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1972
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561
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2004
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1971
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2016
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559
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2010
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559
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1993
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1993
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1974
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1977
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 267 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 260 3%
1960s 686 7%
1970s 1,520 15%
1980s 1,467 15%
1990s 1,846 18%
2000s 2,069 21%
2010s 2,150 22%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,012 50%
United Kingdom 2,606 26%
Canada 446 4%
Mixed Nationality 271 3%
Australia 226 2%
Germany 187 2%
Sweden 155 2%
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Best Albums of 1953
1. Black Coffee by Peggy Lee
2. Sonny Rollins With The Modern Jazz Quartet by Sonny Rollins
3. La Vie En Rose by Edith Piaf
4. Chante Les Chansons Poétiques no1 by Georges Brassens
5. Dean Martin Sings by Dean Martin
6. Wagner: Tristan Und Isolde by Wilhelm Furtwängler / Philharmonia Orchestra
7. Songs By Tom Lehrer by Tom Lehrer
8. An Evening With Billie Holiday by Billie Holiday
9. Jazz At Oberlin by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
10. Inca Taqui by Yma Sumac
11. Moondog And His Friends by Moondog
12. Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" by Wilhelm Furtwangler / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
13. Calamity Jane by Doris Day
14. New Concepts Of Artistry In Rhythm by Stan Kenton
15. Charlie Parker by Charlie Parker
16. Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen by Wilhelm Furtwängler / Orchestra Sinfonica E Coro Della Radio Italiana
17. Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana by Tullio Serafin / Coro E Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala Di Milano
18. Nat King Cole Sings For Two In Love by Nat King Cole
19. Dvořák: Symphony No. 5 In E Minor, Op. 95 "From The New World" by George Szell / The Cleveland Orchestra
20. Young Man With A Horn by Miles Davis
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