Overall Chart

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Year of Release:
1966
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44,756
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Year of Release:
1971
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43,792
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Year of Release:
1968
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43,010
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Year of Release:
1991
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41,933
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2004
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41,001
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1998
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38,704
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Year of Release:
1986
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38,330
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Year of Release:
2015
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36,776
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Year of Release:
1989
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36,719
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Year of Release:
1979
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35,808
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 2 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 292 3%
1960s 733 7%
1970s 1,473 15%
1980s 1,455 15%
1990s 1,685 17%
2000s 1,800 18%
2010s 2,047 20%
2020s 488 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 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 4,991 50%
United Kingdom 2,663 27%
Canada 446 4%
Mixed Nationality 302 3%
Australia 223 2%
Germany 166 2%
Sweden 142 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,719 97%
Yes 281 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,719 97%
Yes 281 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,886 99%
Yes 114 1%
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