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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.

The Velvet Underground: Loaded

The Velvet Underground: Loaded

Album #86 - September 1970

Just about the last thing anyone would have expected from the Velvet Underground in 1970 would be an album of concise pop songs, so of course, that is exactly what they delivered.

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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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        David Bowie - Space Oddity

        David Bowie: Space Oddity

        Album #77 - November 1969

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          Scott Walker: Scott 4

          Scott Walker: Scott 4

          Album #76 - November 1969

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            The Allman Brothers Band

            The Allman Brothers Band: (Self Titled)

            Album #75 - November 1969

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              Fleetwood Mac - Then Play On

              Fleetwood Mac: Then Play On

              Album #74 - November 1969

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