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The Best Folk Albums of the 1970s

1. Bob Dylan - Blood on the Tracks

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

2. Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark

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

3. Grateful Dead - Workingman's Dead

Grateful Dead - Workingman's Dead
June 14, 1970
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

4. Joni Mitchell - Blue

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

5. Grateful Dead - American Beauty

Grateful Dead - American Beauty
November 1, 1970
Critic Score
100
3 reviews

8. John Prine - John Prine

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

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

Caetano Veloso - Caetano Veloso (A Little More Blue)
July 3, 1971
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. Neil Young - Decade

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

12. Cat Stevens - Tea for the Tillerman

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

13. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Déjà Vu

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Déjà Vu
March 11, 1970
Critic Score
100
1 review

14. Bob Dylan & The Band - The Basement Tapes

Bob Dylan & The Band - The Basement Tapes
June 26, 1975
Critic Score
98
4 reviews

15. Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water

Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
January 26, 1970
Critic Score
97
5 reviews

16. Neil Young - On The Beach

Neil Young - On The Beach
July 16, 1974
Critic Score
96
4 reviews

17. Nick Drake - Pink Moon

Nick Drake - Pink Moon
February 25, 1972
Critic Score
95
4 reviews

18. Joni Mitchell - The Hissing of Summer Lawns

Joni Mitchell - The Hissing of Summer Lawns
November 8, 1975
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

19. Rod Stewart - Gasoline Alley

Rod Stewart - Gasoline Alley
June 1, 1970
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

20. Roy Harper - Stormcock

Roy Harper - Stormcock
January 1, 1971
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

21. Neil Young - Comes a Time

Neil Young - Comes a Time
October 21, 1978
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

22. Van Morrison - Moondance

Van Morrison - Moondance
February 28, 1970
Critic Score
95
3 reviews

23. John Martyn - Solid Air

John Martyn - Solid Air
February 1, 1973
Critic Score
93
3 reviews

24. Paul Simon - Paul Simon

Paul Simon - Paul Simon
January 24, 1972
Critic Score
93
4 reviews

25. Nick Drake - Bryter Layter

Nick Drake - Bryter Layter
November 1, 1970
Critic Score
92
3 reviews
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