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The Best Rock Albums of 1972

1. The Allman Brothers Band - Eat a Peach

The Allman Brothers Band - Eat a Peach
February 12, 1972
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

2. Elton John - Honky Château

Elton John - Honky Château
May 19, 1972
Critic Score
100
2 reviews

3. Genesis - Foxtrot

Genesis - Foxtrot
October 6, 1972
Critic Score
100
1 review

4. Deep Purple - Machine Head

Deep Purple - Machine Head
March 25, 1972
Critic Score
100
1 review

5. Little Feat - Sailin' Shoes

Little Feat - Sailin' Shoes
May 1, 1972
Critic Score
100
1 review

7. Can - Ege Bamyasi

Can - Ege Bamyasi
November 1, 1972
Critic Score
99
2 reviews

9. Todd Rundgren - Something/Anything?

Todd Rundgren - Something/Anything?
February 1, 1972
Critic Score
97
3 reviews

10. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St.

The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St.
May 12, 1972
Critic Score
95
4 reviews

11. Aphrodite's Child - 666

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

12. Yes - Close to the Edge

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

13. Big Star - #1 Record

Big Star - #1 Record
April 1, 1972
Critic Score
94
3 reviews

14. Faust - So Far

Faust - So Far
July 1, 1972
Critic Score
93
2 reviews

15. Paul Simon - Paul Simon

Paul Simon - Paul Simon
January 24, 1972
Critic Score
93
4 reviews

16. Lal & Mike Waterson - Bright Phoebus

Lal & Mike Waterson - Bright Phoebus
September 0, 1972
Critic Score
92
3 reviews

17. Grateful Dead - Europe '72

Grateful Dead - Europe '72
November 5, 1972
Critic Score
91
2 reviews

18. Rod Stewart - Never a Dull Moment

Rod Stewart - Never a Dull Moment
July 21, 1972
Critic Score
90
2 reviews

19. Gentle Giant - Octopus

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

20. Van Morrison - Saint Dominic's Preview

Van Morrison - Saint Dominic's Preview
July 1, 1972
Critic Score
90
1 review

21. Joe Walsh - Barnstorm

Joe Walsh - Barnstorm
October 1, 1972
Critic Score
90
1 review

22. Uriah Heep - Demons and Wizards

Uriah Heep - Demons and Wizards
May 19, 1972
Critic Score
90
1 review

23. Premiata Forneria Marconi - Per Un Amico

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

24. Pink Floyd - Live At Pompeii

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

25. Deep Purple - Made In Japan

Deep Purple - Made In Japan
December 1, 1972
Critic Score
90
1 review
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