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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 15,000 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:245 charts
Rank in 1974:1Rank Score:7,064
Rank in 1970s59Overall Rank:228
Average Rating: 81/100 (305 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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2.

On The BeachCanada Neil Young
Year of Release:1974Appears in:242 charts
Rank in 1974:2Rank Score:6,119
Rank in 1970s69Overall Rank:262
Average Rating: 83/100 (311 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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3.

Crime Of The CenturyUnited Kingdom Supertramp
Year of Release:1974Appears in:202 charts
Rank in 1974:3Rank Score:5,195
Rank in 1970s82Overall Rank:298
Average Rating: 79/100 (267 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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4.

RedUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:216 charts
Rank in 1974:4Rank Score:4,904
Rank in 1970s85Overall Rank:311
Average Rating: 84/100 (292 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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5.

Rock BottomUnited Kingdom Robert Wyatt
Year of Release:1974Appears in:162 charts
Rank in 1974:5Rank Score:4,306
Rank in 1970s98Overall Rank:354
Average Rating: 81/100 (216 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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6.

Sheer Heart AttackUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:175 charts
Rank in 1974:6Rank Score:3,460
Rank in 1970s112Overall Rank:441
Average Rating: 79/100 (285 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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7.

Diamond DogsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1974Appears in:139 charts
Rank in 1974:7Rank Score:3,185
Rank in 1970s117Overall Rank:473
Average Rating: 78/100 (294 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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8.

Court And SparkCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1974Appears in:150 charts
Rank in 1974:8Rank Score:2,839
Rank in 1970s130Overall Rank:519
Average Rating: 80/100 (195 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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9.

Queen IIUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:117 charts
Rank in 1974:9Rank Score:2,717
Rank in 1970s138Overall Rank:542
Average Rating: 78/100 (256 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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10.

Here Come The Warm JetsUnited Kingdom Brian Eno
Year of Release:1974Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 1974:10Rank Score:2,344
Rank in 1970s155Overall Rank:627
Average Rating: 80/100 (175 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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Best Albums of 1974 composition

Artist Albums %


The Cosmic Jokers 5 1%
Santana 3 1%
King Crimson 3 1%
Miles Davis 3 1%
The Spinners 2 0%
Poco 2 0%
Barclay James Harvest 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 198 43%
United Kingdom 122 26%
Germany 35 8%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
Canada 13 3%
Italy 12 3%
Brazil 11 2%
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