Best Albums of 1977

Listed below are the best albums of 1977 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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1977 year summaryThe best artists of 1977 were Fleetwood Mac, David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Television, Sex Pistols, Steely Dan, Billy Joel, The Clash, Kraftwerk and Iggy Pop.
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1977
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37,164
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1977
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29,570
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24,933
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22,322
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1977
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13,903
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1977
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9,564
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1977
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7,814
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7,555
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7,248
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 1 of 100

Best Albums of 1977 composition

Country Albums %


United States 373 37%
United Kingdom 215 21%
Germany 45 4%
Mixed Nationality 42 4%
Brazil 40 4%
France 35 3%
Canada 33 3%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 946 94%
Yes 58 6%
Live? Albums %
No 961 96%
Yes 43 4%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 997 99%
Yes 7 1%
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