Five Albums For The Ages (1970s Edition)

Every so often an album comes along that’s pure magic…you instantly love every song. These albums fit that bill for me.

Listed in Chronological order.

Deja Vu: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (1970)

Side one
  1. “Carry On” (Stephen Stills) – 4:26
  2. “Teach Your Children” (Nash) – 2:53
  3. “Almost Cut My Hair” (Crosby) – 4:31
  4. “Helpless” (Young) – 3:33
  5. “Woodstock” (Joni Mitchell) – 3:54
Side two
  1. “Déjà Vu” (Crosby) – 4:12
  2. “Our House” (Nash) – 2:59
  3. “4 + 20″ (Stills) – 2:04
  4. “Country Girl” (Young) – 5:11
  5. “Everybody I Love You” (Stills, Young) – 2:21

Tapestry: Carole King (1971)

Original vinyl
  1. “I Feel the Earth Move” – 2:58
  2. “So Far Away” – 3:55
  3. “It’s Too Late” (lyrics by Toni Stern) – 3:53
  4. “Home Again” – 2:29
  5. “Beautiful” – 3:08
  6. “Way Over Yonder” – 4:44
  7. “You’ve Got a Friend” – 5:09
  8. “Where You Lead” (lyrics by Toni Stern) – 3:20
  9. “Will You Love Me Tomorrow?” (Gerry Goffin, King) – 4:12
  10. “Smackwater Jack” (Goffin, King) – 3:41
  11. “Tapestry” – 3:13
  12. “(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman” (Goffin, King, Jerry Wexler) – 3:49

Dreamboat Annie: Heart (1976)

All songs written by Ann & Nancy Wilson except where noted.

Side one

  1. “Magic Man” – 5:28
  2. “Dreamboat Annie (Fantasy Child)” – 1:10
  3. “Crazy on You” – 4:53
  4. “Soul of the Sea” – 6:33
  5. “Dreamboat Annie” – 2:02

Side two

  1. “White Lightning and Wine” – 3:53
  2. “(Love Me Like Music) I’ll Be Your Song” – 3:20
  3. “Sing Child” (A. Wilson, N. Wilson, Steve Fossen, Roger Fisher) – 4:55
  4. “How Deep it Goes” (A. Wilson) – 3:49
  5. “Dreamboat Annie (Reprise)” – 3:50

Silk Degrees: Boz Scaggs (1976)

All tracks composed by Boz Scaggs; except where indicated

  1. “What Can I Say” (Scaggs, David Paich) – 3:01
  2. “Georgia” – 3:57
  3. “Jump Street” (Scaggs, Paich) – 5:14
  4. “What Do You Want the Girl to Do” (Allen Toussaint) – 3:53
  5. “Harbor Lights” – 5:58
  6. “Lowdown” (Scaggs, Paich) – 5:18
  7. “It’s Over” (Paich, Scaggs) – 2:52
  8. “Love Me Tomorrow” (Paich) – 3:17
  9. “Lido Shuffle” (Scaggs, Paich) – 3:44
  10. “We’re All Alone” – 4:14

Rumors: Fleetwood Mac (1977)

Side 1

1. Second Hand News (Lindsey Buckingham) – 2:43
2. Dreams (Stevie Nicks) – 4:14
3. Never Going Back Again (Buckingham) – 2:02
4. Don’t Stop (Christine McVie) – 3:11
5. Go Your Own Way (Buckingham) 3:38
6. Songbird (C. McVie) 3:20

Side 2

7. The Chain (Buckingham, Mick Fleetwood, C. McVie, John McVie, Nicks) – 4:28
8. You Make Loving Fun (C. McVie) – 3:31
9. I Don’t Want to Know (Nicks) – 3:11
10. Oh Daddy (C. McVie) – 3:54
11. Gold Dust Woman (Nicks) – 4:51

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One response to “Five Albums For The Ages (1970s Edition)

  1. As softer rock goes, these are excellent choices. It’s funny that an album as huge as “Tapestry” is hardly referenced anymore.
    “Rumours” may actually be perfect.

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