Best Albums of 1997

Listed below are the best albums of 1997 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 41,000 greatest album charts.

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1997 year summaryThe best artists of 1997 were Radiohead, Björk, Elliott Smith, Modest Mouse, Spiritualized, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, The Verve, Built To Spill, Foo Fighters and Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds.
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1997
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 20 of 100

Best Albums of 1997 composition

Country Albums %


United States 464 46%
United Kingdom 199 20%
Canada 37 4%
Germany 34 3%
Mixed Nationality 30 3%
Sweden 21 2%
Australia 18 2%
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Best Albums of the 1970s
1. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
2. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
3. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
4. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
5. London Calling by The Clash
6. The Wall by Pink Floyd
7. Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
8. Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
9. Who's Next by The Who
10. Animals by Pink Floyd
11. Exile On Main St. by The Rolling Stones
12. Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan
13. Hunky Dory by David Bowie
14. Marquee Moon by Television
15. Pink Moon by Nick Drake
16. Low by David Bowie
17. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
18. Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones
19. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
20. What's Going On by Marvin Gaye
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