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RankAlbumArtist
1.

OK ComputerUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1997Appears in:3,067 charts
Rank in 1997:1Rank Score:170,544
Rank in 1990s1Overall Rank:1
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (3,589 votes)
Comments: 601 comments
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2.

The Dark Side Of The MoonUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1973Appears in:2,797 charts
Rank in 1973:1Rank Score:150,584
Rank in 1970s1Overall Rank:2
Average Rating: Top rated 92/100 (3,392 votes)
Comments: 384 comments
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3.

RevolverUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,455 charts
Rank in 1966:1Rank Score:129,870
Rank in 1960s1Overall Rank:3
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,907 votes)
Comments: 333 comments
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4.

Abbey RoadUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1969Appears in:2,450 charts
Rank in 1969:1Rank Score:129,480
Rank in 1960s2Overall Rank:4
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (2,880 votes)
Comments: 308 comments
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5.

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club BandUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1967Appears in:2,365 charts
Rank in 1967:1Rank Score:119,735
Rank in 1960s3Overall Rank:5
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,928 votes)
Comments: 334 comments
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6.

Kid AUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2000Appears in:2,218 charts
Rank in 2000:1Rank Score:103,872
Rank in 2000s1Overall Rank:6
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,808 votes)
Comments: 416 comments
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7.

FuneralCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2004Appears in:2,006 charts
Rank in 2004:1Rank Score:93,110
Rank in 2000s2Overall Rank:7
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,426 votes)
Comments: 289 comments
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8.

NevermindUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1991Appears in:2,181 charts
Rank in 1991:1Rank Score:92,740
Rank in 1990s2Overall Rank:8
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,912 votes)
Comments: 310 comments
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9.

Led Zeppelin IVUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1971Appears in:2,075 charts
Rank in 1971:1Rank Score:92,504
Rank in 1970s2Overall Rank:9
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,633 votes)
Comments: 206 comments
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10.

The Velvet Underground And NicoMixed Nationality The Velvet Underground And Nico
Year of Release:1967Appears in:2,026 charts
Rank in 1967:2Rank Score:91,965
Rank in 1960s4Overall Rank:10
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,250 votes)
Comments: 240 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 212 2%
1960s 646 6%
1970s 1529 15%
1980s 1530 15%
1990s 2071 21%
2000s 2572 26%
2010s 1433 14%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
Various Artists 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 28 0%
Frank Zappa 27 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5057 51%
United Kingdom 2683 27%
Canada 447 4%
Australia 246 2%
Mixed Nationality 179 2%
Germany 163 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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