Mathias Jean Johansen

Top 50 Records of the 1970s

  1. Steve Reich: Music for 18 Musicians (1978)
  2. David Bowie: Station to Station (1976)
  3. Bob Dylan: Blood on the Tracks (1975)
  4. Bill Fay: Time of the Last Persecution (1971)
  5. Bruce Springsteen: Born to Run (1975)
  6. Fleetwood Mac: Rumours (1977)
  7. Nick Drake: Bryter Layter (1970)
  8. Joni Mitchell: Blue (1971)
  9. Roxy Music: Country Life (1974)
  10. George Harrison: All Things Must Pass (1970)
  11. Leonard Cohen: Songs of Love and Hate (1971)
  12. Television: Marquee Moon (1977)
  13. Kraftwerk: Trans Europa Express (1977)
  14. Marvin Gaye: What’s Going On (1971)
  15. Gil Scott-Heron: Pieces of a Man (1971)
  16. Linda Perhacs: Parallelograms (1970)
  17. Alice Coltrane featuring Pharoah Sanders: Journey in Satchidananda (1971)
  18. Brian Eno: Discreet Music (1975)
  19. Lou Reed: Coney Island Baby (1976)
  20. Gang of Four: Entertainment! (1979)
  21. Patti Smith: Horses (1975)
  22. Sly & The Family Stone: There’s a Riot Goin’ On (1971)
  23. Milton Nascimento & Lô Borges: Clube da Esquina (1972)
  24. Neil Young: After the Gold Rush (1970)
  25. The Beach Boys: Sunflower (1970)
  26. Tim Buckley: Lorca (1970)
  27. Paul Simon: Still Crazy After All These Years (1975)
  28. Bob Marley & The Wailers: Exodus (1977)
  29. NEU!: NEU! ‘75 (1975)
  30. Mort Garson: Mother Earth’s Plantasia (1976)
  31. Curtis Mayfield: Curtis (1970)
  32. Talking Heads: Talking Heads: 77 (1977)
  33. The Modern Lovers: The Modern Lovers (1976)
  34. Chic: C’est Chic (1978)
  35. The Cure: Three Imaginary Boys (1979)
  36. Emmylou Harris: Pieces of the Sky (1975)
  37. Herbie Hancock: Head Hunters (1973)
  38. Iggy Pop: The Idiot (1977)
  39. Miles Davis: Big Fun (1974)
  40. Funkadelic: Maggot Brain (1971)
  41. Townes Van Zandt: Live at The Old Quarter, Houston, Texas (1977)
  42. Lee Perry: Roast Fish, Collie Weed & Corn Bread (1978)
  43. Gal Costa: Índia (1973)
  44. The Velvet Underground: Loaded (1970)
  45. The Walker Brothers: Nite Flights (1978)
  46. Ashra: Blackouts (1977)
  47. Dorothy Ashby: The Rubaiyat of Dorothy Ashby (1970)
  48. Lee Hazlewood: Cowboy in Sweden (1970)
  49. ABBA: Arrival (1976)
  50. Donna Summer: Bad Girls (1979)

This list was compiled in 2017.