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Year of Release:
1994
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9,738
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1990
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9,725
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Year of Release:
1968
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9,666
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Year of Release:
1977
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9,614
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Year of Release:
1967
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9,513
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2001
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9,479
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Year of Release:
1969
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9,407
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Year of Release:
1987
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9,388
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Year of Release:
2011
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9,346
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Year of Release:
1991
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9,333
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 17 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 292 3%
1960s 734 7%
1970s 1,474 15%
1980s 1,457 15%
1990s 1,684 17%
2000s 1,791 18%
2010s 2,047 20%
2020s 494 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 25 0%
Various Artists 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4,996 50%
United Kingdom 2,664 27%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 300 3%
Australia 225 2%
Germany 167 2%
Sweden 141 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,716 97%
Yes 284 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,720 97%
Yes 280 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,887 99%
Yes 113 1%
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