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Year of Release:
1978
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8,301
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Year of Release:
1983
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8,264
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1970
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8,243
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Year of Release:
1967
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8,217
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2004
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8,198
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2006
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8,142
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1994
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8,096
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2000
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8,083
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1973
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8,039
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Year of Release:
1974
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8,027
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 21 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 292 3%
1960s 734 7%
1970s 1,466 15%
1980s 1,457 15%
1990s 1,691 17%
2000s 1,812 18%
2010s 2,058 21%
2020s 482 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 39 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,020 50%
United Kingdom 2,653 27%
Canada 445 4%
Mixed Nationality 302 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 166 2%
Sweden 140 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,737 97%
Yes 283 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,737 97%
Yes 283 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,906 99%
Yes 114 1%
Best Albums of 1988
1. Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
2. Surfer Rosa by Pixies
3. Spirit Of Eden by Talk Talk
4. It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back by Public Enemy
5. ...And Justice For All by Metallica
6. Isn't Anything by My Bloody Valentine
7. Tracy Chapman by Tracy Chapman
8. Straight Outta Compton by N.W.A
9. Green by R.E.M.
10. Seventh Son Of A Seventh Son by Iron Maiden
11. Nothing's Shocking by Jane's Addiction
12. I'm Your Man by Leonard Cohen
13. Operation: Mindcrime by Queensrÿche
14. The Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 1 by The Traveling Wilburys
15. 16 Lovers Lane by The Go-Betweens
16. If I Should Fall From Grace With God by The Pogues
17. Tender Prey by Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
18. Viva Hate by Morrissey
19. Starfish by The Church
20. Rattle And Hum by U2
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