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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: 1,453rd   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
75/100 (from 38 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 1968 (26th)
Top albums of the 1960s (135th)
Best albums of all time (1,453rd)

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LP VAN DYKE PARKS-SONG CYCLE RSD 2013 NEW RHINO 180g MONO REISSUE # 0870/2500
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Song Cycle is ranked as the best album by Van Dyke Parks.

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Song Cycle track list

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1.Vine Street
81/100 (4 votes)
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2.Palm Desert
79/100 (4 votes)
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3.Widow's Walk
79/100 (4 votes)
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4.Laurel Canyon Blvd
80/100 (3 votes)
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5.All Golden
78/100 (4 votes)
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6.Van Dyke Parks
78/100 (4 votes)
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7.Public Domain
79/100 (4 votes)
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8.Donovan's Colours
78/100 (4 votes)
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9.Attic
78/100 (4 votes)
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10.Laurel Canyon Blvd
80/100 (3 votes)
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11.By the People
79/100 (3 votes)
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12.Pot Pourri
78/100 (3 votes)
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The tracks on this album have an average rating of 79 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated.)

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Ratings for the album Song Cycle by Van Dyke Parks:

Average Rating: 
75/100 (from 38 votes)
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100/100
04/15/2014 03:53
48/100
 
75/100
04/06/2014 10:26
77/100
 
85/100
04/02/2014 14:24
82/100
 
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03/28/2014 20:35
79/100
 
60/100
03/22/2014 04:19
76/100

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This is an overlooked masterpiece, it's just incredible.
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