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The following lists the top 25 (end of year) charting albums on the Australian Album Charts, for the year of 1974. These were the best charting albums in Australia for 1974. The source for this year is the "Kent Music Report", known from 1987 onwards as the "Australian Music Report".

# Title Artist Highest pos. reached weeks at No. 1
1. "Band on the Run" Paul McCartney & Wings 1 7
2. "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" Elton John 1 3
3. "Hot August Night" Neil Diamond 1 29 (pkd #1 in 1973 & 74)
4. "Caribou" Elton John 1 10
5. "Can the Can" Suzi Quatro 2
6. "Tubular Bells Mike Oldfield 1 4
7. "The Sting" Motion Picture Soundtrack 1 7
8. "Jonathan Livingston Seagull Neil Diamond 1 4
9. "The Dark Side of the Moon" Pink Floyd 2
10. "Journey to the Centre of the Earth" Rick Wakeman 2
11. "Quatro" Suzi Quatro 1 6
12. "Pin Ups" David Bowie 4
13. "Back Home Again" John Denver 2
14. "Serenade" Neil Diamond 1 7
15. "Ringo" Ringo Starr 2
16. "Hard Road" Stevie Wright 2
17. "Goat's Head Soup" The Rolling Stones 1 4
18. "461 Ocean Boulevard" Eric Clapton 2
19. "Slipstream" Sherbet 3
20. "Diamond Dogs" David Bowie 3
21. "My Name Means Horse" Ross Ryan 3
22. "Buddha and the Chocolate Box" Cat Stevens 5
23. "Burn" Deep Purple 7
24. "Bad Company" Bad Company 6
25. "John Denver's Greatest Hits" John Denver 4

These charts are calculated by David Kent of the Kent Music Report and they are based on the number of weeks and position the records reach within the top 100 albums for each week.

source: David Kent's "Australian Chart Book 1970-1992"


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