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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, David Bowie, Boston, Rush, Bob Dylan, The Modern Lovers, Genesis and Aerosmith.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

RamonesUnited States Ramones
Year of Release:1976Appears in:491 charts
Rank in 1976:1Rank Score:11,885
Rank in 1970s35Overall Rank:134
Average Rating:  81/100 (582 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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2.

Songs in the Key of LifeUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1976Appears in:407 charts
Rank in 1976:2Rank Score:11,555
Rank in 1970s37Overall Rank:141
Average Rating:  83/100 (487 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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3.

Hotel CaliforniaUnited States Eagles
Year of Release:1976Appears in:354 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:8,995
Rank in 1970s48Overall Rank:187
Average Rating:  75/100 (542 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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4.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:300 charts
Rank in 1976:4Rank Score:7,207
Rank in 1970s61Overall Rank:236
Average Rating:  83/100 (464 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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5.

BostonUnited States Boston
Year of Release:1976Appears in:268 charts
Rank in 1976:5Rank Score:7,167
Rank in 1970s62Overall Rank:239
Average Rating:  77/100 (395 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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6.

2112Canada Rush
Year of Release:1976Appears in:235 charts
Rank in 1976:6Rank Score:6,334
Rank in 1970s70Overall Rank:266
Average Rating:  80/100 (400 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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7.

DesireUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1976Appears in:241 charts
Rank in 1976:7Rank Score:5,215
Rank in 1970s88Overall Rank:314
Average Rating:  81/100 (396 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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8.

The Modern LoversUnited States The Modern Lovers
Year of Release:1976Appears in:216 charts
Rank in 1976:8Rank Score:4,484
Rank in 1970s102Overall Rank:363
Average Rating:  83/100 (241 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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9.

RocksUnited States Aerosmith
Year of Release:1976Appears in:131 charts
Rank in 1976:9Rank Score:3,050
Rank in 1970s131Overall Rank:522
Average Rating:  78/100 (229 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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10.

A Trick Of The TailUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1976Appears in:110 charts
Rank in 1976:10Rank Score:2,766
Rank in 1970s141Overall Rank:568
Average Rating:  77/100 (206 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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Best Albums of 1976 composition

Artist Albums %


Keith Jarrett 3 1%
R. Stevie Moore 3 1%
AC/DC 2 0%
Milton Nascimento 2 0%
Rush 2 0%
Steve Harley And Cockney Rebel 2 0%
Waylon Jennings 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 209 41%
United Kingdom 120 24%
Germany 22 4%
Canada 21 4%
Jamaica 20 4%
Italy 17 3%
Brazil 15 3%
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