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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 16,000 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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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Lamb Lies Down On BroadwayUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1974Appears in:260 charts
Rank in 1974:1Rank Score:7,280
Rank in 1970s59Overall Rank:230
Average Rating: 81/100 (324 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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2.

On The BeachCanada Neil Young
Year of Release:1974Appears in:248 charts
Rank in 1974:2Rank Score:6,379
Rank in 1970s68Overall Rank:262
Average Rating: 83/100 (324 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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3.

Crime Of The CenturyUnited Kingdom Supertramp
Year of Release:1974Appears in:216 charts
Rank in 1974:3Rank Score:5,400
Rank in 1970s82Overall Rank:299
Average Rating: 79/100 (279 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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4.

RedUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:236 charts
Rank in 1974:4Rank Score:5,236
Rank in 1970s83Overall Rank:306
Average Rating: 84/100 (310 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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5.

Rock BottomUnited Kingdom Robert Wyatt
Year of Release:1974Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 1974:5Rank Score:4,566
Rank in 1970s97Overall Rank:345
Average Rating: 80/100 (224 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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6.

Sheer Heart AttackUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:189 charts
Rank in 1974:6Rank Score:3,581
Rank in 1970s111Overall Rank:444
Average Rating: 79/100 (297 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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7.

Diamond DogsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1974Appears in:156 charts
Rank in 1974:7Rank Score:3,379
Rank in 1970s120Overall Rank:468
Average Rating: 78/100 (302 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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8.

Court And SparkCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1974Appears in:152 charts
Rank in 1974:8Rank Score:3,066
Rank in 1970s127Overall Rank:510
Average Rating: 80/100 (204 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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9.

Queen IIUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:127 charts
Rank in 1974:9Rank Score:2,904
Rank in 1970s132Overall Rank:529
Average Rating: 79/100 (268 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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10.

Here Come The Warm JetsUnited Kingdom Brian Eno
Year of Release:1974Appears in:139 charts
Rank in 1974:10Rank Score:2,355
Rank in 1970s157Overall Rank:646
Average Rating: 81/100 (189 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 1974 composition

Artist Albums %


The Cosmic Jokers 5 1%
Santana 3 1%
Miles Davis 3 1%
King Crimson 3 1%
Secos & Molhados 2 0%
Sparks 2 0%
Lou Reed 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 205 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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