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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.

Thelonious Monk: Underground

Thelonious Monk: Underground

Album #51

Most of the jazz cats who defined a path for music in the ‘50s found themselves directionless in the crazy ‘60s.

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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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      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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            Van Dyke Parks: Song Cycle

            Van Dyke Parks: Song Cycle

            Album #47

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              Traffic: Heaven is in Your Mind

              Traffic: Heaven is in Your Mind

              Album #46

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