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The Best Soul Albums of the 1970s

1. Stevie Wonder - Innervisions

Stevie Wonder - Innervisions
August 3, 1973
Critic Score
100
3 reviews

2. Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On

Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
August 28, 1973
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

3. Boz Scaggs - Silk Degrees

Boz Scaggs - Silk Degrees
February 1, 1976
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

4. Stevie Wonder - Talking Book

Stevie Wonder - Talking Book
October 28, 1972
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

5. Bill Withers - Still Bill

Bill Withers - Still Bill
May 1, 1972
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

6. The O'Jays - Back Stabbers

The O'Jays - Back Stabbers
August 1, 1972
Critic Score
100
1 review

8. Al Green - Call Me

Al Green - Call Me
April 1, 1973
Critic Score
100
1 review

9. Al Green - Greatest Hits

Al Green - Greatest Hits
April 1, 1975
Critic Score
99
2 reviews

10. Al Green - I'm Still in Love with You

Al Green - I'm Still in Love with You
October 23, 1972
Critic Score
98
3 reviews

11. Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life

Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life
September 28, 1976
Critic Score
98
4 reviews

12. Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson - Winter in America

Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson - Winter in America
May 1, 1974
Critic Score
97
2 reviews

13. Al Green - Let's Stay Together

Al Green - Let's Stay Together
January 31, 1972
Critic Score
96
3 reviews

14. Curtis Mayfield - Superfly

Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
July 1, 1972
Critic Score
96
2 reviews

15. Curtis Mayfield - Curtis

Curtis Mayfield - Curtis
September 1, 1970
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

16. Al Green - Gets Next to You

Al Green - Gets Next to You
August 14, 1971
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

17. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On

Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
May 21, 1971
Critic Score
93
3 reviews

18. The Isley Brothers - The Heat Is On

The Isley Brothers - The Heat Is On
June 1, 1975
Critic Score
92
2 reviews

19. Labelle - Nightbirds

Labelle - Nightbirds
September 13, 1974
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

20. James Brown - Sex Machine

James Brown - Sex Machine
August 1, 1970
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

21. Minnie Riperton - Perfect Angel

Minnie Riperton - Perfect Angel
August 12, 1974
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

23. Bill Withers - Just As I Am

Bill Withers - Just As I Am
May 1, 1971
Critic Score
90
1 review

24. Allen Toussaint - Southern Nights

Allen Toussaint - Southern Nights
May 1, 1975
Critic Score
90
1 review

25. Toni Tornado - BR-3

Toni Tornado - BR-3
April 15, 1971
Critic Score
90
1 review
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