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Year of Release:
1982
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6,731
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Year of Release:
1972
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6,726
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Year of Release:
1976
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6,725
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1978
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6,689
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Year of Release:
2017
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6,687
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Year of Release:
1970
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6,680
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Year of Release:
1977
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6,651
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Year of Release:
1973
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6,620
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1985
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6,537
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1978
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6,486
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 29 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 29 0%
1950s 286 3%
1960s 710 7%
1970s 1,539 15%
1980s 1,476 15%
1990s 1,764 18%
2000s 1,899 19%
2010s 2,070 21%
2020s 226 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 35 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,044 50%
United Kingdom 2,636 26%
Canada 455 5%
Mixed Nationality 301 3%
Australia 222 2%
Germany 169 2%
Sweden 143 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,703 97%
Yes 297 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,750 98%
Yes 250 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,885 99%
Yes 115 1%
Best Artists of the 1980s
1. The Smiths
2. Pixies
3. Prince
4. The Cure
5. Talking Heads
6. U2
7. Metallica
8. Kate Bush
9. The Stone Roses
10. R.E.M.
11. Sonic Youth
12. Michael Jackson
13. Bruce Springsteen
14. Tom Waits
15. Prince And The Revolution
16. Iron Maiden
17. Joy Division
18. New Order
19. Rush
20. Talk Talk
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