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1987
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255
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2012
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2001
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1980
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1996
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1968
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1966
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1959
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1975
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2021
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 522 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 284 3%
1960s 706 7%
1970s 1,540 15%
1980s 1,483 15%
1990s 1,781 18%
2000s 1,905 19%
2010s 2,070 21%
2020s 205 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 35 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 5,057 51%
United Kingdom 2,618 26%
Canada 455 5%
Mixed Nationality 310 3%
Australia 218 2%
Germany 169 2%
Sweden 143 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,707 97%
Yes 293 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,753 98%
Yes 247 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,884 99%
Yes 116 1%
Best Albums of the 1970s
1. The Dark Side Of The Moon by Pink Floyd
2. Wish You Were Here by Pink Floyd
3. The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
4. Untitled (Led Zeppelin IV) by Led Zeppelin
5. London Calling by The Clash
6. Rumours by Fleetwood Mac
7. The Wall by Pink Floyd
8. Unknown Pleasures by Joy Division
9. Animals by Pink Floyd
10. Who's Next by The Who
11. Blood On The Tracks by Bob Dylan
12. Exile On Main St. by The Rolling Stones
13. Hunky Dory by David Bowie
14. Marquee Moon by Television
15. Pink Moon by Nick Drake
16. Low by David Bowie
17. Paranoid by Black Sabbath
18. Sticky Fingers by The Rolling Stones
19. What's Going On by Marvin Gaye
20. Born To Run by Bruce Springsteen
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