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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 30,000 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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The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:3,006 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:160,829
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (3,709 votes)
Comments: 422 comments
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Houses Of The HolyUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1973Appears in:886 charts
Rank in 1973:2Rank Score:24,347
Rank in 1970s25Overall Rank:90
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,418 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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QuadropheniaUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1973Appears in:655 charts
Rank in 1973:3Rank Score:19,708
Rank in 1970s30Overall Rank:115
Average Rating:  84/100 (946 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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InnervisionsUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1973Appears in:727 charts
Rank in 1973:4Rank Score:17,920
Rank in 1970s33Overall Rank:129
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (846 votes)
Comments: 42 comments
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Selling England By The PoundUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1973Appears in:624 charts
Rank in 1973:5Rank Score:17,672
Rank in 1970s34Overall Rank:131
Average Rating:  83/100 (779 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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6.

Goodbye Yellow Brick RoadUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1973Appears in:601 charts
Rank in 1973:6Rank Score:12,235
Rank in 1970s52Overall Rank:203
Average Rating:  80/100 (755 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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Raw PowerUnited States The Stooges
Year of Release:1973Appears in:529 charts
Rank in 1973:7Rank Score:11,334
Rank in 1970s56Overall Rank:224
Average Rating:  83/100 (708 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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Band On The RunUnited Kingdom Paul McCartney & Wings
Year of Release:1973Appears in:459 charts
Rank in 1973:8Rank Score:8,790
Rank in 1970s76Overall Rank:282
Average Rating:  81/100 (636 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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Aladdin SaneUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1973Appears in:454 charts
Rank in 1973:9Rank Score:7,590
Rank in 1970s89Overall Rank:331
Average Rating:  82/100 (823 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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BerlinUnited States Lou Reed
Year of Release:1973Appears in:313 charts
Rank in 1973:10Rank Score:5,672
Rank in 1970s104Overall Rank:421
Average Rating:  80/100 (426 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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Best Albums of 1973 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 6 1%
Status Quo 4 0%
Elvis Presley 4 0%
R. Stevie Moore 3 0%
Roy Ayers 3 0%
Pierre Henry 3 0%
Manfred Mann's Earth Band 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 382 41%
United Kingdom 218 24%
Brazil 62 7%
Germany 37 4%
Italy 31 3%
Mixed Nationality 21 2%
Jamaica 17 2%
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