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1957
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1947
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1998
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 23 0%
1950s 278 3%
1960s 706 7%
1970s 1,559 16%
1980s 1,471 15%
1990s 1,793 18%
2000s 1,902 19%
2010s 2,097 21%
2020s 170 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 35 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,039 50%
United Kingdom 2,616 26%
Canada 451 5%
Mixed Nationality 327 3%
Australia 211 2%
Germany 179 2%
Sweden 146 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,701 97%
Yes 299 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,764 98%
Yes 236 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,897 99%
Yes 103 1%
Best Albums of 1963
1. The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady by Charles Mingus
2. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan
3. Please Please Me by The Beatles
4. Live At The Apollo by James Brown
5. With The Beatles by The Beatles
6. Night Beat by Sam Cooke
7. Monk's Dream by The Thelonious Monk Quartet
8. A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector by Various Artists
9. Duke Ellington & John Coltrane by Duke Ellington & John Coltrane
10. Samba Esquema Novo by Jorge Ben
11. Money Jungle by Duke Ellington / Charlie Mingus / Max Roach
12. Night Train by The Oscar Peterson Trio
13. Midnight Blue by Kenny Burrell
14. In Dreams by Roy Orbison
15. Ballads by John Coltrane Quartet
16. Surfer Girl by The Beach Boys
17. Back At The Chicken Shack by Jimmy Smith
18. John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman by John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman
19. Surfin' U.S.A. by The Beach Boys
20. Beethoven: Symphonien No. 9 by Herbert von Karajan / Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
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