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Year of Release:
1966
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34,032
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1979
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32,852
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1989
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32,490
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2010
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32,325
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1989
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31,246
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1977
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30,961
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1971
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30,765
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1967
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30,671
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2012
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30,538
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1959
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30,030
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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 272 3%
1960s 695 7%
1970s 1,537 15%
1980s 1,485 15%
1990s 1,819 18%
2000s 1,953 20%
2010s 2,137 21%
2020s 77 1%
Artist Albums %


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


United States 5,040 50%
United Kingdom 2,596 26%
Canada 449 4%
Mixed Nationality 309 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 151 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,700 97%
Yes 301 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,773 98%
Yes 228 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,913 99%
Yes 88 1%
Recognised  Year Charts (2020)
1. The 50 Best Albums of 2020 by Rolling Stone (2020)
2. The 50 Best Albums of 2020 by Billboard (2020)
3. The 50 Best Albums of 2020 by Esquire (2020)
4. Albums of the Year 2020 by Rough Trade (2020)
5. The Best Albums of 2020 by FLOOD Magazine (2020)
6. Quietus Albums Of The Year 2020 by The Quietus (2020)
7. Gorilla vs. Bear's Albums of 2020 by Gorilla vs. Bear (2020)
8. Top 99 Music Albums of 2020 by Piccadilly Records (2020)
9. The Best Albums Of 2020 by Uproxx (2020)
10. 20 Best Albums of 2020 by Gaffa (2020)
11. 50 Best Albums of 2020 by The Needle Drop (2020)
12. Albums Of The Year 2020 – Top 50 by Louder Than War (2020)
13. The 100 Best Albums of 2020 by Noisey (2020)
14. The Best Albums of 2020 by No Ripcord (2020)
15. Les Inrocks Albums of the Year 2020 by Les Inrocks (2020)
16. Uncut's Top 75 albums of 2020 by Uncut (2020)
17. Our 50 favourite albums of 2020 by The Vinyl Factory (2020)
18. The 40 best albums of 2020 by Independent (2020)
19. Gigwise's 51 Best Albums of 2020 by Gigwise (2020)
20. The 20 best albums of 2020 by The A.V. Club (2020)
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