Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Ben
    • 10. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 9. Hotel California by Eagles
      Love it!
    • 8. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Killer song.
    • 7. Who Are You by The Who
    • 6. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Still a hit today.
    • 5. The Joker by Steve Miller Band
      I love this song.
    • 4. Walk This Way by Aerosmith
      Rippin' baseline.
    • 3. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
      Very deep.
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      One of the greatest hits ever!
    • 1. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      This song influenced a whole generation.

    By: Tom
    • 10. White Room by Cream
    • 9. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 8. Ironman by Black Sabbath
    • 7. Turn The Page by Bob Seger
    • 6. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 5. Eighteen by Alice Cooper
    • 4. NIB by Black Sabbath
    • 3. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
    • 2. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple

    Hard desisions. They are all very close...hard to rank them.
    By: Scott Evans
    • 10. Get Dancin' by Disco Tex and the Sex-o-lettes
      Funky little silly song.
    • 9. Listen To What The Man Said by Wings
      I like all of Wings' material...alot... but not the Beatles...isn't that strange?
    • 8. Strange Magic by ELO
      I love this group... very original.
    • 7. Dancin' by Crown Heights Affair
      Yep, that's right I LOVE "philly-ish" disco.
    • 6. Get Down Tonight by KC & The Sunshine Band
      This should be the theme song to this decade.
    • 5. Love's Theme by Love Unlimited Orchestra
      Best instrumental ever....
    • 4. Band On The Run by Wings
      Who doesn't like this? Really?
    • 3. Bus Stop by Fatback Band
      Disco was FREAK'N GREAT in the beginning... like this.
    • 2. Lowdown by Boz Scaggs
      So many instruments going on at one time... very tight... they don't make 'em like this anymore... too bad.
    • 1. I'm Not In Love by 10cc
      Listen to this song on!

    I was born in 1966... Mom always had the radio on in the 70's when I was little.. Thanks MOM.
    By: Sam
    • 10. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 9. L.A. Woman by The Doors
    • 8. Achilles Last Stand by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Another Brick In The Wall by Pink Floyd
    • 6. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 5. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 4. Aqualung by Jethro Tull
    • 3. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 2. Baba O'Reilly by The Who
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    By: Steve Fairley
    • 10. Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees
      The seventies wouldn't be the same without this song.
    • 9. Hocus Pocus by Focus
      Dutch group also seen live. Check out Sylvia.
    • 8. Nantucket Sleighride by Mountain
      I saw them in the 1972, great music.
    • 7. Silver Machine by Hawkwind
      Great in concert.
    • 6. Wishing Well by Free
      Great group.
    • 5. School's Out by Alice Cooper
      Still going strong now.
    • 4. Blockbuster by Sweet
      This is the seventies.
    • 3. Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin
      Classic rock song.
    • 2. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
      Just a great song.
    • 1. Get It On (Bang A Gong) by T. Rex
      Just a great 70's song.

    By: Ivan
    • 10. Good Times by Chic
      One of those songs you have to like.
    • 9. Save Me A Place by Fleetwood Mac
    • 8. Songbird by Fleetwood Mac
    • 7. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Great song! Really cool and mellow, then all crazy.
    • 6. Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
      Another classic.
    • 5. Angel by Fleetwood Mac
    • 4. Sara by Fleetwood Mac
      Another great one.
    • 3. Old Man by Neil Young
      Really good.
    • 2. Rhiannon by Fleetwood Mac
      Great song.
    • 1. Dreams by Fleetwood Mac
      The greatest song ever written! The music, the's a masterpiece.

    By: Drew
    • 10. Me And You And A Dog Named Boo by Lobo
      Perfect pop song to drive along to, you have your windows down, have this song loud, and people look at you cross-eyed as you sing along. It's a great feeling......
    • 9. Hitchin' A Ride by Vanity Fare
      Another perfect pop song to drive along to.
    • 8. Venus by The Shocking Blue
      I had always thought it was a guy singing the lead, but it's so atmospheric and trippy, Bananarama didn't do justice to it.
    • 7. Oh, Babe, What Would You Say? by Hurricane Smith
      The 70's version of Rudy Valle, I remember on an episode of 'Frasier', when Frasier sang this song on karaoke to try to impress this woman and it only to annoyed her. That was funny.
    • 6. Brandy (You're A Fine Girl) by Looking Glass
      Perfect pop gem from one of many one-hit-wonders.
    • 5. Moonlight Feels Right by Starbuck
      The only pop hit I can think of that uses the marimba.
    • 4. Waterloo by ABBA
      No 70's top ten song list would be complete without an entry by them. This is my favorite song by everyone's favorite Swedish import (other than IKEA and 'I am Curious (Yellow)').
    • 3. Stay Awhile by The Bells
      One of the sexiest 70's pop hits, in my opinon.
    • 2. My Sharona by The Knack
      Got us out of the mellowness and disco craze of the 70's and looked towards the 80's and kicked off the New Wave sound that was so popular for a few years after. This song still rocks.
    • 1. Nice To Be With You by Gallery
      OK, so I picked a really big staple of cheez pop, but still it is quite a catchy little number, don't you think?

    I love all the cheesy pop songs from the 70's, in fact I have the whole "Have A Nice Day" collection from Rhino.
    By: Kim
    • 10. Band On The Run by Paul McCartney & The Wings
    • 9. Daniel by Elton John
    • 8. Ameircan Pie by Don McLean
    • 7. Desperado by Eagles
    • 6. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Itss a song I think everyone loves.
    • 5. Operator (That's Not The Way It Is) by Jim Croce
      Reminds me of me.
    • 4. Paradise City by Guns 'N' Roses
    • 3. Back In Black by AC/DC
      It just kicks a**!
    • 2. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      The song takes me away and helps me make sense of life.
    • 1. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      The best song ever! The piano and guitar are awesome!

    By: Christopher Paul
    • 10. Frankenstein by Edgar Winter Group
    • 9. Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon & Garfunkel
    • 8. We Will Rock You / We Are The Champions by Queen
    • 7. Just The Way You Are by Billy Joel
    • 6. Dream On by Aerosmith
      1973 / 1976
    • 5. Roundabout by Yes
    • 4. Superstition by Stevie Wonder
    • 3. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 2. Let It Be by The Beatles
    • 1. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Elton John

    Only songs released as singles (45 rpm 7-inch records).
    By: Alexei Ivanov
    • 10. We Will Rock You by Queen
      This is the hymn of a whole generation...what else can we say?
    • 9. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      Only Gilmour can play this way.
    • 8. Time by Pink Floyd
      This one may be one of the best songs ever. Waters did his best.
    • 7. '39 by Queen
      Acoustic song with a spectacular May: singer, guitarist and composer.
    • 6. Words by Neil Young
      Young's rudity...means 70's rock music.
    • 5. Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen
      The lyrics touch one's soul...the notes take you to heaven.
    • 4. Sultans Of Swing by Dire Straits
      What you hear is what you get; nothing else.
    • 3. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      A legend of music.
    • 2. Shine On You Crazy Diamond by Pink Floyd
      100% atmospheric rock.
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Amazing vocals, awesome originality...just the best.

    Queen were probably the best music group ever. They reinvented the concept people had about music, and made a whole decade of human beings dream away...they were just music.

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