn't born in the 70's...I'm only 17 years old...but I really love the oldies, I listed some of my faves...hope you like. ;)

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