Paste's 20 Best Albums of 1972

Paste's 20 Best Albums of 1972

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20.

Joni Mitchell - For the Roses
November 0, 1972
Critic Score
87
3 reviews

19.

The Band - Rock of Ages
August 15, 1972

18.

Can - Ege Bamyasi
November 1, 1972
Critic Score
95
4 reviews

17.

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

16.

Aretha Franklin - Young, Gifted and Black
January 24, 1972
Critic Score
80
2 reviews

15.

Roxy Music - Roxy Music
June 16, 1972
Critic Score
83
3 reviews

14.

Randy Newman - Sail Away
May 1, 1972
Critic Score
93
3 reviews

13.

Steely Dan - Can't Buy a Thrill
November 1, 1972
Critic Score
85
3 reviews

12.

Bill Withers - Still Bill
May 1, 1972
Critic Score
93
3 reviews

11.

Townes Van Zandt - The Late Great Townes Van Zandt
January 1, 1972
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

10.

Stevie Wonder - Talking Book
October 28, 1972
Critic Score
100
4 reviews

8.

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

7.

Al Green - Let's Stay Together
January 31, 1972
Critic Score
97
4 reviews

6.

Big Star - #1 Record
August 0, 1972
Critic Score
90
4 reviews

5.

Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
July 1, 1972
Critic Score
97
3 reviews

4.

Nick Drake - Pink Moon
February 25, 1972
Critic Score
95
6 reviews

3.

Lou Reed - Transformer
November 8, 1972
Critic Score
85
4 reviews

2.

Neil Young - Harvest
February 1, 1972
Critic Score
85
2 reviews

1.

The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St.
May 12, 1972
Critic Score
96
5 reviews
Original Source: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/best-albums-of-1972/
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