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
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

3 Diamonds and Rust - Joan Baez

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

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

5 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin

The first half - zxm

6 Hotel California - Eagles
7 Behind Blue Eyes - The Who
8 Soldier of Fortune - Deep Purple
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

10 Perfect Day - Lou Reed

The Contenders

11 Jolene - Dolly Parton
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

13 Your Song - Elton John
14 Dust in the Wind - Kansas
15 Northern Sky - Nick Drake
16 Heart of Gold - Neil Young

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

17 Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel
18 Life on Mars? - David Bowie
19 Love Hurts - Nazareth

Hard rock but sung greatly - zxm

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

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

Especially the chorus - zxm

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

By the best band!

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

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

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

44 Is This Love - Bob Marley & the Wailers
45 My Sweet Lord - George Harrison
46 Fire and Rain - James Taylor
47 You are So Beautiful - Joe Cocker
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

49 Hopelessly Devoted to You - Olivia Newton - John
50 In the Flesh - Blondie
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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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