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1959
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28,691
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1959
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8,200
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1959
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6,908
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1957
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5,907
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1956
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5,038
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1955
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5,014
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1959
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4,181
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1957
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3,980
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1959
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3,544
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3,113
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Total albums: 278. Page 1 of 28

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 1,902 19%
2010s 2,098 21%
2020s 169 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 5,041 50%
United Kingdom 2,614 26%
Canada 450 5%
Mixed Nationality 327 3%
Australia 211 2%
Germany 179 2%
Sweden 147 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 9,897 99%
Yes 103 1%
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