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RankAlbumArtist
171.

Songs Of Leonard CohenCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:1967Appears in:752 charts
Rank in 1967:8Rank Score:15,782
Rank in 1960s30Overall Rank:171
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (832 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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172.

Different ClassUnited Kingdom Pulp
Year of Release:1995Appears in:688 charts
Rank in 1995:4Rank Score:15,714
Rank in 1990s40Overall Rank:172
Average Rating:  81/100 (799 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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173.

TommyUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1969Appears in:753 charts
Rank in 1969:7Rank Score:15,616
Rank in 1960s31Overall Rank:173
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,167 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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174.

Paul's BoutiqueUnited States Beastie Boys
Year of Release:1989Appears in:645 charts
Rank in 1989:4Rank Score:15,535
Rank in 1980s20Overall Rank:174
Average Rating:  82/100 (797 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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175.

RamonesUnited States Ramones
Year of Release:1976Appears in:791 charts
Rank in 1976:3Rank Score:15,519
Rank in 1970s42Overall Rank:175
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,012 votes)
Comments: 82 comments
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176.

Spirit Of EdenUnited Kingdom Talk Talk
Year of Release:1988Appears in:664 charts
Rank in 1988:3Rank Score:15,479
Rank in 1980s21Overall Rank:176
Average Rating:  84/100 (722 votes)
Comments: 45 comments
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177.

The Low End TheoryUnited States A Tribe Called Quest
Year of Release:1991Appears in:686 charts
Rank in 1991:8Rank Score:15,338
Rank in 1990s41Overall Rank:177
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (830 votes)
Comments: 51 comments
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178.

L.A. WomanUnited States The Doors
Year of Release:1971Appears in:754 charts
Rank in 1971:9Rank Score:15,240
Rank in 1970s43Overall Rank:178
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,075 votes)
Comments: 50 comments
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179.

HorsesUnited States Patti Smith
Year of Release:1975Appears in:743 charts
Rank in 1975:6Rank Score:15,155
Rank in 1970s44Overall Rank:179
Average Rating:  82/100 (913 votes)
Comments: 49 comments
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180.

Darkness On The Edge Of TownUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1978Appears in:649 charts
Rank in 1978:1Rank Score:15,087
Rank in 1970s45Overall Rank:180
Average Rating:  82/100 (877 votes)
Comments: 59 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 211 2%
1960s 635 6%
1970s 1522 15%
1980s 1489 15%
1990s 1976 20%
2000s 2395 24%
2010s 1765 18%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
Various Artists 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Frank Zappa 25 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5052 51%
United Kingdom 2661 27%
Canada 460 5%
Australia 232 2%
Mixed Nationality 211 2%
Germany 170 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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