Best Albums of 1976

Listed below are the best albums of 1976 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 45,000 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 Electric Light Orchestra.
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1976
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1976
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205.
Greatest Hits 
Compilation
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1976
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 21 of 100

Best Albums of 1976 composition

Country Albums %


United States 370 37%
United Kingdom 205 21%
Brazil 39 4%
Germany 38 4%
Jamaica 37 4%
Mixed Nationality 37 4%
France 36 4%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 948 95%
Yes 52 5%
Live? Albums %
No 966 97%
Yes 34 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 989 99%
Yes 11 1%
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