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Best Albums of the 1970s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1970s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 16,000 greatest album charts.

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YearAlbums   The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score   Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
1970551254,517 After The Gold Rush (74th)
by Neil Young
1971584336,188 Led Zeppelin IV (7th)
by Led Zeppelin
1972629241,701 The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stard... (20th)
by David Bowie
1973648287,076 The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)
by Pink Floyd
1974606102,066 The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (231st)
by Genesis
1975605245,261 Wish You Were Here (14th)
by Pink Floyd
1976588122,324 Ramones (130th)
by Ramones
1977601238,082 Rumours (37th)
by Fleetwood Mac
1978605120,989 Darkness On The Edge Of Town (175th)
by Bruce Springsteen
1979622235,877 London Calling (12th)
by The Clash
Total6,0392,184,080

The best artists of the 1970s were Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, The Clash, The Rolling Stones, The Who, Neil Young, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan and Queen.
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Best Albums of the 1970s composition

Year Albums %


1970 106 11%
1971 102 10%
1972 107 11%
1973 108 11%
1974 96 10%
1975 101 10%
1976 81 8%
1977 91 9%
1978 116 12%
1979 92 9%
Artist Albums %


David Bowie 11 1%
Pink Floyd 9 1%
Elton John 9 1%
Kiss 9 1%
Genesis 9 1%
Frank Zappa 9 1%
Santana 9 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 395 40%
United Kingdom 384 38%
Canada 34 3%
Germany 30 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Jamaica 26 3%
Italy 17 2%
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