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Listed below are the overall rankings for the best albums in history as determined by their aggregate positions in over 42,000 different greatest album charts on BestEverAlbums.com!

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Year of Release:
1972
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6,625
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Year of Release:
2011
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6,597
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1978
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6,582
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1978
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6,564
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2010
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6,550
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Year of Release:
1982
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6,535
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Year of Release:
1976
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6,533
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1978
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6,531
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1977
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6,469
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1998
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6,436
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 31 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 683 7%
1970s 1,523 15%
1980s 1,474 15%
1990s 1,845 18%
2000s 2,034 20%
2010s 2,157 22%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,010 50%
United Kingdom 2,606 26%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 274 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 184 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,707 97%
Yes 293 3%
Best Albums of the 1980s
1. Doolittle by Pixies
2. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
3. Remain In Light by Talking Heads
4. The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses
5. Disintegration by The Cure
6. The Joshua Tree by U2
7. Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
8. Closer by Joy Division
9. Thriller by Michael Jackson
10. Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
11. Purple Rain by Prince And The Revolution
12. Surfer Rosa by Pixies
13. Appetite For Destruction by Guns N' Roses
14. Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
15. Master Of Puppets by Metallica
16. Graceland by Paul Simon
17. Back In Black by AC/DC
18. Murmur by R.E.M.
19. Spirit Of Eden by Talk Talk
20. Moving Pictures by Rush
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