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Best Albums of 1973

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1973 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 33,000 greatest album charts.

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1973 year summaryThe best artists of 1973 were Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, The Who, Stevie Wonder, Genesis, Elton John, The Stooges, Paul McCartney, Paul McCartney & Wings and David Bowie.
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RankAlbumArtist
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The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:3,206 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:168,848
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (4,029 votes)
Comments: 451 comments
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Houses Of The HolyUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1973Appears in:965 charts
Rank in 1973:2Rank Score:26,049
Rank in 1970s25Overall Rank:89
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,523 votes)
Comments: 90 comments
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QuadropheniaUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1973Appears in:707 charts
Rank in 1973:3Rank Score:20,396
Rank in 1970s30Overall Rank:120
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,008 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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InnervisionsUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1973Appears in:778 charts
Rank in 1973:4Rank Score:19,208
Rank in 1970s33Overall Rank:129
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (918 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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Selling England By The PoundUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1973Appears in:663 charts
Rank in 1973:5Rank Score:18,144
Rank in 1970s36Overall Rank:139
Average Rating:  83/100 (848 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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Goodbye Yellow Brick RoadUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1973Appears in:640 charts
Rank in 1973:6Rank Score:12,641
Rank in 1970s54Overall Rank:211
Average Rating:  80/100 (805 votes)
Comments: 58 comments
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7.

Raw PowerUnited States The Stooges
Year of Release:1973Appears in:552 charts
Rank in 1973:7Rank Score:11,418
Rank in 1970s57Overall Rank:232
Average Rating:  83/100 (754 votes)
Comments: 52 comments
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Band On The RunUnited Kingdom Paul McCartney & Wings
Year of Release:1973Appears in:496 charts
Rank in 1973:8Rank Score:9,405
Rank in 1970s74Overall Rank:280
Average Rating:  81/100 (682 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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Aladdin SaneUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1973Appears in:517 charts
Rank in 1973:9Rank Score:8,093
Rank in 1970s88Overall Rank:330
Average Rating:  83/100 (894 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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10.

BerlinUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1973Appears in:348 charts
Rank in 1973:10Rank Score:6,162
Rank in 1970s101Overall Rank:406
Average Rating:  80/100 (460 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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Best Albums of 1973 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Elvis Presley 4 0%
Status Quo 4 0%
Pharoah Sanders 3 0%
R. Stevie Moore 3 0%
Alice Cooper 3 0%
Pierre Henry 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 401 41%
United Kingdom 226 23%
Brazil 62 6%
Germany 39 4%
Italy 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 27 3%
Jamaica 18 2%
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