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1990
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1958
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1985
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2011
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1975
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2007
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2016
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 26 0%
1950s 287 3%
1960s 712 7%
1970s 1,526 15%
1980s 1,478 15%
1990s 1,757 18%
2000s 1,889 19%
2010s 2,068 21%
2020s 256 3%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,040 50%
United Kingdom 2,638 26%
Canada 460 5%
Mixed Nationality 298 3%
Australia 224 2%
Germany 167 2%
Sweden 146 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,703 97%
Yes 297 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,743 97%
Yes 257 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,885 99%
Yes 115 1%
Best Albums of the 1950s
1. Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
3. Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
4. Blue Train by John Coltrane
5. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
6. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
7. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
8. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
9. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
10. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
11. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
12. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
13. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
14. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
15. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
16. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
17. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
18. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
19. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
20. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
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