Greatest Rock Bands of the '70s

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81 Pure Prairie League

Pure Praire League is the definition of good country, rock music

82 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

One of the greatest voices of the 70's!

83 The Psychedelic Furs
84 Steve Miller Band Steve Miller Band The Steve Miller Band is an American rock band formed in 1966 in San Francisco, California. The band is led by Steve Miller on guitar and lead vocals.

They didn't do many real big songs but the about 10 they did do are amazing. So they should be in the top 80 at least

I absolutely love this band, and these really are some amazing songs JET AIRLINER! THE JOKER! ROCK'N ME! COME ON MAN!

Amazing band great songs

85 Nazareth

Awesome group! Loved their songs!

Well its true. I've been to the Philippines and sung it when we hired a videoke for a party. Being a little lasing helps to loosen any inhibitions and it can be sung by anyone easily with a little practice

Love Hurts.. if you go to the Philippines, you will find it on all good videoke machines, and you can belt it out unashamedly without criticism (well u don't understand the language anyway), but it lends itself to anyone being able to sing it well, and enjoyably. The only judge is the machine, which will no doubt score u highly. Worth a trip for that alone. Naz rated too low

This band is also underrated.their hardcore music was amazing - zxm

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86 Atlanta Rhythm Section
87 The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground was an American rock band, active between 1964 and 1973, formed in New York City. V 1 Comment
88 The Sensational Alex Harvey Band

One of the best front men in rock

I admit not everyone's cup of tea but one of the most entertaining bands I ever saw. Their Christmas shows in Glasgow were legendary.

A great band for the 70's. Saw them many times live and really enjoyed them

Love SAHB, Midnight Moses, Teenage Idol, and many many more, wow! Great band.

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89 Jefferson Starship

Unforgettable songs for rock lovers

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90 Little River Band

By looking at these ratings I wonder how many were actually around in the 70s. I was and wish this music would return

VERY UNDERRATED BAND, crank up "Man on your mind"

Wow... People should go out & buy a greatest hits album to get reacquainted with this powerhouse group! Lady, Lonesome Loser, and Happy Anniversary Baby.. Got you on my minnnddd!

Not successful in septic land so underrated. In Oz we appreciated fine music, and the bad to be honest. But LRB were great

91 Golden Earring Golden Earring

Good rock band with good composing sense

Greatband by far great guitar riffs vocals just great

92 Climax Blues Band V 1 Comment
93 April Wine

Highly underrated Canadian band... Best known for "Just Between You and Me" but many gems far superior

Awesome band, just discovered them (again) recently, love "JBYAM"

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94 Procol Harum Procol Harum Procol Harum are an English rock band formed in 1967. They contributed to the development of progressive rock, and by extension, symphonic rock.

This band is so under rated. Wish the rock stations would play more of them.

This is Trower in the early days. Awesome.

Gary Brooker piano playing and vocals are breathtaking at times... Check out "The Final Thrust" on Ninth and "Wizard Man" on Something Magic

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95 Faces

Great rock sound and rod Stewart Ronnie wood and Kenney Jones were in the band

96 Nothing
97 The Band 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. V 1 Comment
98 The Cure The Cure The Cure are an English rock band formed in Crawley, West Sussex, in 1976. The band has experienced several line-up changes, with vocalist, guitarist and principal songwriter Robert Smith being the only constant member.

Great band, but I respectfully believe they don't belong on this list, more of an "alternative" band than Rock and Roll, but definitely amazing musicians.

Amazing music. Everyone has to listen to them

99 Toto Toto Toto is an American rock band formed in 1977 in Van Nuys in Los Angeles. The band's current lineup consists of Joseph Williams, David Paich, Steve Porcaro, Steve Lukather, plus touring members Leland Sklar and Shannon Forrest.

Rock... I doubt! The 70's even more...

Excellent live band with brilliant musicians. Steve Lukather best guitarist in the world. Top 10 rock band on the planet.

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