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RankAlbumArtist
1.

OK ComputerUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:3,202 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:175,878
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (3,815 votes)
Comments: 632 comments
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2.

The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:2,927 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:156,850
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (3,593 votes)
Comments: 409 comments
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3.

Abbey RoadUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1969Appears in:2,556 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:134,130
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,072 votes)
Comments: 325 comments
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4.

RevolverUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,552 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:133,269
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,095 votes)
Comments: 343 comments
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5.

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1967Appears in:2,472 charts
Rank in 1967:1Rank Score:123,371
Rank in 1960s3Overall Rank:5
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (3,108 votes)
Comments: 346 comments
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6.

Kid AUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2000Appears in:2,324 charts
Rank in 2000:1Rank Score:107,513
Rank in 2000s1Overall Rank:6
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,990 votes)
Comments: 429 comments
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7.

FuneralCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2004Appears in:2,100 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:96,350
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:7
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,567 votes)
Comments: 299 comments
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8.

Led Zeppelin IVUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1971Appears in:2,170 charts
Rank in 1971:1Rank Score:95,825
Rank in 1970s2Overall Rank:8
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,773 votes)
Comments: 213 comments
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9.

NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:2,275 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:95,178
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (3,068 votes)
Comments: 323 comments
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10.

The Velvet Underground And NicoMixed Nationality The Velvet Underground And Nico
Year of Release:1967Appears in:2,114 charts
Rank in 1967:2Rank Score:94,793
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,388 votes)
Comments: 248 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 209 2%
1960s 647 6%
1970s 1514 15%
1980s 1531 15%
1990s 2067 21%
2000s 2533 25%
2010s 1492 15%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
Various Artists 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 28 0%
Frank Zappa 25 0%
Miles Davis 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5043 50%
United Kingdom 2683 27%
Canada 450 5%
Australia 250 3%
Mixed Nationality 183 2%
Germany 165 2%
Sweden 164 2%
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