Acclaimed Music - The 500 Most Recommended Artists of the '70s

The 500 Most Recommended Artists of the '70s


1 David Bowie
2 The Rolling Stones
3 Neil Young
4 The Clash
5 Stevie Wonder
6 Bob Marley and The Wailers
7 Led Zeppelin
8 Bruce Springsteen
9 Marvin Gaye
10 Pink Floyd
11 Bob Dylan
12 Elvis Costello
13 John Lennon
14 Sex Pistols
15 Joni Mitchell
16 Kraftwerk
17 Ramones
18 The Who
19 Roxy Music
20 Lou Reed
21 Al Green
22 Elton John
23 Black Sabbath
24 Van Morrison
25 Patti Smith
26 Steely Dan
27 Fleetwood Mac
28 Funkadelic/Parliament
29 T. Rex
30 Randy Newman
31 Eagles
32 Queen
33 Brian Eno
34 Blondie
35 Talking Heads
36 Curtis Mayfield
37 Big Star
38 Rod Stewart
39 The Stooges
40 Television
41 Deep Purple
42 Sly and the Family Stone
43 The Jam
44 Wire
45 Joy Division
46 Chic
47 Can
48 Aerosmith
49 Nick Drake
50 The Police
51 Iggy Pop
52 The Velvet Underground
53 Miles Davis
54 Jackson Browne
55 Carole King
56 Derek and The Dominos
57 Crosby, Stills, Nash (& Young)
58 Creedence Clearwater Revival
59 AC/DC
60 Michael Jackson
61 Lynyrd Skynyrd
62 The Doors
63 Alice Cooper
64 The Allman Brothers Band
65 Paul McCartney
66 Donna Summer
67 Simon and Garfunkel
68 Gram Parsons
69 James Brown
70 Buzzcocks
71 ABBA
72 Grateful Dead
73 Jonathan Richman/The Modern Lovers
74 Suicide
75 Todd Rundgren
76 Thin Lizzy
77 Gang of Four
78 New York Dolls
79 Genesis
80 Yes
81 John Cale
82 Public Image Ltd.
83 Paul Simon
84 The Specials
85 George Harrison
86 Pere Ubu
87 The Temptations
88 Santana
89 Mott the Hoople
90 Ian Dury
91 Little Feat
92 Serge Gainsbourg
93 Kiss
94 Bee Gees
95 Willie Nelson
96 Leonard Cohen
97 Janis Joplin/Big Brother and The Holding Company
98 The O'Jays
99 Tom Petty
100 The Beach Boys
101 The Band
102 The Beatles
103 Jimmy Cliff
104 The Cure
105 Cheap Trick
106 The Undertones
107 Tom Waits
108 The B-52's
109 James Taylor
110 Robert Wyatt
111 Aretha Franklin
112 Eric Clapton
113 Blue Öyster Cult
114 Dolly Parton
115 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band
116 Billy Joel
117 Kate Bush
118 Jethro Tull
119 Devo
120 Bob Seger
121 Tim Buckley
122 The Damned
123 Graham Parker
124 Fela Kuti
125 Van Halen
126 The Kinks
127 Flamin' Groovies
128 Herbie Hancock
129 Augustus Pablo
130 Dire Straits
131 Cat Stevens
132 Sparks
133 Neu!
134 Burning Spear
135 X-Ray Spex
136 Boston
137 Bill Withers
138 Carpenters
139 Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
140 Warren Zevon
141 Richard Hell & The Voidoids
142 Ry Cooder
143 Lee Perry & The Upsetters
144 Electric Light Orchestra
145 The Cars
146 Gary Numan
147 Isaac Hayes
148 Nick Lowe
149 Earth, Wind & Fire
150 Steve Miller Band
151 Mahavishnu Orchestra
152 Free
153 Richard and Linda Thompson
154 XTC
155 War
156 John Martyn
157 Weather Report
158 Toots and The Maytals
159 Meat Loaf
160 Faust
161 Mike Oldfield
162 Traffic
163 Jimi Hendrix
164 The Slits
165 10cc
166 Magazine
167 The Isley Brothers
168 Pretenders
169 Don McLean
170 King Crimson
171 Siouxsie and The Banshees
172 Spinners
173 Supertramp
174 Marianne Faithfull
175 The Sugarhill Gang
176 The Pop Group
177 The Stranglers
178 Faces
179 Gil Scott-Heron
180 Sister Sledge
181 The Only Ones
182 Gladys Knight and The Pips
183 Madness
184 ZZ Top
185 Harry Nilsson
186 John Prine
187 The Congos
188 Dr. Feelgood
189 Slade
190 Ann Peebles
191 The Jackson 5
192 Joe Jackson
193 Linda Ronstadt
194 The Saints
195 The Doobie Brothers
196 Gloria Gaynor
197 Stiff Little Fingers
198 Culture
199 Townes Van Zandt
200 Keith Jarrett
201 Chick Corea
202 Peter Tosh
203 The Staple Singers
204 Labelle
205 Average White Band
206 Jorge Ben
207 Kate and Anna McGarrigle
208 Freda Payne
209 J.J. Cale
210 Emmylou Harris
211 Emerson, Lake & Palmer
212 Peter Frampton
213 Stephen Stills
214 Steve Reich
215 The Meters
216 Peter Gabriel
217 Donny Hathaway
218 The Soft Machine
219 MC5
220 Tangerine Dream
221 Gordon Lightfoot
222 Frank Zappa/The Mothers of Invention
223 Syd Barrett
224 The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
225 Rickie Lee Jones
226 Throbbing Gristle
227 The Heartbreakers
228 The Chi-Lites
229 David Crosby
230 The Stylistics
231 Hawkwind
232 Carly Simon
233 Bad Company
234 Boz Scaggs
235 Bachman-Turner Overdrive
236 Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel
237 Edwin Starr
238 Daryl Hall & John Oates
239 Elvis Presley
240 Loretta Lynn
241 America
242 The Last Poets
243 Motörhead
244 Gene Clark
245 Bauhaus
246 Junior Murvin
247 Linton Kwesi Johnson
248 Mink DeVille
249 Art Ensemble of Chicago
250 Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares
251 Joe Cocker
252 Roberta Flack
253 Althea and Donna
254 Raspberries
255 Rush
256 Jean Michel Jarre
257 The Adverts
258 Shuggie Otis
259 Spirit
260 Dr. John
261 George McCrae
262 Muddy Waters
263 Camarón de la Isla
264 Jeff Beck
265 Squeeze
266 Léo Ferré
267 Elis Regina
268 Bryan Ferry
269 The Buggles
270 The Knack
271 João Gilberto
272 Diana Ross
273 Barry White
274 Milton Nascimento & Lô Borges
275 Kris Kristofferson
276 Cabaret Voltaire
277 The Trammps
278 Gilberto Gil
279 The Cramps
280 Sylvester
281 Gerry Rafferty
282 James Chance & The Contortions
283 Clifton Chenier
284 Waylon Jennings
285 Rory Gallagher
286 Van der Graaf Generator
287 Ike and Tina Turner
288 Max Romeo
289 Bunny Wailer
290 The Fall
291 Carla Bley
292 Big Youth
293 Grand Funk Railroad
294 KC and The Sunshine Band
295 The Guess Who
296 Brigitte Fontaine
297 Sweet
298 Dave Edmunds
299 Betty Wright
300 Joan Armatrading
301 Dion
302 Chico Buarque
303 John Fogerty
304 Millie Jackson
305 Willie Colón
306 Planxty
307 Charles Mingus
308 Michael Hurley/The Unholy Modal Rounders
309 The Germs
310 Radio Birdman
311 Manu Dibango
312 Os Novos Baianos
313 Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band
314 Dead Kennedys
315 Shirley and Co.
316 Dennis Wilson
317 Otis Redding
318 Dobie Gray
319 The Roches
320 George Benson
321 The Melodians
322 Heart
323 Johnny Nash
324 The Runaways
325 Bread
326 Tom Zé
327 Giorgio Moroder
328 M
329 The Raincoats
330 Nina Hagen Band
331 Ornette Coleman
332 The Boomtown Rats
333 The Human League
334 Gary Glitter
335 Terry Jacks
336 Vashti Bunyan
337 Plastic Bertrand
338 Joe Ely
339 Dillinger
340 Michel Polnareff
341 Steel Pulse
342 Candi Staton
343 Veneno
344 Antônio Carlos Jobim
345 Secos & Molhados
346 The Normal
347 The Undisputed Truth
348 George Jones
349 Pat Metheny
350 Albert Collins
351 Rainbow
352 Guy Clark
353 Roy Harper
354 The Original London Concept Recording
355 Dave Holland
356 Caetano Veloso
357 The Mighty Diamonds
358 McCoy Tyner
359 Edgar Winter Group
360 Melanie
361 Chicago
362 Caravan
363 Janis Ian
364 Stealers Wheel
365 Gilbert O'Sullivan
366 Betty Carter
367 Golden Earring
368 Third Ear Band
369 Kevin Coyne
370 The Dictators
371 The Residents
372 Dead Boys
373 Robert Fripp
374 Wild Cherry
375 The Selecter
376 Al Stewart
377 Gérard Manset
378 Joan Manuel Serrat
379 Smokey Robinson
380 Bobby Womack
381 Scott Joplin
382 Bob & Marcia
383 Bonnie Raitt
384 John Phillips
385 Christophe
386 Rufus & Chaka Khan
387 The Three Degrees
388 Popol Vuh
389 Philip Glass
390 Timmy Thomas
391 Badfinger
392 The Incredible Bongo Band
393 Delta 5
394 Rubén Blades
395 Lynn Anderson
396 Wild Tchoupitoulas
397 Gal Costa
398 Prince
399 Amon Düül II
400 Tony Bennett
401 Rick Nelson
402 David Ackles
403 Thelma Houston
404 The Hues Corporation
405 Anthony Braxton
406 McFadden and Whitehead
407 Mungo Jerry
408 Nino Ferrer
409 Delaney & Bonnie
410 Sammi Smith
411 Subway Sect
412 B.B. King
413 Mahmoud Ahmed
414 Ringo Starr
415 The Move
416 Carl Douglas
417 Wreckless Eric
418 Jacques Brel
419 Jesse Winchester
420 Ash Ra Tempel
421 Eddie and The Hot Rods
422 Sui Generis
423 Klaus Schulze
424 Nils Lofgren
425 Ken Boothe
426 U-Roy
427 John Denver
428 The Village People
429 Alton Ellis
430 Sun Ra
431 Hot Chocolate
432 Charlie Haden
433 Wayne Shorter
434 Charlie Rich
435 Nico
436 Eddie Kendricks
437 Swamp Dogg
438 Kansas
439 Jean Knight
440 The Flatlanders
441 David Essex
442 The Flying Lizards
443 Billy Paul
444 The Manhattans
445 Helen Reddy
446 Vainica Doble
447 Charlie Daniels Band
448 Evelyn "Champagne" King
449 Cecil Taylor
450 Peaches and Herb
451 The Chieftains
452 The Ruts
453 Bill Evans
454 Laura Nyro
455 MFSB
456 Peter Green
457 Mountain
458 León Gieco
459 Allen Toussaint
460 Horace Andy
461 Otis Rush
462 This Heat
463 Barbra Streisand
464 Crazy Horse
465 Shirley Collins
466 Cluster
467 Mekons
468 Eric Burdon
469 Jim Croce
470 Stories
471 Joe Simon
472 Gavin Bryars
473 Captain and Tennille
474 Manfred Mann
475 Area
476 Lyn Collins
477 Tom Verlaine
478 Bette Midler
479 Maria Muldaur
480 Sandy Denny
481 Anita Ward
482 Southside Johnny & The Asbury Jukes
483 The Abyssinians
484 Betty Davis
485 Premiata Forneria Marconi
486 Clarence Carter
487 Tom T. Hall
488 Joan Baez
489 Scorpions
490 Jane Birkin
491 Rodriguez
492 Eric Donaldson
493 Dave and Ansil Collins
494 Commodores
495 Air [USA]
496 Vicky Sue Robinson
497 John Coltrane
498 Holger Czukay
499 The Emotions
500 Elliott Murphy