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RankAlbumArtist
31.

Exile On Main St.United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,486 charts
Rank in 1972:2Rank Score:54,018
Rank in 1970s8Overall Rank:31
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,855 votes)
Comments: 160 comments
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32.

RumoursUnited Kingdom Fleetwood Mac
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,597 charts
Rank in 1977:1Rank Score:53,420
Rank in 1970s9Overall Rank:32
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,879 votes)
Comments: 142 comments
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33.

Unknown PleasuresUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,489 charts
Rank in 1979:3Rank Score:49,105
Rank in 1970s10Overall Rank:33
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,746 votes)
Comments: 147 comments
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34.

The Joshua TreeIreland U2
Year of Release:1987Appears in:1,473 charts
Rank in 1987:1Rank Score:48,889
Rank in 1980s4Overall Rank:34
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,957 votes)
Comments: 189 comments
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35.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,440 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:48,812
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,673 votes)
Comments: 161 comments
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36.

Blood On The TracksUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,381 charts
Rank in 1975:2Rank Score:48,608
Rank in 1970s11Overall Rank:36
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,668 votes)
Comments: 121 comments
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37.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,477 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:48,382
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:37
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,124 votes)
Comments: 130 comments
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38.

Kind Of BlueUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1959Appears in:1,261 charts
Rank in 1959:1Rank Score:46,781
Rank in 1950s1Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,714 votes)
Comments: 124 comments
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39.

The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,455 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:45,693
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (2,175 votes)
Comments: 212 comments
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40.

Remain In LightUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,443 charts
Rank in 1980:1Rank Score:45,353
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,640 votes)
Comments: 131 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 209 2%
1960s 640 6%
1970s 1515 15%
1980s 1508 15%
1990s 2000 20%
2000s 2431 24%
2010s 1690 17%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
Various Artists 32 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 28 0%
Frank Zappa 26 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5087 51%
United Kingdom 2647 26%
Canada 468 5%
Australia 235 2%
Mixed Nationality 189 2%
Germany 168 2%
Sweden 155 2%
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