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The Top 500 of The Top 40

The Top 500 of The Top 40

500 of the best and most historically relevant albums to make the top 40 album charts from 1964 to the present - chosen by Tom Ryan and presented chronologically.

Frank Sinatra - In the Wee Small Hours

Frank Sinatra: In The Wee Small Hours

Album #1 - April 1955

One distinct advantage of the new long-playing format was its ability to hold a series of songs so they would be heard in a distinct playing order.

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    Paul McCartney and Wing - Band on the Run

    Paul McCartney and Wings: Band on the Run

    Album #227- December 1973

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      The Who: Quadrophenia

      The Who: Quadrophenia - Part 2

      Album #226 - October 1973

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        The Who - Quadrophenia

        The Who: Quadrophenia - Part 1

        Album #226 - October 1973

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          Elton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road

          Elton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Part 2

          Album #225 - October 1973

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            Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Elton John

            Elton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road - Part 1

            Album #225 - October 1973

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              Poco - Crazy Eyes

              Poco: Crazy Eyes

              Album #224 - September 1973

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                Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention: Over-Nite Sensation

                Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention: Over-Nite Sensation

                Album #223 - September 1973

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                  Lynyrd Skynyrd: Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd

                  Lynyrd Skynyrd: (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd)

                  Album #222 - August 1973

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                    Stevie Wonder: Innervision

                    Stevie Wonder: Innervision

                    Album #221 - August 1973

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                      Mavin Gaye - Let's Get It On

                      Marvin Gaye: Let's Get It On

                      Album # 220 - August 1973

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                        Steely Dan - Countdown to Ecstasy

                        Steely Dan: Countdown to Ecstasy

                        Album #219 - July 1973

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                          Mott The Hoople - MOTT

                          Mott The Hoople: MOTT

                          Album #218 - July 1973

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