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21.

Rubber SoulUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,086 charts
Rank in 1965:2Rank Score:47,608
Rank in 1960s8Overall Rank:21
Average Rating: 88/100 (1,335 votes)
Comments: 114 comments
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22.

The Queen Is DeadUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1986Appears in:1,043 charts
Rank in 1986:1Rank Score:45,199
Rank in 1980s2Overall Rank:22
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,092 votes)
Comments: 112 comments
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23.

The WallUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1979Appears in:992 charts
Rank in 1979:2Rank Score:42,649
Rank in 1970s6Overall Rank:23
Average Rating: 86/100 (1,362 votes)
Comments: 106 comments
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24.

Who's NextUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,054 charts
Rank in 1971:2Rank Score:41,936
Rank in 1970s7Overall Rank:24
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,135 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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25.

The DoorsUnited States The Doors
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,081 charts
Rank in 1967:3Rank Score:40,981
Rank in 1960s9Overall Rank:25
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,168 votes)
Comments: 96 comments
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26.

Is This ItUnited States The Strokes
Year of Release:2001Appears in:1,069 charts
Rank in 2001:1Rank Score:40,160
Rank in 2000s4Overall Rank:26
Average Rating: 85/100 (1,221 votes)
Comments: 140 comments
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27.

Blonde On BlondeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1966Appears in:878 charts
Rank in 1966:3Rank Score:38,556
Rank in 1960s10Overall Rank:27
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,042 votes)
Comments: 80 comments
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28.

The Stone RosesUnited Kingdom The Stone Roses
Year of Release:1989Appears in:888 charts
Rank in 1989:2Rank Score:38,334
Rank in 1980s3Overall Rank:28
Average Rating: 85/100 (983 votes)
Comments: 100 comments
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29.

Are You ExperiencedUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1967Appears in:987 charts
Rank in 1967:4Rank Score:38,316
Rank in 1960s11Overall Rank:29
Average Rating: 87/100 (1,094 votes)
Comments: 75 comments
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30.

Exile On Main St.United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1972Appears in:900 charts
Rank in 1972:2Rank Score:38,138
Rank in 1970s8Overall Rank:30
Average Rating: 86/100 (1,025 votes)
Comments: 96 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 5 0%
1950s 180 2%
1960s 589 6%
1970s 1479 15%
1980s 1502 15%
1990s 2201 22%
2000s 2931 29%
2010s 1113 11%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 45 0%
Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 30 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Beatles 26 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
The Kinks 21 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4943 49%
United Kingdom 2553 26%
Canada 424 4%
Australia 256 3%
Mixed Nationality 203 2%
Sweden 188 2%
Germany 184 2%
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