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Year of Release:
1970
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5,459
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Year of Release:
1993
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5,446
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Year of Release:
1991
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5,446
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Year of Release:
2019
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5,435
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Year of Release:
1991
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5,415
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Year of Release:
1968
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5,414
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Year of Release:
1985
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5,362
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Year of Release:
1996
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5,353
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Year of Release:
2002
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5,337
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Year of Release:
2009
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5,255
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 34 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 297 3%
1960s 741 7%
1970s 1,470 15%
1980s 1,458 15%
1990s 1,682 17%
2000s 1,791 18%
2010s 2,061 21%
2020s 473 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 25 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,005 50%
United Kingdom 2,656 27%
Canada 444 4%
Mixed Nationality 303 3%
Australia 226 2%
Germany 168 2%
Sweden 139 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,719 97%
Yes 281 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,720 97%
Yes 280 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,885 99%
Yes 115 1%
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