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The best album by Van Dyke Parks is Song Cycle which is ranked number 1,572 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 962.

Van Dyke Parks is ranked number 983 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 1,211.

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Van Dyke Parks best albums

The following albums by Van Dyke Parks are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title
RankAlbumArtist
1.

Song CycleUnited States Van Dyke Parks
Year of Release:1968Appears in:56 charts
Rank in 1968:28Rank Score:962
Rank in 1960s145Overall Rank:1,572
Average Rating:  77/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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2.

Discover AmericaUnited States Van Dyke Parks
Year of Release:1972Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1972:152Rank Score:107
Rank in 1970s1,400Overall Rank:8,770
Average Rating:  74/100 (13 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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3.

Moonlighting: Live At The Ash GroveUnited States Van Dyke Parks
Year of Release:1998Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1998:284Rank Score:70
Rank in 1990s2,737Overall Rank:12,729
Average Rating:  75/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.

Jump!United States Van Dyke Parks
Year of Release:1984Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1984:210Rank Score:59
Rank in 1980s2,117Overall Rank:14,348
Average Rating:  79/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Tokyo RoseUnited States Van Dyke Parks
Year of Release:1989Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 1989:440Rank Score:11
Rank in 1980s3,779Overall Rank:26,105
Average Rating:  73/100 (1 vote)
Comments: 0 comments
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Clang Of The Yankee ReaperUnited States Van Dyke Parks
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 1975:503Rank Score:2
Rank in 1970s4,814Overall Rank:43,701
Average Rating:  76/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Songs CycledUnited States Van Dyke Parks
Year of Release:2013
Rank in 2013:None
Rank in 2010sNone
Average Rating:  76/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 983

This may not be a complete discography for Van Dyke Parks. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Van Dyke Parks ratings

Average Rating: 
72/100 (from 3 votes)
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80/100
05/03/2013 18:04
84/100
 
65/100
10/28/2012 12:09
73/100
 
90/100
07/05/2011 18:35
74/100

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From Captain_Dude 07/05/2011 18:35
It's not for everyone, I know. You may not even like it on the first three listenings. But, there's just something about Van Dyke Parks that draws you in upon repeated listenings. SONG CYCLE is definitely the strongest...but, JUMP! is also very good. I went from "This is odd" to "This is Unique" to "This is unique" to "This is pretty damn cool." Yeah, it took about four times through. Stay with it. It's like a diet. You may not see results at first, but if you stick with it, you'll be very happy with the end result.
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