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Song Cycle (album) by Van Dyke Parks 

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Song Cycle
Song Cycle by Van Dyke Parks (1968)
Overall rank: 1,785th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 66 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 1968 (31st)
Top albums of the 1960s (159th)
Best albums of all time (1,785th)

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Song Cycle is ranked as the best album by Van Dyke Parks.

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From Kingturtle 03/30/2016 18:01
tries much too hard.
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From crazyblowpipe 08/17/2013 14:02
This is an overlooked masterpiece, it's just incredible.
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