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1997
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95,031
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1973
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87,713
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1969
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77,063
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1966
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68,663
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2000
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64,092
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1967
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63,596
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2007
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61,283
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1975
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60,494
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1972
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59,981
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1967
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55,960
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Total albums: 9,765. Page 1 of 977

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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