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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 24,000 greatest album charts.

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

The Lamb Lies Down On BroadwayUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1974Appears in:372 charts
Rank in 1974:1Rank Score:9,855
Rank in 1970s54Overall Rank:219
Average Rating:  82/100 (467 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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2.

On The BeachCanada Neil Young
Year of Release:1974Appears in:337 charts
Rank in 1974:2Rank Score:7,620
Rank in 1970s71Overall Rank:272
Average Rating:  83/100 (494 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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3.

Crime Of The CenturyUnited Kingdom Supertramp
Year of Release:1974Appears in:320 charts
Rank in 1974:3Rank Score:7,604
Rank in 1970s72Overall Rank:275
Average Rating:  80/100 (418 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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4.

RedUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:341 charts
Rank in 1974:4Rank Score:7,375
Rank in 1970s78Overall Rank:286
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (461 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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5.

Rock BottomUnited Kingdom Robert Wyatt
Year of Release:1974Appears in:239 charts
Rank in 1974:5Rank Score:6,234
Rank in 1970s91Overall Rank:334
Average Rating:  80/100 (311 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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6.

Diamond DogsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1974Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 1974:6Rank Score:4,158
Rank in 1970s118Overall Rank:479
Average Rating:  79/100 (471 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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7.

Court And SparkCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1974Appears in:222 charts
Rank in 1974:7Rank Score:4,074
Rank in 1970s121Overall Rank:486
Average Rating:  81/100 (294 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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8.

Sheer Heart AttackUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:249 charts
Rank in 1974:8Rank Score:4,045
Rank in 1970s125Overall Rank:490
Average Rating:  78/100 (425 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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9.

Here Come The Warm JetsUnited Kingdom Brian Eno
Year of Release:1974Appears in:201 charts
Rank in 1974:9Rank Score:3,318
Rank in 1970s146Overall Rank:594
Average Rating:  82/100 (286 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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10.

Queen IIUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:162 charts
Rank in 1974:10Rank Score:3,258
Rank in 1970s149Overall Rank:603
Average Rating:  78/100 (384 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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Best Albums of 1974 composition

Artist Albums %


The Cosmic Jokers 5 1%
Various Artists 4 1%
Elvis Presley 4 1%
Santana 3 0%
King Crimson 3 0%
Johnny Cash 3 0%
Miles Davis 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 312 43%
United Kingdom 179 24%
Germany 48 7%
Italy 25 3%
Brazil 23 3%
Jamaica 19 3%
Canada 18 2%
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