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Year of Release:
1989
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27,761
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Year of Release:
1966
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27,639
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2010
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26,112
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1989
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25,760
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Year of Release:
2012
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25,613
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Year of Release:
1977
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25,577
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1979
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24,979
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1959
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24,889
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Year of Release:
1967
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24,208
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Year of Release:
1971
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24,092
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 4 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 294 3%
1960s 740 7%
1970s 1,474 15%
1980s 1,450 15%
1990s 1,688 17%
2000s 1,797 18%
2010s 2,050 21%
2020s 480 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 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4,990 50%
United Kingdom 2,657 27%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 303 3%
Australia 225 2%
Germany 169 2%
Sweden 141 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,718 97%
Yes 282 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,722 97%
Yes 278 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,887 99%
Yes 113 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. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
8. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
9. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
10. Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
11. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
12. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
13. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
14. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
15. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
16. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
17. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
18. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
19. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
20. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
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