Top Albums of the 1970s

By | Jul 20, 2011

Tow years ago we posted the Top 10 Albums that were released in the 1970s (see below). There has been a few changes in the two years. Here is the current list.

10 – Beatles – 1962-1966 (The Red Album)British Invasion Rock Music CDs) (21)
9 – Elton John – Elton John – Greatest Hits (20)
8 – Eagles – Hotel California (19)
7 – Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti (17)
6 – Boston – Boston (14)
5 – Beatles – 1967-1970 (The Blue Album) (12)
4 – Fleetwood Mac – Rumours (9)
3 – Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV (aka ZOSO) (4)
2 – Pink Floyd – The Wall (3)
1 – Eagles – Eagles – Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 (2)

Note:
Michael Jackson’s Thriller, released in 1983, is the Number 1 all time selling album.

======Post from July 2009=====

Top 10 Albums that were released in the 1970s.
Based on total sales since release.
As of July 2009

10 – Pink Floyd – Dark Side of the Moon (22)
9 – Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti (20)
8 – The Beatles – 1967-1970 (The Blue Album) (19)
7 – Elton John – Elton John – Greatest Hits (18)
6 – Eagles – Hotel California (17)
5 – Boston – Boston (13)
4 – Fleetwood Mac – Rumours (9)
3 – Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV (aka ZOSO) (4)
2 – Pink Floyd – The Wall (3)
1 – Eagles – Eagles – Their Greatest Hits 1971-1975 (1)

() = All Time


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