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1983
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2020
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1955
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1990
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Sunrise 
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1999
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2014
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 23 0%
1950s 283 3%
1960s 703 7%
1970s 1,544 15%
1980s 1,478 15%
1990s 1,780 18%
2000s 1,906 19%
2010s 2,082 21%
2020s 200 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 34 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 30 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,033 50%
United Kingdom 2,623 26%
Canada 459 5%
Mixed Nationality 319 3%
Australia 220 2%
Germany 174 2%
Sweden 145 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,705 97%
Yes 295 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,752 98%
Yes 248 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,883 99%
Yes 117 1%
Best Albums of the 1950s
1. Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
3. Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
4. Blue Train by John Coltrane
5. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
6. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
7. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
8. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
9. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
10. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
11. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
12. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
13. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
14. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
15. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
16. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
17. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
18. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
19. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
20. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
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