Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Johnny
    • 10. Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan
    • 9. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. Detroit Rock City by KISS
    • 7. Hotel California by The Eagles
    • 6. Sympathy For The Devil by The Rolling Stones
      One of the Stones' best songs.
    • 5. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 4. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 3. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Part slow rock, part opera, part hard rock.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      The greatest band of all times greatest song.

    By: Spiny Norman
    • 10. Dust In The Wind by Kansas
      'Carry On Wayward Son' would be my second choice here.
    • 9. Hot Blooded by Foreigner
      I had to add this because I've been ignoring a lot of late 70s stuff.
    • 8. Fearless by Pink Floyd
      From Meddle. The soccor stadium chant at the end kicks butt!
    • 7. Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie
      I'd be stupid not to mention a single Bowie tune.
    • 6. Red Hot Mama by Funkadelic
      Standing on The Verge of Getting It On is one of the best funk albums I've ever heard.
    • 5. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      One of the definitive bands of the 70s.
    • 4. Baba O'Riley by The Who
      From Who's Next, their best album. Ever.
    • 3. Truckin' by Grateful Dead
      Actually, American Beauty is one of the best albums of the 70s. The fact that no one has yet mentioned The Grateful Dead blows me away. WTF?
    • 2. Instant Karma by John Lennon
      The Beatles left at the end of the 60s, but this dude just kept rocking on. That is until some jerk shot him.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Do I really need to say why?

    How can anyone pick just 10 anyway? That is all.
    By: Barry Powers
    • 10. I Can See Clearly Now by Johnny Nash
    • 9. Love Really Hurts by Billy Ocean
    • 8. Baker Street by Gerry Rafferty
    • 7. Without You by Nilsson
    • 6. Life On Mars by David Bowie
      'Nuff said
    • 5. Maggie May by Rod Stewart
    • 4. Ride A White Swan by T. Rex
      Blew my mind the first time I heard this.
    • 3. Superstition by Stevie Wonder
      Awesome for the time...still sounds good now.
    • 2. Let's Stay Together by Al Green
      Top vocals.
    • 1. You'll Never Find Another Love Like Mine by Lou Rawls

    By: John Smith
    • 10. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Good song.
    • 9. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Good rock and roll part toward the end.
    • 8. If This Is It by Huey Lewis & The News
      Good tune, very catchy.
    • 7. The Entertainer by Billy Joel
      Cheesy, but good.
    • 6. Movin' Out (Anthony's Song) by Billy Joel
      Good backround guitar.
    • 5. Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
    • 4. No Matter What by Badfinger
      Just great for some reason.
    • 3. My Best Friend's Girl by The Cars
      In the "dancing 'neath the starry sky" part listen closely for the backround guitar.
    • 2. You're All I've Got Tonight by The Cars
      You've all heard that one, great guitar solo.
    • 1. Dance With Me by Orleans
      Beautiful song.

    By: Emil
    • 10. Life On Mars by David Bowie
    • 9. All The Young Dudes by Mott The Hoople
    • 8. Strangehold by Ted Nugent
    • 7. Walk This Way by Aerosmith
    • 6. One Way Street by Aerosmith
    • 5. Jungleland by Bruce Springsteen
    • 4. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 3. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 2. Sweet Emotion by Aerosmith
    • 1. Dream On by Aerosmith

    By: Shelby
    • 10. Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin
    • 9. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 8. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. We Are The Champions by Queen
    • 6. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 5. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 4. Rock And Roll by Led Zeppelin
    • 3. Rock And Roll All Nite by KISS
    • 2. Iron Man by Black Sabbath
    • 1. Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin

    By: Ksenofon
    • 10. Flight Of The Rat by Deep Purple
    • 9. Sixteenth Century Greensleeves by Rainbow
    • 8. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
    • 7. Dillus Roady by Eloy
    • 6. Fly People Fly by Scorpions
    • 5. Water by The Who
    • 4. Silver Bird by UFO
    • 3. Crystal Ball by Styx
    • 2. Working Man by Rush
    • 1. Seawinds by Accept

    The 70's is personally a golden music decade. I could add a few hundred songs more but... cheers
    By: Donald Lind
    • 10. Surrender by Cheap Trick
    • 9. Aqualung by Jethro Tull
    • 8. School's Out by Alice Cooper
    • 7. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
    • 6. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 5. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 4. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
    • 3. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 2. Iron Man by Black Sabbath
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen

    By: Cathy K
    • 10. Here Comes The Sun by The Beatles
    • 9. Misty Mountain Hop by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. Easy Livin' by Uriah Heep
    • 7. Starship Trooper by Yes
      I couldn't decide between this one and "Tempus Fugit". They are neck and neck....
    • 6. Hey Joe by Jimi Hendrix
    • 5. Follow You Follow Me by Genesis
    • 4. Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding by Elton John
    • 3. Angry Young Man by Billy Joel
    • 2. Suite: Judy Blue Eyes by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
    • 1. Bodhisattva by Steely Dan

    These are in no particular order and I could have done a list of 100. I tried to choose songs that had not been listed by lots of people. Obviously, I appreciate the "Stairway to Heaven" 's and the "Free Bird" 's, But these are some of my very favorite bands and just a small sample of my very favorite tunes. :)
    By: K-Train
    • 10. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      For you, Mom
    • 9. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Makes me want to go to Alabama
    • 8. School's Out by Alice Cooper
      I wish school was out fir summer
    • 7. Shout It Out Loud by KISS
    • 6. We Will Rock You by Queen
      Queen will... Queen will... Rock you!!!
    • 5. Calling Dr. Love by KISS
    • 4. Detroit Rock City by KISS
      Detroit Rock City, a great song and movie
    • 3. You Shook Me All Night Long by AC/DC
    • 2. Beth by KISS
      Peter Criss is awesome!
    • 1. Rock And Roll All Nite (Live) by KISS
      ... And listen to KISS every day!!!!!!!!!!

    Even though I'm 13 the 70's were great to me. Too bad Bon Jovi wasn't around then.

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