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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:255 charts
Rank in 1974:1Rank Score:7,140
Rank in 1970s59Overall Rank:233
Average Rating: 80/100 (318 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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2.

On The BeachCanada Neil Young
Year of Release:1974Appears in:246 charts
Rank in 1974:2Rank Score:6,283
Rank in 1970s69Overall Rank:264
Average Rating: 82/100 (322 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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3.

Crime Of The CenturyUnited Kingdom Supertramp
Year of Release:1974Appears in:209 charts
Rank in 1974:3Rank Score:5,275
Rank in 1970s82Overall Rank:301
Average Rating: 79/100 (275 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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4.

RedUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:226 charts
Rank in 1974:4Rank Score:4,888
Rank in 1970s90Overall Rank:323
Average Rating: 84/100 (304 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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5.

Rock BottomUnited Kingdom Robert Wyatt
Year of Release:1974Appears in:161 charts
Rank in 1974:5Rank Score:4,256
Rank in 1970s102Overall Rank:374
Average Rating: 80/100 (225 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:3,552
Rank in 1970s110Overall Rank:440
Average Rating: 78/100 (294 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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7.

Diamond DogsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1974Appears in:152 charts
Rank in 1974:7Rank Score:3,369
Rank in 1970s117Overall Rank:459
Average Rating: 78/100 (304 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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8.

Court And SparkCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1974Appears in:153 charts
Rank in 1974:8Rank Score:2,879
Rank in 1970s131Overall Rank:528
Average Rating: 80/100 (201 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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9.

Queen IIUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:124 charts
Rank in 1974:9Rank Score:2,824
Rank in 1970s134Overall Rank:537
Average Rating: 78/100 (264 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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10.

Here Come The Warm JetsUnited Kingdom Brian Eno
Year of Release:1974Appears in:134 charts
Rank in 1974:10Rank Score:2,370
Rank in 1970s157Overall Rank:639
Average Rating: 80/100 (186 votes)
Comments: 10 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%
Premiata Forneria Marconi 2 0%
David Bowie 2 0%
Peter Hammill 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 203 42%
United Kingdom 124 26%
Germany 36 7%
Canada 13 3%
Italy 13 3%
Jamaica 12 2%
Mixed Nationality 12 2%
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