Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Karen
    • 10. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
    • 9. Heard It In A Love Song by Marshall Tucker Band
    • 8. The Letter by Joe Cocker / Mad Dogs & Englishmen
    • 7. Shooting Star by Bad Company
    • 6. A Song For You by Leon Russell
    • 5. Show Me The Way by Peter Frampton
    • 4. I'm Your Captain by Grand Funk Railroad
    • 3. Traveling Man / Beautiful Loser by Bob Seger
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zepplin
    • 1. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynryd

    By: Wags
    • 10. Amie by Pure Prairie League
    • 9. Don't Stop by Fleetwood Mac
    • 8. The Logical Song by Supertramp
    • 7. Can't You See by Marshall Tucker Band
    • 6. Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who
    • 5. Stranglehold by Ted Nugent
    • 4. Free Ride by Edgar Winter Group
    • 3. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 2. Mary Jane's Last Dance by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
    • 1. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd

    By: rob10000
    • 10. Make Me Do Anything You Want by Foot In Cold Water
      Great Canadian classic.
    • 9. Bridge Over Troubled Waters by Simon & Garfunkel
      Garfunkel's vocals are haunting.
    • 8. Hey St. Peter by Flash And The Pan
      It's a great one almost hit wonder.
    • 7. Adam's Apple by Aerosmith
      And she ate it.
    • 6. Driver's Seat by Sniff 'N The Tears
      The ultimate pop song.
    • 5. Love Is Like Oxygen by Sweet
      The long version is a treasure.
    • 4. Hello Hooray by Alice Cooper
      Alice is dabomb and this a classic.
    • 3. Hocus Pocus by Focus
      A masterpiece.
    • 2. Moving In Stereo by The Cars
      Best song from the best debut it when it runs into allmixed. up
    • 1. Oh Well by Fleetwood Mac
      Great vocals and it sounds like shootout music in a western.

    It's a decade we won't forget.
    By: Mr X
    • 10. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 9. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 8. Hot Blooded by Foreigner
    • 7. Landslide by Fleetwood Mac
    • 6. Father And Son by Cat Stevens
    • 5. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 4. Baba O'Riley by The Who
    • 3. Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd
    • 2. Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    By: DarBar
    • 10. Wild World by Cat Stevens
    • 9. Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding by Elton John
    • 8. Since I've Been Loving You by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Everything Is Coming Our Way by Santana
    • 6. The Story In Your Eyes by Moody Blues
    • 5. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 4. Long Distance Runaround by Yes
    • 3. Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
    • 2. 2112 Medley: Overture / The Temples Of Syrinx etc. by Rush
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Has to be the #1 best rock song ever!

    By: Reggie
    • 10. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Flat-out masterpiece. Makes music of today sound positively adolescent.
    • 9. Life On Mars by David Bowie
      In my opinion, the most complete artist of all time. More than just a pop star, much more. This song is absolutely spine tingling!
    • 8. You Sexy Thing by Hot Chocolate
      Had to put a disco song in. And this is the one that makes me want to waggle my hips the most!
    • 7. Hello Hooray by Alice Cooper
      A genius! Hard to pick his best song but this chorus is so uplifting!
    • 6. Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who
      This is Pete Townsend....this is the Who. Absolutely anthemic.
    • 5. Pretty Vacant by Sex Pistols
      These guys did my head in and make the so-called punk today sound lame. This is their snarly, take no prisoners masterpiece.
    • 4. Jeepster by T Rex
      Grooves and glams all in one. Sassy!
    • 3. I'm The Leader Of The Gang by Gary Glitter
      So much attitude. Where's this much fun in music now?
    • 2. Fox On The Run by Sweet
      Glam rock was the best thing about the 70's and this is my fave. Killer melody!
    • 1. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin
      Everything I love about this band. Just magic and transporting. And from their best album.

    Hate to leave out Comfortably Numb and some of the great one-hit wonders but.....long live the 70's!
    By: Bandog
    • 10. Desperado by Eagles
    • 9. Bat Out Of Hell by Meat Loaf
    • 8. Mr. Blue Sky by E.L.O.
    • 7. Get Off Of My Cloud by Rolling Stones
      Ok I know this was the 60's, but I like the song.
    • 6. Life's Been Good by Joe Walsh
    • 5. Metal Guru by T Rex
    • 4. Faithfully by Journey
    • 3. Bohemian Rapshody by Queen
    • 2. Music by John Miles
    • 1. Hotel California by Eagles
      Quality music from a quality band.

    By: Frank
    • 10. Dancing Queen by ABBA
    • 9. Telephone Line by E.L.O.
    • 8. Your Song by Elton John
    • 7. Running On Empty by Jackson Browne
    • 6. Nights On Braodway by Bee Gees
      It's their best song.
    • 5. Love Will Keep Us Together by Captain & Tennille
    • 4. Carper Crawl by Genesis
      Great tune.
    • 3. Layla by Derek & The Dominoes
      2 songs in one, the anger and desire at the start, and the wish fulfilment at the end (with the piano).
    • 2. Colour My World by Chicago
      Beautiful melody.
    • 1. Hide In Your Shell by Supertramp
      I love the lyrics.

    My tastes are varied.
    By: Italy
    • 10. You Can Do Magic by America
    • 9. Everything I Own by Bread
    • 8. China Grove by Doobie Brothers
    • 7. More Than A Feel Ling by Boston
    • 6. Black Night by Deep Purple
    • 5. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 4. All Out Of Love by Air Supply
    • 3. Highway Song by Blackfoot
    • 2. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    By: Jean Scott
    • 10. Let It Be by The Beatles
      What is a greatest tunes list without The Beatles. One of the greatest bands of all time.
    • 9. All Right Now by Free
      Great dance tune.
    • 8. Joy To The World by Three Dog Night
      This song goes the year. Everyone was into free love, peace and happiness.
    • 7. Make It With You by Bread
      A great makeout song.
    • 6. American Woman by Guess Who
      A great classic by a Canadian band.
    • 5. Black Magic Woman by Santana
      Everyone can relate to this song and Santana is great.
    • 4. I Think I Love You by The Partridge Family
      A corny song but the girls loved David Cassidy.
    • 3. Lola by The Kinks
      This song said things that people were afraid to say out loud.
    • 2. Make Me Smile by Chicago
      One of Chicago`s best tunes.
    • 1. War by Edwin Starr
      The Vietnam War was on and everyone was concerned about the soldiers, and it was love and peace for everyone.

    I was 15 in 1970 and these were my all-time favourites for that year. These were the songs that my friends and I loved and listened to incessantly.

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