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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Year of Release:
1974
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Rank Score:
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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Year of Release:
1974
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6,590
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Year of Release:
1974
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4,235
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Year of Release:
1974
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Rank Score:
3,158
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Year of Release:
1974
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3,131
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1974
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Rank Score:
3,086
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Year of Release:
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%
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