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21.

Rubber SoulUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,010 charts
Rank in 1965:2Rank Score:44,532
Rank in 1960s8Overall Rank:21
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22.

The Queen Is DeadUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1986Appears in:968 charts
Rank in 1986:1Rank Score:42,636
Rank in 1980s2Overall Rank:22
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23.

The WallUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1979Appears in:898 charts
Rank in 1979:2Rank Score:39,837
Rank in 1970s6Overall Rank:23
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24.

Who's NextUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1971Appears in:971 charts
Rank in 1971:2Rank Score:39,699
Rank in 1970s7Overall Rank:24
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25.

Is This ItUnited States The Strokes
Year of Release:2001Appears in:995 charts
Rank in 2001:1Rank Score:38,067
Rank in 2000s4Overall Rank:25
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26.

The DoorsUnited States The Doors
Year of Release:1967Appears in:959 charts
Rank in 1967:3Rank Score:37,776
Rank in 1960s9Overall Rank:26
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27.

Blonde On BlondeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1966Appears in:818 charts
Rank in 1966:3Rank Score:36,412
Rank in 1960s10Overall Rank:27
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28.

Exile On Main St.United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1972Appears in:833 charts
Rank in 1972:2Rank Score:36,350
Rank in 1970s8Overall Rank:28
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29.

Are You ExperiencedUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1967Appears in:902 charts
Rank in 1967:4Rank Score:35,890
Rank in 1960s11Overall Rank:29
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30.

The Stone RosesUnited Kingdom The Stone Roses
Year of Release:1989Appears in:815 charts
Rank in 1989:2Rank Score:35,678
Rank in 1980s3Overall Rank:30
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 5 0%
1950s 168 2%
1960s 587 6%
1970s 1477 15%
1980s 1508 15%
1990s 2209 22%
2000s 2974 30%
2010s 1073 11%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 50 1%
Bob Dylan 37 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Rolling Stones 29 0%
The Beatles 25 0%
Miles Davis 22 0%
Rush 21 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4889 49%
United Kingdom 2565 26%
Canada 419 4%
Australia 270 3%
Mixed Nationality 203 2%
Sweden 191 2%
Germany 180 2%
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