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The TOP 10 Best Selling Albums

The year’s most recorded top ten selling albums world wide.

1970 1

10 ➧ Let It Be – The Beatles
  9 ➧ Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs – Derek and the Dominos
  8 ➧ Fun House – The Stooges
  7 ➧ All Things Must Pass – George Harrison
  6 ➧ Moondance – Van Morrison
  5 ➧ Led Zeppelin III – Led Zeppelin
  4 ➧ John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band – John Lennon
  3 ➧ Bridge over Troubled Water – Simon & Garfunkel
  2 ➧ Paranoid – Black Sabbath
  1 ➧ After The Gold Rush – Neil Young

1971 1

10 ➧ Imagine – John Lennon
  9 ➧ Meddle – Pink Floyd
  8 ➧ Tago Mago – Can
  7 ➧ L.A. Woman – The Doors
  6
➧ Blue – Joni Mitchell
  5 ➧ Sticky Fingers – The Rolling Stones
  4 ➧ What’s Going On – Marvin Gaye
  3 ➧ Hunky Dory – David Bowie
  2 ➧ Who’s Next – The Who
  1 ➧ Led Zeppelin IV Led Zeppelin

1972 1

10 ➧ Ege Bamyasi – Can
  9 ➧ Foxtrot – Genesis
  8 ➧ Jethro Tull – Jethro Tull
  7 ➧ Machine Head – Deep Purple
  6 ➧ Close to the Edge – Yes
  5 ➧ Transformer – Lou Reed
  4 ➧ Harvest – Neil Young
  3 ➧ Pink Moon – Nick Drake
  2 ➧ Exile on Main St – The Rolling Stones
  1The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from MarsDavid Bowie

1973 1

10 ➧ (Pronounced ‘Lĕh-‘nérd ‘Skin-‘nérd) – Lynyrd Skynyrd
  9 ➧ Aladdin Sane – David Bowie
  8 ➧ Band on the Run – Paul McCartney and Wings
  7 ➧ Raw Power – The Stooges
  6 ➧ Goodbye Yellow Brick Road – Elton John
  5 ➧ Selling England by the Pound – Genesis
  4 ➧ Innervisions – Stevie Wonder
  3 ➧ Quadrophenia – The Who
  2 ➧ Houses of the Holy – Led Zeppelin
  1 ➧ The Dark Side of the MoonPink Floyd

1974 1

10 ➧ Queen II – Queen
  9 ➧ Here Come the Warm Jets – Eno
  8 ➧ Sheer Heart Attack – Queen
  7 ➧ Court and Spark – Joni Mitchell
  6 ➧ Diamond Dogs – David Bowie
  5 ➧ Rock Bottom – Robert Wyatt
  4 ➧ Red – King Crimson
  3 ➧ Crime of the Century – Supertramp
  2 ➧ On the Beach – Neil Young
  1 ➧ The Lamb Lies Down on BroadwayGenesis

1975 1

10 ➧ Mothership Connection – Parliament
  9 ➧ Toys in the Attic – Aerosmith
  8 ➧ Tonight’s the Night – Neil Young
  7 ➧ Another Green World – Eno
  6 ➧ Horses – Patti Smith
  5 ➧ Physical Graffiti – Led Zeppelin
  4 ➧ A Night at the Opera – Queen
  3 ➧ Born to Run – Bruce Springsteen
  2 ➧ Blood on the Tracks – Bob Dylan
  1 ➧ Wish You Were HerePink Floyd

1976 1

10 ➧ Rocks – Aerosmith
  9 ➧ A Trick of the Tail – Genesis
  8 ➧ The Modern Lovers – The Modern Lovers
  7 ➧ Desire – Bob Dylan
  6 ➧ 2112 – Rush
  5 ➧ Boston – Boston
  4 ➧ Station to Station – David Bowie
  3 ➧ Hotel California – Eagles
  2 ➧ Ramones – Ramones
  1 ➧ Songs in the Key of LifeStevie Wonder

1977 1

10 ➧ Pink Flag – Wire
  9 ➧ Trans-Europe Express – Kraftwerk
  8 ➧ Exodus – Bob Marley & the Wailers
  7 ➧ Aja – Steely Dan
  6 ➧ The Clash – The Clash
  5 ➧ Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols – Sex Pistols
  4 ➧ Low – David Bowie
  3 ➧ Animals – Pink Floyd
  2 ➧ Marquee Moon – Television
  1 ➧ RumoursFleetwood Mac

1978 1

10 ➧ Dire Straits – Dire Straits
  9 ➧ Hemispheres – Rush
  8 ➧ Third – Big Star
  7 ➧ The Man-Machine – Kraftwerk
  6 ➧ Some Girls – The Rolling Stones
  5 ➧ The Cars – The Cars
  4 ➧ Parallel Lines – Blondie
  3 ➧ Van Halen – Van Halen
  2 ➧ This Year’s Model – Elvis Costello and The Attractions
  1 ➧ Darkness on the Edge of Town – Bruce Springsteen

1979 1

10 ➧ Tusk – Fleetwood Mac
  9 ➧ Breakfast in America – Supertramp
  8 ➧ Rust Never Sleeps – Neil Young and Crazy Horse
  7 ➧ Off the Wall – Michael Jackson
  6 ➧ Highway to Hell – AC/DC
  5 ➧ Fear of Music – Talking Heads
  4 ➧ Entertainment! – Gang of Four
  3 ➧ Unknown Pleasures – Joy Division
  2 ➧ The Wall – Pink Floyd
  1 ➧ London CallingThe Clash