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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 - Trout Mask Replica

Captain Beefheart: Trout Mask Replica (Part 1)

Album #66 - June 1969

First of all, I’m certain that Don Van Vliet would not (necessarily) have approved, but it probably wouldn’t hurt to be stoned for your first listen.

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    Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Creedence Clearwater Revival

    Album #53

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      Leon Russell and Marc Benno: Look Inside the Asylum Choir

      The Asylum Choir: Look Inside

      Album #52

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        Thelonious Monk: Underground

        Thelonious Monk: Underground

        Album #51

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          Small Faces: Ogden's Nut Gone Flake

          Small Faces: Ogden's Nut Gone Flake

          Album #50

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            The Zombies: Odessey and Oracle

            Album #49

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              The Velvet Underground: White Light, White Heat

              The Velvet Underground: White Light, White Heat

              Album #48

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