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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11,281
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9,224
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9,160
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7,148
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1974
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4,634
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3,504
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1974
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3,296
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3,285
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1974
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3,123
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2,941
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1974 composition

Country Albums %


United States 405 41%
United Kingdom 206 21%
Germany 48 5%
Brazil 45 5%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Italy 26 3%
Canada 26 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 957 96%
Yes 43 4%
Live? Albums %
No 969 97%
Yes 31 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 7 1%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
6. Kid A by Radiohead
7. In Rainbows by Radiohead
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
12. Funeral by Arcade Fire
13. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
14. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
15. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
16. Nevermind by Nirvana
17. Doolittle by Pixies
18. London Calling by The Clash
19. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
20. The Bends by Radiohead
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