Greatest Songs of the 70s
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Abba (at least in the United States) was one of the most underrated groups ever. The amazing vocal talent of the 2 girls as well as the nearly unrivaled production quality is extremely difficult to match. To this day, ABBA remains one of the all time most successful pop bands, behind Elvis and The Beatles. I can't think of too many bands from the 60s or 70s that are still popular 30 years after they broke up!
This song is truly remarkable, at least for 1970s song. Not only that, this is also one of ABBA's most remarkable song and its ABBA trademark song. I never get bored with this song, and I just love to listen it over and over again. Plus, all the members looked pretty good on their costumes.
Not even kidding, this group brought many beautifully written songs to the table, but Dancing Queen will ALWAYS be my favorite song. The seventies was great for music, and it's a close call, but Dancing Queen takes the cake.
This song is pure crap compared to songs like "Stairway To Heaven", "Bohemian Rhapsody", "Comfortably Numb", "Shine On You Crazy Diamond" etc. Seeing it at number one is the most disappointing feeling ever.V15 Comments
I really can't belive that led zeppelin is not no. 1 on any list - mateipal
The first song I started to learn on guitar. - thomasnirvanastroud
I'ts a lot better than dancing queen and all the other songs that have a higher spot on this and I don't think this should be number 4 it's least it could be in is 2!
Dancing Queen by ABBA is not > than Stairway to Heaven.V31 Comments
ABBA! What is the world coming to! In the top ten list for greatest songs ever, this song is #1 (rightfully so) so I ask you this: how is it that Dancing Queen is better on this list? Bohemian Rhapsody is truly a masterpiece and we should say a great 'thank you' to Freddie Mercury.
Odd how this was voted best song of all time but only 5th in the 70's
The greateast song ever written. Full stop.
Currently, the number 1 song is Stairway to Heaven, which is largely considered to be the greatest rock song of all time. It is my third favorite song after this song and Starman by David Bowie, and I like it a lot. But Bohemian Rhapsody is a work of pure genius. It holds as my favorite song and is probably the best song of all time.V12 Comments
This song has to be at no. 1, no doubt. This list disappoints me. Dancing Queen ahead of bohemian rhapsody, stairway, imagine and hotel California
If you have'nt heard this song, you haven't lived
Top ten for sure are you kidding? 21?V4 Comments
Just brilliant, from Longing for Syd Barrett to 9/11 to the Japanese sunami - absolutely timelessV3 Comments
Most impessive and greatest song my lynyrd skynyrd I know. Very great and has a very meaningful story to it and I believe this should be at least in the top 20 by far. There should be almost doubt against that.
Free bird by skynyrd is the best ever
Following them since the early 70's - still rock the house!V1 Comment
Roger and Nancy at their Guitar best. A blend of electric and acoustic that stands the test of time. These two were as explosive as the cosmic Big Bang.. Somehow the sum is much greater than the sum of the parts. Like chocolate and peanut butter, Roger and Nancy create something incredible delicious to the ear and other senses. It's shame that they weren't able to remain the partners in music they once were. Maybe someday they both will realize what an impact they "together" had on music.
To these ears, Heart's Wilson sisters, and their amazing band, picked up where Janis Joplin and Linda Ronstadt left off. As a teenaged male in the mid to late 70s, I had never heard female singers with such swagger. They weren't coy about sex, and they weren't afraid to rail against sexual exploitation. I think their impact was as liberating for males as it was for females.V1 Comment
Come on This is what the 70s was all about. This whole song summarizes the world back in the 60s, and 70s.
How is Imagine not number 1?! ABBA is terrible and they shouldn't even be in the top ten. Imagine is the greatest. The end. John Lennon will always be the best.
Hi, let's talk about ABBA. ABBA made funky beats and rhythms in their songs, but also made inspiring, emotional songs. Music lovers love inspiring and funky songs. Therefore your argument is invalid. - MontyPython
2 Heart songs beat Imagine and Hotel California? That's cringe-worthy. - therootbeer
Definitely my all time 2nd favorite song. - IcantbelieveitsnotbutterV11 Comments
55?! What the hell?! This song is one of the best songs of all time! It's my fourth favorite song! Sure, Won't Get Fooled Again is my favorite song, but this DOES NOT deserve to be in 55th place! The Who is way too underrated... - MontyPython
Seriously? This song should be in the top ten at least! This song is epic. The Who is awesome!
ABBA at #1, and so many classics below... Who arranged this list, Sweden?
So Many Classics Below "ABBA"
Makes Me Wanna Punch The Person Who Made This List In The Face
I AM IRON MAN
dun duhn dundun dun, dun nu dun nu dun nu ne ne ney
(if you heard the iron man riff, then you are awesome) - HighSkoolArtist
It was between this and Bohemian Rhapsody, although they are all great songs. - michaelhughes
This song is badass along with Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
Dude, this is an album pic from Nazareth, not black sabbathV3 Comments
The best riff that Clapton & Allman ever put to tape. - Toraqi
The last part of this song, the instrumental, is surreal.V2 Comments
I'd vote for Stairway To Heaven but seeing Comfortably Numb only at 15 is really disappointing. It should at least be in the top 15.V1 Comment
This Should Be In The Top 10
C'mon These Guys Rock - rocker1796
These song appeared in 79
It canceled all the efforts in 70s
Amazingly Amazing! - shatti
Led Zeppelin defines the 70s rock music.
One of the BEST rock songs of the 70's. This song is simply mesmerising
Why isn't this in the top 10...ACTUALLY THE TOP 5?!?!? I love this song so much!
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Top Remixes (28)
2. Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
3. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
2. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
3. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
2. Bat Out of Hell - Meat Loaf
3. Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who
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