Top Albums from USA (California)





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1 1 The Beach Boys Pet Sounds 1966 Baroque Pop
2 27 The Doors The Doors 1967 Psychedelic Rock
3 50 Love Forever Changes 1967 Psychedelic Folk, Psychedelic Pop, Psychedelic Rock
4 54 Beck Odelay 1996 Alternative Rock
5 57 Sly and the Family Stone There's a Riot Goin' On 1971 Funk, Soul
6 59 Jeff Buckley Grace 1994 Alternative Rock, Singer/Songwriter
7 61 Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction 1987 Hard Rock
8 64 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band Trout Mask Replica 1969 Art Rock, Experimental Rock
9 77 DJ Shadow Endtroducing..... 1996 Experimental Hip Hop, Instrumental Hip Hop, Plunderphonics
10 96 Tom Waits Rain Dogs 1985 Experimental Rock, Singer/Songwriter
11 110 Pavement Slanted and Enchanted 1992 Lo-Fi Indie, Noise Pop
12 112 N.W.A Straight Outta Compton 1988 Gangsta Rap
13 117 Eagles Hotel California 1976 Country Rock, Pop Rock
14 121 Tom Waits Swordfishtrombones 1983 Experimental Rock, Singer/Songwriter
15 128 Dr. Dre The Chronic 1992 G-Funk, Gangsta Rap
16 162 Metallica Master of Puppets 1986 Thrash Metal
17 166 Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine 1992 Rap Metal, Rap Rock
18 171 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Déjà Vu 1970 Folk Rock
19 173 Jefferson Airplane Surrealistic Pillow 1967 Psychedelic Rock
20 178 Creedence Clearwater Revival Cosmo's Factory 1970 Swamp Rock
21 181 Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d. city 2012 Conscious Hip Hop          
22 189 The Byrds Sweetheart of the Rodeo 1968 Country Rock
23 190 Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik 1991 Alternative Rock, Funk Rock
24 191 Sly and the Family Stone Stand! 1969 Funk, Psychedelic Soul
25 196 Pavement Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain 1994 Indie Rock
26 211 The Flying Burrito Bros The Gilded Palace of Sin 1969 Country Rock
27 215 Santana Abraxas 1970 Latin Rock
28 216 Metallica Metallica ("The Black Album") 1991 Heavy Metal
29 222 The Doors L.A. Woman 1971 Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock
30 235 Frank Zappa Hot Rats 1969 Jazz Fusion, Jazz-Rock
31 237 The Mothers of Invention Freak Out! 1966 Experimental Rock, Satire
32 240 Van Halen Van Halen 1978 Hard Rock
33 243 Queens of the Stone Age Songs for the Deaf 2002 Alternative Rock, Stoner Rock
34 249 Antony and The Johnsons I Am a Bird Now 2005 Chamber Pop, Singer/Songwriter
35 253 Hole Live Through This 1994 Grunge
36 254 The Mothers of Invention We're Only in It for the Money 1968 Experimental Rock, Satire
37 260 The Byrds Younger Than Yesterday 1967 Folk Rock, Pop Rock, Psychedelic Pop
38 269 Joanna Newsom Ys 2006 Chamber Folk, Singer/Songwriter
39 274 The Byrds Mr. Tambourine Man 1965 Folk Rock, Pop Rock
40 279 Slayer Reign in Blood 1986 Thrash Metal
41 288 Weezer Weezer ("The Blue Album") 1994 Alternative Rock, Power Pop
42 293 The Byrds The Notorious Byrd Brothers 1968 Folk Rock, Pop Rock
43 299 Minutemen Double Nickels on the Dime 1984 Post-Punk, Punk Rock
44 307 Green Day Dookie 1994 Pop Punk
45 334 Beck Sea Change 2002 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
46 348 Dead Kennedys Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables 1980 Hardcore Punk
47 354 Dave Brubeck Quartet Time Out 1959 Cool Jazz
48 359 Black Flag Damaged 1981 Hardcore Punk
49 363 Madvillain Madvillainy 2004 Abstract Hip Hop
50 366 Beck Mellow Gold 1994 Alternative Singer/Songwriter, Lo-Fi Indie
51 367 Creedence Clearwater Revival Green River 1969 Swamp Rock
52 381 Grateful Dead Live / Dead 1969 Jam Band, Psychedelic Rock
53 401 Crosby, Stills & Nash Crosby, Stills & Nash 1969 Folk Rock
54 405 Sun Kil Moon Benji 2014 Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter          
55 409 Eric Dolphy Out to Lunch! 1964 Avant-Garde Jazz
56 412 Jane's Addiction Nothing's Shocking 1988 Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock, Hard Rock
57 425 Grateful Dead American Beauty 1970 Country Rock, Folk Rock
58 426 Creedence Clearwater Revival Willy and the Poor Boys 1969 Swamp Rock
59 436 Randy Newman Sail Away 1972 Singer/Songwriter
60 441 Jane's Addiction Ritual De Lo Habitual 1990 Alternative Rock
61 456 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band Safe As Milk 1967 Blues Rock, Psychedelic Rock
62 460 X Los Angeles 1980 Punk Rock
63 466 Weezer Pinkerton 1996 Alternative Rock, Power Pop
64 469 Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield Again 1967 Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock
65 475 Jackson Browne Late for the Sky 1974 Singer/Songwriter, West Coast Rock
66 479 Randy Newman 12 Songs 1970 Singer/Songwriter
67 498 Green Day American Idiot 2004 Pop Punk
68 502 Grateful Dead Workingman's Dead 1970 Country Rock, Folk Rock
69 508 Moby Grape Moby Grape 1967 Blues Rock, Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock
70 517 Brian Wilson SMiLE 2004 Baroque Pop, Pop Rock, Psychedelic Pop
71 530 Randy Newman Good Old Boys 1974 Singer/Songwriter
72 540 The Postal Service Give Up 2003 Indie Pop, Indietronica
73 542 Tom Waits Bone Machine 1992 Experimental Rock, Singer/Songwriter
74 564 Quicksilver Messenger Service Happy Trails 1969 Acid Rock, West Coast Rock
75 565 Sparks Kimono My House 1974 Art Pop, Glam Rock, Pop Rock
76 571 Snoop Doggy Dogg Doggystyle 1993 G-Funk, Gangsta Rap
77 586 Flying Lotus Cosmogramma 2010 IDM          
78 603 Tim Buckley Happy Sad 1969 Psychedelic Folk, Singer/Songwriter
79 616 System of a Down Toxicity 2001 Alternative Metal
80 617 Flying Lotus You're Dead! 2014 Jazz Fusion, Nu Jazz, Wonky          
81 639 Metallica Kill 'Em All 1983 Thrash Metal
82 640 The Doors Strange Days 1967 Psychedelic Rock
83 663 The Byrds Fifth Dimension 1966 Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock
84 683 Grandaddy The Sophtware Slump 2000 Indie Pop, Indie Rock
85 694 Sly and the Family Stone Fresh 1973 Funk, Psychedelic Soul
86 701 The Beach Boys Surf's Up 1971 Pop Rock, Psychedelic Pop
87 717 Van Halen 1984 1984 Hard Rock
88 719 Little Feat Sailin' Shoes 1972 Boogie Rock, Southern Rock
89 722 Tim Buckley Goodbye and Hello 1967 Contemporary Folk, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
90 724 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band Clear Spot 1972 Art Rock, Blues Rock
91 745 Tim Buckley Starsailor 1970 Avant-Folk, Experimental Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
92 748 Tool Aenima 1996 Alternative Metal
93 760 David Crosby If I Could Only Remember My Name 1971 Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
94 764 X Wild Gift 1981 Punk Rock
95 775 Queens of the Stone Age Rated R 2000 Alternative Rock, Stoner Rock
96 779 Little Feat Dixie Chicken 1973 Boogie Rock, Southern Rock
97 784 Gillian Welch Time (The Revelator) 2001 Americana, Contemporary Folk
98 787 Ry Cooder Paradise and Lunch 1974 Americana, Roots Rock
99 788 Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti Before Today 2010 Hypnagogic Pop, Psychedelic Pop          
100 791 The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Will the Circle Be Unbroken 1972 Bluegrass
101 796 Janet Jackson Control 1986 Contemporary R&B, Dance-Pop
102 798 Tom Waits Mule Variations 1999 Blues Rock, Singer/Songwriter
103 811 Beck Midnite Vultures 1999 Alternative Rock, Funk Rock
104 818 The Gun Club Fire of Love 1981 Psychobilly, Punk Blues
105 831 Joanna Newsom Have One On Me 2010 Chamber Folk, Progressive Folk, Singer/Songwriter          
106 841 Flamin' Groovies Teenage Head 1971 Blues Rock, Garage Rock, Rock & Roll
107 843 Beck Mutations 1998 Alternative Rock, Folk Rock
108 882 Gene Clark No Other 1974 Country Rock, Singer/Songwriter
109 883 Faith No More The Real Thing 1989 Alternative Rock, Funk Metal
110 903 The Beach Boys The Beach Boys Today! 1965 Baroque Pop, Pop Rock
111 904 Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion II 1991 Hard Rock
112 919 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Is On Top 1959 Rock & Roll
113 925 Tom Waits Bad As Me 2011 Experimental Rock, Singer/Songwriter          
114 926 Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion I 1991 Hard Rock
115 932 Janet Jackson Rhythm Nation 1814 1989 Contemporary R&B, Dance-Pop, Soul
116 945 The Mamas and the Papas If You Can Believe Your Eyes and Ears 1966 Pop Rock, Sunshine Pop
117 960 Deafheaven Sunbather 2013 Blackgaze          
118 979 The Doors Morrison Hotel 1970 Acid Rock, Blues Rock
119 985 Julia Holter Loud City Song 2013 Ambient Pop, Art Pop          
120 994 Jackson Browne The Pretender 1976 Singer/Songwriter
121 999 Kyuss Welcome to Sky Valley 1994 Stoner Metal, Stoner Rock
122 1011 Faith No More Angel Dust 1992 Alternative Metal, Alternative Rock
123 1014 The United States of America The United States of America 1968 Art Rock, Experimental Rock, Psychedelic Rock
124 1017 Beck Morning Phase 2014 Chamber Folk, Singer/Songwriter          
125 1019 Danger Mouse The Grey Album 2004 Hip Hop, Mashup     
126 1024 Jackson Browne Running On Empty 1977 Singer/Songwriter
127 1027 Jefferson Airplane Volunteers 1969 Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock, West Coast Rock
128 1030 Cypress Hill Cypress Hill 1991 Gangsta Rap
129 1032 Eels Beautiful Freak 1996 Alternative Rock, Indie Pop
130 1053 Tom Waits Closing Time 1973 Singer/Songwriter
131 1056 Rage Against the Machine The Battle of Los Angeles 1999 Rap Metal
132 1058 Metallica Ride the Lightning 1984 Thrash Metal
133 1069 Santana Santana 1969 Latin Rock
134 1082 Kyuss Blues for the Red Sun 1992 Stoner Metal, Stoner Rock
135 1092 Los Lobos How Will the Wolf Survive? 1984 Tex-Mex
136 1115 Tool Lateralus 2001 Alternative Metal, Progressive Rock
137 1116 The Gun Club Miami 1982 Post-Punk, Punk Blues
138 1125 Blue Cheer Vincebus Eruptum 1968 Acid Rock, Blues Rock, Heavy Psych
139 1131 Frank Zappa Uncle Meat 1969 Avant-Prog
140 1145 Flying Lotus Until the Quiet Comes 2012 IDM          
141 1149 Country Joe & The Fish Electric Music for the Mind and Body 1967 Acid Rock, West Coast Rock
142 1156 Haim Days Are Gone 2013 Pop Rock          
143 1166 Randy Newman Little Criminals 1977 Piano Rock, Singer/Songwriter
144 1167 Death Grips The Money Store 2012 Hardcore Hip Hop, Industrial Hip Hop          
145 1172 Korn Korn 1994 Nu Metal
146 1186 Metallica ...And Justice for All 1988 Thrash Metal
147 1200 Devendra Banhart Rejoicing in the Hands 2004 Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
148 1203 Tim Buckley Greetings from L.A. 1972 Funk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
149 1239 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young 4 Way Street 1971 Folk Rock
150 1242 Spirit Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus 1970 Psychedelic Rock
151 1272 Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication 1999 Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
152 1277 Girls Father, Son, Holy Ghost 2011 Indie Pop, Indie Rock          
153 1285 Bonnie Raitt Nick of Time 1989 Blues Rock, Pop Rock
154 1302 Etta James At Last! 1960 Rhythm & Blues, Soul
155 1309 Iron Butterfly In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida 1968 Acid Rock, Heavy Psych
156 1311 Pavement Wowee Zowee 1995 Indie Rock
157 1316 Cypress Hill Black Sunday 1993 Gangsta Rap
158 1329 Eagles Desperado 1973 Country Rock
159 1335 Ice Cube AmeriKKKas Most Wanted 1990 Gangsta Rap, Political Hip Hop
160 1336 Queens of the Stone Age …Like Clockwork 2013 Alternative Rock          
161 1343 Girls Album 2009 Indie Pop, Indie Rock          
162 1347 Joanna Newsom The Milk-Eyed Mender 2004 Contemporary Folk, Singer/Songwriter
163 1366 The Mothers of Invention Absolutely Free 1967 Experimental Rock, Jazz-Rock, Psychedelic Rock
164 1368 The Pharcyde Bizarre Ride II The Pharcyde 1992 Boom Bap, Jazz Rap
165 1369 The Offspring Smash 1994 Skate Punk
166 1376 Los Lobos Kiko 1992 Tex-Mex
167 1378 Carla Bley & Paul Haines Escalator Over the Hill 1971 Experimental Big Band
168 1379 Flying Lotus Los Angeles 2008 IDM, Wonky     
169 1386 Creedence Clearwater Revival Bayou Country 1969 Swamp Rock
170 1389 Buffalo Springfield Buffalo Springfield 1966 Country Rock, Folk Rock
171 1404 Tom Waits Real Gone 2004 Experimental Rock
172 1405 The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy Hypocrisy Is the Greatest Luxury 1992 Conscious Hip Hop, Political Hip Hop
173 1409 The Beach Boys Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!) 1965 Pop Rock, Sunshine Pop
174 1422 Sublime Sublime 1996 Alternative Rock, Ska Punk
175 1424 Santana Caravanserai 1972 Jazz-Rock, Latin Rock
176 1426 Judy Garland Judy at Carnegie Hall 1961 Standards
177 1430 Flamin' Groovies Shake Some Action 1976 Power Pop, Rock & Roll
178 1432 Steve Miller Band Fly Like an Eagle 1976 Pop Rock
179 1436 Tom Waits Blue Valentine 1978 Singer/Songwriter
180 1444 Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) 1978 Art Rock, Experimental Rock
181 1456 Go-Go's Beauty and the Beat 1981 New Wave, Power Pop
182 1465 Miguel Kaleidoscope Dream 2012 Alternative R&B          
183 1473 Lenny Kravitz Let Love Rule 1989 Rock
184 1479 Ice-T O.G. Original Gangster 1991 Gangsta Rap
185 1483 Red House Painters Red House Painters [Rollercoaster] 1993 Slowcore
186 1485 The Beach Boys Sunflower 1970 Pop Rock, Sunshine Pop
187 1487 Ice Cube Death Certificate 1991 Gangsta Rap, Political Hip Hop
188 1504 DJ Shadow The Private Press 2002 Experimental Hip Hop, Instrumental Hip Hop, Plunderphonics
189 1505 Chuck Berry After School Session 1957 Rhythm & Blues, Rock & Roll
190 1509 Counting Crows August and Everything After 1993 Alternative Rock, Folk Rock
191 1511 Terry Riley A Rainbow in Curved Air 1969 Electronic, Minimalism
192 1515 Rancid ...And Out Come the Wolves 1995 Ska Punk
193 1519 The Dream Syndicate Medicine Show 1984 Paisley Underground
194 1540 Dexter Gordon Our Man in Paris 1963 Hard Bop
195 1542 Tom Waits Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards 2006 Blues Rock, Folk Rock, Singer/Songwriter
196 1574 Etta James Tell Mama 1968 Southern Soul
197 1581 Jackson Browne Jackson Browne (Saturate Before Using) 1972 Singer/Songwriter
198 1583 Germs (GI) 1979 Hardcore Punk     
199 1584 L7 Bricks are Heavy 1992 Grunge, Riot Grrrl
200 1595 No Doubt Tragic Kingdom 1995 Alternative Rock, Pop Rock, Third Wave Ska

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