Skip to main content

You are here

American Hit Network Logo

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 – Bryter Layter

Nick Drake: Bryter Layter

Album #88 - November 1970

If music were exclusively about beauty, then this could be one of the best albums ever made.

read

    0:00
    0:00
    Deep Purple - In Rock

    Deep Purple: In Rock

    Album #81 - June 1970

      0:00
      0:00
      Randy Newman - 12 Songs

      Randy Newman: 12 Songs

      Album #80 - April 1970

        0:00
        0:00
        Syd Barrett: The Madcap Laughs

        Syd Barrett: The Madcap Laughs

        Album #79 - January 1970

          0:00
          0:00
          Fairport Convention - Liege and Lief

          Fairport Convention: Liege and Lief

          Album #78 - December 1969

            0:00
            0:00
            David Bowie - Space Oddity

            David Bowie: Space Oddity

            Album #77 - November 1969

              0:00
              0:00
              Scott Walker: Scott 4

              Scott Walker: Scott 4

              Album #76 - November 1969

                0:00
                0:00