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Year of Release:
2002
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14,061
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Year of Release:
1970
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14,023
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1970
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14,019
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Year of Release:
1976
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13,985
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1987
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13,822
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1996
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13,820
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1977
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13,782
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2001
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13,775
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1996
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13,765
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1991
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13,691
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 12 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 26 0%
1950s 284 3%
1960s 707 7%
1970s 1,541 15%
1980s 1,482 15%
1990s 1,779 18%
2000s 1,903 19%
2010s 2,071 21%
2020s 206 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 35 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 5,054 51%
United Kingdom 2,619 26%
Canada 456 5%
Mixed Nationality 311 3%
Australia 217 2%
Germany 170 2%
Sweden 143 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,706 97%
Yes 294 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,753 98%
Yes 247 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,884 99%
Yes 116 1%
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