Greatest Bands of the 1970s
The Contenders: Page 5
First concert I ever went to, I was 15 and I still remember it like it was yesterday.
They were great.
Would it kill you to play a little Foghat?
Has influenced so many musicians in so many ways. One of the most original and yet most copied thereafter bands of its time. Still valid and amazing today.
the first punk rock group guys if you listen to blitzkrieg bop and loudmouth or even ramona (which is one of my favourites) you will see whyV 2 Comments
One of the best rock bands of all time their 1972 album argus a masterpiece beat out deep purple machine head for best album of the year in the U.K. on my list they are #1 for sheer output and musical ability, even with a diff. Guitar player after their wishbone four release, most bands couldn't hold a candle to them, also check out their 1st lp, and the new england lp
Alvin lee and ten years after great band, Alvin lee a PREMIERE JAZZ MAN PUT JAZZ & ROCK TOGETHER AND CAME AWAY WITH A PHENOMENAL SOUND. Listen to a song entitle STANDING AT THE STATION GREAT GUITAR RIFT... Should I say more
A great band. They sold more records in 1970 than any other band. To put them at #94 is completely bonkers. The were easily in the top 20 bands of the era.
Great band to grow up listening to--rock at its finest.
Wow should be much higher then 90. - MusicalPony
Under-rated because north of the U.S. border. Mega hits.
Wow, this is a surprise... I love Sparks! They are clearly the best on the list so far. - asdfalexiaV 1 Comment
I'm surprised to see them this high on the list... They're one of the best lesser known bands
Always underrated. Great rock.
Solid country rock -- associated with Linda Ronstadt, Eagles, Pure Prairie League, Poco.
Should be ranked much, much higher. Probably not because of some country, or too much.
Many hits. Their voices also were the sound of the 70s, at least in NYC.V 1 Comment
Great Party band. Knew them.
Should be in the top 10 range. 1 of the best lead guitar players of all time, eddie hazel
Awesome band. Went to see them at Summerfest in milwaukee, Wi (worlds largest music fest- 10 days of every kind of music), rained out. Went to bar nearby. Who walks in, right, Allman Bros. Small stage with instruments. THEY WENT UP & PLAYED!
Listen to blue sky, ramblin man and Whipping Post. Great songs - randomstofil
These guys should be way higher. They have so many amazing hits and they're an outstanding band. I love the J. Geils Band. They need so much more credit and recognition.
Top 5 live band of all time... Limited catalogue yes... But enough for 2.5 to 3 hours of the most high energy- well played soulful R&B with outstanding lead showman...
102? 102?!?!?! "Helplessly Hoping," "Judy Blue Eyes," "Our House," "Teach Your Children," "Find the Cost of Freedom"...classics, I say! And I was born in 1996!
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