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2021
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697
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1974
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2009
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1976
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1998
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1973
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694
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1970
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693
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1966
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 232 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 288 3%
1960s 711 7%
1970s 1,511 15%
1980s 1,467 15%
1990s 1,730 17%
2000s 1,857 19%
2010s 2,074 21%
2020s 337 3%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,034 50%
United Kingdom 2,645 26%
Canada 449 4%
Mixed Nationality 293 3%
Australia 221 2%
Germany 165 2%
Sweden 142 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,707 97%
Yes 294 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,733 97%
Yes 268 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,889 99%
Yes 112 1%
Best Albums of the 1980s
1. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
2. Doolittle by Pixies
3. Remain In Light by Talking Heads
4. Disintegration by The Cure
5. The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses
6. The Joshua Tree by U2
7. Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
8. Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
9. Closer by Joy Division
10. Thriller by Michael Jackson
11. Purple Rain by Prince And The Revolution
12. Surfer Rosa by Pixies
13. Master Of Puppets by Metallica
14. Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
15. Appetite For Destruction by Guns N' Roses
16. Graceland by Paul Simon
17. Back In Black by AC/DC
18. Spirit Of Eden by Talk Talk
19. Murmur by R.E.M.
20. Moving Pictures by Rush
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