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Year of Release:
1987
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1,352
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2004
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1,350
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1977
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1,350
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1969
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1,348
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1970
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1,348
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2017
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1,348
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1992
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1,348
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2002
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1,347
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1977
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1,346
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1980
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 132 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%
Best Artists of 1972
1. David Bowie
2. The Rolling Stones
3. Nick Drake
4. Yes
5. Neil Young
6. Lou Reed
7. Deep Purple
8. Jethro Tull
9. Genesis
10. Can
11. Big Star
12. Stevie Wonder
13. Curtis Mayfield
14. Novos Baianos
15. Milton Nascimento / Lô Borges
16. Steely Dan
17. The Allman Brothers Band
18. Wishbone Ash
19. Roxy Music
20. Black Sabbath
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