SELECT DISCOGRAPHY 1970-79

1970

Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin III

Booker T. and the MG's - McLemore Avenue

1971

James Taylor - Mud Slide Slim and The Blue Horizon

The Staple Singers - The Staple Singers

Leon Russell - Leon Russell and the Shelter People

Don Nix - Living by the Days

The Staple Singers - The Staple Swingers

1972

Big Star - #1 Record

ZZ Top - Rio Grande Mud

James Luther Dickinson - Dixie Fried

The Staple Singers - Be Altitude: Respect Yourself

1973

ZZ Top - Tres Hombres

The Staple Singers - Be What You Are

Leon Russell - Leon Live

Leon Russell - Hank Wilson's Back

Freddie King - Woman Across the Rover

1974

Big Star - Radio City

The Staple Singers - City in the Sky

1975

ZZ Top - Fandango

John Prine - Common Sense

Big Star - Third/Sister Lovers

Alex Chilton - Bach's Bottom

1976

ZZ Top - Tejas

Black Oak Arkansas - 10yr Overnight Success

The Bar-Kays - Too Hot to Stop

Con Funk Shun - Con Funk Shun

1977

ZZ Top - Best of ZZ Top

Cheap Trick - In Color

Johnnie Taylor - Rated Extraordinaire

The Bar-Kays - Flying High on Your Love

1978

The Bar-Kays - Light of Life

Isaac Hayes - Hotbed

1979

The Bar-Kays - Injoy

ZZ Top - Deguello

Don Nix - Skyrider

Con Funk Shun - Candy

Shirley Brown - For the Real Feeling

Anita Ward - Songs of Love

Alex Chilton - Like Flies on Sherbet

FEATURED ALBUM OF THE DECADE

BIG STAR - #1 RECORD
1971 - Recorded first at Ardent's National St. location and finished at the current location on Madison Ave.
Engineered by John Fry

Ardent Studio A - Alex Chilton and Chris Bell

Ardent Studio A - Alex Chilton and Chris Bell

Ardent, 1971 - Al Bell (co-owner of Stax), John Fry, Jody Stephens, and Andy Hummel

Ardent, 1971 - Al Bell (co-owner of Stax), John Fry, Jody Stephens, and Andy Hummel