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The Best Albums of 2020

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Here we are with the final installment of Discogs’ year-long look at the albums that you, the community, have told us are the most desirable from the first year of each decade. It all started with 1970, when Led Zeppelin III was the surprise winner, and has continued until this grand finale. We have combed […]

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The Best Albums of 2010

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The year 2010 seems like a wonderful dream that never happened. A pandemic was actually ended, believe it or not. Americans finally could get cheap, decent healthcare with the passing of the Affordable Care Act. HIV was officially declared insignificant as a health risk. And the iPad debuted. Sure, a lot of terrible things also […]

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The Best Albums of 2000

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The year 2000 got off to a great start simply by virtue of the world not burning down at midnight on January 1. The dreaded Y2K bug, which many feared would cause global economic collapse when the world’s computers got confused by the switch to a new millennium, had almost no impact. Doomsday prophets had […]

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The Best Albums of 1990

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The landscape of the world was shifting in extraordinary ways in 1990. In some respects, things would never be the same again. The most impactful was the debut of the first webpage, which was a document helpfully explaining what a webpage is and how the World Wide Web would work. If that hadn’t happened, you […]

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The Best Albums of 1980

1980 seems like such a simple and innocent year in retrospect. Jimmy Carter, an actual humanitarian, was running the United States and Margaret Thatcher was just getting started on dividing the United Kingdom but hadn’t yet fully ramped up. So the version of the Eighties that many hate — the unbridled worship of money, along […]

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The Best Albums Of 1970

1970 was a tumultuous year in world history, with global politics dominated by the Vietnam War and the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Protests against the Vietnam War raged in major American cities and across college campuses, most notably leading to the deaths of four students at Kent State University when the Ohio National Guard […]

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