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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: 1,367th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
76/100 (from 46 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 1968 (24th)
Top albums of the 1960s (128th)
Best albums of all time (1,367th)

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Song Cycle track list

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1.Vine Street
81/100 (6 votes)
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2.Palm Desert
80/100 (6 votes)
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3.Widow's Walk
79/100 (6 votes)
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4.Laurel Canyon Blvd
81/100 (5 votes)
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5.All Golden
79/100 (6 votes)
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6.Van Dyke Parks
79/100 (6 votes)
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7.Public Domain
80/100 (6 votes)
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8.Donovan's Colours
79/100 (6 votes)
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9.Attic
79/100 (6 votes)
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10.Laurel Canyon Blvd
80/100 (5 votes)
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11.By The People
79/100 (5 votes)
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12.Pot Pourri
78/100 (5 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:

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76/100 (from 46 votes)
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67/100
 
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75/100
 
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80/100
 
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07/17/2014 23:15
74/100

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