Overall Chart

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Year of Release:
1977
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33,991
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Year of Release:
1991
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33,388
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1995
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32,788
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2001
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32,701
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1969
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31,498
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1965
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30,732
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1980
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30,334
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Year of Release:
1965
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30,273
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1979
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29,716
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Year of Release:
1967
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28,891
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 3 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 1,459 15%
1990s 1,684 17%
2000s 1,791 18%
2010s 2,046 20%
2020s 493 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 4,993 50%
United Kingdom 2,666 27%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 300 3%
Australia 225 2%
Germany 168 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%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. In Rainbows by Radiohead
6. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
7. Kid A by Radiohead
8. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
14. Nevermind by Nirvana
15. Funeral by Arcade Fire
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
18. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
19. Doolittle by Pixies
20. London Calling by The Clash
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