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The Best Singer-Songwriter Albums of the 1970s

1.

Bob Dylan - Blood on the Tracks
January 20, 1975
Critic Score
100
6 reviews

2.

Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark
January 17, 1974
Critic Score
100
5 reviews

3.

Joni Mitchell - Blue
June 22, 1971
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

4.

James Taylor - Sweet Baby James
February 1, 1970
Critic Score
100
3 reviews

5.

Paul Simon - Paul Simon
January 24, 1972
Critic Score
100
3 reviews

6.

Neil Young - Tonight's The Night
June 20, 1975
Critic Score
100
3 reviews

7.

Neil Young - Decade
October 28, 1977
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

9.

John Prine - John Prine
January 1, 1971
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

10.

Randy Newman - 12 Songs
April 1, 1970
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

11.

Cat Stevens - Tea for the Tillerman
November 23, 1970
Critic Score
100
1 review

12.

Jackson Browne - Jackson Browne
January 1, 1972
Critic Score
100
1 review

14.

Caetano Veloso - Caetano Veloso (A Little More Blue)
July 3, 1971
Critic Score
100
1 review

17.

Cat Stevens - Teaser and the Firecat
October 1, 1971
Critic Score
100
1 review

18.

Gram Parsons - Grievous Angel
January 1, 1974
Critic Score
100
1 review

19.

Marcos Valle - Previsão do Tempo
January 1, 1973
Critic Score
100
1 review

20.

Gram Parsons - GP
January 1, 1973
Critic Score
100
1 review

21.

Guy Clark - Old No. 1
January 1, 1975
Critic Score
100
1 review

22.

Carole King - Tapestry
February 10, 1971
Critic Score
98
5 reviews

23.

Patti Smith - Horses
December 13, 1975
Critic Score
98
5 reviews

24.

Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
January 26, 1970
Critic Score
98
4 reviews

25.

Randy Newman - Good Old Boys
September 10, 1974
Critic Score
98
3 reviews
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