Greatest Songs of the 70s
The Top Ten
ABBA! What is the world coming to! In the top ten list for greatest songs ever, this song is #1 (rightfully so) so I ask you this: how is it that Dancing Queen is better on this list? Bohemian Rhapsody is truly a masterpiece and we should say a great 'thank you' to Freddie Mercury.
The greateast song ever written. Full stop.
Odd how this was voted best song of all time but only 5th in the 70's
They are a brilliant group
I really can't belive that led zeppelin is not no. 1 on any list - mateipal
The first song I started to learn on guitar. - thomasnirvanastroud
I'ts a lot better than dancing queen and all the other songs that have a higher spot on this and I don't think this should be number 4 it's least it could be in is 2!
You shouldn't be able to vote unless you were around to hear these when they came out, not in some movie you saw or some oldies station you listen to. THIS is what rock was about in the 70's.V 38 Comments
Abba (at least in the United States) was one of the most underrated groups ever. The amazing vocal talent of the 2 girls as well as the nearly unrivaled production quality is extremely difficult to match. To this day, ABBA remains one of the all time most successful pop bands, behind Elvis and The Beatles. I can't think of too many bands from the 60s or 70s that are still popular 30 years after they broke up!
I'm in a very tough part of my life. I'm young and my parents got divorced recently. However, this song has brought happy tears to my eyes and joy to my heart. And when I hear it, whether at the YMCA, on the radio, or at a party, my heart flutters and I can't help sing (and dance! ) to my heart's content. Recently, I asked a bunch of students who go to my school to see if they listen to any 70's or 80's music. You'd be surprised how few actually enjoy it. ABBA is truly inspiring. Especially when you read up more on them. I love to just sit down and continuously sing the song over again (even though I stink at singing! ) I can't relate to so many people's opinions about this song. It's just the best. It deserves first. #LongLiveABBA
This song is truly remarkable, at least for 1970s song. Not only that, this is also one of ABBA's most remarkable song and its ABBA trademark song. I never get bored with this song, and I just love to listen it over and over again. Plus, all the members looked pretty good on their costumes.
very goodV 23 Comments
This song has to be at no. 1, no doubt. This list disappoints me. Dancing Queen ahead of bohemian rhapsody, stairway, imagine and hotel California
If you have'nt heard this song, you haven't lived
This song has to be above Dancing Queen its more iconic for sure. Don't know about Bohemian Rhapsody though
One of the most iconic songs the decade ever produced. Has to be at least top 3!V 8 Comments
Why isn't this in the top 10...ACTUALLY THE TOP 5?!?!? I love this song so much!
Great song. Great vocals good guitar riff
Actually, I like Sweet Emotion but it was way down at 60. I mentioned it up here, to get it some needed attention. Aerosmith has had so many great songs, you can’t really go wrong with any of them.
Come on This is what the 70s was all about. This whole song summarizes the world back in the 60s, and 70s.
How is Imagine not number 1?! ABBA is terrible and they shouldn't even be in the top ten. Imagine is the greatest. The end. John Lennon will always be the best.
Hi, let's talk about ABBA. ABBA made funky beats and rhythms in their songs, but also made inspiring, emotional songs. Music lovers love inspiring and funky songs. Therefore your argument is invalid. - MontyPython
2 Heart songs beat Imagine and Hotel California? That's cringe-worthy. - therootbeer
This should be no. 1V 12 Comments
Makes me want to go fishing.
Both albums are classics
Just brilliant, from Longing for Syd Barrett to 9/11 to the Japanese sunami - absolutely timeless
The best song of the year...
This song is brilliant
This is a great song, the beegees are from straya!
I don't care what anyone says about this band because this song is my favorite song and it was my grandmas because she had a crush on barry gibb
I think that's the best song 70
This is the most 70s song, no discussion.V 6 Comments
Free bird by skynyrd is the best ever
Most impessive and greatest song my lynyrd skynyrd I know. Very great and has a very meaningful story to it and I believe this should be at least in the top 20 by far. There should be almost doubt against that.
Following them since the early 70's - still rock the house!
Song has a very great story and really picks up the pace at the end.V 2 Comments
I'd vote for Stairway To Heaven but seeing Comfortably Numb only at 15 is really disappointing. It should at least be in the top 15.
Best song ever
10? Nah fam number 3 fam
I AM IRON MAN
dun duhn dundun dun, dun nu dun nu dun nu ne ne ney
(if you heard the iron man riff, then you are awesome) - HighSkoolArtist
This song is badass along with Smoke On The Water by Deep Purple
It was between this and Bohemian Rhapsody, although they are all great songs. - michaelhughes
Dude, this is an album pic from Nazareth, not black sabbathV 3 Comments
This Should Be In The Top 10
C'mon These Guys Rock - rocker1796
These song appeared in 79
It canceled all the efforts in 70s
Amazingly Amazing! - shatti
Best song at the road
Best song at the morning
Best song at the night
Best at afternoon,
While you eat
While you walk, run, juggle, die, born
Take a shower
The best song of all time
Moves your soul
55?! What the hell?! This song is one of the best songs of all time! It's my fourth favorite song! Sure, Won't Get Fooled Again is my favorite song, but this DOES NOT deserve to be in 55th place! The Who is way too underrated... - MontyPython
Seriously? This song should be in the top ten at least! This song is epic. The Who is awesome!
LOVE it but where is ELO?
The best riff that Clapton & Allman ever put to tape. - Toraqi
The last part of this song, the instrumental, is surreal.
I forget about everything when I listen to this song. Truly one of the greatest songs ever
I don't think anyone can deny that this is the best song!V 2 Comments
Led Zeppelin defines the 70s rock music.
One of the BEST rock songs of the 70's. This song is simply mesmerising
Black Sabbath are the king of the rock and roll.
I think their music are forever.
This is the greatest 😍
I think most Boston songs are completely underrated. Boston had their own unique sound that is impossible to recreate. This song is a perfect example of pure genius. It's a rock song, its a love song, its just amazing. Better than anything I've ever heard.
Interestingly, Boston said they "borrowed" the melody for this song from "Louie, Louie." If you listen for it, it's there. And who in their life hasn't had that seems-so-right person just slip away?
Guys r you actually kidding heart do not deserve to be in the top tens, come on look at list
Needs to be higherV 1 Comment
Great song but Renegade by Styx is better.
This song should be higher up there in the list I love this song
Roger and Nancy at their Guitar best. A blend of electric and acoustic that stands the test of time. These two were as explosive as the cosmic Big Bang.. Somehow the sum is much greater than the sum of the parts. Like chocolate and peanut butter, Roger and Nancy create something incredible delicious to the ear and other senses. It's shame that they weren't able to remain the partners in music they once were. Maybe someday they both will realize what an impact they "together" had on music.
To these ears, Heart's Wilson sisters, and their amazing band, picked up where Janis Joplin and Linda Ronstadt left off. As a teenaged male in the mid to late 70s, I had never heard female singers with such swagger. They weren't coy about sex, and they weren't afraid to rail against sexual exploitation. I think their impact was as liberating for males as it was for females.
Love this song so much n will forever
The best song of all time
One of the greatest songs ever - Sincerity
Best dad chiller
Best sad chiller
Elton John should be all over this list!
I thought this was 80s
My first concert. 1979
What are you talking about? This is an amazing song. Its almost hypnotic and you can't change it while listening to it? At least I can't. Best after Stairway To heaven
Because it's the Best song of the seventies. Top 5 easy. 30 is a insult to there Legacy
Best song of the 70's. I don't have to say another word.
We took an L this should be higherV 3 Comments
And the live Made in Japan version is even more powerful. Also be sure to check out the extended Roger Glover remix.
Probably the most famous riff ever, it's a fantastic song that should be in top 5.
ABBA for the win, but they don't need any votes from me to stay first. War Pigs is the best heavy metal song ever and deserves to be on this list
This was one of my favorite songs. I don't understand why its not at least on top 10 I think this song is a song that we can call: One of the very best.
This is arguably the most iconic song of all time. And that brings the question up : WHY IN THE GOOD NAME OF GOD IS THIS SONG AT 57?
Why is this not in the top ten? OH my gosh, so much emotion behind it... The piano is so amazing that it feels like its new every time.
This is one of my favorite songs and it really got me into 70s music. - gamingfoeealzs
The 70s saw so many great hits, but this is easily one of the most memorable, recognizable songs.
I'm amazed it's so low on the list. It's powerfully emotional and should be at least in the top 20.
It's just too good, must be in the top 10 at least.V 5 Comments
This is my second favorite song ever written and my favorite album ever recorded. Everyone should help by voting to bring this song to the top 5, and also, Thunder Road, Jungleland, and Backstreets belong on this list. The fact that there are ZERO Bruce Springsteen songs here makes me want to cry. Vote for these songs, and God bless you.
This is one of the greatest rock songs ever!
This song is the definitive song of any generation.
Great romantic song, wonderful solo by peter criss the drummer.
How can you possibly beat Bowie? It doesn't make much sense to me. - Beatlesboy9
"Something touched me deep inside, the day the music died"
This song should be higher
Bye bye this American pie
Killer guitar solo!
HOW is this song all the way back here?
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Top Remixes (33)
2. Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd
3. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
2. Stairway to Heaven - Led Zeppelin
3. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
2. Bat Out of Hell - Meat Loaf
3. Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who
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