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Best Albums of the 1970s

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Listed below are the greatest albums of the 1970s as calculated from their overall rankings in over 37,000 greatest album charts.

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YearAlbums   The number of albums from each year featuring in the greatest album charts. Score   Total rank score for each year (made up of the total rank score from all albums in that year) Top Ranked Album   The top ranked album from each year and where it ranks in the overall chart.
19701,411414,449 Paranoid (75th)
by Black Sabbath
19711,416572,936 Led Zeppelin IV (8th)
by Led Zeppelin
19721,467431,957 The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stard... (15th)
by David Bowie
19731,458482,032 The Dark Side Of The Moon (2nd)
by Pink Floyd
19741,351197,985 The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway (203rd)
by Genesis
19751,458410,008 Wish You Were Here (11th)
by Pink Floyd
19761,410215,545 Songs In The Key Of Life (134th)
by Stevie Wonder
19771,427417,717 Rumours (32nd)
by Fleetwood Mac
19781,422212,045 Darkness On The Edge Of Town (180th)
by Bruce Springsteen
19791,432387,806 London Calling (16th)
by The Clash
Total14,2523,742,479

The best artists of the 1970s were Pink Floyd, David Bowie, Led Zeppelin, The Clash, The Rolling Stones, Neil Young, The Who, Bruce Springsteen, Fleetwood Mac and Bob Dylan.
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RankAlbumArtist
222.

DestroyerUnited States Kiss
Year of Release:1976Appears in:164 charts
Rank in 1976:16Rank Score:2,622
Rank in 1970s222Overall Rank:947
Average Rating:  73/100 (300 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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291.

Alive!United States Kiss
Year of Release:1975Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1975:21Rank Score:1,747
Rank in 1970s291Overall Rank:1,338
Average Rating:  71/100 (191 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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565.

KissUnited States Kiss
Year of Release:1974Appears in:67 charts
Rank in 1974:52Rank Score:647
Rank in 1970s565Overall Rank:2,971
Average Rating:  70/100 (143 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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576.

DynastyUnited States Kiss
Year of Release:1979Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1979:58Rank Score:629
Rank in 1970s576Overall Rank:3,041
Average Rating:  67/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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793.

Love GunUnited States Kiss
Year of Release:1977Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1977:72Rank Score:400
Rank in 1970s793Overall Rank:4,363
Average Rating:  70/100 (109 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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796.

Rock And Roll OverUnited States Kiss
Year of Release:1976Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1976:74Rank Score:399
Rank in 1970s796Overall Rank:4,369
Average Rating:  70/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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835.

Dressed To KillUnited States Kiss
Year of Release:1975Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1975:84Rank Score:368
Rank in 1970s835Overall Rank:4,675
Average Rating:  69/100 (96 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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841.

Hotter Than HellUnited States Kiss
Year of Release:1974Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1974:80Rank Score:362
Rank in 1970s841Overall Rank:4,731
Average Rating:  67/100 (104 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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Best Albums of the 1970s composition

Year Albums %


1970 106 11%
1971 104 10%
1972 102 10%
1973 112 11%
1974 97 10%
1975 101 10%
1976 81 8%
1977 98 10%
1978 108 11%
1979 91 9%
Artist Albums %


David Bowie 12 1%
Pink Floyd 9 1%
Frank Zappa 9 1%
Genesis 9 1%
Black Sabbath 8 1%
Jethro Tull 8 1%
Neil Young 8 1%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 393 39%
United States 377 38%
Canada 40 4%
Germany 36 4%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Jamaica 23 2%
Brazil 19 2%
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