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RankAlbumArtist
2.

The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:3,348 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:174,309
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (4,196 votes)
Comments: 464 comments
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8.

Led Zeppelin IVUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1971Appears in:2,477 charts
Rank in 1971:1Rank Score:104,825
Rank in 1970s2Overall Rank:8
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (3,187 votes)
Comments: 244 comments
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11.

Wish You Were HereUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1975Appears in:2,333 charts
Rank in 1975:1Rank Score:102,320
Rank in 1970s3Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,098 votes)
Comments: 244 comments
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15.

London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2,262 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:94,324
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,530 votes)
Comments: 214 comments
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16.

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From MarsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1972Appears in:2,343 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:94,151
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,684 votes)
Comments: 235 comments
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23.

The WallUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,799 charts
Rank in 1979:2Rank Score:68,962
Rank in 1970s6Overall Rank:23
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,745 votes)
Comments: 206 comments
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28.

Who's NextUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,715 charts
Rank in 1971:2Rank Score:57,873
Rank in 1970s7Overall Rank:28
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,056 votes)
Comments: 162 comments
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31.

Exile On Main St.United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,508 charts
Rank in 1972:2Rank Score:54,509
Rank in 1970s8Overall Rank:31
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,875 votes)
Comments: 161 comments
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32.

RumoursUnited Kingdom Fleetwood Mac
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,647 charts
Rank in 1977:1Rank Score:54,381
Rank in 1970s9Overall Rank:32
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,899 votes)
Comments: 143 comments
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33.

Unknown PleasuresUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,524 charts
Rank in 1979:3Rank Score:49,848
Rank in 1970s10Overall Rank:33
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,779 votes)
Comments: 149 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 209 2%
1960s 638 6%
1970s 1519 15%
1980s 1490 15%
1990s 1978 20%
2000s 2414 24%
2010s 1745 17%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
Various Artists 32 0%
The Beatles 28 0%
Frank Zappa 25 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5062 51%
United Kingdom 2659 27%
Canada 459 5%
Australia 232 2%
Mixed Nationality 210 2%
Germany 172 2%
Sweden 155 2%
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