Greatest Songs of the 70s

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21 Kashmir - Led Zeppelin

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

Best song of the 70's. I don't have to say another word.

For the 70s this song was pretty epic.

Put this in the top 10. Now.

22 Time - Pink Floyd

"Ticking away the moments that make up a dull day
Fritter and waste the hours in an off-hand way"

Time is one of the most meaningful songs I've ever listen to. The song has a very deep message. That eventually you'll run out of time. This song deserves to be in the top 10.

This song has so much meaning behind it. The song shares a very deep message. That eventually we will all run out time.

This song inst just one of the best songs of the 70's, its one of the best songs EVER. This definitively deserves to be in the top 5!

And then one day you find.. ten years have got behind you.. no one told you when to run.. you missed the starting gun!
And you people missed that "Vote" little button on the right of the song's title.
Time is just TIMELESS! - mba

23 Surrender - Cheap Trick

I thought this was 80s

24 War Pigs - Black Sabbath

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

25 More Than a Feeling - Boston

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 higher

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26 Le Freak - Chic
27 Highway Star - Deep Purple
28 Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple
29 Come Sail Away - Styx

Great song but Renegade by Styx is better.

This song should be higher up there in the list I love this song

30 London Calling - The Clash V 1 Comment
31 Take It Easy - Eagles
32 Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen

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.

33 Walk This Way - Aerosmith
34 Changes - David Bowie

How can you possibly beat Bowie? It doesn't make much sense to me. - Beatlesboy9

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35 Piano Man - Billy Joel

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.

AMAZING!

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36 Beth - Kiss

Great romantic song, wonderful solo by peter criss the drummer.

37 Ain't Talkin' 'bout Love - Van Halen
38 Keep Yourself Alive - Queen
39 You Light Up My Life - Debby Boone
40 Beast of Burden - Rolling Stones
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