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RankAlbumArtist
71.

Forever ChangesUnited States Love
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,131 charts
Rank in 1967:5Rank Score:32,437
Rank in 1960s18Overall Rank:71
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (1,292 votes)
Comments: 119 comments
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72.

ThrillerUnited States Michael Jackson
Year of Release:1982Appears in:1,214 charts
Rank in 1982:1Rank Score:31,951
Rank in 1980s10Overall Rank:72
Average Rating:  81/100 (1,683 votes)
Comments: 114 comments
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73.

ElephantUnited States The White Stripes
Year of Release:2003Appears in:1,245 charts
Rank in 2003:1Rank Score:31,840
Rank in 2000s8Overall Rank:73
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,811 votes)
Comments: 108 comments
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74.

ParanoidUnited Kingdom Black Sabbath
Year of Release:1970Appears in:1,207 charts
Rank in 1970:1Rank Score:31,405
Rank in 1970s20Overall Rank:74
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,579 votes)
Comments: 99 comments
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75.

Mellon Collie And The Infinite SadnessUnited States The Smashing Pumpkins
Year of Release:1995Appears in:1,194 charts
Rank in 1995:3Rank Score:31,404
Rank in 1990s14Overall Rank:75
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,466 votes)
Comments: 137 comments
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76.

A Night At The OperaUnited Kingdom Queen
Year of Release:1975Appears in:1,125 charts
Rank in 1975:4Rank Score:30,839
Rank in 1970s21Overall Rank:76
Average Rating:  83/100 (1,510 votes)
Comments: 107 comments
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77.

Magical Mystery TourUnited Kingdom The Beatles
Year of Release:1967Appears in:1,137 charts
Rank in 1967:6Rank Score:29,938
Rank in 1960s19Overall Rank:77
Average Rating: Top rated 85/100 (2,002 votes)
Comments: 131 comments
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78.

Achtung BabyIreland U2
Year of Release:1991Appears in:1,047 charts
Rank in 1991:4Rank Score:29,528
Rank in 1990s15Overall Rank:78
Average Rating:  80/100 (1,492 votes)
Comments: 121 comments
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79.

A Rush Of Blood To The HeadUnited Kingdom Coldplay
Year of Release:2002Appears in:1,088 charts
Rank in 2002:2Rank Score:29,245
Rank in 2000s9Overall Rank:79
Average Rating:  78/100 (1,829 votes)
Comments: 147 comments
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80.

DummyUnited Kingdom Portishead
Year of Release:1994Appears in:1,177 charts
Rank in 1994:3Rank Score:29,181
Rank in 1990s16Overall Rank:80
Average Rating:  84/100 (1,297 votes)
Comments: 85 comments
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Overall chart

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 208 2%
1960s 642 6%
1970s 1521 15%
1980s 1495 15%
1990s 1972 20%
2000s 2390 24%
2010s 1765 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 5039 50%
United Kingdom 2669 27%
Canada 455 5%
Mixed Nationality 236 2%
Australia 216 2%
Germany 172 2%
Sweden 160 2%
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