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The Alternative Top 40

The Alternative Top 40

500 of the best and most historically relevant to NEVER make the top 40 album charts, chosen by Tom Ryan and presented chronologically.

Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band – Clear Spot

Captain Beefheart & the Magic Band: Clear Spot

Album $122 - October 1972

Not many people had high expectations for this record. On paper, the project sounded like a horrible idea.

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    The Harder They Come

    The Harder They Come: Original Soundtrack

    Album #161 - July 1972

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      Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Will the Circle Be Unbroken

      Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Will the Circle Be Unbroken - Part 1

      Album #160 - July 1972

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        Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Will the Circle Be Unbroken

        Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Will the Circle Be Unbroken - Part 2

        Album #160 - July 1972

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          Nitty Gritty Dirt Band - Will the Circle Be Unbroken

          Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: Will the Circle Be Unbroken - Part 3

          Album #160 - August 1972

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            The Flatlanders - More a Legend than a Band

            The Flatlanders - More a Legend than a Band

            Album #159 - June 1972

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              Otis Clay: Trying to Love My Life Without You

              Otis Clay: Trying to Love My Life Without You

              Album #158 - June 1972

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