Greatest 60s and 70s Singers and Bands
The Contenders: Page 3
Record sales, beautiful voices, musical, what more is there to say. This was an incredibly popular band in the seventies and remains popular today, having the second spot in the UK's best selling albums list. They had eight wonderful albums and several hits, unfortunately only one in the US. ABBA is my favorite seventies band, because of the music. It's sad, but most people are unable to look past the band's cheesy appearance and lyrics, and see the brilliance in the music.
They revolutionized pop, put Sweden on the map, and had fans all over the world before anyone even thought of the internet. Two ladies with voices that no one could ever copy, and two gentlemen who put some of the most beautiful melodies into mainstream pop. Say what you will, but I absolutely love them.
So many of theirs that still catch my attention and make me wanna dance, after all these years. That's what makes it one of the best groups for me.
great bandV 7 Comments
If people think Cheap Trick is only about The Flame they are sadly mistaken. One of the greatest bands ever with dozens of classic / flat out amazing songs. Also not just a " bar band " - an all time great band.
The greatest bar band to ever come out of America.
One of the most underrated, but greatest bands. - FearlessFreep
Only remember one song of theirs, The Flame. I LOVE that song!V 2 Comments
Alice is still great and still puts out great albums. Alice had a ton of hits in the 70's as a solo artist and with the original band as well and there is nothing like an Alice stage show.V 1 Comment
Not a Neil fan I see, had to scroll all they way down here to find him.
He spoke the truth and nothing but the truth so help me God!
I was quite dissapointed to see him this far down the list. His guitar playing abilities alone should place him much higher on this list.
Neil young is the greatest musician of all time even though I'm only 14... First of all hos Music is so good and his voice makes the final touch! He should be number 1
Legendary band played great music, great vocals
This list is a joke...they put ABBA ahead of the Dead...talk about a travesty
Best songwriting group ever, pioneered whole new form of music.
No Way! at least in the top 15.V 3 Comments
Power, range, great entertainer, so hard to pick a favorite song, to many to choose from, okay I'm going "Heatwave"
Beautiful woman, beautiful voice Should be ranked higherV 3 Comments
One of the greatest and most unique bands of all time. Misunderstood and misinterpreted, ELO and Jeff Lynne did things with music that no other band has done since. Each album is different and every song is highly diverse with a unique mix of beautiful melodies, stunning orchestral counter-melodies, rock rhythms, electronic/synth effects, spacey effects, etc. Often perceived as 'cheesy' by a lot of rock snobs but is truly TRIPPY on many levels and may take multiple listen-throughs on some albums to hear whats REALLY going on. Incredible.
Absolutely a hit making group that was different than the rest. Had many top 40 hits. More than several groups that are currently in the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame. They deserve their place in history.
I mean the Beatles said if they kept making music into the 70s they would want to sound like ELO!
Certainly one of my favourite bands of the 80's it's good that their still around.V 2 Comments
Great group here! I'm surprised enough to even see it on this list. They have a lot of good songs but only a few of them are really original. - AlexandeHoyte
Wow.. this group is amazing! Versatile.. Full of energy.. And their 70's looking was extremely original..
Brian Connolly's voice is amazing! At least in the earlier days for them. They weren't superb however they're singing abilities may possibly have been the best! Better than Queen who've ripped them off completely.
Great band!V 1 Comment
Under appreciated in their day because they were a bit ahead of their time.V 1 Comment
If. Was. Group. Like. These. Artis. A. Iot. Veterans. Was. Not. Made. Thur. Veterans
Doing. War. Time. In. 60and. 70
What about "THE (real) SEEKERS", the group that this mob tried unsuccessfully to emulate?
Eve, Graham, peter doyle and lyn paul really made this band a class act.
They are without a doubt the most known unkwons of the underground, but definetly one of my top ten..
One of the top Rock groups ever. Sold out many outdoor arenas. Many Top 40 hits. Deserve their recognition in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Fame came from their music, not hairdos and accents like the mediocre Beatles.
The Greatest American Garage Band of all time, and without a doubt, the most powerful live group of the 70's... If it was based on shere numbers, GFR would have been in 20 years ago... One of the biggest injustices in rock & roll.V 2 Comments
Funny name but no one knows who they r
THERE IS... A HOUSE... IN NEW ORLEANS...
Love to hear Eric sing, very sexy voice and just sexy! Under-rated definitely
The most underrated pop group all timeV 1 Comment
The best music from the 70's and 80's, one of the best selling bands of all time and it's obvious why.
Should be much higher. Like the eagles they were all musical.
The best Rock and Roll Group next to the Eagles...
My favorite HighsCOOL band,79-82. they should be in the top 10, remember (RUMORS)!
Weasels ate my flesh! What a song - no wonder so low on the list!
GREATEST NONCONFORMIST SONGWRITER AND PERFORMER
Probably not main stream enough for most -- but should be much higher
so great with the tom scholz brad delp combo.
the most underrated band ever!
BEST BAND EVAR! - wolf10
If any music can be both driven rock and beautiful at the same time - it was Boston. Great melodies with a good beat. Incredible guitar and keyboards forming awesome musical interludes.
Boston's vocal and guitar harmonies remain signature rock accomplishments. Boston took the best of the past and created the future of harmonic and melodic rock and roll.
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