Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Brian
    • 10. Hotel California by The Eagles
      Classic; great song and band.
    • 9. Teenage Wasteland by The Who
      Awesome song.
    • 8. Iron Man by Black Sabbath
      Great guitar, great lyrics, great vocals, great band.
    • 7. More Than A Feeling by Boston
      Listen to the guitar.
    • 6. Kahsmir by Led Zeppelin
      Led Zeppelin is amazing.
    • 5. Imagine by John Lennon
      It's John Lennon... do I need to say any more?
    • 4. While My Guitar Gently Weeps by George Harrison
      Great song.
    • 3. Layla by Derek and the Dominos
      Amzing guitar... Eric Clapton is the man.
    • 2. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Great guitar solo, amazing song.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin

    By: Chris
    • 10. Here You Come Again by Dolly Parton
    • 9. (They Just Can't Stop It) The Games People Play by The Spinners
    • 8. New Kid In Town by The Eagles
    • 7. Cherchez La Femme/Se Si Bon by Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band
    • 6. Take Me Home, Country Roads by John Denver
    • 5. Heard It In A Love Song by The Marshall Tucker Band
    • 4. Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves by Cher
    • 3. War by Edwin Starr
    • 2. Rock Your Baby by George McCrae
    • 1. Don't Leave Me This Way by Thelma Houston

    By: Megan
    • 10. The Gnome by Pink Floyd
    • 9. See Emily Play by Pink Floyd
    • 8. Money by Pink Floyd
    • 7. Pigs by Pink Floyd
    • 6. Us And Them by PInk Floyd
    • 5. Run, Run, Run by Pink Floyd
    • 4. Mother by Pink Floyd
    • 3. Hey You by Pink Floyd
    • 2. The Time by Pink Floyd
    • 1. Just Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) by PInk Floyd

    Pink Floyd u guys rock
    By: MJB's A. M. Pop Archive
    • 10. Angie Baby by Helen Reddy
      Creepiest freakin' pop song in history! Forget about it!
    • 9. Rockford Files Theme by Mike Post
      Mike Post - one man theme song factory! His best!
    • 8. Heartbeat, It's a Love Beat by The DeFranco Family
      If only they had had Donny Osmond's management!
    • 7. Mr. Jaws by Dickie Goodman
      If you don't know, you'll never understand.
    • 6. Life Is A Rock by Reunion
      "Life is a rock, but my radio rolled me!"
    • 5. Sky High by Jigsaw
      Understand this was the theme song to an Australian kung-fu movie. Go figger!
    • 4. Black Superman by Johnny Wakelin and the Kinshasha Band
      Muhammad Ali - The Black Superman! "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee!'
    • 3. Beach Baby by First Class
      Kick a** bubble gum pop. How come so many of these songs were English?
    • 2. Back When My Hair Was Short by Gunhill Road
      Don't ask me why. Haunts me from the days of AM radio. Just like...
    • 1. Gimme Dat Ding by The Pipkins
      I go insane when I hear this song!

    Also never to be forgotten: Fox On The Run (Sweet), Save All Your Kisses For Me (Brotherhood of Man), The Night Chicago Died (Paper Lace), The Streak (Ray Stevens), Dead Snunk In The Middle Of The Road (Loudon Wainright III), Smokin' In The Boys Room (Brownsville Station), and every Wings song through 1977.
    By: Noah K.
    • 10. Rock And Roll by Led Zeppelin
      Rock on!
    • 9. Dream On by Aerosmith
      Aerosmith's best song.
    • 8. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 7. Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who
    • 6. No Woman No Cry by Bob Marley
      Ya mon.
    • 5. Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin
      "Shake for me girl, I wanna be your back door man, hey! ho! hey! ho!"
    • 4. Hotel California by The Eagles
      Not an Eagles fan, but they nailed it on this one.
    • 3. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 2. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
      Still incredible after 200 listenings. Ok, this could also be #1.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Perfection, should be #1 on everyone's list.

    By: ed
    • 10. (You're) Having My Baby by Paul Anka & Odia Coates
    • 9. A Fifth Of Beethoven by Walter Murphy & The Big Apple Band
      Who knew classical could be so funky?
    • 8. Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas
      Everybody was kung fu fighting HI-YA!
    • 7. Ballroom Blitz by Sweet
      It's it's a ballroom blitz!
    • 6. The Night Chicago Died by Paper Lace
      A one hit wonder?
    • 5. Fly, Robin, Fly by Silver Convention
      Silver Convention inspired lots of other singers who didn't know English later on, like a-ha, and Celine Dion. Way to go!
    • 4. Convoy by C.W. McCall
      Guys that talk through a song are cool. CB's rock!
    • 3. Disco Duck by Rick Dees & His Cast Of Idiots
      Too bad Rick Dees didn't continue his career as a singer.
    • 2. Muskrat Love by Captain & Tennille
      A creative use of a synth for generating Muskrat sounds.
    • 1. Afternoon Delight by Starland Vocal Band
      Aaaaafternoon delight. What more do you have to say?

    By: Chandy
    • 10. Stayin' Alive by Bee Gees
      Good song, might not be on my top 10, but I don't know what all songs are from the 70's, and I like this song, so it can be #10.
    • 9. Dream On by Aerosmith
      Good song.
    • 8. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
      Another great song with awesome guitar.
    • 7. The Joker by Steve Miller Band
      Great song.
    • 6. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
      Heck ya!!
    • 5. Hotel California by Eagles
      I love the guitar, I could just listen to it on repeat forever.
    • 4. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
      Again, another amazing song.
    • 3. Shine On You Crazy Diamond by Pink Floyd
      Words can't explain how great this song is. (Can't forget the guitar :))
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Another great song, pretty much tied with #1.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      My favorite song ever, it doesn't get any better then this. Plus the guitar is great in it!

    Like someone else said, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd freakin' ruled!!!!
    By: Theo Uiterwaal
    • 10. Communication Breakdown by Led Zeppelin
    • 9. Ballroom Blitz by The Sweet
    • 8. Child in Time by Deep Purple
    • 7. Moby Dick by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway by Genesis
    • 5. Sleeping Village by Black Sabbath
    • 4. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 3. Carpet Crawlers by Genesis
    • 2. The Battle Of Epping Forest by Genesis
    • 1. The Return Of The Giant Hogweed by Genesis

    By: Atarita
    • 10. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
      It's so flippin' catchy!
    • 9. Hey Jude by The Beatles
      It's one of those songs that you could never get sick of. Plus it's one of my mum's favourites.
    • 8. I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor
      It's a song that you know all the lyrics to and you just can't help but dance and flaunt around to it!
    • 7. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      One of the greatest, if not the greatest band of the 70's. Plus it's a great song.
    • 6. American Pie by Don McLean
      I like the lyrics.
    • 5. Let's Stay Together by Al Green
      Everytime I hear this song I just can't stop singing it afterwards. My dad really loves this song.
    • 4. We Are The Champions by Queen
      Well who doesn't like this song?!
    • 3. Image by John Lennon
      It has such a good message in its lyrics and an unforgettable piano line.
    • 2. Hotel California by The Eagles
      I like the harmonies and the syncopation of the guitars.
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      It totally defied everything that all the other artists of the 70's were creating and putting out into the public. Just the entire sound was groundbreaking!

    Considering I'm only 16 years old and probably the youngest that has done this list......and I'm also guessing that most of you were from the 70's, I would have to say that I love 70's music the best out of any other era!
    By: Dale Ross
    • 10. No Quarter by Led Zeppelin
    • 9. When The Levee Breaks by Led Zeppelin
    • 8. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. Black Dog by Led Zeppelin
    • 5. Trampled Underfoot by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. The Chain by Fleetwood Mac
    • 3. Time by Pink Floyd
    • 2. Imagine by John Lennon
      No comment needed.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      The best band of the seventies, with not only of the best songs of all time, but one of the best solos as well.

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