Treble's Top 200 Songs of the '70s

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Treble's Top 200 Songs of the '70s

Postby cuneyt81 » Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:49 pm

Treble just started a list this week of its Top 200 songs of the 1970s. The first 100 are up right now:

http://www.treblezine.com/features/331.html

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150-101

Postby JR » Wed Aug 15, 2012 3:37 pm

Thanks for the heads-up. :)

Most pleasantly surprised by the No. 112 entry. :mrgreen:

150. Pink Floyd, "Money"
149. Led Zeppelin, "Rock and Roll"
148. Dolly Parton, "Jolene"
147. Delta 5, "Mind Your Own Business"
146. Marvin Gaye, "Got to Give It Up"
145. Throbbing Gristle, "Hot on the Heels of Love"
144. The Clash, "Janie Jones"
143. The Runaways, "Cherry Bomb"
142. Badfinger, "Day After Day"
141. The Cure, "Boys Don't Cry"
140. Can, "Spoon"
139. Marianne Faithfull, "Broken English"
138. Plastic Bertrand, "Ça Plane Pour Moi"
137. Judas Priest, "The Ripper"
136. Prince, "I Wanna Be Your Lover"
135. Neil Young, "On the Beach"
134. Dire Straits, "Sultans of Swing"
133. Jimmy Cliff, "The Harder They Come"
132. Pink Floyd, "One of These Days"
131. Roxy Music, "Virginia Plain"
130. The Cars, "Just What I Needed"
129. Ramones, "I Wanna Be Sedated"
128. Donna Summer, "Love to Love You Baby"
127. Pink Floyd, "Another Brick in the Wall, p. 2"
126. Public Image Limited, "Public Image"
125. The Specials, "A Message to You, Rudy"
124. The Pretenders, "Brass In Pocket"
123. Chic, "Le Freak"
122.The Undertones, "Teenage Kicks"
121. Bob Dylan, "Hurricane"
120. James Brown, "The Boss"
119. Bobby Womack, "Across 110th Street"
118. Marvin Gaye, "Inner City Blues (Makes Me Wanna Holler)"
117. Magazine, "Shot by Both Sides"
116. David Bowie, "Ziggy Stardust"
115. Gram Parsons, "Return of the Grievous Angel"
114. Suicide, "Frankie Teardrop"
113. Sugarhill Gang, "Rapper's Delight"
112. The Bee Gees, "How Deep Is Your Love?"
111. Devo, "Gut Feeling/Slap Your Mammy"
110. Herbie Hancock, "Chameleon"
109. Grateful Dead, "Uncle John's Band"
108. The Police, "Roxanne"
107. Steely Dan, "Show Biz Kids"
106. Serge Gainsbourg, "Cargo Culte"
105. David Bowie, "Rebel Rebel"
104. Bob Marley and the Wailers, "No Woman No Cry"
103. The Who, "Won't Get Fooled Again"
102. Kraftwerk, "Autobahn"
101. George Harrison, "What Is Life"

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Re: Treble's Top 200 Songs of the '70s

Postby Zorg » Fri Aug 17, 2012 12:55 am

Fanfanfanfanfantastic list so far.

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Re: Treble's Top 200 Songs of the '70s

Postby Romain » Fri Aug 17, 2012 6:56 am

Zorg wrote:Fanfanfanfanfantastic list so far.


I agree. Absolutely perfect for the moment. And I just discovered Delta 5 - Mind Your Own Business...very good song.

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100-51...

Postby JR » Fri Aug 17, 2012 8:07 pm

100. Bob Dylan, "Shelter from the Storm"
99. Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson, "The Bottle"
98. Tubeway Army, "Are `Friends' Electric"
97. Led Zeppelin, "Kashmir"
96. Siouxsie and the Banshees, "Hong Kong Garden"
95. Can, "Oh Yeah"
94. Allman Brothers, "Midnight Rider"
93. The B-52s, "Rock Lobster"
92. Curtis Mayfield, "Superfly"
91. Elvis Costello and the Attractions, "No Action"
90. T. Rex, "Bang A Gong (Get It On)"
89. Isaac Hayes, "Theme from Shaft"
88. Peter Gabriel, "Solsbury Hill"
87. Suicide, "Cheree"
86. America, "A Horse With No Name"
85. Grateful Dead, "Friend of the Devil"
84. Wire, "I Am the Fly"
83. Talking Heads, "Life During Wartime"
82. Joy Division, "Shadowplay"
81. Elvis Costello, "Alison"
80. Marvin Gaye, "Let's Get It On"
79. Rolling Stones, "Can't You Hear Me Knocking"
78. Kate Bush, "Wuthering Heights"
77. The Clash, "(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais"
76. Lou Reed, "Walk on the Wild Side"
75. Roxy Music,"Love Is the Drug"
74. Gil Scott-Heron, "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"
73. Rod Stewart, "Maggie May"
72. The Beatles, "Let It Be"
71. Bauhaus, "Bela Lugosi's Dead"
70. The Beach Boys, "Surf's Up"
69. Sex Pistols, "Anarchy in the UK"
68. Lou Reed, "Satellite of Love"
67. Fleetwood Mac, "Dreams"
66. David Bowie, "Sound and Vision"
65. Iggy Pop, "Lust For Life"
64. The Clash, "Train In Vain (Stand by Me)"
63. Sly and the Family Stone, "Family Affair"
62. Bill Withers, "Ain't No Sunshine"
61. Cheap Trick, "Surrender"
60. Gang Of Four, "Natural's Not In It"
59. Joy Division, "Disorder"
58. Al Green, "Let's Stay Together"
57. Neil Young, "Heart of Gold"
56. The Damned, "New Rose"
55. T. Rex, "20th Century Boy"
54. Fela Kuti, "Zombie"
53. Neu! "Hallogallo"
52. Big Star, "Thirteen"
51. Fleetwood Mac, "The Chain"

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50-1...

Postby JR » Fri Aug 17, 2012 8:17 pm

50. Shuggie Otis, "Strawberry Letter 23"
49. The Pop Group, "She is Beyond Good and Evil"
48. Joy Division, "She's Lost Control"
47. XTC, "Making Plans for Nigel"
46. Nick Drake, "Pink Moon"
45. Bee Gees, "Stayin' Alive"
44. Big Star, "September Gurls"
43. Brian Eno, "Needles In the Camel's Eye"
42. John Lennon, "Imagine"
41. Curtis Mayfield, "Pusherman"
40. Buzzcocks, "What Do I Get?"
39. Marvin Gaye, "What's Going On"
38. Wire, "Map Ref. 41º N 93º W"
37. Modern Lovers, "Roadrunner"
36.Richard Hell and the Voidoids, "Blank Generation"
35. Al Green, "Love and Happiness"
34. Queen, "Bohemian Rhapsody"
33. Elvis Costello and the Attractions, "Pump It Up"
32. Pink Floyd, "Wish You Were Here"
31. Miles Davis, "Pharaoh's Dance"
30. Led Zeppelin, "When the Levee Breaks"
29. Blue Öyster Cult, "Don't Fear the Reaper"
28. Michael Jackson, "Don't Stop Till You Get Enough"
27. Fleetwood Mac, "Go Your Own Way"
26. Creedence Clearwater Revival, "Lookin' Out My Back Door"
25. Bruce Springsteen, "Born to Run"
24. Buzzcocks, "Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've)"
23. Curtis Mayfield, "Move On Up"
22. Rolling Stones, "Wild Horses"
21. The Police, "Message in a Bottle"
20. Can, "Vitamin C"
19. Black Sabbath, "Paranoid"
18. Gang of Four, "Damaged Goods"
17. Ramones, "Blitzkrieg Bop"
16. Patti Smith, "Gloria"
15. Funkadelic, "Maggot Brain"
14. Donna Summer, "I Feel Love"
13. The Who, "Baba O'Riley"
12. Iggy Pop, "The Passenger"
11. Bob Dylan, "Tangled Up in Blue"
10. Blondie, "Heart of Glass"
9. Iggy and the Stooges, "Search and Destroy"
8. The Clash, "London Calling"
7. David Bowie, "Heroes"
6. Television, "Marquee Moon"
5. Stevie Wonder, "Superstition"
4. Joy Division, "Transmission"
3. Talking Heads, "Psycho Killer"
2. Velvet Underground, "Sweet Jane"
1. David Bowie, "Life on Mars?"

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Re: Treble's Top 200 Songs of the '70s

Postby Moonbeam » Sun Aug 19, 2012 11:07 am

Pretty excellent list. So happy to see "Editions of You" make an appearance!

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Re: Treble's Top 200 Songs of the '70s

Postby Romain » Mon Aug 20, 2012 12:39 pm

For sure one of the best song list ever.
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Re: 50-1...

Postby Jackson » Wed Aug 22, 2012 12:36 pm

JR wrote:49. The Pop Group, "She is Beyond Good and Evil"
44. Big Star, "September Gurls"
43. Brian Eno, "Needles In the Camel's Eye"
38. Wire, "Map Ref. 41º N 93º W"
37. Modern Lovers, "Roadrunner"
36.Richard Hell and the Voidoids, "Blank Generation"
30. Led Zeppelin, "When the Levee Breaks"
29. Blue Öyster Cult, "Don't Fear the Reaper"
20. Can, "Vitamin C"
19. Black Sabbath, "Paranoid"


Fantastic list, glad to see these and others get a boost (I agree on "Editions of You" too, Moonbeam). That top 5 is both really unique for a 70s list yet doesn't stray too far from what you might expect.

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Re: 50-1...

Postby Henrik » Fri Jul 12, 2013 7:51 pm

Jackson wrote:(I agree on "Editions of You" too, Moonbeam)

That song is not on the list. What are you guys talking about?
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Re: Treble's Top 200 Songs of the '70s

Postby Poliuks » Fri Jul 12, 2013 8:07 pm

It's number 177; only first 150 of total 200 songs were posted here. If you want me to do it, I may complete the list.

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Re: Treble's Top 200 Songs of the '70s

Postby Henrik » Fri Jul 12, 2013 11:36 pm

Poliuks wrote:It's number 177; only first 150 of total 200 songs were posted here. If you want me to do it, I may complete the list.

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Re: Treble's Top 200 Songs of the '70s

Postby Poliuks » Sat Jul 13, 2013 8:49 am

http://www.treblezine.com/trebles-top-200-songs-of-the-70s-200-151/

200. Neil Young, “My My Hey Hey (Out of the Blue)”
199. ABBA, “Dancing Queen”
198. Stevie Wonder, “Higher Ground”
197. Pere Ubu, “Final Solution”
196. Derek and the Dominos, “Layla”
195. Michael Jackson, “Rock With You”
194. Rolling Stones, “Beast of Burden”
193. Joe Jackson, “Is She Really Going Out With Him?”
192. Freda Payne, “Band of Gold”
191. Carole King, “It’s Too Late”
190. Gene Clark, “No Other”
189. Brian Eno, “Everything Merges With the Night”
188. Wire, “The 15th”
187. The Slits, “Typical Girls”
186. Black Sabbath, “Supernaut”
185. Kermit the Frog, “Rainbow Connection”
184. Throbbing Gristle, “Hamburger Lady”
183. The Kinks, “Strangers”
182. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, “Helpless”
181. X-Ray Spex, “Oh Bondage Up Yours!”
180. Alice Coltrane, “Journey in Satchidananda”
179. T. Rex, “Jeepster”
178. Lynyrd Skynyrd, “Free Bird”
177. Roxy Music, “Editions of You”
176. Al Green, “Call Me”
175. Creedence Clearwater Revival, “Have You Ever Seen the Rain”
174. The Ramones, “Sheena Is a Punk Rocker”
173. Mott the Hoople, “All the Young Dudes”
172. Joni Mitchell, “Blue”
171. Leonard Cohen, “Last Year’s Man”
170. Jorge Ben, “Ponta de Lança Africano (Umbabarauma)”
169. Sex Pistols, “God Save the Queen”
168. John Lennon, “Instant Karma”
167. Patti Smith, “Because the Night”
166. Lou Reed, “Perfect Day”
165. Black Sabbath, “Iron Man”
164. ABBA, “Fernando”
163. Fela Kuti, “Expensive Shit”
162. Kraftwerk, “The Model”
161. Gary Numan, “Cars”
160. Gerry Rafferty, “Baker Street”
159. James Brown, “(Get Up I Feel Like Being a) Sex Machine”
158. Wire, “Ex-Lion Tamer”
157. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, “American Girl”
156. The Saints, “Know Your Product”
155. Cat Stevens, “The Wind”
154. Althea and Donna, “Uptown Top Ranking”
153. Bruce Springsteen, “Thunder Road”
152. Neil Young, “Don’t Let It Bring You Down”
151. Kraftwerk, “Trans Europe Express”

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Re: Treble's Top 200 Songs of the '70s

Postby Henrik » Sat Jul 13, 2013 12:35 pm

Thanks Poliuks!
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Re: Treble's Top 200 Songs of the '70s

Postby JR » Sat Jul 13, 2013 8:50 pm

I don't know why I didn't post 200-151.

"Rainbow Connection" made the list. :mrgreen:

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Re: Treble's Top 200 Songs of the '70s

Postby Sweepstakes Ron » Sun Jul 14, 2013 1:40 am

JR wrote:Rainbow Connection" made the list. :mrgreen:

That's awesome! Does anyone know if it's shown up on any other critic's lists?
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