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11.

The Beatles (The White Album)United Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1968Appears in:2,091 charts
Rank in 1968:1Rank Score:94,397
Rank in 1960s5Overall Rank:11
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,692 votes)
Comments: 237 comments
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12.

Pet SoundsUnited States The Beach Boys
Year of Release:1966Appears in:2,009 charts
Rank in 1966:2Rank Score:92,418
Rank in 1960s6Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,257 votes)
Comments: 246 comments
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13.

Wish You Were HereUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1975Appears in:2,066 charts
Rank in 1975:1Rank Score:92,283
Rank in 1970s3Overall Rank:13
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,719 votes)
Comments: 205 comments
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14.

In RainbowsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:2007Appears in:2,008 charts
Rank in 2007:1Rank Score:89,163
Rank in 2000s3Overall Rank:14
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (2,653 votes)
Comments: 296 comments
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15.

London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2,054 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:88,735
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,254 votes)
Comments: 196 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:2,050 charts
Rank in 1972:1Rank Score:84,387
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (2,332 votes)
Comments: 206 comments
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17.

In The Aeroplane Over The SeaUnited States Neutral Milk Hotel
Year of Release:1998Appears in:1,794 charts
Rank in 1998:1Rank Score:81,243
Rank in 1990s3Overall Rank:17
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,012 votes)
Comments: 340 comments
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18.

The BendsUnited Kingdom Radiohead
Year of Release:1995Appears in:2,045 charts
Rank in 1995:1Rank Score:81,038
Rank in 1990s4Overall Rank:18
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,779 votes)
Comments: 244 comments
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19.

DoolittleUnited States Pixies
Year of Release:1989Appears in:1,834 charts
Rank in 1989:1Rank Score:75,464
Rank in 1980s1Overall Rank:19
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,033 votes)
Comments: 213 comments
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20.

Highway 61 RevisitedUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,718 charts
Rank in 1965:1Rank Score:71,127
Rank in 1960s7Overall Rank:20
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,996 votes)
Comments: 161 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 8 0%
1950s 210 2%
1960s 648 6%
1970s 1532 15%
1980s 1539 15%
1990s 2026 20%
2000s 2513 25%
2010s 1523 15%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
Various Artists 35 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 28 0%
Frank Zappa 25 0%
Miles Davis 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5070 51%
United Kingdom 2647 26%
Canada 458 5%
Australia 246 2%
Mixed Nationality 172 2%
Germany 167 2%
Sweden 156 2%
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