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11.

Wish You Were HereUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1975Appears in:2,349 charts
Rank in 1975:1Rank Score:103,160
Rank in 1970s3Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,133 votes)
Comments: 245 comments
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12.

In RainbowsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2007Appears in:2,310 charts
Rank in 2007:1Rank Score:101,813
Rank in 2000s3Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (3,055 votes)
Comments: 328 comments
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13.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:2,356 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:101,680
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (3,057 votes)
Comments: 272 comments
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14.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,246 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:100,021
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:14
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,576 votes)
Comments: 270 comments
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15.

The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From MarsUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1972Appears in:2,358 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:94,769
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,709 votes)
Comments: 237 comments
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16.

London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2,281 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:94,749
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,555 votes)
Comments: 215 comments
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17.

In The Aeroplane Over The SeaUnited States Neutral Milk Hotel
Year of Release:1998Appears in:2,026 charts
Rank in 1998:1Rank Score:89,188
Rank in 1990s3Overall Rank:17
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,310 votes)
Comments: 371 comments
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18.

The BendsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1995Appears in:2,267 charts
Rank in 1995:1Rank Score:85,951
Rank in 1990s4Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (3,160 votes)
Comments: 269 comments
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19.

DoolittleUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1989Appears in:2,074 charts
Rank in 1989:1Rank Score:82,394
Rank in 1980s1Overall Rank:19
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,329 votes)
Comments: 237 comments
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20.

Highway 61 RevisitedUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,909 charts
Rank in 1965:1Rank Score:76,305
Rank in 1960s7Overall Rank:20
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,265 votes)
Comments: 182 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 212 2%
1960s 635 6%
1970s 1521 15%
1980s 1493 15%
1990s 1977 20%
2000s 2390 24%
2010s 1765 18%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
Various Artists 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Frank Zappa 25 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5049 50%
United Kingdom 2662 27%
Canada 459 5%
Australia 232 2%
Mixed Nationality 217 2%
Germany 169 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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