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RankAlbumArtist
31.

Exile On Main St.United Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1972Appears in:1,519 charts
Rank in 1972:2Rank Score:54,757
Rank in 1970s8Overall Rank:31
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,893 votes)
Comments: 162 comments
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32.

RumoursUnited Kingdom Fleetwood Mac
Year of Release:1977Appears in:1,657 charts
Rank in 1977:1Rank Score:54,586
Rank in 1970s9Overall Rank:32
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,913 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:50,069
Rank in 1970s10Overall Rank:33
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,799 votes)
Comments: 151 comments
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34.

In The Court Of The Crimson KingUnited Kingdom King Crimson
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,478 charts
Rank in 1969:2Rank Score:49,804
Rank in 1960s12Overall Rank:34
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,716 votes)
Comments: 165 comments
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35.

Blood On The TracksUnited States Bob Dylan
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,422 charts
Rank in 1975:2Rank Score:49,674
Rank in 1970s11Overall Rank:35
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,711 votes)
Comments: 123 comments
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36.

The Joshua TreeIreland U2
Year of Release:1987Appears in:1,494 charts
Rank in 1987:1Rank Score:49,243
Rank in 1980s4Overall Rank:36
Average Rating:  82/100 (1,989 votes)
Comments: 191 comments
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37.

Led Zeppelin IIUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,501 charts
Rank in 1969:3Rank Score:48,953
Rank in 1960s13Overall Rank:37
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,179 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:47,889
Rank in 1950s1Overall Rank:38
Average Rating: Top rated 89/100 (1,758 votes)
Comments: 128 comments
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39.

The SuburbsCanada Arcade Fire
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,493 charts
Rank in 2010:1Rank Score:46,620
Rank in 2010s1Overall Rank:39
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (2,223 votes)
Comments: 215 comments
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40.

Remain In LightUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1980Appears in:1,483 charts
Rank in 1980:1Rank Score:46,375
Rank in 1980s5Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,687 votes)
Comments: 137 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 211 2%
1960s 635 6%
1970s 1522 15%
1980s 1488 15%
1990s 1976 20%
2000s 2396 24%
2010s 1765 18%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
Various Artists 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Frank Zappa 25 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5053 51%
United Kingdom 2660 27%
Canada 460 5%
Australia 232 2%
Mixed Nationality 211 2%
Germany 170 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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