What are your favorite albums from 1976

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  1. Instant Dharma

    Instant Dharma Elliptical Envelopment

    East Bay, Ca
    Of course!!! :doh:
  2. Scope J

    Scope J Forum Resident

    Bob Dylan - Desire
    David Bowie - Station to Station
    Ramones - st
    The Residents - The Third Reich 'n' Roll
    Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak
    Magma - Üdü Ẁüdü
    Camel - Moonmadness
    Bob Marley & The Wailers - Rastaman Vibration
    Led Zeppelin - Presence
    Rush - 2112
    Heldon - Agneta Nilsson
    Klaus Schulze - Moondawn
    Soft Machine - Softs
    Arlo Guthrie - Amigo
    Bunny Wailer - Blackheart Man
    AC/DC - Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap (AU)
    Can - Flow Motion
    La Düsseldorf -st
    Cluster - Sowiesoso
    The Irish Rovers - Children of the Unicorn
    Popol Vuh - Letzte Tage – Letzte Nächte
    Peter Tosh - Legalize It

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  3. Mike Campbell

    Mike Campbell Forum Resident

    Minnesota, USA
    songs in the key of life........76 might be the weakest year of the 70's....a lot of ...uhhhhh and pop.
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  4. Dylancat

    Dylancat Forum Resident

    Cincinnati, OH
    There is nothing weak in those reggae albums that I and others have posted above.
    Explore those.
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  5. Minstrel Boy

    Minstrel Boy Forum Resident

    10cc, How Dare You!
    John Hammond, Solo
    Bob Dylan, Desire
    Led Zeppelin, Presence
    Bob Marley, Rastaman Vibration
    Genesis, A Trick Of The Tail
  6. Scope J

    Scope J Forum Resident


    Black Sabbath - Technical Ecstasy
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  7. limoges

    limoges Forum Resident

    San Antonio, TX
    My '76 Top 10:

    Brand X - "Unorthodox Behaviour"
    Genesis - "A Trick of the Tail"
    Led Zeppelin - "The Song Remains the Same"
    Pat Metheny - "Bright Size Life"
    Joni Mitchell - "Hejira"
    The Modern Lovers - "The Modern Lovers"
    Jaco Pastorius - "Jaco Pastorius"
    Steely Dan - "The Royal Scam"
    Thin Lizzy - "Jailbreak"
    Stevie Wonder - "Songs in the Key of Life"
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  8. Mike Campbell

    Mike Campbell Forum Resident

    Minnesota, USA
    I forgot that one also......my bad.
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  10. Doc Diego

    Doc Diego Well-Known Member

    Go was an amazing album, Al Dimeola should have been on the cover.
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  11. John Adam

    John Adam An Introvert In Paradise

    "Hasten Down The Wind" Linda Ronstadt
    "Don't Stop Believin' Olivia Newton-John
    "Children Of The World" Bee Gees
    "For Seasons Of Love" Donna Summer
    "Arrival" ABBA
    "Rocks" Aerosmith
    "Greatest Hits" Eagles

    Before my time. These are the only albums from 1976 I ever bought! I'm surprised......... I only have two of these now. Care to guess? :)
  12. colgems1966

    colgems1966 PhD in Les Pauls and Telecasters

    Thinking back to 1976 for me it was all about Destroyer. I damn near listened to it every day.
  13. Mother

    Mother Forum Resident

    Quite a few mentioned already:

    Ramones _ Ramones
    Presence _ Led Zeppelin
    New World Record _ ELO
    Black & Blue _ Rolling Stones
    The Modern Lovers _ The Modern Lovers
    Fly Like an Eagle _ Steve Miller Band
    Desire _ Bob Dylan
    s/t _ Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
    Station to Station _ David Bowie
    Hotel California _ Eagles
    Hejira _ Joni Mitchell
  14. chrisblower

    chrisblower Forum Resident

    forgot 'Whistling down the wire' - Crosby and Nash
  15. kiefer2

    kiefer2 Eastern European knockoff Mr. Potato Head

    Brookhaven, Pa.
    Olivia Newton John-Come On Over and Don't Stop Believin
    Linda Ronstadt-Hasten Down The Wind
  16. BlueSpeedway

    BlueSpeedway overground | underground

    London, England
  17. Left Field

    Left Field Forum Resident

    Can't go past Blondie's self titled debut. A classic little pop album and greatly under appreciated.
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  18. mr_spenalzo

    mr_spenalzo Forum Resident

    Bowie - Station To Station
    Bob Dylan - Desire
    Marvin Gaye - I Want You
    Jeanette - Porque Te Vas
    Tom Waits - Small Change
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  19. Jimbino

    Jimbino Goad Kicker, Music Lover

    San Jose, CA, USA
    Well, this was Pat with Jaco and Bob Moses. The first PMG release was 1978, IIRC.
  20. mwheelerk

    mwheelerk If you fly a flag of hate you ain't no kin to me

    • Al Stewart - Year Of The Cat
    • The Alan Parsons Project - Songs Of Mystery And Imagination
    • Bob James - Three
    • Box Scaggs - Silk Degrees
    • The Eagles - Hotel California
    • Genesis - Trick Of The Tail
    • George Benson - Breezin
    • Jackson Browne - The Pretender
    • Joan Armatrading - Joan Armatrading
    • Joni Mitchell - Heijira
    • Bunny Wailer - Blackheart Man
    • Nils Lofgren - Cry Tough
    • Peter Tosh - Legalize It
    • Steely Dan - The Royal Scam
    • Steve Miller Band - Fly Like An Eagle
    • Tommy Bolin - Private Eyes
    • Weather Report - Black Market
    • Warren Zevon - Warren Zevon
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  21. Doc Diego

    Doc Diego Well-Known Member

    KMET and KLOS out of Los Angeles were playing some great music in 76. The vinyl I played a lot;
    Bowies Station to Station
    Steely Dan Royal Scam
    Ian Hunter All American Alien Boy
    Jeff Beck Wired
    Return to Forever Romantic Warrior
    Winwood, Yamashta, Shreive, DiMeola "GO"
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  22. kepstein

    kepstein Well-Known Member

    Boston, MA, US
    Max Romeo "War in a Babylon"
  23. gillcup

    gillcup Senior Member

    Raleigh, NC, USA
    1. The Ramones - Ramones
    2. Aerosmith - Rocks
    3. Kansas - Leftoverture
    4. Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak
    5. AC/DC - High Voltage (US)
    6. Led Zeppelin - Presence
    7. Ted Nugent - Dog Eat Dog
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  24. bare trees

    bare trees Forum Resident

    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers - Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
    Rocks - Aerosmith
    2112 - Rush
    Rainbow Rising - Rainbow
    Jailbreak - Thin Lizzy
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  25. Mike Campbell

    Mike Campbell Forum Resident

    Minnesota, USA
    Not into Reggae.

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