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Year of Release:
1971
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53,471
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1966
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52,501
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2004
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51,585
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1968
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50,309
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1991
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48,204
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1998
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48,040
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1989
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44,631
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1986
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44,447
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1979
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44,395
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2015
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40,601
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 2 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 23 0%
1950s 283 3%
1960s 703 7%
1970s 1,545 15%
1980s 1,479 15%
1990s 1,780 18%
2000s 1,906 19%
2010s 2,080 21%
2020s 200 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 34 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 5,033 50%
United Kingdom 2,624 26%
Canada 459 5%
Mixed Nationality 319 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 174 2%
Sweden 145 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,706 97%
Yes 294 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,752 98%
Yes 248 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,883 99%
Yes 117 1%
Best Albums of the 1960s
1. Abbey Road by The Beatles
2. Revolver by The Beatles
3. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
4. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
5. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
6. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
7. In The Court Of The Crimson King by King Crimson
8. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
9. Rubber Soul by The Beatles
10. The Doors by The Doors
11. Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan
12. Are You Experienced by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
13. Led Zeppelin II by Led Zeppelin
14. Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin
15. Let It Bleed by The Rolling Stones
16. Astral Weeks by Van Morrison
17. Electric Ladyland by The Jimi Hendrix Experience
18. Forever Changes by Love
19. A Love Supreme by John Coltrane
20. Magical Mystery Tour by The Beatles
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