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2016
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2001
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1972
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1986
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2011
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2015
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1998
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1971
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1995
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1984
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 401 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 262 3%
1960s 682 7%
1970s 1,521 15%
1980s 1,480 15%
1990s 1,854 19%
2000s 2,066 21%
2010s 2,133 21%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
Various Artists 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,004 50%
United Kingdom 2,610 26%
Canada 449 4%
Mixed Nationality 270 3%
Australia 224 2%
Germany 187 2%
Sweden 156 2%
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Best Albums of the 1980s
1. Doolittle by Pixies
2. The Queen Is Dead by The Smiths
3. Remain In Light by Talking Heads
4. The Stone Roses by The Stone Roses
5. Disintegration by The Cure
6. The Joshua Tree by U2
7. Daydream Nation by Sonic Youth
8. Closer by Joy Division
9. Thriller by Michael Jackson
10. Hounds Of Love by Kate Bush
11. Purple Rain by Prince And The Revolution
12. Surfer Rosa by Pixies
13. Appetite For Destruction by Guns N' Roses
14. Rain Dogs by Tom Waits
15. Master Of Puppets by Metallica
16. Graceland by Paul Simon
17. Back In Black by AC/DC
18. Murmur by R.E.M.
19. Spirit Of Eden by Talk Talk
20. Moving Pictures by Rush
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