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RankAlbumArtist
1611.

OctavariumUnited States Dream Theater
Year of Release:2005Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 2005:42Rank Score:1,057
Rank in 2000s349Overall Rank:1,611
Average Rating:  76/100 (112 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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1612.

The Genius Of Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1959Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1959:8Rank Score:1,056
Rank in 1950s27Overall Rank:1,612
Average Rating:  77/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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1613.

Lady Sings The BluesUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1956Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1956:8Rank Score:1,055
Rank in 1950s28Overall Rank:1,613
Average Rating:  77/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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1614.

EmotionalismUnited States The Avett Brothers
Year of Release:2007Appears in:58 charts
Rank in 2007:39Rank Score:1,053
Rank in 2000s350Overall Rank:1,614
Average Rating:  74/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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1615.

Love At First StingGermany Scorpions
Year of Release:1984Appears in:70 charts
Rank in 1984:29Rank Score:1,052
Rank in 1980s269Overall Rank:1,615
Average Rating:  73/100 (115 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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1616.

Roseland NYC LiveUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:1998Appears in:45 charts
Rank in 1998:43Rank Score:1,052
Rank in 1990s345Overall Rank:1,616
Average Rating:  78/100 (87 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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1617.

Solitude StandingUnited States Suzanne Vega
Year of Release:1987Appears in:92 charts
Rank in 1987:30Rank Score:1,052
Rank in 1980s270Overall Rank:1,617
Average Rating:  76/100 (106 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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1618.

Apollo: Atmospheres and SoundtracksUnited Kingdom Brian Eno
Year of Release:1983Appears in:76 charts
Rank in 1983:27Rank Score:1,052
Rank in 1980s271Overall Rank:1,618
Average Rating:  80/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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1619.

Somewhere In TimeUnited Kingdom Iron Maiden
Year of Release:1986Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 1986:20Rank Score:1,051
Rank in 1980s272Overall Rank:1,619
Average Rating:  75/100 (164 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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1620.

Sing The SorrowUnited States AFI
Year of Release:2003Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 2003:43Rank Score:1,051
Rank in 2000s351Overall Rank:1,620
Average Rating:  72/100 (85 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 201 2%
1960s 644 6%
1970s 1549 15%
1980s 1538 15%
1990s 2098 21%
2000s 2622 26%
2010s 1341 13%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
Various Artists 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
Frank Zappa 27 0%
The Beatles 27 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5072 51%
United Kingdom 2679 27%
Canada 443 4%
Australia 242 2%
Mixed Nationality 180 2%
Germany 163 2%
Sweden 162 2%
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