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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:528 charts
Rank in 1976:1Rank Score:14,354
Rank in 1970s35Overall Rank:137
Average Rating:  83/100 (619 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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2.

RamonesUnited States Ramones
Year of Release:1976Appears in:590 charts
Rank in 1976:2Rank Score:13,470
Rank in 1970s38Overall Rank:147
Average Rating:  81/100 (738 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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3.

Hotel CaliforniaUnited States Eagles
Year of Release:1976Appears in:434 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:10,995
Rank in 1970s47Overall Rank:186
Average Rating:  76/100 (692 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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4.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:432 charts
Rank in 1976:4Rank Score:10,012
Rank in 1970s51Overall Rank:206
Average Rating:  84/100 (680 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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5.

BostonUnited States Boston
Year of Release:1976Appears in:350 charts
Rank in 1976:5Rank Score:8,473
Rank in 1970s62Overall Rank:241
Average Rating:  76/100 (511 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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6.

2112Canada Rush
Year of Release:1976Appears in:281 charts
Rank in 1976:6Rank Score:6,693
Rank in 1970s82Overall Rank:298
Average Rating:  80/100 (534 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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7.

DesireUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1976Appears in:310 charts
Rank in 1976:7Rank Score:6,110
Rank in 1970s91Overall Rank:327
Average Rating:  81/100 (508 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:4,676
Rank in 1970s105Overall Rank:417
Average Rating:  84/100 (321 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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9.

A Trick Of The TailUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1976Appears in:155 charts
Rank in 1976:9Rank Score:3,278
Rank in 1970s140Overall Rank:581
Average Rating:  78/100 (266 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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10.

RocksUnited States Aerosmith
Year of Release:1976Appears in:163 charts
Rank in 1976:10Rank Score:3,188
Rank in 1970s145Overall Rank:597
Average Rating:  78/100 (282 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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Best Albums of 1976 composition

Artist Albums %


Status Quo 3 0%
Golden Earring 3 0%
R. Stevie Moore 3 0%
Keith Jarrett 3 0%
Various Artists 3 0%
Van Der Graaf Generator 2 0%
Gil Scott-Heron / Brian Jackson 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 284 39%
United Kingdom 179 25%
Jamaica 28 4%
Germany 26 4%
Italy 25 3%
Canada 22 3%
Brazil 22 3%
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