Best Albums of 1972

Listed below are the best albums of 1972 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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 93 of 100

Best Albums of 1972 composition

Country Albums %


United States 422 42%
United Kingdom 207 21%
Germany 72 7%
Brazil 38 4%
Italy 29 3%
Mixed Nationality 28 3%
France 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 949 95%
Yes 52 5%
Live? Albums %
No 971 97%
Yes 30 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 991 99%
Yes 10 1%
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