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11.

Wish You Were HereUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1975Appears in:2,351 charts
Rank in 1975:1Rank Score:103,380
Rank in 1970s3Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 91/100 (3,139 votes)
Comments: 246 comments
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12.

In RainbowsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2007Appears in:2,310 charts
Rank in 2007:1Rank Score:101,829
Rank in 2000s3Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (3,058 votes)
Comments: 329 comments
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13.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:2,358 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:101,736
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (3,060 votes)
Comments: 272 comments
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14.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,245 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:100,025
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:14
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,581 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:2,356 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:94,731
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,714 votes)
Comments: 237 comments
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16.

London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2,280 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:94,712
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,557 votes)
Comments: 215 comments
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17.

In The Aeroplane Over The SeaUnited States Neutral Milk Hotel
Year of Release:1998Appears in:2,024 charts
Rank in 1998:1Rank Score:89,108
Rank in 1990s3Overall Rank:17
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,312 votes)
Comments: 371 comments
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18.

The BendsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1995Appears in:2,265 charts
Rank in 1995:1Rank Score:85,855
Rank in 1990s4Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (3,163 votes)
Comments: 270 comments
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19.

DoolittleUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1989Appears in:2,073 charts
Rank in 1989:1Rank Score:82,299
Rank in 1980s1Overall Rank:19
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,331 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:76,302
Rank in 1960s7Overall Rank:20
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,266 votes)
Comments: 182 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 212 2%
1960s 638 6%
1970s 1521 15%
1980s 1490 15%
1990s 1977 20%
2000s 2392 24%
2010s 1763 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 5044 50%
United Kingdom 2666 27%
Canada 459 5%
Australia 231 2%
Mixed Nationality 218 2%
Germany 171 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
6. Kid A by Radiohead
7. Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin
8. The Velvet Underground And Nico by The Velvet Underground And Nico
9. Funeral by Arcade Fire
10. Nevermind by Nirvana
11. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
12. In Rainbows by Radiohead
13. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
14. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
15. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
16. London Calling by The Clash
17. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
18. The Bends by Radiohead
19. Doolittle by Pixies
20. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan


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