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1996
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 270 3%
1960s 701 7%
1970s 1,522 15%
1980s 1,466 15%
1990s 1,817 18%
2000s 1,968 20%
2010s 2,157 22%
2020s 74 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,045 50%
United Kingdom 2,592 26%
Canada 453 5%
Mixed Nationality 291 3%
Australia 226 2%
Germany 176 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,701 97%
Yes 299 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,787 98%
Yes 213 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,914 99%
Yes 86 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. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
8. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
9. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
10. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
11. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
12. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
13. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
14. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
15. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
16. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
17. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
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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