Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Liza
    • 10. Rock and Roll Band by BOSTON
    • 9. We will Rock you/WE are the champions by Queen
      another Queen masterpiece
    • 8. Rock and Roll All Nite by Kiss
    • 7. More Than a Feeling by Boston
      Great guitar every time, niiice vocals.
    • 6. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 5. The Boys are Back in Town by Thin Lizzy
      once again...another classic rock song
    • 4. Just What I needed by Cars
      great rock tune
    • 3. American Pie by Don McClean
      Awesome lyrics
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Love the guitar after the rock opera!
    • 1. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zepplin

    By: Michel Dubois
    • 10. Seen all good people by Yes
      Again this song reaffirms the British style of those years.
    • 9. Shine on you Crazy Diamond by Pink Floyd
      Do I need to add anything????
    • 8. Supper's Ready by Genesis
      Obviously by now you know I am a big fanof Genesis. However this does fit in my list for the different tempo changes without losing the essence of the song.
    • 7. Green Eyed Lady by Sugarloaf
      This one hit wonder band did a great song here still plays on the odd Radio station but the shorten version does'nt give credit to the original longer version
    • 6. Hero and Heroine by Strawbs
      David Cousins and David Lambert bring this Rock song to different level by combining powerfull guitar playing and inspiring lyrics.
    • 5. Hypnotised by Fleetwood Mac
      What a great tune. Lyrics and the Guitar playing on this Pre-Nicks/Buckingham days of the Mac is just fabulous.
    • 4. Since I've been loving you by Led Zeppelin
      This Blues song allowed Plant and Page to display a versatility in their writing styles and is still today a great song to hear loud and often.
    • 3. Close to the edge by Yes
      This band confirmed the superiority of the British progressive rock scene and could compare very well with Genesis.
    • 2. Thick as a brick by Jethro Tull
      Although one of the longest songs ever recorded, Thick as a brick never has a dull momment in its 48 minutes of pure classic 70's style music.
    • 1. Cinema Show by Genesis/Selling England By The Pound
      By far one of the most complete song as far as delivering on the talent of every member of a band. The Drums of Phil Collins only confirms the fact that he should have stuck to playing them and leave the writting to other members of the band. Hail to Peter Gabriel.

    By: Michael Swiderski
    • 10. Hey Jude by The Beatles
    • 9. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 8. Bat Out of Hell by Meatloaf
    • 7. The Chain by Fleetwood Mac
    • 6. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 5. Iron Man by Black Sabbath
      Ozzy and company tear it up in this great song.
    • 4. Kashmir by Led Zepplin
      Another by Led Zepplin. What can I say they are the best.
    • 3. Hotel California by The Eagles
    • 2. Free Bird by Lynard Skynard
      A great song with a great meaning.
    • 1. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zepplin
      The lyrics and the music make this the best song of not only the seventees, but of all time!

    By: Linda
    • 10. This Thing Called Love by Queen
    • 9. Young Hearts Run Free by Candy Statton
    • 8. The Bump by Kenny
    • 7. Ma Baker by Boney M
    • 6. You to Me are Everything by The Real Thing
    • 5. Devil Gate Drive by Suzie Quatro
    • 4. I Love to Love by Tina Charles
    • 3. Hurt by Manhattans
    • 2. Under the Moon of Love by Showwaddywaddy
    • 1. Coo Ca Choo by Alvin Stardust

    By: Irving
    • 10. Vicious by Lou Reed
      Some of his songs suck, some are great. This one's great.
    • 9. Mama We're All Crazy Now by Slade
      Even thogh Quiet Riot ruined it, this sill ranks as one of my top 10 songs of the '70s.
    • 8. Map Reference by Wire
      They started their band when they barely knew how to play their own instruments--and came out with this classic.
    • 7. Sheena Is A Punk Rocker by The Ramones
      Even when this song came out it sounded like somebody else's classic. But a closer listen to the words revealed it could be no one else....well, maybe the Beach Boys, if they had been ten years younger.
    • 6. So What by Crass
      This not very religious band just weren't happy with the social status quo and made some great music to prov it.
    • 5. Express Yourself by Charles Wright/ Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
      Better than James Brown.
    • 4. Love by John Lennon
      Almost minimilist lyrics, magical song.
    • 3. 78 RPM by Stiff Little Fingers
      They were a big part of England's late 70's punk rock revolution and they knew it.
    • 2. Bodies by The Sex Pistols
      Very politically incorrect song by todays standards.
    • 1. Complete Control by The Clash
      The best song ever. You can actually hear Joe Strummer get angrier and angrier at the Clash's record company as the song progresses.

    By: Haley Smith
    • 10. Layla by Eric Clapton
    • 9. Imagine by John lennon
    • 8. Wonderful Christmastime by paul mcartney
    • 7. Gimmie Three Steps by Lynard Skynard
    • 6. Turn The Page by Bob Seager
    • 5. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynard Skynard
    • 4. Walk this Way by Aerosmith
    • 3. Hotel california by Eagles
    • 2. American Pie by don Mclean
    • 1. Free Bird by Lynard Skynard

    By: Will
    • 10. The Rover by Led Zeppelin
      Awesome guitar into by Jimmy
    • 9. Summer Breeze by Seals & Crofts
      Feeling nice and mellow
    • 8. Rhiannion by Fleetwood Mac
      I would love to love her (more than Donna Summer)
    • 7. Night Moves by Bob Seeger
      Remembering Teenage Love (doesn't seem right to call it lust)
    • 6. Hello It's Me by Todd Rudgren
      Its Important To Me
    • 5. Could It Be Magic by Barry Manilow
      Wish I knew this chick Melissa
    • 4. Love Reign O'er Me by The Who
      First time I heard this all I could think was "awesome"
    • 3. Parellels by Yes
      Powerfully strong
    • 2. Baker Street by Gerry Rafferty
      Winding your way and getting lost, realising its all gotta end
    • 1. Fantasy by Earth Wind and Fire
      I feel like I'm flying

    By: John Zuehlke
    • 10. Frankenstein by Edgar Winter Group
      This song had no words....but man did it rock!
    • 9. White Room by Cream
      Classic music from Eric of his best earlier songs.
    • 8. Rocky Mountain Way by Joe Walsh
      Awesome song...still love listening to it today..this song rocks!!
    • 7. Cats In The Cradle by Harry Chapin
      loved this song even though I prefered heavier music....loved the cover by Ugly Kid Joe.
    • 6. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      As you can see from Wayne's World, this song will always be timeless...even my kids like it!
    • 5. Love Hurts by Nazareth
      These guys could do it all...slow or fast songs, singer had unique voice.
    • 4. Beautiful Loser by Bob Seger
      God, this guy had a lot of hits...this one was about me!
    • 3. Someone Saved My Life Tonight by Elton John
      Wonderful slow song that always remind me of my school days. Shows the great voice of Elton.
    • 2. Rock And Roll All Nite by Kiss
      I swear this song was on every 5 minutes on the radio back in the day! But it was our anthem at the time.
    • 1. Dream Weaver by Gary Wright
      This song was the first I ever slow danced too...reminds me of junior high!

    There were so many great songs from the 70's...wish I could have done a top fifty!
    By: Stacy
    • 10. More than a feeling by Boston
    • 9. Roxanne by The Police
    • 8. Low Rider by War
    • 7. Magic Carpet Ride by Steppenwolf
    • 6. Sweet home Alabama by Lynard Skynard
    • 5. Layla by Eric Clapton
    • 4. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 3. Rhiannon by Fleetwood Mac
    • 2. Dream on by Aerosmith
    • 1. Stairway to Heaven by Zeppelin

    I am only 19,but I love 70's music.The quality of music was so much better than.Come on is there ever going to be bands now days that measure up to bands such as Zeppelin.Such guitar legends as Jimmy Page,Clapton,Pete Townsend KICK ASS.......Backstreet Boys and Brittney Spears can kiss it!!!!
    By: Gretchen
    • 10. Taxi by Harry Chapin
      Good song with a good meaning
    • 9. Roxanne by The Police
      the first song I ever heard by them and one of their best
    • 8. Wintertime by Steve Miller
      this is a beautiful song which really makes you feel like winter
    • 7. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      still a great song even today (RIP Freddie)
    • 6. Tapestry by Carole King
      brilliant songwriter
    • 5. Sweet Baby James by James Taylor
      love the visual imagery in this one
    • 4. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      my favorite "hard" rock song
    • 3. Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald by Gordon Lightfoot
      Best sad song
    • 2. Gold by John Stewart
      Less common choice
    • 1. American Pie by Don McClean
      Ok, ok, I know it's a common choice, but it's the greatest!

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