Top Ten Best Songs of 1971

MatrixGuy

The Top Ten

1 Imagine - John Lennon

Better than Take Me Home, Country Roads for its lyrics. One of the greatest of all time. RIP John Lennon.

Such a beautiful song... - booklover1

One of the best songs of all time - Ajkloth

It was between this and The Stones. It was not an easy choice :( - michaelhughes

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2 Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
3 Echoes - Pink Floyd

Master piece

Should be 3rd after Imagine and Stairway to Heaven! 1 - SammySpore

4 Baba O'Riley - The Who
5 Islands - King Crimson
6 Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who
7 Tiny Dancer - Elton John
8 Black Dog - Led Zeppelin
9 When the Levee Breaks - Led Zeppelin
10 Riders On the Storm - The Doors

The Newcomers

? Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver

I play at the end of every single one of my trips that I take. It fits perfectly in every situation

John Denver's own signature song - MatrixGuy

The Contenders

11 Cry Baby - Janis Joplin
12 Children of the Grave - Black Sabbath

Great stuff - Metalhead83927

13 Fast Train - April Wine
14 Wild Horses - The Rolling Stones
15 Joy to the World - Three Dog Night
16 Rainy Days & Mondays - Carpenters
17 How Can You Mend a Broken Heart? - Bee Gees

It definitely more than deserves to be in the top 3. - logblobo

18 What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
19 Me and Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin
20 Brown Sugar - The Rolling Stones
21 Behind Blue Eyes - The Who
22 Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers
23 Diamonds are Forever - Shirley Bassey
24 Without You - Harry Nilsson
25 Let's Stay Together - Al Green
26 Smiling Faces Sometimes - The Undisputed Truth
27 American Pie - Don Mclean
28 Bangla Desh - George Harrison
29 Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves - Cher
30 Life On Mars? - David Bowie
31 I'm Leavin' - Elvis Presley
32 I Don't Want to Do Wrong - Gladys Knight & the Pips
33 A Horse with No Name - America
34 Superstar - Carpenters
35 That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be - Carly Simon
36 Coat of Many Colors - Dolly Parton
37 The Musical Box - Genesis
38 If You Really Love Me - Stevie Wonder
39 Anticipation - Carly Simon
40 Sweet Leaf - Black Sabbath
41 Roundabout - Yes
42 Heart of the Sunrise - Yes
43 Starship Trooper - Yes
44 I've Seen All Good People - Yes
45 Yours is No Disgrace - Yes
46 South Side of the Sky - Yes
47 The Return of the Giant Hogweed - Genesis
48 The Fountain of Salmacis - Genesis
49 One of These Days - Pink Floyd
50 A Pillow of Winds - Pink Floyd
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Top Remixes (8)

1. Baba O'Riley - The Who
2. Tiny Dancer - Elton John
3. Fast Train - April Wine
Curti2594
1. Diamonds are Forever - Shirley Bassey
2. Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves - Cher
3. Bangla Desh - George Harrison
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1. Echoes - Pink Floyd
2. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
3. Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who
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