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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by cromni (2019)

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Definitely a work in progress. I would call this chart Top 100 Favorite Music Albums instead of Top 100 Greatest Music Albums. That's why it's so fluid, and explains why I have 2 Built to Spill albums in my top 20, including one of their most obscure albums, instead of an all Beatles, Radiohead and Zeppelin top 10. These albums have had the most impact on my life, and I have little concern for critical consensus.

Chart updated: 03/09/2019 06:15 (Created: 01/25/2011 09:38). Chart size: 100 albums.

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RankAlbumArtist
11. (=)

Fever RaySweden Fever Ray

(First added to chart: 01/24/2011)
Year of Release:2009Appears in:202 charts
Rank in 2009:15Rank Score:2,559
Rank in 2000s178Overall Rank:971
Average Rating:  78/100 (266 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
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12. (=)

A Love SupremeUnited States John Coltrane

(First added to chart: 01/25/2011)
Year of Release:1965Appears in:959 charts
Rank in 1965:3Rank Score:27,159
Rank in 1960s20Overall Rank:90
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,129 votes)
Comments: 70 comments
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13. (=)

Perfect From Now OnUnited States Built To Spill

(First added to chart: 01/24/2011)
Year of Release:1997Appears in:416 charts
Rank in 1997:9Rank Score:8,747
Rank in 1990s64Overall Rank:326
Average Rating:  84/100 (472 votes)
Comments: 29 comments
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14. (=)

Blonde On BlondeUnited States Bob Dylan

(First added to chart: 01/24/2011)
Year of Release:1966Appears in:1,566 charts
Rank in 1966:3Rank Score:59,183
Rank in 1960s10Overall Rank:27
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,934 votes)
Comments: 138 comments
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15. (=)

The Good SonMixed Nationality Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds

(First added to chart: 01/24/2011)
Year of Release:1990Appears in:214 charts
Rank in 1990:14Rank Score:2,265
Rank in 1990s229Overall Rank:1,090
Average Rating:  81/100 (271 votes)
Comments: 13 comments
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16. (=)

Everybody Knows This Is NowhereCanada Neil Young And Crazy Horse

(First added to chart: 01/24/2011)
Year of Release:1969Appears in:672 charts
Rank in 1969:11Rank Score:12,125
Rank in 1960s39Overall Rank:232
Average Rating:  84/100 (851 votes)
Comments: 46 comments
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17. (=)

Dragging A Dead Deer Up A HillUnited States Grouper

(First added to chart: 03/09/2019)
Year of Release:2008Appears in:95 charts
Rank in 2008:24Rank Score:1,333
Rank in 2000s343Overall Rank:1,702
Average Rating:  78/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
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18. (=)

SwordfishtrombonesUnited States Tom Waits

(First added to chart: 01/25/2011)
Year of Release:1983Appears in:465 charts
Rank in 1983:6Rank Score:6,982
Rank in 1980s50Overall Rank:387
Average Rating:  82/100 (567 votes)
Comments: 26 comments
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19. (=)

After The Gold RushCanada Neil Young

(First added to chart: 02/06/2011)
Year of Release:1970Appears in:1,157 charts
Rank in 1970:2Rank Score:28,648
Rank in 1970s22Overall Rank:82
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,412 votes)
Comments: 95 comments
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20. (=)

Teenager Of The YearUnited States Frank Black

(First added to chart: 06/07/2015)
Year of Release:1994Appears in:79 charts
Rank in 1994:53Rank Score:1,216
Rank in 1990s379Overall Rank:1,826
Average Rating:  75/100 (105 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 0 0%
1960s 12 12%
1970s 14 14%
1980s 9 9%
1990s 44 44%
2000s 16 16%
2010s 5 5%
Artist Albums %


Built To Spill 5 5%
Yo La Tengo 4 4%
Bob Dylan 3 3%
Fugazi 3 3%
Neil Young 3 3%
The Breeders 2 2%
Tortoise 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 73 73%
United Kingdom 13 13%
Canada 6 6%
Mixed Nationality 4 4%
Sweden 2 2%
Iceland 2 2%

Top 100 Greatest Music Albums chart changes

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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums ratings

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87/100 (from 56 votes)
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90/100
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90/100
  
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01/11/2019 19:05
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01/11/2019 11:38
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01/11/2019 09:01
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From sidneyfranklyn 01/11/2019 11:40
I really like this chart, so so many great picks especially the hip hop choices. If I had to critique (only if I had to!) I'd say there's a little too great a slant towards the 90s but honestly I'm nit-picking. Some notes would be a great addition!!
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From Graeme2 08/12/2018 21:03
What Bobby said. My mate loves built to spill, not sure why I've not checked them out
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From bobbyb5 04/11/2018 02:55
Very cool.
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From LedZep 06/03/2017 22:44
On the Beach in an appropriate place. Same can be said for The Black Saint, I just love that record. The Good Son's also my favourite Cave. So different chart from mine and yet so good. And 2 Calexico albums!
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From stangetzaway 06/06/2016 16:30
I like the cut of your jib.
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From dihansse 06/06/2016 15:16
I especially like your love of Built to Spill and understand why it had such a big effect on you in the past
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From platus 10/31/2015 13:53
Good chart
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From HoldenM 10/31/2015 08:03
YES!!!
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From manurock 06/25/2014 18:48
We don't have much in common but the fact that you topped 10 "On the Beach" makes me have respect for your chart ;)
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From samistake2ice 06/25/2014 15:19
I got the BTS album when they released it on Record Store Day. Plus i love the Tom Waits. Great Chart!
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