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Year of Release:
1972
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3,145
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1978
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3,145
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2006
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3,143
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1959
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3,138
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2001
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3,136
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1970
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3,130
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1978
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3,129
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2006
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3,114
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2010
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3,113
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1985
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3,112
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 60 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 26 0%
1950s 288 3%
1960s 707 7%
1970s 1,539 15%
1980s 1,477 15%
1990s 1,771 18%
2000s 1,899 19%
2010s 2,073 21%
2020s 219 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 34 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 2,635 26%
Canada 453 5%
Mixed Nationality 302 3%
Australia 220 2%
Germany 170 2%
Sweden 146 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,705 97%
Yes 295 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,749 97%
Yes 251 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,885 99%
Yes 115 1%
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