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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 35,000 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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1.

The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:3,315 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:172,890
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (4,152 votes)
Comments: 461 comments
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Houses Of The HolyUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1973Appears in:1,007 charts
Rank in 1973:2Rank Score:26,808
Rank in 1970s25Overall Rank:89
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,567 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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QuadropheniaUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1973Appears in:735 charts
Rank in 1973:3Rank Score:20,835
Rank in 1970s31Overall Rank:119
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,036 votes)
Comments: 86 comments
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InnervisionsUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1973Appears in:814 charts
Rank in 1973:4Rank Score:19,934
Rank in 1970s33Overall Rank:126
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (952 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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Selling England By The PoundUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1973Appears in:704 charts
Rank in 1973:5Rank Score:18,927
Rank in 1970s34Overall Rank:135
Average Rating:  84/100 (882 votes)
Comments: 60 comments
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6.

Goodbye Yellow Brick RoadUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1973Appears in:676 charts
Rank in 1973:6Rank Score:12,967
Rank in 1970s53Overall Rank:209
Average Rating:  80/100 (831 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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7.

Raw PowerUnited States The Stooges
Year of Release:1973Appears in:587 charts
Rank in 1973:7Rank Score:11,894
Rank in 1970s57Overall Rank:227
Average Rating:  83/100 (775 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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Band On The RunUnited Kingdom Paul McCartney & Wings
Year of Release:1973Appears in:526 charts
Rank in 1973:8Rank Score:9,865
Rank in 1970s71Overall Rank:273
Average Rating:  81/100 (716 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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Aladdin SaneUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1973Appears in:546 charts
Rank in 1973:9Rank Score:8,658
Rank in 1970s86Overall Rank:319
Average Rating:  83/100 (927 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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(pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)United States Lynyrd Skynyrd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:369 charts
Rank in 1973:10Rank Score:6,170
Rank in 1970s104Overall Rank:422
Average Rating:  79/100 (450 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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Best Albums of 1973 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Karl Böhm / Bayreuth Festival Orchestra & Chorus 5 1%
Status Quo 4 0%
Elvis Presley 4 0%
Alice Cooper 3 0%
Pharoah Sanders 3 0%
Eumir Deodato 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 408 41%
United Kingdom 224 22%
Brazil 64 6%
Germany 48 5%
Italy 32 3%
Mixed Nationality 29 3%
Jamaica 20 2%
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