Music, Anyone??

Time has listed some of the best albums of the 1970’s (OK, so they listed albums going back to the ’50s) :

  • London Calling The Clash Sony, 1979
  • One Nation Under a Groove Parliament / Funkadelic Warner Brothers,
    1978
  • Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols The Sex Pistols
    Warner Brothers/Wea, 1977
  • Rumours Fleetwood Mac Warner Brothers, 1977
  • Hotel California The Eagles Elektra/Wea, 1976
  • Ramones The Ramones Sire, 1976
  • Songs in the Key of Life Stevie Wonder Motown, 1976
  • Born to Run Bruce Springsteen Sony, 1975
  • Horses Patti Smith Arista, 1975
  • Red Headed Stranger Willie Nelson Sony, 1975
  • Call Me Al Green The Right Stuff, 1973
  • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Elton John MCA, 1973
  • The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust David Bowie RCA, 1972
  • Exile on Main Street The Rolling Stones Virgin, 1972
  • Talking Book Stevie Wonder UMG Recordings, 1972
  • The Harder They Come Jimmy Cliff and Various Artists Island, 1972
  • Blue Joni Mitchell Warner Brothers/Wea, 1971
  • Coat of Many Colors Dolly Parton RCA, 1971
  • Hunky Dory David Bowie RCA, 1971
  • Led Zeppelin IV (a.k.a. Zoso) Led Zeppelin Wea International, 1971
  • Paranoid Black Sabbath Warner Brothers, 1971
  • Sticky Fingers The Rolling Stones Virgin, 1971
  • Tapestry Carole King Ode/A&M, 1971
  • What’s Going On Marvin Gaye Motown, 1971
  • Who’s Next The Who Mobile Fidelity, 1971
  • After the Gold Rush Neil Young Reprise, 1970
  • Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon and Garfunkel Columbia, 1970
  • John Lennon Plastic Ono Band Apple/EMI, 1970
  • Moondance Van Morrison Warner Brothers/Wea, 1970

My boomer-friend, Barb added these:

  • Talking Heads Fear of Music 1979
  • Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack 1978
  • Elvis Costello My Aim Is True 1977
  • Meat Loaf Bat Out Of Hell 1977
  • Brian Eno Another Green World 1975
  • Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here 1975
  • Genesis The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway 1974
  • Pink Floyd Dark Side Of The Moon 1973
  • Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy 1973
  • Nick Drake Pink Moon 1972
  • The Allman Brothers Band Eat a Peach 1972
  • Yes Traffic 1971
  • Jethro Tull Aqualung 1971
  • George Harrison All Things Must Pass 1970
  • Traffic John Barleycorn Must Die 1970

I think combining this is an excellent list… Is there anything else you’d add? I wonder how many of these I can find on CD.. or even find to download as MP3s?? Ahh.. a weekend challenge scavenger hunt!!

Whatcha Doing Today? Are you kidding? It’s the Ohio State/Michigan game today!! I’m planting my butt in front of the boob tube for atleast several hours this afternoon, knitting on my sock (I’ve restarted it for the third or fourth time), and cheering on the Buckeyes!!

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3 responses to “Music, Anyone??

  1. Jethro Tull Aqualung 1971, ah yeah, I remember it well, this and Tubular Bells.

  2. I have many songs from these albums on my iPod…if you’d like to swap?!

  3. OK, so you know I have to add Loggins and Messina. They WERE the 70’s for me. My favorite albums were:

    1972 Sittin’ In

    1972 Loggins and Messina

    1973 Full Sail

    1974 Mother Lode

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