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11.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,953 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:90,206
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,479 votes)
Comments: 224 comments
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12.

Wish You Were HereUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,899 charts
Rank in 1975:1Rank Score:87,015
Rank in 1970s3Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,495 votes)
Comments: 198 comments
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13.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,849 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:85,513
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,066 votes)
Comments: 233 comments
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14.

London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,920 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:84,230
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:14
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,093 votes)
Comments: 185 comments
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15.

In RainbowsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2007Appears in:1,830 charts
Rank in 2007:1Rank Score:81,429
Rank in 2000s3Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,414 votes)
Comments: 274 comments
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16.

The BendsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1995Appears in:1,914 charts
Rank in 1995:1Rank Score:77,964
Rank in 1990s3Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,581 votes)
Comments: 230 comments
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17.

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From MarsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,880 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:77,566
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:17
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,126 votes)
Comments: 194 comments
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18.

In The Aeroplane Over The SeaUnited States Neutral Milk Hotel
Year of Release:1998Appears in:1,658 charts
Rank in 1998:1Rank Score:76,304
Rank in 1990s4Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,840 votes)
Comments: 312 comments
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19.

DoolittleUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1989Appears in:1,689 charts
Rank in 1989:1Rank Score:70,377
Rank in 1980s1Overall Rank:19
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,882 votes)
Comments: 197 comments
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20.

Highway 61 RevisitedUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,601 charts
Rank in 1965:1Rank Score:68,194
Rank in 1960s7Overall Rank:20
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,842 votes)
Comments: 153 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 212 2%
1960s 646 6%
1970s 1524 15%
1980s 1531 15%
1990s 2070 21%
2000s 2575 26%
2010s 1435 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 25 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5056 51%
United Kingdom 2682 27%
Canada 448 4%
Australia 246 2%
Mixed Nationality 179 2%
Germany 165 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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