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Head Hunters (album) by Herbie Hancock 

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Head Hunters
Head Hunters by Herbie Hancock (1973)
Overall rank: 604th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 170 votes)
  Ratings distribution
Accolades: Top 20 albums of 1973 (18th)
Top albums of the 1970s (147th)
Top 1,000 albums of all time (604th)

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Head Hunters is ranked as the best album by Herbie Hancock.

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Head Hunters track list

Overall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 83 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.Track pickChameleon
 86/100 (28 votes)
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2.Watermelon Man
 84/100 (25 votes)
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3.Sly
 83/100 (22 votes)
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4.Vein Melter
 81/100 (21 votes)
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Head Hunters rankings

Head Hunters ratings

Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 170 votes)
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08/17/2015 13:06
76/100
 
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40/100

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90/100
From AAL2014 07/26/2015 14:39
This is an album that is so easy to get into because you can appreciate the musicianship but it's nothing that gets lost on you. Herbie Hancock is a genius for that. Very nice flow through this album and the underrated Harvey Mason on drums kills it.

Very important fusion record!
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Rating:  
95/100
From Graeme2 11/24/2013 17:56
The jazz album I always come back to. Funky and prog.
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80/100
From sszwalbenest 07/16/2013 21:44
Fantastic album. Sounds like nothing I have ever heard before. Second only to "Time Out" as far as Jazz albums go. "Chameleon" is the highlight track.
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100/100
From joshtraina 04/25/2013 01:56
Favorite jazz album
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95/100
From covecove 06/21/2011 02:16
Funky...
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From RFNAPLES 09/05/2010 01:30
Best track: Chameleon
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