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50 Best Albums of the '70s by Q (1998)

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London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2,294 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:94,977
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,574 votes)
Comments: 215 comments
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The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:3,396 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:176,189
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (4,272 votes)
Comments: 473 comments
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RumoursUnited Kingdom Fleetwood Mac
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,678 charts
Rank in 1977:1Rank Score:55,015
Rank in 1970s9Overall Rank:32
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,933 votes)
Comments: 144 comments
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Unknown PleasuresUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,533 charts
Rank in 1979:3Rank Score:50,262
Rank in 1970s10Overall Rank:34
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,818 votes)
Comments: 153 comments
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Songs In The Key Of LifeUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1976Appears in:835 charts
Rank in 1976:1Rank Score:19,371
Rank in 1970s35Overall Rank:135
Average Rating:  84/100 (922 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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Tubular BellsUnited Kingdom Mike Oldfield
Year of Release:1973Appears in:391 charts
Rank in 1973:12Rank Score:6,098
Rank in 1970s111Overall Rank:444
Average Rating:  79/100 (475 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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Armed ForcesUnited Kingdom Elvis Costello & The Attractions
Year of Release:1979Appears in:250 charts
Rank in 1979:15Rank Score:3,484
Rank in 1970s172Overall Rank:730
Average Rating:  80/100 (336 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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Never Mind The Bollocks, Here's The Sex PistolsUnited Kingdom Sex Pistols
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,088 charts
Rank in 1977:5Rank Score:28,355
Rank in 1970s23Overall Rank:84
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,511 votes)
Comments: 116 comments
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Trans-Europa ExpressGermany Kraftwerk
Year of Release:1977Appears in:536 charts
Rank in 1977:10Rank Score:10,044
Rank in 1970s75Overall Rank:279
Average Rating:  83/100 (695 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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For Your PleasureUnited Kingdom Roxy Music
Year of Release:1973Appears in:382 charts
Rank in 1973:14Rank Score:5,514
Rank in 1970s121Overall Rank:484
Average Rating:  81/100 (484 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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50 Best Albums of the '70s composition

Year Albums %


1970 3 6%
1971 6 12%
1972 4 8%
1973 6 12%
1974 1 2%
1975 6 12%
1976 1 2%
1977 11 22%
1978 4 8%
1979 8 16%
Artist Albums %


David Bowie 3 6%
The Clash 2 4%
Pink Floyd 2 4%
Led Zeppelin 2 4%
Stevie Wonder 2 4%
Chic 1 2%
Elvis Costello & The Attractions 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 29 58%
United States 16 32%
Jamaica 2 4%
Canada 2 4%
Germany 1 2%
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