Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: James Douglas
    • 10. Heart Of Glass by Blondie
    • 9. Can't Stand Losing You by The Police
    • 8. Take A Chance On Me by ABBA
    • 7. Ben by Michael Jackson
      This was Michael's first solo no. 1 hit in 1972.
    • 6. Dark Lady by Cher
    • 5. Love Story by Nino Tempo & April Stevens
      A truly classic. Everytime there's a breakup or a makeup this tune pops up instantly in my head.
    • 4. Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head by B.J. Thomas
      The perfect anti-depression song.
    • 3. Life On Mars by David Bowie
      Simply the best Bowie song ever.
    • 2. How Can You Mend A Broken Heart? by The Bee Gees
    • 1. My Sweet Lord by George Harrison
      He went to trial because they said it sounded too much like The Shirelles' 1963 no. 1 hit, "He's So Fine".

    By: Frankie B from So Cali
    • 10. Lido Shuffle by Boz Scaggs
    • 9. Paranoid by Balck Sabbath
    • 8. Hold The Line by Toto
    • 7. Crazy On You by Heart
    • 6. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 5. Trampled Under Foot by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. Man In The Wilderness by Styx
    • 3. Carry On Wayward Son by Kansas
    • 2. Somebody To Love by Queen
    • 1. Turn To Stone by Electric Light Orchestra

    By: Kyle
    • 10. Tax Man by George Harrison
    • 9. Feel Your Love Tonight by Van Halen
    • 8. Money by Pink Floyd
    • 7. Light My Fire by The Doors
    • 6. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 5. The Ocean by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. Peace Frog by The Doors
      Good as hell.
    • 3. Runnin' With The Devil by Van Halen
      Love it.
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Best Zeppelin song.
    • 1. Learning To Fly by Pink Floyd

    By: Iain
    • 10. (Don't Fear) The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
      Extremely haunting song with excellent guitar work.
    • 9. Whiskey In The Jar by Thin Lizzy
      Excellent adaption of the classic Irish song.
    • 8. Layla by Derek & The Dominos
      Clapton is a genius.
    • 7. Achilles Last Stand by Led Zeppelin
      An amazing, epic song.
    • 6. The Chain by Fleetwood Mac
      Vastly underrated song in my opinion.
    • 5. Hotel California by The Eagles
      I love this song.
    • 4. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      The solo at the end blows me away each and every time I hear it.
    • 3. Child In Time by Deep Purple
      Amazing song which is, sadly, underrated.
    • 2. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      Almost as good as 'Stairway'. Amazing solo by David Gilmour.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Needs no explanation.

    By: Justin
    • 10. Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
      What is the light side of the moon?
    • 9. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      Honorable mention: 'Rock And Roll Band'
    • 8. Imagine by John Lennon
      Imagine John Lennon still living today.
    • 7. Bat Out Of Hell by Meat Loaf
      Love his style of music.
    • 6. Piano Man by Billy Joel
      Shows how depressing the world is at times.
    • 5. Hotel California by The Eagles
      Must be some hotel.
    • 4. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 3. American Pie by Don McLean
      Great 8-minute plus song of all time.
    • 2. Hey Jude by The Beatles
      Naaaaaanaaaaaaaaaaanaaaaaaaaannnaaaaaaaaaa nananana..........Hey Jude
    • 1. Kashmir by Led Zepplin
      Absolutely Amazing Song.

    Honorable mention: Time (Pink Floyd), Mind Games (John Lennon), Instant Karma (John Lennon), Movin' Out (Billy Joel), Live And Let Die (Wings), School (Supertramp).
    By: Kaitlyn Of The Tangent
    • 10. Bohemian Raphsody by Queen
      This song is so great ....awesome vocals!
    • 9. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
      This song makes me want to run around in my underwear!
    • 8. Anarchy In The UK by Sex Pistols
      I love this song....DaMn! Sid Vicious was hot!
    • 7. Wild World by Cat Stevens
      This song just kicks ass...
    • 6. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
      Steve Morse...awesome in this song....
    • 5. Sweet Home Alabama by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      .....turn it up!!!...another awesome song...Go Confederates!
    • 4. The Joker by Steve Miller
      YEA BABY...I love this song and Steve Miller is just amazing.
    • 3. Sister Golden Hair by America
      This song is so makes me want to giggle like a little girl.
    • 2. Black Dog by Led Zeppelin
      Wow.....this song is amazing...and Led Zeppelin kicks @ss. *JiMmY pAgE*
    • 1. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      FREEBIRD!!! haha I'm only 14 and I know this song....Lynyrd Skynyrd is an awesome band!

    I wish I had grown up in the 70's ....they had awesome music...
    By: Laura
    • 10. I've Seen All Good People by Yes
      I love the guitar, it's just pretty.
    • 9. Killer Queen by Queen
      Seems as though every word fits perfectly into the tune, very chimey and is just fun to listen to.
    • 8. Me And Bobby McGee by Janis Joplin
      Great women, sings the blues with so much feeling, though she's too young to be singing the blues.
    • 7. Fever Dog by Stillwater
      One of those songs that kinda make you want to jump on a stage and start singing your heart out.
    • 6. It's Still Rock 'N' Roll To Me by Billy Joel
      I forget if song is 70's or 80's. Nonetheless, it's gotta be one of the greatest songs of rock since it quesions if rock is either fashion ...or music, doesn't matter, it's still rock'n'roll.
    • 5. Sweet Emotion by Aerosmith
      Great guitar riff, at first I felt as though the guitar was talking to me.
    • 4. Elvis Presley by Suspicious Minds
      Awesome song!
    • 3. Like A Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan
      Words cannot describe the immortality of this song.
    • 2. Bohiemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Very original, Mercury's voice hits every pitch so perfectly, professionally, and with feeling. The guitar solos also should take the most credit it deserves.
    • 1. Tiny Dancer by Elton John
      Tell me one person that doesn't like this song.

    By: Black Wolf
    • 10. I Ain't The One by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 9. Frankenstein by Edgar Winter Group
    • 8. Still Loving You by Scorpions
    • 7. You Wear It Well by Rod Stewart
    • 6. Reelin' In The years by Steely Dan
    • 5. Out Of The Tiles by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. Band On The Run by Paul McCartney
    • 3. Carry On by CS&N
    • 2. Riverside by America
    • 1. Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band

    So many good ones.
    By: Son Of A Wolf
    • 10. Ride On by AC/DC
    • 9. Jailbreak by AC/DC
    • 8. The Man Who Sold The World by David Bowie
    • 7. Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. No Quarter by Led Zeppelin
    • 5. One For The Road by Judas Priest
    • 4. Night Prowler by AC/DC
    • 3. Back In Black by AC/DC
    • 2. Breaking The Law by Judas Priest
    • 1. Highway To Hell by AC/DC

    By: Dick Boba
    • 10. Swamp Music by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Out of the hot moist southern air rose a Free Bird...but this song captured more of what this band was all about than the overplayed one...
    • 9. Footstompin' Music by Grand Funk Railroad
      Does anybody WANT TO!!!!!!!!???????????
    • 8. Do You Feel Like We Do by Peter Frampton
      OK..most of his other stuff was kind of sappy, but this one you gotta admit got you in the groove...
    • 7. Eruption by Van Halen
      This band arrived late in the decade but literally exploded and morphed rock music up another notch for the decade to follow...
    • 6. Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers by ZZ Top
      Was there anything else to do in the 70s?
    • 5. Highway Star by Deep Purple
      Everybody had muscle cars, and everybody had this tape to drive them to!!!
    • 4. Sweet Jane by Lou Reed
      This long jam was the closest thing to capturing the live experience of the mid to late 70's.
    • 3. Lord Of The Thighs by Aerosmith
      Way before sexual innuendo lyrics were the norm, these guys dared....
    • 2. Fool For The City by Foghat
      Very, very underrated 70's boogie band, set the mark for others to follow.
    • 1. Stranglehold by Ted Nugent
      The 70's was all about screamin' cheetah wheelie guitars, and who better to top it all off but the NUGE!!!

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