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1994
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12,384
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1968
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6,297
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1971
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5,312
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1979
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5,039
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1999
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4,898
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1984
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4,382
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1963
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3,018
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1970
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2,884
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1972
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2,359
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1975
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2,207
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Total albums: 188. Page 1 of 19

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 12 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 688 7%
1970s 1,522 15%
1980s 1,480 15%
1990s 1,827 18%
2000s 2,031 20%
2010s 2,158 22%
2020s 9 0%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,014 50%
United Kingdom 2,604 26%
Canada 450 5%
Mixed Nationality 271 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 186 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,711 97%
Yes 289 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,812 98%
Yes 188 2%
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