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Top 100 Music Albums of the 1970s by sonicdiscourse (2015)

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Chart updated: 10/12/2015 14:15 (Created: 03/17/2014 06:20). Chart size: 100 albums.

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Trans-Europa ExpressGermany Kraftwerk

(First added to chart: 06/22/2014)
Year of Release:1977Appears in:543 charts
Rank in 1977:10Rank Score:10,250
Rank in 1970s73Overall Rank:275
Average Rating:  83/100 (710 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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There's A Riot Goin' OnUnited States Sly & The Family Stone

(First added to chart: 07/05/2014)
Year of Release:1971Appears in:451 charts
Rank in 1971:18Rank Score:7,467
Rank in 1970s97Overall Rank:370
Average Rating:  82/100 (512 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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3. (4) Up1

Pink MoonUnited Kingdom Nick Drake

(First added to chart: 03/19/2014)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,209 charts
Rank in 1972:3Rank Score:35,577
Rank in 1970s16Overall Rank:62
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,450 votes)
Comments: 119 comments
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4. (5) Up1

20 Jazz Funk GreatsUnited Kingdom Throbbing Gristle

(First added to chart: 02/28/2015)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:116 charts
Rank in 1979:34Rank Score:1,317
Rank in 1970s362Overall Rank:1,737
Average Rating:  77/100 (117 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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5. (10) Up5

Get Up With ItUnited States Miles Davis

(First added to chart: 10/12/2015)
Year of Release:1974Appears in:64 charts
Rank in 1974:53Rank Score:646
Rank in 1970s577Overall Rank:3,028
Average Rating:  79/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6. (3) Down3

Led Zeppelin IVUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin

(First added to chart: 03/19/2014)
Year of Release:1971Appears in:2,531 charts
Rank in 1971:1Rank Score:106,213
Rank in 1970s2Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (3,304 votes)
Comments: 253 comments
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7. (14) Up7

Songs In The Key Of LifeUnited States Stevie Wonder

(First added to chart: 02/28/2015)
Year of Release:1976Appears in:856 charts
Rank in 1976:1Rank Score:19,960
Rank in 1970s34Overall Rank:132
Average Rating:  84/100 (945 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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8. (6) Down2

What's Going OnUnited States Marvin Gaye

(First added to chart: 03/19/2014)
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,204 charts
Rank in 1971:4Rank Score:35,380
Rank in 1970s18Overall Rank:64
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,493 votes)
Comments: 106 comments
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9. (13) Up4

Tago MagoGermany Can

(First added to chart: 05/03/2014)
Year of Release:1971Appears in:718 charts
Rank in 1971:8Rank Score:17,020
Rank in 1970s41Overall Rank:160
Average Rating:  84/100 (819 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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10. (31) Up21

Just Another Diamond DayUnited Kingdom Vashti Bunyan

(First added to chart: 03/19/2015)
Year of Release:1970Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 1970:32Rank Score:2,578
Rank in 1970s227Overall Rank:974
Average Rating:  82/100 (191 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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Top 100 Music Albums of the 1970s composition

Year Albums %


1970 9 9%
1971 11 11%
1972 10 10%
1973 10 10%
1974 10 10%
1975 10 10%
1976 10 10%
1977 10 10%
1978 10 10%
1979 10 10%
Artist Albums %


David Bowie 4 4%
Black Sabbath 3 3%
Kraftwerk 3 3%
Parliament 3 3%
Miles Davis 3 3%
Joni Mitchell 3 3%
Led Zeppelin 3 3%
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Country Albums %


United States 41 41%
United Kingdom 39 39%
Germany 8 8%
Canada 5 5%
Jamaica 3 3%
France 1 1%
Ireland 1 1%
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Top 100 Music Albums of the 1970s chart changes

Biggest climbers
climbers Up 27 from 96th to 69th
Rumours
by Fleetwood Mac
climbers Up 25 from 72nd to 47th
Die Mensch·Maschine [The Man-Machine]
by Kraftwerk
climbers Up 24 from 73rd to 49th
Here Come The Warm Jets
by Brian Eno
Biggest fallers
fallers Down 37 from 49th to 86th
Master Of Reality
by Black Sabbath
fallers Down 34 from 36th to 70th
Y
by The Pop Group
fallers Down 34 from 60th to 94th
Singles Going Steady
by Buzzcocks
New entries
newentries Caught Up
by Millie Jackson
newentries A Wizard, A True Star
by Todd Rundgren
newentries Standing On The Verge Of Getting It On
by Funkadelic
newentries Autobahn
by Kraftwerk
newentries I'm The One
by Annette Peacock
newentries Funkentelechy Vs. The Placebo Syndrome
by Parliament
newentries Red Headed Stranger
by Willie Nelson
newentries Motel Shot
by Delaney & Bonnie
newentries The Aura Will Prevail
by George Duke
newentries Mix-Up
by Cabaret Voltaire
newentries Kimono My House
by Sparks
newentries The Payback
by James Brown
newentries Space Is The Place
by Sun Ra
newentries The Clones Of Dr. Funkenstein
by Parliament
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