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Progressive Rock Top Albums / all subgenres - 1 - 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967 - all countries


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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.65 | 3746 ratings
QWR = 4.6210
Close To The Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.63 | 3467 ratings
QWR = 4.5950
Selling England By The Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.63 | 2743 ratings
QWR = 4.5894
Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
4
4.62 | 3425 ratings
QWR = 4.5883
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
5
4.61 | 3486 ratings
QWR = 4.5776
In The Court Of The Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
6
4.60 | 3002 ratings
QWR = 4.5667
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
7
4.60 | 3610 ratings
QWR = 4.5657
Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
8
4.53 | 2743 ratings
QWR = 4.4898
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.49 | 1638 ratings
QWR = 4.4293
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
10
4.44 | 2923 ratings
QWR = 4.4094
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
11
4.42 | 2613 ratings
QWR = 4.3804
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.41 | 2325 ratings
QWR = 4.3718
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
13
4.42 | 1747 ratings
QWR = 4.3652
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.39 | 2157 ratings
QWR = 4.3514
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
15
4.41 | 1349 ratings
QWR = 4.3482
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
16
4.36 | 2522 ratings
QWR = 4.3230
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.36 | 1347 ratings
QWR = 4.2985
In A Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
18
4.33 | 2126 ratings
QWR = 4.2955
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
19
4.38 | 904 ratings
QWR = 4.2893
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
20
4.36 | 1067 ratings
QWR = 4.2867
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
21
4.36 | 1058 ratings
QWR = 4.2817
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une Cinquime Saison
Harmonium
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
22
4.38 | 839 ratings
QWR = 4.2816
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
23
4.31 | 2570 ratings
QWR = 4.2799
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
24
4.32 | 1290 ratings
QWR = 4.2620
Crime Of The Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
25
4.32 | 1285 ratings
QWR = 4.2570
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
26
4.29 | 2354 ratings
QWR = 4.2559
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
27
4.29 | 2444 ratings
QWR = 4.2556
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
28
4.33 | 1051 ratings
QWR = 4.2542
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
29
4.31 | 1326 ratings
QWR = 4.2493
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
30
4.29 | 1886 ratings
QWR = 4.2453
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
31
4.32 | 1051 ratings
QWR = 4.2439
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
32
4.28 | 1548 ratings
QWR = 4.2312
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
33
4.29 | 1250 ratings
QWR = 4.2288
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
34
4.34 | 684 ratings
QWR = 4.2244
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
35
4.30 | 959 ratings
QWR = 4.2236
Scheherazade And Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
36
4.28 | 1202 ratings
QWR = 4.2195
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
37
4.32 | 758 ratings
QWR = 4.2174
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
38
4.32 | 755 ratings
QWR = 4.2171
Mkank Dstruktẁ Kmmandh
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
39
4.27 | 1392 ratings
QWR = 4.2165
In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
40
4.31 | 733 ratings
QWR = 4.2108
One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
41
4.31 | 691 ratings
QWR = 4.2025
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
42
4.24 | 1702 ratings
QWR = 4.1989
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
43
4.32 | 556 ratings
QWR = 4.1937
In a Silent Way
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1969
Shop
44
4.30 | 675 ratings
QWR = 4.1889
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
45
4.24 | 1209 ratings
QWR = 4.1838
Acquiring the Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
46
4.29 | 673 ratings
QWR = 4.1808
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
47
4.25 | 833 ratings
QWR = 4.1618
Hamburger Concerto
Focus
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
48
4.25 | 774 ratings
QWR = 4.1612
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop
49
4.22 | 1117 ratings
QWR = 4.1583
Voyage Of The Acolyte
Steve Hackett
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
50
4.24 | 808 ratings
QWR = 4.1570
Radio Gnome Invisible Vol. 3 - You
Gong
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop

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