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11.

Wish You Were HereUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1975Appears in:2,316 charts
Rank in 1975:1Rank Score:101,621
Rank in 1970s3Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,077 votes)
Comments: 242 comments
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12.

In RainbowsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2007Appears in:2,268 charts
Rank in 2007:1Rank Score:100,089
Rank in 2000s3Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (3,002 votes)
Comments: 325 comments
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13.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:2,296 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:100,004
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (3,000 votes)
Comments: 269 comments
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14.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,209 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:98,751
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:14
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,521 votes)
Comments: 266 comments
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15.

London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2,245 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:94,010
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,506 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:2,314 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:93,004
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,656 votes)
Comments: 232 comments
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17.

In The Aeroplane Over The SeaUnited States Neutral Milk Hotel
Year of Release:1998Appears in:1,990 charts
Rank in 1998:1Rank Score:88,001
Rank in 1990s3Overall Rank:17
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,263 votes)
Comments: 367 comments
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18.

The BendsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1995Appears in:2,228 charts
Rank in 1995:1Rank Score:85,614
Rank in 1990s4Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (3,105 votes)
Comments: 266 comments
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19.

DoolittleUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1989Appears in:2,039 charts
Rank in 1989:1Rank Score:81,555
Rank in 1980s1Overall Rank:19
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,288 votes)
Comments: 236 comments
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20.

The Queen Is DeadUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1986Appears in:1,947 charts
Rank in 1986:1Rank Score:75,384
Rank in 1980s2Overall Rank:20
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,216 votes)
Comments: 212 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 208 2%
1960s 643 6%
1970s 1522 15%
1980s 1503 15%
1990s 1993 20%
2000s 2427 24%
2010s 1697 17%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
Various Artists 32 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Frank Zappa 25 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5078 51%
United Kingdom 2651 27%
Canada 466 5%
Australia 233 2%
Mixed Nationality 199 2%
Germany 171 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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