Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Nick
    • 10. Take It Easy by Eagles
      "well I'm-a standing on a corner in Winslow, Arizona, and such a fine site to see. It's a girl, My Lord, in a flatbed Ford slowin' down to take a look at me.
    • 9. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
      Sweet use of strings
    • 8. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      Another good song on another damn good album
    • 7. Money by Pink Floyd
      A good song on a damn good album
    • 6. American Pie by Don McLean
      This is number one, not Lola
    • 5. Stranglehold by Ted Nugent
    • 4. Let It Be by The Beatles
      1970 classic
    • 3. Jungle Love by Steve Miller Band
      one of his best
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Never gets old...and my favorite guitar solo, besides Free Bird
    • 1. Lola by The Kinks
      Transvestites can be interesting...

    By: Kristin H.
    • 10. La Grange by ZZ Top
    • 9. Misty Mountain Hop by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. Have You Ever Seen The Rain? by Creedence Clearwater Revival
    • 7. Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
    • 6. Listen To The Music by The Doobie Brothers
    • 5. Heard It In A Love Song by Marshall Tucker Band
    • 4. Can't You See by Marshall Tucker Band
    • 3. Statesboro Blues by Allman Bros. Band
    • 2. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 1. Call Me The Breeze by Lynyrd Skynyrd

    By: Rookirg
    • 10. Wheel In The Sky by Journey
    • 9. The Wall by Pink Floyd
    • 8. Cat Scratch Fever by Ted Nugent
    • 7. We Are The Champions by Queen
    • 6. Simple Man by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 5. Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
    • 4. (Dont Fear) The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
    • 3. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd

    By: Jason
    • 10. When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees
    • 9. Tiny Dancer by Elton John
    • 8. Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
    • 7. I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do, I Do by ABBA
    • 6. More, More, More by Andrea True Connection
    • 5. The Story In Your Eyes by The Moody Blues
    • 4. Chase by Giorgio Moroder
    • 3. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Layla by Eric Clapton

    By: Taylor dew
    • 10. You Took The Words Right Out of My Mouth by Meat Loaf
    • 9. Piano Man by Billy Joel
    • 8. Get Down Tonight by KC & The Sunshine Band
    • 7. My Sharona by The Knack
    • 6. We Are The Champions by Queen
    • 5. T.N.T by AC/DC
    • 4. A Horse With No Name by America
    • 3. Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap by AC/DC
    • 2. American Pie by Don McLean
    • 1. Highway To Hell by AC/DC

    There's heaps more that I would like to add, but there's my Top 10
    By: Rosco
    • 10. Trans Europe Express by Kraftwerk
      Kraftwerk was the first actual techno band. And it will go down as one of the best techno bands ever. Right up there with 808 State, Frankie Knuckles, MSTRKRFT, and Reel II Real. This song is one of my favourite electronica songs ever. "Rendezvous on Champs-Elysees. Leave Paris in the morning on T.E.E. Trans Europe Express."
    • 9. 25 Or 6 To 4 by Chicago
      A great song. I simply love the full brass and the long guitar solo. Much better than what David Foster did to them. This song is a classic. I love it and have yet to ever get tired of it. "Sitting cross-legged on the floor. 25 or 6 to 4!"
    • 8. Imagine by John Lennon
      This song has immaculate lyrics. Personally, I think John Lennon was a genius. If it weren't for that goddamn psycho that killed him, Who knows what he could have done. But, ya, this song is beautiful. It almost has as good lyrics as Across The Universe. "Imagine there's no heaven. It's easy if you try. No hell below us. Above us only sky. Imagine all the people living for today...oooh..."
    • 7. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Ah. This song is so relaxing. Before it goes all head-bashing. I love it how they changed it from downtempo to upbeat so slowly that you barely notice. Just shows how well written it was. "Say, won't you give me three steps. Give me three steps, mister. Give me three steps towards the door."
    • 6. Ballroom Blitz by Sweet
      I absolutely love this song. It's such a sweet song. Which is coincidental, as the group name is Sweet. Ha! But really, I love this song a lot. "And the man in the back said everyone attack! and it turned into a ballroom blitz. And the girl in the corner said boy I tried to warn ya it would turn into a ballroom blitz."
    • 5. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      Pink Floyd's great. I'm not sure if I like Pink Floyd's verion better than Scissor Sisters' version, but Scissor Sisters weren't in the 70's so I had to put the Pink Floyd version. Still, this song is excellent. "I can't explain, you wouldn't understand. This is not how I am. I have become comfortably numb."
    • 4. Telephone Line by ELO
      ELO is a great band. And, in my opinion, this is their finest work. An absolutely great song. The chorus is just so damn catchy! I discovered it when I turned on the radio before leaving to go to school (I always turn on the radio before leaving the house alone). I had to finish listening to the song to get it's name. Sure, I was late for school, but it was worth it. "Oh oh, telephone line, give me some time. I'm living in twilight."
    • 3. Young Turks by Rod Stewart
      Ah, what this man is. He single-handedly is better than the Rolling Stones, Bee Gees and many others. And he's been around for over 35 years. And he has more good songs than I could count with 4 hands. Listen to Maggie May, Some Guys Have All The Luck and Da Ya Think I'm Sexy? for other listening pleasures. "Young hearts be free tonight. Time is on your side. Don't let em put you down, don't let em push you around. Don't let them ever change your point of view."
    • 2. Hotel California by The Eagles
      A classic. Everybody knows this song. It has great instruments, and should never be attempted to have a remake made of it. It's just too good. "Welcome to the Hotel California. Such a lovely place, such a lovely face. Plenty of room at the Hotel California. Any time of year you can find it here."
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      This song is perfect in every single way. If angels could sing, this is what they would. Whenever I hear this, it sends chills down my spine. It has an emotional block on me. Whenever I'm depressed, I just turn on this song, and I feel better. Absolutely beautiful. "Your head is humming and it won't go, in case you don't know. The piper's calling you to join him. Dear lady can you hear the wind blow, and did you know your stairway lies on the whispering wind."

    By: Alice Keymer
    • 10. How Deep Is Your Love by The Bee Gees
      Love this song.
    • 9. Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd
      Their best song by far.
    • 8. Yesterday Once More by The Carpenters
      They wrote superb songs. Shame about all the punk and rock 'n' roll crap that followed them!
    • 7. The Name Of The Game by ABBA
      Here's another one!
    • 6. The Man With The Child In His Eyes by Kate Bush
      A masterpeace. I love Kate's voice. Amazing.
    • 5. Silly Love Songs by Wings
      Paul is having fun here. It's so totally cool.
    • 4. Gimme Gimme Gimme by ABBA
      I am a big ABBA fan, as you might be able to tell!!!
    • 3. Don't Bring Me Down by ELO
      Great pop music from one of the 70's best bands.
    • 2. Have You Never Been Mellow by Olivia Newton-John
      Great song from Olivia, came years before the Grease soundtrack.
    • 1. Dancing Queen by ABBA
      The best song ever written!!

    Rock 'n' Roll sucks!!! I also really hate punk it should've stayed in the bedroom - along with the amateurs who played it!!
    By: Lynda Wolf
    • 10. I Just Wanna Be Your Everything by Andy Gibb
      I just wanna love this song!
    • 9. Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb
      like it a lot!
    • 8. The Logical Song by Supertramp
      Just cute.
    • 7. Emotion by Samantha Sang
      I'm not sure if it was her name or the Bee Gees written song that got me.
    • 6. How Can You Mend A Broken Heart? by Bee Gees
      Tear-jerking ballad -- love it
    • 5. Heart Of Glass by Blondie
      Debbie Harry didn't want to record this, but it was my favorite song of theirs!
    • 4. Disco Duck by Rick Dees & His Cast Of Idiots
      Come on, who didn't love to quack along with this one???
    • 3. Tragedy by Bee Gees
      Loved it especially when I found out that the sound effect for the "explosion" was Barry cupping his hands over the microphone and blowing!
    • 2. How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees
      2nd favorite all-time ballad!
    • 1. Words And Music by Andy Gibb
      My favorite love ballad of any decade!

    Any disco song couldn't have made it here, but there are many many more than 10! Too bad!
    By: Niall
    • 10. Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield
    • 9. Silver Spoon by Grace Slick and Paul Kantner
      This must be the best song about cannabalism there is!!!
    • 8. Big Yellow Taxi by Joni Mitchell
    • 7. Solsbury Hill by Peter Gabriel
    • 6. Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush
      Written at age 16, if only we were all so talented.
    • 5. Rhiannon by Fleetwood Mac
    • 4. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
    • 3. Baba O'Reilly by The Who
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Never Going Back Again by Fleetwood Mac

    By: Rob Warner
    • 10. Blinded By The Light by Manfred Mann's Earth Band
      Could easy be number one.
    • 9. Listen To The Music by Doobie Brothers
      C'mon let's dance.
    • 8. Khe Sahn by Cold Chisel
      The best of Aussie music.
    • 7. Fool (If You Think Its Over) by Chris Rea
      Ah, it's good forgotten no way.
    • 6. Lido Shuffle by Bozz Scaggs
      Yep, brilliant.
    • 5. It's Raining Again by Supertramp
      May hiphop and rap DIE!!!
    • 4. Warm Ride by Granam Bonnet
      Ah yes.
    • 3. Here Comes The Sun by Beatles
      The best poets put in one band can you "imagine".
    • 2. Baker Street by Gerry Rafferty
      Hard to put this in an order...the seventies rule.
    • 1. Tusk by Fleetwood Mac
      Stevie Nicks, the high priestess.

    What happened to music? May the seventies never rest in peace.

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