12 Gold Bars (compilation album) by Status Quo

12 Gold Bars by Status Quo
(Compilation album)
Year: 1980
Overall rank: 10,287th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
73/100 (from 39 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 1980 (166th)
Award Top albums of the 1980s (1,517th)
Award Best albums of all time (10,287th)
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12 Gold Bars Volume II LP COMP (Status Quo - 1984) QUOTV 2 (ID:16262)
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12 Gold Bars Comp (Status Quo - 1980) QUO TV 1 (ID:16267)
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Status Quo bestography

12 Gold Bars is ranked 7th best out of 58 albums by Status Quo on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Status Quo is Quo which is ranked number 3596 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 401.

Status Quo album bestography « Higher ranked (9,780th) This album (10,287th) Lower ranked (13,565th) »
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Average Rating: 
73/100 (from 39 votes)
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06/03/2021 17:57 TonySayers61  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 4,82167/100
 
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06/12/2020 21:35 NickVolos  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 8,56777/100
 
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06/12/2020 20:50 mids  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 52680/100
 
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08/11/2019 18:44 Quoman  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 30276/100
 
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06/12/2019 09:20 Strattonfox  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,81583/100

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This album has a Bayesian average rating of 72.7/100, a mean average of 72.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 72.6/100. The standard deviation for this album is 14.3.

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70/100
From 08/11/2019 18:43
This is the only compilation of Status Quo that I like to listen to. Not a single track on 12 Gold Bars Vol 2 is better than any track on this one. But still it's only a compilation and can not be compared to the original albums they recorded under this period.
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From 11/21/2015 16:37
This is one of my top 100 albums where I also comment on my history with music: check it out!

I still think that Status Quo is much underrated for just being a three chord band: these guys really rocked and being a guitar lover who has since then discovered a lot of other music, I still love songs like "Caroline", "Again and Again" and "Whatever you Want". I don't think even Black Sabbath could match the vast number of killer intro's Parfitt and Francis Rossi came up with. Just to say that this album is not only sentiment but still an absolute favorite.
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80/100
From 04/17/2013 22:19
this is just fun fun fun fun !!!
of course you're better of with the albums , but this is a great starter, it doesn't include the early work from the sixties
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