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Best Albums of 1976

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1976 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 31,000 greatest album charts.

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1976 year summaryThe best artists of 1976 were Stevie Wonder, Ramones, David Bowie, Eagles, Boston, Rush, Bob Dylan, Genesis, The Modern Lovers and Aerosmith.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Songs In The Key Of LifeUnited States Stevie Wonder
Year of Release:1976Appears in:719 charts
Rank in 1976:1Rank Score:17,198
Rank in 1970s36Overall Rank:138
Average Rating:  84/100 (813 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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2.

RamonesUnited States Ramones
Year of Release:1976Appears in:718 charts
Rank in 1976:2Rank Score:14,927
Rank in 1970s40Overall Rank:164
Average Rating:  80/100 (919 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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3.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:616 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:14,038
Rank in 1970s43Overall Rank:176
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (937 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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4.

Hotel CaliforniaUnited States Eagles
Year of Release:1976Appears in:558 charts
Rank in 1976:4Rank Score:12,489
Rank in 1970s50Overall Rank:200
Average Rating:  75/100 (871 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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5.

BostonUnited States Boston
Year of Release:1976Appears in:459 charts
Rank in 1976:5Rank Score:9,976
Rank in 1970s65Overall Rank:255
Average Rating:  77/100 (632 votes)
Comments: 54 comments
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6.

2112Canada Rush
Year of Release:1976Appears in:397 charts
Rank in 1976:6Rank Score:8,211
Rank in 1970s85Overall Rank:316
Average Rating:  80/100 (667 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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7.

DesireUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1976Appears in:409 charts
Rank in 1976:7Rank Score:6,932
Rank in 1970s94Overall Rank:358
Average Rating:  81/100 (651 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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8.

The Modern LoversUnited States The Modern Lovers
Year of Release:1976Appears in:339 charts
Rank in 1976:8Rank Score:5,788
Rank in 1970s105Overall Rank:418
Average Rating:  83/100 (400 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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9.

A Trick Of The TailUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1976Appears in:236 charts
Rank in 1976:9Rank Score:4,252
Rank in 1970s136Overall Rank:552
Average Rating:  78/100 (360 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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10.

RocksUnited States Aerosmith
Year of Release:1976Appears in:215 charts
Rank in 1976:10Rank Score:3,839
Rank in 1970s150Overall Rank:604
Average Rating:  78/100 (353 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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Best Albums of 1976 composition

Artist Albums %


Fela Kuti & Africa 70 4 0%
Vangelis 3 0%
R. Stevie Moore 3 0%
Status Quo 3 0%
Keith Jarrett 3 0%
Golden Earring 3 0%
Various Artists 3 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 348 40%
United Kingdom 194 22%
Jamaica 33 4%
Italy 30 3%
Germany 29 3%
Canada 28 3%
France 26 3%
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