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1963
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1968
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2003
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1998
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2012
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1947
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1990
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 699 7%
1970s 1,537 15%
1980s 1,474 15%
1990s 1,818 18%
2000s 1,939 19%
2010s 2,131 21%
2020s 105 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 33 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,014 50%
United Kingdom 2,604 26%
Canada 446 4%
Mixed Nationality 336 3%
Australia 216 2%
Germany 175 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,688 97%
Yes 312 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,773 98%
Yes 227 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,909 99%
Yes 91 1%
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