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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 27,000 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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11.

(pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)United States Lynyrd Skynyrd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:299 charts
Rank in 1973:11Rank Score:5,236
Rank in 1970s104Overall Rank:423
Average Rating:  80/100 (373 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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12.

Tubular BellsUnited Kingdom Mike Oldfield
Year of Release:1973Appears in:287 charts
Rank in 1973:12Rank Score:4,808
Rank in 1970s113Overall Rank:455
Average Rating:  80/100 (364 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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13.

Future DaysGermany Can
Year of Release:1973Appears in:250 charts
Rank in 1973:13Rank Score:4,784
Rank in 1970s114Overall Rank:456
Average Rating:  83/100 (293 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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14.

For Your PleasureUnited Kingdom Roxy Music
Year of Release:1973Appears in:299 charts
Rank in 1973:14Rank Score:4,768
Rank in 1970s116Overall Rank:458
Average Rating:  81/100 (396 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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15.

The Wild, The Innocent & The E Street ShuffleUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1973Appears in:215 charts
Rank in 1973:15Rank Score:4,550
Rank in 1970s119Overall Rank:476
Average Rating:  79/100 (424 votes)
Comments: 25 comments
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16.

Closing TimeUnited States Tom Waits
Year of Release:1973Appears in:231 charts
Rank in 1973:16Rank Score:3,919
Rank in 1970s133Overall Rank:543
Average Rating:  81/100 (321 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
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17.

Sabbath Bloody SabbathUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1973Appears in:182 charts
Rank in 1973:17Rank Score:3,827
Rank in 1970s136Overall Rank:559
Average Rating:  80/100 (378 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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18.

Head HuntersUnited States Herbie Hancock
Year of Release:1973Appears in:236 charts
Rank in 1973:18Rank Score:3,692
Rank in 1970s141Overall Rank:576
Average Rating:  81/100 (243 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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19.

Catch A FireJamaica The Wailers
Year of Release:1973Appears in:190 charts
Rank in 1973:19Rank Score:3,116
Rank in 1970s161Overall Rank:673
Average Rating:  81/100 (280 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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20.

ArtaudArgentina Pescado Rabioso
Year of Release:1973Appears in:112 charts
Rank in 1973:20Rank Score:2,853
Rank in 1970s174Overall Rank:727
Average Rating:  82/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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Best Albums of 1973 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 5 1%
Elvis Presley 4 0%
Status Quo 4 0%
R. Stevie Moore 3 0%
Pierre Henry 3 0%
James Brown 3 0%
David Bowie 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 364 43%
United Kingdom 214 25%
Brazil 37 4%
Germany 34 4%
Italy 27 3%
Mixed Nationality 20 2%
Jamaica 17 2%
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