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31.

Exile On Main St.United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,532 charts
Rank in 1972:2Rank Score:55,089
Rank in 1970s8Overall Rank:31
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,914 votes)
Comments: 163 comments
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32.

RumoursUnited Kingdom Fleetwood Mac
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,682 charts
Rank in 1977:1Rank Score:55,059
Rank in 1970s9Overall Rank:32
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,946 votes)
Comments: 145 comments
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33.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,507 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:51,095
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:33
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,757 votes)
Comments: 169 comments
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34.

Unknown PleasuresUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,533 charts
Rank in 1979:3Rank Score:50,178
Rank in 1970s10Overall Rank:34
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,827 votes)
Comments: 154 comments
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35.

Blood On The TracksUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,440 charts
Rank in 1975:2Rank Score:49,880
Rank in 1970s11Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,734 votes)
Comments: 124 comments
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36.

The Joshua TreeIreland U2
Year of Release:1987Appears in:1,504 charts
Rank in 1987:1Rank Score:49,192
Rank in 1980s4Overall Rank:36
Average Rating:  82/100 (2,016 votes)
Comments: 196 comments
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37.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,516 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:48,848
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:37
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,214 votes)
Comments: 135 comments
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38.

Kind Of BlueUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1959Appears in:1,303 charts
Rank in 1959:1Rank Score:48,236
Rank in 1950s1Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,795 votes)
Comments: 132 comments
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39.

The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,514 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:46,907
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (2,250 votes)
Comments: 219 comments
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40.

Remain In LightUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,496 charts
Rank in 1980:1Rank Score:46,719
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,721 votes)
Comments: 142 comments
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Overall chart

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 5 0%
1950s 211 2%
1960s 640 6%
1970s 1529 15%
1980s 1495 15%
1990s 1976 20%
2000s 2379 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%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Frank Zappa 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5009 50%
United Kingdom 2660 27%
Canada 456 5%
Mixed Nationality 256 3%
Australia 233 2%
Germany 171 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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