Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: AJ
    • 10. We Will Rock You/We Are The Champions by Queen
      AWESOME song, but a bit overplayed. I love the guitar at the end of We Will Rock You...awesome air guitar solo haha.
    • 9. Rocket Man by Elton John
      Sir Elton John has good songs, there are a few I really like.
    • 8. Feel Like Makin' Love by Bad Company
      Lovely song.
    • 7. School's Out by Alice Cooper
      A great song for kids, good chorus.
    • 6. Turn The Page by Bob Seger
      I love the beat, and Seger's lyrics are awesome.
    • 5. Dream On by Aerosmith
      Nice lyrics...good song.
    • 4. Hotel California by The Eagles
      Good it.
    • 3. Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd
      Awesome song...they should play ALL of it on the radio.
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Great song...8 minutes, too, and I listen to every second.
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      I've fought with myself between this song and song #2...It's a tough battle, but I think Queen wins out.

    Not sure all of these songs are from the 70s, but they're my top 10 and they're close enough!! Disagree with something? Post your top 10 then!
    By: Stephanie Velten
    • 10. I Honestly Love You by Olivia Newton-John
    • 9. Telephone Line by ELO
    • 8. Mandy by Barry Manilow
    • 7. Please Don't Go by KC & The Sunshine Band
    • 6. In My Life by The Beatles
    • 5. Dancing Queen by Abba
    • 4. Tom Sawyer by Rush
    • 3. My Love by Paul McCartney
    • 2. Top Of The World by The Carpenters
    • 1. Sara by Fleetwood Mac

    I love all of these songs. They are a little softer than some of the others. Stairway to Heaven is always everyone's fav. Mine too!
    By: Evan Rose
    • 10. Let It Be by The Beatles
      The last huge Beatles song before they broke up.
    • 9. Since I've Been Loving You by Led Zeppelin
      The tune, guitar and vocals in this song is what makes it perfect.
    • 8. Jet by Wings
      This song, is just amazing. How these guys can make up this classic music.
    • 7. Your Song by Elton John
      One of the first albums I had was Greatest Hits by Elton John. I played this tune and I knew this is what I wanted.
    • 6. Woodstock by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
      This is a classic song made for Woodstock 1969.
    • 5. Ain't Wastin' Time No More by The Allman Brothers Band
      This is for you Duane.
    • 4. Brown Sugar by The Rolling Stones
      No wonder it was a #1.
    • 3. Already Gone by The Eagles
      The first time I heard it, I was amazed.
    • 2. My Sweet Lord by George Harrison
      A classic by a fine musician.
    • 1. Ramblin' Man by The Allman Brothers Band
      By far the best song in the world.

    There are soo many more songs I have that I want to put on here. I actually wrote down 1072 songs that I thought would be awesome to put in. But since there is only 10 I can only put the all time best in. If there was a TOP 1000 I would fill it up and still have over 900 songs to put in.
    By: Pkkk
    • 10. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Good drinking song.
    • 9. Baby, I Love Your Way by Peter Frampton
      Good song :)
    • 8. Hey You by Bachman-Turner Overdrive
      It makes you wanna dance er sing along.
    • 7. Cocaine by Eric Clapton
      Just a good freakin' song.
    • 6. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
      Best guitar ever.
    • 5. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      Fun, fun, fun, fun.
    • 4. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
      Good song to get high/drunk to.
    • 3. Carry On Wayward Son by Kansas
      Fun song to listen to.
    • 2. Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Title pretty much says it all.
    • 1. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Good song.

    Okay, even tho I'm only 15, the 70's music in my opinion was the best music ever. No one really copied anyone, all music was pretty much original, but nowadays all of it is just re-makes of the oldies and they completely mess up the songs. It's a damn shame... music as good as it was in the 70s shouldn't be tampered with!!!
    By: Smitty Smith
    • 10. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
      Unbelievable drums. Robert Plant completely sells this song with his vocal performance.
    • 9. Piece Of Mind by Boston
      Best album ever; best song on the album.
    • 8. Mother by Pink Floyd
      Listen to this song. In the context of "The Wall", this song is absolutely beautiful.
    • 7. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
      Very emotional, Springsteen foreshadowed his future brilliance with this song.
    • 6. Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits
      Good storytelling, great instrumentals.
    • 5. Time/Breathe Reprise by Pink Floyd
      Very insightful about the passage of time and aging. Great instrumental in the middle.
    • 4. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Best vocals, hands down. RIP Freddy Mercury.
    • 3. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Great buildup throughout this song to the guitar solo and climax. Not overrated at all.
    • 2. Hell's Bells by AC/DC
      Wow. Best intro I have ever heard.
    • 1. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      Best guitar ever. Possibly the most calming song ever written. Ironically it is about drugs.

    Pink Floyd is obviously my favorite band, but I love all of the music from the 70's. Great decade.
    By: Steve
    • 10. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Skynyrd at both ends. I don't really like this song, but it's just so damn popular.
    • 9. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      The ultimate 'get high' song.
    • 8. Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Dream On by Aerosmith
      Tyler did a good job on this one.
    • 6. Hotel California by Eagles
      I was debating between this and 'Stairway To Heaven', but I chose this.
    • 5. Back In Black by AC/DC
    • 4. Iron Man by Black Sabbath
      I am IRONMAN
    • 3. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Very interesting song
    • 1. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      The best song ever. The best lyrics ever. And BY FAR the best SOLO ever.

    70s had really good music.
    By: Alan
    • 10. Let It Be by The Beatles
      We must remember the album 'Let It Be' came out in 1970, and you have to get The Beatles on this list.
    • 9. Baba O'Riley by The Who
      Amazing song...often overshadowed by other songs.
    • 8. Peace Frog by The Doors
      Fantastic song.
    • 7. Layla by Derek and the Dominos
      Some of Clapton's (AKA god) best work. Great riff, great lyrics.
    • 6. Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who
      Powerful and strong. Great use of synth. Great scream by Roger Daltrey.
    • 5. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Greatest song to sing along to.
    • 4. Maybe I'm Amazed by Paul McCartney
      Just very well maybe the greatest love song ever written.
    • 3. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      A song for all time...everyone loves Stairway.
    • 2. Imagine by John Lennon
      Great, great message...fantastic tune. Possibly the best post-Beatle Beatle song.
    • 1. Behind Blue Eyes by The Who
      It's beautiful and it's rocking, at the same time.

    Receiving votes: "Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting"- Elton John, "Stayin' Alive"- The Bee Gees, "Bell Bottom Blues"- Derek and the Dominos, "Hotel California"- The Eagles, "Rock And Roll"- Led Zeppelin
    By: Ryan Reisert
    • 10. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      Very close between this song, Wish You Were Here, and Brain Damage.
    • 9. Miss You by The Rolling Stones
    • 8. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 7. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. What Is Life? by George Harrison
      Many other songs from Harrison's "All Things Must Pass" could've replaced this song as well.
    • 5. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Still one of the greatest rock songs ever.
    • 4. Do Ya by Electric Light Orchestra
    • 3. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      A rather silly masterpiece with timeless tune.
    • 2. Jungleland by Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band
    • 1. Layla by Derek And The Dominos

    Songs that could've also made my list include EW&F "That's The Way Of The World," The Clash "Train In Vain," "Voices" by Cheap Trick, or "Spread Your Wings" by Queen.
    By: Chuckie
    • 10. Ventura Highway by America
      Let's put the top down and cruise!
    • 9. Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace
      Classic, short but sweet!
    • 8. Miracles by Jefferson Starship
      Heavy melodies!
    • 7. Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks
      A great song that we all love!
    • 6. Jackie Blue by Ozark Mountain Daredevils
      Great little dittie!
    • 5. My Sweet Lord by George Harrison
      Brilliant songwriter!
    • 4. Saturday In The Park by Chicago
      What a great song to enjoy a bright sunny day!
    • 3. Day After Day by Badfinger
      Too cool for words!
    • 2. Time In A Bottle by Jim Croce
      Classic tune!
    • 1. Wildfire by Michael Murphy
      Who doesn't love horses?

    There's just so many cool songs to mention them all!
    By: Donna
    • 10. What Is And What Should Never Be by Led Zeppelin
    • 9. Achilles Last Stand (live version) by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. The Ocean by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
      Shows great talent. Other people needed a whole orchestra.
    • 5. Bring It On Home (live version) by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. Moby Dick by Led Zeppelin
      I don't need to explain this one...
    • 3. How Many More Times by Led Zeppelin
      Great sound.
    • 2. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      One of the best solos in history.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      It has the best lyrics ever written in hystory + it has a great guitar and drums.

    Normally, these are my most favourite songs by Zeppelin - Not organized: 1. Good times, Bad times 2. Babe I’m Gonna Leave You 3. Communication Breakdown 4. I Can't Quit You Baby 5. How Many More Times 6. Whole Lotta Love 7. What Is and What Should Never Be 8. Heartbreaker 9. Ramble On 10. Bring It On Home 11. Immigrant Song 12. Celebration Day 13. Out On The Tiles 14. Bron – Y Aur Stomp 15. Black Dog 16. The Battle Of Evermore 17. Stairway To Heaven 18. Misty Mountain Hop 19. Going To California 20. When The Levee Breaks 21. The Song Remains The Same 22. Over The Hills and far Away 23. Dancing Days 24. The Ocean 25. The Rover 26. In My Time Of Dying 27. Houses Of The Holy 28. Kashmir 29. Black Country Woman 30. Sick Again 31. Achilles Last Stand 32. Candy Store Rock 33. Hots On For Nowhere 34. In The Evening 35. Fool In The Rain 36. We’re Gonna Groove 37. Traveling Riverside Blues 38. No Quarter 39. Moby Dick 40. Royal Orleans 41. Dazed And Confused 42. The Rain Song

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