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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 17,000 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:484 charts
Rank in 1976:1Rank Score:11,956
Rank in 1970s33Overall Rank:130
Average Rating:  81/100 (575 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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2.

Songs in the Key of LifeUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1976Appears in:401 charts
Rank in 1976:2Rank Score:11,522
Rank in 1970s37Overall Rank:139
Average Rating:  83/100 (477 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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3.

Hotel CaliforniaUnited States Eagles
Year of Release:1976Appears in:351 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:8,963
Rank in 1970s48Overall Rank:187
Average Rating:  75/100 (533 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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4.

BostonUnited States Boston
Year of Release:1976Appears in:264 charts
Rank in 1976:4Rank Score:7,185
Rank in 1970s61Overall Rank:239
Average Rating:  77/100 (392 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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5.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:287 charts
Rank in 1976:5Rank Score:7,144
Rank in 1970s62Overall Rank:241
Average Rating:  83/100 (455 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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6.

2112Canada Rush
Year of Release:1976Appears in:229 charts
Rank in 1976:6Rank Score:6,284
Rank in 1970s70Overall Rank:267
Average Rating:  80/100 (396 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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7.

DesireUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1976Appears in:233 charts
Rank in 1976:7Rank Score:5,220
Rank in 1970s88Overall Rank:315
Average Rating:  80/100 (387 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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8.

The Modern LoversUnited States The Modern Lovers
Year of Release:1976Appears in:207 charts
Rank in 1976:8Rank Score:4,361
Rank in 1970s102Overall Rank:375
Average Rating:  83/100 (235 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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9.

RocksUnited States Aerosmith
Year of Release:1976Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 1976:9Rank Score:3,031
Rank in 1970s130Overall Rank:522
Average Rating:  78/100 (228 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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10.

A Trick Of The TailUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1976Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 1976:10Rank Score:2,752
Rank in 1970s139Overall Rank:565
Average Rating:  77/100 (203 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 1976 composition

Artist Albums %


Keith Jarrett 3 1%
R. Stevie Moore 3 1%
Dr. Hook And The Medicine Show 2 0%
Strawbs 2 0%
The Beach Boys 2 0%
Led Zeppelin 2 0%
Eagles 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 203 42%
United Kingdom 117 24%
Germany 21 4%
Jamaica 20 4%
Canada 19 4%
Italy 16 3%
Brazil 15 3%
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