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Top 19 Music Albums of 1972 by spiritinthesky (2017)

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1. (=)

Thick As A BrickUnited Kingdom Jethro Tull

(First added to chart: 01/02/2014)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:441 charts
Rank in 1972:8Rank Score:10,478
Rank in 1970s66Overall Rank:266
Average Rating:  83/100 (630 votes)
Comments: 32 comments
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The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From MarsUnited Kingdom David Bowie

(First added to chart: 01/02/2014)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:2,373 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:95,428
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,735 votes)
Comments: 239 comments
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#1 RecordUnited States Big Star

(First added to chart: 01/02/2014)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:387 charts
Rank in 1972:11Rank Score:6,549
Rank in 1970s102Overall Rank:405
Average Rating:  83/100 (475 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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Honky ChâteauUnited Kingdom Elton John

(First added to chart: 10/30/2016)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:157 charts
Rank in 1972:38Rank Score:1,159
Rank in 1970s391Overall Rank:1,905
Average Rating:  79/100 (233 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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5. (=)

Ege BamyasiGermany Can

(First added to chart: 10/30/2016)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:425 charts
Rank in 1972:10Rank Score:7,861
Rank in 1970s94Overall Rank:355
Average Rating:  84/100 (522 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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Exile On Main St.United Kingdom The Rolling Stones

(First added to chart: 07/26/2016)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,534 charts
Rank in 1972:2Rank Score:55,107
Rank in 1970s8Overall Rank:31
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,907 votes)
Comments: 162 comments
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7. (8) Up1

Machine HeadUnited Kingdom Deep Purple

(First added to chart: 07/26/2016)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:567 charts
Rank in 1972:7Rank Score:11,990
Rank in 1970s60Overall Rank:236
Average Rating:  82/100 (767 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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8. (7) Down1

TransformerUnited States Lou Reed

(First added to chart: 01/02/2014)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:954 charts
Rank in 1972:6Rank Score:21,702
Rank in 1970s30Overall Rank:118
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,195 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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9. (12) Up3

Close To The EdgeUnited Kingdom Yes

(First added to chart: 01/02/2014)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:837 charts
Rank in 1972:5Rank Score:22,041
Rank in 1970s29Overall Rank:115
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,069 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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10. (9) Down1

SuperflyUnited States Curtis Mayfield

(First added to chart: 01/02/2014)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:344 charts
Rank in 1972:13Rank Score:4,361
Rank in 1970s145Overall Rank:593
Average Rating:  81/100 (416 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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Top 19 Music Albums of 1972 composition

Artist Albums %


Nick Drake 1 5%
Big Star 1 5%
Captain Beyond 1 5%
Elton John 1 5%
Khan 1 5%
Can 1 5%
Roxy Music 1 5%
Show all
Country Albums %


United Kingdom 12 63%
United States 4 21%
Germany 1 5%
Italy 1 5%
Canada 1 5%

Top 19 Music Albums of 1972 chart changes

Biggest climbers
climbers Up 3 from 12th to 9th
Close To The Edge
by Yes
climbers Up 2 from 19th to 17th
Storia Di Un Minuto
by Premiata Forneria Marconi
climbers Up 2 from 18th to 16th
Roxy Music
by Roxy Music
Biggest fallers
fallers Down 3 from 16th to 19th
Argus
by Wishbone Ash
fallers Down 2 from 10th to 12th
Obscured By Clouds
by Pink Floyd
fallers Down 1 from 7th to 8th
Transformer
by Lou Reed

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