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1997
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103,105
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1973
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95,053
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1969
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82,857
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1966
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75,380
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1967
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69,868
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2000
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69,831
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2007
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65,369
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1975
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64,047
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1972
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63,732
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1967
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60,667
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Total albums: 9,699. Page 1 of 970

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 270 3%
1960s 701 7%
1970s 1,522 15%
1980s 1,472 15%
1990s 1,814 18%
2000s 1,967 20%
2010s 2,155 22%
2020s 74 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,048 50%
United Kingdom 2,586 26%
Canada 455 5%
Mixed Nationality 290 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,699 97%
Yes 301 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,788 98%
Yes 212 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,914 99%
Yes 86 1%
Best Albums of 1968
1. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
2. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
3. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
4. Odessey And Oracle by The Zombies
5. White Light/White Heat by The Velvet Underground
6. Beggars Banquet by The Rolling Stones
7. The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society by The Kinks
8. Music From Big Pink by The Band
9. At Folsom Prison by Johnny Cash
10. Bookends by Simon & Garfunkel
11. We're Only In It For The Money by The Mothers Of Invention
12. A Saucerful Of Secrets by Pink Floyd
13. Waiting For The Sun by The Doors
14. Os Mutantes by Os Mutantes
15. Lady Soul by Aretha Franklin
16. The Notorious Byrd Brothers by The Byrds
17. The United States Of America by The United States Of America
18. Cheap Thrills by Big Brother And The Holding Company
19. S.F. Sorrow by The Pretty Things
20. Wheels Of Fire by Cream
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