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Year of Release:
1997
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6,704
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1978
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6,695
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1976
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6,675
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1985
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6,664
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2009
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6,644
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2017
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6,640
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2011
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6,624
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1998
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6,609
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1972
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6,555
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1978
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6,520
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 30 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 697 7%
1970s 1,539 15%
1980s 1,469 15%
1990s 1,813 18%
2000s 1,949 19%
2010s 2,133 21%
2020s 103 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 33 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,022 50%
United Kingdom 2,603 26%
Canada 445 4%
Mixed Nationality 328 3%
Australia 216 2%
Germany 175 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,687 97%
Yes 313 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,775 98%
Yes 225 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,909 99%
Yes 91 1%
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