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The Highest Rated Albums of the 1970s

1.

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

2.

Big Star - Third/Sister Lovers
January 1, 1978
Critic Score
100
5 reviews

3.

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

4.

The Stooges - Raw Power
February 7, 1973
Critic Score
100
5 reviews

5.

The Clash - London Calling
December 14, 1979
Critic Score
100
5 reviews

7.

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

8.

David Bowie - Hunky Dory
December 17, 1971
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

9.

Steve Reich - Music for 18 Musicians
January 1, 1978
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

10.

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

11.

Wire - Pink Flag
December 1, 1977
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

12.

Miles Davis - Bitches Brew
April 1, 1970
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

13.

The Stooges - Funhouse
July 7, 1970
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

14.

Santana - Abraxas
September 1, 1970
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

15.

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

16.

The Clash - The Clash
April 8, 1977
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

17.

Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV
November 8, 1971
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

18.

Nick Lowe - Jesus of Cool
March 1, 1978
Critic Score
100
3 reviews

22.

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

23.

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

24.

Ramones - Rocket to Russia
November 4, 1977
Critic Score
100
3 reviews
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