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best 70's rock songs

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by bassmonkey144, Nov 13, 2003.


  1. what are some of the best 70's rock songs. 80's too, if u feel like it
     
  2. Best 70's rock song?

    Hands down the best one is Led Zep's "Stairway to Heaven." Still the #1 requested rock song in history!
     
  3. secretdonkey

    secretdonkey

    Oct 9, 2002
    Austin, TX
    "Misc. or Recordings Blues" by The Moderators
     
  4. BaroqueBass

    BaroqueBass

    Jul 8, 2000
    Salem, OR
    "Cherchez la femme" - Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band
     
  5. Woodchuck

    Woodchuck

    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    "Copa Cabana" - NASTY bassline!
    "Misty Mountain Hop", "The Ocean", & "Heartbreaker" - Zep
    "You Ain't Seen Nothin Yet" - BTO
    "Crosseyed Mary" - Tull
    "Walk Away" - James Gang
    "Caught Up in You" - .38 Special
    "Jackie Blue" - Ozark Mountain Daredevils
    "How Do Those Fools Survive" - The Doobs
    Everything by Steely Dan!

    There are MANY more, but I shan't be greedy!
     
  6. canopener

    canopener

    Sep 15, 2003
    Isle of Lucy
    "Dancing in the Moonlight" - Thin Lizzy
     
  7. Blitzkreig Bop-The Ramones
    White man in the Hammersmith Palais-The Clash
     
  8. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
     
  9. odie

    odie Supporting Member

    Right on bro'!!!
     
  10. Some Key Albums, with great songs.

    Big Brother & the Holding Company: Cheap Thrills [1968]

    The Beatles: Let It Be [1970]


    Joni Mitchell: Court and Spark [1974]


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    Treena
     
  11. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    The Who: "Won't Get Fooled Again"
    DEVO: "Satisfaction"
    Supertramp: "Bloody Well Right"
    Yes: "Close To The Edge"
    The Clash: "White Riot"
    Paul McCartney: "Band On The Run"
    John Lennon: "Cold Turkey"
    Led Zeppelin: "Carouselambra"
    Steely Dan: "Aja"
     
  12. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    "Bargian", "The Real Me", man, there are dozens!
     
  13. Marley's Ghost

    Marley's Ghost Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2002
    Tampa, FL
    "Roundabout" by Yes
     
  14. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    :D
     
  15. ALL YES songs from the 70's :D especially noting Ritual and Gates Of Delerium :bassist:
     
  16. Tough to pick only a few, I'll try to pick my top five though..."Blinded by the Light" by the Manfred Mann Band. "Paranoid" by Black Sabbath. Van Halen's version of "You Really Got Me". "Black Diamond" by Kiss. "Slow Ride" by Foghat. These songs subject to change daily!
     
  17. deepbob

    deepbob

    Oct 3, 2001
    left field
    sweet leaf, run to the hills, london calling, fire (chili peppers cover), estimated prophet, rocks off, hot for teacher, man no sober, money, for whom the bell tolls, man in a suitcase, the passenger, sorceress, sufferagette city, killing machine, one step beyond, institutionalized, evil woman, legalize it, cholly, and many, many moor...

    :rolleyes:
     
  18. When i think of the 70's, two things come to mind; my Gibson...

    and...

    .."Hey ho! lets go! HEY HO!! LETS GO!"

    ..Need I say more? :D
     
  19. Jon Burnet

    Jon Burnet

    Jan 21, 2001
    Memphis, TN
    free ride
     
  20. Boston - "More Than A Feeling"