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Top 50 Greatest Music Albums by dubwicht (2014)  

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Chart updated: 05/17/2014 17:15 (Created: 12/10/2010 11:26). Chart size: 50 albums.

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Black And WhiteUnited Kingdom The Stranglers
This band is simply stunning and this is their best album. Big bass, in your face, lots of punch, incredible time signatures and fantastic production - awsome.
Year of Release:1978Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1978:104Rank Score:195
Rank in 1970s877Overall Rank:5,041
Average Rating: 76/100 (23 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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In The CityUnited Kingdom The Jam
This album kicks ass. It's the best of the Beatles on steroids. Great drumming and slick punchy chord work from Paul Weller.
Year of Release:1977Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1977:57Rank Score:369
Rank in 1970s595Overall Rank:3,018
Average Rating: 75/100 (65 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Give 'Em Enough RopeUnited Kingdom The Clash
Is there any better Clash album than this one? I think not. Plenty of edge and great song writing.
Year of Release:1978Appears in:87 charts
Rank in 1978:20Rank Score:1,420
Rank in 1970s222Overall Rank:991
Average Rating: 76/100 (174 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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Mighty Like A RoseUnited Kingdom Elvis Costello
The ultimate Costello album. A masterpiece of sound, prouduction and song writing. Supurb musicians. Some co writing with Paul McCartny and his ex wife.
Year of Release:1991Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1991:112Rank Score:131
Rank in 1990s1,472Overall Rank:6,814
Average Rating: 72/100 (30 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Year Of The CatUnited Kingdom Al Stewart
A masterpiece of sound, production, musicianship and song writing.
Year of Release:1976Appears in:47 charts
Rank in 1976:26Rank Score:938
Rank in 1970s306Overall Rank:1,404
Average Rating: 76/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
What can you say about this classic album - one of the best ever. Incredible atmosphere and unique sound and production that kills.
Year of Release:1973Appears in:1,934 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:110,951
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: 92/100 (2,128 votes)
Comments: 238 comments
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Earth And Sun And MoonAustralia Midnight Oil
Everything fell into place for MO on this one. It is a great album.
Year of Release:1993Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1993:84Rank Score:290
Rank in 1990s796Overall Rank:3,669
Average Rating: 71/100 (28 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Cruel InventionsUnited States Sam Phillips
Quirky punchy music from a great artist. Interesting arrangements and great production from husband TBone Burnett.
Year of Release:1991Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 1991:163Rank Score:91
Rank in 1990s2,056Overall Rank:9,332
Average Rating: 74/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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The Ragpicker's DreamUnited Kingdom Mark Knopfler
This is the best production I have ever heard. Superb guitar work and bass that will make your speakers rumble.
Year of Release:2002Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 2002:209Rank Score:105
Rank in 2000s2,310Overall Rank:8,107
Average Rating: 75/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Car Wheels On A Gravel RoadUnited States Lucinda Williams
Superb album - few better!
Year of Release:1998Appears in:91 charts
Rank in 1998:18Rank Score:1,723
Rank in 1990s184Overall Rank:836
Average Rating: 78/100 (113 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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Top 50 Greatest Music Albums composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 0 0%
1970s 25 50%
1980s 13 26%
1990s 8 16%
2000s 4 8%
2010s 0 0%
Artist Albums %


The Clash 2 4%
Randy Newman 2 4%
Elvis Costello 2 4%
The Stranglers 2 4%
Metric 2 4%
XTC 1 2%
The Jam 1 2%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 30 60%
United States 10 20%
Canada 6 12%
Australia 3 6%
Germany 1 2%

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From Antonio-Pedro 12/16/2013 00:56
Amazing Punk Albums Some I Want to listen to right now!!!
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From tgarritsen 12/15/2013 22:51
Good chart and great view on some "less recognized" britisch albums.
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From quadrophenia17 12/15/2013 21:38
Although a good chart, I took some points off for being a little too short. Can't wait to see your other 50 choices!
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From AMS 12/15/2013 13:37
The 70s punk rock items, balanced by the masterpieces of Alan Parsons production - this is a choice
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From michaelroc2011 12/15/2013 09:17
Bit too punkish in places for me and I have not heard a lot of the albums. But I really like your inclusion of The Stranglers. And glad not to see the usual old "classics" apart from Dark side of the Moon - which has indeed stood up to the test of time.

Have you heard Mark Lanergans Band - Blues Funeral? No inclusion of the The Doors?
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From SingingPeasant96 06/15/2013 02:56
Nice variety, good chart
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From EyeKanFly 06/14/2013 16:01
There's so much here that I haven't listened to, so it doesn't seem fair for me to rate the chart. However, it seems very unique, and there's a lot of artists I like. It's very interesting, so good job.
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From Homme de Pomme 06/14/2013 14:10
Nice to see something completely different but still very recognizable.
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From Cymro2011 12/15/2012 18:56
pretty unusual selection.
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From junodog4 12/15/2012 18:33
Not entirely my taste, but points for originality.
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