70s albums - a decade of contrast

A Listmania! list by "edgeoftheworld"
 
L.A Woman
1.  L.A Woman by The Doors
The list author says:
  "The band's swansong sees them return to their swamp blues roots"
£10.00   Used & New from: £1.48
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (107 customer reviews)

Transformer
2.  Transformer by Lou Reed
The list author says:
  "New York glam at its most ironic and entertaining"
£8.97   Used & New from: £1.00
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (110 customer reviews)

Exile On Main Street
3.  Exile On Main Street by The Rolling Stones
The list author says:
  "The last great Stones album, and possibly their best"
£10.00   Used & New from: £1.19
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (170 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Led Zeppelin IV
4.  Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin
The list author says:
  "Their most folksy album. And the one featuring Stairway To Heaven of course"
£7.99   Used & New from: £1.03
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (192 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Raw Power
5.  Raw Power by Iggy & The Stooges
The list author says:
  "Flat out, no frills punk rock. Before punk even existed"
£4.99   Used & New from: £2.22
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars
6.  The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
The list author says:
  "The quintessential Bowie album"
£8.57   Used & New from: £2.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (228 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

There's A Riot Goin' On
7.  There's A Riot Goin' On by Sly & The Family Stone
The list author says:
  "Funk and politics perfectly fused"
£6.55   Used & New from: £0.65
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Electric Warrior [30th Anniversary Special Edition]
8.  Electric Warrior [30th Anniversary Special Edition] by Marc Bolan & T Rex
The list author says:
  "The glam pixie's best"
£31.37   Used & New from: £1.51
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews)

Blood on the Tracks
9.  Blood on the Tracks by Bob Dylan
The list author says:
  "Possibly the most complete album of arguably the most distinguished career in modern music"
£6.80   Used & New from: £1.10
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (133 customer reviews)

GP / Grievous Angel
10.  GP / Grievous Angel by Gram Parsons
The list author says:
  "Bitter sweet country tunes"
£6.88   Used & New from: £1.00
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

Future Days
11.  Future Days by Can
The list author says:
  "The most laid back offering from the german experimentalists, and one of the best chill out albums around"
£15.67   Used & New from: £11.99
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

Dark Side of the Moon
12.  Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd
The list author says:
  "Surprisingly uncommercial offering given the tens of millions of copies sold"
Used & New from: £1.49
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (594 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Man Machine
13.  The Man Machine by Kraftwerk
The list author says:
  "An album and a band who changed the face of modern music"
£13.74   Used & New from: £5.39
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

Horses
14.  Horses by Patti Smith
The list author says:
  "Poetry and punk meet rock n roll head on"
£6.99   Used & New from: £2.93
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Idiot
15.  The Idiot by Iggy Pop
The list author says:
  "Iggy and Bowie team up in Berlin to produce a strangely sinister album"
£7.11   Used & New from: £2.36
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Ramones
16.  Ramones by Ramones
The list author says:
  "Perfect two minute pop songs masquerading as idiot rock"
£8.16   Used & New from: £2.61
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

Marquee Moon
17.  Marquee Moon by Television
The list author says:
  "Art punk born from the CBGB scene"
£7.57   Used & New from: £1.93
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (45 customer reviews)

Never Mind the Bollocks: Here's the Sex Pistols
18.  Never Mind the Bollocks: Here's the Sex Pistols by Sex Pistols
The list author says:
  "Nevermind the hype,one of the most influential guitar albums ever"
£3.64   Used & New from: £0.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (160 customer reviews)

The Clash [UK Version]
19.  The Clash [UK Version] by The Clash
The list author says:
  "A practically perfect classic debut album"
£7.14   Used & New from: £1.10
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (49 customer reviews)

Inflammable Material
20.  Inflammable Material by Stiff Little Fingers
The list author says:
  "Ulster's finest prove that punk was happening away from the King's Road"
£6.99   Used & New from: £1.00
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Parallel Lines
21.  Parallel Lines by Blondie
The list author says:
  "Arguably more of a singles band, this proves they could produce a classic album with this fine collection of disco and NY chic"
£5.00   Used & New from: £1.40
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

Rust Never Sleeps
22.  Rust Never Sleeps by Neil Young
The list author says:
  "A career best that delivers everything from acoustic folk to no frills hard rock and many things inbetween"
£6.69   Used & New from: £3.02
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Unknown Pleasures
23.  Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
The list author says:
  "Chilly post punk masterpiece"
£7.99   Used & New from: £3.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (65 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

London Calling
24.  London Calling by The Clash
The list author says:
  "Shows how far they had come in a short time, taking in a wide range of musical styles to produce their best album"
£4.99   Used & New from: £0.70
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (105 customer reviews)

Metal Box
25.  Metal Box by Public Image Limited
The list author says:
  "John Lydon shows that he kept some of his best songs for life after the Pistols"
Used & New from: £21.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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