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Ground Breaking Albums of the 20th Century

A summation of groundbreaking, essential or just a tad innovative and influential albums to ave graced the seven seas of the 20th century. If missed any hugely important ones, let me know, it would really help.
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King of the Delta Blues Singer (Robert Johnson, 1936-1937; Released 1961)
King of the Delta Blues Singer (Robert Johnson, 1936-1937; Released 1961)
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Elvis Presley the Sun Sessions (1954-1955; Released 1976)
Elvis Presley the Sun Sessions (1954-1955; Released 1976)
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In the Wee Small Hours (Frank Sinatra, 1955)
In the Wee Small Hours (Frank Sinatra, 1955)
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Frank Sinatra - Songs for Swinging Lovers! (1956)
Frank Sinatra - Songs for Swinging Lovers! (1956)
5
Elvis Presley- Elvis Presley (1956)
Elvis Presley- Elvis Presley (1956)
6
Blue Train (John Coltrane, 1957)
Blue Train (John Coltrane, 1957)
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Kind of Blue (Miles Davis, 1959)
Kind of Blue (Miles Davis, 1959)
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Ray Charles - Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music (1962)
Ray Charles - Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music (1962)
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9
Booker T. and the M.G.S - Green Onions (1962)
Booker T. and the M.G.S - Green Onions (1962)
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The Beatles - Past Masters Vol. 1 (1962-1965; Released 1988)
The Beatles - Past Masters Vol. 1 (1962-1965; Released 1988)
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The Beatles - Please Please Me (1963)
The Beatles - Please Please Me (1963)
12
Bob Dylan, the Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (1963)
Bob Dylan, the Freewheelin' Bob Dylan (1963)
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A Hard Day's Night (The Beatles 1964)
A Hard Day's Night (The Beatles 1964)
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The Beatles - Beatles for Sale (1964)
The Beatles - Beatles for Sale (1964)
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The Kinks - Kinks
The Kinks - Kinks
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The Animals - The Animals
The Animals - The Animals
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The Yardbirds - Five Live Yardbirds
The Yardbirds - Five Live Yardbirds
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All Summer Long
All Summer Long
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Out of Our Heads
Out of Our Heads
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Bob Dylan- Bringing It All Back Home
Bob Dylan- Bringing It All Back Home
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21
Highway 61 Revisited
Highway 61 Revisited
22
The Byrds Mr Tambourine Man
The Byrds Mr Tambourine Man
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The Yardbirds- Having a Rave Up With the Yardbirds
The Yardbirds- Having a Rave Up With the Yardbirds
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Help!
Help!
25
Rubber Soul (The Beatles, 1965)
Rubber Soul (The Beatles, 1965)
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A Love Supreme - John Coltrane
A Love Supreme - John Coltrane
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The Who - My Generation (1965)
The Who - My Generation (1965)
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Otis Redding - Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul
Otis Redding - Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul
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The Beach Boys - The Beach Boys Today! (1965)
The Beach Boys - The Beach Boys Today! (1965)
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Summer Days (And Summer Nights)
Summer Days (And Summer Nights)
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Pet Sounds
Pet Sounds
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Aftermath
Aftermath
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Simon & Garfunkel, Sounds of Silence (1966)
Simon & Garfunkel, Sounds of Silence (1966)
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Freak Out!
Freak Out!
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Blonde on Blonde
Blonde on Blonde
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Revolver
Revolver
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The Kinks - Face to Face
The Kinks - Face to Face
38
13th Floor Elevators, the Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators (1966)
13th Floor Elevators, the Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators (1966)
39
Cream – Fresh Cream
Cream – Fresh Cream
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Disraeli Gears - Cream
Disraeli Gears - Cream
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