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Top 100 Music Albums of the 1970s by eclab (2019)

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Chart updated: 04/07/2019 05:15 (Created: 07/10/2012 08:27). Chart size: 100 albums.

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MoondanceUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Top 2 (of all time)
(First added to chart: 08/30/2012)
Year of Release:1970Appears in:760 charts
Rank in 1970:7Rank Score:17,278
Rank in 1970s38Overall Rank:153
Average Rating:  83/100 (911 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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Born To RunUnited States Bruce Springsteen
9.6
(First added to chart: 09/04/2012)
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,235 charts
Rank in 1975:3Rank Score:41,123
Rank in 1970s15Overall Rank:52
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,592 votes)
Comments: 104 comments
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London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
9.5
(First added to chart: 08/30/2012)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2,297 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:94,718
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,584 votes)
Comments: 217 comments
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BlueCanada Joni Mitchell
9.5
(First added to chart: 08/30/2012)
Year of Release:1971Appears in:998 charts
Rank in 1971:6Rank Score:26,180
Rank in 1970s26Overall Rank:93
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,117 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From MarsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Top 20
(First added to chart: 08/30/2012)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:2,380 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:95,674
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,748 votes)
Comments: 240 comments
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Blood On The TracksUnited States Bob Dylan
9.5
(First added to chart: 08/30/2012)
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,441 charts
Rank in 1975:2Rank Score:49,895
Rank in 1970s11Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,732 votes)
Comments: 124 comments
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The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Top 20
(First added to chart: 08/30/2012)
Year of Release:1973Appears in:3,400 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:176,262
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (4,287 votes)
Comments: 475 comments
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Exile On Main St.United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Top 20
(First added to chart: 08/30/2012)
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,534 charts
Rank in 1972:2Rank Score:55,174
Rank in 1970s8Overall Rank:31
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,912 votes)
Comments: 162 comments
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What's Going OnUnited States Marvin Gaye
Top 20
(First added to chart: 08/30/2012)
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,188 charts
Rank in 1971:4Rank Score:35,075
Rank in 1970s16Overall Rank:62
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,475 votes)
Comments: 104 comments
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Veedon FleeceUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Top 20
(First added to chart: 08/30/2012)
Year of Release:1974Appears in:194 charts
Rank in 1974:16Rank Score:2,856
Rank in 1970s210Overall Rank:876
Average Rating:  79/100 (236 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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Top 100 Music Albums of the 1970s composition

Year Albums %


1970 12 12%
1971 18 18%
1972 10 10%
1973 5 5%
1974 7 7%
1975 8 8%
1976 8 8%
1977 11 11%
1978 12 12%
1979 9 9%
Artist Albums %


David Bowie 5 5%
Van Morrison 4 4%
Pink Floyd 3 3%
Led Zeppelin 3 3%
Neil Young 3 3%
Joni Mitchell 3 3%
Fleetwood Mac 2 2%
Show all
Country Albums %


United Kingdom 48 48%
United States 39 39%
Canada 8 8%
Germany 2 2%
France 2 2%
Mixed Nationality 1 1%

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