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10 Worst Hard Rock Lyrics Of The 1970s

Biggest Fumbles from Rock's Glory Years.

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Pretty much every type of phenomenal hard rock music can be traced back to the '70s. From the germs of heavy metal to the start of prog rock to even power pop, this decade will forever be known as the years where rock got its muscle. Sometimes the riffs ended up being so good that you didn't even realize the horrible words that you were being told.

For as many great things were happening on a musical front, there are a ton of lyrics from this era of rock and roll that needed to go back to the drawing board. While some of them just slip up for a line or two, some of these songs have enough cheese to fill up multiple plates of nachos. Then again, are lyrics that important when the riffs are good?

Well...not necessarily. For as much as a great line can enhance the meaning of a song, not every person stepping up to the plate has to be Shakespeare in order to get their point across.

However, these are the kinds of lines that are so brainless that they can actively hurt the music that it's trying to accompany. Some of these bands may have had some great tunes, but when it comes to these songs, it's best to just ignore the lyric sheet.

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