Top Ten Best Albums of 1973

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The Top Ten

1 Queen - Queen

Rock Legends debut album was spectacular with the wounderful Keep Yourself Alive guitar intro and Queen's brilliant musical ability.

2 Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon

Queen's first album is promising, but not great. The Dark Side of the Moon, however, is not only great - it's out of this world. Words can't describe how this album affects me.

#2? #2? You kidding me? This is the only album I've ever heard that literally left me speechless after hearing it.

On the top ten best albums of all time list this is #1, but it makes sense that it isn't the best album of the year it came out. - LinoRhino

"Queen" isn't even my favorite Queen album. Dark Side of the Moon, in my opinion, is the greatest album of all time. I do like Queen's debut, though. Just not as much as I like DSOTM.

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3 Shirley Bassey - Never, Never, Never
4 Led Zeppelin - Houses of the Holy
5 Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
6 ABBA - Ring Ring

This was their debut album that started their road to superstardom.

7 The Rolling Stones - Goats Head Soup
8 Genesis - Selling England by the Pound

Queens debut was good but not like this

In my opinion it's better than dark side of the moon or queens debut ( which I thought was releasd in 72 I was probaly wrong) firth by fith, dancing on the moonlit knight, and cinema show might change your mind but I still love queens debut and dark side of the moon

9 The Who - Quadrophenia

I'd say this deserves to be higher than 9. One of The Who's best albums. - Metarock

Can't believe this is so low - UsernameHere

10 Elo 2 - Electric Light Orchestra

The Contenders

11 Blue Oyster Cult - Tyranny and Mutation
12 Band On the Run - Wings
13 Can - Future Days
14 ZZ Top - Tres Hombres
15 Stevie Wonder - Innervisions
16 Alice Cooper - Billion Dollar Babies
17 Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Ozark Mountain Daredevils
18 Aerosmith - Aerosmith
19 Iggy and the Stooges - Raw Power

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20 Nazareth - Loud 'n' Proud
21 James Gang - Bang
22 Brownsville Station - Yeah!
23 Paul McCartney - Live and Let Die
24 The Stooges - Raw Power
25 King Crimson - Larks Tongues In Aspic
26 Yes - Yessongs
27 Hat Trick - America
28 Fripp & Eno - (No Pussyfooting)
29 Doctor John - In The Right Place
30 Jo Jo Gunne - Bite Down Hard
31 Lynyrd Skynyrd - (Pronounced Leh-nerd Skin-nerd)
32 Steve Miller - The Joker
33 Frank Zappa - The Grand Wazoo
34 Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
35 Elvis Presley - Elvis (The Fool Album)
36 Atomic Rooster - Nice 'n' Greasy
37 Roxy Music - Stranded
38 Yes - Tales from Topographic Oceans
39 Eloy - Inside
40 Michael Franks - Michael Franks
41 Frank Zappa - Over-Nite Sensation
42 Herbie Hancock - Head Hunters
43 Tales from Topographic Oceans - Yes
44 Cher - Half-Breed
45 Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Brain Salad Surgery

Such an underappreciated band, I have no words. - Beatlesboy9

46 David Bowie - Aladdin Sane
47 Cheech & Chong - Los Cochinos
48 The New York Dolls - New York Dolls
49 Lou Reed - Berlin
50 Maria Muldaur - Maria Muldaur
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Top Remixes (6)

1. The Who - Quadrophenia
2. Band On the Run - Wings
3. Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
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1. Genesis - Selling England by the Pound
2. Hat Trick - America
3. Fripp & Eno - (No Pussyfooting)
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1. Pink Floyd - Dark Side of the Moon
2. The Rolling Stones - Goats Head Soup
3. Queen - Queen
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