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Rank Cover Ratings Title
Artist
Genre
(Record Type)
BUY
1
4.48 | 896 ratings
QWR = 4.3175
Abbey Road
The Beatles
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
2
4.50 | 518 ratings
QWR = 4.2375
Quadrophenia
The Who
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
3
4.39 | 818 ratings
QWR = 4.2241
Revolver
The Beatles
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1966
Shop
4
4.33 | 1062 ratings
QWR = 4.2090
Deep Purple In Rock
Deep Purple
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
5
4.34 | 925 ratings
QWR = 4.1990
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Beatles
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1967
Shop
6
4.31 | 1071 ratings
QWR = 4.1853
Machine Head
Deep Purple
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
7
4.36 | 504 ratings
QWR = 4.1189
Who's Next
The Who
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
8
4.31 | 587 ratings
QWR = 4.1096
The Doors
The Doors
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1967
Shop
9
4.17 | 721 ratings
QWR = 4.0252
The Beatles [Aka: The White Album]
The Beatles
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
10
4.24 | 446 ratings
QWR = 4.0087
Strange Days
The Doors
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1967
Shop
11
4.25 | 393 ratings
QWR = 3.9919
The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Are You Experienced
Jimi Hendrix
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1967
Shop
12
4.13 | 651 ratings
QWR = 3.9781
Magical Mystery Tour
The Beatles
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1967
Shop
13
4.02 | 418 ratings
QWR = 3.8264
L.A. Woman
The Doors
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
14
3.92 | 633 ratings
QWR = 3.8018
Rubber Soul
The Beatles
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1965
Shop
15
3.93 | 492 ratings
QWR = 3.7802
Tommy
The Who
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
16
3.96 | 346 ratings
QWR = 3.7563
The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Electric Ladyland
Jimi Hendrix
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
17
3.84 | 714 ratings
QWR = 3.7421
Burn
Deep Purple
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
18
3.99 | 267 ratings
QWR = 3.7333
The Jimi Hendrix Experience: Axis - Bold As Love
Jimi Hendrix
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1967
Shop
19
4.13 | 157 ratings
QWR = 3.7129
Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus
Spirit
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
20
3.91 | 288 ratings
QWR = 3.6947
Now What?!
Deep Purple
Proto-Prog
Studio, 2013
Shop
21
4.06 | 162 ratings
QWR = 3.6817
The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown
The Arthur Brown Band
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
22
3.74 | 749 ratings
QWR = 3.6660
Fireball
Deep Purple
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
23
4.11 | 94 ratings
QWR = 3.5912
Renaissance
Vanilla Fudge
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
24
3.89 | 113 ratings
QWR = 3.5337
Crown of Creation
Jefferson Airplane
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
25
3.61 | 532 ratings
QWR = 3.5311
Deep Purple
Deep Purple
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
26
4.02 | 79 ratings
QWR = 3.5233
Touch [also released as: 20-20 Sound]
Touch
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
27
3.63 | 358 ratings
QWR = 3.5214
Purpendicular
Deep Purple
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1996
Shop
28
3.83 | 119 ratings
QWR = 3.5130
It's A Beautiful Day
It's A Beautiful Day
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
29
4.15 | 57 ratings
QWR = 3.5031
The United States Of America
The United States Of America
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
30
3.80 | 112 ratings
QWR = 3.4906
After Bathing at Baxter's
Jefferson Airplane
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1967
Shop
31
4.03 | 56 ratings
QWR = 3.4668
S.F. Sorrow
The Pretty Things
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
32
4.14 | 44 ratings
QWR = 3.4548
Looking On
The Move
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
33
3.88 | 71 ratings
QWR = 3.4539
Spooky Two
Spooky Tooth
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
34
3.56 | 287 ratings
QWR = 3.4526
Waiting For The Sun
The Doors
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
35
3.52 | 418 ratings
QWR = 3.4511
A Hard Day's Night
The Beatles
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1964
Shop
36
3.60 | 184 ratings
QWR = 3.4471
Surrealistic Pillow
Jefferson Airplane
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1967
Shop
37
3.48 | 538 ratings
QWR = 3.4267
Perfect Strangers
Deep Purple
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1984
Shop
38
3.55 | 201 ratings
QWR = 3.4196
The Who Sell Out
The Who
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1967
Shop
39
3.97 | 41 ratings
QWR = 3.4031
H.P. Lovecraft II
H.P. Lovecraft
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
40
3.53 | 178 ratings
QWR = 3.4012
Let It Be - Naked
The Beatles
Proto-Prog
Studio, 2003
Shop
41
4.05 | 35 ratings
QWR = 3.3994
People, Hell And Angels
Jimi Hendrix
Proto-Prog
Studio, 2013
Shop
42
3.80 | 54 ratings
QWR = 3.3954
Clear
Spirit
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
43
3.52 | 173 ratings
QWR = 3.3941
By Numbers
The Who
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
44
3.96 | 38 ratings
QWR = 3.3920
Rainbow Bridge
Jimi Hendrix
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
45
4.17 | 26 ratings
QWR = 3.3837
White-Faced Lady
Kaleidoscope / Fairfield Parlour
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1990
Shop
46
3.62 | 88 ratings
QWR = 3.3834
Vanilla Fudge
Vanilla Fudge
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1967
Shop
47
4.02 | 32 ratings
QWR = 3.3822
The Collectors
The Collectors
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
48
3.43 | 435 ratings
QWR = 3.3820
Help!
The Beatles
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1965
Shop
49
3.72 | 59 ratings
QWR = 3.3790
The Family That Plays Together
Spirit
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
50
4.01 | 31 ratings
QWR = 3.3781
Parachute
The Pretty Things
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
51
3.57 | 93 ratings
QWR = 3.3715
Volunteers
Jefferson Airplane
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
52
3.40 | 213 ratings
QWR = 3.3370
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
Iron Butterfly
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
53
3.66 | 41 ratings
QWR = 3.3328
Bakerloo
Bakerloo
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
54
3.63 | 46 ratings
QWR = 3.3321
Andromeda
Andromeda
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
55
3.65 | 42 ratings
QWR = 3.3316
Shazam
The Move
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
56
3.67 | 33 ratings
QWR = 3.3184
The Mirror
Spooky Tooth
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1974
Shop
57
3.45 | 84 ratings
QWR = 3.3154
Spirit
Spirit
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
58
3.82 | 21 ratings
QWR = 3.3106
Grass And Wild Strawberries
The Collectors
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
59
3.75 | 24 ratings
QWR = 3.3102
Baron von Tollbooth & the Chrome Nun (as Baron von Tollbooth & the Chrome Nun)
Jefferson Airplane
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
60
3.77 | 22 ratings
QWR = 3.3078
Choice Cuts
The Masters Apprentices
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
61
3.34 | 286 ratings
QWR = 3.3070
Rapture Of The Deep
Deep Purple
Proto-Prog
Studio, 2005
Shop
62
3.93 | 15 ratings
QWR = 3.3018
A Toast to Panama Red
The Masters Apprentices
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
63
3.61 | 29 ratings
QWR = 3.2980
Why? Máquina!
Máquina!
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
64
3.39 | 68 ratings
QWR = 3.2862
Metamorphosis
Iron Butterfly
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
65
3.48 | 34 ratings
QWR = 3.2813
Message From the Country
The Move
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
66
3.48 | 33 ratings
QWR = 3.2798
Brainbox
Brainbox
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
67
3.67 | 16 ratings
QWR = 3.2785
Pärson Sound
Pärson Sound
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1967
Shop
68
3.37 | 68 ratings
QWR = 3.2775
The Cry Of Love
Jimi Hendrix
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
69
3.29 | 481 ratings
QWR = 3.2766
Shades Of Deep Purple
Deep Purple
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
70
3.82 | 11 ratings
QWR = 3.2761
Zim Zam Zim
The Arthur Brown Band
Proto-Prog
Studio, 2014
Shop
71
3.49 | 28 ratings
QWR = 3.2757
You Broke My Heart So I Busted Your Jaw
Spooky Tooth
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
72
3.80 | 11 ratings
QWR = 3.2748
Model Shop
Spirit
Proto-Prog
Studio, 2005
Shop
73
3.80 | 11 ratings
QWR = 3.2748
Just For You
Sweetwater
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
74
3.54 | 22 ratings
QWR = 3.2747
Silver Apples
Silver Apples
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
75
3.28 | 512 ratings
QWR = 3.2717
Let It Be
The Beatles
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
76
3.30 | 177 ratings
QWR = 3.2687
Who Are You
The Who
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1978
Shop
77
3.41 | 30 ratings
QWR = 3.2644
From Home to Home
Kaleidoscope / Fairfield Parlour
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
78
3.86 | 7 ratings
QWR = 3.2628
Spirit Of '67
Vanilla Fudge
Proto-Prog
Studio, 2015
Shop
79
3.40 | 27 ratings
QWR = 3.2608
I Can Fly
Pan & Regaliz
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1971
Shop
80
3.67 | 9 ratings
QWR = 3.2591
Man At The Moon
Hansson & Karlsson
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
81
3.49 | 15 ratings
QWR = 3.2578
Sweetwater
Sweetwater
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
82
3.73 | 7 ratings
QWR = 3.2565
California Blues
Spirit
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1996
Shop
83
3.44 | 17 ratings
QWR = 3.2548
Spirit Of '76
Spirit
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
84
3.31 | 51 ratings
QWR = 3.2545
Near The Beginning
Vanilla Fudge
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
85
3.53 | 11 ratings
QWR = 3.2545
Gattch
Gattch
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
86
3.32 | 45 ratings
QWR = 3.2528
H.P. Lovecraft
H.P. Lovecraft
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1967
Shop
87
3.26 | 279 ratings
QWR = 3.2523
Morrison Hotel
The Doors
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
88
3.80 | 5 ratings
QWR = 3.2522
Jinx
Coven
Proto-Prog
Studio, 2013
Shop
89
3.56 | 9 ratings
QWR = 3.2522
Rex
Hansson & Karlsson
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
90
3.46 | 13 ratings
QWR = 3.2521
The Pretty Things
The Pretty Things
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1965
Shop
91
3.50 | 10 ratings
QWR = 3.2504
Get the Picture?
The Pretty Things
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1965
Shop
92
3.30 | 35 ratings
QWR = 3.2470
The Last Puff ( Featuring Mike Harrison)
Spooky Tooth
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
93
3.47 | 8 ratings
QWR = 3.2453
Savage Eye
The Pretty Things
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1975
Shop
94
3.53 | 6 ratings
QWR = 3.2448
Tantric Lover (2nd edition)
The Arthur Brown Band
Proto-Prog
Studio, 2002
Shop
95
3.27 | 75 ratings
QWR = 3.2445
Heavy
Iron Butterfly
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1968
Shop
96
3.30 | 23 ratings
QWR = 3.2425
To Samuel A Son
The Gods
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1970
Shop
97
3.28 | 23 ratings
QWR = 3.2382
Choice Quality Stuff / Anytime
It's A Beautiful Day
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1972
Shop
98
3.27 | 19 ratings
QWR = 3.2364
It's a Beautiful Day...Today
It's A Beautiful Day
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1973
Shop
99
3.26 | 18 ratings
QWR = 3.2354
To Markos III (aka Black Flower)
Nirvana
Proto-Prog
Studio, 1969
Shop
100
3.26 | 20 ratings
QWR = 3.2350
The Return
Vanilla Fudge
Proto-Prog
Studio, 2002
Shop

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