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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.

U-Roy - Version Galore

U-Roy: Version Galore

Album #84 - June 1970

The story of Jamaican music is as complex and varied as the music of the U.S., so any attempt to tell the story of Jamaican music in one essay would require a ridiculous conceit of epic proportions

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    Robert Johnson - King of the Delta Blues Singers, Vol. 2

    Robert Johnson: King of the Delta Blues Singers Vol. 2

    Album #83 - June 1970

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      Kris Kristofferson: Me and Bobby McGee

      Kris Kristofferson: Me and Bobby McGee

      Album #82 - June 1970

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        Deep Purple - In Rock

        Deep Purple: In Rock

        Album #81 - June 1970

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          Randy Newman - 12 Songs

          Randy Newman: 12 Songs

          Album #80 - April 1970

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            Syd Barrett: The Madcap Laughs

            Syd Barrett: The Madcap Laughs

            Album #79 - January 1970

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              Fairport Convention - Liege and Lief

              Fairport Convention: Liege and Lief

              Album #78 - December 1969

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