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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 25,000 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:581 charts
Rank in 1976:1Rank Score:15,350
Rank in 1970s36Overall Rank:136
Average Rating:  84/100 (681 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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2.

RamonesUnited States Ramones
Year of Release:1976Appears in:623 charts
Rank in 1976:2Rank Score:13,764
Rank in 1970s38Overall Rank:155
Average Rating:  80/100 (797 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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3.

Hotel CaliforniaUnited States Eagles
Year of Release:1976Appears in:466 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:11,446
Rank in 1970s47Overall Rank:189
Average Rating:  76/100 (749 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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4.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:470 charts
Rank in 1976:4Rank Score:11,114
Rank in 1970s50Overall Rank:199
Average Rating:  84/100 (749 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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5.

BostonUnited States Boston
Year of Release:1976Appears in:381 charts
Rank in 1976:5Rank Score:9,187
Rank in 1970s61Overall Rank:240
Average Rating:  77/100 (553 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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6.

2112Canada Rush
Year of Release:1976Appears in:311 charts
Rank in 1976:6Rank Score:7,132
Rank in 1970s85Overall Rank:303
Average Rating:  80/100 (571 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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7.

DesireUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1976Appears in:331 charts
Rank in 1976:7Rank Score:6,332
Rank in 1970s93Overall Rank:342
Average Rating:  81/100 (557 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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8.

The Modern LoversUnited States The Modern Lovers
Year of Release:1976Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 1976:8Rank Score:5,023
Rank in 1970s106Overall Rank:426
Average Rating:  83/100 (338 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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9.

A Trick Of The TailUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1976Appears in:169 charts
Rank in 1976:9Rank Score:3,650
Rank in 1970s137Overall Rank:555
Average Rating:  78/100 (292 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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10.

RocksUnited States Aerosmith
Year of Release:1976Appears in:179 charts
Rank in 1976:10Rank Score:3,531
Rank in 1970s142Overall Rank:579
Average Rating:  78/100 (306 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Best Albums of 1976 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 306 40%
United Kingdom 182 24%
Jamaica 29 4%
Canada 27 4%
Germany 27 4%
Italy 26 3%
Brazil 24 3%
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