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2002
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3,382
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Year of Release:
1978
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3,366
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2002
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3,349
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1996
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3,348
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1976
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3,341
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1978
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3,340
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2010
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3,337
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1957
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3,337
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1981
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3,335
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1974
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3,315
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 57 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 260 3%
1960s 686 7%
1970s 1,520 15%
1980s 1,467 15%
1990s 1,846 18%
2000s 2,069 21%
2010s 2,150 22%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,012 50%
United Kingdom 2,606 26%
Canada 446 4%
Mixed Nationality 271 3%
Australia 226 2%
Germany 187 2%
Sweden 155 2%
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Popular  Charts
1. Top 500 Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone (2012)
2. The Top 100 Albums by VH1 (2001)
3. The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time by New Music Express (2013)
4. 200 Greatest Albums of All Time by Uncut (2016)
5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
7. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Melody Maker (2000)
8. 100 Greatest Albums of All Time by Mojo (1995)
9. 100 Greatest Albums Ever by Q (2006)
10. The 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by Absolute Radio (2012)
11. Greatest 100 Albums of All Time by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums with NME (2006)
12. The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums by Entertainment Weekly (2013)
13. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
14. Top 100 Albums Ever by Consequence of Sound (2010)
15. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Channel 4 (2005)
16. Os 100 Melhores Discos de Todos Os Tempos by Sinewave (2012)
17. All Time Top 100 Albums by Sounds (1985)
18. Top 100 Albums by ABC (2006)
19. The Top 50 Albums of All Time by Sound & Vision Magazine (2010)
20. 100 Best Albums of the 2000s by Rolling Stone (2011)
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