Top 100 Albums of the 1970s by Pitchfork (2004)

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24,065
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1979
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1971
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1975
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59,365
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1979
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5,993
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1979
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33,205
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Top 100 Albums of the 1970s composition

Year Albums %


1970 11 11%
1971 17 17%
1972 9 9%
1973 11 11%
1974 6 6%
1975 5 5%
1976 3 3%
1977 16 16%
1978 10 10%
1979 12 12%
Artist Albums %


Pink Floyd 4 4%
Led Zeppelin 4 4%
Miles Davis 4 4%
David Bowie 4 4%
Can 3 3%
Brian Eno 3 3%
Wire 3 3%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 43 43%
United States 38 38%
Germany 8 8%
Canada 4 4%
Mixed Nationality 2 2%
Nigeria 2 2%
Jamaica 1 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 99 99%
Yes 1 1%

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78/100 (from 26 votes)
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From 08/16/2016 00:14
El orden simplemente no me cuadra.
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From 07/22/2016 23:46
The best of pitchfork's decade charts
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From 06/16/2014 21:21
Pink Floyd's Dark Side and The Wall beat out by the Ramones and Genesis not even charting for Selling England and The Lamb? It's hard to take Pitchfork seriously.
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From 05/02/2014 02:30
NO PINK FLOYD AT TOP 10, NOOOOO
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From 04/29/2014 03:50
Pitchfork's lists are dope. This ain't no exception.
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From 12/10/2013 02:37
It's great they chose too give recognition too funk with the addition of Sly and the familly stone and Funkadelic so high but I think the number one spot isn't really right.
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4 Miles Davis, 3 Wire albums, "Meddle" above "Dark Side of the Moon"? I don't know sometimes...
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