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Best Albums of 1976

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1976 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 26,000 greatest album charts.

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1976 year summaryThe best artists of 1976 were Stevie Wonder, Ramones, Eagles, David Bowie, Boston, Rush, Bob Dylan, Genesis, The Modern Lovers and Aerosmith.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Songs In The Key Of LifeUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1976Appears in:609 charts
Rank in 1976:1Rank Score:15,664
Rank in 1970s36Overall Rank:138
Average Rating:  84/100 (716 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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2.

RamonesUnited States Ramones
Year of Release:1976Appears in:642 charts
Rank in 1976:2Rank Score:14,018
Rank in 1970s38Overall Rank:159
Average Rating:  80/100 (823 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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3.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:505 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:11,851
Rank in 1970s47Overall Rank:190
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (805 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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4.

Hotel CaliforniaUnited States Eagles
Year of Release:1976Appears in:482 charts
Rank in 1976:4Rank Score:11,478
Rank in 1970s48Overall Rank:198
Average Rating:  76/100 (782 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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5.

BostonUnited States Boston
Year of Release:1976Appears in:402 charts
Rank in 1976:5Rank Score:9,349
Rank in 1970s61Overall Rank:243
Average Rating:  77/100 (568 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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6.

2112Canada Rush
Year of Release:1976Appears in:331 charts
Rank in 1976:6Rank Score:7,468
Rank in 1970s85Overall Rank:306
Average Rating:  80/100 (594 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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7.

DesireUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1976Appears in:346 charts
Rank in 1976:7Rank Score:6,419
Rank in 1970s93Overall Rank:347
Average Rating:  81/100 (588 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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8.

The Modern LoversUnited States The Modern Lovers
Year of Release:1976Appears in:303 charts
Rank in 1976:8Rank Score:5,261
Rank in 1970s102Overall Rank:415
Average Rating:  83/100 (352 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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9.

A Trick Of The TailUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1976Appears in:184 charts
Rank in 1976:9Rank Score:3,791
Rank in 1970s136Overall Rank:554
Average Rating:  78/100 (309 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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10.

RocksUnited States Aerosmith
Year of Release:1976Appears in:188 charts
Rank in 1976:10Rank Score:3,678
Rank in 1970s139Overall Rank:571
Average Rating:  78/100 (317 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Best Albums of 1976 composition

Artist Albums %


Fela Kuti & Africa 70 4 1%
Keith Jarrett 3 0%
Status Quo 3 0%
R. Stevie Moore 3 0%
Golden Earring 3 0%
Various Artists 3 0%
Dillinger 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 317 40%
United Kingdom 183 23%
Jamaica 31 4%
Germany 28 4%
Canada 27 3%
Italy 26 3%
Brazil 24 3%
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