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Year of Release:
1967
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Rank Score:
7,638
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1977
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7,587
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1984
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7,585
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2011
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7,550
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Year of Release:
1971
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7,521
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1967
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7,468
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Year of Release:
1987
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7,443
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1972
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7,388
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2002
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7,373
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1973
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7,313
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 27 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 697 7%
1970s 1,545 15%
1980s 1,479 15%
1990s 1,818 18%
2000s 1,937 19%
2010s 2,133 21%
2020s 94 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Miles Davis 28 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,032 50%
United Kingdom 2,605 26%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 314 3%
Australia 220 2%
Germany 176 2%
Sweden 152 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,696 97%
Yes 305 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,775 98%
Yes 226 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,912 99%
Yes 89 1%
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