Top Ten Albums of the Seventies

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    By: 'Hurricane' Tommy Touch
    • 10. One Year by Colin Blunstone
      One for the ladies. Quality stuff from the mighty Blunstone.
    • 9. Overnite Sensation by Frank Zappa
      Most consistent Zappa album. Great band too.
    • 8. Don't Look Back by Boston
      Great party record. Nice "space-age" guitar bizness.
    • 7. A Night At The Opera by Queen
      Yeah i know it's a bit obvious but it's way cool.
    • 6. Houses Of The Holy by Led Zeppelin
      Dancing Days. `Nuff said
    • 5. Morin Heights by Pilot
      Possibly the greatest scottish piano-pop album recorded in Canada of all time.
    • 4. Something/Anything? by Todd Rundgren
      Cool stuff from the rundgren. Like, a million songs or something.
    • 3. Are You Serious? by Van Duren
      Bit of an obscurity I reckon seeing as no-one i knows even heard of it. Groovy piano pop stuff plus a big star connection.
    • 2. Aja by Steely Dan
      mmm...nice. Dead suave.
    • 1. Dressed To Kill by Kiss
      Kazam! Total a**-shaking klassik! Bubblegum to the max.

    Forgot Supertramp, Raspberries, BOC, Deep Purple, Toto, Andrew Gold, Foreigner, Boz Scaggs, Fleetwood Mac, Chicago, RE0 Speedwagon, Billy Joel, Emitt Rhodes, Molly Hatchet, Tim Moore, ABBA, Randy Newman, Joe Jackson, Journey, Styx, Lone Star, Ted Nugent, Aerosmith, Grand Funk Railroad, Van Halen, Doobie Brothers, etc; etc;
    By: Chris
    • 10. Never Mind The Bollocks by The Sex Pistols
    • 9. Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
    • 8. A Night At The Opera by Queen
    • 7. III by Led Zeppelin
    • 6. London Calling by The Clash
    • 5. Hotel California by The Eagles
    • 4. The Wall by Pink Floyd
    • 3. Let It Be by The Beatles
    • 2. Four Runes (IV) by Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd

    Hmmm, punk, Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin with a dash of a few other things seems to sum my tastes up quite nicely.
    By: Alex Temple
    • 10. Maschinenstil (1998) by Merzbow
    • 9. ...A Mere Coincidence... (1999) by The Science Group
    • 8. Object Holder (1995) by Biota
    • 7. California (1999) by Mr. Bungle
    • 6. Pony Express Record (1994) by Shudder to Think
    • 5. On Avery Island (1996) by Neutral Milk Hotel
    • 4. Ruby Vroom (1994) by Soul Coughing
    • 3. Hunger's Teeth (1994) by 5uu's
    • 2. Black Foliage: Animation Music Vol. 1 (1999) by The Olivia Tremor Control
    • 1. Emergency & I (1999) by The Dismemberment Plan

    By: Alex Temple
    • 10. Hee-Haw EP (1979) by The Birthday Party
    • 9. 4 Visions (1979) by Eskaton
    • 8. Dub Housing (1978) by Pere Ubu
    • 7. The Faust Tapes (1973) by Faust
    • 6. Rock Bottom (1974) by Robert Wyatt
    • 5. Gudrun (1977) by Pierrot Lunaire
    • 4. The Power And The Glory (1974) by Gentle Giant
    • 3. Drums and Wires (1979) by XTC
    • 2. Arbeit Macht Frei (1973) by Area
    • 1. Unrest (1974) by Henry Cow

    By: Nighthawk
    • 10. America by America
    • 9. Hotel California by Eagles
    • 8. Tumbleweed Connection by Elton John
    • 7. The Stranger by Billy Joel
    • 6. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
    • 5. After The Goldrush by Neil Young
    • 4. Desire by Bob Dylan
    • 3. Darkness On The Edge Of Town by Bruce Springsteen
    • 2. Harvest by Neil Young
    • 1. Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan

    By: Jose L. Ochoa
    • 10. Guitar Man by Bread
      Pure feeling, clean performance and the sense of a choir whith only four voices.
    • 9. Lace And Wiskey by Alice Cooper
      Shows his technical and emotional side.
    • 8. Infinity by Journey
      Not yet developed as a top hitter, but beautyfull album.
    • 7. Hotel California by Eagles
      You can search the roots of this songs if you listen to POCO.
    • 6. Christopher Cross by Christopher Cross
      A lot of people felt in love listening to this songs.
    • 5. Frampton by Peter Frampton
      The album whith the originals studio versions of the famed live performance.
    • 4. Eve by Alan Parsons
      The seed for lots of new age and progresive music.
    • 3. Rumors by Fleetwood Mac
      One of the top, if not the most, selling album of all times.
    • 2. Paris by Supertramp
      One of the best live performances yet.
    • 1. Hydra by Toto
      Late 70?s showing just what was to come from this classical formed musicans.

    70?s produced so many good albums that it?s hard to put one before or after another. Thank you for the space for my opinion. Greetings from Mexico.
    By: Jennifer
    • 10. London Calling by The Clash
    • 9. Scary Monsters by David Bowie
    • 8. Diamond Dogs by David Bowie
    • 7. The Wall by Pink Floyd
    • 6. Young Americans by David Bowie
    • 5. Who's Next by The Who
    • 4. A Night At The Opera by Queen
    • 3. Aladdin Sane by David Bowie
    • 2. Never Mind The Bollocks by The Sex Pistols
    • 1. Rise & Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And Spiders Fr/ Mars by David Bowie

    By: Richard Fearnley
    • 10. Montrose by Montrose
    • 9. Ted Nugent by Ted Nugent
    • 8. Nevermind The Bollocks by Sex Pistols
    • 7. Free For All by Ted Nugent
    • 6. Lizzy Killers by Thin Lizzy
    • 5. Hell Bent For Leather by Judas Priest
    • 4. Greatest Hits by Black Sabbeth
    • 3. Papermoney by Montrose
    • 2. Rampant by Nazareth
    • 1. Highway To Hell by AC/DC

    By: mike macneil
    • 10. 2112 by Rush
      Can you play those drum parts in your head after hearing this album a thousand times????????
    • 9. Cat Scratch Fever by Ted Nugent
      One listen of this album and everybody got the cat scratch fever!!!!!!!!
    • 8. Feels So Good by Chuck Mangione
      The man with the horn came up big with this album and today were still feeling good because of this album!!!!!
    • 7. Rocks by Aerosmith
      If you liked heavy metal blues,you had this album!steven tyler and the bad boys from bosten really belted it out on this album.......i love it!
    • 6. Fragile by Yes
      just about anyone who loves proggressive rock had this album,i know i do and still play it to this day.Its simply a masterpeice of music!
    • 5. Breakfast In America by Supertramp
      supertramp added this to there endless list of great albums but this was there swan song!!
    • 4. Little Queen by Heart
      probably the best album heart ever recorded ever producing several hits like barracuda,kick it out,little queen etc!
    • 3. Second Helping by Lynyrd Sknyrd
      southern rock doesnt get much better then this as this album has one great song after another
    • 2. Grand Illusion by Styx
      this album pushed styx over the top and put them on the map as one of the most popular bands to come out of the 70,s
    • 1. Christopher Cross by Self Titled
      one of the greatest debut albums by any contemporary artists ever and 7 grammys to go with it.

    By: Galadriel
    • 10. Blood On Tracks by Bob Dylan
    • 9. Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs by Dereck And The Dominoes
    • 8. Sweet Baby James by James Taylor
    • 7. Aqualung by Jethro Tull
    • 6. Harvest by Neil Young
    • 5. Tapestry by Carole King
    • 4. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
    • 3. Blue by Joni MIitchell
    • 2. The Wall by Pink Floyd
    • 1. 4 Way Street by Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young

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