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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 20,000 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, The Modern Lovers, Genesis and Aerosmith.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Songs In The Key Of LifeUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1976Appears in:466 charts
Rank in 1976:1Rank Score:12,921
Rank in 1970s35Overall Rank:140
Average Rating:  83/100 (566 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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2.

RamonesUnited States Ramones
Year of Release:1976Appears in:541 charts
Rank in 1976:2Rank Score:12,756
Rank in 1970s36Overall Rank:141
Average Rating:  81/100 (670 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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3.

Hotel CaliforniaUnited States Eagles
Year of Release:1976Appears in:401 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:9,966
Rank in 1970s47Overall Rank:190
Average Rating:  75/100 (619 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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4.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:353 charts
Rank in 1976:4Rank Score:8,324
Rank in 1970s58Overall Rank:230
Average Rating:  83/100 (547 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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5.

BostonUnited States Boston
Year of Release:1976Appears in:304 charts
Rank in 1976:5Rank Score:7,793
Rank in 1970s62Overall Rank:242
Average Rating:  76/100 (455 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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6.

2112Canada Rush
Year of Release:1976Appears in:261 charts
Rank in 1976:6Rank Score:6,531
Rank in 1970s77Overall Rank:284
Average Rating:  80/100 (469 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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7.

DesireUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1976Appears in:280 charts
Rank in 1976:7Rank Score:5,716
Rank in 1970s89Overall Rank:316
Average Rating:  81/100 (460 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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8.

The Modern LoversUnited States The Modern Lovers
Year of Release:1976Appears in:244 charts
Rank in 1976:8Rank Score:4,492
Rank in 1970s104Overall Rank:406
Average Rating:  83/100 (292 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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9.

RocksUnited States Aerosmith
Year of Release:1976Appears in:148 charts
Rank in 1976:9Rank Score:3,031
Rank in 1970s141Overall Rank:577
Average Rating:  78/100 (257 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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10.

A Trick Of The TailUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1976Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 1976:10Rank Score:2,892
Rank in 1970s146Overall Rank:601
Average Rating:  77/100 (231 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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Best Albums of 1976 composition

Artist Albums %


Keith Jarrett 3 0%
R. Stevie Moore 3 0%
Paul McCartney & Wings 2 0%
Olivia Newton-John 2 0%
Graham Parker 2 0%
Chick Corea 2 0%
Golden Earring 2 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 249 41%
United Kingdom 134 22%
Germany 23 4%
Jamaica 23 4%
Canada 22 4%
Brazil 22 4%
Italy 20 3%
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