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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 23,000 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:546 charts
Rank in 1976:1Rank Score:14,659
Rank in 1970s34Overall Rank:134
Average Rating:  83/100 (633 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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2.

RamonesUnited States Ramones
Year of Release:1976Appears in:600 charts
Rank in 1976:2Rank Score:13,576
Rank in 1970s38Overall Rank:150
Average Rating:  80/100 (750 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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3.

Hotel CaliforniaUnited States Eagles
Year of Release:1976Appears in:443 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:11,195
Rank in 1970s46Overall Rank:184
Average Rating:  76/100 (706 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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4.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:438 charts
Rank in 1976:4Rank Score:10,147
Rank in 1970s52Overall Rank:207
Average Rating:  84/100 (698 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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5.

BostonUnited States Boston
Year of Release:1976Appears in:360 charts
Rank in 1976:5Rank Score:8,733
Rank in 1970s62Overall Rank:240
Average Rating:  76/100 (520 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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6.

2112Canada Rush
Year of Release:1976Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 1976:6Rank Score:6,717
Rank in 1970s85Overall Rank:301
Average Rating:  80/100 (543 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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7.

DesireUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1976Appears in:318 charts
Rank in 1976:7Rank Score:6,138
Rank in 1970s91Overall Rank:330
Average Rating:  81/100 (516 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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8.

The Modern LoversUnited States The Modern Lovers
Year of Release:1976Appears in:269 charts
Rank in 1976:8Rank Score:4,695
Rank in 1970s105Overall Rank:421
Average Rating:  83/100 (323 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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9.

A Trick Of The TailUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1976Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 1976:9Rank Score:3,401
Rank in 1970s137Overall Rank:566
Average Rating:  78/100 (274 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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10.

RocksUnited States Aerosmith
Year of Release:1976Appears in:166 charts
Rank in 1976:10Rank Score:3,236
Rank in 1970s146Overall Rank:597
Average Rating:  78/100 (284 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Best Albums of 1976 composition

Artist Albums %


Keith Jarrett 3 0%
Status Quo 3 0%
Golden Earring 3 0%
R. Stevie Moore 3 0%
Various Artists 3 0%
The Groundhogs 2 0%
Elton John 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 299 40%
United Kingdom 180 24%
Jamaica 29 4%
Germany 26 3%
Italy 25 3%
Canada 23 3%
Brazil 23 3%
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