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RankAlbumArtist
501.

Sounds Of SilenceUnited States Simon And Garfunkel
Year of Release:1966Appears in:406 charts
Rank in 1966:5Rank Score:4,955
Rank in 1960s59Overall Rank:501
Average Rating:  80/100 (486 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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502.

Everything Must GoUnited Kingdom Manic Street Preachers
Year of Release:1996Appears in:274 charts
Rank in 1996:7Rank Score:4,954
Rank in 1990s98Overall Rank:502
Average Rating:  77/100 (385 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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503.

Freak Out!United States The Mothers of Invention
Year of Release:1966Appears in:358 charts
Rank in 1966:6Rank Score:4,938
Rank in 1960s60Overall Rank:503
Average Rating:  81/100 (507 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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504.

Green RiverUnited States Creedence Clearwater Revival
Year of Release:1969Appears in:397 charts
Rank in 1969:17Rank Score:4,910
Rank in 1960s61Overall Rank:504
Average Rating:  82/100 (494 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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505.

Morrison HotelUnited States The Doors
Year of Release:1970Appears in:345 charts
Rank in 1970:21Rank Score:4,890
Rank in 1970s127Overall Rank:505
Average Rating:  80/100 (597 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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506.

Only By The NightUnited States Kings Of Leon
Year of Release:2008Appears in:303 charts
Rank in 2008:7Rank Score:4,886
Rank in 2000s96Overall Rank:506
Average Rating:  72/100 (607 votes)
Comments: 40 comments
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507.

Wasting LightUnited States Foo Fighters
Year of Release:2011Appears in:313 charts
Rank in 2011:9Rank Score:4,885
Rank in 2010s47Overall Rank:507
Average Rating:  76/100 (619 votes)
Comments: 43 comments
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508.

Hybrid TheoryUnited States Linkin Park
Year of Release:2000Appears in:245 charts
Rank in 2000:11Rank Score:4,861
Rank in 2000s97Overall Rank:508
Average Rating:  64/100 (620 votes)
Comments: 56 comments
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509.

Kill 'Em AllUnited States Metallica
Year of Release:1983Appears in:307 charts
Rank in 1983:7Rank Score:4,856
Rank in 1980s72Overall Rank:509
Average Rating:  78/100 (633 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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510.

The Division BellUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1994Appears in:313 charts
Rank in 1994:18Rank Score:4,850
Rank in 1990s99Overall Rank:510
Average Rating:  74/100 (816 votes)
Comments: 47 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 210 2%
1960s 638 6%
1970s 1518 15%
1980s 1519 15%
1990s 2019 20%
2000s 2447 24%
2010s 1642 16%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 36 0%
Various Artists 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 28 0%
Frank Zappa 26 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5067 51%
United Kingdom 2677 27%
Canada 457 5%
Australia 237 2%
Mixed Nationality 166 2%
Germany 165 2%
Sweden 160 2%
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