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Year of Release:
1966
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45,024
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Year of Release:
1991
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42,321
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Year of Release:
1998
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39,088
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Year of Release:
1989
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37,120
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Year of Release:
2015
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36,952
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Year of Release:
2001
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32,965
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Year of Release:
1965
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31,071
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Year of Release:
1980
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30,629
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Year of Release:
1967
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29,177
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Year of Release:
1966
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27,632
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Total albums: 4,991. Page 1 of 500

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 52 1%
1950s 858 9%
1960s 2,476 25%
1970s 5,471 55%
1980s 6,295 63%
1990s 9,253 93%
2000s 12,052 121%
2010s 16,051 161%
2020s 7,014 70%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 1,239 12%
R. Stevie Moore 95 1%
Johnny Cash 49 0%
The Residents 48 0%
Buckethead 47 0%
Bob Dylan 43 0%
Elvis Presley 42 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 24,301 243%
United Kingdom 10,300 103%
Germany 2,901 29%
Mixed Nationality 2,684 27%
Canada 2,120 21%
Australia 1,789 18%
France 1,606 16%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 55,894 559%
Yes 3,634 36%
Live? Albums %
No 58,073 581%
Yes 1,455 15%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 58,882 589%
Yes 646 6%
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