Greatest Rock Bands of the '70sisoldmysoulforrocknroll
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Who is this? Before America. They had classics.
Great power trio, along with the Experience and Mahogany Rush.
I have a few albums are they are a top band with a 'blues' slant. Mr TS Mcphee is a master guitarist - Split is probably my favourite album while sont 3744 James Rd is my favourite song from album Hogwash... just love when Tony kicks the wah pedal at beginning of lead break, I think it's the sound of the switch, ?
Roadrunner is rocking so is get on
Th Doors definitely deserve a higher spot on this list, the way Jim Morrison could blend his poetry with rock music makes the best songs that have a deeper meaning in the lyrics.
Jim Morrison was a drunken degenerate who only made it to 25. However they were very popular and had a lot of great music. In the top 20 of best ever musically.
Most authentic rock band - a revolution
I honestly never liked them. I am ready for people to attack/kill me for saying that.V 6 Comments
Let's face it, Ian Anderson was Jethro Tull, who really recalls the other band members? Very few, that's who. To bring a flute on the rock stage was genius & gutsy! Ian Anderson didn't have to, he played so many other instruments far more proficiently, bass guitar, acoustic guitar, mandolin, keyboards, saxophone, harmonica & a variety of lesser well known instruments. His sound was truly unique, his lyrics were deep, some far more thought provoking than others. Even The Eagles borrowed a few notes subconsciously. His on stage antics combined with his theatrical use of the flute actually hid his less than average technique & some incorrect notes, quite a feat! He now, thanks to his daughter who plays flute proficiently & accurately, uses correct finger technique & rarely misfires a note. Why Tull? Who in the history of Rock n' Roll played flute, had a major hit album with a full 2 sides of a continuous song (Thick As A Brick) & is still recognized worldwide today? Who would be your ...more
A wizzard on stage, Ian Anderson and Co. Created music that was really off mainstream. Loads of different styles, from little ballads like "slipstream" over concept albums like "Thick as a brick" and "A Passion Play" to mystic songs like "Dun Ringill". I love the music since I was a young guy.
Poetic lyrics, though often not understandable even for native speakers, just stunned me. Anderson's flute was and still is unique. To me still my favourite band.
The flute, the lyrics just put them over edge!
Tull was never dullV 8 Comments
Absolutely fantastic. Excellent albums and super singles. Very influential and still used in many movies/
The greatest pop rock band ever
I'm between T. Rex and ELO for this one.
One good album so so for the restV 3 Comments
Songs like mocking bird child of the universe are really great. they need to be much higher on the rating scale
Brilliant. Great melodies and inspirational lyrics. Try Paper Wings.
Vastly underrated British prog rock band, who enjoyed massive success in Europe and are still going in 2013 (albeit in two separate guises - 'John Lees BJH' and 'BJH featuring Les Holroyd'), 46 years after their formation.V 1 Comment
Best group and best pop and rock music ever!
Love ABBA one of the best bands of the 70s, love them.
Great Band! Love them always!
why not #1V 1 Comment
King Crimson should really be given credit for creating the Progressive Rock genre. Robert Fripp is known to be Jimi Hendrix favorite rock guitarist. How about the early work with master guitarist, bassist, singer and song writer Greg Lake.
Interesting, I will need to give them listening time
I just can say one word : Damn it!
139? come on, I saw prog bands in the first 30 places :/ and no band was better thank KC in 70'sV 1 Comment
Tommy boy is just king in his world of songs
Needs to be wayyy higher!
I realize the guy just died... and that shouldn't effect his hight on this list... but to have him at 120 is blasphemy.
Rock band? Although Best reggae band ever...V 1 Comment
White Snake has a great sound for the guitar. - joe0400
Terrific band. Love em live or anyhow
Once bitten you'll be smitten
The best band ever
Love Love Love STILL...At age 65
Great filler for any collection. Worth a listen if only for the nostalgia. But really they were good, and I don't knock them as many do.
This band can jam you can't go wrong with the grand funk railroad
Solid Rock band that blew it up in the 70's!
They blew Zeppelin off the stage once so that should tell you something!V 5 Comments
BOA, the hardest working band during the 70's.
Sorry but steve nix can't touch annie haslam 5 octave voice and renaissance is a classic rock opera band who was way ahead of their time where steve nix was more pop rock
Very good artists music few will understand
Next to Fleetwood Mac had the best female vocals with Annie Haslam
Loved their themes and their varied genres
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