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1989
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552
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1996
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1987
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1965
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2012
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551
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2001
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551
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2001
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1976
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550
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2004
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549
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1996
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 276 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 12 0%
1950s 266 3%
1960s 696 7%
1970s 1,519 15%
1980s 1,477 15%
1990s 1,831 18%
2000s 2,020 20%
2010s 2,164 22%
2020s 14 0%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 36 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,023 50%
United Kingdom 2,605 26%
Canada 455 5%
Mixed Nationality 270 3%
Australia 229 2%
Germany 183 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,699 97%
Yes 301 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,796 98%
Yes 204 2%
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