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Year of Release:
1972
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5,152
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1965
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5,148
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1971
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5,114
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1983
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5,111
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1971
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5,085
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1969
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5,066
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1996
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5,059
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2019
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5,048
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2014
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5,047
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1983
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5,038
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 39 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 697 7%
1970s 1,545 15%
1980s 1,479 15%
1990s 1,818 18%
2000s 1,937 19%
2010s 2,133 21%
2020s 94 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Miles Davis 28 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,032 50%
United Kingdom 2,605 26%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 314 3%
Australia 220 2%
Germany 176 2%
Sweden 152 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,696 97%
Yes 305 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,775 98%
Yes 226 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,912 99%
Yes 89 1%
Best Albums of 1956
1. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
2. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
3. Pithecanthropus Erectus by Charles Mingus
4. Ella & Louis by Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
5. Lady Sings The Blues by Billie Holiday
6. Ellington At Newport by Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
7. Elvis by Elvis Presley
8. Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book by Ella Fitzgerald
9. The Goldberg Variations by Glenn Gould
10. The Wildest! by Louis Prima
11. Music Of India (Three Classical Ragas) by Ravi Shankar
12. This Is Fats Domino! by Fats Domino
13. Jazz At Massey Hall by The Quintet
14. Johnny Burnette And The Rock N' Roll Trio by Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'n Roll Trio
15. Bluejean Bop by Gene Vincent
16. Calypso by Harry Belafonte
17. Rock And Rollin' With Fats Domino by Fats Domino
18. Moondog by Moondog
19. Tragic Songs Of Life by The Louvin Brothers
20. Bound For Glory by Woody Guthrie
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