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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.

Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left

Nick Drake: Five Leaves Left

Album #69 - September 1969

Considering Nick Drake’s innate shyness, it’s a wonder that he ever recorded at all, which makes it all the more incredible that he is a posthumous star.

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    Van Morrison: Astral Weeks

    Van Morrison: Astral Weeks

    Album #57

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      Etta James: Tell Mama

      Etta James: Tell Mama

      Album #56

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        The Byrds – Sweetheart of the Rodeo

        The Byrds – Sweetheart of the Rodeo

        Album #55

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          Tropicalia - Ou Panis Et Cercencis

          Tropicalia: Ou Panis Et Circensis

          Album #54

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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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