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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.

Syd Barrett: The Madcap Laughs

Syd Barrett: The Madcap Laughs

Album #79 - January 1970

Have you ever asked yourself “Whatever became of the ‘60s counterculture”? Here is your answer. The promise of a new consciousness crumbled with the close of the decade.

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    Fairport Convention - Liege and Lief

    Fairport Convention: Liege and Lief

    Album #78 - December 1969

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      David Bowie - Space Oddity

      David Bowie: Space Oddity

      Album #77 - November 1969

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        Scott Walker: Scott 4

        Scott Walker: Scott 4

        Album #76 - November 1969

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          The Allman Brothers Band

          The Allman Brothers Band: (Self Titled)

          Album #75 - November 1969

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            Fleetwood Mac - Then Play On

            Fleetwood Mac: Then Play On

            Album #74 - November 1969

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              Grateful Dead - Live/Dead

              The Grateful Dead: Live/Dead

              Album #73 - November 1969

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