The 1970s

The number in "( )" indicates how many recommended albums that artist has. The number in "[ ]" indicates how many BOLDED songs an artist has.

Jazz/Fusion:

Pop/R&B:

Reggae:

Rock/Folk:
Black Sabbath (3) [6]
Blondie (1) [3]
Boston (1)
CAN (3)
The Cars (1) [7]
Deep Purple (1) [2]
Iggy Pop (1) [3]
Rod Stewart (1) [3]
Television (1) [4]
Thin Lizzy (1) [6]
The Who (2) [7]

7 comments:

  1. No Tangerine dream? No Genesis?

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  2. Both are DEFINITELY very interesting to me, but at the current moment I don’t like every song on their albums. I will give them another chance though since sometimes albums grow on me. But also just keep in mind these are MY favorites and not any objective truth.

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  3. I’m enjoying your lists…better than most top album lists. I don’t generally have issues with the albums you do include, but I do think you miss lots of albums that are AT LEAST as worthy. For this decade, I feel you left out Simon & Garfunkel, Harry Nilsson, Marvin Gaye, Funkadelic, Gil Scott-Heron, Pink Floyd’s Meddle, Devo, Stevie Wonder, Herbie Hancock, Shuggie Otis, Fenton Robinson, Mulatu Astake, James Booker…

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    1. Oh Fenton Robinson is on here. Must have missed that

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    2. I like all those artists you just listed. Some of them will probably grow on me to be honest. Just remember... I don't claim to have done a PERFECT job. And I'm also only claiming that these are MY favorites AND also that they are my CURRENT favorites. It's certainly possible that I will add more favorites in the future =)

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    3. I mean absolutely no offense. This is a great list of albums. I’ve been working on a list of my own. It’s even more restricted than yours. I think I’ve got 135 total. I’d say about 80% of the ones on my list appear on yours. If you saw my list, you’d wonder why I left some of your favorites out. I find some of your selections odd (most are great) and I’m sure you’d think the same of mine.
      I saw some more that seemed like obvious choices to me In more recent decades. I’ll suggest some there when I have a chance (and when this horrible legacy blog platform allows. Maybe I’ll suggest something you missed or passed over too quickly.

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  4. I didn’t know Bill Fay. Good stuff!

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