Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by stangetzaway (2020)

Always on the look out for new music so all suggestions welcome. I'd like to think all of these albums are gems so if you have 't heard any of them they're pretty safe bets. A handful of albums culled by dominant artists for the sake of diversity but nothing too drastic.

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[First added to this chart: 12/08/2015]
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1959
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30,444
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1968
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56,185
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1979
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49,381
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1956
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2,686
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1966
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33,967
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6. (=)
Hatful Of Hollow
Compilation
According to the bean counters this a compilation. 16 perfect songs written and recorded within months of each other satisfies my definition of an album for what it's worth. [First added to this chart: 06/29/2016]
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1984
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6,864
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[First added to this chart: 12/08/2015]
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1969
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84,214
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[First added to this chart: 12/08/2015]
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1959
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7,484
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[First added to this chart: 12/08/2015]
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1970
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19,217
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[First added to this chart: 12/08/2015]
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1968
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Total albums: 100. Page 1 of 10

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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 0 0%
1950s 12 12%
1960s 21 21%
1970s 22 22%
1980s 15 15%
1990s 12 12%
2000s 14 14%
2010s 4 4%
Country Albums %


United States 51 51%
United Kingdom 31 31%
Australia 8 8%
Canada 3 3%
Mixed Nationality 2 2%
Ireland 2 2%
Iceland 1 1%
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Top 100 Greatest Music Albums chart changes

Biggest fallers
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Speak No Evil
by Wayne Shorter
fallers Down 1 from 68th to 69th
Reading, Writing And Arithmetic
by The Sundays
fallers Down 1 from 69th to 70th
White Light/White Heat
by The Velvet Underground
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newentries Moon Safari
by Air

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From 07/30/2019 11:25
nice chart, very eclectic
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From 11/10/2018 06:49
I would’ve loved something more ‘drastic’ and less safe.
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From 11/09/2018 22:49
Thanks for the kind comments and ratings. Enjoy your weekend guys
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From 11/09/2018 14:08
Nice selections of rock, jazz, folk, indie/alt, and hip-hop. A good blend of well known albums and more under the radar choices. I added a couple to my "listen to later" list. Cool!
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From 11/09/2018 11:52
Love it. Still need to listen to Mingus Ah Um
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From 11/09/2018 10:06
Really nice jazz picks! :)
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From 11/09/2018 09:33
Very nice chart !
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From 06/05/2018 16:53
Fantastic list. I hadn't heard of the McLaughlin Blacklight album until I saw it here, so I will most definitely give it a listen
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From 12/18/2017 17:58
extra points for the Sundays
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From 12/15/2017 21:35
In addition to excellent selections throughout, you happened to pick so many of my favorite jazz albums. Everyone should check out all of the jazz on this chart because because all of those records are awesome.
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