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Bob Dylan, Self Portrait, 1970 on Columbia

Another of the “difficult” Dylan albums, which he later himself said was something of a joke, designed to relieve some of the pressure he felt from the sixties…

Erroll Garner, Feeling is Believing, 1970 on Mercury

Garner’s first album in the 1970s, with five of his own compositions plus recordings of the Beatle’s “Yesterday;” Blood, Sweat, & Tears’ “Spinning Wheel;” “For Once In My…

Freddie King, My Feeling for the Blues, 1970 on Cotillion

One of the “three kings” of the blues, this is King’s second album after signing with Atlantic (Cotillion is a subsidiary) before moving to Shelter records (Leon Russell’s…

Ike & Tina Turner and The Ikettes, Come Together, 1970 on Liberty.

Ike & Tina Turner and The Ikettes, Come Together, 1970 on Liberty. Great time capsule release from a great year in music. The title tune but also covers…

Nina Simone, The Best of Nina Simone, 1970 on RCA Victor.

Nina Simone, The Best of Nina Simone, 1970 on RCA Victor. Great versions of I Shall Be Released and Leonard Cohen’s Suzanne as well as I Wish I…

Eric Burdon & War, Eric Burdon Declares “War,” 1970 on MGM.

Eric Burdon & War, Eric Burdon Declares “War,” 1970 on MGM. First LP by Burdon & War – produced by Jerry Goldstein (who also workeded with Blood Sweat…

The Beatles, Let It Be, 1970 on Apple Records.

The Beatles, Let It Be, 1970 on Apple Records. This copy is from the 2021 reissue- the mices by Giles Martin and Sam OKelll, with extra LPs of…

Leo Kottke, Circle ‘Round the Sun, 1970 on Symposium Music.

Leo Kottke, Circle ‘Round the Sun, 1970 on Symposium Music. Kottke’s third full length, on Wayzata Minnesota label Symposium. 8 of these are studio recordings of songs from…

James Taylor, Sweet Baby James, 1970 on Warner Bros.

James Taylor, Sweet Baby James, 1970 on Warner Bros. Early repress as it has the WB logo instead of W7 logo on label Steamroller, Sweet Baby James, Fire…

Simon and Garfunkel, Bridge Over Troubled Water, 1970 on Columbia.

Simon and Garfunkel, Bridge Over Troubled Water, 1970 on Columbia. Such a beautiful album end to end, from the opening title track through Song For the Asking. Fifth…

Neil Young, Carnegie Hall 1970, released 2021 on Shakey Pictures Records.

Neil Young, Carnegie Hall 1970, released 2021 on Shakey Pictures Records. Show from December 4th, 1970 at Carbegie Hall. Neil Young Archives Official Bootleg Series 01. Great show,…

Blood, Sweat and Tears; Blood, Sweat and Tears 3, 1970 on Columbia.

Blood, Sweat and Tears; Blood, Sweat and Tears 3, 1970 on Columbia. Lucretia McEvil, Sympathy for the Devil – second album of the David Clayton-Thomas era

John Mayall, Empty Rooms, 1970 on Polydor.

John Mayall, Empty Rooms, 1970 on Polydor. With Steve Thompson, Johnny Almond, Jon Mark – follow up to Turning Point

David Bowie, The Man Who Sold The World, 1970 on Mercury.

David Bowie, The Man Who Sold The World, 1970 on Mercury. My copy is on RCA/Victor, who reissued in 1972 with this black and white photo of Ziggy…

John Mayall, U.S.A. Union, 1970 on Polydor.

John Mayall, U.S.A. Union, 1970 on Polydor. The great British bluesman recording in L.A. with Harvey Mandel, and Larry Taylor from Canned Heat and violinist Don Harris –…

The Beatles, Hey Jude (The Beatles Again), 1970 on Apple Records.

The Beatles, Hey Jude (The Beatles Again), 1970 on Apple Records. Was going to be called Beatles Again, and labels printed, but renamed to Hey Jude based on…

Perth County Conspiracy, The Perth County Conspiracy, 1970 on CBC Radio Canada Transcription.

Perth County Conspiracy, The Perth County Conspiracy, 1970 on CBC Radio Canada Transcription. Sometimes known as “Perth County Conspiracy (does not exist)” – great name for a psychedelic…

George Benson, The Other Side of Abbey Road, 1970 on A&M

George Benson, The Other Side of Abbey Road, 1970 on A&M Found this last week at Deep Thoughts in Jamaica Plain – fantastic reimagining of Abbey Road by…

Grateful Dead, Workingman’s Dead, 1970 on Warner Bros.

Grateful Dead, Workingman’s Dead, 1970 on Warner Bros. Another classic Grateful Dead release – feels like a greatest hits compilation from 2020 POV but was just another release…

Grateful Dead, American Beauty, 1970 on Warner Bros.

Grateful Dead, American Beauty, 1970 on Warner Bros. This copy is from the Vinyl Me, Please Anthology (The Story Of The Grateful Dead) but I’ve been a huge…