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Top 57 Music Albums of the 1970s by thirstyDog (2019)

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Chart updated: 06/28/2019 01:15 (Created: 08/27/2017 19:07). Chart size: 57 albums.

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The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
"It's way better than OK Computer" -sageamagoo
(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1973Appears in:3,434 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:177,928
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (4,349 votes)
Comments: 485 comments
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Houses Of The HolyUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
"How often can you say he hear something new each time you listen to a 35 year old album that's been on your turntable about 300 times?" -daftpunter
(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1973Appears in:1,048 charts
Rank in 1973:2Rank Score:27,288
Rank in 1970s25Overall Rank:91
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,654 votes)
Comments: 97 comments
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AnimalsUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
"It's all tied together so well, the theme, tone, structure, it's like a symphony." -jackbrown8786
(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,377 charts
Rank in 1977:2Rank Score:46,085
Rank in 1970s12Overall Rank:42
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,167 votes)
Comments: 151 comments
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Head HuntersUnited States Herbie Hancock
"I saw an infographic that described this album as astronaut porn music. Can confirm: definitely makes me want to film a space porno." -Scoott
(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1973Appears in:346 charts
Rank in 1973:16Rank Score:5,172
Rank in 1970s127Overall Rank:515
Average Rating:  81/100 (377 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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Journey In SatchidanandaUnited States Alice Coltrane
"Album of sublime beauty, sounding ethereal and magical throughout." -andyw110183
(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1971Appears in:130 charts
Rank in 1971:37Rank Score:1,828
Rank in 1970s285Overall Rank:1,300
Average Rating:  81/100 (114 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Wish You Were HereUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd

(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1975Appears in:2,414 charts
Rank in 1975:1Rank Score:105,314
Rank in 1970s3Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,228 votes)
Comments: 259 comments
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Who's NextUnited Kingdom The Who

(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,757 charts
Rank in 1971:2Rank Score:58,488
Rank in 1970s7Overall Rank:28
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,117 votes)
Comments: 166 comments
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ParanoidUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath

(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1970Appears in:1,253 charts
Rank in 1970:1Rank Score:32,270
Rank in 1970s20Overall Rank:72
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,619 votes)
Comments: 105 comments
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SuperflyUnited States Curtis Mayfield

(First added to chart: 08/27/2017)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:355 charts
Rank in 1972:13Rank Score:4,301
Rank in 1970s146Overall Rank:607
Average Rating:  81/100 (428 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From MarsUnited Kingdom David Bowie

(First added to chart: 01/17/2018)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:2,407 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:95,909
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,791 votes)
Comments: 242 comments
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Top 57 Music Albums of the 1970s composition

Year Albums %


1970 10 18%
1971 11 19%
1972 7 12%
1973 7 12%
1974 3 5%
1975 5 9%
1976 4 7%
1977 4 7%
1978 1 2%
1979 5 9%
Artist Albums %


David Bowie 7 12%
Pink Floyd 5 9%
Stevie Wonder 4 7%
Black Sabbath 4 7%
Stanley Clarke 3 5%
Led Zeppelin 2 4%
Alice Coltrane 2 4%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 26 46%
United States 23 40%
Mixed Nationality 4 7%
Germany 2 4%
Panama 2 4%

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