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11.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:2,005 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:91,804
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,560 votes)
Comments: 227 comments
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12.

Wish You Were HereUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,960 charts
Rank in 1975:1Rank Score:89,153
Rank in 1970s3Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,561 votes)
Comments: 201 comments
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13.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,913 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:88,203
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,135 votes)
Comments: 237 comments
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14.

London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,965 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:85,736
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:14
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,144 votes)
Comments: 189 comments
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15.

In RainbowsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2007Appears in:1,890 charts
Rank in 2007:1Rank Score:83,877
Rank in 2000s3Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,510 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:1,934 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:79,750
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:1,964 charts
Rank in 1995:1Rank Score:78,801
Rank in 1990s3Overall Rank:17
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,663 votes)
Comments: 240 comments
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18.

In The Aeroplane Over The SeaUnited States Neutral Milk Hotel
Year of Release:1998Appears in:1,707 charts
Rank in 1998:1Rank Score:78,021
Rank in 1990s4Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,902 votes)
Comments: 326 comments
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19.

DoolittleUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1989Appears in:1,745 charts
Rank in 1989:1Rank Score:72,517
Rank in 1980s1Overall Rank:19
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,944 votes)
Comments: 203 comments
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20.

Highway 61 RevisitedUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,642 charts
Rank in 1965:1Rank Score:69,463
Rank in 1960s7Overall Rank:20
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,896 votes)
Comments: 155 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 209 2%
1960s 653 7%
1970s 1521 15%
1980s 1530 15%
1990s 2062 21%
2000s 2555 26%
2010s 1463 15%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 5056 51%
United Kingdom 2677 27%
Canada 445 4%
Australia 245 2%
Mixed Nationality 183 2%
Germany 164 2%
Sweden 155 2%
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