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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 | 3722 ratings
QWR = 4.6220
Close To The Edge
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
2
4.63 | 3443 ratings
QWR = 4.5964
Selling England By The Pound
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.63 | 2725 ratings
QWR = 4.5896
Thick As A Brick
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1972
Shop
4
4.62 | 3403 ratings
QWR = 4.5882
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1975
Shop
5
4.61 | 3464 ratings
QWR = 4.5767
In The Court Of The Crimson King
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
6
4.60 | 2983 ratings
QWR = 4.5672
Foxtrot
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
7
4.60 | 3587 ratings
QWR = 4.5652
Dark Side Of The Moon
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1973
Shop
8
4.53 | 2725 ratings
QWR = 4.4898
Red
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
9
4.49 | 1628 ratings
QWR = 4.4312
Godbluff
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
10
4.44 | 2905 ratings
QWR = 4.4104
Fragile
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
11
4.42 | 2596 ratings
QWR = 4.3803
Nursery Cryme
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
12
4.41 | 2311 ratings
QWR = 4.3714
Larks' Tongues In Aspic
King Crimson
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
13
4.42 | 1739 ratings
QWR = 4.3650
Pawn Hearts
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
4.39 | 2145 ratings
QWR = 4.3518
Mirage
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
15
4.42 | 1339 ratings
QWR = 4.3493
Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
16
4.36 | 2505 ratings
QWR = 4.3251
Relayer
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
17
4.36 | 1340 ratings
QWR = 4.2985
In A Glass House
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
18
4.33 | 2110 ratings
QWR = 4.2956
Aqualung
Jethro Tull
Prog Folk
Studio, 1971
Shop
19
4.38 | 896 ratings
QWR = 4.2892
Darwin!
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
20
4.36 | 1059 ratings
QWR = 4.2871
Storia Di Un Minuto
Premiata Forneria Marconi (PFM)
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
21
4.36 | 1052 ratings
QWR = 4.2829
Si On Avait Besoin D'Une Cinquime Saison
Harmonium
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
22
4.38 | 830 ratings
QWR = 4.2821
Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
23
4.31 | 2555 ratings
QWR = 4.2781
Meddle
Pink Floyd
Psychedelic/Space Rock
Studio, 1971
Shop
24
4.33 | 1283 ratings
QWR = 4.2638
Crime Of The Century
Supertramp
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
25
4.32 | 1279 ratings
QWR = 4.2582
Hot Rats
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
26
4.33 | 1043 ratings
QWR = 4.2571
Birds Of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1973
Shop
27
4.29 | 2340 ratings
QWR = 4.2550
The Yes Album
Yes
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
28
4.29 | 2428 ratings
QWR = 4.2547
The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway
Genesis
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
29
4.31 | 1318 ratings
QWR = 4.2502
H To He, Who Am The Only One
Van Der Graaf Generator
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
30
4.29 | 1880 ratings
QWR = 4.2452
The Snow Goose
Camel
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
31
4.32 | 1042 ratings
QWR = 4.2433
Ommadawn
Mike Oldfield
Crossover Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
32
4.28 | 1540 ratings
QWR = 4.2308
Octopus
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
33
4.29 | 1243 ratings
QWR = 4.2275
The Power And The Glory
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
34
4.34 | 680 ratings
QWR = 4.2262
The Silent Corner And The Empty Stage
Peter Hammill
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
35
4.30 | 954 ratings
QWR = 4.2226
Scheherazade And Other Stories
Renaissance
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
36
4.28 | 1196 ratings
QWR = 4.2192
Free Hand
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
37
4.32 | 755 ratings
QWR = 4.2189
The Grand Wazoo
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
38
4.32 | 750 ratings
QWR = 4.2183
Mkank Dstruktẁ Kmmandh
Magma
Zeuhl
Studio, 1973
Shop
39
4.27 | 1381 ratings
QWR = 4.2173
In The Land Of Grey And Pink
Caravan
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1971
Shop
40
4.31 | 730 ratings
QWR = 4.2117
One Size Fits All
Frank Zappa
RIO/Avant-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
41
4.31 | 684 ratings
QWR = 4.2024
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Banco Del Mutuo Soccorso
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1972
Shop
42
4.24 | 1690 ratings
QWR = 4.1987
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Emerson Lake & Palmer
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
43
4.33 | 551 ratings
QWR = 4.1957
In a Silent Way
Miles Davis
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1969
Shop
44
4.30 | 670 ratings
QWR = 4.1903
Rock Bottom
Robert Wyatt
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop
45
4.24 | 1200 ratings
QWR = 4.1839
Acquiring the Taste
Gentle Giant
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
46
4.29 | 666 ratings
QWR = 4.1816
Zarathustra
Museo Rosenbach
Rock Progressivo Italiano
Studio, 1973
Shop
47
4.25 | 769 ratings
QWR = 4.1629
The Inner Mounting Flame
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Jazz Rock/Fusion
Studio, 1971
Shop
48
4.25 | 829 ratings
QWR = 4.1620
Hamburger Concerto
Focus
Symphonic Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
49
4.22 | 1105 ratings
QWR = 4.1570
Voyage Of The Acolyte
Steve Hackett
Eclectic Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
50
4.24 | 805 ratings
QWR = 4.1555
Radio Gnome Invisible Vol. 3 - You
Gong
Canterbury Scene
Studio, 1974
Shop

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