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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 35,000 greatest album charts.

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1976 year summaryThe best artists of 1976 were Stevie Wonder, David Bowie, Ramones, 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:790 charts
Rank in 1976:1Rank Score:18,846
Rank in 1970s34Overall Rank:134
Average Rating:  84/100 (881 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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2.

Station To StationUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1976Appears in:707 charts
Rank in 1976:2Rank Score:15,793
Rank in 1970s40Overall Rank:163
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,048 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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3.

RamonesUnited States Ramones
Year of Release:1976Appears in:770 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:15,459
Rank in 1970s42Overall Rank:172
Average Rating:  80/100 (979 votes)
Comments: 79 comments
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4.

Hotel CaliforniaUnited States Eagles
Year of Release:1976Appears in:609 charts
Rank in 1976:4Rank Score:12,838
Rank in 1970s53Overall Rank:210
Average Rating:  76/100 (931 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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5.

BostonUnited States Boston
Year of Release:1976Appears in:503 charts
Rank in 1976:5Rank Score:10,393
Rank in 1970s65Overall Rank:258
Average Rating:  77/100 (696 votes)
Comments: 61 comments
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6.

2112Canada Rush
Year of Release:1976Appears in:452 charts
Rank in 1976:6Rank Score:9,067
Rank in 1970s80Overall Rank:303
Average Rating:  80/100 (718 votes)
Comments: 48 comments
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7.

DesireUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1976Appears in:446 charts
Rank in 1976:7Rank Score:7,248
Rank in 1970s95Overall Rank:365
Average Rating:  81/100 (705 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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8.

The Modern LoversUnited States The Modern Lovers
Year of Release:1976Appears in:380 charts
Rank in 1976:8Rank Score:6,417
Rank in 1970s101Overall Rank:401
Average Rating:  83/100 (442 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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9.

A Trick Of The TailUnited Kingdom Genesis
Year of Release:1976Appears in:255 charts
Rank in 1976:9Rank Score:4,776
Rank in 1970s133Overall Rank:535
Average Rating:  78/100 (398 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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10.

RocksUnited States Aerosmith
Year of Release:1976Appears in:233 charts
Rank in 1976:10Rank Score:4,011
Rank in 1970s149Overall Rank:617
Average Rating:  78/100 (378 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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Best Albums of 1976 composition

Artist Albums %


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


United States 369 39%
United Kingdom 203 22%
Jamaica 36 4%
Germany 33 4%
France 31 3%
Italy 31 3%
Brazil 28 3%
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