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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 14,000 greatest album charts.

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

The Lamb Lies Down On BroadwayUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1974Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 1974:1Rank Score:6,322
Rank in 1970s62Overall Rank:238
Average Rating: 81/100 (283 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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2.

On The BeachCanada Neil Young
Year of Release:1974Appears in:217 charts
Rank in 1974:2Rank Score:5,674
Rank in 1970s70Overall Rank:265
Average Rating: 83/100 (278 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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3.

RedUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:190 charts
Rank in 1974:3Rank Score:4,952
Rank in 1970s80Overall Rank:296
Average Rating: 85/100 (264 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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4.

Crime Of The CenturyUnited Kingdom Supertramp
Year of Release:1974Appears in:180 charts
Rank in 1974:4Rank Score:4,772
Rank in 1970s83Overall Rank:304
Average Rating: 79/100 (249 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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5.

Rock BottomUnited Kingdom Robert Wyatt
Year of Release:1974Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 1974:5Rank Score:4,299
Rank in 1970s94Overall Rank:333
Average Rating: 81/100 (205 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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6.

Sheer Heart AttackUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 1974:6Rank Score:3,355
Rank in 1970s110Overall Rank:425
Average Rating: 80/100 (258 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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7.

Diamond DogsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1974Appears in:122 charts
Rank in 1974:7Rank Score:2,968
Rank in 1970s117Overall Rank:473
Average Rating: 77/100 (263 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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8.

Court And SparkCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1974Appears in:141 charts
Rank in 1974:8Rank Score:2,840
Rank in 1970s126Overall Rank:497
Average Rating: 80/100 (185 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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9.

Queen IIUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:105 charts
Rank in 1974:9Rank Score:2,451
Rank in 1970s141Overall Rank:568
Average Rating: 78/100 (230 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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10.

Here Come The Warm JetsUnited Kingdom Brian Eno
Year of Release:1974Appears in:113 charts
Rank in 1974:10Rank Score:2,064
Rank in 1970s159Overall Rank:661
Average Rating: 79/100 (151 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Best Albums of 1974 composition

Artist Albums %


The Cosmic Jokers 5 1%
Miles Davis 3 1%
King Crimson 3 1%
Santana 3 1%
Brian Eno 2 0%
The Charlie Daniels Band 2 0%
Ronnie Lane 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 180 42%
United Kingdom 119 28%
Germany 33 8%
Mixed Nationality 12 3%
Canada 12 3%
Italy 11 3%
Brazil 10 2%
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