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RankAlbumArtist
51.

Hunky DoryUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,201 charts
Rank in 1971:3Rank Score:36,937
Rank in 1970s15Overall Rank:51
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,607 votes)
Comments: 104 comments
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My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyUnited States Kanye West
Year of Release:2010Appears in:1,096 charts
Rank in 2010:2Rank Score:36,617
Rank in 2010s2Overall Rank:52
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,456 votes)
Comments: 197 comments
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53.

In UteroUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1993Appears in:1,199 charts
Rank in 1993:1Rank Score:35,781
Rank in 1990s9Overall Rank:53
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,844 votes)
Comments: 125 comments
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54.

Daydream NationUnited States Sonic Youth
Year of Release:1988Appears in:1,120 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:35,368
Rank in 1980s7Overall Rank:54
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,305 votes)
Comments: 109 comments
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55.

Automatic For The PeopleUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1992Appears in:1,242 charts
Rank in 1992:1Rank Score:35,209
Rank in 1990s10Overall Rank:55
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,505 votes)
Comments: 125 comments
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56.

IllinoisUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2005Appears in:1,131 charts
Rank in 2005:1Rank Score:35,061
Rank in 2000s7Overall Rank:56
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,267 votes)
Comments: 118 comments
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57.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,074 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:35,047
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:57
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,194 votes)
Comments: 96 comments
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58.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,159 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:33,981
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:58
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,799 votes)
Comments: 91 comments
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59.

What's Going OnUnited States Marvin Gaye
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,041 charts
Rank in 1971:4Rank Score:33,105
Rank in 1970s16Overall Rank:59
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,295 votes)
Comments: 96 comments
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60.

Siamese DreamUnited States The Smashing Pumpkins
Year of Release:1993Appears in:1,082 charts
Rank in 1993:2Rank Score:32,502
Rank in 1990s11Overall Rank:60
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,308 votes)
Comments: 110 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 8 0%
1950s 208 2%
1960s 646 6%
1970s 1532 15%
1980s 1543 15%
1990s 2021 20%
2000s 2516 25%
2010s 1525 15%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
Various Artists 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 28 0%
Frank Zappa 25 0%
Miles Davis 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5070 51%
United Kingdom 2644 26%
Canada 456 5%
Australia 248 2%
Mixed Nationality 174 2%
Germany 168 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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