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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 16,000 greatest album charts.

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

RamonesUnited States Ramones
Year of Release:1976Appears in:474 charts
Rank in 1976:1Rank Score:11,739
Rank in 1970s34Overall Rank:133
Average Rating: 81/100 (564 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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2.

Songs in the Key of LifeUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1976Appears in:396 charts
Rank in 1976:2Rank Score:11,571
Rank in 1970s36Overall Rank:135
Average Rating: 83/100 (474 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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3.

Hotel CaliforniaUnited States Eagles
Year of Release:1976Appears in:340 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:8,857
Rank in 1970s48Overall Rank:186
Average Rating: 75/100 (526 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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4.

BostonUnited States Boston
Year of Release:1976Appears in:263 charts
Rank in 1976:4Rank Score:7,139
Rank in 1970s60Overall Rank:237
Average Rating: 76/100 (386 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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5.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:282 charts
Rank in 1976:5Rank Score:7,041
Rank in 1970s62Overall Rank:241
Average Rating: 83/100 (445 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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6.

2112Canada Rush
Year of Release:1976Appears in:227 charts
Rank in 1976:6Rank Score:6,275
Rank in 1970s70Overall Rank:267
Average Rating: 80/100 (391 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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7.

DesireUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1976Appears in:229 charts
Rank in 1976:7Rank Score:5,120
Rank in 1970s88Overall Rank:314
Average Rating: 80/100 (382 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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8.

The Modern LoversUnited States The Modern Lovers
Year of Release:1976Appears in:204 charts
Rank in 1976:8Rank Score:4,107
Rank in 1970s105Overall Rank:394
Average Rating: 83/100 (229 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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9.

RocksUnited States Aerosmith
Year of Release:1976Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 1976:9Rank Score:3,040
Rank in 1970s129Overall Rank:517
Average Rating: 78/100 (222 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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10.

A Trick Of The TailUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1976Appears in:103 charts
Rank in 1976:10Rank Score:2,726
Rank in 1970s141Overall Rank:568
Average Rating: 77/100 (200 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 1976 composition

Artist Albums %


Keith Jarrett 3 1%
R. Stevie Moore 3 1%
Eagles 2 0%
John Miles 2 0%
Be-Bop Deluxe 2 0%
George Harrison 2 0%
Lynyrd Skynyrd 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 201 42%
United Kingdom 115 24%
Germany 21 4%
Jamaica 20 4%
Canada 18 4%
Italy 16 3%
France 11 2%
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