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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 - Pink Moon

Nick Drake: Pink Moon

Album #107 - February 1972

Nick Drake’s last album was a tough sell, even when compared to his previous pair.

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    Ry Cooder: Into the Purple Valley

    Ry Cooder: Into the Purple Valley

    Album #106 - February 1972

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      Townes Van Zandt: High, Low and In Between

      Townes Van Zandt: High, Low and In Between

      Album 105 - January 1972

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        Jackson Browne: Jackson Browne (AKA - 'Saturate Before Using')

        Jackson Browne: Jackson Browne (AKA - 'Saturate Before Using')

        Album #104 - January 1972

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          J.J. Cale - Naturally

          J.J. Cale: Naturally

          Album #103 - January 1972

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            David Bowie: Hunky Dory

            David Bowie: Hunky Dory

            Album #102 - December 1971

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              The Kinks: Muswell Hillbillies

              The Kinks: Muswell Hillbillies

              Album #101 - November 1971

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