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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: 1,660th   Overall chart history
Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 54 votes)
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Accolades: Top albums of 1968 (30th)
Top albums of the 1960s (154th)
Best albums of all time (1,660th)

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Van Dyke Parks - Song Cycle [Vinyl New]
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LP VAN DYKE PARKS-SONG CYCLE RSD 2013 NEW RHINO 180g MONO REISSUE # 0870/2500
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VAN DYKE PARKS LP SONG CYCLE **1970 ISSUE** NEAR MINT DISC
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Song Cycle is ranked as the best album by Van Dyke Parks.

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Average Rating: 
77/100 (from 54 votes)
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75/100
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82/100
 
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71/100

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