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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10,571
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1974
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7,944
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1974
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7,435
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1974
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6,543
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1974
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4,227
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1974
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3,155
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1974
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3,129
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1974
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3,078
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1974
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2,880
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2,798
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Best Albums of 1974 composition

Country Albums %


United States 404 40%
United Kingdom 209 21%
Germany 55 5%
Brazil 42 4%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
France 25 2%
Australia 25 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 956 95%
Yes 47 5%
Live? Albums %
No 961 96%
Yes 42 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 992 99%
Yes 11 1%
Best Albums of 1969
1. Abbey Road by The Beatles
2. In The Court Of The Crimson King (An Observation By King Crimson) by King Crimson
3. Led Zeppelin II by Led Zeppelin
4. Let It Bleed by The Rolling Stones
5. Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin
6. The Velvet Underground by The Velvet Underground
7. Five Leaves Left by Nick Drake
8. Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere by Neil Young & Crazy Horse
9. In A Silent Way by Miles Davis
10. Hot Rats by Frank Zappa
11. Tommy by The Who
12. Trout Mask Replica by Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
13. The Band by The Band
14. Arthur Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire by The Kinks
15. Crosby, Stills & Nash by Crosby, Stills & Nash
16. The Stooges by The Stooges
17. Green River by Creedence Clearwater Revival
18. Stand! by Sly & The Family Stone
19. Willy And The Poor Boys by Creedence Clearwater Revival
20. Karma by Pharoah Sanders
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