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The 70 Best Albums of the 1970s by Paste (2012)  

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Blood On The TracksUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,409 charts
Rank in 1975:2Rank Score:49,160
Rank in 1970s11Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,696 votes)
Comments: 122 comments
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What's Going OnUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,166 charts
Rank in 1971:4Rank Score:34,523
Rank in 1970s16Overall Rank:62
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,448 votes)
Comments: 103 comments
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Exile On Main St.United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,509 charts
Rank in 1972:2Rank Score:54,553
Rank in 1970s8Overall Rank:31
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,881 votes)
Comments: 161 comments
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The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:3,351 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:174,418
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (4,203 votes)
Comments: 464 comments
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5. New entry

Born To RunUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,209 charts
Rank in 1975:3Rank Score:40,690
Rank in 1970s15Overall Rank:51
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,564 votes)
Comments: 102 comments
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6. New entry

Led Zeppelin IVUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1971Appears in:2,480 charts
Rank in 1971:1Rank Score:104,936
Rank in 1970s2Overall Rank:8
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (3,192 votes)
Comments: 245 comments
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Bitches BrewUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1970Appears in:670 charts
Rank in 1970:9Rank Score:14,169
Rank in 1970s49Overall Rank:194
Average Rating:  84/100 (852 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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8. New entry

RamonesUnited States Ramones
Year of Release:1976Appears in:790 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:15,563
Rank in 1970s42Overall Rank:174
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,007 votes)
Comments: 82 comments
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9. New entry

Marquee MoonUnited States Television
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,320 charts
Rank in 1977:3Rank Score:41,260
Rank in 1970s13Overall Rank:47
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,443 votes)
Comments: 111 comments
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Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex PistolsUnited Kingdom Sex Pistols
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,076 charts
Rank in 1977:5Rank Score:28,032
Rank in 1970s23Overall Rank:84
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,483 votes)
Comments: 116 comments
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The 70 Best Albums of the 1970s composition

Year Albums %


1970 11 16%
1971 13 19%
1972 8 11%
1973 6 9%
1974 0 0%
1975 5 7%
1976 6 9%
1977 8 11%
1978 8 11%
1979 5 7%
Artist Albums %


Neil Young 2 3%
David Bowie 2 3%
Elton John 2 3%
Marvin Gaye 2 3%
Talking Heads 2 3%
The Rolling Stones 2 3%
Stevie Wonder 2 3%
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Country Albums %


United States 32 46%
United Kingdom 26 37%
Canada 5 7%
Mixed Nationality 4 6%
Germany 2 3%
France 1 1%

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From AMEIER 01/19/2015 15:52
I'll give my applause for Blood on the Tracks on te TOP. Cheers!
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From GandalfORiley345 05/02/2014 02:46
this list is really decent, nice and no repetitive artists
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From tgarritsen 10/16/2013 23:52
Really good list. They didn't want to focus on any particular artists since there's no artists with more then two albums on this list.
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