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RankAlbumArtist
31.

Exile On Main St.United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,521 charts
Rank in 1972:2Rank Score:54,786
Rank in 1970s8Overall Rank:31
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,895 votes)
Comments: 162 comments
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32.

RumoursUnited Kingdom Fleetwood Mac
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,661 charts
Rank in 1977:1Rank Score:54,688
Rank in 1970s9Overall Rank:32
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,916 votes)
Comments: 144 comments
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33.

Unknown PleasuresUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,519 charts
Rank in 1979:3Rank Score:50,086
Rank in 1970s10Overall Rank:33
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,802 votes)
Comments: 151 comments
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34.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,482 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:49,949
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:34
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,722 votes)
Comments: 165 comments
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35.

Blood On The TracksUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,424 charts
Rank in 1975:2Rank Score:49,794
Rank in 1970s11Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,714 votes)
Comments: 123 comments
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36.

The Joshua TreeIreland U2
Year of Release:1987Appears in:1,497 charts
Rank in 1987:1Rank Score:49,324
Rank in 1980s4Overall Rank:36
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,992 votes)
Comments: 192 comments
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37.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,505 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:49,012
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:37
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,182 votes)
Comments: 135 comments
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38.

Kind Of BlueUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1959Appears in:1,285 charts
Rank in 1959:1Rank Score:47,910
Rank in 1950s1Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,761 votes)
Comments: 128 comments
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39.

The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,492 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:46,619
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (2,224 votes)
Comments: 215 comments
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40.

Remain In LightUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,480 charts
Rank in 1980:1Rank Score:46,302
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,688 votes)
Comments: 138 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 212 2%
1960s 635 6%
1970s 1521 15%
1980s 1493 15%
1990s 1977 20%
2000s 2390 24%
2010s 1765 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 5049 50%
United Kingdom 2662 27%
Canada 459 5%
Australia 232 2%
Mixed Nationality 217 2%
Germany 169 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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Best Albums of 1969
1. Abbey Road by The Beatles
2. In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson
3. Led Zeppelin II by Led Zeppelin
4. Let It Bleed by The Rolling Stones
5. Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin
6. The Velvet Underground by The Velvet Underground
7. Tommy by The Who
8. Trout Mask Replica by Captain Beefheart And His Magic Band
9. Five Leaves Left by Nick Drake
10. The Band by The Band
11. Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere by Neil Young And Crazy Horse
12. Hot Rats by Frank Zappa
13. In A Silent Way by Miles Davis
14. Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire) by The Kinks
15. Crosby, Stills & Nash by Crosby, Stills & Nash
16. The Stooges by The Stooges
17. Green River by Creedence Clearwater Revival
18. Dusty In Memphis by Dusty Springfield
19. Willy And The Poor Boys by Creedence Clearwater Revival
20. Stand! by Sly & The Family Stone


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