Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Jesus Notario
    • 10. Message In A Bottle by The Police
    • 9. Firth Of Fifth by Genesis
    • 8. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
    • 7. If You Leave Me Now by Chicago
    • 6. More Than A Feeling by Boston
    • 5. Dreams by Fleetwood Mac
      A delicious theme.
    • 4. Money by Pink Floyd
      Needless to say anything.
    • 3. Hotel California by Eagles
      No list would be complete without it.
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Simply magnificent.
    • 1. Give A Little Bit by Supertramp
      An anthem for any 70's music lover.

    Just to mention unforgettable albums like M. Oldfield's "Tubular Bells"; Yes' "Yessongs"; King Crimson's "In The Court Of The Crimson King"; Alan Parsons Project's "Tales of Mistery and Imagination"; Bruce Springsteen's "The River" and many others in such a beautiful decade of music. I really love it!
    By: Courteney Bing
    • 10. Forever Came Today by The Jackson 5
    • 9. Goin To Indiana by The Jackson 5
    • 8. ABC by The Jackson 5
    • 7. The Love You Save by The Jackson 5
      That song is "jumpin' like hot beans on a Sunday morning".
    • 6. Dancing Machine by The Jackson 5
    • 5. Darling Dear by The Jackson 5
    • 4. Who's Lovin You by The Jackson 5
    • 3. I Want You Back by The Jackson 5
    • 2. I Found That Girl by The Jackson 5
    • 1. I'll Be There by The Jackson 5

    By: Chris-Aka Beanie
    • 10. Dream Weaver by Gary Wright
      Ex-Spooky Tooth great... Wright was on top for a while...... where is he now?
    • 9. Theme For An Imaginary Western by Mountain
      Long Island band Mountain scores big with this Jack Bruce tune...... Unfortunately, Pappalardi was killed by wife Gail Collins in '83.
    • 8. From The Heart Of Me by The Grateful Dead
      Donna did some great work with the band from 1972-1980... 'Sunrise' and 'France' are 2 other Donna greats with the Dead...
    • 7. Walkin' In The Rain With The One I Love by Love Unlimited Orchestra
      My favorite as a child.
    • 6. Ah! Leah! by Donnie Iris
      Here we go again........
    • 5. Rock And Roll Stew by Traffic
      Traffic could do no wrong.... great rock group..
    • 4. Ready For Love by Bad Company
      Walkin' down this rocky road......
    • 3. Baker Street by Gerry Rafferty
      Wow... all around great tune.
    • 2. Shannon by Henry Gross
      Awesome mellow-dramatic tune about the death of a dog.
    • 1. Bell Bottom Blues by Derek & The Dominos
      Awesome song........ one of Clapton's finest pieces... Unfortunately Jim Gordon, drummer for the band, killed his mother years back... and is in a nuthouse.

    By: Rob
    • 10. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 9. Whenever I Call You Friend by Kenny Loggins & Stevie Nicks
    • 8. New Kid In Town by Eagles
    • 7. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 6. Magic Man by Heart
      We used to play rock-n-roll band, and this was a favorite. Plus the pic of the naked Wilson sisters on the 'Dreamboat Annie' album cover kicked a** too.
    • 5. You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet by Bachman-Turner Overdrive
    • 4. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
    • 3. Because The Night by Patti Smith
      Always loved this song.
    • 2. Magic by Pilot
    • 1. Dreams by Fleetwood Mac
      This was the song that made me fall in love with Stevie Nicks. I was about 10 years old. I still love her and the Mac.

    Actually the above are in no particular order other than #1. I just like all of the other 9.
    By: James
    • 10. Rocket Man by Elton John
    • 9. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 8. American Pie by Don McLean
    • 7. Up The Junction by Squeeze
    • 6. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 5. Metal Guru by T- Rex
    • 4. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 3. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 1. Lola by Kinks

    I'm only 18 (born in 1985), so I don't remember the 70's that well...
    By: Dick
    • 10. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 9. That Smell by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 8. Mississippi Queen by Mountain
    • 7. More Than A Feeling by Boston
    • 6. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 5. Tuesday's Gone by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 4. Take The Money And Run by Steve Miller Band
    • 3. Dust In The Wind by Kansas
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd

    By: Lisa Skiff
    • 10. Night Moves by Bob Seger
    • 9. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Such innovators!!
    • 8. Tonight's The Night (Gonna Be Alright) by Rod Stewart
      Remember 8-Track Players---I played this to death on mine.
    • 7. Magic Man by Heart
    • 6. Dancing In The Moonlight by King Harvest
    • 5. Lonely People by America
    • 4. Black Water by Doobie Brothers
    • 3. Piano Man by Billy Joel
    • 2. Angie by Rolling Stones
    • 1. Dream On by Aerosmith
      "Live and learn from fools and from sages" -words to live by

    By: Eva
    • 10. Waterloo by ABBA
      I like this song, īcos it makes me dance and itīs rockin' 8)
    • 9. (They Long To Be) Close To You by The Carpenters
      The sweet voice of Karen Carpenter makes me think about love! :) WE MISS YOU, KAREN!!!!! :'(
    • 8. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      The 1st part is awesome! The second makes me lagh, and the last PART MAKES ME SHOUT!!!!!!!!
    • 7. Venus by Shocking Blue
      I donīt exactly know who sings the original version of this song. Though I like the Bananarama version, I like the original best.
    • 6. Canīt Take My Eyes Off Of You by Boys Town Gang
    • 5. Bad Girls by Donna Summer
      Donna Summer is my favourite disco singer. This song reminds me of school!!!!
    • 4. Xanadu by Olivia Newton-John & ELO
      The video is excellent and the song is very funny. :)
    • 3. Donīt Stop Me Now by Queen
      I LOOOOOOOVEEE THEM!!!!!!!!! Queen was the best rock group in the 70īs, and this song is my favourite, with "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "Somebody to love".
    • 2. Take A Chance On Me by ABBA
      ABBA is also one of my favourites, and I decided to put the best song from them.
    • 1. Juniorīs Farm by Paul McCartney & The Wings
      THE WINGS IS THE BEST POP ROCK GROUP IN HISTORY!!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE THIS SONG FROM THEM...though I like all their hits.

    Sorry if I repeat groups, but I like 70's. (though I am 14) ;)
    By: Mantz
    • 10. Evil Ways by Santana
      Their first hit and greatest song.
    • 9. Right Down The Line by Gerry Rafferty
      Greatest underrated artist of the 70's.
    • 8. The Joker by Steve Miller Band
      Can't compile a 70's list without Mr. Miller.
    • 7. Salsbury Hill by Peter Gabriel
      Another hypnotic masterpiece.
    • 6. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      Boston at their best.
    • 5. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Greatest Zeppelin song...EVER!
    • 4. Cocaine by Eric Clapton
      #2 only to "Tears in Heaven".
    • 3. Hotel California by The Eagles
      All-time classic.
    • 2. Boys Of Summer by Don Henley
      The Original...the best.
    • 1. The Wreck Of The Edmund Fitzgerald by Gordon Lightfoot
      Absolutely mesmorizing.

    SO many great songs and bands I wanted to include, Queen, Hendrix, and yes... the Bee Gee's (it's all about the record sales) just to name a few. Sorry if I missed your favorite.
    By: Robin
    • 10. How Many More Times by Led Zeppelin
      There needs to be more variety of Led Zeppelin songs on here!!
    • 9. Double Vision by Foreigner
      Great guitar!
    • 8. Mother Goose by Jethro Tull
      Either that or 'Cross-Eyed Mary'.
    • 7. Sweet Talkin' Woman by ELO
      Don't really know what to say...except that I love this song...
    • 6. Slow Ride by Foghat
      This is such a fun song.
    • 5. Communication Breakdown by Led Zeppelin
      What can I say? I love this band.
    • 4. Golden Years by David Bowie
      Love this guy's voice!
    • 3. Dirty Work by Steely Dan
      Reminds me of summer...for some odd reason.
    • 2. Dream On by Aerosmith
      This song got me into classic rock.
    • 1. Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin
      This has always been my favorite song. It has such energy behind it and I love the lyrics.

    Well, I love a lot of songs from the seventies, although I am 15...

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