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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 24,000 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, Paul McCartney & Wings and David Bowie.
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RankAlbumArtist
11.

BerlinUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1973Appears in:247 charts
Rank in 1973:11Rank Score:5,195
Rank in 1970s102Overall Rank:396
Average Rating:  80/100 (346 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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12.

Tubular BellsUnited Kingdom Mike Oldfield
Year of Release:1973Appears in:255 charts
Rank in 1973:12Rank Score:4,529
Rank in 1970s110Overall Rank:443
Average Rating:  79/100 (324 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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13.

The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street ShuffleUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1973Appears in:198 charts
Rank in 1973:13Rank Score:4,499
Rank in 1970s111Overall Rank:445
Average Rating:  79/100 (387 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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14.

For Your PleasureUnited Kingdom Roxy Music
Year of Release:1973Appears in:258 charts
Rank in 1973:14Rank Score:4,359
Rank in 1970s114Overall Rank:460
Average Rating:  82/100 (362 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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15.

Future DaysGermany Can
Year of Release:1973Appears in:206 charts
Rank in 1973:15Rank Score:3,786
Rank in 1970s130Overall Rank:520
Average Rating:  83/100 (256 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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16.

Closing TimeUnited States Tom Waits
Year of Release:1973Appears in:208 charts
Rank in 1973:16Rank Score:3,514
Rank in 1970s134Overall Rank:551
Average Rating:  81/100 (286 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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17.

Sabbath Bloody SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1973Appears in:159 charts
Rank in 1973:17Rank Score:3,439
Rank in 1970s140Overall Rank:572
Average Rating:  80/100 (340 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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18.

Head HuntersUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1973Appears in:201 charts
Rank in 1973:18Rank Score:3,390
Rank in 1970s142Overall Rank:586
Average Rating:  79/100 (215 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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19.

Catch A FireJamaica The Wailers
Year of Release:1973Appears in:170 charts
Rank in 1973:19Rank Score:2,815
Rank in 1970s163Overall Rank:683
Average Rating:  81/100 (254 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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20.

ArtaudArgentina Pescado Rabioso
Year of Release:1973Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 1973:20Rank Score:2,791
Rank in 1970s165Overall Rank:690
Average Rating:  81/100 (94 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of 1973 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Status Quo 4 0%
Elvis Presley 4 0%
Roy Ayers 3 0%
Pierre Henry 3 0%
Johnny Cash 3 0%
James Brown 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 343 43%
United Kingdom 209 26%
Brazil 33 4%
Germany 31 4%
Italy 28 3%
Jamaica 17 2%
Mixed Nationality 16 2%
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