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The best album by John Williams is Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope which is ranked number 4,747 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 281.

John Williams is ranked number 1,381 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 901.

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John Williams best albums

The following albums by John Williams are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Star Wars Episode IV: A New HopeUnited States John Williams
Year of Release:1977Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1977:82Rank Score:281
Rank in 1970s883Overall Rank:4,747
Average Rating:  76/100 (37 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes BackUnited States John Williams
Year of Release:1980Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1980:169Rank Score:107
Rank in 1980s1,538Overall Rank:10,056
Average Rating:  78/100 (25 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.

Jurassic ParkUnited States John Williams
Year of Release:1993Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1993:214Rank Score:102
Rank in 1990s2,172Overall Rank:10,452
Average Rating:  73/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Greatest Hits 1969-1999United States John Williams
Year of Release:1999Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1999:342Rank Score:67
Rank in 1990s3,116Overall Rank:15,096
Average Rating:  79/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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5.

E.T. The Extra TerrestrialUnited States John Williams
Year of Release:1982Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 1982:251Rank Score:62
Rank in 1980s2,310Overall Rank:15,858
Average Rating:  76/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

Schindler's ListUnited States John Williams
Year of Release:1993Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1993:354Rank Score:53
Rank in 1990s3,557Overall Rank:17,154
Average Rating:  78/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

JawsUnited States John Williams
Year of Release:1975Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1975:230Rank Score:51
Rank in 1970s2,398Overall Rank:17,582
Average Rating:  81/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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8.

SupermanUnited States John Williams
Year of Release:1978Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1978:259Rank Score:46
Rank in 1970s2,487Overall Rank:18,420
Average Rating:  79/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)United States John Williams
Year of Release:2001Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2001:523Rank Score:32
Rank in 2000s5,866Overall Rank:21,150
Average Rating:  75/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the SithUnited States John Williams
Year of Release:2005Appears in:6 charts
Rank in 2005:653Rank Score:27
Rank in 2000s6,157Overall Rank:22,273
Average Rating:  81/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 1,381

This may not be a complete discography for John Williams. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

John Williams best tracks

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1.Cantina Band
(from the album Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)
 79/100 (4 votes)
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2.Cantina Band #2
(from the album Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)
 78/100 (3 votes)
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3.The Imperial March (Darth Vader's Theme)
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 78/100 (4 votes)
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4.The Asteroid Field
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 78/100 (5 votes)
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5.Main Title / The Ice Planet Hoth
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 77/100 (3 votes)
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6.The Clash Of Lightsabers
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 76/100 (3 votes)
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7.Yoda's Theme
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 76/100 (3 votes)
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8.Han Solo And The Princess
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 76/100 (3 votes)
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9.Carbon Freeze/Darth Vader's Trap/Departure Of Boba Fett
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 76/100 (3 votes)
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10.Main Title / Rebel Blockade Runner
(from the album Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope)
 76/100 (5 votes)
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11.Rescue From Cloud City / Hyperspace
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 75/100 (3 votes)
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12.Yoda And The Force
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 75/100 (3 votes)
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13.Arrival On Dagobah
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 75/100 (3 votes)
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14.Lando's Palace
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 75/100 (3 votes)
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15.The Rebel Fleet / End Title
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 75/100 (3 votes)
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16.Imperial Starfleet Deployed / City In The Clouds
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 75/100 (3 votes)
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17.The Wampa's Lair/Vision Of Obi-Wan/Snowspeeders Take Flight
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 75/100 (3 votes)
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18.Betrayal At Bespin
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 75/100 (3 votes)
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19.Jedi Master Revealed / Mynock Cave
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 75/100 (3 votes)
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20.The Imperial Probe / Aboard The Executor
(from the album Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
 75/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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John Williams ratings

Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 8 votes)
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