1 Blue Oyster Cult
Blue Öyster Cult is an American rock band from Long Island, New York, whose most successful work includes the hard rock and heavy metal songs "(Don't Fear) The Reaper", "Godzilla" and "Burnin' for You".
Needs more cowbell - RecklessGreed
2 Neil Young & Crazy Horse
3 The Band
The Band was a Canadian-American roots rock group formed in 1965 . Which originally consisting of Rick Danko (bass guitar, double bass, fiddle, vocals), Levon Helm (drums, mandolin, guitar, vocals), Garth Hudson (keyboards, saxophones, trumpet), Richard Manuel (piano, drums, vocals) and Robbie Robertson ...read more.
4 Seals & Crofts
5 The Kinks
The Kinks are an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, in 1964 by brothers Ray and Dave Davies. They are regarded as one of the most important and influential rock bands of the 1960s.
6 Strawberry Alarmclock
Television is an American rock band from New York City, most notably active in the 1970s. The group was founded by Tom Verlaine, Richard Lloyd, Billy Ficca, and Richard Hell.
I love the song "Marquee Moon". - Pony
8 The Lovin' Spoonful
The Lovin' Spoonful is a U.S. rock band, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 and well known for a number of hit songs in the 1960s including "Summer in the City", "Do You Believe In Magic", "Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind?", and "Daydream".
John Sebastian is an excellent songwriter. This group just played happy songs.Hit after hit in the 60's.
9 Deep Purple
Deep Purple are an English rock band formed in Hertford in 1968. They are considered to be among the pioneers of heavy metal and modern hard rock, although their musical approach changed over the years. Originally formed as a progressive rock band, the band shifted to a heavier sound in 1970. Deep Purple, ...read more.
Wouldn't call them underrated but they're certainly great. - IronSabbathPriest
They are as great as their counterparts from AC/DC, Led Zep, Black Sabbath, and so on, but Deep Purple never get the same credits. - Metal_Treasure
10 Bee Gees
The Bee Gees were a pop music group formed in 1958. Their line-up consisted of brothers Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb.
11 We All Together
12 Uriah Heep
Uriah Heep are an English rock band formed in London in 1969 that was one of the top rock bands in the early 1970s. Twelve of the band's albums have made it to the UK Albums Chart (Return to Fantasy reached No. 7 in 1975). Uriah Heep's distinctive features include a massive keyboard sound, strong vocal ...read more.
Among the pioneers of hard rock, heavy metal and art/prog rock.
Try: Easy Livin', Sympathy, July Morning, Bird of Prey, Come Back To Me - Metal_Treasure
UFO are an English rock band that was formed in 1969. They became a transitional group between early hard rock and heavy metal and the new wave of British heavy metal.
Song - Doctor Doctor - Metal_Treasure
14 Rare Earth
15 The Sweet
The Sweet is a British glam rock band that rose to worldwide fame in the 1970s. Their best known line-up consisted of lead vocalist Brian Connolly, bass player Steve Priest, guitarist Andy Scott, and drummer Mick Tucker. The group was originally called Sweetshop.
The most underarated band in history
One of the best bands ever with a great body of work
Best glam rock ever.If it was't for Sweet there would be know kiss.definitely lepperd.guns and roses.etc etc.
Budgie are a Welsh rock band from Cardiff. They are described by author Garry Sharpe-Young as one of the earliest heavy metal bands and a seminal influence to many acts of that scene, with fast, heavy rock (an influence on the new wave of British heavy metal being played as early as 1971. The band has ...read more.
MC5 was an American rock band from Lincoln Park, Michigan, formed in 1964. The original band line-up consisted of vocalist Rob Tyner, guitarists Wayne Kramer and Fred "Sonic" Smith, bassist Michael Davis, and drummer Dennis Thompson.
18 The Stooges
The 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.
Slade are an English rock band from Wolverhampton. They rose to prominence during the glam rock era in the early 1970s, achieving 17 consecutive top 20 hits and six number ones on the UK Singles Chart.
20 Buffalo Springfield
Buffalo Springfield was an American-Canadian rock band, formed in Los Angeles in 1966. Their original lineup included Stephen Stills, Dewey Martin, Bruce Palmer, Richie Furay, and Neil Young.
Only a handful of bands ever had a stronger lineup; their music was amazingly good. A real shame they did not get along too well and broke up after only about 18 months, though their excellence is recognized in hindsight, and they were inducted into the RRHOF.
Didn't think about this group! Nice catch, whoever added this - LizardKing99
What became of them? Well Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young, and Poco (with Ritchie Furay and Jim Messina) two excellent bands. Sometimes the sum of the parts are greater than the whole.
ABBA were a Swedish pop group formed in Stockholm in 1972 by members Agnetha Fältskog, Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, and Anni-Frid Lyngstad.
Kraftwerk is a German electronic music band formed by Ralf Hütter and Florian Schneider in 1970 in Düsseldorf. The band was fronted by both Hütter and Schneider until Schneider's departure in 2008.
24 Big Star
25 The Velvet Underground
The Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973, formed in New York City.
26 Black Oak Arkansas
27 Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band