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Year of Release:
1997
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76,287
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Year of Release:
1973
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70,762
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1969
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65,348
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Year of Release:
1966
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56,760
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2000
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51,076
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2007
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50,909
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Year of Release:
1967
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50,830
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1975
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50,801
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Year of Release:
1972
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50,013
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1967
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45,780
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 1 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 52 1%
1950s 858 9%
1960s 2,476 25%
1970s 5,471 55%
1980s 6,295 63%
1990s 9,253 93%
2000s 12,052 121%
2010s 16,051 161%
2020s 7,014 70%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 1,239 12%
R. Stevie Moore 95 1%
Johnny Cash 49 0%
The Residents 48 0%
Buckethead 47 0%
Bob Dylan 43 0%
Elvis Presley 42 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 24,301 243%
United Kingdom 10,300 103%
Germany 2,901 29%
Mixed Nationality 2,684 27%
Canada 2,120 21%
Australia 1,789 18%
France 1,606 16%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 55,894 559%
Yes 3,634 36%
Live? Albums %
No 58,073 581%
Yes 1,455 15%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 58,882 589%
Yes 646 6%
Best Ever Albums
1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
3. Abbey Road by The Beatles
4. Revolver by The Beatles
5. Kid A by Radiohead
6. In Rainbows by Radiohead
7. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band by The Beatles
8. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
9. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
10. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
11. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
12. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
13. The Beatles (The White Album) by The Beatles
14. Nevermind by Nirvana
15. Funeral by Arcade Fire
16. In The Aeroplane Over The Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel
17. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
18. Doolittle by Pixies
19. To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
20. London Calling by The Clash
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