Greatest Bands of the 1970s

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101 Big Star

Best band of the 1970's. End of Discussion. Alternative Rock 10-20 years ahead of its time. An impossibility realized by everyone.

102 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band

How come ZAPPA doesn't get a mention?

103 The Little River Band

Without a doubt one of the best - incredible harmonies and a unique guitar sound with a wide range of songs from ballads to rock.

A great Australian Band... I put them in the same category as The Eagles.

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104 Camel Camel
105 Television

I love Marquee Moon! - MusicalPony

106 Brownsville Station V 1 Comment
107 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.

108 10cc V 2 Comments
109 Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen
110 The Hudson Brothers

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

111 The Charlie Daniels Band

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

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112 The Hollies
113 The Undertones
114 Mott the Hoople Mott the Hoople V 1 Comment
115 New Riders of the Purple Sage
116 Tower of Power
117 Spirit
118 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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119 The Outlaws
120 Cactus
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