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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:7,216
Rank in 1970s58Overall Rank:229
Average Rating: 81/100 (316 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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2.

On The BeachCanada Neil Young
Year of Release:1974Appears in:245 charts
Rank in 1974:2Rank Score:6,267
Rank in 1970s68Overall Rank:261
Average Rating: 83/100 (320 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:5,257
Rank in 1970s82Overall Rank:303
Average Rating: 79/100 (273 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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4.

RedUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:224 charts
Rank in 1974:4Rank Score:4,876
Rank in 1970s89Overall Rank:320
Average Rating: 84/100 (301 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:4,255
Rank in 1970s102Overall Rank:373
Average Rating: 80/100 (221 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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6.

Sheer Heart AttackUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:189 charts
Rank in 1974:6Rank Score:3,555
Rank in 1970s111Overall Rank:438
Average Rating: 78/100 (293 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:3,279
Rank in 1970s118Overall Rank:469
Average Rating: 78/100 (303 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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8.

Court And SparkCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1974Appears in:154 charts
Rank in 1974:8Rank Score:2,897
Rank in 1970s130Overall Rank:522
Average Rating: 80/100 (200 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:2,786
Rank in 1970s136Overall Rank:545
Average Rating: 78/100 (262 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:2,406
Rank in 1970s151Overall Rank:624
Average Rating: 81/100 (185 votes)
Comments: 10 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%
Grateful Dead 2 0%
Grand Funk Railroad 2 0%
Poco 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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