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2014
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1,359
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1956
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2010
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2009
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1991
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1,356
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1968
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1969
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1977
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1968
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2004
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 132 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 285 3%
1960s 716 7%
1970s 1,509 15%
1980s 1,467 15%
1990s 1,727 17%
2000s 1,839 18%
2010s 2,088 21%
2020s 343 3%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,016 50%
United Kingdom 2,642 26%
Canada 451 5%
Mixed Nationality 295 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 167 2%
Sweden 144 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,713 97%
Yes 287 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,729 97%
Yes 271 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,889 99%
Yes 111 1%
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