The Best Soul Albums of the 1970s

Over the course of several weeks, thousands of SoulTrackers nominated and then voted on the Greatest Soul Albums of the 1970s. The results were a great selection of 35 essential albums for Soul Music lovers.  You can click on the album covers (or the blue highlighted words) below to listen to or purchase the albums at Amazon.com. 

AND CLICK HERE TO SEE THE RESULTS OF OUR OTHER POLLS 

Over the course of several weeks, thousands of SoulTrackers nominated and then voted on the Greatest Soul Albums of the 1970s. The results were a great selection of 35 essential albums for Soul Music lovers.  You can click on the album covers (or the blue highlighted words) below to listen to or purchase the albums at Amazon.com. 

AND CLICK HERE TO SEE THE RESULTS OF OUR OTHER POLLS 

1

 Earth Wind & Fire

 That's the Way of the World  

2

 Marvin Gaye

 What's Going On

3  Stevie Wonder 
 Songs In the Key of Life
4  Michael Jackson 
 Off The Wall
5  Marvin Gaye 
 Let's Get It On
6  Curtis Mayfield 
 Superfly
7  Al Green 
 I'm Still In Love With You
8  Stevie Wonder 
 Innervisions
9  The O'Jays 
 Ship Ahoy
 10   War
 The World Is A Ghetto

11. Parliament - Mothership Connection

12. The Spinners - The Spinners

13. The Isley Brothers - 3 + 3

14. The Stylistics - The Stylistics

15. The Commodores - The Commodores

16. Isaac Hayes - Hot Buttered Soul

17. Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway - Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway

18. Rufus feat. Chaka Khan - Ask Rufus

19. Marvin Gaye - I Want You

20. Maze - Inspiration

21. Donny Hathaway - Extension of a Man

22. Heatwave - Too Hot to Handle

23. Average White Band - AWB

24. Gladys Knight & the Pips - Imagination

25. Barry White - I've Got So Much to Give

26. Isaac HayesShaft

27. The Temptations - All Directions

28. Minnie Riperton - Perfect Angel

29. Four Tops - Still Water

30. Sly and the Family Stone - There's a Riot Goin' On

31. Aretha Franklin - Young, Gifted and Black

32. Kool & The Gang - Wild and Peaceful

33. Norman Connors - You Are My Starship

34. Natalie Cole - Inseparable

35. Ray Goodman & Brown - Special Lady

36. Earth Wind & Fire - All N All 

37. Bill Withers - Still Bill  

38. Stevie Wonder - Talking Book

39. Chic - C'est Chic

40. Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes - Wake Up Everybody

41. The Jacksons - Destiny 

42. Donna Summer - Bad Girls

43. Diana Ross - The Boss

44. Four Tops - Keeper of the Castle

45. Enchantment - Once Upon A Dream

46. Prince - Prince

47. Ohio Players - Honey

48. James Brown - Hell

49. Smokey Robinson - A Quiet Storm

50. Tavares - Skyhigh

 

 
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