They made many great songs, it's pretty hard to not like the stones, I mean I like every song they ever made and released. Considering the crap that comes out of the recording studio today, I consider myself lucky to have been a part of this era. And of course, the Who wouldn't be the who without the one of the best vocalists and rhythm sections ever known to rock music. KISS are the most underrated band in history music- wise. I was very disappointed. Their songs and talents is way better that most of the bands now and previous bands. Really? Still going strong, touring and raising hell. Kiss were as innovative as Elvis or Chuck Berry or The Beatles. [29], Van Morrison at the Movies – Soundtrack Hits, "Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs of All Time", "In what key is "Comfortably Numb" by Pink Floyd? R.I.P. Pink Floyd 2-1 Queen. Feels like the first time, Cold as Ice, Hot Blooded, Double Vision, Juke Box Hero, Urgent, Waiting for a Girl like You! Hottter than Hell, their second album that is so heavy for its time, is filled with heavy lead riffs from Ace and great raw playing from all members, the poor production is something unique, as crazy as it sounds it creates a certain rawness to the sound. The video was two minutes shorter than the album version and the video clip had different camera angles from the home video version. Average 2 minute good songs made some difference back there. Waters performed the song with Eddie Vedder singing Gilmour's vocals at 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief. Definitely a top 10 band of all time. Any other band would find another drummer and not miss a beat. The set the standard for hard rocking music and then kept evolving. Let's go, just what I needed, moving in stereo, my best friend's girl, they were a really phenomenal band. Album writing, Pink Floyd hands down. I am not arguing who is best, etc. One other outstanding aspect of this band is that their messages were largely positive, not just pandering to teens who have always clamored for music that reflects an attitude of "Let's party" and "Drugs, ...more. A lot of people like bands like Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and The Rolling Stones, but in my opinion I feel like Queen was the best. The Pulse video release edited out approximately 1:20 minutes of the ending solo, whereas the original pay-per-view video showed the unedited version. When you consider that hall-of-fame talent such as Plant and Page may not have even been the best athletes in the band (listen to a John Bonham solo and tell me otherwise), this was an unprecedented cast of four musicians that came together to produce jaw-dropping music throughout the 1970s. Who hasn't been influenced by Ritchie Blackmore? Their first album is a no brainer, the beginning of the band. With several number 1 singles and albums in various countries, Adams has sold between 75 and 100 million records worldwide. They're songs really get stuck in your head. Pink Floyd performed the song at Knebworth Park on 30 June 1990, published on Knebworth: The Album (cd) and on Live At Knebworth 1990 (DVD). Simply the best. From hard rocking blues (When the Levee Breaks) to a country swing (Bron-Y-Aur Stomp) or a samba (Fool in the Rain) with one of the most amazing drum tracks to a funk sound (The Crunge), they never stopped trying new sounds. I like all the bands on this list, but I honestly think that the stones deserve 2. But of course, I can say that their music is really deep and thoughtful, as well as proving to be the product of a lot of talent and creativity. Guitar playing, David Gilmour by far! Eagles should be the top one of the list. They made a very good songs in 70s.Highway to hell, TNT, it's a long way to the top, if you want blood, let there be rock...In BON SCOTT) era.Classical rock n' roll songs. The Cars were great. Ac/dc was THE hard rock band of the 70's. 99 $50.98 $50.98 (6,129) Look Up Child Lauren Daigle $11.88 $ 11. Everything live today can be traced back to KISS. Very overlooked band these days, but huge back then! Long live KISS! In 2001 and 2002, the verse vocals were performed on different dates by guest singers: Robert Wyatt, Kate Bush, Durga McBroom, and Bob Geldof, who had played Pink in the film version of The Wall. The Dark Side of the Moon Pink Floyd $25.96 $ 25. Greatest group ever! Great unique sound that doesn't age. Queen's music is just more commercial. It's not just the music I'm talking about - the creativity, the reflection of life and the uniqueness are what I'm trying to mention. The Who influenced hundreds of musicians and bought a whole new genre to music being one of the first bands to implement effects and non instrumental tones. The fact for example that Rolling Stone magazine classifies the first album of Pink Floyd (Dark Side...) at #43 is for me a complete aberration. , but Yes has a plethora of works that last the test of time. You can't but just love them, I swear. [3] In 2004, it was ranked number 314 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. Waters sang lead, Van Morrison sang Gilmour's vocal parts backed by Rick Danko and Levon Helm of The Band, with guitar solo by Rick Di Fonzo and Snowy White, and backup by the Rundfunk Orchestra & Choir. I certainly believe that they deserve a higher place on this list, through their innovative songs and spiritual lyrics. Long live Freddie. I could name 20 good songs right now by them. When I think about 70s music, I think Queen, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath and many more. They should easily be top 10. The Police are very underrated in my opinion. Tillman was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970 and the Country Music Hall of Fame in 1984. Could rank in the top 10. The Alan Parsons Project had perfect arrangements and melody. The rhythm, the singing, the amazing and beautiful lyrics, and the pure emotion and atmosphere are what make this one of the greatest, if not the greatest band of the 70s. Steven Tyler is my man! I definitely think a guitarist like Ritchie Blackmore deserves to be mentioned here for more than one occasion. While analyzing what they are doing, it is good to do so from the perspective of how difficult it would be to reproduce these efforts. They have the all time best riff in Smoke On The Water and the 2 most underrated rock songs of all time, Space Truckin' and Highway Star. If not for the plane crash that decimated the band in 1977 who knows how far they would have went. Geldof, who had not memorized the verses, read the lyrics as he sang. Almost ALL live shows these days owe a debt to KISS for blazing the trail and showing the world what a live show should strive to be. I am 15 now when I was younger I hated the eagles could not stand them then one day when I was 12I was listening to after the thrill is gone and I realised that that song was great. All of the original members are talented as hell; just listen to the solo albums. For me, they are No: 1, then the others follow. With the crazy power of John Entwistle's mad bass playing skills, Keith Moons wild drumming skills, Pete Townshends amazing song writing technique, and Roger Daltreys powerhouse voice this was a band that truly influenced generations of musicians. I don't think many bands can do that. KISS made a hell of a lot of lifetime fans; not only for the makeup, live shows and merch, but releasing album after album of rock n roll goodness. 44? That's a shame too because some of their albums are amazing. Nice. So many catchy hooks, sing along anthems, and great rock riffs. In December 1988, a video of the live performance from Delicate Sound of Thunder reached number 11 on MTV's Top 20 Video Countdown. Randy Parton was the 8th of 12 kids born to Robert and Avie Lee (Dolly was their 4th) and the second to die in recent years, following brother Floyd Parton, who died in December of 2018 at age 61. The chorus progression and guitar solos were written by guitarist David Gilmour, while the lyrics and verse progression were written by bassist Roger Waters. Aerosmith is a true hard rock band!. But this band had something that others didn't have - their music just moved you! They played tight but loose. Gilmour's solo was rated the 4th best guitar solo of all-time by Guitar World magazine, in a reader poll. Definitely one of the best bands, deserves more significance on this list. Definitely a top 10 band. Truly magnificent rock'n'roll band. Well, the right ways to get ...more. ‘The Beatles’, ‘Stevie Wonder’, ‘Pink Floyd’, ‘Led Zeppelin’ and ‘Mariah Carey’ are some of the few artists who influenced this woman to turn towards music. Simply the best band of all time! The best live band! Yes, they were only a band! During the performance of 12 May 2011 at the London O2 Arena, David Gilmour appeared as a guest during this song, and both sang the choruses and played guitar from the top of the wall, echoing the original Earls Court performances. When Sabbath crashed after Sabbotage, they left nothing on the table for anyone. KISS, to me, is the most underrated musicians of all time. Very experimental with great lyrics, way ahead of their time and has one of the best guitar players that ever came to the into the rock world, Buck Dharma. If someone put Led Zeppelin below number one, then I would simply say this man has no respect to one of the greatest bands ever in music history. Before the 70's AM played top 40 and FM played classical - mostly. It doesn’t get any more real than Lynyrd Skynyrd of the 70s with Ronnie Van Zant. Really had a big fight, went on for ages. This is a very difficult decision to make. While Queen wrote good singles, Pink Floyd wrote outstanding albums. Once upon a time Yes was mentioned in the same breath as the Who, Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd. Certainly the most underestimated band of all the times... or actually maybe not that much since we human hardly appreciate great things! I'm a high schooler that loves bands like foreigner, boston, don mcclean, poison and much more. It really makes no sense to me. Miserable tightwads of late doing world tour but no album releases or live recordings known of, due to piracy concerns. The talents from this band are far and away better than any band before or since. Lets break it down to prove it. Bohemoan Rhapsody is the most brilliant composition of its time. Heavier than anything else, by sheer attitude. The reason why this is not number one or two is because people don't listen to entire albums anymore. They were one of the original Stadium Bands where nearly 130K showed up in Philly to watch their ethereal, Laser Light laden show. The power, precision, intensity and accuracy of this band from 1970 - 1973 was incomparable. Pink Floyd 1-1 Queen. To truly appreciate this you have to listen close to tracks on albums such as The Yes Album, Fragile, and Close to the Edge, listen closely to hear what each individual musician is contributing and how they are interwoven (the average listener may not have the patience). It was the first time the audience's attention was drawn to the top of the completed wall. "Love will keep us alive" is my favorite song from them. MAYBE! [8], For the chorus, Gilmour and session player Lee Ritenour used a pair of acoustic guitars strung similarly to Nashville tuning, but with the low E string replaced with a high E string, two octaves higher than standard tuning. Her songs not only became chartbusters and party anthems, but also won her three time ‘Grammy’ award winner, which in itself in an incredible accomplishment. We went to one of there shows in 2015 in Oak Ridge, TN. They definitely are one of the greatest bands of all time. Great band. Dio! Rumors was a pinnacle album back in the 70s, and you couldn't turn on any radio channel without hearing a track form that album. Just as you think that Page is gonna disintegrate, emotionally and physically from the ethereal and extremely personal playing, and as Bonzo is playing some super-human beat, like a Great Gorilla pounding on the heart of a star, and Jonesy is grooving with a fat thump and total confidence and control of his fingers that somehow never tire...just as you think that the incredibly heavy, mesmerizing and cosmic groove spell being performed in front of you will collapse, buckle under its own weight and take with it the lives of the band and perhaps everyone else in the room...they find each other in the darkness (or the light) and the pieces crash into place with tremendous accuracy and effectiveness. Notre Dame defensive back Houston Griffith is going to be leaving the school via the transfer portal. Drumming, I'm giving it to Nick Mason. Pink Floyd is just my absolute favorite band, and it's rather hard for me to describe how awesome I think their music is. I'm in pitch darkness and no one knows I'm there yet. The harmony of their melodies is unique... no other band has so many great songs as Blue Oyster Cult have! Energetic mainstream pop with a rock beat brilliant, Awesome. One of my favorite bands of the 70's. If everyone did the same there would be no more recorded music. The chorus progression was written by guitarist David Gilmour, who recorded a wordless demo. Everyone understood that they could not do what they did absent Bonzo. After leaving Pink Floyd, Waters first performed "Comfortably Numb" at the 1990 concert staging of The Wall – Live in Berlin on 21 July 1990. They are one of the best bands of all time... All songs listed below were HUGE hits! and ac dc was one of the most stale and overrated bands. long live the bird! They are the best. The best of the big 70's beasts and the most original. And that is coming from a 13 year old. -- The sad news comes just two days after Dolly celebrated her 75th birthday., Thursday, January 21, 10:24:06am. Queen had a very distinct sound unlike no other, so recognizable. [15] The song contains one of the show's most memorable moments, when, at a specific point of the final guitar solo, Waters steps toward the wall and pounds it with his fists, triggering both an explosion of colours on the previously dark-grey screen projections and a collapsing wall. Before KISS live shows were just lacking. I just love that to me the eagles are NUMBER 1. YES members have always been the most proficient musicians. I really think The Who were among the strongest bands of the 60s to carry on their work into the 70s, perhaps one of the only to still be relevant by the end of the decade. Base, Roger Waters. Its great Band.My favourite. This is true because they are all great but also because they all obey a similar recipe (blues hard rock folk). The Ramones should not be at 75 they deserve to be at number one! "Comfortably Numb" is one of Pink Floyd's most famous songs, renowned for its two guitar solos. [citation needed] The verse and lyrics were written by bassist Roger Waters. All Queen did was write radio friendly songs. But the seventies were the Who's prime. They sold out every concert they ever did back in the 70,s. Then I started really listening to them and found out how talented of a band they were now the Eagles are my favourite band I love how on so many of there songs that Don Henley and Glen Frey will switch off on who sings lead. Hotel California is easily one of the best songs of all time. Progressed on to following young bands such as Oingo Boingo (had a hand flyer from Elfman dressed in a dinosaur suit when they were the Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo) and Big Bad Voodoo Daddy when they were a garage band in Ventura. Pop vocal group, formed in Germany in 1988. To write the two guitar solos, Gilmour pieced together elements from several other solos he had been working on, marking his preferred segments for the final take. For the first time the band also upgraded to a full-fledged tour bus and added backup musicians and singers. Moving in Stereo-All Mixed Up. There were certainly some great bands through the 60's, 70's and 80's but, nobody who has ever seen the Stones could vote for any of the Others as the Stones are one of the very best bands ever! They were four guys who could all write songs, sing, and play instruments very well. "Comfortably Numb" is a song by the English rock band Pink Floyd, released on their eleventh album, The Wall (1979). Skynryd. Great job guys. "Comfortably Numb" is a song by the English rock band Pink Floyd, released on their eleventh album, The Wall (1979). MOST of the bands beating Boston are bands that formed VERY late in the decade and did NOT get popular until the 1980's! All of their songs gave you a different feeling, and I actually could feel myself mouthing the lyrics to the songs, and I never do that. They were individually unmatched musicians within the top 5 at any instrument and there music so inventive that they practically invented Progressive Rock. The Wall is a concept album about Pink, an embittered and alienated rock star. However, I suppose that the purpose of me typing this would be to express my point of view, so I'll try to do it as concisely as possible. A couple notes on the band members, Gene Simmons: a solid bass player who has some groovy riffs and who plays very tight especially considering he is wearing 30lbs of armour, jumping up and ...more. Pink Floyd, complete with Waters, reunited briefly to perform at the Live 8 concert in Hyde Park, London in July 2005. After Waters had left the band, Gilmour also revised the verses to his preferred grungier approach during live performances. This is their best album. Pink Floyd 2-1 Queen. [19] Gilmour's guitar tone in the song was named best guitar sound by Guitarist magazine in November 2010. Pink Floyd is a legendary band with a legacy of music and pyrotechnics that earned them millions of loyal fans. Born on this day, was Floyd Tillman American country musician who, in the 1930s and 1940s, helped create the Western swing and honky tonk genres. Queen and Pink Floyd are right there, They are all in my top three but considering the quality from top to bottom, you have to give the edge to LZ. Go back and listen to some of their songs and you will hear three distinct sounding guitars blended perfectly to make it sound insanely good. David Gilmour and Nick Mason expressed a liking for the group's version,[26] and Roger Waters is said to have congratulated the Scissor Sisters on the version, although a lyric was changed, from "a distant ship's smoke on the horizon" to "a distant ship floats on the horizon". 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