Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Greer Phillips
    • 10. American Pie by Don McLean
      Sorry, played out or not, you cannot argue with this song....I am just proud of the fact that I know every word!!!!
    • 9. Magnet And Steel by Walter Egan
      Does it get any cooler than having Linda Rondstadt and Stevie Nicks as your back up singers on your ONLY hit song???
    • 8. Knowing Me, Knowing You by ABBA
      I was raised on ABBA and love practically every one of their songs....this one just happens to be my favorite.
    • 7. Night Moves by Bob Seger
      Ironically, I am not so much a fan of anything else by Bob Seger, but GOD do I love this song....
    • 6. Bodisattvah by Steely Dan
      I think I spelled it right....I love the chord changes in the chorus of this song....I also love "Peg" and "My Old School" but I wanted to only have one song per band or artist...
    • 5. 10 Years Gone by Led Zeppelin
      My favorite Zeppelin tune; one of the few that hasn't been played out (except for the Black Crowes/Jimmy Page version, which wasn't nearly as good).
    • 4. Levon by Elton John
      "When the New York Times said God is Dead"---gives me chills....
    • 3. Don't Leave Me This Way by Thelma Houston
      My favorite disco song of all was #1 the week I was born....
    • 2. Scenes From An Italian Restaurant by Billy Joel
      Inspires impromptu a capella singalongs at parties (after several beers, of course).
    • 1. Beast Of Burden by Rolling Stones
      Quite possibly the sexiest song ever.

    By: Joe
    • 10. Just What I Needed by The Cars
    • 9. Hey Jude by The Beatles
    • 8. Wondrful Tonight by Eric Clapton
    • 7. Free Bird by Lynryd Skynyrd
    • 6. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 5. Life's Been Good by Joe Walsh
    • 4. The Boys Are Back In Town by Thin Lizzy
    • 3. American Pie by Don McLean
    • 2. Jive Talkin' by The Bee Gees
    • 1. Layla by Derek & The Dominos

    By: Kari
    • 10. Against The Wind by Bob Seger
      Against the wind...
    • 9. Sugar Daddy by Fleetwood Mac
      Wow, good song!
    • 8. Honey Bee by Tom Petty
      Good stuff...Tom Petty rocks.
    • 7. Gypsy by Fleetwood Mac
      Good tune.
    • 6. Second Hand News by Fleetwood Mac
      Oh yes, indeed.
    • 5. Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
      Heck yes! Fleetwood Mac
    • 4. Pagan Baby by Creedence Clearwater Revival
      No one knows this song, and it ticks me off because it's really good.
    • 3. Slow Ride by Foghat
      Good times with this song...
    • 2. Night Moves by Bob Seger
      This song is so chill, it will always be one of my favorites.
    • 1. Dreams by Fleetwood Mac
      I love this song... Fleetwood Mac is the best.

    Fleetwood Mac is the best band ever, along with Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band. Respect them, they rock!
    By: Dan
    • 10. We Will Rock You by Queen
      This song gets me so pumped up.
    • 9. American Pie by Don McLean
      A great classic song.
    • 8. Rock And Roll All Nite by KISS
      My favorite KISS song.
    • 7. Bat Out Of Hell by Meat Loaf
      Meat Loaf's finest.
    • 6. Fly By Night by Rush
      A great song.
    • 5. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      Another great Boston song.
    • 4. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Freddie Mercury shows his amazing vocal skills in this song and also his versatility and range.
    • 3. Baba O'Reilly by The Who
      The computer synthesizer is mesmerizing.
    • 2. Rosalita by Bruce Springsteen
      The best of The Boss.
    • 1. Foreplay/Long Time by Boston
      Simply put - an amazing song from an amazing band!

    I was born in the early 80's, but I love 70's music. These are my all-time top 10 songs.
    By: Jeff
    • 10. Roundabout by Yes
    • 9. FM (No Static At All) by Steely Dan
    • 8. Easy To Be Hard by Three Dog Night
      This and "One" are songs that will play forever.
    • 7. Hitchin' A Ride by Vanity Fare
      How can it not be in everyone's Top 10?
    • 6. We Will Rock You by Queen
      Nothing better at a sporting event.
    • 5. Daybreak by Barry Manilow
    • 4. Hello It's Me by Todd Rundgren
      Could be the best song of the past 30 years.
    • 3. Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? by Chicago
      Intro makes the song immortal.
    • 2. Lonely Boy by Andrew Gold
    • 1. Get Down by Gilbert O'Sullivan
      Most underplayed hit of the decade!

    Other considerations: 'See Me, Feel Me', 'Papa Was A Rolling Stone'.
    By: Duck
    • 10. The Harder They Come by Jimmy Cliff
      Classic reggae.
    • 9. Walk On The Wild Side by Lou Reed
      Cool..great bass sound.
    • 8. Behind Blue Eyes by The Who
      Is there a better rock song?
    • 7. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
      Sounds great today...on acoustic guitar.
    • 6. Mind Games by John Lennon
    • 5. Every Picture Tells A Story by Rod Stewart
      Never get tired of this one.
    • 4. Funeral For a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding by Elton John
    • 3. Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie
      First 8-track I owned....all songs are solid...title cut is stellar.
    • 2. Live And Let Die by Paul McCartney & Wings
      The first 45 I bought.
    • 1. Born To Run by The Boss
      Perfect rock song.

    Did LP's sound better than CD's? What do you think?
    By: Steve Glazer
    • 10. 1984 by David Bowie
      Always kept me thinking about the future, but seemed so far away.
    • 9. Miss Ameica by Styx
      Reality check. My little pretty.
    • 8. Keep Pushin' (Live) by REO Speedwagon
      Great song about feelin' good.
    • 7. King Of The World by Steely Dan
      Incredible musicians.
    • 6. Crime Of The Century by Supertramp
    • 5. Green Grass And High Tides by The Outlaws
      A song of the times.
    • 4. Nights In White Satin by Moody Blues
      Well done (chilling).
    • 3. Funeral For A Friend by Elton John
      So well-written. Sends chills down my spine everytime.
    • 2. Highway Star (Made In Japan Live) by Deep Purple
      Uplifting driving guitar of Ritchie Blackmore.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven (Live) by Led Zeppelin
      Best put together song ever. Utter genius.

    I Saw The Light - Todd Rundgren; Blue Morning, Blue Day - Foreigner; Solid Rock - Dire Straits; Heartbreaker - Rolling Stones; No. 9 Dream - John Lennon; Hey Hey What Can I Do - Led Zeppelin; Pictures Of Home - Deep Purple; Fish Report With A Beat - KMET a.k.a. East St. Louis Toodle Ooo - Steely Dan.
    By: Shadoe
    • 10. God Save The Queen by The Sex Pistols
      Along with 'Anarchy in the UK', put punk well into mainstream music.
    • 9. The Boys Are Back In Town by Thin Lizzy
      A perfect song to pick from a heavily underated band.
    • 8. Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
      An all-around good song by the brilliant Fleetwood Mac.
    • 7. Running With The Devil by Van Halen
      The song from a band that made 80's rock in the 70's.
    • 6. Alright Now by Free
      A great song from a very skilled band.
    • 5. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
      A definitive classic hard-rock song.
    • 4. Hotel California by The Eagles
      The Eagles at their finest hour.
    • 3. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
      THE song that started heavy metal.
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      A revolutionary mixture of rock, pop and opera put to perfection.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Unquestionably the best song ever produced.

    Whole Lotta Rosie- AC/DC, one of the best guitar solos ever. 1970, Fun House and TV Eye from the Stooges, all punk songs 7 years before punk.
    By: Mike Ryan
    • 10. Dream On by Areosmith
      Their best song by far!
    • 9. Paradise By The Dashboard Light by Meat Loaf
      Odd choice. But give it a chance... it's awesome.
    • 8. Aqualung by Jethro Tull
      Great song with depressing lyrics.
    • 7. Shine On You Crazy Diamond by Pink Floyd
      David Gilmour at his best.
    • 6. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Possibly the best guitar solo ever.
    • 5. Ramblin' Man by Allman Brothers Band
      It's a shame Duane Allman was already dead because they were good without him.
    • 4. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin
      Must put Zep on the list.
    • 3. Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen
      Great song.
    • 2. Baba O'Reily by The Who
      Possibly the greatest rock song ever, off one the greatest rock albums... Who's Next.
    • 1. Time by Pink Floyd
      Incredible lyrics, guitar solo and I love the clocks.

    Too much to pick from, but I tried.
    By: Shawn
    • 10. Walk This Way by Aerosmith
      One of the best beats ever.
    • 9. Rock and Roll All Nite by KISS
      They knew how to entertain.
    • 8. Piano Man by Billy Joel
      That same old drunken song you love.
    • 7. California Dreamin' by Mamas & The Papas
      Harmony is good.
    • 6. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Who hasn't had a good time listening to this song? One of the best voices ever!
    • 5. Hotel California by Eagles
      I like how the beat gives you a California vibe.
    • 4. All The Young Dudes by Mott The Hoople
      What a chill song.
    • 3. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Makes you wanna move.
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Everyone has this story.
    • 1. Imagine by John Lennon
      He is the peaceful man.

    I'm only 19 in 2004. I was born in '84, but I love the old stuff.

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