Best Albums of 1974

Listed below are the best albums of 1974 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1974 year summaryThe best artists of 1974 were King Crimson, Neil Young, Genesis, Supertramp, Queen, Brian Eno, Robert Wyatt, David Bowie, Joni Mitchell and Jorge Ben.
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1974
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10,913
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8,769
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8,733
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1974
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7,190
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1974
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4,366
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1974
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3,341
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1974
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3,285
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3,216
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1974
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3,200
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1974
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2,991
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1974 composition

Country Albums %


United States 399 40%
United Kingdom 207 21%
Germany 56 6%
Mixed Nationality 43 4%
Brazil 41 4%
Australia 25 2%
Italy 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 956 96%
Yes 45 4%
Live? Albums %
No 964 96%
Yes 37 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 992 99%
Yes 9 1%
Best Albums of the 1970s
1. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
2. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
3. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
4. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
5. London Calling by The Clash
6. Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
7. The Wall by Pink Floyd
8. Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
9. Animals by Pink Floyd
10. Who's Next by The Who
11. Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan
12. Exile On Main St. by The Rolling Stones
13. Hunky Dory by David Bowie
14. Marquee Moon by Television
15. Pink Moon by Nick Drake
16. Low by David Bowie
17. Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones
18. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
19. What's Going On by Marvin Gaye
20. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
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