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Best Albums of 1974

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1974 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 33,000 greatest album charts.

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1974 year summaryThe best artists of 1974 were Genesis, King Crimson, Neil Young, Queen, Supertramp, Robert Wyatt, Brian Eno, David Bowie, Joni Mitchell and Big Star.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Lamb Lies Down On BroadwayUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1974Appears in:525 charts
Rank in 1974:1Rank Score:12,868
Rank in 1970s51Overall Rank:200
Average Rating:  83/100 (624 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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2.

On The BeachCanada Neil Young
Year of Release:1974Appears in:510 charts
Rank in 1974:2Rank Score:10,745
Rank in 1970s61Overall Rank:244
Average Rating:  84/100 (655 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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3.

RedUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1974Appears in:495 charts
Rank in 1974:3Rank Score:10,577
Rank in 1970s62Overall Rank:251
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (636 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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4.

Crime Of The CenturyUnited Kingdom Supertramp
Year of Release:1974Appears in:440 charts
Rank in 1974:4Rank Score:8,944
Rank in 1970s78Overall Rank:296
Average Rating:  81/100 (528 votes)
Comments: 33 comments
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5.

Rock BottomUnited Kingdom Robert Wyatt
Year of Release:1974Appears in:299 charts
Rank in 1974:5Rank Score:6,820
Rank in 1970s97Overall Rank:376
Average Rating:  80/100 (392 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
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6.

Diamond DogsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1974Appears in:347 charts
Rank in 1974:6Rank Score:5,409
Rank in 1970s114Overall Rank:461
Average Rating:  79/100 (657 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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7.

Court And SparkCanada Joni Mitchell
Year of Release:1974Appears in:309 charts
Rank in 1974:7Rank Score:5,005
Rank in 1970s124Overall Rank:494
Average Rating:  81/100 (379 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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8.

Sheer Heart AttackUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:335 charts
Rank in 1974:8Rank Score:4,992
Rank in 1970s125Overall Rank:495
Average Rating:  78/100 (542 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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9.

Queen IIUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1974Appears in:241 charts
Rank in 1974:9Rank Score:4,248
Rank in 1970s140Overall Rank:573
Average Rating:  78/100 (493 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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10.

Here Come The Warm JetsUnited Kingdom Brian Eno
Year of Release:1974Appears in:299 charts
Rank in 1974:10Rank Score:4,209
Rank in 1970s142Overall Rank:577
Average Rating:  82/100 (389 votes)
Comments: 19 comments
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Best Albums of 1974 composition

Artist Albums %


Various Artists 7 1%
Elvis Presley 5 1%
Ohio Players 3 0%
Miles Davis 3 0%
Santana 3 0%
Neil Diamond 3 0%
Johnny Cash 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 399 44%
United Kingdom 203 22%
Germany 46 5%
Brazil 37 4%
Italy 26 3%
Mixed Nationality 26 3%
Canada 23 3%
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