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RankAlbumArtist
51.

Hunky DoryUnited Kingdom David Bowie
Year of Release:1971Appears in:1,421 charts
Rank in 1971:3Rank Score:41,554
Rank in 1970s14Overall Rank:51
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,911 votes)
Comments: 121 comments
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52.

Born To RunUnited States Bruce Springsteen
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,239 charts
Rank in 1975:3Rank Score:41,262
Rank in 1970s15Overall Rank:52
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,609 votes)
Comments: 105 comments
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53.

In UteroUnited States Nirvana
Year of Release:1993Appears in:1,404 charts
Rank in 1993:1Rank Score:41,180
Rank in 1990s9Overall Rank:53
Average Rating:  84/100 (2,168 votes)
Comments: 144 comments
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54.

Let It BleedUnited Kingdom The Rolling Stones
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,391 charts
Rank in 1969:4Rank Score:40,538
Rank in 1960s14Overall Rank:54
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,696 votes)
Comments: 100 comments
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55.

IllinoisUnited States Sufjan Stevens
Year of Release:2005Appears in:1,295 charts
Rank in 2005:1Rank Score:39,254
Rank in 2000s7Overall Rank:55
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,523 votes)
Comments: 132 comments
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56.

Daydream NationUnited States Sonic Youth
Year of Release:1988Appears in:1,259 charts
Rank in 1988:1Rank Score:38,127
Rank in 1980s7Overall Rank:56
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,490 votes)
Comments: 122 comments
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57.

Led ZeppelinUnited Kingdom Led Zeppelin
Year of Release:1969Appears in:1,360 charts
Rank in 1969:5Rank Score:38,010
Rank in 1960s15Overall Rank:57
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,087 votes)
Comments: 108 comments
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58.

Automatic For The PeopleUnited States R.E.M.
Year of Release:1992Appears in:1,427 charts
Rank in 1992:1Rank Score:37,977
Rank in 1990s10Overall Rank:58
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,746 votes)
Comments: 142 comments
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59.

Siamese DreamUnited States The Smashing Pumpkins
Year of Release:1993Appears in:1,286 charts
Rank in 1993:2Rank Score:37,314
Rank in 1990s11Overall Rank:59
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,536 votes)
Comments: 124 comments
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60.

Astral WeeksUnited Kingdom Van Morrison
Year of Release:1968Appears in:1,207 charts
Rank in 1968:2Rank Score:37,095
Rank in 1960s16Overall Rank:60
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,363 votes)
Comments: 107 comments
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Overall chart

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 5 0%
1950s 215 2%
1960s 648 6%
1970s 1531 15%
1980s 1493 15%
1990s 1970 20%
2000s 2365 24%
2010s 1773 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 24 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5016 50%
United Kingdom 2655 27%
Canada 456 5%
Mixed Nationality 252 3%
Australia 231 2%
Germany 171 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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