Most Beautiful Songs of 70s

My second list of most beautiful songs .But this time it's 70s .

The Top Ten

1 Heroes - David Bowie UListen to Sample
2 Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush

It was her first single (1978), she wrote the song when she was 18 years old, in reference to Emilie Brontë's novel "Wuthering Heights". - Lotuscandy

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3 Diamonds and Rust - Joan Baez

She wrote the song about her relationship with Bob Dylan. - Lotuscandy

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4 Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd

I didn't know this list would extend to 62 items - zxm

Lol and it's not finished yet! I take time to do the remixes too, because since you posted these lists, I can't stop adding songs, wish to make them as complete as possible, and hope I didn't add too much irrelevant songs. - Lotuscandy

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5 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

The first half - zxm

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6 Hotel California - Eagles UListen to Sample
7 Behind Blue Eyes - The Who UListen to Sample
8 Soldier of Fortune - Deep Purple UListen to Sample
9 Ghost Song - The Doors

This song was released 7 years after Jim Morrison's death, it consists in Morrison's poetry recording (1970) with the rest of the band's music (1978). - Lotuscandy

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10 Perfect Day - Lou Reed UListen to Sample

The Contenders

11 Jolene - Dolly Parton UListen to Sample
12 Because the Night - Patti Smith

This song was co-written by Bruce Springsteen. - Lotuscandy

Not what I would call beatiful, but great song nethertheless - RecklessGreed

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13 Your Song - Elton John UListen to Sample
14 Heart of Gold - Neil Young

I perfer after the gold rush(and old man), but this is a classic too - RecklessGreed

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15 Dust in the Wind - Kansas UListen to Sample
16 Northern Sky - Nick Drake UListen to Sample
17 Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel UListen to Sample
18 Life on Mars? - David Bowie UListen to Sample
19 Love Hurts - Nazareth

Hard rock but sung greatly - zxm

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20 Lean on Me - Bill Withers UListen to Sample
21 What's Going On - Marvin Gaye UListen to Sample
22 Thirteen - Big Star UListen to Sample
23 Dream On - Aerosmith UListen to Sample
24 Killing Me Softly with His Song - Roberta Flack UListen to Sample
25 American Pie - Don McLean UListen to Sample
26 Honesty - Billy Joel UListen to Sample
27 Always on My Mind - Elvis Presley UListen to Sample
28 Love is All - Roger Glover

Featuring Ronnie James Dio.
Probably one of the first english language songs that I understood, also loved the cartoon-like music video, which was still often aired years after its release. Don't know if it's really beautiful (beautiful may be something subjective), but it brings back my childhood instantly, so maybe I'm not objective! - Lotuscandy

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29 Me and Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin UListen to Sample
30 Spread Your Wings - Queen

Especially the chorus - zxm

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31 Let It Be - The Beatles UListen to Sample
32 After the Gold Rush - Neil Young UListen to Sample
33 (They Long to Be) Close to You - The Carpenters

By the best band!

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34 Cosmic Dancer - T. Rex
35 Radioactivity - Kraftwerk

They were real precursors in electronic music, this song came out in 1975 (Autobahn in 1974), it's almost incredible. I find this song beautiful and scary at the same time.
"Radioactivity... discovered by Madame Curie"
By the way, Marie Curie became the first woman to be honoured with interment in the Panthéon (Paris) on her own merits. As her corpse is still radioactive, her coffin was wrapped with several lead layers, her body is almost intact because of the radiations she received during her life. The damaging effects of ionising radiation were not known at the time of her work, which had been carried out without the safety measures later developed. - Lotuscandy

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36 How Deep is Your Love - Bee Gees UListen to Sample
37 Angie - The Rolling Stones UListen to Sample
38 I'll Be There - Jackson 5 UListen to Sample
39 No Woman, No Cry - Bob Marley & the Wailers UListen to Sample
40 I Can See Clearly Now - Johnny Nash UListen to Sample
41 Ain’t No Sunshine - Bill Withers UListen to Sample
42 You are the Sunshine of My Life - Stevie Wonder UListen to Sample
43 Imagine - John Lennon

This one was so obvious that I hesitated to add it, finally did, still beautiful. - Lotuscandy

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44 Is This Love - Bob Marley & the Wailers UListen to Sample
45 My Sweet Lord - George Harrison UListen to Sample
46 Fire and Rain - James Taylor UListen to Sample
47 You are So Beautiful - Joe Cocker UListen to Sample
48 I Don't Like Mondays - The Boomtown Rats

A tragic event inspired Bob Geldof to write this song, which is still a nice song. - Lotuscandy

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49 Hopelessly Devoted to You - Olivia Newton - John UListen to Sample
50 In the Flesh - Blondie UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes

1. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
2. Hotel California - Eagles
3. Behind Blue Eyes - The Who
1. Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
2. Hotel California - Eagles
3. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
1. Heroes - David Bowie
2. Diamonds and Rust - Joan Baez
3. Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush


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