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Year of Release:
1966
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33,189
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2010
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32,476
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1979
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31,881
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1989
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31,838
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1989
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31,199
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1977
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30,546
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1971
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29,928
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1967
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29,771
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2012
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29,736
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1959
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29,221
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 4 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 697 7%
1970s 1,539 15%
1980s 1,469 15%
1990s 1,813 18%
2000s 1,949 19%
2010s 2,133 21%
2020s 103 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 33 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,022 50%
United Kingdom 2,603 26%
Canada 445 4%
Mixed Nationality 328 3%
Australia 216 2%
Germany 175 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,687 97%
Yes 313 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,775 98%
Yes 225 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,909 99%
Yes 91 1%
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5. The 20 best albums of 2020 by The A.V. Club (2020)
6. The 50 Best Albums Of 2020 by NPR (2020)
7. The Best Albums of 2020 Ranked by The Line Of Best Fit (2020)
8. The 60 Best Albums of 2020 by PopMatters (2020)
9. BPM’s Top 50 Albums Of 2020 by Beats Per Minute (2020)
10. The Skinny's Top 10 Albums of 2020 by The Skinny (2020)
11. The 50 best albums of 2020 by New Music Express (2020)
12. Best Albums of 2020 by Northern Transmissions (2020)
13. The Loud And Quiet best albums of 2020 by Loud And Quiet (2020)
14. The 75 Best Albums of 2020 by The Alternative (2020)
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16. Exclaim!'s 50 Best Albums of 2020 by Exclaim! (2020)
17. The Top 50 Albums of 2020 by Crack Magazine (2020)
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20. The 50 Best Albums of 2020 by Esquire (2020)
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