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11.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:2,001 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:91,586
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,557 votes)
Comments: 226 comments
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12.

Wish You Were HereUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,955 charts
Rank in 1975:1Rank Score:88,971
Rank in 1970s3Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,557 votes)
Comments: 199 comments
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13.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,909 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:88,213
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,132 votes)
Comments: 237 comments
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14.

London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,960 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:85,525
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:14
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,142 votes)
Comments: 189 comments
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15.

In RainbowsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2007Appears in:1,888 charts
Rank in 2007:1Rank Score:83,729
Rank in 2000s3Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,509 votes)
Comments: 282 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:1,928 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:79,580
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,198 votes)
Comments: 199 comments
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17.

The BendsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1995Appears in:1,958 charts
Rank in 1995:1Rank Score:78,573
Rank in 1990s3Overall Rank:17
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,660 votes)
Comments: 239 comments
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18.

In The Aeroplane Over The SeaUnited States Neutral Milk Hotel
Year of Release:1998Appears in:1,701 charts
Rank in 1998:1Rank Score:77,957
Rank in 1990s4Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,898 votes)
Comments: 324 comments
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19.

DoolittleUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1989Appears in:1,740 charts
Rank in 1989:1Rank Score:72,284
Rank in 1980s1Overall Rank:19
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,941 votes)
Comments: 203 comments
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20.

Highway 61 RevisitedUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,641 charts
Rank in 1965:1Rank Score:69,431
Rank in 1960s7Overall Rank:20
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,895 votes)
Comments: 155 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 209 2%
1960s 651 7%
1970s 1525 15%
1980s 1532 15%
1990s 2060 21%
2000s 2552 26%
2010s 1464 15%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 5058 51%
United Kingdom 2674 27%
Canada 445 4%
Australia 245 2%
Mixed Nationality 183 2%
Germany 165 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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