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RankAlbumArtist
241.

Hot RatsUnited States Frank Zappa
Year of Release:1969Appears in:586 charts
Rank in 1969:12Rank Score:11,259
Rank in 1960s40Overall Rank:241
Average Rating:  83/100 (706 votes)
Comments: 44 comments
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242.

Lost In The DreamUnited States The War On Drugs
Year of Release:2014Appears in:652 charts
Rank in 2014:1Rank Score:11,256
Rank in 2010s16Overall Rank:242
Average Rating:  82/100 (862 votes)
Comments: 88 comments
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243.

Vs.United States Pearl Jam
Year of Release:1993Appears in:503 charts
Rank in 1993:5Rank Score:11,245
Rank in 1990s52Overall Rank:243
Average Rating:  80/100 (773 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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244.

Cosmo's FactoryUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1970Appears in:598 charts
Rank in 1970:13Rank Score:11,217
Rank in 1970s61Overall Rank:244
Average Rating:  84/100 (693 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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245.

Oracular SpectacularUnited States MGMT
Year of Release:2007Appears in:659 charts
Rank in 2007:7Rank Score:11,177
Rank in 2000s44Overall Rank:245
Average Rating:  79/100 (992 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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246.

Strangeways, Here We ComeUnited Kingdom The Smiths
Year of Release:1987Appears in:565 charts
Rank in 1987:4Rank Score:11,142
Rank in 1980s32Overall Rank:246
Average Rating:  81/100 (835 votes)
Comments: 53 comments
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247.

An Awesome WaveUnited Kingdom ∆ (alt-J)
Year of Release:2012Appears in:493 charts
Rank in 2012:4Rank Score:11,095
Rank in 2010s17Overall Rank:247
Average Rating:  78/100 (796 votes)
Comments: 66 comments
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248.

American BeautyUnited States Grateful Dead
Year of Release:1970Appears in:439 charts
Rank in 1970:14Rank Score:11,006
Rank in 1970s62Overall Rank:248
Average Rating:  80/100 (626 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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249.

Back To BlackUnited Kingdom Amy Winehouse
Year of Release:2006Appears in:571 charts
Rank in 2006:4Rank Score:10,895
Rank in 2000s45Overall Rank:249
Average Rating:  79/100 (781 votes)
Comments: 36 comments
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250.

At Folsom PrisonUnited States Johnny Cash
Year of Release:1968Appears in:576 charts
Rank in 1968:8Rank Score:10,767
Rank in 1960s41Overall Rank:250
Average Rating:  82/100 (764 votes)
Comments: 35 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 208 2%
1960s 644 6%
1970s 1521 15%
1980s 1504 15%
1990s 1996 20%
2000s 2421 24%
2010s 1699 17%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
Various Artists 32 0%
The Beatles 28 0%
Frank Zappa 25 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5074 51%
United Kingdom 2653 27%
Canada 464 5%
Australia 232 2%
Mixed Nationality 200 2%
Germany 171 2%
Sweden 155 2%
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