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Year of Release:
1973
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2014
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1994
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1985
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1980
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2002
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1997
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1968
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2003
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 1,000 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 270 3%
1960s 694 7%
1970s 1,546 15%
1980s 1,484 15%
1990s 1,810 18%
2000s 1,946 19%
2010s 2,142 21%
2020s 82 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,017 50%
United Kingdom 2,601 26%
Canada 448 4%
Mixed Nationality 315 3%
Australia 221 2%
Germany 178 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,696 97%
Yes 304 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,771 98%
Yes 229 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,912 99%
Yes 88 1%
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