Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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

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    By: Kyle
    • 10. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
    • 9. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 8. Across The Universe by The Beatles
      Recorded in 1968, released 1969, did not become a hit until 1970.
    • 7. White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane
      ALthough it was released in 1967 it paved the way for psychedelic rock.
    • 6. Rock And Roll by Led Zeppelin
    • 5. Piano Man by Billy Joel
    • 4. Instant Karma by John Lennon
    • 3. Love Train by The O'Jays
    • 2. Message In A Bottle by Sting & The Police
    • 1. Heroes by David Bowie

    By: Dan
    • 10. Hello It's Me by Todd Rundgren
    • 9. Ramble Tambe by Creedence Clearwater Revival
    • 8. Let It Be by Beatles
    • 7. Free Ride by Edgar Winter Group
    • 6. Live And Let Die by Paul Mccartney & Wings
    • 5. Blue Collar by BTO
    • 4. Mother by John Lennon
    • 3. Mr. Skin by Spirit
    • 2. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John
    • 1. If You Could Read My Mind by Gordon Lightfoot

    By: Bob
    • 10. Slow Blues by Jimi Hendrix
      August 1970 - Hendrix spent only four weeks recording in Electric Lady, most of which took place while the final phases of construction were still ongoing. An opening party was held on August 26, and the following day Hendrix created his last ever studio recording: a cool and tranquil instrumental known only as "Slow Blues".
    • 9. Take It Easy by The Eagles
    • 8. Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett
    • 7. Baba O'Rielly by The Who
    • 6. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 5. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 4. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 3. American Pie by Don McLean
    • 2. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
    • 1. Hotel California by The Eagles

    By: Mitchell
    • 10. This Flight Tonight by Nazerath
    • 9. Brain Damage by Pink Floyd
    • 8. Children Of The Grave by Black Sabbath
    • 7. Rock & Roll All Nite by KISS
    • 6. Ramble On by Led Zeppelin
    • 5. White Rabbit by Jefferson Airplane
    • 4. Helter Skelter by Paul McCartney
    • 3. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 2. Money by Pink Floyd
    • 1. Cocaine by Eric Clapton

    By: Jon C
    • 10. Foreplay/Long Time by Boston
    • 9. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 8. Renegade by Styx
    • 7. Scenes From An Italian Restaurant by Billy Joel
    • 6. Fly Like An Eagle by Steve Miller Band
    • 5. War by Edwin Starr
    • 4. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 3. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. American Pie by Don McLean

    Some that just barely missed my list were "Hotel California", "The Boys Are Back in Town", and "We've Only Just Begun".
    By: Josh Beaton
    • 10. Strutter by KISS
    • 9. Detroit Rock City by KISS
    • 8. We're An American Band by Grand Funk Railroad
    • 7. You Shook Me All Night Long by AC/DC
    • 6. Whole Lotta Rosie by AC/DC
    • 5. Baba O'Reilly by The Who
    • 4. Winning by Santana
    • 3. Hey Jude by The Bealtes
      Also not sure if its 60's or 70's
    • 2. The Boys Are Back In Town by Thin Lizzy
    • 1. We Will Rock You by Queen
      I'm not sure if this is from the 70's or 80's but its a sweet song

    By: TeAnne
    • 10. Rocky by Austin Roberts
      Always made me tear up
    • 9. Ma Baker by Boney M
      One of their best
    • 8. Let's Do It by Russell Morris
      Go Russ
    • 7. Lovin' You by Minnie Riperton
      What a perfect voice. RIP Minnie
    • 6. I Feel Love by Donna Summer
      Classic sex on a stick on the disco floor
    • 5. Mama Told Me (Not To Come) by Three Dog Night
      A good, fun song
    • 4. So Into You by Atlanta Rhythm Section
      We thought disco would last forever.
    • 3. Imaginary Lover by Atlanta Rhythm Section
      This was hot
    • 2. I Think I'm Gonna Fall In Love by Supercharge
      I wish I could get these guys on CD
    • 1. You've Gotta Get Up & Dance by Supercharge
      That Sax playing is something else.

    I miss the 70s music.
    By: Amanda
    • 10. Detroit Rock City by KISS
      Again, was raised on the classic rock... so KISS was thrown in there! I couldn't possibly pick just ONE KISS song...
    • 9. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      I don't know what it is about this song.... I just love it
    • 8. School's Out by Alice Cooper
      When I graduated high school, I played this song as loud as I could. It's every school child's anthem.
    • 7. Time by Pink Floyd
      My best friend's band did a cover of this song - which was great... but it'll never be greater than the original!
    • 6. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      If you don't know this song - you need help! It's always a song that can be sung and loud.
    • 5. Who Are You by The Who
      Oh my gosh!!!! I simply love this song - it's constantly being played!
    • 4. Old Time Rock & Roll by Bob Seger
      It always makes me want to do the "Risky Business" dance....
    • 3. Iron Man by Black Sabbath
      Again, another timeless song!!!!
    • 2. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
      Excellent guitar work!!! Enough said!
    • 1. Bohemian Raphsody by Queen
      I may be only 21, but I was raised on Queen!!! This song is timeless!!

    By: Ummm.....
    • 10. Bleed To Love Her by Fleetwood Mac
    • 9. Landslide by Fleetwood Mac
    • 8. Silver Springs by Fleetwood Mac
    • 7. Dreams by Fleetwood Mac
    • 6. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 5. Money by Pink Floyd
    • 4. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 3. Wild Horses by Rolling Stones
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 1. Rhiannon by Fleetwood Mac

    By: Kristie K.
    • 10. California by Joni Mitchell
    • 9. Sweet Emotion by Aerosmith
    • 8. Heart Of Gold by Neil Young
    • 7. Up On Cripple Creek by The Band
    • 6. Isis by Bob Dylan
    • 5. Lay Lady Lay by Bob Dylan
    • 4. T.B. Sheets by Van Morrison
    • 3. Stage Fright by The Band
    • 2. Cherry Bomb by The Runaways
    • 1. Hurricane by Bob Dylan

    How could anyone not include Bob Dylan? He is known for owning the 60's, but did anyone leave as big a mark on the 70's? Has anyone watched the last waltz?

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