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Year of Release:
1997
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92,641
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1973
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85,584
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1969
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75,704
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1966
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67,667
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2000
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62,665
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Year of Release:
1967
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61,685
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2007
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59,978
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1975
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59,760
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1972
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58,782
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1967
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54,553
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 23 0%
1950s 282 3%
1960s 703 7%
1970s 1,544 15%
1980s 1,478 15%
1990s 1,780 18%
2000s 1,906 19%
2010s 2,083 21%
2020s 200 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 34 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 30 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,033 50%
United Kingdom 2,622 26%
Canada 459 5%
Mixed Nationality 319 3%
Australia 220 2%
Germany 174 2%
Sweden 145 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,705 97%
Yes 295 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,752 98%
Yes 248 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,883 99%
Yes 117 1%
Best Artists of 1972
1. David Bowie
2. The Rolling Stones
3. Nick Drake
4. Yes
5. Neil Young
6. Lou Reed
7. Deep Purple
8. Jethro Tull
9. Genesis
10. Can
11. Big Star
12. Stevie Wonder
13. Novos Baianos
14. Milton Nascimento / Lô Borges
15. Curtis Mayfield
16. Steely Dan
17. The Allman Brothers Band
18. Wishbone Ash
19. Roxy Music
20. Black Sabbath
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