Best Albums of 1986

Listed below are the best albums of 1986 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 39,000 greatest album charts.

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1986 year summaryThe best artists of 1986 were The Smiths, Metallica, Paul Simon, Peter Gabriel, XTC, Beastie Boys, R.E.M., Slayer, Talk Talk and Sonic Youth.
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948.
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Total albums: 1,000. Page 96 of 100

Best Albums of 1986 composition

Country Albums %


United States 393 39%
United Kingdom 249 25%
Germany 51 5%
Mixed Nationality 45 5%
Australia 34 3%
Japan 27 3%
Canada 20 2%
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Best Artists of 1969
1. The Beatles
2. Led Zeppelin
3. King Crimson
4. The Rolling Stones
5. The Velvet Underground
6. The Who
7. Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
8. Nick Drake
9. Frank Zappa
10. The Band
11. Neil Young
12. Neil Young With Crazy Horse
13. Creedence Clearwater Revival
14. Miles Davis
15. The Kinks
16. Crosby, Stills & Nash
17. The Stooges
18. Fairport Convention
19. Sly & The Family Stone
20. Sly Stone


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