Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: John Fox
    • 10. Hotel California by The Eagles
    • 9. (Don't Fear) The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
    • 8. Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
    • 7. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
    • 6. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
    • 5. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 4. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 3. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
    • 2. Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who
    • 1. Layla by Derek and the Dominos

    Lola - The Kinks, Who'll Stop the Rain - Creedence Clearwater Revival, Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones, Tangled Up in Blue - Bob Dylan, Night Moves - Bob Seger
    By: Rod Llewellyn
    • 10. I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor
      I admit I liked some of the disco tunes of the 70's, and this one stands out and above them all.
    • 9. The Logical Song by Supertramp
      This song pretty much summed up everything as I finished high school at the time it was released as a single.
    • 8. How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees
      My favorite from the 70's from my favorite band from my youth. Not the disco stuff, everything else. The song writing, the harmonies - it does not get any better than this.
    • 7. Peace Train by Cat Stevens
      Too bad he gave up pop music. The best of his fine work. Great message.
    • 6. Black & White by Three Dog Night
      Remember hearing this one in elementary school. It had such an impact on me at such a young age - it deserves this recognition.
    • 5. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Who grew up in the 70's and didn't like this one? Almost made you think you had some sophistication (Opera, anyone?).
    • 4. Drift Away by Dobie Gray
      I was 12 and this was one of my favorite 45's I bought.
    • 3. Band On The Run by Wings
      Best song from the album of the year in 1973. Loved Paul's work post-Beatles (most of it anyway).
    • 2. The First Time Every I Saw Your Face by Roberta Flack
      One of the most beautiful songs I have ever heard recorded. Roberta Flack is a class act.
    • 1. Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon and Garfunkel
      A classic. I still enjoy it like the first time I heard it 36 years ago when it's played on an oldies station.

    I could probably give you the top 500 songs of the 70's as it was the best decade ever for music. Good songs from every genre.
    By: Kate
    • 10. Uppers And Downers by Bill Cosby song EVER! Bill Cosby cracks me up...
    • 9. Y.M.C.A. by Villiage People
      Um...there's not much to say about this's Y.M.C.A.!
    • 8. Last Dance by Donna Summer
      I can't help but love this song...I'm sorry
    • 7. Give A Little Bit by Supertramp
      Good evening reflection song...
    • 6. Magic Man by Heart
      This song...also cool...
    • 5. Rock On by David Essex
      This song is is really cool...and he mentions James Dean...which makes it unbelievably cool!
    • 4. Suffragette City by David Bowie
      AWESOME-NESS! Wait for it...Wait for it...Wham Bam thank-you ma'am!
    • 3. School's Out For Summer by Alice Cooper
      Ha...played this song every time school was out..for was a really great way to kick summer off...CLASSIC
    • 2. Riders On The Storm by The Doors
      I haven't seen anyone mention this one...but maybe they can you not love this's good to play in the dark ...and at night...and when it's raining...and when you're driving...and when it's dark at night and it's raining and you're driving! It's a classic!
    • 1. (Don't Fear) The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
      Amazing song...I can't explain the feeling I get when I hear's haunting almost.

    By: Jim McLean
    • 10. Grand Illusion by Styx
      This song says a lot about America.
    • 9. Feels Like The First Time by Foreigner
      Foreigner's first album is great. This is my favorite song on this album.
    • 8. Dust In The Wind by Kansas
      There are a lot of great Kansas songs, but this is their most haunting.
    • 7. I Know What I Like by Genesis
      From "Selling England By The Pound"
    • 6. Since I've Been Loving You by Led Zeppelin
      This is perhaps my favorite Led Zeppelin song.
    • 5. Best Of My Love by The Eagles
      This is a really nice-sounding song.
    • 4. Let It Grow by Eric Clapton
      This has a very nice guitar solo.
    • 3. Song Sung Blue by Neil Diamond
      I know that Neil Diamond is hardly rock, but this song is one of my favorites. I hum it all the time.
    • 2. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
      The most catchy simple riff in rock.
    • 1. Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who
      This nearly nine-minute song is very enjoyable.

    So many great songs in the 70s. Don McLean is underrated. He is only remembered for "American Pie", despite making a zillion great albums in his career.
    By: Ashley
    • 10. I wanna be your lover by Prince
    • 9. Disco Inferno by Trammps
    • 8. Shake, Shake, Shake (Shake Your Booty) by KC & The Sunshine Band
    • 7. Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe by Barry White
    • 6. Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees
    • 5. Don't Stop 'Til You Get Enough by Michael Jackson
    • 4. Blame It On The Boogie by Michael Jackson
    • 3. Funkytown by Lipps, Inc.
    • 2. The Hustle by Van McCoy
    • 1. Get Down Tonight by KC & he sunshine band

    By: justin mathewson
    • 10. Rock And Roll All Nite by KISS
      Party every day.
    • 9. TNT by AC/DC
    • 8. Hair Of The Dog by Nazereth
    • 7. Dream On by Aerosmith
      Great song
    • 6. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
      Oh yeah
    • 5. Cat's In The Cradle by Harry Chapin
      All you dads out there, listen to this song
    • 4. Fat Bottom Girls by Queen
      Those words still ring true!!!!!!
    • 3. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
      Every American's problem
    • 2. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
      Makes me think about my ex
    • 1. (Don't Fear) The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
      Greatest song ever

    By: John
    • 10. It's A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock) by AC/DC
    • 9. No Sugar Tonight by The Guess Who
    • 8. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 7. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 6. Get Back by The Beatles and Billy Preston
    • 5. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
    • 4. Run Through The Jungle' by Creedence Clearwater Revival
    • 3. Can't You Hear Me Knocking? by The Rolling Stones
      1969. I know I'm cheating, but my 70's list needs a Stones' song, and this is my hands-down favorite.
    • 2. Roadhouse Blues by The Doors
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    By: Grokster
    • 10. Walk On The Wild Side by Lou Reed
    • 9. Stir It Up by The Wailers
    • 8. Lilly Rosemary And The Jack Of Hearts by Bob Dylan
    • 7. The Card Cheat by The Clash
    • 6. A Message To You Rudie by The Specials
    • 5. Tangled Up In Blue by Bob Dylan
    • 4. Born To Run by Brue Springsteen
    • 3. White Man In Hammersmith Palais by The Clash
    • 2. Down In The Tube Station At Midnight by The Jam
    • 1. Idiot Winds by Bob Dylan

    By: Dennis (DaRude22)
    • 10. Free For All by Ted Nugent
    • 9. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. Walk This Way by Aerosmith
    • 7. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 6. God Save The Queen by Sex Pistols
    • 5. My Woman From Tokyo by Deep Purple
    • 4. Rock And Roll by Led Zeppelin
      "It's Been a Long Time"
    • 3. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
    • 2. Hotel California by The Eagles
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    ::[ darude's inc ]:: Enjoy ;]
    By: Chilly
    • 10. Lights by Journey
    • 9. Super Freak by Rick James
    • 8. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
    • 7. My Sharona by The Knack
    • 6. Who Are You by The Who
    • 5. Rock And Roll by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. One Way Or Another by Blondie
    • 3. Hotel California by The Eagles
    • 2. Back In Black by AC/DC
    • 1. Walk This Way by Aerosmith

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