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Year of Release:
1966
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33,971
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1979
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32,872
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1989
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32,540
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2010
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32,346
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1989
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31,252
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1977
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30,938
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1971
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30,711
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1967
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30,664
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2012
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30,538
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1959
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30,013
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 4 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 271 3%
1960s 696 7%
1970s 1,535 15%
1980s 1,486 15%
1990s 1,816 18%
2000s 1,952 20%
2010s 2,140 21%
2020s 78 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,043 50%
United Kingdom 2,593 26%
Canada 448 4%
Mixed Nationality 307 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 152 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,697 97%
Yes 303 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,773 98%
Yes 227 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,912 99%
Yes 88 1%
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