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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 24,000 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:554 charts
Rank in 1976:1Rank Score:14,516
Rank in 1970s36Overall Rank:139
Average Rating:  83/100 (647 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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2.

RamonesUnited States Ramones
Year of Release:1976Appears in:597 charts
Rank in 1976:2Rank Score:13,427
Rank in 1970s38Overall Rank:155
Average Rating:  80/100 (762 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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3.

Hotel CaliforniaUnited States Eagles
Year of Release:1976Appears in:451 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:11,261
Rank in 1970s46Overall Rank:185
Average Rating:  76/100 (717 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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4.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:441 charts
Rank in 1976:4Rank Score:10,293
Rank in 1970s52Overall Rank:208
Average Rating:  84/100 (707 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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5.

BostonUnited States Boston
Year of Release:1976Appears in:366 charts
Rank in 1976:5Rank Score:8,969
Rank in 1970s61Overall Rank:239
Average Rating:  76/100 (534 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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6.

2112Canada Rush
Year of Release:1976Appears in:296 charts
Rank in 1976:6Rank Score:6,864
Rank in 1970s84Overall Rank:303
Average Rating:  80/100 (552 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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7.

DesireUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1976Appears in:319 charts
Rank in 1976:7Rank Score:6,182
Rank in 1970s92Overall Rank:337
Average Rating:  81/100 (527 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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8.

The Modern LoversUnited States The Modern Lovers
Year of Release:1976Appears in:268 charts
Rank in 1976:8Rank Score:4,724
Rank in 1970s106Overall Rank:430
Average Rating:  83/100 (328 votes)
Comments: 16 comments
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9.

A Trick Of The TailUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1976Appears in:163 charts
Rank in 1976:9Rank Score:3,461
Rank in 1970s137Overall Rank:565
Average Rating:  78/100 (278 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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10.

RocksUnited States Aerosmith
Year of Release:1976Appears in:170 charts
Rank in 1976:10Rank Score:3,395
Rank in 1970s142Overall Rank:585
Average Rating:  78/100 (292 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Best Albums of 1976 composition

Artist Albums %


Golden Earring 3 0%
Various Artists 3 0%
R. Stevie Moore 3 0%
Keith Jarrett 3 0%
Fela Kuti & Africa 70 3 0%
Status Quo 3 0%
Stephen Stills 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 298 40%
United Kingdom 178 24%
Jamaica 29 4%
Germany 26 3%
Italy 25 3%
Canada 23 3%
Brazil 22 3%
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