Was the 70s the best decade for rock?

The ’70s, those dark years of polyester and disco, were also the greatest decade for rock and roll.

What years was rock most popular?

Originating in the United States in the 1950s, it spread to other English-speaking countries and across Europe in the ’60s, and by the ’90s its impact was obvious globally (if in many different local guises).

Which decade had the best rock?

Among rock fans, two decades tie for the best music: the 1970s (26%) and the 1980s (26%). Among those who consider themselves pop fans (38% say they’re a fan of the genre), the 1980s (26%) stand out as the best decade for music.

What were the top 10 Rock Songs of 1971?

for Top 100 lists. 1. Layla – Derek and the Dominos 2. Bridge Over Troubled Water – Simon and Garfunkel 3. Let It Be – The Beatles 4. Your Song – Elton John 5. Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine – James Brown 6. Lola – The Kinks 7. Who’ll Stop the Rain – Creedence Clearwater Revival 8. Fire and Rain – James Taylor 9. Paranoid – Black Sabbath

What are the top 20 songs of 1970?

“You Light Up My Life” – Debby Boone Hot 100 Peak Position: 1,Peak Date: October 15,1977

  • “Tonight’s The Night (Gonna Be Alright)” – Rod Stewart Hot 100 Peak Position: 1,Peak Date: November 13,1976
  • “Le Freak” – Chic Hot 100 Peak Position: 1,Peak Date: December 9,1978
  • Why 1971 was the ultimate year for rock music?

    Things happened quickly in 1971. In January David Bowie went to the United States for the first time. That visit changed his life and gave him an entirely new direction. In Detroit he heard the buzz-saw guitar sound of the Stooges. While staying in Hollywood he had the idea of an album telling the story of a washed up rock star.

    What were the most popular songs of the 1970s?

    “Hotel California” by The Eagles. When you think of the music that defined the 1970s,you might think of The Eagles first.

  • “Dancing Queen” by ABBA. When many of us think of the 1970s,we think of disco.
  • “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor.
  • “Imagine” by John Lennon.
  • “Stayin’ Alive” by Bee Gees.