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Poll: Iconic Scores of the '70s

Often referred to as the greatest cinematic decade, it won't come as a surprise that the '70s was also a fantastic provider of iconic scores*, many original and a few adaptations of previously existing material.

Which of these scores from the '70s would you say is the most iconic?

After voting, you may discuss the list here

* Oscar nominee Oscar winner (AFI) AFI's Top 25 Scores

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    Star Wars (1977)

    JOHN WILLIAMS (AFI)
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    The Godfather (1972)

    Nino Rota (AFI)
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    Chinatown (1974)

    Jerry Goldsmith (AFI)
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    Jaws (1975)

    JOHN WILLIAMS (AFI)
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    The Exorcist (1973)

    Jack Nitzche & Mike Oldfield ("Tubular Bells")
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    Superman (1978)

    John Williams
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    Love Story (1970)

    FRANCIS LAI
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    Halloween (1978)

    John Carpenter
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    Midnight Express (1978)

    GIORGIO MORODER
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    The Sting (1973)

    MARVIN HAMLISCH (adapt.)
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    Patton (1970)

    Jerry Goldsmith
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    Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979)

    Jerry Goldsmith
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    Taxi Driver (1976)

    Bernard Herrmann
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    Shaft (1971)

    Isaac Hayes
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    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975)

    Jack Nitzche
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    Barry Lyndon (1975)

    Leonard Rosenman (adapt.)
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    The Omen (1976)

    JERRY GOLDSMITH
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    Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

    John Williams
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    The Message (1976)

    Maurice Jarre
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    Days of Heaven (1978)

    Ennio Morricone
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    Tommy (1975)

    Pete Townshed
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    Alien (1979)

    Jerry Goldsmith
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    Summer of '42 (1971)

    MICHEL LEGRAND
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    Duck, You Sucker (1971)

    Ennio Morricone
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    Death Wish (1974)

    Herbie Hancock
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    Frenzy (1972)

    Ron Goodwin

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