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RankAlbumArtist
431.

In The Wee Small HoursUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1955Appears in:271 charts
Rank in 1955:1Rank Score:5,109
Rank in 1950s5Overall Rank:431
Average Rating:  80/100 (357 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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432.

Ocean RainUnited Kingdom Echo & The Bunnymen
Year of Release:1984Appears in:301 charts
Rank in 1984:11Rank Score:5,095
Rank in 1980s59Overall Rank:432
Average Rating:  79/100 (360 votes)
Comments: 18 comments
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433.

Straight Outta ComptonUnited States N.W.A
Year of Release:1988Appears in:301 charts
Rank in 1988:6Rank Score:5,073
Rank in 1980s60Overall Rank:433
Average Rating:  78/100 (418 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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434.

Songs Of Love And HateCanada Leonard Cohen
Year of Release:1971Appears in:288 charts
Rank in 1971:19Rank Score:5,064
Rank in 1970s107Overall Rank:434
Average Rating:  83/100 (359 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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435.

Out Of TimeUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1991Appears in:368 charts
Rank in 1991:12Rank Score:5,043
Rank in 1990s86Overall Rank:435
Average Rating:  77/100 (629 votes)
Comments: 41 comments
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436.

AftermathUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1966Appears in:355 charts
Rank in 1966:4Rank Score:5,013
Rank in 1960s55Overall Rank:436
Average Rating:  79/100 (579 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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437.

Rust In PeaceUnited States Megadeth
Year of Release:1990Appears in:235 charts
Rank in 1990:5Rank Score:4,999
Rank in 1990s87Overall Rank:437
Average Rating:  79/100 (406 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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438.

Deep Purple In RockUnited Kingdom Deep Purple
Year of Release:1970Appears in:248 charts
Rank in 1970:19Rank Score:4,998
Rank in 1970s108Overall Rank:438
Average Rating:  80/100 (374 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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439.

Stadium ArcadiumUnited States Red Hot Chili Peppers
Year of Release:2006Appears in:267 charts
Rank in 2006:8Rank Score:4,986
Rank in 2000s90Overall Rank:439
Average Rating:  74/100 (618 votes)
Comments: 38 comments
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440.

Bat Out of HellUnited States Meat Loaf
Year of Release:1977Appears in:250 charts
Rank in 1977:14Rank Score:4,976
Rank in 1970s109Overall Rank:440
Average Rating:  69/100 (415 votes)
Comments: 37 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 212 2%
1960s 646 6%
1970s 1528 15%
1980s 1528 15%
1990s 2070 21%
2000s 2571 26%
2010s 1438 14%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
Various Artists 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 28 0%
Frank Zappa 26 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5060 51%
United Kingdom 2683 27%
Canada 446 4%
Australia 247 2%
Mixed Nationality 179 2%
Germany 163 2%
Sweden 152 2%
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