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Year of Release:
2008
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5,663
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2010
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5,663
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1995
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5,601
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2006
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5,589
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1976
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5,567
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1990
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5,535
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2004
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5,534
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1999
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5,527
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2011
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5,525
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1978
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5,524
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 36 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 1,814 18%
2000s 1,956 20%
2010s 2,143 21%
2020s 76 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 9,696 97%
Yes 304 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,774 98%
Yes 226 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,912 99%
Yes 88 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. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
12. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
13. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
14. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
15. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
16. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
17. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
18. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
19. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
20. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
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