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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.

TWELVE DREAMS OF DR. SARDONICUS - SPIRIT

Spirit: Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus

Album #87 - November 1970

When this album came out, alternative radio (i.e., FM) was still in its infancy (and I was only slightly older) but somehow I remember hearing parts of this album on the radio.

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    The Velvet Underground: Loaded

    The Velvet Underground: Loaded

    Album #86 - September 1970

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      The Stooges: Fun House

      The Stooges: Fun House

      Album #85 - July 1970

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        U-Roy - Version Galore

        U-Roy: Version Galore

        Album #84 - June 1970

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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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