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Best Albums of the 1970s

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Elton John

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People who added this item 41 Average listal rating (29 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Can't Buy a Thrill - Steely Dan



Steely Dan

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People who added this item 110 Average listal rating (81 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 0
Quadrophenia - The Who



The Who

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People who added this item 326 Average listal rating (253 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 0
Unknown Pleasures - Joy Division



Joy Division

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People who added this item 18 Average listal rating (10 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 0
Ringo - Ringo Starr



Ringo Starr

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Ooh La La - FACES



Faces

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Sundown - Gordon Lightfoot



Sundown

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People who added this item 33 Average listal rating (23 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Ram - Paul McCartney,Paul & Linda McCartney



Ram

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Obscured by Clouds - Pink Floyd



Pink Floyd

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JT - James Taylor



James Taylor

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Nilsson Sings Newman - Harry Nilsson



Harry Nilsson

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People who added this item 23 Average listal rating (16 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0
#1 Record - Big Star



Big Star

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Queen

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People who added this item 151 Average listal rating (113 ratings) 8.4 IMDB Rating 0
Fragile - Yes



Yes

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People who added this item 38 Average listal rating (26 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 0
Hejira - Joni Mitchell



Joni Mitchell

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People who added this item 13 Average listal rating (11 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 0
Turnstiles - Billy Joel



Billy Joel

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People who added this item 132 Average listal rating (88 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 0



David Bowie

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People who added this item 81 Average listal rating (55 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Band on the Run - Wings



Paul McCartney and Wings

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Call Me - Al Green_II



Al Green

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People who added this item 67 Average listal rating (50 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 0
A Trick of the Tail - Genesis_III



Genesis

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Fear of Music - Talking Heads



Talking Heads

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Harry Chapin

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Mad Dogs & Englishmen - Joe Cocker



Joe Cocker

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People who added this item 67 Average listal rating (39 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
My Aim Is True - Elvis Costello



Elvis Costello

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Mothership Connection - Parliament



Parliament

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Sail Away - Randy Newman



Randy Newman

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People who added this item 18 Average listal rating (14 ratings) 7.9 IMDB Rating 0
Ommadawn - Mike Oldfield



Mike Oldfield

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



Bruce Springsteen

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Abraxas - Santana_IV



Santana

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Prince - Prince



Prince

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Emerson Lake & Palmer - Emerson Lake & Palmer



Emerson, Lake & Palmer

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Infinity - Journey



Journey

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Lust for Life - Iggy Pop



Iggy Pop

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Parallel Lines - Blondie_III



Blondie

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La Question - Francoise Hardy



Francoise Hardy

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Aja - Steely Dan



Steely Dan

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The Harder They Come - Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff, The Slickers, Toots & the Maytals, The Melodians, Scotty



Jimmy Cliff and Various Artists

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Gorilla - James Taylor



James Taylor

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American Pie - Don McLean



Don McLean

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People who added this item 141 Average listal rating (107 ratings) 8.2 IMDB Rating 0
Van Halen - Van Halen



Van Halen

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Between the Lines - Janis Ian



Janis Ian

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Jackson Browne - Jackson Browne



Jackson Browne

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Electric Light Orchestra

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People who added this item 95 Average listal rating (66 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 0
Loaded - The Velvet Underground



The Velvet Underground

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James Taylor

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Yes

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Idlewild South - The Allman Brothers Band



The Allman Brothers Band

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



Various Artists

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Tres Hombres - ZZ Top



ZZ Top

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Fleetwood Mac - 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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