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The Best Progressive Rock Albums of the 1970s

1. Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon

Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon
March 1, 1973
Critic Score
100
5 reviews

2. Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here

Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
September 12, 1975
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

3. Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells

Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells
May 25, 1973
Critic Score
100
1 review

4. Robert Wyatt - Rock Bottom

Robert Wyatt - Rock Bottom
July 26, 1974
Critic Score
95
4 reviews

5. Yes - Close to the Edge

Yes - Close to the Edge
September 13, 1972
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

6. Aphrodite's Child - 666

Aphrodite's Child - 666
June 1, 1972
Critic Score
95
2 reviews

7. Yes - Fragile

Yes - Fragile
November 26, 1971
Critic Score
94
2 reviews

8. King Crimson - Red

King Crimson - Red
October 6, 1974
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

9. Pink Floyd - Live At Pompeii

Pink Floyd - Live At Pompeii
September 1, 1972
Critic Score
90
1 review

10. Gentle Giant - Octopus

Gentle Giant - Octopus
November 16, 1972
Critic Score
90
1 review

11. Caravan - In the Land of Grey and Pink

Caravan - In the Land of Grey and Pink
April 8, 1971
Critic Score
90
1 review

12. Jethro Tull - Thick as a Brick

Jethro Tull - Thick as a Brick
March 10, 1972
Critic Score
90
1 review

13. Rush - 2112

Rush - 2112
April 1, 1976
Critic Score
90
1 review

14. Gentle Giant - In a Glass House

Gentle Giant - In a Glass House
September 14, 1973
Critic Score
90
1 review

15. Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Brain Salad Surgery

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Brain Salad Surgery
November 19, 1973
Critic Score
90
1 review

17. King Crimson - Lizard

King Crimson - Lizard
December 11, 1970
Critic Score
90
1 review

18. The Alan Parsons Project - I Robot

The Alan Parsons Project - I Robot
July 1, 1977
Critic Score
90
1 review

19. Gong - You

Gong - You
October 1, 1974
Critic Score
90
1 review

20. Premiata Forneria Marconi - Per Un Amico

Premiata Forneria Marconi - Per Un Amico
November 0, 1972
Critic Score
90
1 review

21. Gentle Giant - Three Friends

Gentle Giant - Three Friends
April 14, 1972
Critic Score
90
1 review

22. Van Der Graaf Generator - The Quiet Zone/The Pleasure Dome

Van Der Graaf Generator - The Quiet Zone/The Pleasure Dome
September 2, 1977
Critic Score
90
1 review

23. Traffic - The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys

Traffic - The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys
November 10, 1971
Critic Score
90
1 review

25. King Crimson - Larks' Tongues in Aspic

King Crimson - Larks' Tongues in Aspic
March 23, 1973
Critic Score
90
1 review
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