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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:239 charts
Rank in 1974:1Rank Score:6,944
Rank in 1970s60Overall Rank:234
Average Rating: 81/100 (300 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:6,086
Rank in 1970s69Overall Rank:262
Average Rating: 83/100 (310 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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3.

Crime Of The CenturyUnited Kingdom Supertramp
Year of Release:1974Appears in:196 charts
Rank in 1974:3Rank Score:5,082
Rank in 1970s82Overall Rank:304
Average Rating: 79/100 (264 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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4.

RedUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:212 charts
Rank in 1974:4Rank Score:4,745
Rank in 1970s90Overall Rank:318
Average Rating: 84/100 (290 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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5.

Rock BottomUnited Kingdom Robert Wyatt
Year of Release:1974Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 1974:5Rank Score:4,317
Rank in 1970s98Overall Rank:353
Average Rating: 81/100 (215 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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Sheer Heart AttackUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:173 charts
Rank in 1974:6Rank Score:3,406
Rank in 1970s112Overall Rank:439
Average Rating: 79/100 (282 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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7.

Diamond DogsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1974Appears in:140 charts
Rank in 1974:7Rank Score:3,175
Rank in 1970s117Overall Rank:470
Average Rating: 78/100 (291 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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8.

Court And SparkCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1974Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 1974:8Rank Score:2,814
Rank in 1970s132Overall Rank:525
Average Rating: 80/100 (193 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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Queen IIUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:114 charts
Rank in 1974:9Rank Score:2,696
Rank in 1970s138Overall Rank:544
Average Rating: 78/100 (251 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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10.

Here Come The Warm JetsUnited Kingdom Brian Eno
Year of Release:1974Appears in:128 charts
Rank in 1974:10Rank Score:2,320
Rank in 1970s154Overall Rank:627
Average Rating: 80/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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Best Albums of 1974 composition

Artist Albums %


The Cosmic Jokers 5 1%
Miles Davis 3 1%
Santana 3 1%
King Crimson 3 1%
Sparks 2 0%
Ronnie Lane 2 0%
Man 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 197 43%
United Kingdom 122 27%
Germany 34 7%
Mixed Nationality 13 3%
Canada 13 3%
Brazil 11 2%
Italy 11 2%
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