Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Destiny
    • 10. We Will Rock You by Queen
    • 9. ABC by Jackson 5
    • 8. Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees
    • 7. Celebrate by Rare Earth
    • 6. Shaft Theme by Issac Hayes
    • 5. Everybody Plays The Fool by Main Ingredient
    • 4. Respect by Aretha Franklin
    • 3. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 1. Hotel California by The Eagles

    By: Anney Baker
    • 10. Magic Man by Heart
    • 9. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 8. Tush by ZZ Top
    • 7. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
    • 6. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 5. Feel Like Makin' Love by Bad Company
    • 4. {Don't Fear) The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
    • 3. Breathe by Pink Floyd
      Very, very nice!
    • 2. White Walls by Cream
    • 1. Kashmir by Led Zepplin

    By: Kelly
    • 10. Union Man by Cate Brothers
      One-hit wonder #10
    • 9. Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me) by Reunion
      One-hit wonder #9
    • 8. Living Next Door To Alice by Smokie
      One-hit wonder #8
    • 7. I Will Be In Love With You by Livingston Taylor
      One-hit wonder #7
    • 6. I Can't Stand The Rain by Eruption
      One-hit wonder #6
    • 5. I'm Gonna Take Care Of Everything by Rubicon
      One-hit wonder #5
    • 4. New Orleans Ladies by Lousianna LeRoux
      One-hit wonder #4
    • 3. Sky High by Jigsaw
      One-hit wonder #3
    • 2. Brandy (You're A Fine Girl) by Looking Glass
      One-hit wonder #2
    • 1. My Maria by B.W. Stevenson
      One-hit wonder #1

    One hit wonders...where are they now?
    By: Gonzo
    • 10. Sangria Wine by Jerry Jeff Walker
    • 9. Hole In The Sky by Black Sabbath
      Metal syncopation.
    • 8. Can You Hear Me Knocking by Rolling Stones
      Great album, great song.
    • 7. Too Much Wine by Dirty Tricks
      Another that no one will recognize.
    • 6. Midnight Flyer by Trapeez
      Great dance tune. YMCA dance back in San Antonio.
    • 5. I, Me, My by The Beatles
      All that Americans think about.
    • 4. Last Stand by Armageddon
      No one will know this one.
    • 3. The Red And The Black by Blue Oyster Cult
      Great thrashing.
    • 2. Estimated Prophet by Grateful Dead
    • 1. Anarchy In The U.K. by Sex Pistols
      What can I say?

    The 70's were wonderful. Too much smoking and tripping.
    By: Ryan Brown
    • 10. Piano Man by Billy Joel
      What a classic.
    • 9. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      How can we forget about Freddie Mercury?????
    • 8. Satisfaction by Rolling Stones
      Can't forget the "greatest rock band of all-time"!
    • 7. Tiny Dancer by Elton John
    • 6. Walk On The Wild Side by Lou Reed
      What lyrics...David Bowie!
    • 5. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      Floyd's most famous....not best....but amazing song all-around.
    • 4. Space Oddity by David Bowie
    • 3. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      How can you people forget about this song? Not Zeppelin's best...but definitely one of the most popular songs of the 70's.
    • 2. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Unforgettable song from the south.
    • 1. Hotel California by Eagles
      Top-selling greatest hits album ever...The Eagles are infamous all around the world.

    By: Axel
    • 10. Heart Of Glass by Blondie
      Fine disco/pop, great melody.
    • 9. You're The Greatest Lover by Luv
      Catchy disco/pop track from Dutch female trio.
    • 8. Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word by Elton John
      Haunting melody from the album "Blue Moves".
    • 7. Can The Can by Suzi Quatro
      A nice glam-rock number.
    • 6. Some Girls by Racey
      This song, written by Nicky Chinn & Mike Chapman was a huge hit in England, Australia & Germany.
    • 5. Yes Sir, I Can Boogie by Baccara
      Bubble-disco from Spain & Germany.
    • 4. Daddy Cool by Boney M
      A very good disco tune.
    • 3. Teenage Rampage by The Sweet
      Glam rock at its best.
    • 2. Living Next Door To Alice by Smokie
      A brilliant track for British group Smokie.
    • 1. Knowing Me, Knowing You by ABBA
      A great hit single from the best Swedish band ever.

    The 70's were absolutely brilliant. The best decade ever if you ask me.
    By: Mandy R.
    • 10. 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover by Paul Simon
      I've sung along with this song for as long as I can remember.. it never gets old.
    • 9. My Sharona by The Knack
      Yay for songs with sexual innuendos!
    • 8. Shakedown Street by Grateful Dead
      Classic. You can't NOT love this song.
    • 7. Immigrant Song by Led Zeppelin
      Hammer of the gods, baby.
    • 6. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 5. Killing Me Softly With His Song by Roberta Flack
      Can't list Don McLean without the song that paid tribute...
    • 4. American Pie by Don McLean
      Gotta love those ballads...
    • 3. Street-Fighting Man by Rolling Stones
      "What can a poor boy do, except sing for a rock 'n' roll band.."
    • 2. Hurricane by Bob Dylan
      Not the best song, but Dylan's best for the seventies. Unfortunately, all his good stuff came out the previous decade.
    • 1. Brain Damage by Pink Floyd
      Genius. Pink Floyd will ALWAYS top my list.

    By: Feverishkin
    • 10. You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth by Meat Loaf
      Just the best song he's ever done.
    • 9. Foreplay/Long Time by Boston
      One compliments the other.
    • 8. Lonely Boy by Andrew Gold
      My all-time favorite rock/dance song.
    • 7. Hollywood Nights by Bob Seger
      I dare you not to hit the gas pedal when this comes on the radio.
    • 6. Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen
      This song screams New Jersey.
    • 5. Taking It To the Streets by Doobie Brothers
      "You don't know me but I'm your brother"... says it all.
    • 4. Chevy Van by Sammy Johns
      I lived in a town where "you could throw a rock from end to end". Also what other song personifies 1970's hippie sex?
    • 3. Old Lang Syne by Dan Fogelberg
      Another one of those great storytelling songs.
    • 2. Taxi by Harry Chapin
      One of those great songs that tells a story.
    • 1. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
      Nothing beats that long piano solo at the end.

    There's like 25 disco songs I could include but they are more like songs that make you smile and say "oh yeah..that song"...not the best songs.
    By: Johnnie Pendell
    • 10. Sweet Thing by David Bowie
      The whole of 'Diamond Dogs' is brilliant!
    • 9. American Girl by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
      Love it!
    • 8. Give Us Some Truth by John Lennon
      Sadly missed... R.I.P John
    • 7. Sweet Child Of Mine by Deep Purple
      Excellent screaming!
    • 6. Satellite Of Love by Lou Reed
      I love the 'Transformer' album... also the bom bom boms chorus.
    • 5. The Last Resort by Eagles
      I just love the slow innocuous build-up...from the 'Hotel California' album.
    • 4. Tenement Funkster by Queen
      This one just reminds me of college. Roger Taylor does the vocals for a change on this one.
    • 3. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      That opening riff grabs me everytime.
    • 2. Life On Mars by David Bowie
      Soaring, brilliant vocal evocative!
    • 1. Only Women Bleed by Alice Cooper
      From the 'wWlcome To My Nightmare' album... awesome...such a powerful lyrics.

    Anything by Bowie, some of Elton's early stuff, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Doors, Roxy Music, the 'Desire' album by Dylan, etc. I could go on all night!!!!
    By: Ronnie
    • 10. I Think I Love You by Partridge Family
    • 9. Love Will Keep Us Together by Captain & Tennille
    • 8. How Deep Is Your Love by Bee Gees
    • 7. Dancing Queen by ABBA
    • 6. Looks Like We Made It by Barry Manilow
    • 5. You're the One That I Want by John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John
    • 4. Undercover Angel by Alan O'Day
    • 3. No More Tears (Enough Is Enough) by Barbra Streisand & Donna Summer
    • 2. Don't Go Breaking My Heart by Elton John & Kiki Dee
    • 1. December, 1963 (Oh What A Night) by Four Seasons

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