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21.

Rubber SoulUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,077 charts
Rank in 1965:2Rank Score:47,322
Rank in 1960s8Overall Rank:21
Average Rating: 88/100 (1,321 votes)
Comments: 112 comments
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22.

The Queen Is DeadUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1986Appears in:1,037 charts
Rank in 1986:1Rank Score:45,222
Rank in 1980s2Overall Rank:22
Average Rating: 86/100 (1,077 votes)
Comments: 112 comments
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23.

The WallUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1979Appears in:987 charts
Rank in 1979:2Rank Score:42,377
Rank in 1970s6Overall Rank:23
Average Rating: 86/100 (1,346 votes)
Comments: 104 comments
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24.

Who's NextUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,045 charts
Rank in 1971:2Rank Score:41,816
Rank in 1970s7Overall Rank:24
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,119 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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25.

The DoorsUnited States The Doors
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,064 charts
Rank in 1967:3Rank Score:40,595
Rank in 1960s9Overall Rank:25
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,147 votes)
Comments: 94 comments
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26.

Is This ItUnited States The Strokes
Year of Release:2001Appears in:1,064 charts
Rank in 2001:1Rank Score:39,925
Rank in 2000s4Overall Rank:26
Average Rating: 85/100 (1,198 votes)
Comments: 139 comments
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27.

Blonde On BlondeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1966Appears in:874 charts
Rank in 1966:3Rank Score:38,366
Rank in 1960s10Overall Rank:27
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,032 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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28.

The Stone RosesUnited Kingdom The Stone Roses
Year of Release:1989Appears in:884 charts
Rank in 1989:2Rank Score:38,068
Rank in 1980s3Overall Rank:28
Average Rating: 85/100 (972 votes)
Comments: 100 comments
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29.

Exile On Main St.United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1972Appears in:899 charts
Rank in 1972:2Rank Score:38,040
Rank in 1970s8Overall Rank:29
Average Rating: 86/100 (1,013 votes)
Comments: 95 comments
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30.

Are You ExperiencedUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1967Appears in:977 charts
Rank in 1967:4Rank Score:37,948
Rank in 1960s11Overall Rank:30
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,075 votes)
Comments: 74 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 5 0%
1950s 177 2%
1960s 585 6%
1970s 1481 15%
1980s 1509 15%
1990s 2203 22%
2000s 2927 29%
2010s 1113 11%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 45 0%
Bob Dylan 37 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Rolling Stones 30 0%
The Beatles 25 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
The Kinks 21 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4937 49%
United Kingdom 2564 26%
Canada 423 4%
Australia 256 3%
Mixed Nationality 201 2%
Sweden 185 2%
Germany 183 2%
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4.2 out of 5 stars(195)

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269 days in the top 100
4.8 out of 5 stars(1763)

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