Best Albums of 1974

Listed below are the best albums of 1974 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 53,000 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, Joni Mitchell, David Bowie and Jorge Ben.
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1974
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10,558
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1974
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7,972
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1974
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7,358
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1974
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6,535
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1974
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4,267
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1974
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3,206
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1974
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3,177
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1974
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3,056
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1974
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2,873
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1974
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2,791
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Best Albums of 1974 composition

Country Albums %


United States 406 41%
United Kingdom 209 21%
Germany 55 6%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Brazil 41 4%
France 25 3%
Australia 25 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 953 95%
Yes 47 5%
Live? Albums %
No 959 96%
Yes 41 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
Best Artists of the 1960s
1. The Beatles
2. The Velvet Underground
3. Jimi Hendrix
4. Bob Dylan
5. The Beach Boys
6. The Jimi Hendrix Experience
7. The Velvet Underground & Nico
8. Led Zeppelin
9. The Doors
10. The Rolling Stones
11. John Coltrane
12. King Crimson
13. Frank Zappa
14. The Kinks
15. Love
16. Van Morrison
17. Neil Young
18. Charles Mingus
19. Miles Davis
20. The Zombies
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