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21.

Rubber SoulUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,111 charts
Rank in 1965:2Rank Score:48,534
Rank in 1960s8Overall Rank:21
Average Rating: 88/100 (1,358 votes)
Comments: 116 comments
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22.

The Queen Is DeadUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1986Appears in:1,075 charts
Rank in 1986:1Rank Score:46,601
Rank in 1980s2Overall Rank:22
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,118 votes)
Comments: 116 comments
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23.

The WallUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,003 charts
Rank in 1979:2Rank Score:43,108
Rank in 1970s6Overall Rank:23
Average Rating: 86/100 (1,390 votes)
Comments: 108 comments
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24.

Who's NextUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,067 charts
Rank in 1971:2Rank Score:42,373
Rank in 1970s7Overall Rank:24
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,160 votes)
Comments: 92 comments
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25.

The DoorsUnited States The Doors
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,107 charts
Rank in 1967:3Rank Score:41,918
Rank in 1960s9Overall Rank:25
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,194 votes)
Comments: 97 comments
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26.

Is This ItUnited States The Strokes
Year of Release:2001Appears in:1,085 charts
Rank in 2001:1Rank Score:40,965
Rank in 2000s4Overall Rank:26
Average Rating: 85/100 (1,243 votes)
Comments: 143 comments
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27.

Blonde On BlondeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1966Appears in:896 charts
Rank in 1966:3Rank Score:39,561
Rank in 1960s10Overall Rank:27
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,059 votes)
Comments: 81 comments
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28.

Exile On Main St.United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1972Appears in:920 charts
Rank in 1972:2Rank Score:39,196
Rank in 1970s8Overall Rank:28
Average Rating: 86/100 (1,046 votes)
Comments: 97 comments
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29.

The Stone RosesUnited Kingdom The Stone Roses
Year of Release:1989Appears in:908 charts
Rank in 1989:2Rank Score:38,735
Rank in 1980s3Overall Rank:29
Average Rating: 85/100 (1,002 votes)
Comments: 102 comments
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30.

Are You ExperiencedUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,005 charts
Rank in 1967:4Rank Score:38,657
Rank in 1960s11Overall Rank:30
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,113 votes)
Comments: 77 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 5 0%
1950s 180 2%
1960s 589 6%
1970s 1470 15%
1980s 1523 15%
1990s 2198 22%
2000s 2901 29%
2010s 1135 11%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 47 0%
Bob Dylan 37 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Rolling Stones 30 0%
The Beatles 27 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
The Kinks 21 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4938 49%
United Kingdom 2573 26%
Canada 424 4%
Australia 256 3%
Mixed Nationality 196 2%
Sweden 188 2%
Germany 183 2%
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