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Year of Release:
1973
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6,945
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1998
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6,926
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1997
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6,909
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Year of Release:
1968
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6,883
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1959
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6,877
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1977
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6,855
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2013
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6,820
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2007
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6,768
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1978
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6,736
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1978
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6,718
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 29 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 273 3%
1960s 697 7%
1970s 1,544 15%
1980s 1,478 15%
1990s 1,814 18%
2000s 1,939 19%
2010s 2,136 21%
2020s 94 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
David Bowie 33 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 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 5,029 50%
United Kingdom 2,608 26%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 314 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 176 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,697 97%
Yes 303 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,773 98%
Yes 227 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,911 99%
Yes 89 1%
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