The Best Singer-Songwriter Albums of the 1970s

1. Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark

Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark
January 1, 1974
Critic Score
100
5 reviews

2. Bob Dylan - Blood on the Tracks

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

3. Joni Mitchell - Blue

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

4. Neil Young - Tonight's The Night

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

5. James Taylor - Sweet Baby James

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

6. John Prine - John Prine

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

7. Randy Newman - 12 Songs

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

8. Guy Clark - Old No. 1

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

9. Cat Stevens - Tea for the Tillerman

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

10. Cat Stevens - Teaser and the Firecat

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

11. Gram Parsons - Grievous Angel

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

13. Neil Young - Decade

Neil Young - Decade
October 28, 1977
Critic Score
100
1 review

14. Caetano Veloso - Caetano Veloso (A Little More Blue)

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

15. Gram Parsons - GP

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

17. Gene Clark - No Other

Gene Clark - No Other
September 1, 1974
Critic Score
100
1 review

18. Jackson Browne - Late For The Sky

Jackson Browne - Late For The Sky
September 1, 1974
Critic Score
100
1 review

19. Randy Newman - Good Old Boys

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

20. Patti Smith - Horses

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

21. Carole King - Tapestry

Carole King - Tapestry
February 10, 1971
Critic Score
97
3 reviews

22. Todd Rundgren - Something/Anything?

Todd Rundgren - Something/Anything?
February 1, 1972
Critic Score
97
3 reviews

23. Nick Drake - Pink Moon

Nick Drake - Pink Moon
February 25, 1972
Critic Score
96
5 reviews

24. Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water

Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
January 26, 1970
Critic Score
95
7 reviews

25. John Lennon - Imagine

John Lennon - Imagine
September 9, 1971
Critic Score
95
4 reviews
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