1973 Rock Album Releases

1973
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Mar 1
Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon
Pink Floyd
The Dark Side of the Moon
100
critic score
(4)
91
user score
(1075)
Apr 13
David Bowie - Aladdin Sane
David Bowie
Aladdin Sane
93
critic score
(4)
87
user score
(323)
Mar 28
Led Zeppelin - Houses of the Holy
Led Zeppelin
Houses of the Holy
97
critic score
(5)
87
user score
(261)
Feb 7
The Stooges - Raw Power
The Stooges
Raw Power
99
critic score
(6)
89
user score
(190)
Aug 1
Can - Future Days
Can
Future Days
94
critic score
(2)
88
user score
(114)
Jul 13
Queen - Queen
Queen
Queen
61
critic score
(4)
67
user score
(91)
Oct 19
The Who - Quadrophenia
The Who
Quadrophenia
83
critic score
(3)
86
user score
(87)
Oct 12
Genesis - Selling England by the Pound
Genesis
Selling England by the Pound
100
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(86)
Jul 1
Lou Reed - Berlin
Lou Reed
Berlin
81
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(82)
Dec 1
Black Sabbath - Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
Black Sabbath
Sabbath Bloody Sabbath
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(82)
Mar 23
King Crimson - Larks' Tongues in Aspic
King Crimson
Larks' Tongues in Aspic
90
critic score
(1)
84
user score
(75)
Oct 5
Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Elton John
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
91
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(71)
Mar 24
Roxy Music - For Your Pleasure
Roxy Music
For Your Pleasure
97
critic score
(3)
86
user score
(69)
Feb 1
The Velvet Underground - Squeeze
The Velvet Underground
Squeeze
25
critic score
(2)
33
user score
(63)
Sep 11
Bruce Springsteen - The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle
Bruce Springsteen
The Wild, the Innocent & the E Street Shuffle
84
critic score
(4)
86
user score
(55)
Dec 5
Paul McCartney & Wings - Band on the Run
Paul McCartney & Wings
Band on the Run
90
critic score
(2)
87
user score
(49)
Jan 5
Bruce Springsteen - Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.
Bruce Springsteen
Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.
82
critic score
(3)
83
user score
(47)
Jul 27
New York Dolls - New York Dolls
New York Dolls
New York Dolls
90
critic score
(2)
85
user score
(47)
Oct 19
David Bowie - Pin Ups
David Bowie
Pin Ups
53
critic score
(3)
64
user score
(47)
May 25
Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells
Mike Oldfield
Tubular Bells
100
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(46)
Mar 1
John Cale - Paris 1919
John Cale
Paris 1919
92
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(45)
Sep 21
Faust - Faust IV
Faust
Faust IV
92
critic score
(2)
88
user score
(43)
Aug 31
The Rolling Stones - Goats Head Soup
The Rolling Stones
Goats Head Soup
65
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(42)
Aug 13
Lynyrd Skynyrd - (Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd)
Lynyrd Skynyrd
(Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd)
100
critic score
(1)
81
user score
(35)
Nov 1
Roxy Music - Stranded
Roxy Music
Stranded
91
critic score
(3)
82
user score
(31)
Jan 5
Aerosmith - Aerosmith
Aerosmith
Aerosmith
75
critic score
(2)
71
user score
(28)
Oct 29
John Lennon - Mind Games
John Lennon
Mind Games
80
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(26)
Jan 8
The Beach Boys - Holland
The Beach Boys
Holland
55
critic score
(3)
70
user score
(24)
Nov 19
Bob Dylan - Dylan
Bob Dylan
Dylan
16
critic score
(3)
35
user score
(23)
Mar 2
Todd Rundgren - A Wizard, a True Star
Todd Rundgren
A Wizard, a True Star
83
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(22)
Apr 15
Neu! - Neu! 2
Neu!
Neu! 2
72
critic score
(3)
80
user score
(22)
Dec 14
Yes - Tales from Topographic Oceans
Yes
Tales from Topographic Oceans
46
critic score
(2)
68
user score
(22)
Feb 1
Pescado Rabioso - Artaud
Pescado Rabioso
Artaud
94
user score
(21)
Oct 1
Kraftwerk - Ralf und Florian
Kraftwerk
Ralf und Florian
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(20)
Jul 26
ZZ Top - Tres Hombres
ZZ Top
Tres Hombres
90
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(19)
Jul 1
Steely Dan - Countdown to Ecstasy
Steely Dan
Countdown to Ecstasy
100
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(17)
Sep 7
The Mothers of Invention - Over-Nite Sensation
The Mothers of Invention
Over-Nite Sensation
75
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(17)
Nov 19
Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Brain Salad Surgery
Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Brain Salad Surgery
90
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(17)
Jan 26
Elton John - Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player
Elton John
Don't Shoot Me I'm Only the Piano Player
60
critic score
(2)
78
user score
(16)
Mar 26
ABBA - Ring Ring
ABBA
Ring Ring
50
critic score
(1)
57
user score
(15)
Apr 17
Eagles - Desperado
Eagles
Desperado
70
critic score
(2)
61
user score
(15)
Nov 9
Billy Joel - Piano Man
Billy Joel
Piano Man
65
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(15)
May 30
George Harrison - Living in the Material World
George Harrison
Living in the Material World
70
critic score
(3)
79
user score
(13)
Dec 1
Alain Goraguer - La Planete Sauvage
Alain Goraguer
La Planete Sauvage
60
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(13)
Feb 25
Alice Cooper - Billion Dollar Babies
Alice Cooper
Billion Dollar Babies
70
critic score
(2)
72
user score
(12)
Aug 1
The Allman Brothers Band - Brothers and Sisters
The Allman Brothers Band
Brothers and Sisters
80
critic score
(1)
83
user score
(12)
May 19
Faust - The Faust Tapes
Faust
The Faust Tapes
80
critic score
(1)
72
user score
(10)
Jan 28
T. Rex - Tanx
T. Rex
Tanx
87
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(9)
Feb 11
Blue Öyster Cult - Tyranny and Mutation
Blue Öyster Cult
Tyranny and Mutation
90
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(9)
Mar 2
The Doobie Brothers - The Captain and Me
The Doobie Brothers
The Captain and Me
90
critic score
(1)
76
user score
(9)
Mar 29
Mahavishnu Orchestra - Birds of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra
Birds of Fire
100
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(9)
Jan 13
Deep Purple - Who Do We Think We Are
Deep Purple
Who Do We Think We Are
40
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(8)
May 23
Gong - Flying Teapot - Radio Gnome Invisible, Pt. 1
Gong
Flying Teapot - Radio Gnome Invisible, Pt. 1
80
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(8)
Oct 15
Neil Young - Time Fades Away
Neil Young
Time Fades Away
86
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(8)
Oct 15
Grateful Dead - Wake of the Flood
Grateful Dead
Wake of the Flood
86
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(8)
Jan 8
Yoko Ono - Approximately Infinite Universe
Yoko Ono
Approximately Infinite Universe
61
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(7)
Apr 2
The Beatles - 1967-1970
The Beatles
1967-1970
90
critic score
(2)
94
user score
(7)
May 4
Paul McCartney & Wings - Red Rose Speedway
Paul McCartney & Wings
Red Rose Speedway
80
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(7)
Sep 14
Gentle Giant - In a Glass House
Gentle Giant
In a Glass House
90
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(7)
Oct 1
Billy Cobham - Spectrum
Billy Cobham
Spectrum
100
critic score
(1)
78
user score
(7)
Dec 14
Electric Light Orchestra - On the Third Day
Electric Light Orchestra
On the Third Day
70
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(7)
1973
Area - Arbeit Macht Frei
Area
Arbeit Macht Frei
90
critic score
(1)
85
user score
(6)
Jan 1
Electric Light Orchestra - ELO 2
Electric Light Orchestra
ELO 2
50
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(6)
Mar 1
Fleetwood Mac - Penguin
Fleetwood Mac
Penguin
45
critic score
(2)
58
user score
(6)
Apr 1
Faces - Ooh La La
Faces
Ooh La La
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(6)
Nov 2
Ringo Starr - Ringo
Ringo Starr
Ringo
90
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(6)
Jan 1
Gram Parsons - GP
Gram Parsons
GP
100
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(5)
Feb 1
Camel - Camel
Camel
Camel
40
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(5)
Mar
Tangerine Dream - Atem
Tangerine Dream
Atem
60
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(5)
Apr 2
The Beatles - 1962-1966
The Beatles
1962-1966
95
critic score
(2)
95
user score
(5)
Oct 15
Fleetwood Mac - Mystery to Me
Fleetwood Mac
Mystery to Me
60
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(5)
Nov 16
The Kinks - Preservation Act 1
The Kinks
Preservation Act 1
74
critic score
(2)
77
user score
(5)
Jan 1
Agitation Free - 2nd
Agitation Free
2nd
90
critic score
(1)
79
user score
(4)
Feb 2
Traffic - Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory
Traffic
Shoot Out at the Fantasy Factory
60
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(4)
Jul 6
Jethro Tull - A Passion Play
Jethro Tull
A Passion Play
60
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(4)
Jul 20
Mott The Hoople - Mott
Mott The Hoople
Mott
87
critic score
(2)
76
user score
(4)
Jul 20
Carlos Santana & John McLaughlin - Love Devotion Surrender
Carlos Santana & John McLaughlin
Love Devotion Surrender
90
critic score
(1)
80
user score
(4)
Oct 1
Jackson Browne - For Everyman
Jackson Browne
For Everyman
85
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(4)
Nov 3
Daryl Hall & John Oates - Abandoned Luncheonette
Daryl Hall & John Oates
Abandoned Luncheonette
80
critic score
(2)
81
user score
(4)
Dec 7
Gong - Angel's Egg
Gong
Angel's Egg
80
critic score
(1)
77
user score
(4)
Jan 1
Bee Gees - Life in a Tin Can
Bee Gees
Life in a Tin Can
35
critic score
(2)
60
user score
(3)
Jan 1
Return To Forever - Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy
Return To Forever
Hymn of the Seventh Galaxy
90
critic score
(1)
87
user score
(3)
Jan 25
Little Feat - Dixie Chicken
Little Feat
Dixie Chicken
100
critic score
(1)
59
user score
(3)
Jun 1
Budgie - Never Turn Your Back on a Friend
Budgie
Never Turn Your Back on a Friend
90
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(3)
1973
Far Out - Nihonjin
Far Out
Nihonjin
70
user score
(2)
Jun 15
Jobriath - Jobriath
Jobriath
Jobriath
80
user score
(2)
Sep 21
Thin Lizzy - Vagabonds of the Western World
Thin Lizzy
Vagabonds of the Western World
70
critic score
(2)
82
user score
(2)
Oct
Steve Miller Band - The Joker
Steve Miller Band
The Joker
60
critic score
(1)
68
user score
(2)
Nov 20
Alice Cooper - Muscle of Love
Alice Cooper
Muscle of Love
45
critic score
(2)
66
user score
(2)
1973
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso - Io Sono Nato Libero
Banco del Mutuo Soccorso
Io Sono Nato Libero
80
critic score
(1)
75
user score
(1)
1973
Carmen - Fandangos in Space
Carmen
Fandangos in Space
90
critic score
(1)
67
user score
(1)
May 1
Nazareth - Razamanaz
Nazareth
Razamanaz
80
critic score
(1)
44
user score
(1)
Nov 23
Yoko Ono - Feeling the Space
Yoko Ono
Feeling the Space
55
critic score
(2)
70
user score
(1)
Sep 28
Status Quo - Hello!
Status Quo
Hello!
80
critic score
(1)
Oct
Renaissance - Ashes Are Burning
Renaissance
Ashes Are Burning
80
critic score
(1)
Nov 1
Nazareth - Loud 'n' Proud
Nazareth
Loud 'n' Proud
80
critic score
(1)

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