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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 18,000 greatest album charts.

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

RamonesUnited States Ramones
Year of Release:1976Appears in:496 charts
Rank in 1976:1Rank Score:11,931
Rank in 1970s36Overall Rank:136
Average Rating:  81/100 (595 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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2.

Songs in the Key of LifeUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1976Appears in:417 charts
Rank in 1976:2Rank Score:11,684
Rank in 1970s37Overall Rank:139
Average Rating:  83/100 (500 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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3.

Hotel CaliforniaUnited States Eagles
Year of Release:1976Appears in:366 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:9,182
Rank in 1970s48Overall Rank:188
Average Rating:  75/100 (549 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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4.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:310 charts
Rank in 1976:4Rank Score:7,447
Rank in 1970s60Overall Rank:236
Average Rating:  83/100 (474 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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5.

BostonUnited States Boston
Year of Release:1976Appears in:274 charts
Rank in 1976:5Rank Score:7,365
Rank in 1970s62Overall Rank:239
Average Rating:  77/100 (403 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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6.

2112Canada Rush
Year of Release:1976Appears in:239 charts
Rank in 1976:6Rank Score:6,316
Rank in 1970s72Overall Rank:273
Average Rating:  80/100 (413 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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7.

DesireUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1976Appears in:248 charts
Rank in 1976:7Rank Score:5,353
Rank in 1970s89Overall Rank:315
Average Rating:  80/100 (406 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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8.

The Modern LoversUnited States The Modern Lovers
Year of Release:1976Appears in:221 charts
Rank in 1976:8Rank Score:4,485
Rank in 1970s102Overall Rank:374
Average Rating:  83/100 (245 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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9.

RocksUnited States Aerosmith
Year of Release:1976Appears in:136 charts
Rank in 1976:9Rank Score:3,054
Rank in 1970s131Overall Rank:529
Average Rating:  78/100 (234 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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10.

A Trick Of The TailUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1976Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 1976:10Rank Score:2,776
Rank in 1970s142Overall Rank:578
Average Rating:  77/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Best Albums of 1976 composition

Artist Albums %


Keith Jarrett 3 1%
R. Stevie Moore 3 1%
Linda Ronstadt 2 0%
AC/DC 2 0%
Rush 2 0%
Steve Harley And Cockney Rebel 2 0%
Poco 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 211 41%
United Kingdom 121 23%
Germany 22 4%
Jamaica 21 4%
Canada 21 4%
Italy 18 3%
Brazil 16 3%
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