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1999
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1,001
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Year of Release:
1973
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Year of Release:
2007
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Year of Release:
1995
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1,000
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1996
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999
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Year of Release:
2020
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999
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Year of Release:
1987
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999
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Year of Release:
1998
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998
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Year of Release:
1974
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996
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1710.
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Year of Release:
2015
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996
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 171 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 294 3%
1960s 740 7%
1970s 1,474 15%
1980s 1,450 15%
1990s 1,688 17%
2000s 1,797 18%
2010s 2,050 21%
2020s 480 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4,990 50%
United Kingdom 2,657 27%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 303 3%
Australia 225 2%
Germany 169 2%
Sweden 141 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,718 97%
Yes 282 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,722 97%
Yes 278 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,887 99%
Yes 113 1%
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