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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.

Frank Zappa - Hot Rats

Frank Zappa: Hot Rats

Album #72 - October 1969

There’s a weird oxymoron with Frank Zappa’s career.

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    The Kinks - Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

    The Kinks: Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

    Album #71 - October 1969

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      Townes Van Zandt

      Townes Van Zandt: Townes Van Zandt

      Album #70 - September 1969

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        Nick Drake - Five Leaves Left

        Nick Drake: Five Leaves Left

        Album #69 - September 1969

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          The Stooges - We Will Fall

          The Stooges: We Will Fall

          Album #68 - August 1969

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            Miles Davis - In A Silent Way

            Miles Davis – In a Silent Way

            Album #67 - July 1969

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              Captain Beefheart - Trout Mask Replica

              Captain Beefheart: Trout Mask Replica (Part 1)

              Album #66 - June 1969

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