Best Albums of 1974

Listed below are the best albums of 1974 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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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Total albums: 1,000. Page 43 of 100

Best Albums of 1974 composition

Country Albums %


United States 402 40%
United Kingdom 205 21%
Germany 50 5%
Mixed Nationality 43 4%
Brazil 42 4%
Canada 26 3%
Australia 25 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 954 95%
Yes 46 5%
Live? Albums %
No 967 97%
Yes 33 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 993 99%
Yes 7 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Led Zeppelin
6. Bob Dylan
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Nirvana
11. The Smiths
12. Kendrick Lamar
13. Neil Young
14. Pixies
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Miles Davis
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. R.E.M.
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