Top Ten Songs of the Seventies

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    By: Steve Thomas
    • 10. Houses Of The Holy by Led Zeppelin
      Gotta love late Zeppelin.
    • 9. Trampled Underfoot by Led Zeppelin
      Yeah, Yeah.
    • 8. Dazed And Confused by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
      Don't even tell me it's not.
    • 6. Moby Dick by Led Zeppelin
    • 5. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Not my favorite, but you gotta pay respect.
    • 4. Rock And Roll by Led Zeppelin
      If you've never rocked you better start.
    • 3. The Ocean by Led Zeppelin
    • 2. Whole Lotta Love by Led Zeppelin
      Wow, what a solo.
    • 1. Communication Breakdown by Led Zeppelin
      Best song and band of all time.

    Led Zeppelin is the best band ever.
    By: Jacob
    • 10. Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who
    • 9. Come Sail Away by Styx
    • 8. No More Tears by Black Sabbath
    • 7. Piano Man by Billy Joel
    • 6. Dream On by Aerosmith
    • 5. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
    • 4. Imagine by John Lennon
    • 3. Hey You by Pink Floyd
      This song is great.
    • 2. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin
      This song also rocks.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      This song is so cool. Led Zeppelin is the greatest.

    By: Cody Maicher
    • 10. Crossroads by Eric Clapton
    • 9. Tequila Sunrise by Eagles
    • 8. China Grove by Doobie Brothers
    • 7. Renegade by Styx
    • 6. Carry On Wayward Son by Kansas
    • 5. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. Walk This Way by Aerosmith
    • 3. Here I Go Again by Whitesnake
    • 2. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
    • 1. Over The Hills And Far Away by Led Zeppelin

    By: A.J.
    • 10. America by Simon & Garfunkel
    • 9. Thunder Road by Bruce Springsteen
    • 8. Won't Get Fooled Again by The Who
      Townshend's guitar, Moon's drums...nothing else to say.
    • 7. Locomotive Breath by Jethro Tull
    • 6. Anarchy in the U.K. by The Sex Pistols
      Changed the face of music.
    • 5. What Is Life by George Harrison
    • 4. Freebird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
    • 3. Time by Pink Floyd
      Some of the greatest lyrics ever written.
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      The greatest song of all time.
    • 1. Tangled Up In Blue by Bob Dylan
      Best story in a song from the best writer in music...many other Dylan songs would qualify.

    'Scenes From An Italian Restaurant' by Billy joel should also be on this list. Any song off of Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' would also qualify. It is very difficult to discount hundreds of other songs from possibly one of the greatest times in music history (no disco though!). This list should be 50 greatest.
    By: Andrew
    • 10. When A Blind Man Cries by Deep Purple
      Quite emotional, with a nice sad guitar solo by Blackmore to heighten the overall feel of it.
    • 9. Echoes by Pink Floyd
      Haunting. Absolutely fantastic.
    • 8. The Thrill Is Gone by B. B. King
      Very good blues song.
    • 7. Time by Pink Floyd
      One of nine great songs off the greatest album of all time.
    • 6. Working Class Hero by John Lennon
      Personally my favourite Lennon song.
    • 5. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      I especially like the live version with extended solo.
    • 4. Machine Gun by Jim Hendrix
      Captured something spectactular in the world of music.
    • 3. War Pigs by Black Sabbath
      "The warpigs gather in their masses like witches at black masses"... applies to modern day Bush-ism.
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Possibly the greatest rock song ever with a bloody good solo, too.
    • 1. Shine On You Crazy Diamond by Pink Floyd
      The first song on 'Wish You Were Here'. Sends chills up my spine. It really shows exactly who David Gilmour was as a guitar player where it's about spacing and timing that make a guitar solo not speed.

    Hmmm it seems I like Pink Floyd, possibly could have added a few more by them. Probably should have added something from Bob Dylan and Neil Young.
    By: David Parfitt
    • 10. Moby Dick by Led Zeppelin
      Shows the late great Bonzo to be the best drummer there ever will be my friend.
    • 9. Us And Them by Pink Floyd
      The piano never fit as well into a rock music piece as this one.
    • 8. Free Bird by Lynyrd Skynyrd
      Who can remember a concert in the '70s without at least one person calling for 'Free Bird', regardless of the band playing.
    • 7. The Boys Are Back in Town by Thin Lizzy
      What a song... who knew the Irish could produce such gems (which came apparent in the 80's with the rise of U2)
    • 6. Money by Pink Floyd
      The song about the quintissential material good in all our lives. Roger Waters captures his emotions at being a socialist in a capitalist society in such sweet sound.
    • 5. Kashmir by Led Zeppelin
      This song can be heard in so many different songs since. 'Wake Up', for example. Simply the sweetest sounding piece of Led Zeppelin ever, before there was S&M there was S&LZ on Kashmir.
    • 4. Highway To Hell by AC/DC
      This song is the perfect song to end Bon Scott's life with, the great Australian renegade.
    • 3. Angie by Rolling Stones
      Who knew David Bowie's wife (or was it girlfriend) could inspire such a magnificent piece of music, best of the 'Stones.
    • 2. Time by Pink Floyd
      The best song from the best band of the 70's. 'Time' addresses the most important issue of all, how much time we have left on this planet.
    • 1. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      Simply the greatest rock song of all time.

    Best bands of the 70s: 5. Lynyrd Skynyrd 4. AC/DC 3. The Rolling Stones 2. Led Zeppelin 1. Pink Floyd
    By: Thomas
    • 10. Ashes and the I by James Gang
      Early Walsh beauty.
    • 9. Rock Me Baby by Robin Trower
      A taste of paradise.
    • 8. Oh Well by Peter Green Splinter Group
      Wonderful Fleetwood Mac tribute.
    • 7. Have Mercy by ZZ Top
      Blues at its finest!!
    • 6. The Ostrich by Steppenwolf
      True talent.
    • 5. South California Purples by Chicago
      Chicago guitarin' at its best.
    • 4. Road Runner Live by Humble Pie
      Keep on truckin'.
    • 3. Fire And Water by Free
      Heart of 70's music.
    • 2. Thirteen by Johnny Cash
      Great cover of the Misfits song captures the lullaby of the song.
    • 1. Going To The Run by Golden Earring
      Beautiful song about ridin' a Harley.

    I love this music period!!! :)
    By: zzdan
    • 10. Heart Of Glass by Blondie
      My favourite song sung by a woman.
    • 9. Anarcy In The UK by The Sex Pistols
      The greatest punk song ever.
    • 8. Satellite of Love by Lou Reed
      Great song, but the end is what pulls this song into my top ten, with the greatest support vocals I have ever heard (by David Bowie and Mick Ronson).
    • 7. Hotel California by The Eagles
      Absolute classic.
    • 6. Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie
      All I can say is I just wish I saw him sing this in the 70's before Ziggy died.
    • 5. Sweet Jane by The Velvet Underground
      A masterpiece. Lou Reed's vocals are so awseome on this song, it makes the song fun to listen to, and the guitar lick is one of the greatest ever invented.
    • 4. Knockin' On Heaven's Door by Bob Dylan
      My favourite Dylan song of the 70's. The whole song is just perfect. And it's been covered so many times, by other big names as well, but no one does it better than the guy who wrote the song.
    • 3. Instant Karma by John Lennon
      My favourite artist of all time, and I actually prefer this one to 'Imagine'. It's a lot more fun and the lyrics still have a deep meaning like 'Imagine'.
    • 2. Stairway To Heaven by Led Zeppelin
      I used to listen to this song every day at least once for a whole year. It's still good.
    • 1. Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
      One of the best duets I've ever heard, and also one of the most original songs song as well. The lyrics are great, Roger Waters's vocals are cool, David Gilmour's vocals are perfect and the solo rocks.

    Today's music scene is so disgraceful... I can't stand it. Rap/hip-hop and processed pop is so incredibly talentless and awful, and whoever listens to it probably doesn't know any better.
    By: Bryan
    • 10. hotel california by Eagles
    • 9. Jack And Diane by John Cougar
    • 8. Dust In The Wind by Kansas
    • 7. Back In Black by AC/DC
    • 6. Wheel In The Sky by Journey
    • 5. Blinded By The Light by Manfred Mann's Earth Band
    • 4. The Boys Are Back In Town by Thin Lizzy
    • 3. Carry On Wayward Son by Kansas
    • 2. Man In Motion by John Parr
    • 1. More Than A Feeling by Boston

    Boston is the best band of the 70's and 80's.
    By: Mike Rusin
    • 10. Lean On Me by Bill Withers
    • 9. My Sharona by The Knack
    • 8. One Of These Nights by The Eagles
    • 7. Crocodile Rock by Elton John
    • 6. December, 1963 (Oh, What A Night) by Four Seasons
    • 5. Bad Bad Leroy Brown by Jim Croce
    • 4. Cecilia by Simon & Garfunkel
    • 3. Joy To The World by Three Dog Night
    • 2. American Pie by Don McLean
    • 1. Hotel California by The Eagles

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