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Best Albums of 1973

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1973 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 16,000 greatest album charts.

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1973 year summaryThe best artists of 1973 were Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Stevie Wonder, Genesis, Elton John, The Stooges, Paul McCartney & Wings, Bruce Springsteen and David Bowie.
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11.

(pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)United States Lynyrd Skynyrd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:197 charts
Rank in 1973:11Rank Score:3,993
Rank in 1970s107Overall Rank:402
Average Rating: 80/100 (234 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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12.

The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street ShuffleUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1973Appears in:147 charts
Rank in 1973:12Rank Score:3,934
Rank in 1970s108Overall Rank:406
Average Rating: 79/100 (265 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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13.

Tubular BellsUnited Kingdom Mike Oldfield
Year of Release:1973Appears in:167 charts
Rank in 1973:13Rank Score:3,549
Rank in 1970s114Overall Rank:447
Average Rating: 78/100 (226 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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14.

For Your PleasureUnited Kingdom Roxy Music
Year of Release:1973Appears in:188 charts
Rank in 1973:14Rank Score:3,466
Rank in 1970s116Overall Rank:457
Average Rating: 81/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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15.

Future DaysGermany Can
Year of Release:1973Appears in:135 charts
Rank in 1973:15Rank Score:2,910
Rank in 1970s131Overall Rank:528
Average Rating: 82/100 (172 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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16.

Sabbath Bloody SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1973Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 1973:16Rank Score:2,707
Rank in 1970s142Overall Rank:569
Average Rating: 79/100 (231 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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17.

Closing TimeUnited States Tom Waits
Year of Release:1973Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 1973:17Rank Score:2,604
Rank in 1970s145Overall Rank:589
Average Rating: 82/100 (189 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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18.

Head HuntersUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1973Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 1973:18Rank Score:2,512
Rank in 1970s150Overall Rank:610
Average Rating: 80/100 (130 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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19.

Catch A FireJamaica The Wailers
Year of Release:1973Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 1973:19Rank Score:2,445
Rank in 1970s153Overall Rank:622
Average Rating: 81/100 (189 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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20.

Let's Get It OnUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1973Appears in:118 charts
Rank in 1973:20Rank Score:2,162
Rank in 1970s166Overall Rank:695
Average Rating: 80/100 (170 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 1973 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 4 1%
The Wailers 3 1%
The Temptations 3 1%
David Bowie 3 1%
Manfred Mann's Earth Band 2 0%
Diana Ross 2 0%
Pharoah Sanders 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 203 39%
United Kingdom 138 27%
Germany 25 5%
Italy 21 4%
Brazil 21 4%
Mixed Nationality 17 3%
Jamaica 8 2%
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