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the list

1970

Albums:

The Allman Brothers Band - Idlewild South

Amon Düül II - Yeti

Chet Atkins/ Jerry Reed - Me and Jerry

Kevin Ayers and the Whole World - Shooting at the Moon

Badfinger - No Dice

Joan Baez - One Day at a Time

Syd Barrett - The Madcap Laughs

The Beatles - Let It Be

Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band - Lick My Decals Off, Baby

Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath - Paranoid

David Bowie - The Man Who Sold the World

James Brown - Sex Machine

Tim Buckley - Lorca

Tim Buckley - Starsailor

Vashti Bunyan - Just Another Diamond Day

The Byrds - (Untitled)

John Cale - Vintage Violence

Michael Chapman - Fully Qualified Survivor

Chicago

Derek and the Dominos [Eric Clapton] - Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs

Joe Cocker - Mad Dogs and Englishmen

Judy Collins - Whales and Nightingales

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Cosmo's Factory

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Pendulum

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young - Déjà Vu

Curved Air - Airconditioning

Deep Purple in Rock

The Delfonics

The Doors - Morrison Hotel

Lee Dorsey - Yes We Can

Nick Drake - Bryter Later

Egg

Emerson, Lake and Palmer

Exuma

Aretha Franklin - Spirit in the Dark

Free - Fire and Water

Funkadelic

Funkadelic - Free Your Mind... and Your Ass Will Follow

The Grateful Dead - Workingman's Dead

The Grateful Dead - American Beauty

The Groundhogs - Thank Christ for the Bomb

Roy Harper - Stormcock

George Harrison - All Things Must Pass

Donny Hathaway - Everything Is Everything

Isaac Hayes - The Isaac Hayes Movement

Jimi Hendrix - Band of Gypsys

The Jackson 5 - A B C

The James Gang Rides Again

Elton John

Elton John - Tumbleweed Connection

Paul Kantor/ Jefferson Starship [Jefferson Airplane] - Blows Against the Empire

Kris Kristofferson - Kristofferson

The Last Poets

Led Zeppelin III

John Lennon/ Plastic Ono Band

Curtis Mayfield - Curtis

The M C 5 - Back in the U S A

The Meters - Look-Ka Py Py

Joni Mitchell - Ladies of the Canyon

Van Morrison - Moondance

Van Morrison - His Band and Street Choir

The Move - Shazam

Michael Nesmith and the First National Band - Magnetic South

Randy Newman - 12 Songs

Nico - Desertshore

Yoko Ono/ Plastic Ono Band

Pentangle - Cruel Sister

Popul Vuh - Affenstude

Elvis Presley - "Elvis Country" "I'm 10,000 Years Old"

Emitt Rhodes

Leon Russell

Santana - Abraxas

Paul Siebel - Woodsmoke and Oranges

Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water

Sir Lord Baltimore - Kingdom Come

The Soft Machine - Third

Spirit - Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus

Cat Stevens - Tea for the Tillerman

Rod Stewart - Gasoline Alley

Stephen Stills

The Stooges - Fun House

Tangerine Dream - Electronic Meditation

James Taylor - Sweet Baby James

The Temptations - Psychedelic Shack

Ten Years After - Cricklewood Green

T Rex

Van der Graaf Generator - H to He Who Am the Only One

The Velvet Underground - Loaded

Bob Marley and the Wailers - Soul Rebels

The Who - Live at Leeds

Jesse Winchester

Charles Wright and the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band - Express Yourself

Neil Young - After the Gold Rush

Frank Zappa - Weasels Ripped My Flesh

Frank Zappa - Chunga's Revenge


Singles and deep cuts:

Lynn Anderson - 'Rose Garden', Rose Garden

Bread - 'Make It With You', On the Waters

James Brown - 'Funky Drummer (Part 1)'/ 'Funky Drummer (Part 2)'

James Brown - 'Get Up I Feel Like Being a Sex Machine (Part 1)'/ 'Get Up I Feel Like Being a Sex Machine (Part 2)'

James Brown - 'Super Bad (Part 1 & Part 2)'/ 'Super Bad (Part 3)', Super Bad [1971]

Eric Burdon and War [War] - 'Spill the Wine', Eric Burdon Declares "War"

Can - 'Mother Sky', Soundtracks

Can - 'She Brings the Rain', Soundtracks

The Carpenters - '(They Long to Be) Close to You', Close to You

The Carpenters - 'We've Only Just Begun', Close to You

Neil Diamond - 'Cracklin' Rosie', Tap Root Manuscript

José Feliciano - 'Feliz Navidad', Feliz Navidad

The Five Stairsteps - 'O-o-h Child', Stairsteps

The Guess Who - 'American Woman', American Woman

Merle Haggard and the Strangers - 'The Fightin' Side of Me'

Hotlegs - 'Neanderthal Man', Hotlegs Thinks: School Stinks

The Kinks - 'Lola', Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One

Gladys Knight and the Pips - 'If I Were Your Woman', If I Were Your Woman [1971]

John Ono Lennon - 'Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)'

Gordon Lightfoot - 'If You Could Read My Mind', Sit Down Young Stranger

Paul McCartney - 'Maybe I'm Amazed', McCartney

Mountain - 'Mississippi Queen', Climbing!

Mungo Jerry - 'In the Summertime', Electronically Tested

Mungo Jerry - 'Baby Jump', Electronically Tested

Dawn [Tony Orlando and Dawn] - 'Candida', Candida

The Osmonds - 'One Bad Apple', The Osmonds

The Partridge Family - 'I Think I Love You', The Patridge Family Album

Ray Price - 'For the Good Times', For the Good Times

Jerry Reed - 'Amos Moses', Georgia Sunshine

Diana Ross - 'Ain't No Mountain High Enough', Diana Ross

Edwin Starr - 'War', War and Peace

Ray Stevens - 'Everything Is Beautiful', Everything Is Beautiful

Three Dog Night - 'Joy to the World', Naturally

Three Dog Night - 'Mama Told Me (Not to Come)', It Ain't Easy

T Rex - 'Ride the White Swan'

Ike and Tina Turner - 'Proud Mary', Workin' Together

Conway Twitty - 'Hello Darlin'', Hello Darlin'

Stevie Wonder - 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours', Signed, Sealed & Delivered

O V Wright - 'Ace of Spades', A Nickel and a Nail and Ace of Spades

O V Wright - 'A Nickel and a Nail', A Nickel and a Nail and Ace of Spades


Archival and compilation albums:

Woodstock: Music From the Original Soundtrack and More

Bill Monroe and His Blue Grass Boys - 16 All-Time Greatest Hits

Bukka White - Parchman Farm [The Complete Bukka White]