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Year of Release:
1972
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20,197
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Year of Release:
1987
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19,849
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Year of Release:
1971
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19,724
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Year of Release:
1970
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19,640
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1993
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19,540
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Year of Release:
1993
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19,343
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1994
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19,284
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1985
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19,222
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Year of Release:
1977
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19,197
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1971
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19,015
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 6 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 49 0%
1950s 859 9%
1960s 2,476 25%
1970s 5,469 55%
1980s 6,291 63%
1990s 9,252 93%
2000s 12,048 120%
2010s 16,048 160%
2020s 6,998 70%
Artist Albums %


Various Artists 1,237 12%
R. Stevie Moore 95 1%
Johnny Cash 49 0%
The Residents 48 0%
Buckethead 47 0%
Bob Dylan 43 0%
Elvis Presley 42 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 24,283 243%
United Kingdom 10,296 103%
Germany 2,900 29%
Mixed Nationality 2,683 27%
Canada 2,118 21%
Australia 1,789 18%
France 1,607 16%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 55,865 559%
Yes 3,631 36%
Live? Albums %
No 58,041 580%
Yes 1,455 15%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 58,850 589%
Yes 646 6%
Best Albums of 1966
1. Revolver by The Beatles
2. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
3. Blonde On Blonde by Bob Dylan
4. Sounds Of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel
5. Aftermath by The Rolling Stones
6. Freak Out! by The Mothers Of Invention
7. Parsley, Sage, Rosemary And Thyme by Simon & Garfunkel
8. Wild Is The Wind by Nina Simone
9. The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators by 13th Floor Elevators
10. Face To Face by The Kinks
11. Ascension by John Coltrane
12. Fresh Cream by Cream
13. If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears by The Mamas And The Papas
14. Black Monk Time by Monks (US)
15. Fifth Dimension by The Byrds
16. Sunshine Superman by Donovan
17. Speak No Evil by Wayne Shorter
18. Blues Breakers by John Mayall & Eric Clapton
19. Da Capo by Love
20. Il Buono, Il Brutto, Il Cattivo [The Good, The Bad & The Ugly] by Ennio Morricone
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