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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.

Townes Van Zandt: High, Low and In Between

Townes Van Zandt: High, Low and In Between

Album 105 - January 1972

People who know a lot more about these kinds of things than I do say that the best American songwriters come from Texas.

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    Jackson Browne: Jackson Browne (AKA - 'Saturate Before Using')

    Jackson Browne: Jackson Browne (AKA - 'Saturate Before Using')

    Album #104 - January 1972

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      J.J. Cale - Naturally

      J.J. Cale: Naturally

      Album #103 - January 1972

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        David Bowie: Hunky Dory

        David Bowie: Hunky Dory

        Album #102 - December 1971

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          The Kinks: Muswell Hillbillies

          The Kinks: Muswell Hillbillies

          Album #101 - November 1971

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            Pink Floyd - Meddle

            Pink Floyd: Meddle

            Album #100 - November 1971

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              O.V. Wright

              O.V. Wright: A Nickel and a Nail and Ace of Spades

              Album #99 - July 1971

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