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Year of Release:
1966
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34,036
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1979
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32,841
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1989
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32,595
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2010
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32,450
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1989
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31,301
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1977
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30,908
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1971
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30,775
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1967
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30,630
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2012
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30,594
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1959
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30,048
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 4 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 271 3%
1960s 698 7%
1970s 1,530 15%
1980s 1,486 15%
1990s 1,813 18%
2000s 1,956 20%
2010s 2,143 21%
2020s 77 1%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 5,049 50%
United Kingdom 2,585 26%
Canada 451 5%
Mixed Nationality 307 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 176 2%
Sweden 152 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,697 97%
Yes 303 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,774 98%
Yes 226 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,912 99%
Yes 88 1%
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9. The 40 best albums of 2020 by Independent (2020)
10. The 50 Best Albums Of 2020 by NPR (2020)
11. The 20 best albums of 2020 by The A.V. Club (2020)
12. The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked by The Line Of Best Fit (2020)
13. The 60 Best Albums of 2020 by PopMatters (2020)
14. BPM’s Top 50 Albums Of 2020 by Beats Per Minute (2020)
15. The Skinny's Top 10 Albums of 2020 by The Skinny (2020)
16. The 50 best albums of 2020 by New Music Express (2020)
17. Best Albums of 2020 by Northern Transmissions (2020)
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