Top 100 Music Albums of the 1970s by Hayden (2020)

This list is very silly because it could be 500+ albums and I'd still be missing stuff.

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[First added to this chart: 07/24/2018]
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1976
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[First added to this chart: 03/18/2018]
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1975
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31
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[First added to this chart: 07/24/2018]
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1973
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[First added to this chart: 05/22/2019]
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1973
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Top 100 Music Albums of the 1970s composition

Year Albums %


1970 15 15%
1971 14 14%
1972 17 17%
1973 8 8%
1974 4 4%
1975 9 9%
1976 9 9%
1977 10 10%
1978 7 7%
1979 7 7%
Artist Albums %


Fela Kuti & Africa 70 3 3%
Jorge Ben 2 2%
Gil Scott-Heron 2 2%
Nick Drake 2 2%
Tom Waits 2 2%
Can 2 2%
Gavin Bryars 1 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 38 38%
United Kingdom 18 18%
Jamaica 9 9%
Germany 5 5%
Brazil 4 4%
Nigeria 4 4%
Ghana 4 4%
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From Thad 12/11/2018 19:30
Great chart -- acknowledges classics, makes unexpected picks, incorporates sometimes-overlooked genres and countries of origin. Probably my favorite 70's chart, leaves me with a lot to check out.
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From ForegroundNoise 12/11/2018 09:18
Really love this chart; great mix of the classics with underground favourites, great to see The Sinking Of The Titanic and Pavilion Of Dreams both so high. I think the chart greatly benefits from your international diversity; far too often do I see 'Best of the 70s' charts that fail to have anything not from US/UK/Canada. Would love to see some notes (à la your overall chart) for a perfect score!!
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From antaiospiano 03/04/2018 21:18
Interesting list, can't blame ya for putting Unknown Pleasures on the #1 spot (I should put it on my list too actually, totally forgot about that album). I hope I remember checking out the stuff from here I don't know yet.
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From Ulf 03/04/2018 20:23
Very nice 70s chart.
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From SamNassiri98 03/04/2018 11:16
Lovely chart! (Maybe check out mine?)
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From Antonio-Pedro 10/27/2013 18:04
I f you are looking for a musical vision of the 70s that is one of these
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From sssvnnn 09/30/2013 21:12
Great
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From Hmukherji 08/11/2012 21:12
Excellent list. I'm pleased to sea Pink Moon here.
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From armoury 04/05/2012 14:23
anything which has loaded deserves a decent rating
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From cabvo 12/06/2011 13:34
Even if I'm a Stones fan :p
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