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Year of Release:
1971
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12,365
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1977
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6,929
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1972
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6,366
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1973
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5,162
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1978
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4,989
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1981
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3,572
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1967
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3,221
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1973
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2,658
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1972
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2,511
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1972
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2,142
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Total albums: 183. Page 1 of 19

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 6 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 683 7%
1970s 1,524 15%
1980s 1,476 15%
1990s 1,846 18%
2000s 2,037 20%
2010s 2,150 22%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,004 50%
United Kingdom 2,604 26%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 274 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 183 2%
Sweden 158 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,707 97%
Yes 293 3%
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