Best Album per Year by RoundTheBend

Here's a first stab at best album per year since 1940.
I'm seeing discrepancies on years I got from this database 4 years ago... oh well...

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1940: Dust Bowl Ballads by Woody Guthrie
Year of Release:
1964
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Rank Score:
543
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1941: Southern Exposure by Josh White [First added to this chart: 09/23/2020]
Year of Release:
1941
Appears in:
Rank Score:
175
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1942: Her Second Album of Piano Solos With Drums by Hazel Scott [First added to this chart: 09/23/2020]
Year of Release:
1942
Appears in:
Rank Score:
139
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1943: Songs by Lead Belly: Accompanied by Sonny Terry by Leadbelly [First added to this chart: 09/23/2020]
Year of Release:
1943
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Rank Score:
122
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1944: An Album of Outstanding Arrangements by Glenn Miller [First added to this chart: 09/23/2020]
Year of Release:
1944
Appears in:
Rank Score:
272
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1945: Hot Jazz by Quintette du Hot Club de France [First added to this chart: 09/23/2020]
Year of Release:
1945
Appears in:
Rank Score:
95
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1946: Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five by Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five [First added to this chart: 09/23/2020]
Year of Release:
1946
Appears in:
Rank Score:
141
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1947: Teddy Wilson - Billie Holiday by Teddy Wilson And His Orchestra Featuring Billie Holiday [First added to this chart: 09/23/2020]
Year of Release:
1947
Appears in:
Rank Score:
258
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1948: Liberian Suite by Duke Ellington and His Orchestra [First added to this chart: 09/23/2020]
Year of Release:
1948
Appears in:
Rank Score:
160
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10. (=)
Guitar Solos 
Compilation
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1949: Guitar Solos by Andrés Segovia [First added to this chart: 09/23/2020]
Year of Release:
1949
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Rank Score:
166
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Best Album per Year composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 9 11%
1950s 8 10%
1960s 11 14%
1970s 10 12%
1980s 11 14%
1990s 11 14%
2000s 10 12%
2010s 10 12%
2020s 1 1%
Country Albums %


United States 61 75%
United Kingdom 9 11%
Mixed Nationality 2 2%
Spain 1 1%
France 1 1%
Norway 1 1%
Canada 1 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 76 94%
Yes 5 6%
Live? Albums %
No 76 94%
Yes 5 6%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 80 99%
Yes 1 1%

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1. Kid A by Radiohead
2. In Rainbows by Radiohead
3. Funeral by Arcade Fire
4. Is This It by The Strokes
5. Illinois by Sufjan Stevens
6. Yankee Hotel Foxtrot by Wilco
7. Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not by Arctic Monkeys
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10. Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas To Heaven by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
11. Sound Of Silver by LCD Soundsystem
12. A Rush Of Blood To The Head by Coldplay
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14. Elephant by The White Stripes
15. Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots by The Flaming Lips
16. Amnesiac by Radiohead
17. Songs For The Deaf by Queens Of The Stone Age
18. Demon Days by Gorillaz
19. Fleet Foxes by Fleet Foxes
20. Merriweather Post Pavilion by Animal Collective
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