Greatest Bands of the 1970s

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101 Brownsville Station V 1 Comment
102 The Hudson Brothers

Oh, come on! Elvis couldn't carry their jockstraps.

103 Jefferson Starship

They were not "Starship" in the 1970's and should be named Jefferson Airplane for this list chronicling the bands of the 70's.

Starship it was, virtually all of the 70's.

104 Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen
105 The Charlie Daniels Band

Man so low dow they did the worlds 2nd best "the deval went down to georga

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106 The Hollies
107 The Undertones
108 Jackson 5

The Jacksons where the greatest band to ever grace the stage with perfection of dance, vocal, style and fashion. Jermaine, Jackie, Tito, Marlon, and Michael became icons before they became adults. The first group to have all four of their releases to hit number 1 their debute year, and became a global success.

Tepid rubbish that you don't have to think about, which is not always such a bad thing.

They should be in the top ten, at least!

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109 Mott the Hoople Mott the Hoople V 1 Comment
110 New Riders of the Purple Sage
111 Tower of Power
112 Cold Blood
113 Spirit
114 The Steve Miller Band

They have so many great hits and they are done with such beautiful melodies. They're a legend. They need to be higher on this list, along with many other bands. And Steve Miller has an amazing voice.

Seems awfully low. These guys filled arenas and their ranked below The Hudson Brothers?

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115 The Outlaws
116 Cactus
117 Showaddywaddy

Seemed to me to be the most popular of the rock and roll revivalists of the 1970s. Really easy to listen to and get the feet tapping.

118 Boney M Boney M Boney M. is a vocal group created by German record producer Frank Farian. Originally based in Germany, the four original members of the group's official line-up were Jamaican-born singers Liz Mitchell and Marcia Barrett, Maizie Williams from Montserrat and Bobby Farrell from Aruba.
119 Gary Glitter and the Glitter Band V 2 Comments
120 The Police The Police The Police were an English rock band formed in London in 1977. For the majority of their history, the band consisted of Sting, Andy Summers and Stewart Copeland. They are most known for their songs "Message In A Bottle", "Don't Stand So Close To Me", "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic", "Roxanne", ...read more.

Great. That's all to be said.

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