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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10,554
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1974
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7,941
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1974
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7,449
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1974
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6,590
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1974
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4,235
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1974
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3,158
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1974
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3,131
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1974
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3,086
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1974
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2,884
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1974
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2,807
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Best Albums of 1974 composition

Country Albums %


United States 404 40%
United Kingdom 209 21%
Germany 55 5%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Brazil 42 4%
Australia 25 2%
France 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 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. King Crimson
12. John Coltrane
13. Frank Zappa
14. The Kinks
15. Love
16. Van Morrison
17. Charles Mingus
18. Neil Young
19. Miles Davis
20. The Zombies
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