Greatest Songs of the 70s

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61 Anarchy In the UK - The Sex Pistols

Best 70s song and best 70s band, no question.

How this could ever be left at #194...

62 T.N.T. - AC/DC
63 Candle in the Wind - Elton John
64 Year of the Cat - Al Stewart V 1 Comment
65 Easy - The Commodores

Only song to be number one on R&B, Country and Pop chart at the same time.

66 Rocky Mountain High - John Denver
67 Dance the Night Away - Van Halen
68 Children of the Grave - Black Sabbath
69 Life On Mars? - David Bowie

I'm shocked this song has already been added to this list. It is absolutely brilliant and truly Bowie at his best.

Really... Can't belive its this Low on this list... THE song of the Seventies... Along with Heroes, Changes, Ziggy Stardust, Time, Rebel Rebel, Sound and Vision, Word on A Wing, Fame... Oops... The list is a never ending one...

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70 I Want You to Want Me - Cheap Trick

Classic song from a classic band. It's been covered by a lot of people from (ech! ) Bon Jovi to (ugh! ) Lindsey Lohan. Now that tells you the song's appeal. - FearlessFreep

Great song from a great album.

Love this song. Reminds me of when I was dating my husband.

71 Carry on Wayward Son - Kansas
72 Cry Baby - Janis Joplin
73 Brain Damage/Eclipse - Pink Floyd
74 Living for the City - Stevie Wonder
75 Detroit Rock City - Kiss
76 The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Roberta Flack
77 Higher Ground - Stevie Wonder
78 Alone Again (Naturally) - Gilbert O'Sullivan

It pulls at your heart and reminds you of day's gone by.

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79 Ben - Michael Jackson

Michael sang this song as just a very young boy to perfection. He already had the depth and emotional voice of a mature adult. he put everything he had even then into his music. A genius musical prophet in training... xo - love4mjj

Ben, the two of us need look no more... beautiful song sung by a beautiful person-- RIP Michael I love you!

A little boy singing from the buttom of his heart, full of hope and with a huge talent! - Laryssa

80 A Horse with No Name - America

One of the most underrated bands ever!

Magical song. Never get tired of it.

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