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Pitchfork list their 200 best songs of the 1970s

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Back in 2004, Pitchfork published their Top 100 Albums of the 1970s list, and today they’ve returned with the 200 Best Songs of the 1970s. Some of the artists who didn’t make the cut on the albums list are now here, like Black Sabbath, Grateful Dead, Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith…

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Woods share songs that inspired their new LP (listen)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Woods‘ very good new album, City Sun Eater in the River of Light is out today and, as Andrew noted, the band bring in some new sounds and influences into their mossy folk-rock world this time. The band made a playlist for Flood Magazine¬†featuring some of the artists and songs that influenced the new record, which includes a fair amount of reggae (The Congos, Toots & the Maytals, The Wailers), ’70s funk and jazz (Herbie Hancock, Don Cherry, Allen Toussaint), The Beatles, The Stones and more. Je…

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