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What were some popular 1970s bands?

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Popular bands of the 1970s include Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Pink Floyd and Lynyrd Skynyrd. Other popular bands include Queen, The Who, Rolling Stones and ABBA. Led Zeppelin is considered one of the top bands of the 70s, and "Stairway to Heaven" is one of the bands most memorable songs.

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Led Zeppelin is one of the best-selling bands of all time and has sold between 200 and 300 million albums worldwide. Six of the bands nine albums peaked at the number one spot on the Billboard Top 10, and the other three placed on the Top 10 list. In 1995, Led Zeppelin was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Black Sabbath has sold more than 70 million records worldwide, and many consider the band to be the pioneer of heavy metal. This band has earned two Grammy Awards for Best Metal Performance. In 2006, Black Sabbath was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. This band is best known for incorporating occult themes in its music and for the singer Ozzy Osbourne.

Pink Floyd has sold more than 250 million albums worldwide, with more than 75 million certified in the United States. This band is known for successful albums "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn," "The Dark Side of the Moon," and "Wish You Were Here." In 1996, Pink Floyd was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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