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100 Greatest Albums of 1977

Criteria: These 1977 albums were chosen for their initial and lasting popularity and their influence and impact on rock music in general. Also considered is critical acclaim. The list includes rock and roll and related genres that were influential on rock music.
Top 100 Albums by Year: (in progress)
  1. Rumours - Fleetwood Mac
  2. Exodus - Bob Marley
  3. Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack - The Bee Gees (& others)
  4. The Stranger - Billy Joel
  5. Low - David Bowie
  6. My Aim Is True - Elvis Costello & The Attractions
  7. All 'n' All - Earth, Wind & Fire
  8. The Clash - The Clash
  9. Funkentelechy vs. The Placebo Syndrome - Parliament
10. Trans Europe Express - Kraftwerk
11. Rose Royce II: In Full Bloom - Rose Royce
12. Marquee Moon - Television
13. Aja - Steely Dan
14. Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex Pistols - The Sex Pistols
15. Ask Rufus - Rufus featuring Chaka Khan
16. Talking Heads 77 - Talking Heads
17. Bat Out Of Hell - Meat Loaf
18. The Belle Album - Al Green
19. Rocket To Russia - The Ramones
20. Lust For Life - Iggy Pop
21. Animals - Pink Floyd
22. Go For Your Guns - The Isley Brothers
23. Book of Dreams - Steve Miller Band
24. Chic - Chic
25. Running On Empty - Jackson Browne
26. Little Queen - Heart
27. Commodores - The Commodores
28. A Real Mother For Ya - Johnny "Guitar" Watson
29. Heart Of The Congos - The Congos
30. Street Survivors - Lynyrd Skynyrd
31. Once Upon A Time - Donna Summer
32. Pacific Ocean Blue - Dennis Wilson
33. Ahh... The Name Is Bootsy, Baby - Bootsy Collins
34. "Heroes" - David Bowie
35. Police & Thieves - Junior Murvin
36. Moody Blue - Elvis Presley
37. Game, Dames & Guitar Thangs - Eddie Hazel
38. I Remember Yesterday - Donna Summer
39. Sings For Someone You Love - Barry White
40. Pink Flag - Wire
41. Maze featuring Frankie Beverly - Maze featuring Frankie Beverly
42. Bridges - Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson
43. Smooth Talk - Evelyn "Champagne" King
44. Let There Be Rock - AC/DC
45. In Color - Cheap Trick
46. Feelin' Bitchy - Millie Jackson
47. Two Sevens Clash - Culture
48. Right On Time - The Brothers Johnson
49. The Grand Illusion - Styx
50. Rejoice - The Emotions
51. Blank Generation - Richard Hell & The Voidoids
52. Party Time - The Heptones
53. Slowhand - Eric Clapton
54. JT - James Taylor
55. Before And After Science - Brian Eno
56. CSN - Crosby, Stills & Nash
57. Life On The Line - Eddie & The Hot Rods
58. Never Say You Can't Survive - Curtis Mayfield
59. Little Criminals - Randy Newman
60. Return Of The Super Ape - The Upsetters
61. L.A.M.F. - The Heartbreakers
62. Benny & Us - The Average White Band & Ben E. King
63. Love You - The Beach Boys
64. Funk Beyond The Call Of Duty - Johnny "Guitar" Watson
65. Cheap Trick - Cheap Trick
66. Livin' On The Fault Line - The Doobie Brothers
67. News Of The World - Queen
68. Cat Scratch Fever - Ted Nugent
69. Songs From The Wood - Jethro Tull
70. Damned Damned Damned - The Damned
71. Angel - The Ohio Players
72. Slave - Slave
73. I Robot - Alan Parsons Project
74. Galaxy - War
75. A Farewell To Kings - Rush
76. Dry & Heavy - Burning Spear
77. Moonflower - Santana
78. Love Gun - KISS
79. Going For The One - Yes
80. Flying High On Your Love - The Bar Kays
81. Teddy Pendergrass - Teddy Pendergrass
82. In The City - The Jam
83. Terrapin Station - Grateful Dead
84. Secrets - Con Funk Shun
85. Robert Gordon With Link Wray - Robert Gordon & Link Wray
86. The Idiot - Iggy Pop
87. Suicide - Suicide
88. Sin After Sin - Judas Priest
89. Out Of The Blue - Electric Light Orchestra
90. Foreigner - Foreigner
91. Peter Gabriel - Peter Gabriel
92. Equal Rights - Peter Tosh
93. Point Of Know Return - Kansas
94. Leave Home - The Ramones
95. New Boots & Panties - Ian Dury
96. Into Something (Can't Shake Loose) - O.V. Wright
97. Plastic Letters - Blondie
98. Live At The London Palladium - Marvin Gaye
99. Comin' Back For More - William Bell
100. Havin' A Party - The Pointer Sisters
Album covers for Rumours, Exodus, Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack, and The Stranger





Rumours by Fleetwood Mac album cover
Exodus by Bob Marley album cover
Saturday Night Fever Soundtrack album cover
The Stranger by Billy Joel album cover
Low by David Bowie album cover
My Aim Is True by Elvis Costello and The Attractions album cover
All 'n' All by Earth, Wind and Fire album cover
 DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 1977
  Lew's choice - An unheralded great album from 1977
 •  Nether Lands - Dan Fogelberg
  Bruce's choice:
 •  George Thorogood and the Destroyers - George Thorogood and the Destroyers
  Brian's choice:
 •  Stick to Me - Graham Parker & the Rumour
  Brett's choice:
 •  Holly Days - Denny Laine





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