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Monday, September 13th – Friday, September 17th, we’re counting down the 500 Greatest Albums of the 70s as chosen by you! Listen from 6 am till 7 pm and spend the week discovering, or revisiting, one of the best decades in music. It’ll be Far Out when Laura Shine reaches #1 Friday, September 17th just before 6 pm!

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#500- New York, London, Paris, Munik- M
#499- Mama’s Big Ones- Cass Elliott
#498- Still Bill- Bill Withers
#497- Wrap Around Joy- Carole King
#496- Powerage- AC/DC
#495- Grateful Dead (Skull & Roses)- Grateful Dead
#494- Live Bullet- Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
#493- The Kick Inside- Kate Bush
#492- Still Crazy After All These Years- Paul Simon
#491- Carpenters- Carpenters
#490- Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.- Bruce Springsteen
#489- Kaya- Bob Marley & The Wailers
#488- Lionheart- Kate Bush
#487- Coat of Many Colors- Dolly Parton
#486- KISS- KISS
#485- Honky Tonk Heroes- Waylon Jennings
#484- Europe ’72 (Live)- Grateful Dead
#483- Late For the Sky- Jackson Browne
#482- Diamond Dogs- David Bowie
#481- Tupelo Honey- Van Morrison
#480- Menagerie- Bill Withers
#479- Rocky Mountain High- John Denver
#478- Running On Empty- Jackson Browne
#477- I Remember Yesterday- Donna Summer
#476- Black Sabbath, Vol. 4- Black Sabbath
#475- Mothership Connection- Parliament
#474- Stardust- Willie Nelson
#473- Songs From the Wood- Jethro Tull
#472- Will O’ the Wisp- Leon Russell
#471- Lust For Life- Iggy Pop
#470- Jesus Christ Superstar soundtrack
#469- Waterloo- ABBA
#468- The Long Run- The Eagles
#467- Demons and Wizards- Uriah Heep
#466- Electric Warrior- T. Rex
#465- Plastic Ono Band- John Lennon
#464 Ege Bamyasi- Can
#463- Minute By Minute- Doobie Brothers
#462- Propaganda- Sparks
#461- Aereo Plane- John Hartford
#460- This One’s For Blanton- Duke Ellington & Ray Brown
#459- Grease soundtrack
#458- Star Wars soundtrack
#457- Carney- Leon Russell
#456- Young, Gifted and Black- Aretha Franklin
#455- Suicide- Suicide
#454- The Undertones-m The Undertones
#453- Singles Going Steady- Buzzcocks
#452- City to City- Gerry Rafferty
#451- You Get What You Play For- REO Speedwagon
#450- Jesus of Cool- Nick Lowe
#449- The World is a Ghetto- War
#448- Tom Waits – Closing Time
#447- Little Feat – Dixie Chicken
#446- Harry Chapin – Heads And Tales
#445- Cars – Candy-O
#444- Journey – Evolution
#443- Gang Of Four – Entertainment
#442- Abba – Abba: The Album
#441- Howlin Wolf – The London Recording Sessions
#440- Kansas – Leftoverture
#439- The Who – Live At Leeds
#438- Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band – Night Moves
#437- James Taylor – JT
#436- Journey – Infinity
#435- Yes – Yessongs
#434- Earth Wind And Fire – All N All
#433- Santana – Abraxas
#432- Heart – Dreamboat Annie
#431- Rufus – Rags To Rufus
#430- Aerosmith – Rocks
#429- The Outlaws – The Outlaws
#428- AC/DC – Let There Be Rock
#427- War – Why Can’t We Be Friends
#426- Emmylou Harris – Quarter Moon In A Ten Cent Town
#425- Grateful Dead – Workingman’s Dead
#424- Dolly Parton – Jolene
#423- Loggins And Messina – Sittin’ In
#422- Tom Waits – Blue Valentine
#421- Funkadelic – Maggot Brain
#420- Joan Baez – Diamonds And Rust
#419 AC/DC – Highway to Hell
#418 Fleetwood Mac – Fleetwood Mac
#417 Jimmy Buffett – Son of Son of A Sailor
416 Styx – Pieces of Eight
415 Johnny Winter – Still Alive and Well
414 Supertramp – Even In The Quietest Moments
413 Foreigner – Foreigner
412 Dan Fogelberg – Souvenirs
411 Lindsey Buckingham & Stevie Nicks – Buckingham Nicks
410 Harry Nilsson – Nilsson Schmilsson
409 Toots & The Maytals – Funky Kingston
408 Eagles – Desperado
407 George Benson – Breezin’
406 Captain Beyond – Sufficiently Breathless
405 Eric Clapton – 461 Ocean Blvd.
404 The Cure – Three Imaginary Boys
403 Steve Miller Band – Book of Dreams
402 Earth Wind & Fire – That’s The Way of The World
401 Jim Croce – You Don’t Mess Around with Jim
400 Rainbow – Rising
399 Bonnie Raitt – Bonnie Raitt
398 Kiss – Alive II
397 Devo – Q: Are We Not Men? A: We Are Devo!
396 Neil Young – Comes A Time
395 Grace Jones – Portfolio
394 Curtis Mayfield – There’s No Place Like America Today
393 James Taylor – Gorilla
392 Mott The Hoople – All The Young Dudes
391 Stephen Stills – Stephen Stills
390 Jefferson Starship – Red Octopus
389 Crosby Stills And Nash – CSN
388 Genesis – The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
387 Wire – Pink Flag
386 Bob Marley And The Wailers – Catch A Fire
385 Warren Zevon – Warren Zevon
384 Cheap Trick – At Budokan
383 Peter Gabriel- Peter Gabriel 2 (Scratch)
382 Elvis Presley- Aloha from Hawaii via Satellite
381 Elton John- Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
380 Queen- Sheer Heart Attack
379 Dan Fogelberg- Nether Lands
378 David Bowie- Aladdin Sane
377 Carpenters- Passage
376 Jackson 5- ABC
375 Stephen Stills & Manassas- Manassas
374 Montrose- Montrose
373 Joan Armatrading- Joan Armatrading
372 Spirit- Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus
371 Life in the Foodchain- Tonio K.
370 Joni Mitchell- Mingus
369 Aretha Franklin- Let Me In Your Life
368 Doobie Brothers- What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits
367 Queen- News of the World
366 Earth, Wind & Fire- Gratitude
365 B.B. King- Live in Cook County Jail
364 Tom Waits- The Heart of Saturday Night
363 Elvis Costello & The Attractions- This Year’s Model
362 Black Sabbath- Sabotage
361 Neil Young- On the Beach
360 Yes- The Yes Album
359 The Damned- Damned Damned Damned
358 Warren Zevon- Excitable Boy
357 Carole King- Rhymes & Reasons
356 Utopia- Oops! Wrong Planet
355 Joy Division- Unknown Pleasures
354 Ramones- Road to Ruin
353 Billy Joel- 52nd Street
352 Gary Wright- The Dream Weaver
351 Hawkwind- In Search of Space
350 Kinks- Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One
349 Paul Simon- Paul Simon
348 Blondie- Eat to the Beat
347 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young- So Far
346 Paul & Linda McCartney- Ram
345 Eagles- One of These Nights
344 A Farewell to Kings- Rush
343 Siouxsie and the Banshees- The Scream
342 Van Morrison- It’s Too Late to Stop Now
341 Simon & Garfunkel- Greatest Hits
340 The Knack- Get the Knack
339 Janis Joplin and The Full Tilt Boogie Band- Pearl
338 The Band- Stage Fright
337 Gordon Lightfoot- Summer Side of Life
336 Diana Ross – Diana Ross (1976)
335 Jethro Tull – A Passion Play
334 Nick Drake – Bryter Layter
333 Meatloaf – Bat Out Of Hell
332 Brian Eno – Taking Tiger Mountain By Strategy
331 Bob Marley And The Wailers – Exodus
330 Carly Simon – Hotcakes
328 Bryan Ferry – Another Time Another Place
327 Foghat – Fool For The City
326 Fleetwood Mac – Tusk
325 America – America
324 Neil Young – Rust Never Sleeps
323 Iggy Pop – The Idiot
322 Talking Heads – More Songs About Buildings And Food
321 Kenny Rogers – The Gambler
320 Gladys Knight And The Pips – 2nd Anniversary
319 ABBA – ABBA
318 Black Oak Arkansas – High On The Hog
317 Carly Simon – No Secrets
316 Junior Murvin – Police And Thieves
315 Eagles – On The Border
314 Cher – Gypsys, Tramps, & Thieves
313 Carly Simon – Anticipation
312 Moody Blues – Every Good Boy Deserves Favour
311 Miles Davis – A Tribute To Jack Johnson
310 Roxy Music – Roxy Music
309 Rod Stewart – Every Picture Tells A Story
308 Soundtrack – Harder They Come
307 ELP – Brain Salad Surgery
306 Rush – Hemispheres
305 Rod Stewart – Footloose And Fancy Free
304 Crosby Stills Nash And Young – Four Way Street
303 Bryan Ferry – Lets Stick Together
302 Aerosmith – Toys In The Attic
301 Abba – Voulez-Vous
300 Neil Young – Hot August Night
299 Bob Dylan – Desire
298 Cat Stevens – Teaser And The Firecat
297 The Police – Outlandos D’Amour
296 Neil Young – Tonight’s The Night
295 Gladys Knight & The Pips – Imagination
294 Joni Mitchell – For The Roses
293 Bruce Springsteen – The Wild, The Innocent, and The E Street Shuffle
292 Supertramp – Breakfast In America
291 Dolly Parton – Here You Come Again
290 Linda Ronstadt – Simple Dreams
289 John Lennon – Mind Games
288 The Only Ones – The Only Ones
287 Aerosmith – Aerosmith
286 Roxy Music – Country Life
285 Joe Jackson – I’m The Man
284 Alice Cooper – Welcome to My Nightmare
283 Squeeze – Cool For Cats
282 Randy Newman – Sail Away
281 Stevie Wonder – Music of My Mind
280 Chicago – II
279 Kansas – Masque
278 Kris Kristofferson – Jesus Was A Capricorn
277 Linda Ronstadt – Prisoner in Disguise
276 Chicago – V
275 Stooges – Fun House
274 Todd Rundgren – Hermit Of Mink Hollow
273 Faces – Ooo La La
272 Kiss – Alive
271 Patti Smith – Easter
270 Leonard Cohen – Songs Of Love And Hate
269 Supertramp – Crime Of The Century
268 Roberta Flack – Killing Me Softly With His Song
267 Gary Numan – The Pleasure Principal
266 Ian Dury- New Boots and Panties!!
265 The Jam- All Mod Cons
264 Faces- A Nod Is As Good As a Wink… To a Blind Horse
263 Big Star- Third/Sister Lovers
262 Curtis Mayfield- Curtis
261 Badfinger- No Dice
260 Patti Smith- Wave
259 ZZ Top- Tres Hombres
258 Sly & The Family Stone- Fresh
257 Ramones- Rocket to Russia
256 Madness- One Step Beyond
255 AC/DC- High Voltage
254 Bob Marley & The Wailers- Babylon By Bus
253 Rolling Stones- Get Yer Ya-Ya’s Out!
252 Marvin Gaye- Let’s Get It On
251 The Jam- This is the Modern World
250 Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band- Stranger In Town
249 Millie Jackson- Caught Up
248 Thin Lizzy- Jailbreak
247 Allman Brothers Band- Brothers and Sisters
246 Nitty Gritty Dirt Band- Will the Circle Be Unbroken
245 ABBA- Arrival
244 Alice Cooper- Love It to Death
243 Rickie Lee Jones- Rickie Lee Jones
242 The Kinks- Misfits
241 Alan Parson Project- Tales of Mystery and Imagination
240 Earth, Wind & Fire- I Am
239 Jim Croce- Life and Times
238 Bonnie Raitt- Give It Up
237 Cher- Take Me Home
236 Stiff Little Fingers- Inflammable Material
235 Badfinger- Straight Up
234 Dave Edmunds- Repeat When Necessary
233 Boz Scaggs- Silk Degrees
232 Superfly soundtrack
231 Joe Jackson- Look Sharp
230 Eric Clapton- Slowhand
229 Moody Blues- Seventh Sojourn
228 John Denver- Poems, Prayers and Promises
227 Talking Heads- 77
226 Joe Cocker- Mad Dogs and Englishmen
225 Loretta Lynn- Coal Miner’s Daughter
224 Allman Brothers- Idlewild South
223 Leon Russell- Leon Russell
222 Joni Mitchell- Hejira
221 John Lee Hooker- Never Get Out of These Blues Alive
220 Black Sabbath- Black Sabbath
219 Ella Fitzgerald & Oscar Peterson
218 Gram Parsons- Grievous Angel
217 ELO- A New World Record
216 Jackson Browne- Jackson Browne
215 Graham Parker And The Rumour – Squeezing Out Sparks
214 Kraftwerk – The Man-Machine
213 New York Dolls – New York Dolls
212 Styx – Grand Illusion
211 Xtc – Drums And Wires
210 Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers
209 Elvis Costello – Armed Forces
208 Tommy Bolin – Private Eyes
207 Pure Prairie League – Bustin Out
206 Steely Dan – Katy Lied
205 Soundtrack – Cabaret
204 Jimmy Buffet – A1A
203 Little Feat – Waiting For Columbus
202 Carly Simon – Boys In The Trees
201 Frank Zappa – Overnight Sensation
200 Little Feat – Feats Dont Fail Me Now
199 Frank Zappa – Joe’s Garage (Act I)
198 Brian Eno – Another Green World
197 John Prine – Sweet Revenge
196 Al Green – Call Me
195 Todd Rundgren – A Wizard A True Star
194 Police – Reggatta De Blanc
193 Paul Simon – There Goes Rhymin Simon
192 Jimmy Buffett – Changes In Latitudes Changes In Attitudes
191 Traffic – Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys
190 Jimi Hendrix – The Cry Of Love
189 David Bowie – Young Americans
188 Bill Withers – Just As I Am
187 Paul and Linda McCartney – Ram
186 Lynyrd Skynyrd – Pronounced
185 Lou Reed – Transformer
184 Joan Armatrading – To The Limit
183 David Bowie – Hunky Dory
182 Wishbone Ash – Argus
181 The Runaways – The Runaways
180 Herbie Hancock – Head Hunters
179 Miles Davis – Get Up With It
178 Donna Summer – Bad Girls
177 Rolling Stones – It’s Only Rock n Roll
176 Blue Oyster Cult – Secret Treaties
175 Peter Gabriel – Peter Gabriel 1: Car
174 Stevie Wonder – Talking Book
173 Alice Cooper – Killer
172 The Jam – Setting Sons
171 Electric Light Orchestra – Ole (compilation)
170 Talking Heads – Fear of Music
169 Emmylou Harris – Blue Kentucky Girl
168 Richard Hell & The Voidoids – Blank Generation
167 Queen – A Day at The Races
166 Jimi Hendrix – Band of Gypsys Live
165 J. Geils Band – Live: Blow Your Face Out
164 Joni Mitchell – Ladies of The Canyon
163 Townes Van Zandt – The Late Great Townes Van Zandt
162 Sparks – Kimono My House
161 Deep Purple – Machine Head
160 Willie Nelson – Shotgun Willie
159 The Band – The Last Waltz
158 Modern Lovers – The Modern Lovers
157 Don McLean – American Pie
156 Heart – Dog And Butterfly
155 Al Green – Lets Stay Together
154 Kansas – Point Of Know Return
153 Elo – Discovery
152 Clash – The Clash
151 Steely Dan – Royal Scam
150 Doors – Morrison Hotel
149 Jackson Browne- The Pretender
148 Foreigner- Double Vision
147 Paul McCartney- McCartney
146 Dire Straits- Dire Straits
145 The Who- Who Are You
144 Three Dog Night- Harmony
143 Cheap Trick- Heaven Tonight
142 Brian Eno- Here Come the Warm Jets
141 David Bowie – Station To Station
140 Public Image Ltd.- Metal Box
139 Sparks- No. 1 in Heaven
138 Al Stewart- Year of the Cat
137 Roxy Music- Siren
136 Prince- Prince
135 Chick Corea- Return To Forever
134 Emmylou Haris- Elite Hotel
133 ZZ Top- Fandango
132 Big Star- #1 Record
131 Traffic- John Barleycorn Must Die
130 Bonnie Raitt- Streetlights
129 Led Zeppelin- In Through the Out Door
128 Nick Lowe- Labour of Lust
127 Robin Trower- Bridge of Sighs
126 Genesis- Trick of the Tail
125 Diana Ross- Touch Me in the Morning
124 Lynyrd Skynyrd- Second Helping
123 Pink Floyd- Meddle
122 KISS- Destroyer
121 Frank Zappa- Joe’s Garage (Act II & III)
120 Gladys Knight & The Pips- Neither One of Us
119 David Crosby- If I Could Only Remember My Name
118 Heart- Little Queen
117 Blue Oyster Cult- Agents of Fortune
116 Miles Davis- On the Corner
115 Aretha Franklin- Amazing Grace
114 The Slits- Cut
113 Chicago- Chicago VI
112 Genesis- And Then There Were Three
111 Frank Zappa- Apostrophe
110 Black Sabbath- Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
109 Elton John- Honky Chateau
108 Rolling Stones- Goat’s Head Soup
107 Steve Miller Band – Fly Like An Eagle
106 David Bowie – Heroes
105 Marshall Tucker – Searchin For A Rainbow
104 Elton John – Dont Shoot Me Im Only The Piano Player
103 Tom Waits – Small Change
102 Ramones – Leave Home
101 Neil Young – Decade
100 Melanie – Gather Me
99 ELO – Face The Music
98 Genesis – Selling England By The Pound
97 Bad Company – Bad Company
96 David Bowie – Lodger
95 ELO – Out Of The Blue
94 Stooges – Raw Power
93 Specials – The Specials
92 Grateful Dead – Wake Of The Flood
91 Emmylou Harris – Luxury Liner
90 Jackson Browne – For Everyman
89 John Prine – Diamonds In The Rough
88 Roches – The Roches
87 MC5 – Back In The USA
86  David Bowie – Low
85  John Prine – Bruised Orange
84  Yes – Going For The One
83  Robert Palmer – Sneakin’ Sally Through The Alley
82  The Marshall Tucker Band – The Marshall Tucker Band
81   Waylon Jennings & Willie Nelson – Waylon & Willie
80  Jethro Tull – Thick As A Brick
79  John Lennon – Imagine
78  Yes – Close to The Edge
77  Bee Gees – Spirits Having Flown
76  Linda Ronstadt – Heart Like A Wheel
75  Todd Rundgren – Something/Anything?
74  Rush – 2112
73  Billy Joel – Piano Man
72  Black Sabbath – Paranoid
71   The Who – Quadrophenia
70  Creedence Clearwater Revival – Cosmo’s Factory
69  The B-52’s – The B-52’s
68  Derek & The Dominos – Layla & Other Assorted Love Songs
67  Yes – Fragile
66  Elton John – Tumbleweed Connection

 

Stacy is the WFPK Program Director.