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1997
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95,048
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1973
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87,731
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1969
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77,075
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1966
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68,738
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2000
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64,075
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1967
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63,667
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2007
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61,325
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1975
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60,583
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1972
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59,977
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1971
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54,575
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Total albums: 2,616. Page 1 of 262

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 23 0%
1950s 278 3%
1960s 706 7%
1970s 1,559 16%
1980s 1,471 15%
1990s 1,793 18%
2000s 1,904 19%
2010s 2,097 21%
2020s 168 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 35 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,038 50%
United Kingdom 2,616 26%
Canada 451 5%
Mixed Nationality 327 3%
Australia 211 2%
Germany 179 2%
Sweden 146 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,701 97%
Yes 299 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,764 98%
Yes 236 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,901 99%
Yes 99 1%
Best Albums of 1953
1. Black Coffee With Peggy Lee by Peggy Lee
2. Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet by Sonny Rollins
3. Dean Martin Sings by Dean Martin
4. Chante Les Chansons Poétiques no1 by Georges Brassens
5. Wagner: Tristan Und Isolde by Wilhelm Furtwängler / Philharmonia Orchestra
6. Inca Taqui by Yma Sumac
7. An Evening With Billie Holiday by Billie Holiday
8. Songs By Tom Lehrer by Tom Lehrer
9. Jazz At Oberlin by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
10. Moondog And His Friends by Moondog
11. Nat King Cole Sings For Two In Love by Nat King Cole
12. Calamity Jane by Doris Day
13. Charlie Parker by Charlie Parker
14. New Concepts Of Artistry In Rhythm by Stan Kenton
15. Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" by Wilhelm Furtwängler / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
16. Puccini: Tosca by Maria Callas / Victor De Sabata
17. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana by Tullio Serafin / Coro E Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala Di Milano
18. Young Man With A Horn by Miles Davis
19. The Duke Plays Ellington by Duke Ellington
20. Vol. 2 by Georges Brassens
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