Top Albums of 1975

RankAll Time
ArtistAlbumGenresBuy from
1 17 Bruce Springsteen Born to Run Heartland Rock
2 20 Patti Smith Horses Proto-Punk, Singer/Songwriter
3 22 Bob Dylan Blood on the Tracks Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
4 106 Led Zeppelin Physical Graffiti Hard Rock
5 123 Queen A Night at the Opera Art Rock, Hard Rock
6 185 Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here Art Rock, Progressive Rock
7 195 Neil Young Tonight's the Night Country Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
8 259 Eno Another Green World Art Rock
9 286 Parliament Mothership Connection P-Funk
10 371 Bob Marley and The Wailers Live! Roots Reggae
11 372 Aerosmith Toys in the Attic Hard Rock
12 418 Bob Dylan and The Band The Basement Tapes Folk Rock, Roots Rock
13 550 Willie Nelson Red Headed Stranger Outlaw Country
14 553 Burning Spear Marcus Garvey Roots Reggae
15 560 Joni Mitchell The Hissing of Summer Lawns Jazz Pop, Singer/Songwriter
16 599 Keith Jarrett The Köln Concert ECM Style Jazz
17 647 Kiss Alive! Hard Rock
18 781 David Bowie Young Americans Blue Eyed Soul, Pop Rock, Soul
19 826 Roxy Music Siren Art Rock, Glam Rock, Pop Rock
20 935 Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac Pop Rock
21 962 Dr. Feelgood Down by the Jetty British Blues, Pub Rock
22 1052 Neu! Neu! 75 Krautrock
23 1101 Neil Young Zuma Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
24 1105 Kraftwerk Radio-Aktivität/Radio-Activity Progressive Electronic
25 1153 Paul Simon Still Crazy After All These Years Singer/Songwriter
26 1181 Steely Dan Katy Lied Pop Rock
27 1274 Kate and Anna McGarrigle Kate and Anna McGarrigle Folk Rock
28 1284 Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares Le Mystère des Voix Bulgares Bulgarian Folk Music
29 1320 Jeff Beck Blow by Blow Blues Rock, Jazz-Rock
30 1550 Eno Discreet Music Ambient, Modern Classical
31 1561 Elton John Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy Pop Rock
32 1644 Clifton Chenier Bogalusa Boogie Zydeco
33 1660 Lou Reed Coney Island Baby Art Rock, Pop Rock, Singer/Songwriter
34 1829 Curtis Mayfield There's No Place Like America Today Funk, Soul
35 1893 Earth, Wind & Fire That's the Way of the World Funk, Soul
36 1997 Emmylou Harris Pieces of the Sky Country
37 2041 Dion Born to Be with You Baroque Pop, Pop Rock
38 2093 The Dictators Go Girl Crazy! Hard Rock, Proto-Punk
39 2130 Guy Clark Old No. 1 Outlaw Country, Singer/Songwriter
40 2173 Rod Stewart Atlantic Crossing Pop Rock
41 2177 Dr. Feelgood Malpractice British Blues, Pub Rock     
42 2334 The Who The Who by Numbers Hard Rock
43 2430 Allen Toussaint Southern Nights New Orleans R&B, Southern Soul
44 2459 Emmylou Harris Elite Hotel Country Rock, Progressive Country
45 2573 Tony Bennett and Bill Evans The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album Standards, Vocal Jazz
46 2584 Gavin Bryars The Sinking of the Titanic Minimalism     
47 2689 Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes Wake Up Everybody Philly Soul
48 2736 Mahmoud Ahmed Eré Méla Méla/Ethiopiques 7 Ethio-Jazz, Tizita     
49 2751 John Cale Slow Dazzle Art Rock, Singer/Songwriter
50 2760 Tangerine Dream Rubycon Ambient, Berlin School     
51 2804 Cecil Taylor Silent Tongues Free Jazz
52 2828 Wayne Shorter Native Dancer Jazz Fusion
53 2838 Nils Lofgren Nils Lofgren Rock
54 2845 Spinners Pick of the Litter Philly Soul
55 2859 John Lennon Rock'n'Roll Rock & Roll
56 2882 Van der Graaf Generator Godbluff Progressive Rock
57 2908 Al Green Al Green Is Love Smooth Soul, Southern Soul
58 2935 Eagles One of These Nights Country Rock
59 2979 John Fogerty John Fogerty Boogie Rock, Rock & Roll, Roots Rock

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