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Year of Release:
1964
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Rank Score:
7,929
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1991
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7,817
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1969
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Rank Score:
7,792
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1969
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7,787
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1977
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7,780
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1959
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7,655
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1971
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7,621
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1992
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7,584
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1972
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7,547
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1997
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7,503
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 24 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 26 0%
1950s 287 3%
1960s 711 7%
1970s 1,526 15%
1980s 1,476 15%
1990s 1,754 18%
2000s 1,887 19%
2010s 2,068 21%
2020s 264 3%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,033 50%
United Kingdom 2,641 26%
Canada 461 5%
Mixed Nationality 297 3%
Australia 225 2%
Germany 167 2%
Sweden 145 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,701 97%
Yes 299 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,742 97%
Yes 258 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,885 99%
Yes 115 1%
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