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RankAlbumArtist
21.

The Queen Is DeadUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1986Appears in:1,977 charts
Rank in 1986:1Rank Score:76,040
Rank in 1980s2Overall Rank:21
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,260 votes)
Comments: 212 comments
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22.

Rubber SoulUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1965Appears in:1,884 charts
Rank in 1965:2Rank Score:71,933
Rank in 1960s8Overall Rank:22
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (2,658 votes)
Comments: 206 comments
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23.

The WallUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,817 charts
Rank in 1979:2Rank Score:69,226
Rank in 1970s6Overall Rank:23
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,783 votes)
Comments: 207 comments
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Is This ItUnited States The Strokes
Year of Release:2001Appears in:1,921 charts
Rank in 2001:1Rank Score:67,476
Rank in 2000s4Overall Rank:24
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (2,407 votes)
Comments: 235 comments
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25.

LovelessIreland My Bloody Valentine
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,729 charts
Rank in 1991:2Rank Score:63,897
Rank in 1990s5Overall Rank:25
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,918 votes)
Comments: 260 comments
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26.

The DoorsUnited States The Doors
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,859 charts
Rank in 1967:3Rank Score:61,349
Rank in 1960s9Overall Rank:26
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,258 votes)
Comments: 165 comments
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27.

Blonde On BlondeUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,554 charts
Rank in 1966:3Rank Score:58,901
Rank in 1960s10Overall Rank:27
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,924 votes)
Comments: 138 comments
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28.

Who's NextUnited Kingdom The Who
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,724 charts
Rank in 1971:2Rank Score:58,108
Rank in 1970s7Overall Rank:28
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,075 votes)
Comments: 163 comments
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29.

The Stone RosesUnited Kingdom The Stone Roses
Year of Release:1989Appears in:1,571 charts
Rank in 1989:2Rank Score:55,865
Rank in 1980s3Overall Rank:29
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,809 votes)
Comments: 174 comments
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30.

Are You ExperiencedUnited States The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,701 charts
Rank in 1967:4Rank Score:55,032
Rank in 1960s11Overall Rank:30
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,995 votes)
Comments: 133 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 212 2%
1960s 637 6%
1970s 1521 15%
1980s 1491 15%
1990s 1977 20%
2000s 2393 24%
2010s 1762 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 5046 50%
United Kingdom 2664 27%
Canada 460 5%
Australia 231 2%
Mixed Nationality 217 2%
Germany 171 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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5. Bob Dylan
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