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RankAlbumArtist
51.

Born To RunUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,214 charts
Rank in 1975:3Rank Score:40,781
Rank in 1970s15Overall Rank:51
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,561 votes)
Comments: 102 comments
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52.

In UteroUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1993Appears in:1,379 charts
Rank in 1993:1Rank Score:40,178
Rank in 1990s9Overall Rank:52
Average Rating:  84/100 (2,085 votes)
Comments: 139 comments
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53.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,354 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:39,844
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:53
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,642 votes)
Comments: 97 comments
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54.

To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:1,204 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:39,579
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (1,524 votes)
Comments: 284 comments
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55.

IllinoisUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2005Appears in:1,259 charts
Rank in 2005:1Rank Score:38,103
Rank in 2000s7Overall Rank:55
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,457 votes)
Comments: 131 comments
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56.

Automatic For The PeopleUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1992Appears in:1,411 charts
Rank in 1992:1Rank Score:37,976
Rank in 1990s10Overall Rank:56
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,692 votes)
Comments: 138 comments
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57.

Daydream NationUnited States Sonic Youth
Year of Release:1988Appears in:1,237 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:37,883
Rank in 1980s7Overall Rank:57
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,447 votes)
Comments: 117 comments
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58.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,325 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:37,627
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:58
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,016 votes)
Comments: 102 comments
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59.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,181 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:36,644
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:59
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,317 votes)
Comments: 103 comments
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60.

Siamese DreamUnited States The Smashing Pumpkins
Year of Release:1993Appears in:1,254 charts
Rank in 1993:2Rank Score:36,469
Rank in 1990s11Overall Rank:60
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,471 votes)
Comments: 121 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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1. Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
3. Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
4. Blue Train by John Coltrane
5. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
6. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
7. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
8. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
9. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
10. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
11. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
12. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
13. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
14. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
15. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
16. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
17. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
18. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
19. Ella & Louis by Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
20. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker


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