Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: matthew
    • 10. Don't Fear The Reaper by Blue Oyster Cult
      Underrated, but simply one of the greatest songs ever!!
    • 9. Money by Pink Floyd
      Just the best from the best band of the 70's!!!
    • 8. Suite:Judy Blue Eyes by Crosby, Stills, & Nash
      My favorite song from them
    • 7. American Pie by Don McLean
      Little bit of everything!!
    • 6. Dream On by Aerosmith
      By far their best!!!
    • 5. Hotel California by The Eagles
      Great!! Legendary !!!!
    • 4. Free Bird by Lynard Skynard
    • 3. Layla by Eric Clapton
      Greatest love song ever !!!!!!!
    • 2. Imagine by John Lennon
      John Lennon need I say more
    • 1. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zepplin
      By far the most musical Rock n' Roll song ever!!!!

    Pink Floyd and Led Zepplin contolled the 70's, and their music will live on forever!
    By: Drea
    • 10. Big Balls by AC/DC
    • 9. Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffett
    • 8. You Sexy Thing by Hot Chocolate
    • 7. The Boys Are Back by Thin Lizzy
    • 6. The Joker by Steve Miller Band
    • 5. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 4. American Pie by Don McLean
    • 3. Free Bird by Lynryd Skynyrd
    • 2. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
    • 1. Let's Get It On by Marvin Gaye
      Great song to get it on to

    By: Al Genevois
    • 10. Streets Of London by Ralph McTell
      Originally recorded in the late 60's, but a global smash in the 70's, this gorgeous ballad is one of those songs people will still know in 100 years.
    • 9. Follow You, Follow Me by Genesis
      A lovely ballad by one of the greatest musical institutions of the 20th century
    • 8. Baker Street by Gerry Rafferty
      One of the ultimate 70's songs, and one of those classics that you never grow tired of
    • 7. We Will Rock You by Queen
      The song that single handedly invented arena rock
    • 6. Oxygen 7 by Jean Michel Jarre
      Spooky piece of music, great atmosphere
    • 5. Heroes by David Bowie
      I'm not a big fan of Bowie's music, but this song is simply gorgeous, and no one can deny his artistic abilites.
    • 4. Boogie Wonderland by Earth, Wind and Fire
      The ultimate EW&F song, this song just makes me wanna get up and dance
    • 3. Bat Out Of Hell by Meat Loaf
      Pomp rock, completely over the top. Gotta love this one.
    • 2. Piano Man by Billy Joel
      Ahh childhood memories... Joel is simply one of the best musicians of the 20th century.
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Okay okay, it may be a bit corny to put this on number 1 since BoRhap wins almost every European poll, but this is so good it's almost a crime not to put it on nr. 1

    By: Virgil Hodges Jr.
    • 10. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      This is like 50 songs and an opera thrown together! The sound is timeless.
    • 9. Barracuda by Heart
      Very much like a Led Zeppelin song. A real rocker!
    • 8. Rock and Roll All Night by KISS
      The words of the song say it all: I wanna rock and roll all night and party everyday!
    • 7. Turn the Page by Bob Seger
      Very sultry in my opinion. Sure Metallica redid it, but the original is the coolest!
    • 6. Stayin' Alive by The Bee Gees
      The definitive disco song. Makes you get up and dance!
    • 5. Layla by Derek & the Dominoes
      Clapton at his best
    • 4. Go Your Own Way by Fleetwood Mac
      Lots of emotion and great guitar work just poured into this one. Lindsey Buckingham is the most overlooked guitarist around.
    • 3. Who Are You by The Who
      Very edgy
    • 2. Hotel California by The Eagles
      My personal reference for Southern California as a whole. Don Henley had a song called "The Garden of Allah" that is considered Hotel California's sequel
    • 1. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      The definitive rock song

    #11- Aerosmith-Dream On; #12- BTO-Let It Ride; #13- Boston-More Than a Feeling; #14- Led Zeppelin-Nobody's Fault But Mine; #15- Aerosmith-Sweet Emotion
    By: cujomoto
    • 10. starman by david bowie
    • 9. born to run by bruce springsteen
    • 8. jungle land by bruce springsteen
    • 7. rock'n'roll suicide by david bowie
    • 6. five years by david bowie
      this song still gives me major goose bumps.
    • 5. tie a yellow ribbon round the ole oak tree by tony orlando and dawn
      one of those songs you just can't get bored of.
    • 4. the bewlay brothers by david bowie
      hunky dory's without a question my favorite album of all time.absolute magic.
    • 3. gilbert o'sullivan by alone again(naturally)
      best pop song of the decade.
    • 2. 4th of july,asbury park(sandy) by bruce springsteen
      not a well known song, give it a listen and you'll be hooked on this great tune.
    • 1. dream on by aerosmith
      Greatest rock'n'roll song ever!

    By: James
    • 10. Killer Queen by Queen rocks.
    • 9. March Of The Black Queen by Queen
    • 8. Keep Yourself Alive by Queen
      Keep Queen Alive
    • 7. Don't Stop Me Now by Queen
    • 6. Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin
    • 5. No Quarter by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
    • 3. We Are The Champions by Queen
      They are the champions
    • 2. We Will Rock You by Queen
      ANTHEM of the millenium
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      COME ON!! There is nothing better!

    Queen Kick ASS!
    By: john snow
    • 10. Photograph by Ringo Starr
      A hauntingly beautiful song written by Ringo and George can hear George on backing vocals
    • 9. Ballroom Blitz by Sweet
      Straight forward power pop at its best!
    • 8. Crimson and Clover by Tommy James and the Shondells
      What kid didnt put his hand over his mouth to do the cool echo sound of this song?
    • 7. Time in a Bottle by Jim Croce
      ...there never seems to be enough time to do the things you want to do....once you find them....
    • 6. Summer Breeze by Seals and Crofts
      Classic summer song!
    • 5. Kodachrome by Paul Simon
      A very brilliant song...makes you smile
    • 4. (Doo Doo Doo Doo Doo)Heartbreaker by The Rolling Stones
      A very powerful song! very under rated i think
    • 3. Instant Karma by John Lennon
      My favorite Lennon song....we all shine on!
    • 2. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      If not for the mighty Rhapsody...this song takes #1
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      Above and beyond any song of all time!

    By: Nick Piazza
    • 10. Somebody To Love by Queen
      Often overlooked song on the 1976 album A Day At The Races. Has a very good message.
    • 9. The Joker by Steve Miller Band
      Another group that doesn't get recognition. Actually kind of humorous song.
    • 8. Fame by David Bowie
      He doesn't get the recognition he deserves.
    • 7. Walk This Way by Aerosmith
      Song that was good until a certain rap band ruined it. (Run DMC sucks) (all rap sucks)
    • 6. Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
      The essence of seventies rock. What a guitar riff!
    • 5. Let It Be by The Beatles
      It may have been only 1970, but this is a great song.
    • 4. Daniel by Elton John
      Another extremely beautiful song.
    • 3. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zepplin
      This stands the test of time, it is still one of the most played songs on the radio.
    • 2. Imagine by John Lennon
      Probably the most beautiful song ever recorded.
    • 1. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      An incredible example of a band that took a risk, and it payed off.

    Classic Rock Rules!
    By: Marshall Savitt
    • 10. Layla by Eric Clapton
      How could this not be in a top 10 list?
    • 9. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
      The best pop song ever made.
    • 8. Stranglehold by Ted Nugent
      No one rocks out harder than the Nuge.
    • 7. Tom Sawyer by Rush
      Niel Peart gets my vote for best drummer of all time.
    • 6. Anarchy In The U.K. by Sex Pistols
      Even after 25 years or so, the pistols music still packs quite a punch.
    • 5. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 4. L.A. Woman by The Doors
      Probably the best song ever by the doors
    • 3. Rock And Roll by Led Zeppelin
      Why can't more songs like this be made? It makes you sing along and drum on the steering wheel.
    • 2. Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who
      The best use of electronic beats ever.
    • 1. Born To Run by Bruce Springstien
      Everything a great rock song should be. Fast paced, uplifting, complex, and completely engrossing.

    Pink Floyd gets my vote for best band of the 70's, but without any real singles that stand out.
    By: Mat
    • 10. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
    • 9. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
    • 8. Rhiannon by Fleetwood Mac
    • 7. All Along The Watch Tower by Eric Clapton
    • 6. Hey Jude by Beatles
    • 5. Let it Be by Beatles
    • 4. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 3. The Times They Are A Changin by Bob Dylan
    • 2. November Rain by Guns N' Roses
    • 1. Stairway to Heaven by Led Zepplin

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