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RankAlbumArtist
51.

Born To RunUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,224 charts
Rank in 1975:3Rank Score:41,024
Rank in 1970s15Overall Rank:51
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,578 votes)
Comments: 103 comments
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52.

In UteroUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1993Appears in:1,392 charts
Rank in 1993:1Rank Score:40,575
Rank in 1990s9Overall Rank:52
Average Rating:  84/100 (2,113 votes)
Comments: 139 comments
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53.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,375 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:40,442
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:53
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,662 votes)
Comments: 97 comments
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54.

To Pimp A ButterflyUnited States Kendrick Lamar
Year of Release:2015Appears in:1,220 charts
Rank in 2015:1Rank Score:40,330
Rank in 2010s3Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: Top rated 90/100 (1,550 votes)
Comments: 288 comments
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55.

IllinoisUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2005Appears in:1,265 charts
Rank in 2005:1Rank Score:38,074
Rank in 2000s7Overall Rank:55
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,481 votes)
Comments: 131 comments
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56.

Daydream NationUnited States Sonic Youth
Year of Release:1988Appears in:1,240 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:38,061
Rank in 1980s7Overall Rank:56
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,464 votes)
Comments: 119 comments
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57.

Automatic For The PeopleUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1992Appears in:1,421 charts
Rank in 1992:1Rank Score:37,985
Rank in 1990s10Overall Rank:57
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,710 votes)
Comments: 139 comments
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58.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,341 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:37,966
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:58
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,043 votes)
Comments: 105 comments
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59.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,189 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:36,865
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:59
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,337 votes)
Comments: 105 comments
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60.

Siamese DreamUnited States The Smashing Pumpkins
Year of Release:1993Appears in:1,269 charts
Rank in 1993:2Rank Score:36,580
Rank in 1990s11Overall Rank:60
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,493 votes)
Comments: 121 comments
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Overall chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 212 2%
1960s 637 6%
1970s 1520 15%
1980s 1492 15%
1990s 1978 20%
2000s 2393 24%
2010s 1761 18%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
Various Artists 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Frank Zappa 25 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5048 50%
United Kingdom 2665 27%
Canada 460 5%
Australia 231 2%
Mixed Nationality 217 2%
Germany 170 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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3. Led Zeppelin
4. The Clash
5. The Rolling Stones
6. Neil Young
7. The Who
8. Bruce Springsteen
9. Fleetwood Mac
10. Bob Dylan
11. Black Sabbath
12. Genesis
13. Queen
14. Joy Division
15. Yes
16. Stevie Wonder
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18. Bob Marley
19. Television
20. Joni Mitchell


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