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Year of Release:
1969
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1,094
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1982
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1995
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1966
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1,092
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1989
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1,091
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1979
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1,088
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1995
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1,088
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1997
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1,087
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2002
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1,087
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2003
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1,086
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 160 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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