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We at Popblerd know that clicking back and forth to find stuff can be a little frustrating. So, when it comes to big lists like the one we just completed (listing the top 100 albums of the Seventies,) we try to put everything together in one place to simplify your clicking at least a little bit.

We’ve also included a playlist containing music from most of the albums featured on the list. With Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Pink Floyd, AC/DC and a couple others still MIA from Spotify, the list isn’t complete, but we did the best we could!

Also, congratulations to James P., who won our contest and now has a spanking new copy of Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On to add to his collection!

OK-here’s the top 100:

Part 1: 100-91

100 (tie)) Look Sharp (Joe Jackson)

100 (tie)) I’m Still in Love with You (Al Green)

100) Van Halen II (Van Halen)

99) The Idiot (Iggy Pop)

98) Station to Station (David Bowie)

97) Aladdin Sane (David Bowie)

96) KC & The Sunshine Band (KC & The Sunshine Band)

95) Low (David Bowie)

94) Close to the Edge (Yes)

93) Commodores (The Commodores)

92) Fresh (Sly & the Family Stone)

91) We Are Family (Sister Sledge)

Part 2: 90-81

90) Radio City (Big Star)

89) Trans-Europe Express (Kraftwerk)

88) Unknown Pleasures (Joy Division)

87) Modern Lovers (The Modern Lovers)

86) Breakfast in America (Supertramp)

85) Highway to Hell (AC/DC)

84) Cheap Trick (Cheap Trick)

83) There Goes Rhymin’ Simon (Paul Simon)

82) A Day at the Races (Queen)

81) Sweet Baby James (James Taylor)

Part 3: 80-71

80) Teaser & the Firecat (Cat Stevens)

79) Prince (Prince)

78) Turnstiles (Billy Joel)

77) L.A. Woman (The Doors)

76) Outlandos D’Amour (The Police)

75) Head Hunters (Herbie Hancock)

74) Mothership Connection (Parliament)

73) Transformer (Lou Reed)

72) The Clash (The Clash)

71) Fulfillingness’ First Finale (Stevie Wonder)

Part 4: 70-61

70) Bat Out of Hell (Meat Loaf)

69) Rust Never Sleeps (Neil Young & Crazy Horse)

68) Fun House (The Stooges)

67) My Aim is True (Elvis Costello)

66) Hunky Dory (David Bowie)

65) Led Zeppelin III (Led Zeppelin)

64) Let’s Stay Together (Al Green)

63) Harvest (Neil Young)

62) Raw Power (The Stooges)

61) #1 Record (Big Star)

Part 5: 60-51

60) The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street Shuffle (Bruce Springsteen)

59) Just As I Am (Bill Withers)

58) One Nation Under a Groove (Funkadelic)

57) Sheer Heart Attack (Queen)

56) Armed Forces (Elvis Costello)

55) Damn the Torpedoes (Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers)

54) There’s a Riot Goin’ On (Sly & the Family Stone)

53) Excitable Boy (Warren Zevon)

52) Every Picture Tells a Story (Rod Stewart)

51) Hotel California (Eagles)

Part 6: 50-41

50) Darkness on the Edge of Town (Bruce Springsteen)

49) Parallel Lines (Blondie)

48) The Ramones (The Ramones)

47) Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols (Sex Pistols)

46) Band on the Run (Wings)

45) Aja (Steely Dan)

44) Let’s Get it On (Marvin Gaye)

43) Exodus (Bob Marley & the Wailers)

42) Moondance (Van Morrison)

41) Paranoid (Black Sabbath)

Part 7: 40-31

40) Physical Graffiti (Led Zeppelin)

39) The Wall (Pink Floyd)

38) Fear of Music (Talking Heads)

37) Toys in the Attic (Aerosmith)

36) Superfly (Curtis Mayfield)

35) Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd)

34) Quadrophenia (The Who)

33) Imagine (John Lennon)

32) Bitches Brew (Miles Davis)

31) A Night at the Opera (Queen)

Part 8: 30-21

30) The Stranger (Billy Joel)

29) Blood on the Tracks (Bob Dylan)

28) Boston (Boston)

27) All Things Must Pass (George Harrison)

26) Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (Elton John)

25) Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (Derek & the Dominoes)

24) Talking Book  (Stevie Wonder)

23) Tapestry (Carole King)

22) The Cars (The Cars)

21) Plastic Ono Band (John Lennon)

Part 9: 20-11

20) Houses of the Holy (Led Zeppelin)

19) This Year’s Model (Elvis Costello)

18) Sticky Fingers (The Rolling Stones)

17) Bridge Over Troubled Water (Simon & Garfunkel)

16) Some Girls (The Rolling Stones)

15) Dark Side of the Moon (Pink Floyd)

14) Saturday Night Fever Original Soundtrack (Various Artists)

13) Innervisions (Stevie Wonder)

12) Born to Run (Bruce Springsteen)

11) The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust & the Spiders from Mars (David Bowie)

Part 10: 10-1

10) Van Halen (Van Halen)

9) Who’s Next (The Who)

8) Let it Be (The Beatles)

7) Songs in the Key of Life (Stevie Wonder)

6) What’s Going On (Marvin Gaye)

5) Exile on Main Street (The Rolling Stones)

4) London Calling (The Clash)

3) Rumours (Fleetwood Mac)

2) Off the Wall (Michael Jackson)

1) Led Zeppelin IV (Led Zeppelin)

For those of you who are interested in checking out some of the albums we’ve featured, but don’t have the bankroll to subsidize buying 100 (hell, or even 10) albums, here’s a Spotify playlist that should serve as something of a sampler.

Finally, a great big thank you to everyone who participated in compiling the list: George and Brian from Pop Rock Nation, Robert Cass, Rob Smith, Michael Parr and Dan W. from Popdose, Dave (AKA Heavy Soul Brutha,) Luc (courtesy of himself and Bull Moose,) Jon Chattman from The Huffington Post “A Sides,” John from Pop Music Notes, Michael Mario (courtesy of himself!) and our own staffers : Dr. Gonzo, KJ (and his mom!), Cassandra, Mike S., Mike C., Mike A., May, SteveDennis, Drew and Jay.

Most of all, thank y’all for reading and listening! Catch you all next list!

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