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Year of Release:
2004
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61,351
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Year of Release:
1971
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59,509
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Year of Release:
1966
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58,352
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1998
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55,800
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Year of Release:
1968
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55,731
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Year of Release:
1991
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55,715
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1989
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50,107
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1986
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49,394
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1979
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49,176
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1995
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46,494
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 2 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 268 3%
1960s 686 7%
1970s 1,519 15%
1980s 1,474 15%
1990s 1,841 18%
2000s 2,058 21%
2010s 2,149 21%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,011 50%
United Kingdom 2,612 26%
Canada 442 4%
Mixed Nationality 270 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 183 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,701 97%
Yes 299 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,863 99%
Yes 137 1%
Best Artists of the 1970s
1. Pink Floyd
2. David Bowie
3. Led Zeppelin
4. Neil Young
5. The Rolling Stones
6. The Clash
7. The Who
8. Fleetwood Mac
9. Black Sabbath
10. Bruce Springsteen
11. Genesis
12. Bob Dylan
13. Joy Division
14. Stevie Wonder
15. Yes
16. Nick Drake
17. Paul McCartney
18. Queen
19. Joni Mitchell
20. Bob Marley
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