Sunday, August 28, 2016

Fave albums of the 1970s

1. New York Dolls: In Too Much Too Soon (Mercury, 1974)
2. Sly & The Family Stone: There's A Riot Goin' On (Epic, 1971)
3. Rolling Stones: Exile on Main Street (Rolling Stones, 1972)
4. X-Ray Spex: Germfree Adolescents (EMI, 1978)
5. Big Star: Radio City (Ardent, 1974)
6. Steely Dan: Can’t Buy a Thrill (ABC, 1972)
7. Miles Davis: Dark Magus (CBS-Sony, 1977)
8. Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band: Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band (RCA Victor, 1976)
9. Culture: Two Sevens Clash (Joe Gibbs, 1977)
10. The Stooges: Fun House (Elektra, 1970)
Cheater’s option 1: The 1977 repackaging of both 1970s NY Dolls albums
Cheater’s option 2: Tom Zé: Brazil Classics 4: The Best of Tom Zé (Luaka Bop/Warner Bros., 1990), a compilation of 1970s album tracks
Cheater’s option 3: Disc One of Can: Tago Mago (United Artists, 1971)
*Discogs tells me that the 1987 Shanachie CD I've been listening to for over two decades programmed Side Two first! My world is all discombobulated now.
** Although I still take "L.A. Blues" as an opportunity to gather my things, pick up my popcorn bucket, and leave the theatre.



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