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Year of Release:
1971
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10,212
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Year of Release:
1977
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5,813
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1972
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5,638
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Year of Release:
1973
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5,156
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Year of Release:
1978
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4,530
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Year of Release:
1981
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3,477
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Year of Release:
1967
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2,785
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1970
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2,237
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Year of Release:
1972
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2,116
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Year of Release:
1974
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2,031
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Total albums: 168. Page 1 of 17

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 296 3%
1960s 740 7%
1970s 1,469 15%
1980s 1,460 15%
1990s 1,686 17%
2000s 1,792 18%
2010s 2,059 21%
2020s 472 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 25 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,004 50%
United Kingdom 2,655 27%
Canada 445 4%
Mixed Nationality 304 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 168 2%
Sweden 139 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,721 97%
Yes 280 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,721 97%
Yes 280 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,886 99%
Yes 115 1%
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9. My Bloody Valentine
10. Lorde
11. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
12. Nick Cave
13. Chance The Rapper
14. David Bowie
15. Steven Wilson
16. Julia Holter
17. Foxygen
18. Atoms For Peace
19. Darkside
20. Childish Gambino
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