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Year of Release:
1972
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3,522
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1974
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3,517
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1994
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3,508
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1981
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3,507
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1978
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3,505
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1977
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3,502
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1978
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3,501
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2005
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3,495
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1990
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3,491
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1994
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3,470
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 56 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 12 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 689 7%
1970s 1,521 15%
1980s 1,480 15%
1990s 1,826 18%
2000s 2,031 20%
2010s 2,159 22%
2020s 9 0%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,012 50%
United Kingdom 2,604 26%
Canada 450 5%
Mixed Nationality 271 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 186 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,712 97%
Yes 288 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,812 98%
Yes 188 2%
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. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
6. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
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. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
12. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
13. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
14. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
15. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
16. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
17. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
18. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
19. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
20. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
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