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Best Albums of the 1970s

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Can't Buy a Thrill - Steely Dan



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Quadrophenia - The Who



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Unknown Pleasures - Joy Division



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Ringo - Ringo Starr



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Ooh La La - FACES



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Sundown - Gordon Lightfoot



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Ram - Paul McCartney,Paul & Linda McCartney



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Obscured by Clouds - Pink Floyd



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JT - James Taylor



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Nilsson Sings Newman - Harry Nilsson



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#1 Record - Big Star



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Queen

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Fragile - Yes



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Hejira - Joni Mitchell



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Turnstiles - Billy Joel



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David Bowie

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Band on the Run - Wings, Paul McCartney



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Call Me - Al Green_II



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A Trick of the Tail - Genesis_III



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Fear of Music - Talking Heads



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Harry Chapin

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Mad Dogs & Englishmen - Joe Cocker



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My Aim Is True - Elvis Costello



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Mothership Connection - Parliament



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Sail Away - Randy Newman



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Ommadawn - Mike Oldfield



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Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J. - Bruce Springsteen



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Abraxas - Santana



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Prince - Prince



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Emerson Lake & Palmer - Emerson Lake & Palmer



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Infinity - Journey



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Lust for Life - Iggy Pop



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Parallel Lines - Blondie_III



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La Question - Francoise Hardy



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Aja - Steely Dan



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The Harder They Come - Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff, The Slickers, Various Artists



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Gorilla - James Taylor



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American Pie - Don McLean



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Van Halen - Van Halen



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Between the Lines - Janis Ian



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Jackson Browne - Jackson Browne



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Electric Light Orchestra

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Loaded - The Velvet Underground



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James Taylor

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Idlewild South - The Allman Brothers Band



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Apocalypse Now (Soundtrack) - Carmine Coppola, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, Flash Cadillac



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Tres Hombres - ZZ Top



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Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac



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This list was created by and in the opinion of Stephen H Koontz

As great as the 60s were this is definitely my favorite decade for music. I selected over 300 possible contenders for the list and then found it impossible to only include 100, so a top 200 it is. Plus, below you will see 50 honorable mentions...

Enjoy!


Honorable Mentions


The Joker - The Steve Miller Band
Surf's Up - The Beach Boys
Sheer Heart Attack - Queen
Let's Get it On - Marvin Gaye
Don't Shoot My, I'm Only the Piano Man - Elton John
Low - David Bowie
For Everyman - Jackson Browne
All the Young Dudes - Mott the Hoople
Rastaman Vibration - Bob Marley and the Wailers
Let's Stay Together - Al Green
Cold Spring Harbor - Billy Joel
3rd - Big Star
Ladies of the Canyon - Joni Mitchell
Mardi Gras - Creedence Clearwater Revival
The Point - Harry Nilsson
McCartney - Paul McCartney
Station to Station - David Bowie
Tusk - Fleetwood Mac
Queen - Queen
Zuma - Neil Young & Crazy Horse
The Who By the Numbers - The Who
Straight Shooter - Bad Company
Equinox - Styx
Madman Across the Water
The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway - Genesis
Court and Spark - Joni Mitchell
461 Ocean Blvd - Eric Clapton
2 Years On - The Bee Gees
Relayer - Yes
Beriln - Lou Reed
Honky Chateau - Elton John
Machine Head - Deep Purple
Thick as a Brick - Jethro Tull
Talking Book - Stevie Wonder
Foxtrot - Genesis
Roxy Music - Roxy Music
Rock of Ages - The Band
Bryter Layter - Nick Drake
Chicago III - Chicago
The Silver-Tongued Devil and I - Kris Kristopherson
Music of My Mind - Steve Wonder
Songs for Beginners - Graham Nash
Sunflower - The Beach Boys
Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath
Tarkus - Emerson Lake and Palmer
Curtis - Curtis Mayfield
Aqualung - Jethro Tull
12 Songs - Randy Newman
Fire and Water - Free
Tumbleweed Connection - Elton John
Starsailor - Tim Buckley

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