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RankAlbumArtist
1.

OK ComputerUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:2,816 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:158,157
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,241 votes)
Comments: 560 comments
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2.

The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:2,546 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:140,180
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (3,056 votes)
Comments: 351 comments
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3.

RevolverUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,262 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:121,650
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,647 votes)
Comments: 304 comments
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4.

Abbey RoadUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1969Appears in:2,253 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:121,072
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,603 votes)
Comments: 276 comments
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5.

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1967Appears in:2,183 charts
Rank in 1967:1Rank Score:111,984
Rank in 1960s3Overall Rank:5
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,648 votes)
Comments: 310 comments
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6.

Kid AUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2000Appears in:2,001 charts
Rank in 2000:1Rank Score:94,607
Rank in 2000s1Overall Rank:6
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,511 votes)
Comments: 379 comments
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7.

NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,990 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:88,337
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:7
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,664 votes)
Comments: 284 comments
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8.

FuneralCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2004Appears in:1,839 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:87,374
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:8
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,188 votes)
Comments: 260 comments
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9.

The Velvet Underground And NicoUnited States The Velvet Underground
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,880 charts
Rank in 1967:2Rank Score:86,744
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,024 votes)
Comments: 223 comments
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10.

Led Zeppelin IVUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,920 charts
Rank in 1971:1Rank Score:86,720
Rank in 1970s2Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,401 votes)
Comments: 181 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 205 2%
1960s 649 6%
1970s 1549 15%
1980s 1535 15%
1990s 2097 21%
2000s 2631 26%
2010s 1327 13%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
Various Artists 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 28 0%
Frank Zappa 27 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5049 50%
United Kingdom 2686 27%
Canada 441 4%
Australia 243 2%
Mixed Nationality 185 2%
Sweden 167 2%
Germany 165 2%
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