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    5 rock songs which you think are the best of the 1970s:

    i said rock, so no disco!

    it's really late and i have to go to bed so i will post mine tomorrow.
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    Bell Bottom Blues - Eric Clapton
    My Sweet Lord - George Harrison
    Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin
    Honky Tonk Woman - Rolling Stones

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    Stairway to Heaven - Led Zep
    Sweet Home Alabama - Lynyrd Skynrd
    Aqualung - Jethro Tull
    We Will Rock You - Queen
    Schools Out - Alice Cooper
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    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H-4jYLrU5Zk[/YOUTUBE]
    Crazy Horses - The Osmonds
    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUH5EGGn1pE[/YOUTUBE]
    Hold Her Tight - The Osmonds
    Last Days - The Osmonds
    Stay With Me Baby - Bette Midler (movie version from The Rose)
    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwWUOmk7wO0[/YOUTUBE]
    Sweet Home Alabama - Lynnerd Skynnerd
    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMLnDuzgkjo[/YOUTUBE]
    Black Bettie - Ram Jam
    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GtlJ1LkgzM0[/YOUTUBE]
    Piece of the Rock - Mother's Finest
    [YOUTUBE]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJ4EID2hjxY[/YOUTUBE]
    Radar Love - Golden Earring
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    More Than A Feeling- Boston
    Dream On-Aerosmith
    Anything by Lynyrd Skynyrd or the Allman Brothers
    Fame; Space Oddity; Ziggy Stardust- David Bowie
    Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting); Bennie and the Jets- Elton John
    Immigrant Song; Rock & Roll; Black Dog- Led Zeppelin
    Anything by Queen

    lots more that escape me right now but I loved the 70's for its music.
    *oops, just realized it was only supposed to be 5 songs...

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    I love everyones selection, and I think I'll start off with The Sweet's, "Ballroom Blitz".

    YouTube - Sweet - Ballroom Blitz Lyrics

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    By no means the only ones, but as none of these were mentioned yet:


    White Man in Hammersmith Palais- The Clash
    Train In Vain - The Clash
    Rudie Can't Fail -The Clash
    Police and Thieves- The Clash
    Dixie Chicken-Little Feat
    Born To Run- Bruce Springsteen
    What's Going On- Marvin Gaye ( not technically rock and roll, but it rocks )
    All the Young Dudes-Mott the Hoople
    20th Century Boy-T Rex
    Stay With Me-The Faces
    So Lonely- The Police
    No Woman No Cry - Bob Marley ( again, not rock but it rocks)
    Get Up Stand Up- Bob Marley (ibid)

    I cant do this narrowing down to 5 thing
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    I feel I should add something Canadian - so, here's Rush. "Closer To The Heart".
    YouTube - Rush - Closer To The Heart

    Why Bubbles from Trailer Park Boys is in this video, I have no idea,lol.


    The Band (oh yeah!)
    "King Harvest"
    YouTube - The Band - King Harvest 1970 - Long Black Veil 1970
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    Another band I'd like to add: Canned Heat.
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    Anything Southern Rock.

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    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=irp8CNj9qBI[/youtube]

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMz-wi50ACU[/youtube]

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1j-6vRykFs[/youtube]

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yh7hwAo8L68[/youtube]

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cR1pUIG_IaA[/youtube]

    I could go on like this

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    Anything punk.
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    In no particular order, just off the top of my head:


    Baby Love - Mother's Finest

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmbaHaiIldA[/youtube]



    Frankenstein - Edgar Winter Group

    Smoke on the Water - Deep Purple

    Feel Like Making Love - Bad Company

    Magic Man - Heart

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