Best Albums of 1973

Listed below are the best albums of 1973 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 greatest album charts.

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1973 year summaryThe best artists of 1973 were Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Stevie Wonder, Genesis, The Who, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Paul McCartney & Wings, The Stooges and Iggy And The Stooges.
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1973
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87,840
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8,906
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7,304
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6,755
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6,259
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Best Albums of 1973 composition

Country Albums %


United States 390 39%
United Kingdom 222 22%
Brazil 54 5%
Germany 52 5%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Italy 30 3%
Australia 20 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 958 96%
Yes 42 4%
Live? Albums %
No 976 98%
Yes 24 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 988 99%
Yes 12 1%
Best Albums of 1972
1. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
2. Exile On Main St. by The Rolling Stones
3. Pink Moon by Nick Drake
4. Close To The Edge by Yes
5. Harvest by Neil Young
6. Transformer by Lou Reed
7. Machine Head by Deep Purple
8. Thick As A Brick by Jethro Tull
9. Ege Bamyası by Can
10. Foxtrot by Genesis
11. #1 Record by Big Star
12. Superfly by Curtis Mayfield
13. Clube Da Esquina by Milton Nascimento / Lô Borges
14. Can't Buy A Thrill by Steely Dan
15. Acabou Chorare by Novos Baianos
16. Talking Book by Stevie Wonder
17. Eat A Peach by The Allman Brothers Band
18. Roxy Music by Roxy Music
19. Vol 4 by Black Sabbath
20. Neu! by Neu!
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