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Dylan, Coppola, Springsteen, Scorsese, Neil Young, Polanski, The Clash, Joni Mitchell and the 1970s in music and movies

Dylan, Coppola, Springsteen, Scorsese, Neil Young, Polanski, The Clash, Joni Mitchell and the 1970s in music and movies
Allan Jones

You find us at that time in the month when things start getting more than a wee bit hectic, deadlines fast approaching as we head into the final week or so of work on the new issue, for which I am reviewing Roy Harper’s Man & Myth, his first album of new material since The Green Man, 13 years ago. There’s also the small matter of next month’s cover story, which I’m also writing, which means it’s all go at the moment.

Meanwhile, as part of the special promotional feature in the current issue that we produced in association with hmv celebrating six decades of music and films, we have reached the 1970s, the era of stadium superstars, progressive rock, glam, punk, new wave and disco, for which I’ve compiled the following playlist.

Have a great week.

Music
Joni Mitchell

Blue
1971

Sly & The Family Stone
There’s A Riot Goin’ On
1971

Can
Tago Mago
1971

Roxy Music
Roxy Music
1972

Dr Feelgood
Down By The Jetty
1975

Neil Young & Crazy Horse
Zuma
1975

Bob Dylan
Blood On the Tracks
1975

Television
Marquee Moon
1977

Bruce Springsteen
Darkness On the Edge Of Town
1978

The Clash
London Calling
1979

Films
Dirty Harry

The Godfather
Directed by Francis Ford Coppola
1972

Badlands
Terrence Malick
1973

Chinatown
Roman Polanski
1974

Jaws
Steven Speilberg
1975

Dog Day Afternoon
Sydney Lumet
1975

Taxi Driver
Martin Scorsese
1975

The Deer Hunter
Michael Cimino
1978

Manhattan
Woody Allen
1979

Quadrophenia
Franc Roddam
1979

Apocalypse Now
Francis Ford Coppola
1979


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