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             "The 100 Best-Selling Albums of the 70s"
(as of 2004)

1. The Wall - Pink Floyd (23,000,000)
2. IV (Four Symbols) - Led Zeppelin (22,000,000)
3. Rumours - Fleetwood Mac (19,000,000)
4. Boston - Boston (17,000,000)
5. Saturday Night Fever (soundtrack) - Various Artists (15,000,000)
6. Hotel California - The Eagles (15,000,000)
7. Physical Graffiti - Led Zeppelin (15,000,000)
8. Dark Side Of The Moon - Pink Floyd (15,000,000)
9. Bat Out Of Hell - Meatloaf (14,000,000)
10. Houses Of The Holy - Led Zeppelin (11,000,000)
11. Van Halen - Van Halen (10,000,000)
12. The Stranger - Billy Joel (10,000,000)
13. Tapestry - Carole King (10,000,000)
14. Songs In The Key Of Life - Stevie Wonder (9,000,000)
15. Grease (soundtrack) - Various Artists (8,000,000)
16. Toys In The Attic - Aerosmith (8,000,000)
17. Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon and Garfunkel (8,000,000)
18. The Long Run - The Eagles (7,000,000)
19. Off The Wall - Michael Jackson (7,000,000)
20. 52nd Street - Billy Joel (7,000,000)
21. Don't Look Back - Boston (7,000,000)
22. Double Vision - Foreigner (7,000,000)
23. Running On Empty - Jackson Browne (7,000,000)
24. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John (7,000,000)
25. Deja Vu - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (7,000,000)
26. In Through The Out Door - Led Zeppelin (6,000,000)
27. Highway To Hell - AC/DC (6,000,000)
28. The Cars - The Cars (6,000,000)
29. Some Girls - The Rolling Stones (6,000,000)
30. Dirty Deeds Done Cheap - AC/DC (6,000,000)
31. Night Moves - Bob Seger (6,000,000)
32. Frampton Comes Alive - Peter Frampton (6,000,000)
33. Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd (6,000,000)
34. Born To Run - Bruce Springsteen (6,000,000)
35. So Far - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (6,000,000)
36. All Things Must Pass - George Harrison (6,000,000)
37. Led Zeppelin III - Led Zeppelin (6,000,000)
38. Head Games - Foreigner (5,000,000)
39. The Gambler - Kenny Rogers (5,000,000)
40. Stranger In Town - Bob Seger (5,000,000)
41. Stardust - Willie Nelson (5,000,000)
42. Foreigner - Foreigner (5,000,000)
43. Silk Degrees - Boz Scaggs (5,000,000)
44. "Live" Bullet - Bob Seger (5,000,000)
45. Fleetwood Mac - Fleetwood Mac (5,000,000)
46. Bad Company - Bad Company (5,000,000)
47. Aloha From Hawaii Via Satellite - Elvis Presley (5,000,000)
48. Abraxas - Santana (5,000,000)
49. Candy-O - The Cars (4,000,000)
50. Breakfast In America - Supertramp (4,000,000)
51. Blondes Have More Fun - Rod Stewart (4,000,000)
52. News Of The World - Queen (4,000,000)
53. Animals - Pink Floyd (4,000,000)
54. A Star Is Born (soundtrack) - Barbra Streisand and Kris Kristofferson (4,000,000)
55. The Song Remains The Same (soundtrack) - Led Zeppelin (4,000,000)
56. Fly Like An Eagle - Steve Miller Band (4,000,000)
57. Rocks - Aerosmith (4,000,000)
58. One Of These Nights - The Eagles (4,000,000)
59. Behind Closed Doors - Charlie Rich (4,000,000)
60. Harvest - Neil Young (4,000,000)
61. 4 Way Street - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young (4,000,000)
62. Cosmo's Factory - Creedence Clearwater Revival (4,000,000)
63. Paranoid - Black Sabbath (4,000,000)
64. Let It Be - The Beatles (4,000,000)
65. Minute By Minute - The Doobie Brothers (3,000,000)
66. Pieces Of Eight - Styx (3,000,000)
67. Darkness On The Edge Of Town - Bruce Springsteen (3,000,000)
68. All 'N All - Earth, Wind & Fire (3,000,000)
69. Slowhand - Eric Clapton (3,000,000)
70. Foot Loose & Fancy Free - Rod Stewart (3,000,000)
71. Goat's Head Soup - The Rolling Stones (3,000,000)
72. Simple Dreams - Linda Ronstadt (3,000,000)
73. The Grand Illusion - Styx (3,000,000)
74. JT - James Taylor (3,000,000)
75. Book Of Dreams - Steve Miller Band (3,000,000)
76. One More From The Road - Lynyrd Skynyrd (3,000,000)
77. A Night At The Opera - Queen (3,000,000)
78. Gratitude - Earth, Wind & Fire (3,000,000)
79. Captain Fantastic & The Brown Dirt Cowboy - Elton John (3,000,000)
80. Straight Shooter - Bad Company (3,000,000)
81. That's The Way Of The World - Earth, Wind & Fire (3,000,000)
82. An Evening With John Denver - John Denver (3,000,000)
83. Back Home Again - John Denver (3,000,000)
84. Band On The Run - Paul McCartney & Wings (3,000,000)
85. Don't Shoot Me, I'm Only The Piano Player - Elton John (3,000,000)
86. A Song For You - The Carpenters (3,000,000)
87. Teaser And The Firecat - Cat Stevens (3,000,000)
88. Who's Next - The Who (3,000,000)
89. Sticky Fingers - The Rolling Stones (3,000,000)
90. Aqualung - Jethro Tull (3,000,000)
91. Pearl - Janis Joplin (3,000,000)
92. Tea For The Tillerman - Cat Stevens (3,000,000)
93. Sweet Baby James - James Taylor (3,000,000)
94. Desire - Bob Dylan (2,000,000)
95. Red Headed Stranger - Willie Nelson (2,000,000)
96. Blood On The Tracks - Bob Dylan (2,000,000)
97. What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits - The Doobie Brothers (2,000,000)
98. Court And Spark - Joni Mitchell (2,000,000)
99. Rocky Mountain High - John Denver (2,000,000)
100. L.A. Woman - The Doors (2,000,000)

- Excerpted from The 100 Best-Selling Albums of the 70s by Hamish Champ.

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