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Best Albums of 1974

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1974 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 17,000 greatest album charts.

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1974 year summaryThe best artists of 1974 were Genesis, Neil Young, Queen, King Crimson, Supertramp, Robert Wyatt, David Bowie, Brian Eno, Joni Mitchell and Big Star.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Lamb Lies Down On BroadwayUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1974Appears in:264 charts
Rank in 1974:1Rank Score:7,405
Rank in 1970s58Overall Rank:232
Average Rating:  81/100 (329 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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2.

On The BeachCanada Neil Young
Year of Release:1974Appears in:254 charts
Rank in 1974:2Rank Score:6,587
Rank in 1970s67Overall Rank:258
Average Rating:  83/100 (333 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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3.

RedUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:242 charts
Rank in 1974:3Rank Score:5,415
Rank in 1970s82Overall Rank:301
Average Rating:  84/100 (315 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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4.

Crime Of The CenturyUnited Kingdom Supertramp
Year of Release:1974Appears in:217 charts
Rank in 1974:4Rank Score:5,397
Rank in 1970s83Overall Rank:302
Average Rating:  79/100 (281 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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5.

Rock BottomUnited Kingdom Robert Wyatt
Year of Release:1974Appears in:170 charts
Rank in 1974:5Rank Score:4,845
Rank in 1970s94Overall Rank:331
Average Rating:  80/100 (229 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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6.

Sheer Heart AttackUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:188 charts
Rank in 1974:6Rank Score:3,587
Rank in 1970s114Overall Rank:448
Average Rating:  79/100 (303 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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7.

Diamond DogsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1974Appears in:161 charts
Rank in 1974:7Rank Score:3,494
Rank in 1970s118Overall Rank:464
Average Rating:  78/100 (312 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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8.

Court And SparkCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1974Appears in:154 charts
Rank in 1974:8Rank Score:3,089
Rank in 1970s128Overall Rank:513
Average Rating:  80/100 (205 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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9.

Queen IIUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:125 charts
Rank in 1974:9Rank Score:2,846
Rank in 1970s136Overall Rank:545
Average Rating:  79/100 (275 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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10.

Here Come The Warm JetsUnited Kingdom Brian Eno
Year of Release:1974Appears in:143 charts
Rank in 1974:10Rank Score:2,329
Rank in 1970s160Overall Rank:661
Average Rating:  81/100 (194 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Best Albums of 1974 composition

Artist Albums %


The Cosmic Jokers 5 1%
Miles Davis 3 1%
Santana 3 1%
King Crimson 3 1%
Man 2 0%
Queen 2 0%
Gryphon 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 206 42%
United Kingdom 123 25%
Germany 36 7%
Brazil 17 3%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
Canada 13 3%
Italy 13 3%
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