Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Twinkle
    • 10. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Love this special and sad song..
    • 9. Undercover Angel by Alan O'Day
      Cute song...
    • 8. Mama Mia by ABBA
    • 7. Everything I Own by Bread
      Love this song..very touching.
    • 6. Goodbye To Love by Carpenters
      There is an interesting fuzz guitar solo in the middle...
    • 5. My Eyes Adore You by Frankie Valli
      Nice story....
    • 4. Shadow Dancing by Andy Gibb
    • 3. Country Boy by Glen Campbell
    • 2. Something by Beatles
    • 1. Night Fever by Bee Gees

    By: Doug
    • 10. Rock And Roll All Nite by KISS
      Arguably THE rock anthem of the '70s.
    • 9. Couldn't Get It Right by Climax Blues Band
      A fantastic song from an underrated band.
    • 8. Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd
      You gotta love Pink Floyd and the way they "theme" their albums.
    • 7. Paradise By The Dashboard Light by Meat Loaf
      The entire album was fantastic.
    • 6. Aqualung by Jethro Tull
      A classic tune.
    • 5. (Don't Fear) The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
      Dam* fine song.
    • 4. Foreplay/Long Time by Boston
      You have to hear them played together...I hate when radio stations just play 'Long Time'.
    • 3. Who Are You by The Who
    • 2. Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress) by The Hollies
      The opening draws you in.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      'Nuff said.

    It is difficult to condense 10 years of music into 10 songs, but this is the best of the best.
    By: sami
    • 10. Piano Man by Billy Joel
      This is probably the best song ever recorded.
    • 9. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 8. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 7. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 6. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
    • 5. You Really Got Me by Van Halen
    • 4. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 3. Cocaine by Eric Clapton
    • 2. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
      Best guitar song I have ever heard.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    By: Harrie Bee
    • 10. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
      The bossman is giving you hell.
    • 9. The Rocker by Thin Lizzy
      I'am a rocker....I'am a roadrunner too baby !!
    • 8. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
      What more can I say?
    • 7. Band On The Run by Paul McCartney & The Wings
      3 songs in one.
    • 6. The Day That Curly Billy Shot Grazy Sam McGee by The Hollies
      Fantastic sound..great harmony vocals..great song....great band.
    • 5. Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love by Van Halen
      And there was guitar...
    • 4. Feel Like Makin' Love by Bad Company
      Whose voice is better? Paul Rodgers or Lou Gramm?
    • 3. Cold As Ice by Foreigner
      Superb voice of Lou Gramm.
    • 2. Spaceage Sacrifice by Montrose
      Sammy Hagar and Ronnie Montrose in top condition.
    • 1. Radar Love by Golden Earring
      Ultimate car song...drums and bass keep pumpin' rhythm to the brains...

    By: Julia
    • 10. Imagine by John Lennon
      Another classic.
    • 9. Superstar by Earth, Wind & Fire
      One of the most influential bands of all time.
    • 8. Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye
      Another classic from 'What's Goin On'...the day Marvin was killed was one of the most tragic days in music history.
    • 7. Bennie And The Jets by Elton John
      Elton in his glammed-out phase...does it get any better?
    • 6. Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees
      The entire 'Saturday Night Fever' soundtrack is fabulous.
    • 5. Dancing Queen by ABBA
      Complete guilty pleasure!!
    • 4. Dream On by Aerosmith
      One of the best power ballads of all time.
    • 3. What's Goin' On by Marvin Gaye
      The whole freaking album was complete classic....the title track, Inner City Blues (make me wanna holler), Mercy Mercy Me, Flying High in the Friendly Sky....
    • 2. Hotel California by The Eagles
      One of the Eagles' best, if not THE best.
    • 1. Tiny Dancer by Elton John
      Hands down, my favorite song of all time.

    By: Wayne
    • 10. I Woke Up In Love This Morning by Partridge Family
      Retro Classic - Who didn't?
    • 9. I Was Made For Lovin' You by KISS
      Rock discovers makeup!
    • 8. Fernando by ABBA
      Was on the charts forever...#1 for 15 weeks in 1976!
    • 7. Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees
      What a groovy tune!!!
    • 6. Hotel California by Eagles
      Classic rock!
    • 5. Eagle Rock by Daddy Cool
      If you've gotta ask you've missed the point!
    • 4. My Sweet Lord by George Harrison
      Easy listening music.
    • 3. Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) by Eddison Lighthouse
      A personal favourite of mine.
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      The standard guitar players anthem.
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      The compilation of this song was ahead of its time...for example, the harmonies!

    If the 60's were four-chord rock then the 70's had to be five and six chords... plus it was all groovy!
    By: T. Saylor
    • 10. Can't You See by Marshall Tucker Band
    • 9. Rhiannon by Fleetwood Mac
    • 8. Cocaine by Eric Clapton
    • 7. Paradise By The Dash Board Light by Meat Loaf
    • 6. Heartbreaker by Pat Benatar
    • 5. Two Tickets To Paradise by Eddie Money
    • 4. Desperado by Eagles
    • 3. Flirtin' With Disaster by Molly Hatchett
    • 2. Feel Like A Number by Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
    • 1. Baby I Love Your Way by Peter Frampton

    By: Reilly
    • 10. American Woman by The Guess Who
      Canadian band!
    • 9. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
    • 8. Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin
      This song has it all...lyrics, wicked guitar solo! The song is one of Zeppelin's best!
    • 7. Since I've Been Loving You by Led Zeppelin
      This song is wild...not heavy, but more bluesy. It's the song that got me started on Led Zeppelin!
    • 6. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 5. Poison by Alice Cooper
      This song gets better the more you hear it!
    • 4. Snowblind Friend by Steppenwolf
      This one is just wicked!
    • 3. Riders On The Storm by The Doors
      Not much to say besides that it's awesome!
    • 2. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
      Never gets old.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      No doubt the best song of all time.

    Led Zeppelin is the best, hands down, nobody compares, I don't care what you Beatles fans say!
    By: Adam
    • 10. Space Oddity by David Bowie
      Ground control to Major Tom.
    • 9. TNT by AC/DC
      This Aussie song goes off.
    • 8. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      A great riff and a great song.
    • 7. Wuthering Heights by Kate Bush
      Haunting lyrics, and her voice is amazing. Captured the full essence of the book.
    • 6. Imagine by John Lennon
      This song will never fade. An all-time classic.
    • 5. Hotel California by The Eagles
      The song is magnificent.
    • 4. American Pie by Don McLean
      What great lyrics! Another classic from the period.
    • 3. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      The is the song everyone wants to play on the guitar.
    • 2. Bat Out Of Hell by Meat Loaf
      A classic rock of the best.
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      One of the classics of all time.

    There are so many great bands from the 70's that I've left out...KISS, Cold Chisel and many more, but these songs are some of the best.
    By: Mark
    • 10. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
      Another all time great and of course a classic.
    • 9. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
      A great song .. not to be left off the list.
    • 8. Aqualung by Jethro Tull
      A great song by the Tull band.
    • 7. Nights In White Satin by Moody Blues
      One nice peice of music by the Moody Blues. Again, another classic.
    • 6. Hey Jude by The Beatles
      Just one of many Beatles classics...another timeless song.
    • 5. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      A really good tune. Also a classic.
    • 4. Hotel California by The Eagles
      Another great (classic) song.
    • 3. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Great song. At least number 3.
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Spooky or haunting-like .. Great song and got to be number 2.
    • 1. American Pie by Don McClean
      All-time best for the 70's. (Timeless Classic)

    I'm not one to pick songs because they were big on the radio. Just because it didn't get a lot of air time, dosn't mean much. We used to call a lot of it 'bubble gum music', like .. The Bay City Rollers, The Poppy Family, The Cowsills and so on. Anyway, I stuck with one song per group or artist.

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