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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 22,000 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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RankAlbumArtist
11.

BerlinUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1973Appears in:227 charts
Rank in 1973:11Rank Score:4,755
Rank in 1970s104Overall Rank:407
Average Rating:  81/100 (311 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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12.

The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street ShuffleUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1973Appears in:184 charts
Rank in 1973:12Rank Score:4,469
Rank in 1970s106Overall Rank:421
Average Rating:  79/100 (353 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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13.

For Your PleasureUnited Kingdom Roxy Music
Year of Release:1973Appears in:245 charts
Rank in 1973:13Rank Score:4,163
Rank in 1970s112Overall Rank:451
Average Rating:  82/100 (328 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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14.

Tubular BellsUnited Kingdom Mike Oldfield
Year of Release:1973Appears in:220 charts
Rank in 1973:14Rank Score:4,070
Rank in 1970s115Overall Rank:457
Average Rating:  79/100 (288 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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15.

Future DaysGermany Can
Year of Release:1973Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 1973:15Rank Score:3,657
Rank in 1970s128Overall Rank:510
Average Rating:  83/100 (229 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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16.

Sabbath Bloody SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1973Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 1973:16Rank Score:3,233
Rank in 1970s138Overall Rank:570
Average Rating:  80/100 (306 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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17.

Head HuntersUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1973Appears in:175 charts
Rank in 1973:17Rank Score:3,186
Rank in 1970s142Overall Rank:581
Average Rating:  80/100 (188 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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18.

Closing TimeUnited States Tom Waits
Year of Release:1973Appears in:185 charts
Rank in 1973:18Rank Score:3,153
Rank in 1970s144Overall Rank:586
Average Rating:  82/100 (257 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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19.

Catch A FireJamaica The Wailers
Year of Release:1973Appears in:154 charts
Rank in 1973:19Rank Score:2,650
Rank in 1970s162Overall Rank:676
Average Rating:  81/100 (226 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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20.

Let's Get It OnUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1973Appears in:176 charts
Rank in 1973:20Rank Score:2,531
Rank in 1970s173Overall Rank:708
Average Rating:  81/100 (239 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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Best Albums of 1973 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
Status Quo 4 1%
Elvis Presley 4 1%
R. Stevie Moore 4 1%
Roy Ayers 3 0%
Pierre Henry 3 0%
James Brown 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 312 41%
United Kingdom 202 27%
Brazil 33 4%
Germany 32 4%
Italy 25 3%
Mixed Nationality 18 2%
Jamaica 16 2%
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