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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, Brian Eno, David Bowie, Joni Mitchell and Big Star.
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1.

The Lamb Lies Down On BroadwayUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1974Appears in:271 charts
Rank in 1974:1Rank Score:7,572
Rank in 1970s56Overall Rank:226
Average Rating:  81/100 (336 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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2.

On The BeachCanada Neil Young
Year of Release:1974Appears in:259 charts
Rank in 1974:2Rank Score:6,616
Rank in 1970s67Overall Rank:255
Average Rating:  83/100 (341 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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3.

Crime Of The CenturyUnited Kingdom Supertramp
Year of Release:1974Appears in:225 charts
Rank in 1974:3Rank Score:5,555
Rank in 1970s82Overall Rank:297
Average Rating:  79/100 (288 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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4.

RedUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:246 charts
Rank in 1974:4Rank Score:5,531
Rank in 1970s83Overall Rank:300
Average Rating:  84/100 (322 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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5.

Rock BottomUnited Kingdom Robert Wyatt
Year of Release:1974Appears in:174 charts
Rank in 1974:5Rank Score:4,965
Rank in 1970s93Overall Rank:327
Average Rating:  80/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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6.

Sheer Heart AttackUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 1974:6Rank Score:3,640
Rank in 1970s113Overall Rank:443
Average Rating:  79/100 (313 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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7.

Diamond DogsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1974Appears in:167 charts
Rank in 1974:7Rank Score:3,522
Rank in 1970s118Overall Rank:455
Average Rating:  78/100 (318 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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8.

Court And SparkCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1974Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 1974:8Rank Score:3,187
Rank in 1970s127Overall Rank:503
Average Rating:  80/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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9.

Queen IIUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:128 charts
Rank in 1974:9Rank Score:2,861
Rank in 1970s136Overall Rank:546
Average Rating:  78/100 (285 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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10.

Here Come The Warm JetsUnited Kingdom Brian Eno
Year of Release:1974Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 1974:10Rank Score:2,439
Rank in 1970s158Overall Rank:640
Average Rating:  81/100 (198 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Best Albums of 1974 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 217 42%
United Kingdom 133 26%
Germany 37 7%
Brazil 18 3%
Mixed Nationality 15 3%
Canada 14 3%
Jamaica 13 3%
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