Top Albums of the 1970s





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1 6 The Clash London Calling 1979 Punk Rock
2 7 Marvin Gaye What's Going On 1971 Soul
3 8 The Rolling Stones Exile on Main St. 1972 Blues Rock
4 12 Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks - Here's the Sex Pistols 1977 Punk Rock
5 16 David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 1972 Glam Rock, Pop Rock
6 17 Bruce Springsteen Born to Run 1975 Heartland Rock
7 20 Patti Smith Horses 1975 Proto-Punk, Singer/Songwriter
8 21 Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon 1973 Art Rock, Progressive Rock
9 22 Bob Dylan Blood on the Tracks 1975 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
10 23 Television Marquee Moon 1977 Art Punk, Post-Punk
11 28 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV 1971 Hard Rock
12 34 Ramones Ramones 1976 Punk Rock
13 35 The Who Who's Next 1971 Hard Rock
14 45 The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers 1971 Blues Rock
15 46 Stevie Wonder Songs in the Key of Life 1976 Soul
16 47 Stevie Wonder Innervisions 1973 Soul
17 51 Joni Mitchell Blue 1971 Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
18 53 Neil Young After the Gold Rush 1970 Country Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
19 55 Fleetwood Mac Rumours 1977 Soft Rock
20 57 Sly and the Family Stone There's a Riot Goin' On 1971 Funk, Soul
21 60 Joy Division Unknown Pleasures 1979 Post-Punk
22 63 The Clash The Clash 1977 Punk Rock
23 66 David Bowie Hunky Dory 1971 Art Rock, Glam Rock, Pop Rock
24 68 John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band 1970 Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
25 71 Carole King Tapestry 1971 Singer/Songwriter, Soft Rock
26 76 Lou Reed Transformer 1972 Glam Rock, Pop Rock
27 81 Derek and The Dominos Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs 1970 Blues Rock
28 82 Elvis Costello This Year's Model 1978 New Wave, Pop Rock
29 91 Iggy and The Stooges Raw Power 1973 Garage Rock, Hard Rock, Proto-Punk
30 92 Miles Davis Bitches Brew 1970 Avant-Garde Jazz, Jazz Fusion
31 93 Neil Young Harvest 1972 Country Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
32 94 John Lennon Imagine 1971 Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
33 98 The Stooges Fun House 1970 Garage Rock, Proto-Punk
34 100 David Bowie Low 1977 Art Rock, Experimental Rock
35 101 Bruce Springsteen Darkness on the Edge of Town 1978 Heartland Rock, Singer/Songwriter
36 102 Van Morrison Moondance 1970 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
37 105 Kraftwerk Trans-Europa Express/Trans Europe Express 1977 Electronic
38 106 Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti 1975 Hard Rock
39 107 Blondie Parallel Lines 1978 New Wave, Pop Rock
40 108 Roxy Music For Your Pleasure 1973 Art Rock, Glam Rock
41 109 Michael Jackson Off the Wall 1979 Disco, Pop
42 116 Elvis Costello My Aim Is True 1977 New Wave, Pub Rock
43 117 Eagles Hotel California 1976 Country Rock, Pop Rock
44 119 Simon and Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water 1970 Folk Pop, Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
45 123 Queen A Night at the Opera 1975 Art Rock, Hard Rock
46 132 Black Sabbath Paranoid 1970 Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
47 140 The Allman Brothers Band At Fillmore East 1971 Blues Rock, Jam Band, Southern Rock
48 141 Stevie Wonder Talking Book 1972 Soul
49 142 Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road 1973 Piano Rock
50 143 Bob Marley and The Wailers Catch a Fire 1973 Roots Reggae
51 145 Pink Floyd The Wall 1979 Art Rock, Progressive Rock, Rock Opera
52 148 Gang of Four Entertainment! 1979 Post-Punk
53 151 T. Rex Electric Warrior 1971 Glam Rock
54 153 Neil Young & Crazy Horse Rust Never Sleeps 1979 Country Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
55 155 New York Dolls New York Dolls 1973 Glam Rock, Proto-Punk
56 165 Bob Marley and The Wailers Natty Dread 1974 Roots Reggae
57 169 The Original Soundtrack Saturday Night Fever 1977 Disco, Film Soundtrack
58 171 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Déjà Vu 1970 Folk Rock
59 172 Suicide Suicide 1977 Minimal Synth, Synth Punk
60 175 Curtis Mayfield Superfly 1972 Chicago Soul, Film Soundtrack, Funk
61 177 Gram Parsons Grievous Angel 1974 Country, Country Rock, Singer/Songwriter
62 178 Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 1970 Swamp Rock
63 179 Janis Joplin Pearl 1971 Blues Rock
64 182 The Modern Lovers The Modern Lovers 1976 Proto-Punk
65 185 Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here 1975 Art Rock, Progressive Rock
66 186 The Specials Specials 1979 2 Tone
67 188 Bob Marley and The Wailers Exodus 1977 Roots Reggae
68 192 Lou Reed Berlin 1973 Art Rock
69 195 Neil Young Tonight's the Night 1975 Country Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
70 198 Rod Stewart Every Picture Tells a Story 1971 Pop Rock
71 206 Marvin Gaye Let's Get It On 1973 Smooth Soul
72 212 Roxy Music Roxy Music 1972 Art Rock, Glam Rock
73 215 Santana Abraxas 1970 Latin Rock
74 219 Joni Mitchell Court and Spark 1974 Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
75 222 The Doors L.A. Woman 1971 Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock
76 224 Can Tago Mago 1971 Krautrock, Psychedelic Rock
77 225 Public Image Ltd. Metal Box/Second Edition 1979 Experimental Rock, Post-Punk
78 227 Robert Wyatt Rock Bottom 1974 Art Rock, Canterbury Scene
79 230 Kraftwerk Die Mensch Maschine/The Man Machine 1978 Synthpop
80 240 Van Halen Van Halen 1978 Hard Rock
81 244 David Bowie "Heroes" 1977 Art Rock, Experimental Rock
82 245 Talking Heads Fear of Music 1979 Art Punk, New Wave, Post-Punk
83 246 Funkadelic One Nation Under a Groove 1978 Funk Rock, P-Funk
84 257 AC/DC Highway to Hell 1979 Hard Rock
85 259 Eno Another Green World 1975 Art Rock
86 262 The Velvet Underground Loaded 1970 Pop Rock
87 263 Deep Purple Machine Head 1972 Hard Rock
88 264 The Jam All Mod Cons 1978 Mod Revival, New Wave, Power Pop
89 266 Nick Drake Bryter Layter 1970 Chamber Folk, Singer/Songwriter
90 271 Wire Pink Flag 1977 Art Punk, Post-Punk
91 272 Pere Ubu The Modern Dance 1978 Art Punk, Post-Punk
92 273 Kraftwerk Autobahn 1974 Krautrock, Progressive Electronic
93 286 Parliament Mothership Connection 1975 P-Funk
94 289 Nick Drake Pink Moon 1972 Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
95 292 George Harrison All Things Must Pass 1970 Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
96 294 Iggy Pop Lust for Life 1977 Rock
97 295 Devo Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! 1978 Art Punk, New Wave, Post-Punk
98 296 The Who Live at Leeds 1970 Hard Rock
99 297 David Bowie Station to Station 1976 Art Rock
100 313 Al Green Call Me 1973 Southern Soul
101 315 Big Star The Third Album/Sister Lovers 1978 Power Pop
102 318 Talking Heads Talking Heads: 77 1977 Art Punk, New Wave
103 327 Steely Dan Aja 1977 Jazz-Rock, Pop Rock
104 337 Serge Gainsbourg Histoire de Melody Nelson 1971 Art Pop, French Pop
105 338 Deep Purple Deep Purple in Rock 1970 Hard Rock
106 346 Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells 1973 Symphonic Prog
107 351 Steely Dan Pretzel Logic 1974 Pop Rock
108 360 Todd Rundgren Something/Anything? 1972 Power Pop, Singer/Songwriter
109 364 Ramones Rocket to Russia 1977 Punk Rock
110 365 John Cale Paris 1919 1973 Art Rock, Baroque Pop
111 368 Elvis Costello and The Attractions Armed Forces 1979 New Wave, Pop Rock
112 371 Bob Marley and The Wailers Live! 1975 Roots Reggae
113 372 Aerosmith Toys in the Attic 1975 Hard Rock
114 373 The Police Reggatta de Blanc 1979 New Wave, Pop Rock
115 375 Talking Heads More Songs About Buildings and Food 1978 Art Punk, New Wave, Post-Punk
116 379 Big Star Radio City 1974 Power Pop
117 380 Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III 1970 Folk Rock, Hard Rock
118 392 Aerosmith Rocks 1976 Hard Rock
119 394 Eno Here Come the Warm Jets 1973 Art Rock, Experimental Rock
120 400 James Brown Sex Machine 1970 Funk, Soul
121 411 Richard and Linda Thompson I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight 1974 British Folk Rock, Contemporary Folk
122 416 Black Sabbath Black Sabbath 1970 Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
123 418 Bob Dylan and The Band The Basement Tapes 1975 Folk Rock, Roots Rock
124 424 Ian Dury New Boots and Panties!! 1977 New Wave, Pub Rock, Punk Rock
125 425 Grateful Dead American Beauty 1970 Country Rock, Folk Rock
126 427 Herbie Hancock Head Hunters 1973 Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Funk
127 431 Thin Lizzy Live and Dangerous 1978 Hard Rock
128 433 The Police Outlandos D'Amour 1978 New Wave, Pop Rock
129 435 Paul McCartney and Wings Band on the Run 1973 Pop Rock
130 436 Randy Newman Sail Away 1972 Singer/Songwriter
131 437 Big Star #1 Record 1972 Power Pop
132 438 The Who Quadrophenia 1973 Hard Rock, Rock Opera
133 440 Genesis The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway 1974 Progressive Rock, Rock Opera
134 445 The B-52's The B-52's 1979 New Wave
135 448 David Bowie Aladdin Sane 1973 Art Rock, Glam Rock, Pop Rock
136 458 Jethro Tull Aqualung 1971 Progressive Rock
137 461 Leonard Cohen Songs of Love and Hate 1971 Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
138 462 Funkadelic Maggot Brain 1971 Funk, Funk Rock
139 464 The Rolling Stones Some Girls 1978 Rock
140 465 Neil Young On the Beach 1974 Country Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
141 467 Bob Dylan Desire 1976 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
142 475 Jackson Browne Late for the Sky 1974 Singer/Songwriter, West Coast Rock
143 479 Randy Newman 12 Songs 1970 Singer/Songwriter
144 481 James Taylor Sweet Baby James 1970 Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter, Soft Rock
145 482 Dire Straits Dire Straits 1978 Rock
146 484 Deep Purple Made in Japan 1972 Hard Rock
147 488 Chic Risqué 1979 Disco
148 490 The Wailers Burnin' 1973 Roots Reggae
149 494 Gram Parsons GP 1973 Country, Country Rock, Singer/Songwriter
150 497 Meat Loaf Bat out of Hell 1977 Pop Rock, Rock Opera
151 502 Grateful Dead Workingman's Dead 1970 Country Rock, Folk Rock
152 507 Curtis Mayfield Curtis 1970 Chicago Soul
153 511 Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy 1973 Hard Rock
154 513 The Undertones The Undertones 1979 Pop Punk
155 515 Iggy Pop The Idiot 1977 Art Rock, Post-Punk
156 516 The Rolling Stones Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out! 1970 Rock
157 530 Randy Newman Good Old Boys 1974 Singer/Songwriter
158 537 Kate Bush The Kick Inside 1978 Art Pop, Singer/Songwriter
159 547 Steely Dan Can't Buy a Thrill 1972 Pop Rock
160 549 Yes Close to the Edge 1972 Symphonic Prog
161 550 Willie Nelson Red Headed Stranger 1975 Outlaw Country
162 553 Burning Spear Marcus Garvey 1975 Roots Reggae
163 554 Neu! Neu! 1972 Krautrock
164 556 Wire Chairs Missing 1978 Art Punk, Post-Punk
165 559 Billy Joel The Stranger 1977 Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter
166 560 Joni Mitchell The Hissing of Summer Lawns 1975 Jazz Pop, Singer/Songwriter
167 563 Traffic John Barleycorn Must Die 1970 Progressive Rock
168 565 Sparks Kimono My House 1974 Art Pop, Glam Rock, Pop Rock
169 570 Richard Hell & The Voidoids Blank Generation 1977 Art Punk
170 572 Lynyrd Skynyrd (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd) 1973 Southern Rock
171 576 The Beatles Let It Be 1970 Pop Rock
172 577 Joni Mitchell Hejira 1976 Singer/Songwriter
173 582 Marianne Faithfull Broken English 1979 Art Pop, New Wave
174 591 King Crimson Red 1974 Art Rock, Progressive Rock
175 592 Brian Eno Before and After Science 1977 Art Rock
176 594 John Martyn Solid Air 1973 British Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
177 599 Keith Jarrett The Köln Concert 1975 ECM Style Jazz
178 604 Steely Dan Countdown to Ecstasy 1973 Pop Rock
179 609 Boston Boston 1976 Hard Rock
180 624 Eric Clapton 461 Ocean Boulevard 1974 Blues Rock
181 628 Al Green Let's Stay Together 1972 Smooth Soul, Southern Soul
182 631 Mott the Hoople Mott 1973 Glam Rock
183 635 Augustus Pablo King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown 1977 Dub
184 638 Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Damn the Torpedoes 1979 Heartland Rock, Pop Rock
185 646 Can Ege Bamyasi 1972 Krautrock
186 647 Kiss Alive! 1975 Hard Rock
187 649 The Slits Cut 1979 Post-Punk
188 653 Al Green I'm Still in Love with You 1972 Southern Soul
189 654 Todd Rundgren A Wizard, a True Star 1973 Art Pop, Experimental Rock, Pop Rock
190 659 Buzzcocks Another Music in a Different Kitchen 1978 Punk Rock
191 667 The Mahavishnu Orchestra The Inner Mounting Flame 1971 Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Rock
192 671 Jimi Hendrix Band of Gypsys 1970 Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock
193 679 Various Artists Woodstock 1970 Contemporary Folk, Film Soundtrack, Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock
194 682 The Cars The Cars 1978 New Wave, Pop Rock
195 687 Black Sabbath Master of Reality 1971 Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
196 688 Can Future Days 1973 Krautrock
197 691 The Congos Heart of the Congos 1977 Roots Reggae
198 694 Sly and the Family Stone Fresh 1973 Funk, Psychedelic Soul
199 698 Bruce Springsteen The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle 1973 Heartland Rock
200 699 Cat Stevens Tea for the Tillerman 1970 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
201 700 Free Fire and Water 1970 Hard Rock
202 701 The Beach Boys Surf's Up 1971 Pop Rock, Psychedelic Pop
203 708 Syd Barrett The Madcap Laughs 1970 Psychedelic Folk, Psychedelic Rock, Singer/Songwriter
204 719 Little Feat Sailin' Shoes 1972 Boogie Rock, Southern Rock
205 724 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band Clear Spot 1972 Art Rock, Blues Rock
206 734 Steve Reich Music for 18 Musicians 1978 Minimalism
207 737 MC5 Back in the USA 1970 Garage Rock, Hard Rock, Proto-Punk, Rock & Roll
208 740 T. Rex The Slider 1972 Glam Rock
209 741 Roxy Music Stranded 1973 Art Rock, Glam Rock
210 745 Tim Buckley Starsailor 1970 Avant-Folk, Experimental Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
211 753 Madness One Step Beyond... 1979 2 Tone
212 754 Genesis Selling England by the Pound 1973 Progressive Rock
213 760 David Crosby If I Could Only Remember My Name 1971 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
214 762 Van Morrison It's Too Late To Stop Now 1974 Rock, Singer/Songwriter
215 773 X-Ray Spex Germfree Adolescents 1978 Punk Rock
216 779 Little Feat Dixie Chicken 1973 Boogie Rock, Southern Rock
217 781 David Bowie Young Americans 1975 Blue Eyed Soul, Pop Rock, Soul
218 787 Ry Cooder Paradise and Lunch 1974 Americana, Roots Rock
219 791 The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Will the Circle Be Unbroken 1972 Bluegrass
220 792 The Soft Machine Third 1970 Canterbury Scene, Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Rock
221 805 Paul Simon Paul Simon 1972 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
222 806 ZZ Top Tres Hombres 1973 Blues Rock, Southern Rock
223 808 Marvin Gaye Here, My Dear 1978 Smooth Soul
224 813 Thin Lizzy Jailbreak 1976 Hard Rock
225 815 XTC Drums and Wires 1979 New Wave, Pop Rock, Post-Punk
226 819 The Cure Three Imaginary Boys/Boys Don't Cry 1979 Post-Punk
227 825 Chic C'Est Chic 1978 Disco
228 826 Roxy Music Siren 1975 Art Rock, Glam Rock, Pop Rock
229 830 Stiff Little Fingers Inflammable Material 1979 Punk Rock
230 833 Van Morrison Saint Dominic's Preview 1972 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
231 839 Graham Parker & The Rumour Squeezing Out Sparks 1979 Power Pop, Pub Rock
232 841 Flamin' Groovies Teenage Head 1971 Blues Rock, Garage Rock, Rock & Roll
233 844 Supertramp Breakfast in America 1979 Pop Rock, Progressive Pop
234 846 Alice Cooper Killer 1971 Glam Rock, Hard Rock
235 850 Patti Smith Group Easter 1978 Rock
236 852 ABBA Arrival 1976 Europop
237 876 Yes Fragile 1971 Progressive Rock
238 882 Gene Clark No Other 1974 Country Rock, Singer/Songwriter
239 886 John Prine John Prine 1971 Contemporary Folk, Country, Singer/Songwriter
240 887 Weather Report Heavy Weather 1977 Jazz Fusion
241 895 Lynyrd Skynyrd Second Helping 1974 Southern Rock
242 905 Wire 154 1979 Art Punk, Post-Punk
243 906 Brian Eno Ambient 1: Music for Airports 1978 Ambient
244 907 The Damned Damned Damned Damned 1977 Punk Rock
245 908 Pere Ubu Dub Housing 1978 Art Punk, Experimental Rock, Post-Punk
246 911 The Pop Group Y 1979 Art Punk, Experimental Rock, Post-Punk
247 914 The Jam In the City 1977 Mod Revival, New Wave, Punk Rock
248 920 Queen Sheer Heart Attack 1974 Glam Rock, Hard Rock
249 929 Heartbreakers L.A.M.F. 1977 Punk Rock
250 931 Black Sabbath Vol. 4 1972 Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
251 935 Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac 1975 Pop Rock
252 938 Nilsson Nilsson Schmilsson 1971 Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
253 956 Stevie Wonder Fulfillingness' First Finale 1974 Soul
254 959 Van Morrison Veedon Fleece 1974 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
255 962 Dr. Feelgood Down by the Jetty 1975 British Blues, Pub Rock
256 967 The Velvet Underground 1969: Velvet Underground Live with Lou Reed 1974 Rock
257 968 Roxy Music Country Life 1974 Art Rock, Glam Rock
258 975 New York Dolls Too Much Too Soon 1974 Glam Rock, Proto-Punk
259 978 Motörhead Overkill 1979 Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
260 979 The Doors Morrison Hotel 1970 Acid Rock, Blues Rock
261 986 The Upsetters Super Ape 1976 Dub, Roots Reggae
262 988 The Jam Setting Sons 1979 Mod Revival, New Wave
263 989 Tangerine Dream Phaedra 1974 Berlin School
264 991 Cheap Trick At Budokan 1978 Hard Rock, Power Pop
265 994 Jackson Browne The Pretender 1976 Singer/Songwriter
266 995 Kiss Destroyer 1976 Hard Rock
267 1004 Magazine Real Life 1978 Art Punk, Post-Punk
268 1007 The Band The Last Waltz 1978 Folk Rock
269 1022 Isaac Hayes Shaft 1971 Film Score, Funk, Soul
270 1024 Jackson Browne Running On Empty 1977 Singer/Songwriter
271 1025 Siouxsie and The Banshees The Scream 1978 Post-Punk
272 1028 AC/DC Let There Be Rock 1977 Hard Rock
273 1041 Joe Jackson Look Sharp! 1979 New Wave, Power Pop
274 1043 Ramones Leave Home 1977 Punk Rock
275 1045 Warren Zevon Warren Zevon 1976 Singer/Songwriter
276 1050 Willie Nelson Stardust 1978 Standards
277 1052 Neu! Neu! 75 1975 Krautrock
278 1053 Tom Waits Closing Time 1973 Singer/Songwriter
279 1059 Mott the Hoople All the Young Dudes 1972 Glam Rock
280 1061 Electric Light Orchestra Out of the Blue 1977 Pop Rock, Symphonic Rock
281 1065 Joe Cocker Mad Dogs and Englishmen 1970 Blue Eyed Soul, Rhythm & Blues, Rock
282 1072 Miles Davis On the Corner 1972 Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Funk
283 1083 Mahavishnu Orchestra Birds of Fire 1973 Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Rock
284 1084 The Stranglers The Stranglers IV - Rattus Norvegicus 1977 New Wave, Punk Rock
285 1085 Lou Reed Rock n Roll Animal 1974 Glam Rock
286 1087 The O'Jays Back Stabbers 1972 Philly Soul
287 1089 Peter Frampton Frampton Comes Alive! 1976 Pop Rock
288 1101 Neil Young Zuma 1975 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
289 1105 Kraftwerk Radio-Aktivität/Radio-Activity 1975 Progressive Electronic
290 1120 Aretha Franklin Amazing Grace 1972 Gospel, Southern Soul
291 1122 Genesis Foxtrot 1972 Progressive Rock
292 1123 Blondie Blondie 1976 New Wave
293 1124 Alice Cooper Billion Dollar Babies 1973 Glam Rock, Hard Rock
294 1127 Eno Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy) 1974 Art Pop, Art Rock
295 1128 Bob Marley and The Wailers Soul Revolution/African Herbsman 1971 Roots Reggae
296 1129 Toots and The Maytals Funky Kingston 1973 Roots Reggae
297 1150 The Saints (I'm) Stranded 1977 Punk Rock
298 1151 Paul Simon There Goes Rhymin' Simon 1973 Folk Pop, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
299 1153 Paul Simon Still Crazy After All These Years 1975 Singer/Songwriter
300 1154 Linda Ronstadt Heart Like a Wheel 1974 Country Rock, Soft Rock
301 1155 Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers 1976 Heartland Rock, Pop Rock
302 1160 Yes The Yes Album 1971 Progressive Rock
303 1164 The Isley Brothers 3+3 1973 Funk, Psychedelic Soul
304 1166 Randy Newman Little Criminals 1977 Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter
305 1173 Muddy Waters Hard Again 1977 Chicago Blues
306 1176 Faces A Nod Is As Good As a Wink...to a Blind Horse 1971 Hard Rock
307 1181 Steely Dan Katy Lied 1975 Pop Rock
308 1191 The Last Poets The Last Poets 1970 Poetry
309 1192 The Kinks Lola versus Powerman and The Moneygoround, Part One 1970 Pop Rock
310 1201 Paul and Linda McCartney Ram 1971 Pop Rock
311 1202 Rush 2112 1976 Hard Rock, Progressive Rock
312 1203 Tim Buckley Greetings from L.A. 1972 Funk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
313 1204 Fela and Africa 70 Zombie 1976 Afrobeat
314 1207 Hawkwind Space Ritual 1973 Space Rock
315 1211 Stevie Wonder Music of My Mind 1972 Funk, Soul
316 1221 Ramones It's Alive 1979 Punk Rock
317 1222 Rod Stewart Gasoline Alley 1970 Blues Rock, Folk Rock
318 1236 Pink Floyd Meddle 1971 Progressive Rock
319 1239 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 4 Way Street 1971 Folk Rock
320 1241 Alice Cooper Love It to Death 1971 Glam Rock, Hard Rock
321 1242 Spirit Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus 1970 Psychedelic Rock
322 1245 Supertramp Crime of the Century 1974 Art Rock, Progressive Rock
323 1247 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band Night Moves 1976 Heartland Rock, Pop Rock
324 1251 Culture Two Sevens Clash 1977 Roots Reggae
325 1252 Bad Company Bad Co. 1974 Blues Rock, Hard Rock
326 1253 Donna Summer Bad Girls 1979 Disco
327 1263 Jean Michel Jarre Oxygène 1976 Progressive Electronic
328 1273 David Bowie Diamond Dogs 1974 Art Rock, Glam Rock, Pop Rock
329 1274 Kate and Anna McGarrigle Kate and Anna McGarrigle 1975 Folk Rock
330 1275 Graham Parker & The Rumour Howlin' Wind 1976 Pub Rock
331 1284 Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares 1975 Bulgarian Folk Music
332 1288 The Allman Brothers Band Eat a Peach 1972 Blues Rock, Jam Band, Southern Rock
333 1291 Throbbing Gristle 20 Jazz Funk Greats 1979 Industrial
334 1299 The Clash Give 'em Enough Rope 1978 Punk Rock
335 1307 Faust So Far 1972 Krautrock
336 1313 AC/DC If You Want Blood, You've Got It 1978 Hard Rock
337 1320 Jeff Beck Blow by Blow 1975 Blues Rock, Jazz-Rock
338 1325 Upsetters Blackboard Jungle Dub 1973 Dub
339 1329 Eagles Desperado 1973 Country Rock
340 1337 Alice Cooper School's Out 1972 Glam Rock, Hard Rock
341 1344 Bob Dylan/The Band Before the Flood 1974 Country Rock, Folk Rock, Roots Rock
342 1346 James Brown The Payback 1973 Funk, Soul
343 1358 The Kinks Muswell Hillbillies 1971 Country Rock, Pop Rock
344 1359 Van der Graaf Generator Pawn Hearts 1971 Progressive Rock
345 1363 John Cale Fear 1974 Art Rock
346 1364 Radio Birdman Radios Appear 1977 Punk Rock
347 1374 Jethro Tull Thick As a Brick 1972 Progressive Rock
348 1378 Carla Bley & Paul Haines Escalator Over the Hill 1971 Experimental Big Band
349 1383 Rickie Lee Jones Rickie Lee Jones 1979 Jazz Pop, Singer/Songwriter
350 1384 Mink DeVille Cabretta/Mink DeVille 1977 Pop Rock
351 1388 Blue Öyster Cult Secret Treaties 1974 Hard Rock
352 1394 Elton John Honky Chateau 1972 Piano Rock
353 1396 Chick Corea Return to Forever 1972 Jazz Fusion
354 1408 Kevin Coyne Marjory Razorblade 1973 Singer/Songwriter
355 1413 Black Sabbath Sabbath Bloody Sabbath 1973 Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
356 1417 Dolly Parton Coat of Many Colors 1971 Country
357 1424 Santana Caravanserai 1972 Jazz-Rock, Latin Rock
358 1430 Flamin' Groovies Shake Some Action 1976 Power Pop, Rock & Roll
359 1432 Steve Miller Band Fly Like an Eagle 1976 Pop Rock
360 1436 Tom Waits Blue Valentine 1978 Singer/Songwriter
361 1441 Average White Band AWB 1974 Smooth Soul
362 1444 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) 1978 Art Rock, Experimental Rock
363 1452 Joni Mitchell Ladies of the Canyon 1970 Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
364 1460 Joni Mitchell For the Roses 1972 Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
365 1467 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band 'Live' Bullet 1976 Heartland Rock
366 1475 Nick Lowe Jesus of Cool/Pure Pop for Now People 1978 New Wave, Power Pop, Pub Rock
367 1485 The Beach Boys Sunflower 1970 Pop Rock, Sunshine Pop
368 1489 Bunny Wailer Blackheart Man 1976 Roots Reggae
369 1490 Serge Gainsbourg L'homme à tête de chou 1976 Progressive Pop     
370 1491 Al Green The Belle Album 1977 Southern Soul
371 1497 Milton Nascimento & Lô Borges Clube da esquina 1972 MPB
372 1507 Miles Davis A Tribute to Jack Johnson 1971 Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Rock
373 1524 The Only Ones The Only Ones 1978 New Wave, Power Pop
374 1525 Bruce Springsteen Greetings from Asbury Park N.J. 1973 Heartland Rock
375 1530 Sister Sledge We Are Family 1979 Disco, Pop Soul
376 1533 Parliament Funkentelechy vs. the Placebo Syndrome 1977 P-Funk
377 1534 Boz Scaggs Silk Degrees 1976 Adult Contemporary, Blue Eyed Soul, Pop Rock
378 1535 Serge Gainsbourg Aux armes et caetera 1979 Reggae     
379 1548 Millie Jackson Caught Up 1974 Southern Soul
380 1550 Eno Discreet Music 1975 Ambient, Modern Classical
381 1552 Van Morrison Tupelo Honey 1971 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
382 1561 Elton John Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy 1975 Pop Rock
383 1572 Various Artists The Concert for Bangla Desh 1971 Folk Rock
384 1573 Peter Tosh Legalize It 1976 Roots Reggae
385 1575 Neil Young & Crazy Horse Live Rust 1979 Country Rock, Singer/Songwriter
386 1578 Caravan In the Land of Grey and Pink 1971 Canterbury Scene
387 1579 Queen A Day at the Races 1976 Hard Rock     
388 1581 Jackson Browne Jackson Browne (Saturate Before Using) 1972 Singer/Songwriter
389 1583 Germs (GI) 1979 Hardcore Punk     
390 1589 Steely Dan The Royal Scam 1976 Pop Rock
391 1602 Betty Carter The Audience with Betty Carter 1979 Vocal Jazz
392 1604 The Adverts Crossing the Red Sea with The Adverts 1978 Punk Rock
393 1605 Roy Harper Stormcock 1971 Progressive Folk, Singer/Songwriter
394 1610 J.J. Cale Naturally 1972 Americana, Blues Rock, Country Rock
395 1612 Rory Gallagher Irish Tour '74 1974 Blues Rock
396 1614 Miles Davis Miles Davis at Plugged Nickel, Chicago 1976 Jazz
397 1625 Faust Faust 1971 Krautrock
398 1626 Warren Zevon Excitable Boy 1978 Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter
399 1639 Gil Scott-Heron Pieces of a Man 1971 Soul
400 1644 Clifton Chenier Bogalusa Boogie 1975 Zydeco
401 1646 The Meters Rejuvenation 1974 Funk, New Orleans R&B
402 1653 Public Image Ltd. Public Image - First Issue 1978 Art Punk, Post-Punk
403 1659 Pink Floyd Animals 1977 Art Rock, Progressive Rock
404 1660 Lou Reed Coney Island Baby 1975 Art Rock, Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
405 1661 Blue Öyster Cult Agents of Fortune 1976 Hard Rock
406 1663 Faust The Faust Tapes 1973 Krautrock
407 1664 Dennis Wilson Pacific Ocean Blue 1977 Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
408 1666 Kris Kristofferson Kristofferson/Me and Bobby McGee 1970 Outlaw Country, Singer/Songwriter
409 1673 The Meters Look-Ka Py Py 1970 Funk
410 1683 Dead Boys Young Loud and Snotty 1977 Punk Rock
411 1686 Ton Steine Scherben Keine Macht für Niemand 1972 Deutschrock          
412 1713 Elton John Tumbleweed Connection 1970 Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter
413 1714 Frank Zappa/The Mothers Over-Nite Sensation 1973 Art Rock, Experimental Rock
414 1715 Throbbing Gristle Second Annual Report 1977 Industrial
415 1721 Shuggie Otis Inspiration Information 1974 Psychedelic Soul
416 1722 Todd Rundgren Todd 1974 Art Pop, Pop Rock, Progressive Pop
417 1723 The Temptations All Directions 1972 Psychedelic Soul
418 1724 Hawkwind Doremi Fasol Latido 1972 Space Rock
419 1729 Donny Hathaway Extension of a Man 1973 Soul
420 1736 The Doors Absolutely Live 1970 Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock
421 1741 Cat Stevens Teaser and the Firecat 1971 Folk Pop, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
422 1755 Ry Cooder Bop Till You Drop 1979 Roots Rock
423 1759 Big Youth Screaming Target 1972 Deejay, Roots Reggae
424 1764 David Bowie The Man Who Sold the World 1970 Glam Rock
425 1772 The Raincoats The Raincoats 1979 Art Punk, Post-Punk
426 1776 Bob Marley and The Wailers Babylon by Bus 1978 Roots Reggae
427 1779 Aretha Franklin Spirit in the Dark 1970 Deep Soul
428 1783 Dr. John Dr. John's Gumbo 1972 New Orleans R&B
429 1787 Ry Cooder Chicken Skin Music 1976 Blues, Country Rock, Roots Rock
430 1790 Dave Holland Conference of the Birds 1973 Avant-Garde Jazz
431 1797 King Crimson Larks' Tongues in Aspic 1973 Progressive Rock
432 1806 Little Feat Feats Don't Fail Me Now 1974 Southern Rock
433 1808 The Saints Eternally Yours 1978 Punk Rock
434 1813 Jacques Brel Brel 1977 Chanson à texte     
435 1816 Linton Kwesi Johnson Forces of Victory 1979 Dub Poetry
436 1824 Giorgio Moroder From Here to Eternity 1977 Italo-Disco
437 1829 Curtis Mayfield There's No Place Like America Today 1975 Funk, Soul
438 1830 Stephen Stills Stephen Stills 1970 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
439 1847 Charlie Haden Liberation Music Orchestra 1970 Experimental Big Band
440 1851 Emerson, Lake & Palmer Tarkus 1971 Symphonic Prog
441 1855 The Band Rock of Ages 1972 Folk Rock, Roots Rock
442 1858 Jorge Ben África Brasil 1976 Funk, MPB, Samba-Rock
443 1866 Michel Polnareff Polnareff's 1971 Baroque Pop, French Pop
444 1867 Anthony Braxton For Alto 1971 Free Jazz
445 1868 Waylon Jennings Honky Tonk Heroes 1973 Outlaw Country
446 1886 War The World Is a Ghetto 1972 Funk, Soul
447 1893 Earth, Wind & Fire That's the Way of the World 1975 Funk, Soul
448 1902 Ornette Coleman Dancing in Your Head 1977 Avant-Garde Jazz, Jazz Fusion
449 1905 Brigitte Fontaine & Art Ensemble of Chicago Comme à la Radio 1970 Chamber Jazz
450 1908 Popol Vuh In den Gärten Pharaos 1971 Ambient, Krautrock
451 1910 Philip Glass Einstein on the Beach 1979 Minimalism, Opera
452 1911 Willie Colón & Rubén Blades Siembra 1978 Salsa Dura
453 1912 Chico Buarque Construção 1971 MPB, Singer/Songwriter
454 1914 Fleetwood Mac Tusk 1979 Pop Rock
455 1917 Dr. Feelgood Stupidity 1976 British Blues, Pub Rock
456 1923 Bill Withers Just As I Am 1971 Soul
457 1924 Augustus Pablo East of the River Nile 1977 Reggae
458 1925 Nina Hagen Band Nina Hagen Band 1978 Deutschrock     
459 1926 Rainbow Rising 1976 Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
460 1931 The Beach Boys Holland 1973 Pop Rock
461 1937 The Residents The Third Reich 'n' Roll 1976 Experimental Rock, Musical Parody, Satire
462 1941 Buzzcocks Love Bites 1978 Pop Punk
463 1947 Faust IV 1973 Krautrock
464 1955 Tom Zé Estudando o samba 1976 MPB, Samba          
465 1958 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band Lick My Decals Off, Baby 1970 Art Rock, Experimental Rock
466 1959 The Rolling Stones It's Only Rock 'n' Roll 1974 Rock
467 1961 Cheap Trick In Color 1977 Hard Rock, Power Pop
468 1969 Tom Waits Small Change 1976 Singer/Songwriter
469 1978 Graham Parker & The Rumour Heat Treatment 1976 Pub Rock, Roots Rock, Singer/Songwriter
470 1984 Aretha Franklin Young, Gifted and Black 1972 Deep Soul, Smooth Soul
471 1987 João Gilberto Amoroso 1977 Bossa Nova
472 1994 Os Novos Baianos Acabou Chorare 1972 MPB, Samba     
473 1997 Emmylou Harris Pieces of the Sky 1975 Country
474 2000 Lynyrd Skynyrd Street Survivors 1977 Southern Rock
475 2002 Magma Mekanik Destruktiw Kommandöh 1973 Zeuhl     
476 2008 Fela Anikulapo Kuti Sorrow Tears and Blood/Black President [1981] 1977 Afrobeat          
477 2009 Miles Davis Live Evil 1971 Jazz Fusion
478 2011 The Mighty Diamonds Right Time 1976 Roots Reggae
479 2014 Curtis Mayfield Curtis/Live! 1971 Chicago Soul
480 2019 Joan Armatrading Joan Armatrading 1976 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
481 2020 Charles Mingus Let My Children Hear Music 1972 Experimental Big Band, Third Stream
482 2021 Townes Van Zandt The Late Great Townes Van Zandt 1972 Country, Singer/Songwriter
483 2026 Emerson, Lake & Palmer Brain Salad Surgery 1973 Progressive Rock
484 2032 Eric Clapton Slowhand 1977 Blues Rock
485 2034 Vashti Bunyan Just Another Diamond Day 1970 Chamber Folk, Singer/Songwriter
486 2041 Dion Born to Be with You 1975 Baroque Pop, Pop Rock
487 2045 Jackson Browne For Everyman 1973 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
488 2046 Art Ensemble of Chicago Les Stances a Sophie 1970 Avant-Garde Jazz, Film Soundtrack
489 2050 Albert Collins Ice Pickin' 1978 Electric Texas Blues
490 2061 Parliament The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein 1976 P-Funk
491 2068 Rory Gallagher Live! In Europe 1972 Blues Rock
492 2073 Amon Düül II Yeti 1970 Krautrock, Psychedelic Rock
493 2074 Van Morrison Into the Music 1979 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
494 2078 Cluster Zuckerzeit 1974 Electronic, Krautrock
495 2081 Barry White Can't Get Enough 1974 Smooth Soul
496 2086 Willie Nelson Phases and Stages 1974 Outlaw Country
497 2093 The Dictators Go Girl Crazy! 1975 Hard Rock, Proto-Punk
498 2097 The Roches The Roches 1979 Folk Pop
499 2099 Otis Redding/The Jimi Hendrix Experience Historic Performances Recorded at the Monterey International Pop Festival 1970 Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock, Soul
500 2103 Can Soon Over Babaluma 1974 Krautrock
501 2105 Michael Hurley/The Unholy Modal Rounders/Jeffrey Fredericks & The Clamtones Have Moicy! 1976 Contemporary Folk
502 2110 Joe Ely Honky Tonk Masquerade 1978 Country Rock, Outlaw Country
503 2116 Donny Hathaway Live 1972 Deep Soul
504 2117 Planxty Planxty 1973 Irish Folk Music
505 2119 Peter Gabriel Peter Gabriel (I) 1977 Art Rock
506 2122 The Fall Live at the Witch Trials 1979 Post-Punk
507 2125 Lou Reed Street Hassle 1978 Glam Rock
508 2128 Yes Tales from Topographic Oceans 1973 Symphonic Prog
509 2129 Various Artists No New York 1978 No Wave
510 2130 Guy Clark Old No. 1 1975 Outlaw Country, Singer/Songwriter
511 2134 Steel Pulse Handsworth Revolution 1978 Roots Reggae
512 2135 Stephen Stills Manassas 1972 Country Rock, Folk Rock
513 2139 Pink Floyd Atom Heart Mother 1970 Progressive Rock, Psychedelic Rock
514 2146 Terry Callier What Color Is Love 1972 Chicago Soul     
515 2150 Labelle Nightbirds 1974 Soul
516 2153 Tubeway Army Replicas 1979 New Wave, Synthpop     
517 2156 David Bowie Lodger 1979 Art Rock
518 2171 Pat Metheny Pat Metheny Group 1978 Jazz Fusion
519 2173 Rod Stewart Atlantic Crossing 1975 Pop Rock
520 2177 Dr. Feelgood Malpractice 1975 British Blues, Pub Rock     
521 2182 Joan Manuel Serrat Mediterráneo 1971 Nueva canción española     
522 2185 Secos & Molhados Secos & Molhados 1973 Art Pop, Folk Pop, Progressive Pop     
523 2195 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band The Spotlight Kid 1972 Blues Rock, Experimental Rock
524 2200 Caetano Veloso Transa 1972 MPB, Singer/Songwriter     
525 2202 Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band 1976 Disco     
526 2210 David Ackles American Gothic 1972 Americana, Singer/Songwriter
527 2213 Blondie Eat to the Beat 1979 New Wave, Pop Rock
528 2216 Third Ear Band Third Ear Band 1970 Free Folk, Progressive Folk
529 2219 Wild Tchoupitoulas Wild Tchoupitoulas 1976 Funk, New Orleans R&B
530 2221 Townes Van Zandt Live at the Old Quarter, Houston, Texas 1977 Country, Singer/Songwriter
531 2222 Cabaret Voltaire Mix-Up 1979 Industrial, Minimal Wave
532 2233 Television Adventure 1978 New Wave, Post-Punk
533 2240 J.J. Cale Troubadour 1976 Blues Rock, Country Rock     
534 2242 Camarón La leyenda del tiempo 1979 Flamenco Nuevo     
535 2247 The Stranglers No More Heroes 1977 Post-Punk, Punk Rock
536 2254 Donny Hathaway Everything Is Everything 1970 Chicago Soul
537 2261 Frank Zappa Apostrophe (') 1974 Art Rock, Experimental Rock, Jazz-Rock
538 2263 Bob Marley and The Wailers Kaya 1978 Roots Reggae
539 2267 Wishbone Ash Argus 1972 Hard Rock, Progressive Rock
540 2268 Chick Corea & Return to Forever Light As a Feather 1973 Jazz Fusion
541 2278 Ash Ra Tempel Schwingungen 1972 Krautrock, Psychedelic Rock
542 2279 Eagles Eagles 1972 Country Rock
543 2283 Scorpions Lovedrive 1979 Hard Rock, Heavy Metal     
544 2284 Traffic The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys 1971 Progressive Rock
545 2294 McCoy Tyner Enlightenment 1974 Modal Jazz, Spiritual Jazz
546 2304 Gong Radio Gnome Invisible Part I: Flying Teapot 1973 Canterbury Scene, Space Rock
547 2309 The Original London Concept Recording Jesus Christ Superstar 1970 Rock Opera, Show Tunes
548 2328 George Benson Breezin' 1976 Jazz-Funk, Smooth Jazz, Soul Jazz
549 2332 AC/DC T.N.T./High Voltage 1976 Hard Rock     
550 2334 The Who The Who by Numbers 1975 Hard Rock
551 2339 John Coltrane Interstellar Space 1974 Free Jazz
552 2341 Elton John Elton John 1970 Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
553 2343 The Residents Eskimo 1979 Experimental
554 2344 Ramones Road to Ruin 1978 Punk Rock
555 2347 Nico Desertshore 1970 Avant-Folk, Chamber Folk
556 2366 Herbie Hancock Mwandishi 1971 Jazz Fusion
557 2369 Sun Ra Space Is the Place 1973 Free Jazz
558 2371 The Stranglers The Raven 1979 New Wave, Post-Punk     
559 2377 The O'Jays Ship Ahoy 1973 Philly Soul
560 2382 Van Morrison His Band and The Street Choir 1970 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
561 2383 Aretha Franklin Aretha Live at Fillmore West 1971 Deep Soul
562 2393 Jorge Ben A Tábua de Esmeralda 1974 MPB, Samba-Rock     
563 2394 Tom Waits The Heart of Saturday Night 1974 Singer/Songwriter
564 2397 Veneno Veneno 1977 Andalusian Rock, Flamenco Nuevo     
565 2399 B.B. King Live in Cook County Jail 1971 Electric Blues
566 2406 Funkadelic Funkadelic 1970 Funk Rock, P-Funk
567 2411 Rod Stewart Never a Dull Moment 1972 Pop Rock
568 2413 The Abyssinians Forward Onto Zion/Satta Masa Gana 1976 Roots Reggae     
569 2415 John Phillips John Phillips (John the Wolfking of L.A.) 1970 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
570 2421 Herbie Hancock Sextant 1973 Jazz Fusion
571 2430 Allen Toussaint Southern Nights 1975 New Orleans R&B, Southern Soul
572 2431