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11.

Wish You Were HereUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1975Appears in:2,346 charts
Rank in 1975:1Rank Score:102,940
Rank in 1970s3Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,129 votes)
Comments: 245 comments
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12.

In RainbowsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2007Appears in:2,307 charts
Rank in 2007:1Rank Score:101,596
Rank in 2000s3Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (3,050 votes)
Comments: 327 comments
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13.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:2,351 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:101,486
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (3,054 votes)
Comments: 272 comments
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14.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,242 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:99,846
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:14
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,571 votes)
Comments: 270 comments
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15.

London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2,278 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:94,680
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,551 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:2,355 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:94,525
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,707 votes)
Comments: 237 comments
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17.

In The Aeroplane Over The SeaUnited States Neutral Milk Hotel
Year of Release:1998Appears in:2,021 charts
Rank in 1998:1Rank Score:89,036
Rank in 1990s3Overall Rank:17
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,305 votes)
Comments: 370 comments
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18.

The BendsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1995Appears in:2,265 charts
Rank in 1995:1Rank Score:85,895
Rank in 1990s4Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (3,155 votes)
Comments: 269 comments
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19.

DoolittleUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1989Appears in:2,072 charts
Rank in 1989:1Rank Score:82,305
Rank in 1980s1Overall Rank:19
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,326 votes)
Comments: 237 comments
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20.

Highway 61 RevisitedUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,907 charts
Rank in 1965:1Rank Score:76,240
Rank in 1960s7Overall Rank:20
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,262 votes)
Comments: 182 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 211 2%
1960s 635 6%
1970s 1522 15%
1980s 1488 15%
1990s 1976 20%
2000s 2396 24%
2010s 1765 18%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
Various Artists 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Frank Zappa 25 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5053 51%
United Kingdom 2660 27%
Canada 460 5%
Australia 232 2%
Mixed Nationality 211 2%
Germany 170 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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