The Best Songs of the 1970s Will Make You Cry or Headbang, Sometimes Both

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Picking just five of the best songs of the 70s is a nearly impossible task. That said, I managed. These five songs represent the various genres and artists that made the 1970s so great musically. These songs illustrate the issues of a generation, and that the musical upheaval really shows what the post-flower-power-summer-of-love world had become. The 1970s weren’t so long ago, yet it seems we’ve forgotten the beauty of the music of that decade. This list is a reminder that to move forward, we should learn from the past.
The Best Songs of the 1970s Will Make You Cry or Headbang, Sometimes Both
Image Credit: Wikipedia
Picking just five of the best songs of the 70s is a nearly impossible task. That said, I managed. These five songs represent the various genres and artists that made the 1970s so great musically. These songs illustrate the issues of a generation, and that the musical upheaval really shows what the post-flower-power-summer-of-love world had become. The 1970s weren’t so long ago, yet it seems we’ve forgotten the beauty of the music of that decade. This list is a reminder that to move forward, we should learn from the past.
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Conclusion

The 1970s were filled with epic songs that could have made this list. These five, however, have continued to be meaningful and important to the generations that followed, and that is what affords them the status as the best five of the 1970s. It may not be fair to judge with hindsight, but that’s all we’ve got now. The messages of these songs are still relevant to life in today, especially now, when we’re facing economic, environmental, and social catastrophe. “Wish You Were Here,” “Wild Horses,” “Let It Be,” “Stairway to Heaven,” and “Big Yellow Taxi” are five pillars of the 1970s and together make the perfect mix of sadness, hope, and flawless musical ability.


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