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Year of Release:
1971
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12,361
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1977
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6,985
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1972
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6,318
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1973
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5,131
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1978
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4,971
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1981
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3,597
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Year of Release:
1967
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3,182
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1973
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2,561
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1972
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2,481
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1972
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2,116
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Total albums: 182. Page 1 of 19

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 268 3%
1960s 685 7%
1970s 1,518 15%
1980s 1,475 15%
1990s 1,842 18%
2000s 2,058 21%
2010s 2,149 21%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,015 50%
United Kingdom 2,611 26%
Canada 441 4%
Mixed Nationality 270 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 182 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,701 97%
Yes 299 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,864 99%
Yes 136 1%
Best Artists of 1986
1. The Smiths
2. Metallica
3. Paul Simon
4. Peter Gabriel
5. XTC
6. Talk Talk
7. Slayer
8. R.E.M.
9. Beastie Boys
10. Sonic Youth
11. Depeche Mode
12. Bon Jovi
13. Prince
14. Prince And The Revolution
15. Megadeth
16. Genesis
17. New Order
18. Iron Maiden
19. Madonna
20. Run-D.M.C.
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