Greatest Albums of the 70s

A decade full of wonder, what is the greatest album of the 70s?

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41 Close to the Edge - Yes
42 Tres Hombres - ZZ Top
43 Arrival - ABBA
44 Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs - Derek and the Dominos
45 Toys In the Attic - Aerosmith
46 Destroyer - Kiss

Destroyer is the greatest album ever by KISS! There are a lot of great songs like Sweet Pain, Flaming Youth, Beth almost the whole album! If you are starting to listen to KISS get the Destroyer album first.

47 Cheap Trick - Cheap Trick

One of the most underrated, yet greatest debuts in rock history. This album had everything--suicide, pedophilia, sadism, mass murder, prostitution and hell-raising all done in a satirical manner and with crunching riffs. Cheap Trick were way ahead of the punks and other bands with this blistering debut.

48 Miss Gladys Knight - Gladys Knight

Gladys should be in top 3 - much better than The Jackson 5 or Heart! - Alexandr

49 Alive - Kiss

Come on people. THIS SHOULD BE NO. 1! - kissrules!!!

50 Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap - AC/DC
51 Frampton Comes Alive - Peter Frampton
52 Bat Out of Hell - Meat Loaf

One of the best selling albums of all time it's a no brainer this is the best even with tough competiion

53 Darkness On the Edge of Town - Bruce Springsteen
54 Blue - Joni Mitchell
55 Heaven Tonight - Cheap Trick
56 Let It Be - The Beatles
57 After the Goldrush - Neil Young
58 At Budokan - Cheap Trick

One of the greatest live albums of all time.

Japan knew a great thing.

59 What's Going On - Marvin Gaye
60 High Voltage - AC/DC
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