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Year of Release:
1972
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20,027
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Year of Release:
1971
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19,735
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Year of Release:
1987
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19,674
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Year of Release:
1993
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19,667
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Year of Release:
1970
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19,458
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Year of Release:
1985
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19,184
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1994
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19,140
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Year of Release:
1993
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19,091
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Year of Release:
1977
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19,000
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Year of Release:
1971
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18,977
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 6 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 292 3%
1960s 734 7%
1970s 1,474 15%
1980s 1,459 15%
1990s 1,684 17%
2000s 1,791 18%
2010s 2,046 20%
2020s 493 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 25 0%
Various Artists 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4,993 50%
United Kingdom 2,666 27%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 300 3%
Australia 225 2%
Germany 168 2%
Sweden 141 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,718 97%
Yes 282 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,722 97%
Yes 278 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,887 99%
Yes 113 1%
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