Monday, April 19, 2010

The Essentials (Music): The 1970s


1960s • 1970s •
1980s1990s2000s

Amon Düül II / Yeti (1970)
The Beatles / Let it Be (1970)
Tim Buckley / Starsailor (1970)
Vashti Bunyan / Just Another Diamond Day (1970)
Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band / Lick My Decals Off, Baby (1970)
Miles Davis / Bitches Brew (1970)
Nick Drake / Bryter Layter (1970)
Funkadelic / Funkadelic (1970)
Jimi Hendrix / Band of Gypsys (1970)
Led Zeppelin / III (1970)
John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band (1970)
Linda Perhacs / Parallelograms (1970)
Soft Machine / Third (1970)
The Stooges / Funhouse (1970)
The Velvet Underground / Loaded (1970)
Neil Young / After the Gold Rush (1970)
The Beach Boys / Surf's Up (1971)
David Bowie / Hunky Dory (1971)
Can / Tago Mago (1971)
Leonard Cohen / Songs of Love and Hate (1971)
Comus / First Utterance (1971)
Karen Dalton / In My Own Time (1971)
Funkadelic / Maggot Brain (1971)
Serge Gainsbourg / Histoire de Melody Nelson (1971)
Led Zeppelin / Led Zeppelin IV (1971)
Lucifer / Black Mass (1971)
Joni Mitchell / Blue (1971)
Pink Floyd / Meddle (1971)
Sly & the Family Stone / There’s a Riot Goin’ On (1971)
T. Rex / Electric Warrior (1971)
Van Der Graaf Generator / Pawn Hearts (1971)
The Who / Who's Next (1971)
Ash Ra Tempel / Schwingungen (1972)
David Bowie / The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust... (1972)
Can / Ege Bamyasi (1972)
Miles Davis / Live-Evil (1972)
Miles Davis / On the Corner (1972)
Nick Drake / Pink Moon (1972)
Faust / So Far (1972)
Neu! / Neu! (1972)
The Rolling Stones / Exile on Main Street (1972)
Paul Simon / Paul Simon (1972)
T. Rex / The Slider (1972)
Yes / Close to Edge (1972)
Can / Future Days (1973)
John Cale / Paris 1919 (1973)
Herbie Hancock / Headhunters (1973)
Hawkwind / Space Ritual (1973)
Iggy & The Stooges / Raw Power (1973)
Magma / Mekanïk Destruktïw Kommandöh (1973)
Pink Floyd / Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
Roxy Music / For Your Pleasure (1973)
Judee Sill / Heart Food (1973)
Robert Ashley / In Sara, Mencken, Christ and Beethoven... (1974)
Cluster / Zuckerzeit (1974)
Brian Eno / Here Come the Warm Jets (1974)
Faust / IV (1974)
King Crimson / Red (1974)
King Crimson / Starless and Bible Black (1974)
Queen / Sheer Heart Attack (1974)
Tangerine Dream / Phaedra (1974)
Robert Wyatt / Rock Bottom (1974)
Neil Young / On the Beach (1974)
Area / Crac! (1975)
Bob Dylan / Blood on the Tracks (1975)
Brian Eno / Another Green World (1975)
Brian Eno / Discreet Music (1975)
Pink Floyd / Wish You Were Here (1975)
Harmonia / Deluxe (1975)
Anikulapo Kuti & Africa '70 / Expensive Shit (1975)
Patti Smith / Horses (1975)
The Modern Lovers / The Modern Lovers (1976)
Ramones / Ramones (1976)
The Residents / Third Reich 'n' Roll (1976)
David Bowie / "Heroes" (1977)
David Bowie / Low (1977)
The Clash / The Clash (1977)
Elvis Costello / My Aim is True (1977)
Brian Eno / Before and After Science (1977)
Richard Hell and the Voidoids / Blank Generation (1977)
Kraftwerk / Trans Europe Express (1977)
Giorgio Morder / From Here to Eternity (1977)
Iggy Pop / The Idiot (1977)
Ramones / Rocket to Russia (1977)
Sex Pistols / Nevermind the Bollocks… (1977)
Suicide / Suicide (1977)
Television / Marquee Moon (1977)
Wire / Pink Flag (1977)
Big Star / Third/Sister Lovers (1978)
Black Flag / Nervous Breakdown EP (1978)
Elvis Costello / This Year’s Model (1978)
Devo / Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo! (1978)
Brian Eno / Ambient 1: Music for Airports (1978)
Hosono & Yokoo / Cochin Moon (1978)
Kleenex / Untitled (1978)
Kraftwerk / The Man Machine (1978)
Nick Lowe / Jesus of Cool (1978)
Pere Ubu / The Modern Dance (1978)
Steve Reich / Music for 18 Musicians (1978)
The Slits / Cut (1978)
Talking Heads / More Songs About Buildings and Food (1978)
This Heat / This Heat (1978)
Various Artists / No New York (1978)
Wire / Chairs Missing (1978)
Art Bears / Winter Songs (1979)
Buzzcocks / Singles Going Steady (1979)
The Clash / London Calling (1979)
Lizzy Mercier Descloux / Press Color (1979)
Essential Logic / Beat Rhythm News - Waddle Ya Play? (1979)
Gang of Four / Entertainment! (1979)
Joy Division / Unknown Pleasures (1979)
The Pop Group / Y (1979)
Public Image Ltd. / Metal Box (1979)
The Raincoats / The Raincoats (1979)
Swell Maps / A Trip to Marineville (1979)
Talking Heads / Fear of Music (1979)
Throbbing Gristle / 20 Jazz Funk Greats (1979)
Wipers / Is This Real? (1979)
Wire / 154 (1979)
XTC / Drums and Wires (1979)

3 comments:

Unemployed said...

very, very impressive

noyoucmon said...

Cool list, and I love that you picked Kraftwerk for your '70s picture. Excellent choice.

Stereo Sanctity said...

Thanks guys. And yes, that Kraftwerk pic just felt too appropriate not to include.