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CREEM 1975 Reader's Poll
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TOP TWENTY GROUPS

1. Rolling Stones
2. Led Zeppelin
3. The Who
4. Aerosmith
5. KISS
6. Bad Company
7. Roxy Music
8. Queen
9. Elton John
10. Pink Floyd
11. Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band
12. Black Sabbath
13. Rod Stewart & the Faces
14. David Bowie
15. Eagles
16. Sparks
17. Jefferson Starship
18. The Tubes
19. Alice Cooper
20. Yes

TOP TWENTY ALBUMS

1. Physical Graffiti (Led Zeppelin)
2. Born to Run (Bruce Springsteen)
3. Toys in the Attic (Aerosmith)
4. Young Americans (David Bowie)
5. Alive (KISS)
6. Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy (Elton John)
7. By Numbers (The Who)
8. Rock of the Westies (Elton John)
9. Wish You Were Hear (Pink Floyd)
10. Sabotage (Black Sabbath)
11. Atlantic Crossing (Rod Stewart)
12. Red Octopus (Jefferson Starship)
13. Welcome to My Nightmare (Alice Cooper)
14. Blow By Blow (Jeff Beck)
15. Venus and Mars (Paul McCartney and Wings)
16. Made in the Shade (Rolling Stones)
17. Frampton (Peter Frampton)
18. Ian Hunter
19. The Tubes
20. Dressed To Kill (KISS)

TOP TEN SINGLES

1. Fame (David Bowie)
2. Born to Run (Bruce Springsteen)
3. Miracles (Jefferson Starship)
4. Ballroom Blitz (Sweet)
5. One of These Nights (Eagles)
6. Sweet Emotion (Aerosmith)
7. Young Americans (David Bowie)
8. I'm Not In Love (10cc)
9. Tush (ZZ Top)
10. Rock'n'Roll All Night (KISS)

TOP TEN R&B SINGLES

1. Fame (David Bowie)
2. Get Down Tonight (KC & the Sunshine Band)
3. Shame, Shame, Shame (Shirley & Company)
4. Lady Marmalade (Labelle)
5. Games People Play (Spinners)
6. Shinin' Star (Earth, Wind & Fire)
7. Cut the Cake (Average White Band)
8. The Hustle (Van McCoy)
9. That's the Way (KC & the Sunshine Band)
10. Jive Talkin' (Bee Gees)

BEST GUITARIST

1. Jimmy Page
2. Eric Clapton
3. Keith Richard
4. Jeff Beck
5. Mick Ronson
6. Phil Manzanera
7. Pete Townshend
8. Ron Wood
9. Ritchie Blackmore
10. Todd Rundgren

BEST DRUMMER

1. Keith Moon
2. Charlie Watts
3. Nigel Olsson
4. Carl Palmer
5. Peter Criss
6. John Bonham
7. Bill Bruford
8. Simon Kirke
9. Aynsley Dunbar
10. Ringo Starr

BEST PRODUCER

1. Todd Rundgren
2. Gus Dudgeon
3. Jimmy Page
4. John Cale
5. George Martin
6. Tony Visconti
7. Glyn Johns
8. Bob Ezrin
9. Glimmer Twins
10. Phil Spector

BEST MALE SINGER

1. David Bowie
2. Mick Jagger
3. Elton John
4. Paul Rodgers
5. Robert Plant
6. Steven Tyler
7. Bruce Springsteen
8. Roger Daltrey
9. Rod Stewart
10. Bob Dylan

BEST ROCK MOVIE

1. Tommy
2. Stardust
3. Lisztomania
4. Monty Python and the Holy Grail
5. Ladies and Gentlemen, the Rolling Stones
6. Yessongs
7. Nashville
8. Jaws
9. Shampoo
10. Slade in Flame

FAD OF THE YEAR

1. Disco
2. Bruce Springsteen
3. Trying to kill the President
4. Jaws
5. The Tubes
6. Drinking
7. Sex
8. Reggae
9. Earth Shoes
10. Short Hair

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CREEM 1979 Reader's Poll
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TOP TWENTY-FIVE GROUPS

1. Led Zeppelin
2. Cheap Trick
3. Rolling Stones
4. Who
5. Clash
6. Cars
7. Ramones
8. Van Halen
9. Aerosmith
10. Kiss
11. Blondie
12. Kinks
13. Elvis Costello
14. Bruce Springsteen
15. Ted Nugent
16. Rockpile
17. Heart
18. Rush
19. Graham Parker & the Rumour
20. AC/DC
21. Fleetwood Mac
22. Judas Priest
23. B-52s
24. Queen
25. Styx

TOP TWENTY-FIVE ALBUMS

1. In Through The Out Door (Led Zeppelin)
2. Candy-O (The Cars)
3. Dream Police (Cheap Trick)
4. Live At Budokan (Cheap Trick)
5. Rust Never Sleeps (Neil Young & Crazy Horse)
6. Squeezing Out Sparks (Graham Parker & the Rumour)
7. The Kids Are Alright (The Who)
8. Van Halen II (Van Halen)
9. Low Budget (The Kinks)
10. Get The Knack (The Knack)
11. The Clash
12. Dynasty (Kiss)
13. Fear Of Music (Talking Heads)
14. Armed Forces (Elvis Costello)
15. Labour Of Lust (Nick Lowe)
16. Highway To Hell (AC/DC)
17. B-52's
18. Breakfast In America (Supertramp)
19. Night In The Ruts (Aerosmith)
20. Look Sharp! (Joe Jackson)
21. Eat To The Beat (Blondie)
22. The Long Run (The Eagles)
23. Tusk (Fleetwood Mac)
24. Damn The Torpedoes (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers)
25. You're Never Alone With A Schizophrenic (Ian Hunter)

TOP FIFTEEN SINGLES

1. My Sharona (The Knack)
2. Let's Go (The Cars)
3. Cruel To Be Kind (Nick Lowe)
4. I Want You To Want Me (Cheap Trick)
5. I Don't Like Mondays (Boomtown Rats)
6. Dream Police (Cheap Trick)
7. Pop Muzik (M)
8. I Was Made For Lovin' You (Kiss)
9. Long Live Rock (The Who)
10. Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy (Bad Co.)
11. My My Hey Hey (Neil Young)
12. I Fought The Law (The Clash)
13. Roxanne (The Police)
14. Superman (The Kinks)
15. Rock Lobster (The B-52's)

TOP TEN R&B SINGLES

1. Bad Girls (Donna Summer)
2. You Gotta Serve Somebody (Bob Dylan)
3. Sail On (Commodores)
4. Hot Stuff (Donna Summer)
5. Boom, Boom (Pat Travers)
6. After The Love Is Gone (Earth, Wind & Fire)
7. Still (Commodores)
8. Pop Muzik (M)
9. Move It On Over (George Thorogood & the Destroyers)
10. I Will Survive (Gloria Gaynor)

BEST GUITARIST

1. Jimmy Page
2. Rick Nielsen
3. Mick Jones (Clash)
4. Edward Van Halen
5. Pete Townshend
6. Ted Nugent
7. Ace Frehley
8. Keith Richards
9. Johnny Ramone
10. Joe Perry

BEST DRUMMER

1. John Bonham
2. Bun E. Carlos
3. Neil Peart
4. Peter Criss
5. Charlie Watts
6. Clem Burke
7. Keith Moon
8. Nicky Headon
9. David Robinson
10. Carl Palmer

BEST PRODUCER

1. Jimmy Page
2. Nick Lowe
3. Roy Thomas Baker
4. Brian Eno
5. Todd Rundgren
6. Mike Chapman
7. Tom Werman
8. Glimmer Twins
9. Eddie Kramer
10. Phil Spector

BEST MALE SINGER

1. Robert Plant
2. Robin Zander
3. Roger Daltrey
4. Mick Jagger
5. David Lee Roth
6. Steven Tyler
7. Elvis Costello
8. Bruce Springsteen
9. Graham Parker
10. Bob Seger

BEST ROCK MOVIE

1. The Kids Are Alright
2. Rock 'n' Roll High School
3. Life Of Brian
4. Quadrophenia
5. Rust Never Sleeps
6. Apocalypse Now
7. Alien
8. Hair
9. The Rocky Horror Picture Show
10. The Rose

FAD OF THE YEAR

1. Roller Disco
2. Disco
3. Drugs
4. Punk/New Wave Rock
5. Anti-disco
6. The Knack
7. Sex
8. No Nukes
9. Mods
10. Designer jeans

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BEST OF THE 70's

BEST ALBUM OF THE 70's

1. Led Zeppelin IV
2. Born To Run (Bruce Springsteen)
3. Alive (Kiss)
4. Some Girls (Rolling Stones)
5. Never Mind the Bollocks (Sex Pistols)
6. Who's Next
7. Dark Side of the Moon (Pink Floyd)
8. The Clash
9. Exile on Main Street (Stones)
10. Live At Budokan (Cheap Trick)
11. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (Elton John)
12. Raw Power (Iggy Pop)
13. Quadrophenia (Who)
14. Song Remains the Same (Led Zeppelin)
15. Rumours (Fleetwood Mac)

BEST SONG OF THE 70's

1. Stairway To Heaven (Led Zeppelin)
2. Rock 'n' Roll All Night (Kiss)
3. Free Bird (Lynyrd Skynyrd)
4. Born To Run (Bruce Springsteen)
5. Won't Get Fooled Again (Who)
6. God Save The Queen (Sex Pistols)
7. Anarchy In The U.K. (Sex Pistols)
8. Surrender (Cheap Trick)
9. Jocko Homo (Devo)
10. Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding (Elton John)
11. School's Out (Alice Cooper)
12. I Want You To Want Me (Cheap Trick)
13. Kashmir (Led Zeppelin)
14. It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (Rolling Stones)
15. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (Elton John)

BEST GROUP OF THE 70's

1. Led Zeppelin
2. Rolling Stones
3. Kiss
4. Who
5. Sex Pistols
6. Cheap Trick
7. Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band
8. David Bowie
9. Elvis Costello & the Attractions
10. Clash
11. Fleetwood Mac
12. Ramones
13. Elton John
14. Aerosmith
15. Lynyrd Skynyrd

BEST THING OF THE 70's

1. Punk/New Wave music
2. Rock 'n' roll
3. Drugs
4. Sex
5. Heavy Metal
6. CREEM
7. Sex, drugs & rock 'n' roll
8. Nixon's resignation
9. Girls
10. End of the Vietnam war
11. Parties
12. Streaking
13. Living
14. Death of punk rock
15. Picture sleeves & discs


- from Creem magazine.

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