’70s Bonus Beat: The Heartbreaking Exclusions

Vonetta McGee on the phone in Detroit 9000
Just 101 more albums that were in the running...

...Barbara Mandrell’s Treat Him Right Antonio Carlos Jobim’s Jobim The Isley Brothers’ The Heat Is On Black Sabbath’s Black Sabbath Steely Dan’s Can't Buy A Thrill Eddy Grant’s Walking On Sunshine Queen’s News Of The World Chrome’s The Visitation Neu!’s Neu! '75 Yoko Ono’s Fly Blue Öyster Cult’s Blue Öyster Cult Amon Düül II’s Wolf City Parliament’s Mothership Connection Television’s Marquee Moon Hawkwind’s Space Ritual Bernard Herrmann’s Taxi Driver OST Harlem River Drive’s Harlem River Drive MC5’s High Time Siouxsie And The Banshees’ The Scream Ron Grainer’s The Omega Man OST Susan Cadogan’s Susan Cadogan Brian Eno’s Another Green World Ian Dury’s New Boots And Panties!! Edu Lobo’s Missa Breve Horace Andy’s Skylarking Serge Gainsbourg’s Histoire De Melody Nelson Sun Ra’s Space Is The Place Funkadelic’s Maggot Brain Fleetwood Mac’s Tusk X-Ray Spex’s Germ Free Adolescents Démis Roussos’ Souvenirs Gabor Szabo’s High Contrast Santana’s Caravanserai Kleeer’s Winners Sparks’ Kimono My House Captain Beyond’s Captain Beyond 10cc’s 10cc Kevin Coyne’s Marjory Razorblade Wire’s Pink Flag Ismael Rivera y Sus Cachimbos’ Esto Sí Es Lo Mío Annette Peacock’s The Perfect Release Don Cherry’s Don Cherry Heldon’s Électronique Guerilla Toots & The Maytals’ Funky Kingston The Doors’ Morrison Hotel The Meters’ Rejuvenation Augustus Pablo’s King Tubbys Meets Rockers Uptown Harry Nilsson’s Nilsson Schmilsson King Crimson’s Red Simple Minds’ Real To Real Cacophony Mulatu Astatke featuring Fekade Amde Maskal’s Ethio Jazz Prince’s For You The Rolling Stones’ It's Only Rock 'N Roll Jimmy Cliff & Other Artists’ The Harder They Come OST Thin Lizzy’s Vagabonds Of The Western World Iggy Pop’s The Idiot Gary Wright’s The Dream Weaver Cheo Feliciano’s Cheo Harold Budd’s The Pavilion Of Dreams Steve Hillage’s Rainbow Dome Musick John Martyn’s Solid Air The Dictators’ Go Girl Crazy! Pere Ubu’s The Modern Dance Van Halen’s Van Halen Prince Far I’s Under Heavy Manners Groundhogs’ Split Kebekelektrik’s Kebekelektrik Sweet’s Desolation Boulevard Bryan Ferry’s These Foolish Things Cheap Trick’s Cheap Trick Curved Air’s Curved Air Live Caravan’s In The Land Of Grey And Pink Tonto's Expanding Head Band’s Zero Time Roy Buchanan’s You're Not Alone Terry Riley’s Persian Surgery Dervishes Pink Floyd’s Wish You Were Here Chaka Khan’s Chaka Max Romeo & The Upsetters’ War Ina Babylon Grand Funk Railroad’s Live Album The Kinks’ Muswell Hillbillies Burning Spear’s Burning Spear The Beach Boys’ Surf's Up J.J. Cale’s Naturally Gwen McCrae’s Gwen McCrae Johnny Hammond’s Gears Rinder & Lewis’ Seven Deadly Sins Keith Hudson’s Flesh Of My Skin Blood Of My Blood Arco Iris’ Arco Iris Soft Machine’s Fourth Richard & Linda Thompson’s I Want To See The Bright Lights Tonight Jefferson Airplane’s Thirty Seconds Over Winterland Suicide’s Suicide Gilberto Gil & Jorge Ben’s Ogum Xangô Ashra’s New Age Of Earth Françoise Hardy’s Message Personnel Talking Heads’ More Songs About Buildings And Food Judas Priest’s Stained Class Cabaret Voltaire’s Mix-Up Sonora Ponceña’s El Gigante Del Sur Shivkumar Sharma’s Raga Madhuvanti John Cale’s Paris 1919 George Harrison’s All Things Must Pass... yes indeed!

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