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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.

Roxy Music

Roxy Music: (Self-Titled)

Album 114 - June 1972

As the band progressed through its career, Bryan Ferry’s public image grew more conventional with each release, but it is almost impossible to exaggerate how impossibly weird his persona was

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    Nick Drake - Pink Moon

    Nick Drake: Pink Moon

    Album #107 - February 1972

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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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