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Top 100 Music Albums of the 1970s by Patman360 (2018)  

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Chart updated: 08/25/2018 18:15 (Created: 04/14/2012 03:46). Chart size: 100 albums.

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I Want To See The Bright Lights TonightUnited Kingdom Richard & Linda Thompson

(First added to chart: 12/26/2013)
Year of Release:1974Appears in:182 charts
Rank in 1974:21Rank Score:2,286
Rank in 1970s235Overall Rank:1,039
Average Rating:  81/100 (212 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash

(First added to chart: 04/14/2012)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2,212 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:92,335
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,473 votes)
Comments: 212 comments
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On The BeachCanada Neil Young

(First added to chart: 01/29/2013)
Year of Release:1974Appears in:540 charts
Rank in 1974:3Rank Score:11,244
Rank in 1970s60Overall Rank:238
Average Rating:  84/100 (684 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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Here Come The Warm JetsUnited Kingdom Brian Eno

(First added to chart: 01/08/2014)
Year of Release:1974Appears in:306 charts
Rank in 1974:10Rank Score:4,217
Rank in 1970s143Overall Rank:587
Average Rating:  82/100 (400 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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LoadedUnited States The Velvet Underground

(First added to chart: 04/14/2012)
Year of Release:1970Appears in:624 charts
Rank in 1970:12Rank Score:12,622
Rank in 1970s55Overall Rank:216
Average Rating:  83/100 (918 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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Unknown PleasuresUnited Kingdom Joy Division

(First added to chart: 04/14/2012)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,465 charts
Rank in 1979:3Rank Score:48,577
Rank in 1970s10Overall Rank:33
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,724 votes)
Comments: 145 comments
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RamonesUnited States Ramones

(First added to chart: 04/14/2012)
Year of Release:1976Appears in:766 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:15,401
Rank in 1970s42Overall Rank:172
Average Rating:  80/100 (972 votes)
Comments: 78 comments
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DesireUnited States Bob Dylan

(First added to chart: 01/04/2013)
Year of Release:1976Appears in:444 charts
Rank in 1976:7Rank Score:7,256
Rank in 1970s95Overall Rank:363
Average Rating:  81/100 (702 votes)
Comments: 39 comments
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The B-52'sUnited States The B-52's

(First added to chart: 05/18/2013)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:280 charts
Rank in 1979:15Rank Score:3,401
Rank in 1970s170Overall Rank:718
Average Rating:  78/100 (332 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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Inflammable MaterialUnited Kingdom Stiff Little Fingers

(First added to chart: 05/21/2013)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:117 charts
Rank in 1979:31Rank Score:1,430
Rank in 1970s336Overall Rank:1,555
Average Rating:  79/100 (117 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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Top 100 Music Albums of the 1970s composition

Year Albums %


1970 11 11%
1971 10 10%
1972 12 12%
1973 9 9%
1974 6 6%
1975 4 4%
1976 11 11%
1977 13 13%
1978 12 12%
1979 12 12%
Artist Albums %


Billy Joel 1 1%
Paul Simon 1 1%
Rodriguez 1 1%
The Clash 1 1%
War 1 1%
Yabby You 1 1%
Dr. Alimantado 1 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 40 40%
United Kingdom 31 31%
Jamaica 10 10%
Canada 4 4%
Ireland 4 4%
Brazil 4 4%
Nigeria 2 2%
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Top 100 Music Albums of the 1970s chart changes

Biggest fallers
fallers Down 2 from 79th to 81st
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by Paul & Linda McCartney
fallers Down 2 from 80th to 82nd
Head Hunters
by Herbie Hancock
fallers Down 2 from 81st to 83rd
Construção
by Chico Buarque
New entries
newentries Natty Dread
by Bob Marley & The Wailers
newentries The Last Waltz
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87/100 (from 30 votes)
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From ExTeaSea 09/15/2018 07:14
I should definitely check out more 70s stuff from other genres other than hard rock and progressive rock. I do really like funk as well but there's tons of stuff from your list I haven't heard. Really like it! We have 14 in common
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From Stover75 09/14/2018 19:06
Great 70's chart. I like your number one. That Richard and Linda Thompson album is a really good one. Good diversity in your chart and some top picks.
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From glynspsa 09/14/2018 13:56
great chart, very well done lots of crossover with my 70's chart.
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From greatson 07/01/2014 07:25
Great 70`s chart that is very 80`s!
I mean you picked a lot bands that are typical 80`s bands for me with their early (late 70`s) albums.
That`s Ok. I didn`t grew up in the 70`s, so I see the 70`s from the 80`s point of view!
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From sssvnnn 02/03/2014 23:14
Good Chart - all important albums included.Nice to see "War". That`s a fantastic band - The albums with Eric Burden are incredibly powerful and fantastic.
I don`t understand that they are so underrated on BEA.
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From quadrophenia17 01/24/2014 06:53
Who knew we had so much in common?!
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From samistake2ice 01/23/2014 15:55
Have a lot in common with your chart but at differing priorities. Good Stuff all in all.
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From AMS 01/23/2014 10:16
An impressive collection!
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From tgarritsen 11/14/2013 02:24
Most people prefer Harvest or After the Gold rush over on the beach but great you think otherwise. All and all really great chart with a lot of styles.
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From Antonio-Pedro 10/28/2013 20:39
Wow i got impressioned when i saw inflamble material in 8th amazing Chart
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