Greatest Rock Bands of the '70sisoldmysoulforrocknroll
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ZZ Top impacted rock bringing Southern Rock into classic rock great along with Lynyrd Skynyrd
From start to finish dam good music
Interesting, I will need to give them listening time
Listen to Red. It's got Robert Fripp, Bill Bruford, and John Wetton (pre-Asia). This is one of the greatest bands of all time because they could always find a new sound and still be original.V1 Comment
Frank Zappa should be in the top10 any musician will say they the best band was the the Mothers
Probably the most underrated guitarist in rock history.
Strange funky weird cool hot rats great albumV1 Comment
How can you have a list of 70's rockers without Kansas? - FMFDoc
The best American rock band of all time.V1 Comment
Rik Emmitt -most under-rated guitarist and songwriter maybe ever
Oneof the nicest guys and groups in person. Very approachable and human. Did not think too much of themselves
No one rocked like Seger live in concert in the Seventies.
Some of the greatest songs ever written in my book.. Simple yet extraordinary.
Bob left memories that make me a wealthy soul...
Hands down bob seger is the best rock and roll band there ever will beV5 Comments
Bad Company at 60 They out sold almost everyone in the 70's, and probably had more hits then anyone on this list in the 70's, except maybe the stones
Hell ya paul rodgers best vocalist
Surprisingly they put out great albums
Good bikers musicV1 Comment
Probably the most underrated band of the 70's
They are so good Paul krossof is a very under rated guitar player
The best blues rock singer ever in Rodgers, the magnificent Kossoff on guitar, superbly supported by Fraser and Kirke, they shone all too briefly but they shone like a supernovaV4 Comments
This list is a joke, Paul and the Wings put out some of the biggest hits of the decade.
No way is Wings this far down the list. One of the Best bands
With paul at the helm what could be bad, nothing.
Calm down, we all knowV4 Comments
They weren't in the 70s. One of the best in the 80s for sure!
Favorite band of the 1980's, Hysteria was the theme music for many of my teenage adventures, still love definitely Lep and always will consider them true Monsters of Rock!
Styx has some very HARD roots in Rock and Roll. Just take a quick listen to Styx I, II and Serpent Rising will prove it. It was carried thru into Equinox and Crystal Ball but DD's relenting and unwavering influence turned the bands direction toward pop and more mellow "top 40" stuff which is were the "underrated" title began. The Grand Illusion/Pieces of Eight Tour has done a lot to show the band in its best light as they continue to pack venues all over the states and around the world! ROCK ON STYX!
Wow, some of you must have lived in a different 70's or perhaps you were not growing up in the 70's. Styx was and is a "top 10" 70's rock band by all means. Too many albums that were all time best!
This band is underrated and better than people rate them. This should be in the top 10!
They're so underrated. - hypeV5 Comments
Incredible songwriters and arrangers! Too often associated with disco, they wrote so many other songs and for other artists. Even their disco is great to listen to.
How are the Bee Gees not #1? They are the best band eve!
Very talented family and could write top songs in about 5 mins, which wasn't easy in the 70's because you had to be good, and the competition was fierceV1 Comment
This is the band that inspired iron maiden... Check out the seminal album "argus".. It will blow you away... Twin lead guitars set the bar for bands to come...
They certainly deserve a higher ranking - and they are still unbelievable. The melancholic harmonics of their twin lead guitars are unforgettable.
Well we can't all get the limelight but worthy of collecting and should be much higher on list
The guitar work is something to be said a great band don't be afraid to buy there musicV3 Comments
Classical music inspired rock before anyone else The first concept album, adding poetry to their songs before the doors, innovative and inspiring underrated genius
Fantabulous band of serious musicians. Not always good but when they tried they were one of the best bands. Many top songs and Melancholy Man, a B side to a top hit, was featured in a recent movie cause it's so good. Loved it when I bought the single as a young boy, and still do, as with all MB. No right to be at 66, at least in top 15.
Sit back have a beer or a bone and enjoy the greatness of the moody blues
Outstanding for sure, glad it made the listV4 Comments
Tommy boy is just king in his world of songsV2 Comments
Agree UFO and Thin Lizzy are awesome but Thin Lizzy are from Ireland. - Metal_Treasure
Force It is one of the best albums ever!
Rock bottom do I need to sat anymore!V2 Comments
60s no talent bums. There was a nice pop hit after the breakup, in 1970 or 71V1 Comment
Classic psychedelic power trio who blow all others away - except for Hendrix and Sabbath.V2 Comments
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