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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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1.

The Lamb Lies Down On BroadwayUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1974Appears in:251 charts
Rank in 1974:1Rank Score:7,144
Rank in 1970s59Overall Rank:231
Average Rating: 81/100 (314 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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2.

On The BeachCanada Neil Young
Year of Release:1974Appears in:240 charts
Rank in 1974:2Rank Score:6,087
Rank in 1970s70Overall Rank:266
Average Rating: 83/100 (317 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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3.

Crime Of The CenturyUnited Kingdom Supertramp
Year of Release:1974Appears in:208 charts
Rank in 1974:3Rank Score:5,271
Rank in 1970s81Overall Rank:297
Average Rating: 79/100 (272 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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4.

RedUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:221 charts
Rank in 1974:4Rank Score:4,881
Rank in 1970s89Overall Rank:315
Average Rating: 84/100 (298 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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5.

Rock BottomUnited Kingdom Robert Wyatt
Year of Release:1974Appears in:159 charts
Rank in 1974:5Rank Score:4,223
Rank in 1970s99Overall Rank:367
Average Rating: 80/100 (219 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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6.

Sheer Heart AttackUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:182 charts
Rank in 1974:6Rank Score:3,494
Rank in 1970s112Overall Rank:441
Average Rating: 79/100 (287 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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7.

Diamond DogsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1974Appears in:149 charts
Rank in 1974:7Rank Score:3,296
Rank in 1970s116Overall Rank:461
Average Rating: 78/100 (299 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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8.

Court And SparkCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1974Appears in:151 charts
Rank in 1974:8Rank Score:2,878
Rank in 1970s130Overall Rank:519
Average Rating: 80/100 (198 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:2,776
Rank in 1970s135Overall Rank:539
Average Rating: 78/100 (260 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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10.

Here Come The Warm JetsUnited Kingdom Brian Eno
Year of Release:1974Appears in:131 charts
Rank in 1974:10Rank Score:2,298
Rank in 1970s156Overall Rank:641
Average Rating: 81/100 (180 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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Best Albums of 1974 composition

Artist Albums %


The Cosmic Jokers 5 1%
King Crimson 3 1%
Miles Davis 3 1%
Santana 3 1%
David Bowie 2 0%
Peter Hammill 2 0%
Sweet 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 200 42%
United Kingdom 123 26%
Germany 36 8%
Canada 13 3%
Italy 13 3%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
Brazil 11 2%
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