Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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

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    By: Tommy Dziarmaga
    • 10. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
      The best ending ever for a song, a Wall of Sound.
    • 9. Wild Horses by The Rolling Stones
      Lovely song. Great guitar arrangement.
    • 8. Imagine by John Lennon
      Beautiful song. Imagine a world like that.
    • 7. Tumbling Dice by The Rolling Stones
      Great song, great singing and I really like the drums.
    • 6. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      The best song off of "The Wall", and one of the best guitar solos.
    • 5. Black Dog by Led Zeppelin
      Pure Zeppelin rock, awesome rhythm.
    • 4. Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who
      Great opening, arena rock at its best.
    • 3. Layla by Derek and the Dominoes
      Some of the finest guitar playing ever, and Clapton's singing is his best.
    • 2. Hotel California by The Eagles
      Great song...all the instruments are perfect.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Beautiful opening, awesome guitars and the ending is why Zeppelin is the heaviest band of all time.

    Honorable mention to Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd. Amazing guitar solos.
    By: Alexis
    • 10. The Ocean by Led Zeppelin
    • 9. In My Time Of Dying by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. Going To California by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 6. American Pie by Don McLean
    • 5. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. Money by Pink Floyd
    • 3. Heart Of Gold by Neil Young
    • 2. My Generation by The Who
    • 1. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin
      Simply Amazing!!!

    Pretty much anything Zeppelin made was AMAZING and GREAT!!! I have many other favorites I would have put such as "Babe, I'm Gonna Leave You", "Whole Lotta Love", "Ramble On", and "Dazed And Confused", but technically those were not 70's...they were late 60's so...
    By: Alex
    • 10. Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin
    • 9. Misty Moutain Hop by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. Black Dog by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin
      I come from the land of ice and snow.
    • 6. Heartbreaker by Led Zeppelin
    • 5. House Of The Holy by Led Zeppelin
      Can I take you to the movie? Can I take to the show?
    • 4. Trampled Under Foot by Led Zeppelin
      Momma let me pump your gas.
    • 3. Rock And Roll by Led Zeppelin
      This song makes me so high.
    • 2. Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin
      You need coolen, yes love this song it is great.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Freaked best song ever... yes I love it.

    Zoso rocks...hell they all rock... thank you Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, John Bonham... thank you
    By: Dino Steffens
    • 10. Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd
    • 9. The Logical Song by Supertramp
    • 8. Hey You by Pink Floyd
    • 7. Epitaph by King Crimson
    • 6. Life On Mars by David Bowie
    • 5. Father And Son by Cat Stevens
    • 4. No Woman No Cry by Bob Marley
    • 3. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 2. Child In Time by Deep Purple
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    It's enough with no comments at all for such songs!
    By: Sam
    • 10. Message In A Bottle by The Police
      Sting is amazing. Great, interesting song.
    • 9. Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits
      Mark Knofler was an unbelievable guitarist, catchy really good song.
    • 8. Stairway To Heavan by Led Zeppelin
      Popularly the best, but not quite, great solo by Page, powerful song, a little long.
    • 7. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      Best Floyd song, one of the best bands of all time.
    • 6. Have You Ever Seen The Rain by Creedence Clearwater Revival
      I think CCR is the fourth best of all time, behind Zeppelin, Floyd, and Beatles. Their best song.
    • 5. Reelin' In The Years by Steely Dan
      Best lyricists next to Dylan, my favorite band next to the Doobies. MTV ruined them.
    • 4. What A Fool Believes by Doobie Brothers
      Lotsa people liked the Doobies before Michael McDonald, I think they were so much better and different with him. One of my favorite songs by one of my two favorite bands.
    • 3. What's Going On by Marvin Gaye
      Most beautiful vocal performance, hard song to sing. Very powerful lyrics, smart and true to society. Marvin's best by a long shot.
    • 2. Imagine by John Lennon
      Lennon was the most articulate, artistic, musical Beatle, and wrote this amazing song. One of the many hippie theme songs.
    • 1. Minute By Minute by The Doobie Brothers
      Most people think 'Stairway', but it's Michael McDonald's beautiful lyrics, voice, piano playing, they were so much better with him. This whole album was HUGE, no one remembers it was late seventies.

    By: Bobby
    • 10. The Weight by The Band
      Pulled into Nazareth
    • 9. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      Best Guitar solo(s) of all time.
    • 8. John Lennon by Imagine
      Needed on this list.
    • 7. Paint It, Black by The Rolling Stones
    • 6. Highway Star by Deep Purple
      Guitar work.
    • 5. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 4. Time by Pink Floyd
      Very insightful.
    • 3. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      I love the progression of the song.
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 1. Shine On You Crazy Diamond by Pink Floyd
      Quite possibly the best song by quite possibly the best band.

    Pink Floyd, Zeppelin and Queen are the big 3 of the 70's.
    By: Michael S
    • 10. Sympathy For The Devil by Rolling Stones
      My favorite song ever!! If you want to hear it at its best then listen to it live. Keith is amazing.
    • 9. Working Man by Rush
      One of the greatest guitar solos ever.
    • 8. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. Paint It, Black by Rolling Stones
    • 5. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
    • 4. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 3. American Pie by Don McLean
    • 2. 25 or 6 to 4 by Chicago
      Great band with a great sound.
    • 1. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Great song.

    Peace easy~
    By: Holly
    • 10. London Calling by The Clash
      Most important anti-war song ever.
    • 9. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
      Nice guitar riff. So catchy.
    • 8. Layla by Derek and the Dominos
    • 7. Hotel California by The Eagles
      great song.
    • 6. Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who
      The best Who song ever.
    • 5. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Outstanding guitar solo.
    • 4. American Pie by Don McLean
      Epic song.
    • 3. Wish You Were Here by Pink FLoyd
      This is my favorite song. I love this song so much. It reminds me of my mom.
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Wayne's World. Complete awesomness?!
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      This is the greatest song of all time. None campare to it, or Led Zeppelin.

    Oh yes. I forgot one of the most important songs ever. Imagine - John Lennon. It has a very important message. Beautiful song.
    By: Nick
    • 10. American Pie by Don McLean
      No, not band camp, nor does it promote teen sex. This is a song, not a movie.
    • 9. T.N.T. by AC/DC
      C'mon! You know you can't go to a single sports game without this being played over the loud speakers. Bon Scott R.I.P.
    • 8. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynryd Skynrd
      Free Bird was a great song, but I think Sweet Home Alabama is just simply better.
    • 7. Come Sail Away by Styx
      Great song, but it has also convinced me that the Styx band member were nerds. "Mr. Roboto" was one thing, but combining angles and UFOs just screams loser. Drop the Star Trek and move on.
    • 6. Hotel California by Eagles
      Everytime I hear this song it just lifts me off my feet.
    • 5. Imagine by John Lennon
      Imagine...'nuf said.
    • 4. Piano Man by Billy Joel
      Billy Joel has been a musical idol of mine for years, and Piano Man is a perfect example why. Joel at his best. Perfection.
    • 3. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      A great song, but I think it can be overrated a lot.
    • 2. Rapper's Delight by Sugarhill Gang
      I'm amazed at how many people left this of their lists. This song is the base for the most popualar genre of music in today's world.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Not only is this one of the greatest classic rock songs of all-time, but it also has given us the greatest backmasked phenomenom of all-time! Oh, here's to my sweet satan...

    By: robert
    • 10. Show Me The Way by Peter Frampton
    • 9. Mademoiselle by Styx
    • 8. Magic Man by Heart
    • 7. Slow Ride by Foghat
    • 6. Do You Feel Like I Do by Peter Frampton
    • 5. Jackie Blue by Ozark Mountain Daredevils
    • 4. Hello It's Me by Todd Rundgren
    • 3. Love Hurts by Nazareth
    • 2. Moonlight Feels Right by Starbuck
    • 1. I'm Not In Love by 10cc
      Brings back the most vivid memories of the 70's for me. I was a whole 11 years old when this song was released.

    Most of what I chose are songs from my pre-teen/early teen years. Takes me back to a more "innocent" time. When I hear those songs, images are immediately conjured up of what it was like then. I'd KILL for a time machine! I bet you would too!

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