Greatest Rock Bands of the '70s

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101The Velvet UndergroundThe Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973, formed in New York City.V1 Comment
102TotoToto is an American rock band formed in 1977 in Van Nuys in Los Angeles. The band's current lineup consists of Joseph Williams, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Steve Lukather, plus touring members Leland Sklar and Shannon Forrest.

Excellent live band with brilliant musicians. Steve Lukather best guitarist in the world. Top 10 rock band on the planet.

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103The AdictsV1 Comment
104The Charlie Daniels Band
105The Marshall Tucker Band

Can't you see... Whipping Post... Strong, strong songs.

Southern rock is missed this group was great

Loved listening to my album back in the day

106Steve Miller BandThe Steve Miller Band is an American rock band formed in 1966 in San Francisco, California. The band is led by Steve Miller on guitar and lead vocals.

They didn't do many real big songs but the about 10 they did do are amazing. So they should be in the top 80 at least

I absolutely love this band, and these really are some amazing songs JET AIRLINER! THE JOKER! ROCK'N ME! COME ON MAN!

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107Honeybus
108Pilot
109Duran DuranDuran Duran are an English new wave/synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978. They were a successful band of the 1980s and a leading band in the MTV-driven "Second British Invasion" of the US.
110The CureThe Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976. The band has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member.

Great band, but I respectfully believe they don't belong on this list, more of an "alternative" band than Rock and Roll, but definitely amazing musicians.

Amazing music. Everyone has to listen to them

111FocusV1 Comment
112The Cramps
113The Victims
114The Sensational Alex Harvey Band

One of the best front men in rock

A great band for the 70's. Saw them many times live and really enjoyed them

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115SteppenwolfSteppenwolf is a Canadian-American rock group that was prominent from 1968 to 1972. The group was formed in late 1961 in Toronto by vocalist John Kay, keyboardist Goldy McJohn, and drummer Jerry Edmonton.

John Kay's music is relevant today. Listen to Monster.

What nobody remembers them? That's insane

116Firefall

What a shame so many great bands are missing. Kansas, Caravan, 10cc, ABBA to name a few

117The Specials

Ska-Reggae-punk with a social responsibility and attitude at it's best

118Fanny
119S**theads
120The StoogesThe Stooges, also known as Iggy and the Stooges, are an American proto-punk band from Ann Arbor, Michigan, first active from 1967 to 1974, and later reformed in 2003. Although they sold few records in their original incarnation, and often performed for indifferent or hostile audiences, the Stooges are ...read more.

Who is this? Before America. They had classics.

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