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Top 100 Music Albums of the 1970s by dwils0891 (2012)

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Chart updated: 11/02/2012 19:40 (Created: 04/01/2012 04:35). Chart size: 100 albums.

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RankAlbumArtist
1. (2) Up1

LowUnited Kingdom David Bowie

(First added to chart: 04/02/2012)
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,183 charts
Rank in 1977:4Rank Score:35,281
Rank in 1970s18Overall Rank:64
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,623 votes)
Comments: 134 comments
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2. (1) Down1

London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash

(First added to chart: 04/02/2012)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2,310 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:95,240
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,623 votes)
Comments: 221 comments
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3. (4) Up1

Blood On The TracksUnited States Bob Dylan

(First added to chart: 04/02/2012)
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,453 charts
Rank in 1975:2Rank Score:50,009
Rank in 1970s11Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,757 votes)
Comments: 124 comments
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4. (5) Up1

Led Zeppelin IVUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin

(First added to chart: 04/02/2012)
Year of Release:1971Appears in:2,528 charts
Rank in 1971:1Rank Score:106,137
Rank in 1970s2Overall Rank:8
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (3,306 votes)
Comments: 255 comments
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5. (3) Down2

Marquee MoonUnited States Television

(First added to chart: 04/02/2012)
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,360 charts
Rank in 1977:3Rank Score:42,049
Rank in 1970s13Overall Rank:49
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,501 votes)
Comments: 115 comments
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6. (8) Up2

There's A Riot Goin' OnUnited States Sly & The Family Stone

(First added to chart: 04/02/2012)
Year of Release:1971Appears in:446 charts
Rank in 1971:19Rank Score:7,302
Rank in 1970s98Overall Rank:378
Average Rating:  82/100 (513 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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Unknown PleasuresUnited Kingdom Joy Division

(First added to chart: 04/02/2012)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,557 charts
Rank in 1979:3Rank Score:50,608
Rank in 1970s10Overall Rank:34
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,851 votes)
Comments: 156 comments
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8. (9) Up1

Entertainment!United Kingdom Gang Of Four

(First added to chart: 04/02/2012)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:496 charts
Rank in 1979:5Rank Score:9,397
Rank in 1970s81Overall Rank:308
Average Rating:  81/100 (580 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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9. (10) Up1

Exile On Main St.United Kingdom The Rolling Stones

(First added to chart: 04/02/2012)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,543 charts
Rank in 1972:2Rank Score:54,930
Rank in 1970s9Overall Rank:32
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,936 votes)
Comments: 167 comments
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10. (15) Up5

Bitches BrewUnited States Miles Davis

(First added to chart: 04/02/2012)
Year of Release:1970Appears in:707 charts
Rank in 1970:8Rank Score:14,994
Rank in 1970s47Overall Rank:184
Average Rating:  84/100 (905 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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Top 100 Music Albums of the 1970s composition

Year Albums %


1970 12 12%
1971 16 16%
1972 9 9%
1973 11 11%
1974 6 6%
1975 7 7%
1976 3 3%
1977 15 15%
1978 10 10%
1979 11 11%
Artist Albums %


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


United Kingdom 46 46%
United States 38 38%
Germany 8 8%
Canada 4 4%
Jamaica 1 1%
Mixed Nationality 1 1%
Nigeria 1 1%
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Top 100 Music Albums of the 1970s chart changes

Biggest climbers
climbers Up 38 from 92nd to 54th
Born To Run
by Bruce Springsteen
climbers Up 18 from 38th to 20th
What's Going On
by Marvin Gaye
climbers Up 5 from 15th to 10th
Bitches Brew
by Miles Davis
Biggest fallers
fallers Down 5 from 6th to 11th
Trans-Europa Express
by Kraftwerk
fallers Down 4 from 17th to 21st
Singles Going Steady
by Buzzcocks
fallers Down 4 from 23rd to 27th
Histoire De Melody Nelson
by Serge Gainsbourg
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