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Poll: What Was the Best Guitar Album of 1972?

Earlier this week, we posted a story about 50 great -- in some cases, classic -- albums from 1972, albums that are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year.

After noticing that the list included contributions from some serious guitar players, including Ritchie Blackmore, Tony Iommi, Rory Gallagher, David Gilmour, Billy Gibbons, Jeff Beck, Jimi Hendrix, Steve Howe and Buddy Guy, we thought we'd ask you to choose the best GUITAR album of the bunch.

This would mean, of course, the album that has the most to teach you as a player, the one that broke the most ground in its day, the one that's arguably the most "important," if you will.

Note that, although some of the albums on our 1972 list aren't very guitar-centric (Elton John's Honky Château, for instance), we thought we'd include all 50 choices in the poll, just so the list is complete.

So please take the poll below and let your voice be heard!

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Damian Fanelli
Damian Fanelli

Damian is Editor-in-Chief of Guitar World magazine. In past lives, he was GW’s managing editor and online managing editor, and his non-Pulitzer-Prize-winning stories have appeared in Guitar Aficionado, Vintage Guitar, Total Guitar and countless other publications, including 13.7 metric tons of daily newspapers. He's written liner notes for major-label releases, including Stevie Ray Vaughan's 'The Complete Epic Recordings Collection' (Sony Legacy) and has interviewed everyone from Yngwie Malmsteen to Kevin Bacon (with a few memorable Eric Clapton and Ty Tabor chats thrown into the mix). Damian, a former member of Brooklyn's The Gas House Gorillas, was the sole guitarist in Mister Neutron, a trio that toured the U.S. and released three albums (one of which appears in the 2015 Disney film 'Tomorrowland' starring George Clooney and Britt Robertson). He's in two NYC-area bands and plays Teles with four-way switches, B-benders and semi-snazzy aftermarket pickups. He quotes Terry-Thomas twice daily.