Best Albums of 1973

Listed below are the best albums of 1973 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 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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93,656
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1973
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15,695
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14,605
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13,579
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1973
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11,184
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1973
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8,791
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7,319
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7,100
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6,279
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5,206
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1973 composition

Country Albums %


United States 392 39%
United Kingdom 224 22%
Brazil 56 6%
Germany 52 5%
Mixed Nationality 34 3%
Italy 31 3%
Canada 17 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 962 96%
Yes 41 4%
Live? Albums %
No 980 98%
Yes 23 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 992 99%
Yes 11 1%
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