Best Albums of 1972

Listed below are the best albums of 1972 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 44,000 greatest album charts.

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1972 year summaryThe best artists of 1972 were David Bowie, The Rolling Stones, Nick Drake, Yes, Neil Young, Lou Reed, Deep Purple, Jethro Tull, Can and Genesis.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 100 of 100

Best Albums of 1972 composition

Country Albums %


United States 416 42%
United Kingdom 213 21%
Germany 76 8%
Brazil 40 4%
Italy 28 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
France 21 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 951 95%
Yes 50 5%
Live? Albums %
No 973 97%
Yes 28 3%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. The Beach Boys
16. Miles Davis
17. Kanye West
18. Bruce Springsteen
19. R.E.M.
20. The Who
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