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2015
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1984
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2012
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1982
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1968
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2011
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1965
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 29 0%
1950s 287 3%
1960s 713 7%
1970s 1,536 15%
1980s 1,478 15%
1990s 1,762 18%
2000s 1,897 19%
2010s 2,068 21%
2020s 229 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 35 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,047 50%
United Kingdom 2,634 26%
Canada 455 5%
Mixed Nationality 301 3%
Australia 222 2%
Germany 169 2%
Sweden 143 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,704 97%
Yes 296 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,748 97%
Yes 252 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,885 99%
Yes 115 1%
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