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1994
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219
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1981
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1956
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2016
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1993
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219
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2007
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218
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1999
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1989
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218
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2017
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1981
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 590 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 23 0%
1950s 283 3%
1960s 703 7%
1970s 1,546 15%
1980s 1,479 15%
1990s 1,778 18%
2000s 1,908 19%
2010s 2,078 21%
2020s 201 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 34 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
Various Artists 31 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,037 50%
United Kingdom 2,623 26%
Canada 457 5%
Mixed Nationality 319 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 174 2%
Sweden 144 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,705 97%
Yes 295 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,752 98%
Yes 248 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,883 99%
Yes 117 1%
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