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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.

David Bowie - Space Oddity

David Bowie: Space Oddity

Album #77 - November 1969

Looking back, it’s incredible to see how long it took America to appreciate David Bowie.

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    Captain Beefheart - Trout Mask Replica

    Captain Beefheart: Trout Mask Replica (Part 2)

    Album #66 - June 1969

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      The Shaggs - Philosophy of the World

      The Shaggs

      Album #65 - June 1969

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        The Meters - The Meters

        The Meters - The Meters

        Album #64 - May 1969

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          The Sir Douglas Quintet: Mendocino

          The Sir Douglas Quintet: Mendocino

          Album #63 - April 1969

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            The Velvet Underground: The Velvet Underground

            The Velvet Underground: The Velvet Underground

            Album #62 - March 1969

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              DUSTY SPRINGFIELD

              Dusty Springfield: Dusty in Memphis

              Album #61 - March 1969

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