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RankAlbumArtist
1401.

Tattoo YouUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1981Appears in:98 charts
Rank in 1981:20Rank Score:1,002
Rank in 1980s229Overall Rank:1,401
Average Rating:  74/100 (193 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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1402.

Mother's MilkUnited States Red Hot Chili Peppers
Year of Release:1989Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 1989:21Rank Score:1,001
Rank in 1980s230Overall Rank:1,402
Average Rating:  74/100 (157 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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1403.

Unit StructuresUnited States Cecil Taylor
Year of Release:1966Appears in:50 charts
Rank in 1966:14Rank Score:999
Rank in 1960s134Overall Rank:1,403
Average Rating:  77/100 (61 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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1404.

With TeethUnited States Nine Inch Nails
Year of Release:2005Appears in:53 charts
Rank in 2005:37Rank Score:998
Rank in 2000s308Overall Rank:1,404
Average Rating:  73/100 (135 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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1405.

UmmagummaUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1969Appears in:111 charts
Rank in 1969:41Rank Score:998
Rank in 1960s135Overall Rank:1,405
Average Rating:  72/100 (250 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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1406.

Let There Be RockAustralia AC/DC
Year of Release:1977Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1977:31Rank Score:998
Rank in 1970s311Overall Rank:1,406
Average Rating:  75/100 (153 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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1407.

21st Century BreakdownUnited States Green Day
Year of Release:2009Appears in:71 charts
Rank in 2009:28Rank Score:996
Rank in 2000s309Overall Rank:1,407
Average Rating:  59/100 (238 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
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1408.

In Search Of The Lost ChordUnited Kingdom The Moody Blues
Year of Release:1968Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1968:25Rank Score:996
Rank in 1960s136Overall Rank:1,408
Average Rating:  76/100 (80 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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1409.

Oh MercyUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1989Appears in:75 charts
Rank in 1989:22Rank Score:995
Rank in 1980s231Overall Rank:1,409
Average Rating:  74/100 (141 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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1410.

Pithecanthropus ErectusUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1956Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 1956:6Rank Score:993
Rank in 1950s22Overall Rank:1,410
Average Rating:  80/100 (76 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 188 2%
1960s 613 6%
1970s 1476 15%
1980s 1525 15%
1990s 2214 22%
2000s 2898 29%
2010s 1080 11%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 46 0%
Bob Dylan 37 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Rolling Stones 30 0%
The Beatles 27 0%
Miles Davis 23 0%
The Kinks 22 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4933 49%
United Kingdom 2592 26%
Canada 426 4%
Australia 255 3%
Mixed Nationality 197 2%
Sweden 181 2%
Germany 178 2%
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