1972 Rock Album Releases

1972
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Nov 8
Lou Reed - Transformer
Lou Reed
Transformer
84
critic score
(4)
88
user score
(247)
May 12
The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St.
The Rolling Stones
Exile on Main St.
95
critic score
(4)
89
user score
(214)
Nov 1
Can - Ege Bamyasi
Can
Ege Bamyasi
99
critic score
(2)
89
user score
(172)
Feb 14
Neil Young - Harvest
Neil Young
Harvest
88
critic score
(4)
88
user score
(162)
Sep 13
Yes - Close to the Edge
Yes
Close to the Edge
95
critic score
(2)
87
user score
(147)
Jan 1
Neu! - Neu!
Neu!
Neu!
82
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(82)
Jun 2
Pink Floyd - Obscured by Clouds
Pink Floyd
Obscured by Clouds
55
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(69)
Apr 1
Big Star - #1 Record
Big Star
#1 Record
94
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(64)
Oct 6
Genesis - Foxtrot
Genesis
Foxtrot
100
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(57)
Mar 10
Jethro Tull - Thick as a Brick
Jethro Tull
Thick as a Brick
90
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(53)
Jun 16
Roxy Music - Roxy Music
Roxy Music
Roxy Music
83
critic score
(3)
84
user score
(48)
Jul 21
T. Rex - The Slider
T. Rex
The Slider
87
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(48)
Mar 25
Deep Purple - Machine Head
Deep Purple
Machine Head
100
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(47)
Jan 24
Paul Simon - Paul Simon
Paul Simon
Paul Simon
93
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(40)
Nov 1
Steely Dan - Can't Buy a Thrill
Steely Dan
Can't Buy a Thrill
85
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(39)
May 19
Elton John - Honky Château
Elton John
Honky Château
100
critic score
(2)
83
user score
(33)
Nov 16
Gentle Giant - Octopus
Gentle Giant
Octopus
90
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(30)
Feb 1
Todd Rundgren - Something/Anything?
Todd Rundgren
Something/Anything?
97
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(26)
Aug 15
The Doors - Full Circle
The Doors
Full Circle
80
critic score
(1)
64
user score
(23)
Jan 1
Kraftwerk - Kraftwerk 2
Kraftwerk
Kraftwerk 2
80
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(19)
Jun 1
Aphrodite's Child - 666
Aphrodite's Child
666
95
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(18)
Jul 6
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Trilogy
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Trilogy
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(18)
Apr 1
Lou Reed - Lou Reed
Lou Reed
Lou Reed
60
critic score
(1)
66
user score
(16)
May 15
The Beach Boys - Carl and the Passions –
The Beach Boys
Carl and the Passions – "So Tough"
59
critic score
(3)
65
user score
(16)
Jun 1
Eagles - Eagles
Eagles
Eagles
65
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(16)
Jul 1
Faust - So Far
Faust
So Far
93
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(15)
Jan 1
Cluster - Cluster II
Cluster
Cluster II
69
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(14)
Jan 16
Blue Öyster Cult - Blue Öyster Cult
Blue Öyster Cult
Blue Öyster Cult
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(14)
Jun 1
Alice Cooper - School's Out
Alice Cooper
School's Out
75
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(14)
Dec 1
Deep Purple - Made In Japan
Deep Purple
Made In Japan
90
critic score
(1)
86
user score
(14)
Feb 12
The Allman Brothers Band - Eat a Peach
The Allman Brothers Band
Eat a Peach
100
critic score
(2)
88
user score
(13)
Apr 11
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Mardi Gras
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Mardi Gras
45
critic score
(2)
45
user score
(12)
Jun 7
Os Mutantes - Mutantes e Seus Cometas no País do Baurets
Os Mutantes
Mutantes e Seus Cometas no País do Baurets
80
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(12)
Jul 5
Frank Zappa - Waka/Jawaka
Frank Zappa
Waka/Jawaka
75
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(12)
Oct 1
Captain Beefheart - Clear Spot
Captain Beefheart
Clear Spot
80
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(12)
Nov 1
The Mothers of Invention - The Grand Wazoo
The Mothers of Invention
The Grand Wazoo
85
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(12)
Jan 1
Captain Beefheart - The Spotlight Kid
Captain Beefheart
The Spotlight Kid
80
critic score
(1)
74
user score
(9)
Jul 1
Van Morrison - Saint Dominic's Preview
Van Morrison
Saint Dominic's Preview
90
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(9)
Sep 1
Pink Floyd - Live At Pompeii
Pink Floyd
Live At Pompeii
90
critic score
(1)
91
user score
(9)
Sep 8
Mott The Hoople - All the Young Dudes
Mott The Hoople
All the Young Dudes
89
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(9)
Apr 14
Gentle Giant - Three Friends
Gentle Giant
Three Friends
90
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(8)
May 19
Uriah Heep - Demons and Wizards
Uriah Heep
Demons and Wizards
90
critic score
(1)
62
user score
(8)
Sep 1
Bonnie Raitt - Give It Up
Bonnie Raitt
Give It Up
87
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(8)
Nov 5
Grateful Dead - Europe '72
Grateful Dead
Europe '72
91
critic score
(2)
89
user score
(8)
Dec 30
Hawkwind - Space Ritual
Hawkwind
Space Ritual
83
critic score
(3)
76
user score
(8)
Aug 25
The Kinks - Everybody's in Show-Biz
The Kinks
Everybody's in Show-Biz
78
critic score
(3)
81
user score
(7)
Nov 15
America - Homecoming
America
Homecoming
60
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(7)
1972
Amon Düül II - Wolf City
Amon Düül II
Wolf City
80
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(6)
Jun 12
John Lennon & Yoko Ono - Some Time In New York City
John Lennon & Yoko Ono
Some Time In New York City
50
critic score
(1)
54
user score
(6)
Mar 1
Fleetwood Mac - Bare Trees
Fleetwood Mac
Bare Trees
75
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(5)
Oct 11
Santana - Caravanserai
Santana
Caravanserai
85
critic score
(2)
88
user score
(5)
Feb 1
Scorpions - Lonesome Crow
Scorpions
Lonesome Crow
40
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(4)
Mar 3
Gary Glitter - Glitter
Gary Glitter
Glitter
60
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(4)
Mar 26
The Mothers of Invention - Just Another Band From L.A.
The Mothers of Invention
Just Another Band From L.A.
50
critic score
(2)
66
user score
(4)
Apr 4
ZZ Top - Rio Grande Mud
ZZ Top
Rio Grande Mud
70
critic score
(1)
82
user score
(4)
Jul 10
Harry Nilsson - Son of Schmilsson
Harry Nilsson
Son of Schmilsson
75
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(4)
Oct 1
Bee Gees - To Whom It May Concern
Bee Gees
To Whom It May Concern
50
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(4)
Nov
Premiata Forneria Marconi - Per Un Amico
Premiata Forneria Marconi
Per Un Amico
90
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(4)
Nov 1
Babe Ruth - First Base
Babe Ruth
First Base
80
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(4)
1972
Ash Ra Tempel - Schwingungen
Ash Ra Tempel
Schwingungen
90
critic score
(1)
97
user score
(3)
Jan
Annette Peacock - I'm The One
Annette Peacock
I'm The One
80
user score
(3)
Mar 10
Thin Lizzy - Shades of a Blue Orphanage
Thin Lizzy
Shades of a Blue Orphanage
62
critic score
(2)
62
user score
(3)
Jul 20
Jefferson Airplane - Long John Silver
Jefferson Airplane
Long John Silver
70
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(3)
Nov
Bang - Mother / Bow to the King
Bang
Mother / Bow to the King
77
user score
(3)
Nov 1
Ry Cooder - Boomer's Story
Ry Cooder
Boomer's Story
75
critic score
(2)
57
user score
(3)
Nov 17
The Moody Blues - Seventh Sojourn
The Moody Blues
Seventh Sojourn
70
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(3)
1972
Deuter - Aum
Deuter
Aum
40
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(2)
Apr 1
Richard Thompson - Henry the Human Fly
Richard Thompson
Henry the Human Fly
85
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(2)
Jul 21
Rod Stewart - Never a Dull Moment
Rod Stewart
Never a Dull Moment
90
critic score
(2)
84
user score
(2)
Sep
Lal & Mike Waterson - Bright Phoebus
Lal & Mike Waterson
Bright Phoebus
92
critic score
(3)
71
user score
(2)
Mar 8
Breakout - Karate
Breakout
Karate
80
user score
(1)
May 1
Little Feat - Sailin' Shoes
Little Feat
Sailin' Shoes
100
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(1)
Oct 1
Joe Walsh - Barnstorm
Joe Walsh
Barnstorm
90
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(1)
Nov 12
Daryl Hall & John Oates - Whole Oats
Daryl Hall & John Oates
Whole Oats
50
critic score
(2)
57
user score
(1)
Dec 15
Status Quo - Piledriver
Status Quo
Piledriver
80
critic score
(1)
88
user score
(1)
Mar 1
Styx - Styx
Styx
Styx
30
critic score
(2)
Jul
Nazareth - Exercises
Nazareth
Exercises
40
critic score
(1)
Sep
Boz Scaggs - My Time
Boz Scaggs
My Time
70
critic score
(2)

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