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BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S (MAGAZINE'S CHART) TOP 100 ALBUMS OF 1974 PDF Print E-mail
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Oct 12, 2011 at 05:47 PM
BILLBOARD (USA) MAGAZINE'S (MAGAZINE'S CHART) TOP 100 ALBUMS OF 1974*

Goodbye Yellow Brick Road cover





No. Album-Artist-Label-Peak Month
  1 GOODBYE YELLOW BRICK ROAD-ELTON JOHN-MCA
  2 JOHN DENVER'S GREATEST HITS-JOHN DENVER-RCA
  3 BAND ON THE RUN-WINGS-Apple
  4 INNERVISIONS-STEVIE WONDER-Tamla
  5 YOU DON'T MESS AROUND WITH JIM-JIM CROCE-ABC
  6 AMERICAN GRAFFITI SOUNDTRACK-MCA
  7 IMAGINATION-GLADYS KNIGHT & PIPS-Buddah
  8 BEHIND CLOSED DOORS-Charlie Rich-Epic
  9 THE STING-Soundtrack-MCA
 10 TRES HOMBRES-ZZ Top-London
 11 Dark Side Of The Moon-Pink Floyd-Harvest
 12 Bachman Turner Overdrive II-Bachman Turner Overdrive-Mercury
 13 Court And Spark-Joni Mitchell-Asylum
 14 Sundown-Gordon Lightfoot-Reprise
 15 Maria Muldar-Maria Muldar-Reprise
 16 I Got A Name-Jim Croce-ABC
 17 Brain Salad Surgery-Emerson,Lake & Palmer-Manticore
 18 Ship Ahoy-O'Jays-Philadelphia International
 19 Full Sail-Loggins & Messina-Columbia
 20 Wild & Peaceful-Kool & The Gang-De Lite
 21 Head Hunters-Herbie Hancock-Columbia
 22 Tubular Bells-Mike Oldfield-Virgin
 23 The Singles 1969-1973-Carpenters-A&M
 24 Life & Times-Jim Croce-ABC
 25 Chicago VII-Chicago-Columbia
 26 Led Zeppelin IV-Led Zeppelin-Atlantic
 27 Talking Book-Stevie Wonder-Tamla
 28 The Best Of Bread-Bread-Elektra
 29 Los Cochinos-Cheech & Chong-Ode
 30 Ringo-Ringo Starr-Apple
 31 Houses Of The Holy-Led Zeppelin-Atlantic
 32 Buddah & Chocolate Bar-Cat Stevens-A&M
 33 Laid Back-Greg Allman-Capricorn
 34 What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits-Dobbie Brothers-Warner Brothers
 35 Spectrum-Billy Cochran-Atlantic
 36 Hot Cakes-Carly Simon-Elektra
 37 Under The Influence Of-Love Unlimited-20th Century
 38 Open Your Eyes-Earth,Wind & Fire-Columbia
 39 The Joker-Steve Miller Band-Capitol
 40 Diamond Girl-Seals & Crofts-Warner Brothers
 41 Pretzel Logic-Steely Dan-ABC
 42 Stone Gon'-Barry White-20th Century
 43 The Captain And Me-Doobie Brothers-Warner Brothers
 44 Shinin' On-Grand Funk Railroad-Capitol
 45 Bridge Of Sighs-Robin Trower-Chrysalis
 46 Let's Get It On-Marvin Gaye-Tamla
 47 War Live-War-United Artists
 48 On The Border-Eagles-Asylum
 49 Lynyrd Skynyrd-Lynyrd Skynyrd-MCA
 50 The Way We Were-Barbra Streisand-Columbia
 51 Love Is The Message-MFSB-Philadelphia International
 52 Unborn Child-Seals & Crofts-Warner Brothers
 53 Mighty Love-Spinners-Atlantic
 54 Quadrophenia-Who-MCA
 55 Bachman Turner Overdrive-Bachman Turner Overdrive-Mercury
 56 Piano Man-Billy Joel-Columbia
 57 Love Song For Jeffrey-Helen Reddy-Capitol
 58 Skin Tight-Ohio Players-Mercury
 59 Chicago VII-Chicago-Columbia
 60 Apostrophe-Frank Zappa-Discreet
 61 Don't Cry Now-Linda Ronstadt-Asylum
 62 Back To Oakland-Tower Of Power-Warner Brothers
 63 Brothers And Sisters-Allman Brothers-Capricorn
 64 On Stage-Loggins & Messina-Columbia
 65 Caribou-Elton John-MCA
 66 Second Helping-Lynyrd Skynyrd-MCA
 67 Don't Shoot Me I'm Only The Piano Player-Elton John-MCA
 68 Head To The Sky-Earth,Wind And Fire-Columbia
 69 Diana & Marvin-Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye-Motown
 70 1967-1970 Beatles-Beatles-Apple 
 71 Burn-Deep Purple-Warner Brothers
 72 Over-Nite Sensation-The Mothers-Discreet
 73 Love Song-Anne Murray-Capitol
 74 For Everyman-Jackson Browne-Asylum
 75 Planet Waves-Bob Dylan-Columbia
 76 Jonathan Livingston Seagull-Neil Diamond-Columbia
 77 Body Heat-Quincy Jones-A&M
 78 Sabbath Bloody Sabbath-Black Sabbath-Warner Brothers
 79 Rockin' Roll Baby-Stylistics-Avco
 80 Payback-James Brown-Polydor
 81 All-American Boy-Rick Derringer-Blue Sky
 82 Moontan-Golden Earring-MCA
 83 If You Love Me Let Me Know-Olivia Newton John-MCA
 84 Goats Head Soup-Rolling Stones-Rolling Stones
 85 Tales From Topographic Oceans-Yes-Atlantic
 86 Euphrates River-Main Ingrediant-RCA
 87 Bette Midler-Bette Midler-Atlantic
 88 461 Ocean Blvd.-Eric Clapton-RSO
 89 Light Shine-Jessie Collin Young-Warner Brothers
 90 Back Home Again-John Denver-RCA
 91 Killing Me Softly-Roberta Flack-Atlantic
 92 Very Special Love Song-Charlie Rich-Epic
 93 Journey To The Center Of The Earth-Rick Wakeman-A&M
 94 Rhapsody In White-Love Unlimited Orchestra-20th Century
 95 1962-1966 Beatles-Beatles-Apple 
 96 Claudine Soundtrack-Gladys Knight & The Pips-Buddah
 97 Long Hard Climb-Helen Reddy-Capitol
#98 Let's Put It All Together-Stylistics-Avco
#98 New Ragtime Follies-Tony Orlando & Dawn-Bell
100 Livin' For You-Al Green-Hi

*As published in the December 28th,1974 issue of Billboard Magazine.
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