Top Ten Albums of the Seventies

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    By: Midnight Tango
    • 10. Close To The Edge by Yes
    • 9. Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
    • 8. Aqualung by Jethro Tull
    • 7. Mirage by Camel
    • 6. In The Wake Of Poseidon by King Crimson
    • 5. Selling England By The Pound by Genesis
      Dancing with the moonlight knight and The battle of epping
    • 4. Tarkus by Emerson, Lake And Palmer
      A complex prog monument
    • 3. Ramones by Ramones
      The beginning of punk music
    • 2. Sabbath Bloody Sabbath by Black Sabbath
      A perfect mix between heavy metal and atmospheric music
    • 1. Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin
      Classic Of Classics.

    By: bibi
    • 10. Ziggy Stardust by David Bovie
    • 9. Gentle Giant by Gentle Giant
    • 8. Nursery Crime by Genesis
    • 7. Who's Next by Who
    • 6. In Rock by Deep Purple
    • 5. Led Zeppelin 2 by Led Zeppelin
    • 4. El&p by Emerson Lake & Palmer
    • 3. Aqualung by Jethro Tull
    • 2. Foxtrot by Genesis
    • 1. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd

    By: Myke
    • 10. Black Sabbath by Black Sabbath
    • 9. Love It To Death by Alice Cooper
    • 8. Physical Graffiti by Led Zeppelin
    • 7. Sheer Heart Attack by Queen
    • 6. The Clash by The Clash
    • 5. Ramones by Ramones
    • 4. Rainbow Rising by Rainbow
    • 3. Marquee Moon by Television
    • 2. Machine Head by Deep Purple
    • 1. Jailbreak by Thin Lizzy

    By: Mellie
    • 10. Gi by Germs
    • 9. Q: Are We Not Men? by Devo
    • 8. Pink Flag by Wire
    • 7. Fun House by The Stooges
    • 6. The Clash by The Clash
    • 5. Damned Damned Damned by The Damned
    • 4. High Time by MC5
    • 3. Never Mind The Bollocks by Sex Pistols
    • 2. Marquee Moon by Television
    • 1. Ramones by Ramones

    FOR THE PUNKS!!!!!!
    By: Chris Macauley
    • 10. Marquee Moon by Television
    • 9. War Of The Worlds by Jeff Wayne's
    • 8. The Cry Of Love by Jimi Hendrix
    • 7. The Ramones by The Ramones
    • 6. Hotel Californa by The Eagles
    • 5. London Calling by the Clash
    • 4. Physical Graffiti by Led Zeppelin
    • 3. Led Zeppelin II by by Led Zeppelin
    • 2. Led Zeppelin Untitled by By Led Zeppelin
    • 1. Raw power by Iggy And The Stooges

    All of these are some of the best albums ever made. Can anyone please tell me why no one else has but raw power by iggy and the stooges on there. Rock and Roll
    By: David Hess
    • 10. Armed Forces (1979) by Elvis Costello
      I bought my first Walkman and listened to this masterpiece without ceasing, ignoring all life outside my skull.
    • 9. Rickie Lee Jones (1979) by Rickie Lee Jones
      I went to a little record shop around the corner owned by an eighty year old man. He told me to buy this album. He said Rickie was happening.. Thanks old guy.
    • 8. Aja (1977) by Steely Dan
      I gave up television for this album.
    • 7. Best Of Leonard Cohen (1975) by Leonard Cohen
      A friend of mine put this record on the turntable one night as we lounged in his single-wide trailer. I had never heard of Cohen before. When I heard Famous Blue Raincoat, I knew I had met a kindred spirit.
    • 6. Blood On The Tracks (1975) by Bob Dylan
      This record is summer. Working as a waiter in Cape May.
    • 5. Heart Of Saturday Night (1974) by Tom Waits
      My friends and I would gather in my buddy's clubhouse perched in his garage rafters to drink cheap red wine and listen to Tom.
    • 4. Transformer (1972) by Lou Reed
      Sitting in my car outside my girlfriend's house, waiting for her to sneak out her bedroom window to meet me. Listening to Walk on the Wild Side on the radio.
    • 3. Rise & Fall Of Ziggy Stardust (1972) by David Bowie
      Driving to high school in my first car, a used Taxi cab, singing at the top of my lungs : Wham Bam Thank You Ma'am.
    • 2. Blue by Joni Mitchell (1971)
      The record is moody. I bought it for Carrie, which was a hit on the radio, but ended up mesmerized by The Last Time I Saw Richard.
    • 1. All Things Must Pass (1970) by George Harrison
      With my first paycheck from my first job, I bought my first album, All Things Must Pass. It was cool, it came in a box with plenty to look at. It was expensive though, about $15.00 bucks.

    These albums are my favorite of the 1970's. I owned them all at the time and they meant something to me. There are many bands and albums I could put on the list, however, for whatever reason, I never owned the albums. For example, I never owned a Ramones album during the 70's and I now have the complete collection of their works. That being said, I still listen to all of the records listed above to this day. They are listed by year of release.
    By: William
    • 10. The White Album by The Beatles
    • 9. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
    • 8. Let It Be by The Beatles
    • 7. Live At San Quentin by Johnny Cash
    • 6. Countdown To Ecstacy by Steeley Dan
    • 5. Hotel Calafornia by The Eagles
    • 4. Abbey Road by The Beatles
    • 3. Made In Japan by Deep Purple
    • 2. Nashville Skyline by Bob Dylan
    • 1. Jailbreak by Thin Lizzy

    There are many other bands I love, but without looking at my record collection it is hard to say!I love the Beatles, but I think that there earlier albums were the best, like `Please, Please Me.`
    By: daniel
    • 10. A Farewell To Kings-(1977) by Rush
      rush's most popular album and it has some of their best songs ie.closer to the heart, xanadu, cygnus x1
    • 9. Boston-(1976) by Boston
      the greatist landmark album of all time next to van halen 1. unfortunately, boston was nothing after this album
    • 8. Destroyer-(1976) by Kiss
      kiss's best album
    • 7. Toys In The Attic-(1973) by Aerosmith
      just a great album nothin nmore to say
    • 6. Rock And Roll Creation-(1977) by Spinal Tap
      it had rock and roll creation and that was a kick-ass song
    • 5. Dark Side Of The Moon-(1973) by Pink Floyd
      a very unique album with songs like money and time
    • 4. Led Zeppelin 4-(1971) by Led Zeppelin
      Black dog, Rock and Roll, stairway to heaven-i've said enough
    • 3. 2112-(1976) by Rush
      the greatist album for instrumentals ever!!! includes one of the best guitarists (alex lifeson), the best bassist (geddy lee), the best drummer (neil Peart)
    • 2. Van Halen 2-(1979) by Van Halen
      Another strong album put on the shelvs by van halen. It has more Kick ass tunes ie. somebody get me a doctor, beautiful girls and dance the night away
    • 1. Van Halen 1-(1978) by Van Halen
      The strongest album of the 70s and heavy metal formed from eddie's kick-ass guitar techneques, alex's unique drumming, Michael Anthony's strong bass lines and David Lee Roth's great vocals-it set the stage for groups like motley crue and witesnake. truly the greatist album of the 70s. it also had tunes like; eruption, aint talkin bout love, you really got me, runnin with the devil and atomic punk

    This list KIKS ASSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    By: john hete
    • 10. Let It Be by The Beatles
      Sadly, their last
    • 9. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
      Their best
    • 8. Destroyer by KISS
      has the songs Detroit Rock City, Beth, and Shout it out Loud
    • 7. RUSH by RUSH
      Their first, and in my opinion, their best.
    • 6. Judas Priest by Unleashed In The East (live In Japan)
      Awesome versions of Victim Of Changes, Tyrant, The Ripper, Exciter
    • 5. Physical Graffiti by Led Zeppelin
      Awesome double album.
    • 4. Van Halen by Van Halen
      Arguably the birth of Hair Metal.
    • 3. Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
      No explination needed.
    • 2. Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin
      Stariway To heaven is on this, enough said.
    • 1. The Wall by Pink Floyd
      The best Double Album ever

    By: Martin Almond
    • 10. Fragile by Yes
    • 9. Bridge Over Troubled Water by Simon And Garfunkel
    • 8. Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
    • 7. Aqualung by Jethro Tull
      Brilliant song writing
    • 6. Trick Of The Tail by Genesis
      First album from the band post gabriel
    • 5. Katy Lied by Steely Dan
      Memories of a long hot summer
    • 4. My Aim Is True by Elvis Costello
      Great songs from a real talent
    • 3. Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan
      Th best album from the real boss
    • 2. Whos Next by The Who
      The Governers!
    • 1. Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie
      Clearly the best album ever

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