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RankAlbumArtist
1.

OK ComputerUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:2,341 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:134,981
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,547 votes)
Comments: 456 comments
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2.

The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:2,125 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:121,350
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (2,397 votes)
Comments: 285 comments
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3.

RevolverUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,905 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:106,471
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,111 votes)
Comments: 238 comments
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4.

Abbey RoadUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,846 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:102,370
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,054 votes)
Comments: 213 comments
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5.

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,825 charts
Rank in 1967:1Rank Score:98,045
Rank in 1960s3Overall Rank:5
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,105 votes)
Comments: 250 comments
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6.

NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,701 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:77,686
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:6
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,124 votes)
Comments: 220 comments
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7.

Kid AUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2000Appears in:1,642 charts
Rank in 2000:1Rank Score:76,823
Rank in 2000s1Overall Rank:7
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,908 votes)
Comments: 310 comments
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8.

Led Zeppelin IVUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,625 charts
Rank in 1971:1Rank Score:76,328
Rank in 1970s2Overall Rank:8
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,887 votes)
Comments: 144 comments
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9.

FuneralCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2004Appears in:1,571 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:75,048
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,723 votes)
Comments: 209 comments
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10.

The Velvet Underground And NicoUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,534 charts
Rank in 1967:2Rank Score:74,501
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,574 votes)
Comments: 172 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 186 2%
1960s 626 6%
1970s 1516 15%
1980s 1547 15%
1990s 2145 21%
2000s 2837 28%
2010s 1137 11%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 44 0%
Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 31 0%
David Bowie 29 0%
The Beatles 27 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Pink Floyd 21 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4971 50%
United Kingdom 2656 27%
Canada 432 4%
Australia 262 3%
Mixed Nationality 194 2%
Sweden 183 2%
Germany 173 2%
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