Billboard #1 Jazz Albums of 1973

In 1973, Billboard published a Jazz Album list sporadically for the first three months of the year with 25 albums ranked. Beginning in April, a list of 40 albums was published every two weeks. Here’s a chart of the #1 jazz albums of 1973:

Week Ending Album Artist(s)
January 13 Chicago V Chicago
January 27
February 24 Strange Fruit Billie Holiday
March 24 Prelude Deodato
April 7
April 21
May 5
May 19 The 2nd Crusade The Crusaders
June 2
June 16
June 30 Black Byrd Donald Byrd
July 14
July 28
August 11 You’ve Got it Bad Girl Quincy Jones
August 25
September 8 Black Byrd Donald Byrd
September 22 Soul Box Grover Washington, Jr.
October 6 2 Deodato
October 20
November 3 Black Byrd Donald Byrd
November 17
December 1
December 15 Spectrum Billy Cobham
December 29

#1 Jazz Albums:
1970 · 1971 · 1972 · 1973 · 1974 · 1975 · 1976 · 1977 · 1978 · 1979
1980 · 1981 · 1982 · 1983 · 1984 · 1985 · 1986 · 1987 · 1988 · 1989

#1 Contemporary Jazz Albums:
1987 · 1988 · 1989

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