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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1972
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61,363
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1972
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28,507
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1972
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24,009
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1972
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16,120
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1972
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15,580
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1972
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13,557
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1972
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7,449
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7,121
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1972
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6,573
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1972
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6,384
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1972 composition

Country Albums %


United States 419 42%
United Kingdom 207 21%
Germany 71 7%
Brazil 39 4%
Italy 30 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
France 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 953 95%
Yes 50 5%
Live? Albums %
No 971 97%
Yes 32 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 10 1%
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