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Year of Release:
1991
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41,442
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2001
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40,776
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2015
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40,583
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Year of Release:
1965
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39,490
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1979
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38,628
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1969
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38,013
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1977
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37,969
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1965
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37,704
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1967
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36,249
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1980
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35,756
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 3 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 270 3%
1960s 694 7%
1970s 1,543 15%
1980s 1,487 15%
1990s 1,813 18%
2000s 1,945 19%
2010s 2,141 21%
2020s 81 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,019 50%
United Kingdom 2,601 26%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 314 3%
Australia 221 2%
Germany 179 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,698 97%
Yes 302 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,771 98%
Yes 229 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,912 99%
Yes 88 1%
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