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Year of Release:
1978
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6,716
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1977
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6,709
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Year of Release:
2011
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6,692
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Year of Release:
2009
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6,687
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Year of Release:
1976
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6,684
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1997
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6,672
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1985
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6,662
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1998
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6,657
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1978
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6,644
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1972
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6,573
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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 1,543 15%
1980s 1,478 15%
1990s 1,818 18%
2000s 1,942 19%
2010s 2,130 21%
2020s 96 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 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 5,032 50%
United Kingdom 2,605 26%
Canada 452 5%
Mixed Nationality 309 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,695 97%
Yes 306 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,774 98%
Yes 227 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,912 99%
Yes 89 1%
Best Albums of the 1950s
1. Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
3. Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
4. Blue Train by John Coltrane
5. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
6. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
7. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
8. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
9. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
10. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
11. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
12. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
13. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
14. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
15. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
16. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
17. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
18. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
19. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
20. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
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