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RankAlbumArtist
51.

Born To RunUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,184 charts
Rank in 1975:3Rank Score:40,102
Rank in 1970s15Overall Rank:51
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,545 votes)
Comments: 102 comments
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52.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,336 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:39,688
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:52
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,621 votes)
Comments: 94 comments
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53.

In UteroUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1993Appears in:1,347 charts
Rank in 1993:1Rank Score:39,441
Rank in 1990s9Overall Rank:53
Average Rating:  84/100 (2,049 votes)
Comments: 137 comments
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54.

Daydream NationUnited States Sonic Youth
Year of Release:1988Appears in:1,223 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:37,846
Rank in 1980s7Overall Rank:54
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,436 votes)
Comments: 117 comments
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55.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,310 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:37,330
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:55
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,991 votes)
Comments: 100 comments
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56.

Automatic For The PeopleUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1992Appears in:1,382 charts
Rank in 1992:1Rank Score:37,329
Rank in 1990s10Overall Rank:56
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,677 votes)
Comments: 138 comments
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57.

IllinoisUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2005Appears in:1,234 charts
Rank in 2005:1Rank Score:37,324
Rank in 2000s7Overall Rank:57
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,427 votes)
Comments: 129 comments
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58.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,165 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:36,718
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:58
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,309 votes)
Comments: 102 comments
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59.

To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:1,145 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:36,652
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:59
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (1,492 votes)
Comments: 281 comments
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60.

Siamese DreamUnited States The Smashing Pumpkins
Year of Release:1993Appears in:1,236 charts
Rank in 1993:2Rank Score:36,005
Rank in 1990s11Overall Rank:60
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,454 votes)
Comments: 120 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 209 2%
1960s 641 6%
1970s 1515 15%
1980s 1509 15%
1990s 1999 20%
2000s 2430 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 5088 51%
United Kingdom 2646 26%
Canada 468 5%
Australia 235 2%
Mixed Nationality 189 2%
Germany 168 2%
Sweden 155 2%
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1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. Led Zeppelin
5. Bob Dylan
6. David Bowie
7. Arcade Fire
8. The Rolling Stones
9. Nirvana
10. The Velvet Underground
11. The Smiths
12. Pixies
13. The Beach Boys
14. The Clash
15. The Who
16. U2
17. Neil Young
18. Jimi Hendrix
19. Bruce Springsteen
20. The Doors


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