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Year of Release:
1956
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4,737
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1980
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4,735
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1979
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4,723
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1963
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4,708
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2003
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4,691
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Year of Release:
1983
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4,685
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2008
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4,651
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1996
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4,630
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1969
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4,608
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2016
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4,607
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 42 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 269 3%
1960s 684 7%
1970s 1,516 15%
1980s 1,474 15%
1990s 1,841 18%
2000s 2,060 21%
2010s 2,151 22%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,015 50%
United Kingdom 2,611 26%
Canada 442 4%
Mixed Nationality 269 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 182 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,703 97%
Yes 297 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,856 99%
Yes 144 1%
Best Artists of 1964
1. The Beatles
2. Bob Dylan
3. Stan Getz & João Gilberto
4. Eric Dolphy
5. The Ronettes
6. The Rolling Stones
7. The Kinks
8. Jerry Lee Lewis
9. Sam Cooke
10. The Supremes
11. Diana Ross & The Supremes
12. Lee Morgan
13. Muddy Waters
14. The Beach Boys
15. Herbie Hancock
16. Wayne Shorter
17. Horace Silver
18. Horace Silver Quintet
19. Otis Redding
20. Woody Guthrie
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