Best Albums of 1972

Listed below are the best albums of 1972 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 40,000 greatest album charts.

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1972 year summaryThe best artists of 1972 were David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Nick Drake, Neil Young, Yes, Lou Reed, Deep Purple, Jethro Tull, Genesis and Can.
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Best Albums of 1972 composition

Country Albums %


United States 417 42%
United Kingdom 223 22%
Germany 70 7%
Brazil 35 4%
Italy 30 3%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
France 24 2%
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Recognised  Year Charts (2019)
1. 50 Best Albums of 2019 by Rolling Stone (2019)
2. Best albums of 2019 by Fopp (2019)
3. The Best Albums of 2019 by The Ringer (2019)
4. Top 20 Albums of 2019 by Spectrum Culture (2019)
5. Albums Of The Year 2019 by Rough Trade (2019)
6. The 50 Best Albums of 2019 by Dummy (2019)
7. Les Inrocks Albums of the Year 2019 by Les Inrocks (2019)
8. NME Albums Of The Year 2019 by New Music Express (2019)
9. Our 50 favourite albums of 2019 by The Vinyl Factory (2019)
10. Gorilla vs. Bear's Albums of 2019 by Gorilla vs. Bear (2019)
11. OOR's Eindlijst 2019 [OOR Top 20 Albums of 2019] by OOR (2019)
12. The 20 best albums of 2019 by Dazed (2019)
13. Uncut's Top 75 albums of 2019 by Uncut (2019)
14. BrooklynVegan's Top 50 Albums of 2019 by BrooklynVegan (2019)
15. Albums Of The Year 2019 by Louder Than War (2019)
16. The Top 50 Albums of 2019 by Crack Magazine (2019)
17. The Wire's Top 50 Releases 2019 by The Wire (2019)
18. Top 99 Music Albums of 2019 by The Quietus (2019)
19. The 50 best albums of 2019 by Independent (2019)
20. Top 50 Albums of 2019 by Vive Le Rock! (2019)
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