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Year of Release:
1984
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Rank Score:
5,305
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605.
Louder Than Bombs 
Compilation
Year of Release:
1987
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Rank Score:
3,224
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618.
Substance 
Compilation
Year of Release:
1987
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Rank Score:
3,155
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Year of Release:
1957
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Rank Score:
2,489
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Year of Release:
1959
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Rank Score:
2,433
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Year of Release:
1961
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Rank Score:
2,344
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Year of Release:
1979
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Rank Score:
2,007
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1163.
13 Songs 
Compilation
Year of Release:
1989
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Rank Score:
1,587
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1230.
The Powers That B 
Compilation
Year of Release:
2015
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Rank Score:
1,478
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1262.
The Harder They Come 
Soundtrack compilation
Year of Release:
1972
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Rank Score:
1,442
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Total albums: 301. Page 1 of 31

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%
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