Top-rated albums of 1974

Listed below are the top-rated albums of 1974 as rated by BestEverAlbums.com members!
(To qualify for this chart, an album must have had at least 10 member ratings .)

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Year of Release:
1974
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Rank Score:
11,037
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Year of Release:
1974
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Rank Score:
8,895
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Year of Release:
1974
Appears in:
Rank Score:
2,933
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Year of Release:
1974
Appears in:
Rank Score:
8,993
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5.
Greatest Hits 
Compilation
Year of Release:
1974
Appears in:
Rank Score:
409
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Year of Release:
1974
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Rank Score:
134
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Year of Release:
1974
Appears in:
Rank Score:
491
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Year of Release:
1974
Appears in:
Rank Score:
3,461
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Year of Release:
1974
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Rank Score:
1,785
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1974
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3,251
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Total albums: 353. Page 1 of 36

The average rating is a Bayesian average, calculated as follows:
Average Rating = (n ÷ (n + m)) × av + (m ÷ (n + m)) × AV

where:
av = mean average rating an album has currently received.
n = number of ratings an album has currently received.
m = minimum number of ratings required for an album to appear in the 'top-rated' chart (currently 10).
AV = the site mean average rating for an album (currently 73/100).

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