Top Albums of 1975





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
17
Bruce Springsteen Born to Run Heartland Rock
2
21
Bob Dylan Blood on the Tracks Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
3
24
Patti Smith Horses Proto-Punk, Singer/Songwriter
4
117
Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti Hard Rock
5
138
Queen A Night at the Opera Art Rock, Hard Rock
6
189
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here Art Rock, Progressive Rock
7
196
Neil Young Tonight's the Night Country Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
8
290
Eno Another Green World Art Rock
9
299
Parliament Mothership Connection P-Funk
10
370
Bob Marley and The Wailers Live! Roots Reggae
11
386
Aerosmith Toys in the Attic Hard Rock
12
405
Bob Dylan and The Band The Basement Tapes Folk Rock, Roots Rock
13
558
Joni Mitchell The Hissing of Summer Lawns Jazz Pop, Singer/Songwriter
14
575
Willie Nelson Red Headed Stranger Outlaw Country
15
582
Burning Spear Marcus Garvey Roots Reggae
16
589
Keith Jarrett The Köln Concert ECM Style Jazz
17
652
Kiss Alive! Hard Rock
18
888
Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac Pop Rock
19
898
David Bowie Young Americans Blue Eyed Soul, Pop Rock, Soul
20
922
Roxy Music Siren Art Rock, Glam Rock, Pop Rock
21
1159
Dr. Feelgood Down by the Jetty British Blues, Pub Rock
22
1168
Neu! Neu! 75 Krautrock
23
1195
Paul Simon Still Crazy After All These Years Singer/Songwriter
24
1200
Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares Bulgarian Folk Music
25
1206
Neil Young Zuma Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
26
1224
Kraftwerk Radio-Aktivität/Radio-Activity Progressive Electronic
27
1300
Steely Dan Katy Lied Pop Rock
28
1401
Jeff Beck Blow by Blow Blues Rock, Jazz-Rock
29
1409
Clifton Chenier Bogalusa Boogie Zydeco
30
1478
Eno Discreet Music Ambient, Modern Classical
31
1483
Kate and Anna McGarrigle Kate and Anna McGarrigle Folk Rock
32
1538
Elton John Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy Pop Rock
33
1828
Lou Reed Coney Island Baby Art Rock, Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
34
1965
Earth, Wind & Fire That's the Way of the World Funk, Soul
35
2042
Curtis Mayfield There's No Place Like America Today Funk, Soul
36
2138
Emmylou Harris Pieces of the Sky Country
37
2164
Guy Clark Old No. 1 Outlaw Country, Singer/Songwriter
38
2180
Dion Born to Be with You Baroque Pop, Pop Rock
39
2260
The Dictators Go Girl Crazy! Hard Rock, Proto-Punk
40
2398
Gavin Bryars The Sinking of the Titanic Minimalism
41
2433
Rod Stewart Atlantic Crossing Pop Rock
42
2485
Wayne Shorter feat. Milton Nascimento Native Dancer Jazz Fusion
43
2534
Allen Toussaint Southern Nights New Orleans R&B, Southern Soul
44
2541
Dr. Feelgood Malpractice British Blues, Pub Rock
45
2631
Tony Bennett and Bill Evans The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album Standards, Vocal Jazz
46
2719
Emmylou Harris Elite Hotel Country Rock, Progressive Country
47
2768
Al Green Al Green Is Love Smooth Soul, Southern Soul
48
2793
Spinners Pick of the Litter Philly Soul
49
2801
The Who The Who by Numbers Hard Rock
50
2838
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes Wake Up Everybody Philly Soul
51
2857
Tangerine Dream Rubycon Ambient, Berlin School
52
2870
Mahmoud Ahmed Eré Méla Méla/Ethiopiques 7 Ethio-Jazz, Tizita
53
2875
Alice Cooper Welcome to My Nightmare Glam Rock, Hard Rock
54
2908
Earth, Wind & Fire Gratitude Funk, Soul

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
John Cale Slow Dazzle Art Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Black Sabbath Sabotage Hard Rock, Heavy Metal
Cecil Taylor Silent Tongues Free Jazz
Gilberto Gil / Jorge Ben Ogum Xangô/Gil & Jorge MPB
Nils Lofgren Nils Lofgren Rock
John Lennon Rock'n'Roll Rock & Roll
Joan Baez Diamonds and Rust Folk Pop, Singer/Songwriter
Van der Graaf Generator Godbluff Progressive Rock
Eagles One of These Nights Country Rock
The Gabby Pahinui Hawaiian Band The Gabby Pahinui Hawaiian Band Slack-Key Guitar
Tom Waits Nighthawks at the Diner Piano Blues, Singer/Songwriter
Fela Ransome Kuti & Africa 70 Expensive Shit Afrobeat
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes To Be True Philly Soul, Smooth Soul
John Fogerty John Fogerty Boogie Rock, Rock & Roll, Roots Rock
Miles Davis Agharta Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Funk
Hank Williams, Jr. Hank Williams Jr. & Friends Country, Country Rock
Janis Ian Between the Lines Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
Charles Mingus Changes One Post-Bop
10cc The Original Soundtrack Art Pop, Pop Rock, Progressive Pop
Keith Hudson Flesh of My Skin, Blood of My Blood Roots Reggae
Sisa Qualsevol nit pot sortir el sol Psychedelic Folk, Psychedelic Pop
The Bothy Band The Bothy Band/1975 Irish Folk Music
Triana El Patio Andalusian Rock
Henry Cow In Praise of Learning Rock in Opposition
James Talley Got No Bread, No Milk, No Money, But We Sure Got a Lot of Love Country
Funkadelic Let's Take It to the Stage Funk Rock, P-Funk, Psychedelic Rock
Fela Ransome Kuti & The Africa 70 Confusion Afrobeat
War Why Can't We Be Friends? Funk, Soul
Waylon Jennings Dreaming My Dreams Outlaw Country
Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention One Size Fits All Jazz-Rock, Progressive Rock
Woody Shaw The Moontrane Jazz
Gary Stewart Out of Hand Honky Tonk
Natalie Cole Inseparable Soul
Mike Oldfield Ommadawn New Age, Progressive Rock
Richard and Linda Thompson Pour Down Like Silver Folk Rock
Little Feat The Last Record Album Southern Rock
John Handy & Ali Akbar Khan Karuna Supreme Jazz Fusion
The Marshall Tucker Band Searchin' for a Rainbow Country Rock, Southern Rock
Kenny Burrell Ellington Is Forever, Vol. 1 Jazz
Roy Harper HQ/When an Old Cricketer Leaves the Crease Progressive Folk, Progressive Rock
Duke Ellington The Afro-Eurasian Eclipse: A Suite in Eight Parts Big Band
Smokey Robinson A Quiet Storm Smooth Soul
Bee Gees Main Course Pop Rock
Various Artists The Rocky Horror Picture Show OST Film Soundtrack, Glam Rock, Rock Opera
McCoy Tyner Trident Post-Bop
Nazareth Hair of the Dog Hard Rock
Ras Michael and The Sons of Negus Rastafari Nyahbinghi, Roots Reggae
Linda Ronstadt Prisoner in Disguise West Coast Rock
The Revolutionary Ensemble The People's Republic Free Jazz
Camel The Snow Goose Symphonic Prog
Klaus Schulze Timewind Berlin School