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2004
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42,375
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2010
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22,382
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Year of Release:
1971
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17,239
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1970
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16,367
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2000
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14,971
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Year of Release:
1972
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13,362
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Year of Release:
1981
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10,336
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Year of Release:
1967
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10,217
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2007
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10,185
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Year of Release:
1969
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8,386
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Total albums: 445. Page 1 of 45

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 292 3%
1960s 735 7%
1970s 1,472 15%
1980s 1,457 15%
1990s 1,692 17%
2000s 1,812 18%
2010s 2,060 21%
2020s 465 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 39 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,020 50%
United Kingdom 2,652 27%
Canada 445 4%
Mixed Nationality 301 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 167 2%
Sweden 140 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,732 97%
Yes 279 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,729 97%
Yes 282 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,897 99%
Yes 114 1%
Best Albums of 1968
1. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
2. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
3. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
4. Odessey And Oracle by The Zombies
5. The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society by The Kinks
6. White Light/White Heat by The Velvet Underground
7. Beggars Banquet by The Rolling Stones
8. Music From Big Pink by The Band
9. Bookends by Simon & Garfunkel
10. At Folsom Prison by Johnny Cash
11. A Saucerful Of Secrets by Pink Floyd
12. Waiting For The Sun by The Doors
13. We're Only In It For The Money by The Mothers Of Invention
14. Lady Soul by Aretha Franklin
15. Cheap Thrills by Big Brother And The Holding Company
16. The Notorious Byrd Brothers by The Byrds
17. Os Mutantes by Os Mutantes
18. Wheels Of Fire by Cream
19. Sweetheart Of The Rodeo by The Byrds
20. The United States Of America by The United States Of America
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