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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 38,000 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, Iggy And The Stooges, Paul McCartney and Paul McCartney & Wings.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:3,434 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:177,928
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (4,349 votes)
Comments: 485 comments
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Houses Of The HolyUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1973Appears in:1,048 charts
Rank in 1973:2Rank Score:27,288
Rank in 1970s25Overall Rank:91
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,654 votes)
Comments: 97 comments
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QuadropheniaUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1973Appears in:754 charts
Rank in 1973:3Rank Score:20,837
Rank in 1970s32Overall Rank:125
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,086 votes)
Comments: 88 comments
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4.

InnervisionsUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1973Appears in:856 charts
Rank in 1973:4Rank Score:20,133
Rank in 1970s33Overall Rank:130
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,003 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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5.

Selling England By The PoundUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1973Appears in:750 charts
Rank in 1973:5Rank Score:19,919
Rank in 1970s35Overall Rank:135
Average Rating:  84/100 (944 votes)
Comments: 64 comments
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6.

Goodbye Yellow Brick RoadUnited Kingdom Elton John
Year of Release:1973Appears in:711 charts
Rank in 1973:6Rank Score:13,255
Rank in 1970s53Overall Rank:212
Average Rating:  81/100 (884 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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7.

Raw PowerUnited States Iggy And The Stooges
Year of Release:1973Appears in:625 charts
Rank in 1973:7Rank Score:12,096
Rank in 1970s59Overall Rank:234
Average Rating:  83/100 (823 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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8.

Band On The RunUnited Kingdom Paul McCartney & Wings
Year of Release:1973Appears in:558 charts
Rank in 1973:8Rank Score:10,070
Rank in 1970s75Overall Rank:283
Average Rating:  81/100 (766 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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Aladdin SaneUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1973Appears in:583 charts
Rank in 1973:9Rank Score:8,891
Rank in 1970s87Overall Rank:327
Average Rating:  83/100 (996 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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10.

(pronounced 'lĕh-'nérd 'skin-'nérd)United States Lynyrd Skynyrd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:403 charts
Rank in 1973:10Rank Score:6,624
Rank in 1970s101Overall Rank:403
Average Rating:  79/100 (490 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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Best Albums of 1973 composition

Artist Albums %


Karl Böhm / Bayreuth Festival Orchestra & Chorus 5 1%
Various Artists 5 1%
Status Quo 4 0%
Elvis Presley 4 0%
James Brown 3 0%
Manfred Mann's Earth Band 3 0%
Roy Ayers 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 399 40%
United Kingdom 219 22%
Brazil 65 7%
Germany 49 5%
Mixed Nationality 41 4%
Italy 28 3%
Jamaica 21 2%
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