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RankAlbumArtist
841.

Birth Of The Cool
Compilation
United States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1957Appears in:264 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:3,054
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:841
Average Rating:  81/100 (343 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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842.

Os MutantesBrazil Os Mutantes
Year of Release:1968Appears in:224 charts
Rank in 1968:16Rank Score:3,053
Rank in 1960s83Overall Rank:842
Average Rating:  81/100 (243 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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843.

StarsailorUnited States Tim Buckley
Year of Release:1970Appears in:199 charts
Rank in 1970:28Rank Score:3,053
Rank in 1970s199Overall Rank:843
Average Rating:  78/100 (240 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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844.

The Heart Of Saturday NightUnited States Tom Waits
Year of Release:1974Appears in:209 charts
Rank in 1974:13Rank Score:3,049
Rank in 1970s200Overall Rank:844
Average Rating:  78/100 (298 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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845.

KarmaUnited States Pharoah Sanders
Year of Release:1969Appears in:226 charts
Rank in 1969:23Rank Score:3,049
Rank in 1960s84Overall Rank:845
Average Rating:  81/100 (215 votes)
Comments: 10 comments
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846.

Sky Blue SkyUnited States Wilco
Year of Release:2007Appears in:218 charts
Rank in 2007:22Rank Score:3,027
Rank in 2000s162Overall Rank:846
Average Rating:  76/100 (358 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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847.

AerialUnited Kingdom Kate Bush
Year of Release:2005Appears in:187 charts
Rank in 2005:16Rank Score:3,025
Rank in 2000s163Overall Rank:847
Average Rating:  77/100 (254 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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848.

Pills 'N' Thrills And BellyachesUnited Kingdom Happy Mondays
Year of Release:1990Appears in:227 charts
Rank in 1990:11Rank Score:3,024
Rank in 1990s174Overall Rank:848
Average Rating:  77/100 (285 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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849.

The Madcap LaughsUnited Kingdom Syd Barrett
Year of Release:1970Appears in:236 charts
Rank in 1970:29Rank Score:3,011
Rank in 1970s201Overall Rank:849
Average Rating:  78/100 (327 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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850.

Art Blakey And The Jazz MessengersUnited States Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Year of Release:1959Appears in:243 charts
Rank in 1959:5Rank Score:3,011
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:850
Average Rating:  83/100 (236 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Overall chart

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 4 0%
1950s 214 2%
1960s 650 7%
1970s 1539 15%
1980s 1493 15%
1990s 1962 20%
2000s 2366 24%
2010s 1771 18%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 4994 50%
United Kingdom 2661 27%
Canada 459 5%
Mixed Nationality 262 3%
Australia 230 2%
Germany 173 2%
Sweden 156 2%
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