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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 15,000 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.
1970536251,014 After The Gold Rush (73rd)
by Neil Young
1971559331,358 Led Zeppelin IV (7th)
by Led Zeppelin
1972611236,949 The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stard... (20th)
by David Bowie
1973624280,412 The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)
by Pink Floyd
197457899,368 The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (233rd)
by Genesis
1975582240,783 Wish You Were Here (14th)
by Pink Floyd
1976559119,980 Ramones (131st)
by Ramones
1977564233,409 Rumours (37th)
by Fleetwood Mac
1978569118,983 Darkness On The Edge Of Town (173rd)
by Bruce Springsteen
1979582232,039 London Calling (12th)
by The Clash
Total5,7642,144,295

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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931.

Living In The 70sAustralia Skyhooks
Year of Release:1974Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1974:86Rank Score:169
Rank in 1970s931Overall Rank:5,478
Average Rating: 73/100 (16 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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932.

The RochesUnited States The Roches
Year of Release:1979Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1979:84Rank Score:169
Rank in 1970s932Overall Rank:5,487
Average Rating: 70/100 (21 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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933.

SalisburyUnited Kingdom Uriah Heep
Year of Release:1971Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1971:95Rank Score:169
Rank in 1970s933Overall Rank:5,493
Average Rating: 74/100 (29 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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934.

Smokin'United Kingdom Humble Pie
Year of Release:1972Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1972:99Rank Score:168
Rank in 1970s934Overall Rank:5,500
Average Rating: 70/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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935.

Fresh Fish SpecialUnited States Robert Gordon With Link Wray
Year of Release:1978Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 1978:110Rank Score:168
Rank in 1970s935Overall Rank:5,509
Average Rating: 65/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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936.

Bongo FuryUnited States Frank Zappa
Year of Release:1975Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1975:95Rank Score:167
Rank in 1970s936Overall Rank:5,518
Average Rating: 74/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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937.

Meaty Beaty Big And Bouncy
Compilation
United Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1971Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1971:96Rank Score:167
Rank in 1970s937Overall Rank:5,520
Average Rating: 81/100 (56 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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938.

Hark! The Village WaitUnited Kingdom Steeleye Span
Year of Release:1970Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1970:105Rank Score:167
Rank in 1970s938Overall Rank:5,523
Average Rating: 75/100 (7 votes)
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939.

Hergest RidgeUnited Kingdom Mike Oldfield
Year of Release:1974Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1974:87Rank Score:167
Rank in 1970s939Overall Rank:5,525
Average Rating: 74/100 (23 votes)
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940.

RaspberriesUnited States Raspberries
Year of Release:1972Appears in:10 charts
Rank in 1972:100Rank Score:167
Rank in 1970s940Overall Rank:5,539
Average Rating: 70/100 (15 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of the 1970s composition

Year Albums %


1970 109 11%
1971 103 10%
1972 106 11%
1973 112 11%
1974 96 10%
1975 100 10%
1976 81 8%
1977 87 9%
1978 116 12%
1979 90 9%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 393 39%
United Kingdom 386 39%
Canada 34 3%
Germany 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
Jamaica 27 3%
Italy 17 2%
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