What are your favorite albums from 1976

Discussion in 'Music Corner' started by Dr. Pepper, Jun 3, 2017.

  1. Dr. Pepper

    Dr. Pepper What, me worry? Thread Starter

    I was over in the Dream Boat Annie thread and started thinking about this?


    Heart - Dream Boat Annie
    Rush - 2112
    Steve Miller Band - Fly Like an Eagle
    David Bowie - Station to Station
    Joni Mitchell - Hejira

    Lots of greatest hits packages that year.
  2. Soundman

    Soundman Forum Resident

    U.K. / U.S.
    Station to Station.
    .....end of topic.
  3. Fullbug

    Fullbug Forum Resident

    What a great year. I was in middle school, (then called junior high), but I remember America's optimism and the bicentennial excitment. I wish we could go back to those times. It was a great time to be alive. What was the question again?

  4. Chris Schoen

    Chris Schoen Forum Resident

    Maryland, U.S.A.
  5. goodboyfred

    goodboyfred Forum Resident

    Bob Dylan Desire
  6. Parachute Woman

    Parachute Woman Watcher of the Skies

    Genesis: A Trick of the Tail
    Genesis: Wind & Wuthering
    Joni Mitchell: Hejira
    Rolling Stones: Black and Blue
    Bob Dylan: Desire
    Steely Dan: The Royal Scam
    James Taylor: In the Pocket
    Aerosmith: Rocks
    Linda Ronstadt: Hasten Down the Wind
    Jackson Browne: The Pretender
  7. bataclan2002

    bataclan2002 All You Need Is Now.

    KISS Destroyer
    Blue Oyster Cult Agents of Fortune
    Sabbath Technical Ecstasy
    Bowie Station to Station
    KISS Rock and Roll Over
    Zeppelin Presence
    Stevie Wonder Songs in the Key of Life
  8. Chuckee

    Chuckee Forum Resident

    Upstate, NY, USA
    The Modern Lovers- s/t
  9. timind

    timind Bushy

    Westfield, IN USA
    Jackson Browne - The Pretender

    Steely Dan - The Royal Scam
  10. Raunchnroll

    Raunchnroll Forum Resident

    Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak
    Boston - s/t
    Steve Miller - Fly Like An Eagle
    Black Oak Arkansas - 10 Year Overnight Success
    Heart - Dreamboat Annie
    Ted Nugent - Free For All
    10cc - How Dare You
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  11. Mr.Sean

    Mr.Sean Senior Member

    There are so many. I played a whole whack of albums from that year just recently....off the top of my noggin'.

    Boston - (first album)
    Led Zeppelin - Presence
    Rush - 2112
    Wings - Wings at the Speed of Sound
    The Rolling Stones - Black and Blue
    Peter Frampton - Frampton Comes Alive
    Bob Dylan - Desire
    Stills Young Band - Long May You Run
    David Bowie - Station to Station
    The Eagles - Hotel California
    Ry Cooder - Chicken Skin Music
    Jackson Browne - The Pretender
    Danny Kirwan - eponymous
    Black Sabbath - Technical Ecstasy
    Bob Seger - Live Bullet & Night Moves
    Genesis - Wind & Wuthering and their A Trick of the Tail album.
    Tom Petty - (first album)
    Joni Mitchell - Hejira
    Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle
  12. zebop

    zebop Well Known Stranger

    Someone mentioned James Taylor In The Pocket too, very cool. I love that album and Gorilla too. Lenny Waronker and Russ Titleman did some nice productions on James, they really brought out his voice.

    Al Green-Full of Fire
    Joni Mitchell-Heijra
    Steely Dan-The Royal Scam
    Earth Wind and Fire-Spirit
    Ramsey Lewis-Salongo
    Rufus-Ask Rufus
    James Taylor-In The Pocket
    Boz Scaggs-Silk Degrees
    Led Zeppelin-Presence
    Wendy Waldman- The Main Refrain
  13. Bender Rodriguez

    Bender Rodriguez RIP Exene, best dog ever. 2005-2016

    New Jersey
    Songs In the Key of Life - Stevie Wonder
    Ramones - Ramones
    Small Change - Tom Waits
    Desire - Bob Dylan
    Rastaman Vibration - Bob Marley and the Wailers
  14. ponkine

    ponkine Forum Resident

    Camel - Moonmadness

    Not only my favourite Camel album but one of my favourites ever in prog. A beautiful masterpiece

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  15. John54

    John54 Forum Resident

    Genesis - A Trick of the Tail
    Genesis - Wind and Wuthering
    Be-bop Deluxe - Modern Music
    Flamin' Groovies - Shake Some Action
  16. old school

    old school Senior Member

    Gentle Giant-Interview
  17. lightbulb

    lightbulb Not the Brightest of the Bunch

    Smogville CA USA
    Yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes, yes...
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  18. WillieDaPimp

    WillieDaPimp Cave Dweller

    Philadelphia, PA
    Zoot Allures- FZ
    Rocks- Aerosmith
    Presence- Led Zeppelin
    Tejas- ZZ Top
    High Voltage (US)- Ac/Dc
    Wired- Jeff Beck
  19. geddyfleaharris

    geddyfleaharris Forum Resident

    Ahh, 1976 - the year of the Bicentennial! Songs in the Key of Life - Stevie Wonder and Destroyer - Kiss come to mind.
  20. gitters

    gitters Forum Resident

    Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
    Aerosmith Rocks
    Heart Dreamboat Annie
    Rush 2112
    Reo Speedwagon R.E.O. aka C.O.W.
    Kiss Destroyer
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  21. 131east23

    131east23 Person of Interest

    Leftoverture by Kansas
    Agents of Fortune by BOC
    Silk Degrees by Boz Scaggs
    The Pretender by Jackson Browne
  22. Instant Dharma

    Instant Dharma Forum Resident

    East Bay, Ca
    Billy Joel - Turnstiles
    Can -Limited Edition
    VdGG - Still Life
    Peter Hammill -Over
    Pat Metheny Group - Bright Size Life
    Goblin - Roller
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  23. Mirror Image

    Mirror Image Cloudbusting The Big Sky

    I’ll list three (in no particular order):

    Genesis: Wind & Wuthering
    Genesis: A Trick of the Tail
    Camel: Moonmadness
  24. BryanA-HTX

    BryanA-HTX Crazy Doctor

    Houston, TX
    So many great ones that came out that year...

    Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
    Techincal Ecstacy
    Agents of Fortune
    Hotel California
    Trick of the Tail/Wind & Wuthering
    Sad Wings of Destiny
    Destroyer/Rock & Roll Over
    The Ramones
    Crystal Ball
    Jailbreak/Johnny the Fox
    No Heavy Petting
  25. Zoot Marimba

    Zoot Marimba And I’m The Critic Of The Group

    Aerosmith, Rocks
    Ramones, s/t
    Stevie Wonder, Songs In the Key of Life
    KISS, Destroyer
    KISS, Rock and Roll Over
    AC/DC, High Voltage
    AC/DC, Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
    Thin Lizzy, Jailbreak
    Thin Lizzy, Johnny the Fox
    Rush, 2112
    Genesis, Trick of the Tail
    Lynyrd Skynyrd, One More From the Road
    Judas Priest, Sad Wings of Destiny
    Parliament, Clones of Dr Funkenstein

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