Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: BLAZER
    • 10. Let It Be by The Beatles
      Just let it be.
    • 9. Hotel California by The Eagles
      Just a great song.
    • 8. Gonna Fly Now by Bill Conti
      Pumps you up.
    • 7. Disco Inferno by The Trammps
      And I do like disco too.
    • 6. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      Pink Floyd is the best. They will continue to be loved generation after generation.
    • 5. Dream On by Aerosmith
      A true great.
    • 4. Paino Man by Billy Joel
      It's better than drinking alone.
    • 3. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Mama mia.
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zepplin
      Yes, even today it's the last song played at proms.
    • 1. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynrd
      The most complete song because women hold you down.

    PINK FLOYD is the most talented band and greatest band ever.
    By: Tiffany
    • 10. Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits
      Great guitar solo!!!!
    • 9. Dust In The Wind by Kansas
    • 8. Dream On by Areosmith
      Great favorite Aerosmith song.
    • 7. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 6. Battle Of Evermore by Led Zeppelin
      Awesome lyrics!!
    • 5. War Pigs by Black Sabbath
      Amazing lyrics, amazing drums!!!
    • 4. Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin
      Great guitar, great drums, classic Zeppelin!
    • 3. Hotel California by Eagles
      Definitely the best Eagles song!!!
    • 2. Midnight Rider by Allman Brothers
      Come on....they're definitely underrated!!!
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven (BBC version) by Led Zeppelin
      I'm a huge Zeppelin fan but Page really tears this one up in the BBC version!!!

    I'm 17 but I love 70's music and it's so hard to list only 10!!! No one today compares to the great artists of the 70's!!!
    By: Adam
    • 10. Hurricane by Bob Dylan
    • 9. Highway Star by Deep Purple
    • 8. Slow Ride by Foghat
    • 7. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 5. Stranglehold by Ted Nugent
    • 4. Rock And Roll Hoochie Koo by Rick Derringer
    • 3. Thursday's Gone by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 2. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 1. Paranoid by Black Sabbath

    Honourable Mention: No More Mr Nice Guy - Alice Cooper, Schools Out For Summer - Alice Cooper, Sweet Emotion - Aerosmith, Space Truckin' - Deep Purple, Smoke On The Water - Deep Purple, Black Dog - Led Zeppelin, Low Rider - War
    By: Justin Wolf
    • 10. Dream On by Aerosmith
      Awesome slow song.
    • 9. 49327 by Waverly Rae
      When I got one behind.
    • 8. All The Ladies by Waverly Rae
      Favorite party song.
    • 7. Ms. Parker by Waverly Rae
      Great lyrics.
    • 6. Got It Bad by Waverly Rae
      Great tune.
    • 5. For Now by Waverly Rae
      Why is no one else listinging Waverly Rae? They could be the most talented band ever!
    • 4. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      This song changed my life.
    • 3. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      May not equal up to Waverly Rae but still a lot of heart in this one.
    • 2. What Is to Come by Waverly Rae
      Probably a close tie with 'The Chant'.
    • 1. The Chant by Waverly Rae
      Simply amazing. I might not be standing here today with out this song.

    Waverly Rae ROCKS!!!!!
    By: Joey J
    • 10. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
      Give it up to Clapton! Can't get any better than it's the goodfellas theme music!
    • 9. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Great guitar work, one of the most underrated bands of all time.
    • 8. Angie by Rolling Stones
      My favorite song out of their 30 I could put on this list.
    • 7. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Enough said.
    • 6. Old Man by Neil Young
      Great guitar, lyrics, the whole nine yards.
    • 5. Suite: Judy Blue Eyes by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
      By far their best song performed together...gotta love it!
    • 4. Mind Games by John Lennon
      A fantastic song, really sets the stage for a legacy.
    • 3. Wish You Were Here by Pink FLoyd
      The best lyrical band of the 70's bar none.
    • 2. Nights In White Satin by Moody Blues
      What a great song for anyone who enjoys good music.
    • 1. Wild World by Cat Stevens
      Who would have known it would be so true?

    Pink Floyd dominated the 70's along with Led Zeppelin, but overall it produced the best music this world has ever seen.
    By: Erik Guglietti
    • 10. Money by Pink Floyd
      'Dark Side Of The Moon' is the best album ever released - and 'Money' is my favorite tune. Love those sound effects!!!
    • 9. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
      His greatest work - still remains great today.
    • 8. Piano Man by Billy Joel
      A good song about hopes and dreams.
    • 7. Imagine by John Lennon
      A beautiful song about social justice. Too short to be one of my top 3 picks.
    • 6. Hotel California by The Eagles
      The Spanish guitars will stay in my head forever.
    • 5. Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan
      How does it feel?
    • 4. American Pie by Don McLean
      An 8-minute tribute, folk song, masterpiece.
    • 3. Kashmir by Led Zepppelin
      Everybody's heard this song in some shape or form. (cough p.diddy)
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Creative and original - purely brilliant.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      I've heard it so many times I hate it...yet I keep coming back.

    By: Charles Javier
    • 10. Convoy by C.W. McCall
      Best novelty record -- which reminds me of "Smokey & the Bandit".
    • 9. Saturday Night by Bay City Rollers
      Best bubblegum pop song; beats out Partridge Family's "I Think I Love You".
    • 8. War by Edwin Starr
      Hot politically charged rock/R&B record.
    • 7. It's Too Late by Carole King
      Soothing little ballad.
    • 6. Heartache Tonight by Eagles
      Too many to pick, but this one's the catchiest.
    • 5. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      The campiest rock song I've ever heard; also brought back by "Wayne's World".
    • 4. Dream Weaver by Gary Wright
      Gotta thank "Wayne's World".
    • 3. Blinded By The Light by Manfred Mann's Earth Band
      Classic rock done to a T; and a Bruce Springsteen song to boot!
    • 2. Play That Funky Music by Wild Cherry
      Proof that not all of disco sucked.
    • 1. Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees
      No 70's list is complete without the Gibb brothers.

    70's rule!!
    By: Rhiannon
    • 10. Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
    • 9. Landslide by Fleetwood Mac
    • 8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
    • 7. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. Ventura Highway by America
    • 5. Brand New Key by Melanie
    • 4. Sara by Fleetwood Mac
    • 3. Dreams by Fleetwood Mac
    • 2. Rhiannon (Will You Ever Win) by Fleetwood Mac
      The song I was named after!
    • 1. Horse With No Name by America

    By: Melissa
    • 10. Me & Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin
      This was overplayed, but it's a classic.
    • 9. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      This reminds me of good ole college days.
    • 8. Put A Candle In The Window by Creedence Clearwater Revival
      I just love this song.
    • 7. Landslide by Fleetwood Mac
      My favorite Stevie Nicks song.
    • 6. Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison
      This song always puts me in a good mood.
    • 5. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
      Great lyrics.
    • 4. Time by Pink Floyd
      This song takes you on a ride.
    • 3. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 2. Someday Never Comes by Creedence Clearwater Revival
      This song reminds me of where I grew up in the South.
    • 1. Drift Away by Dobie Gray
      This has to be the best one-hit-wonder.

    By: Sam
    • 10. Ironman by Black Sabbath
    • 9. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 8. Aqualung by Jethro Tull
    • 7. Black Dog by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. (Don't Fear) The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
    • 5. Blitzkreig Bop by Ramones
    • 4. Smoke on the Water by Deep Purple
    • 3. Hotel California by The Eagles
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin

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