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Top 200 albums of the '70s (Cont'd):

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109. John Lennon -- Imagine

110. The Congos -- Heart Of The Congos

111. Leonard Cohen -- New Skin For The Old Ceremony

112. Bob Dylan -- Blood On The Tracks

113. The Who -- Who's Next

114. Brian Eno -- Another Green World

115. Ramones -- Rocket To Russia

116. Toots & Maytals -- Funky Kingston

117. Augustus Pablo -- King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown

118. Sex Pistols -- Never Mind the Bollocks

119. The Jam -- All Mod Cons

120. Elvis Costello -- This Year's Model

121. Blondie -- Parallel Lines

122. Talking Heads -- Talking Heads '77

123. Cymande -- S/T

124. Buzzcocks Singles Going Steady

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The Ramones were seminal, the Clash political, and the Sex Pistols apocalyptical, but for sheer pint-fueled aggro energy, you can't top Singles. From the cheeky opening shot of "Orgasm Addict" to more serious rants "What Do I Get?" and "Ever Fallen In Love," the Buzzcocks' singles showed that love had a place in punk -- albeit a delightfully twisted one. -- John Schacht

125. Iggy Pop -- Lust for Life

126. King Crimson -- Starless and Bible Black

127. Van Morrison -- Tupelo Honey

128. Pink Floyd -- Wish You Were Here

129. The Wailers -- Burnin'

130. Black Sabbath -- Paranoid

131. Police -- Outlandos D'Amour

132. Humble Pie -- Rock On

133. Miles Davis -- Live: Evil

134. Creedence Clearwater Revival -- Cosmo's Factory

135. AC/DC -- Highway to Hell

136. Donna Summer -- On The Radio

137. The B-52'S -- The B-52's

138. Elton John -- Tumbleweed Connection

139. Various Artists -- Saturday Night Fever

140. Queen -- A Night At the Opera

141. Doors -- L.A. Woman

142. Yes -- Close to the Edge

143. Rikki Lee Jones -- S/T

144. Ashford & Simpson -- Is It Still Good To Ya

145. O'Jays -- Backstabbers

146. Al Green -- Let's Stay Together

147. Claudia Lennear -- Phew

148. Rasputin's Stash -- S/T

149. Black Merda -- S/T

150. Carole King -- Tapestry

151. Donald Byrd -- Ethiopian Knights

152. Jimi Hendrix -- Band of Gypsys

153. Eddie Kendricks -- People...Hold On

154. Harold Melvin & the Bluenotes -- Wake Up Everybody

155. The Brothers Johnson -- Look Out For #1

156. Rufus -- Rags To Rufus

157. Quincy Jones -- Sounds and Stuff Like That

158. Aerosmith -- Toys In The Attic

159. Dorothy Moore -- Misty Blue

160. Edwin Birdsong -- Supernatural

161. The Dramatics -- Watcha See Is Watcha Get

162. James Luther Dickinson -- Dixie Fried

163. Commodores -- S/T

164. Joni Mitchell -- Court & Spark

165. David Crosby -- If I Could Only Remember My Name...

166. Betty Davis -- S/T

167. The Last Poets -- This Is Madness

168. Roberta Flack -- Chapter Two

169. The Jacksons -- Destiny

170. The Temptations -- All Directions

171. The Main Ingredient -- Euphrates River

172. Hank Williams Jr. -- Whiskey Bent And Hell Bound

173. Tom Waits -- Small Change

174. The Stylistics -- S/T

175. Joe Cocker -- Mad Dogs & Englishmen

176. T.Rex -- Electric Warrior

177. Stevie Wonder Innervisions

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Innervisions qualifies as Wonder's first innovative masterwork. The peerless "Living For the City" demonstrates how the consummate musician wove soul, jazz, and pop into stories of the American, especially Black American, cultural landscape of the early 1970s. -- Samir Shukla

178. Kraftwerk -- Trans-Europe Express

179. Sly & the Family Stone -- There's A Riot Goin' On

180. Esther Phillips -- From A Whisper to A Scream

181. Fanny -- Charity Ball

182. Delaney & Bonnie -- Motel Shot

183. Eddie Hinton -- Very Extremely Dangerous

184. Eugene McDaniels -- Headless Heroes of the Apocalypse

185. Kool & the Gang -- Wild & Peaceful

186. Sylvester & the Hot Band -- Scratch My Flower

187. Waylon Jennings -- Honky Tonk Heroes

188. Boz Scaggs -- Silk Degrees

189. Johnnie Taylor -- One Step Beyond

190. Steve Miller Band -- Fly Like An Eagle

191. Jimmy Castor Bunch -- It's Just Begun

192. Phoebe Snow -- Never Letting Go

193. Chuck Brown & the Soul Searchers -- Bustin' Loose

194. Jon Lucien -- Rashida

195. The Wild Tchoupitoulas -- Wild Tchoupitoulas

196. Parliament -- Mothership Connection

197. Johnny Guitar Watson -- A Real Mother For Ya

198. The Chi-Lites -- (For God's Sake) Give More Power to the People

199. Marianne Faithfull -- Broken English

200. Diana Ross -- S/T

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Top 200 albums of the '70s

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