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Year of Release:
1959
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3,075
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2015
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3,071
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1976
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3,070
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2020
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3,066
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1968
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3,060
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1968
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3,058
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1994
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3,057
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2011
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3,051
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1980
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3,046
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2013
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3,044
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 62 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 284 3%
1960s 708 7%
1970s 1,545 15%
1980s 1,481 15%
1990s 1,779 18%
2000s 1,904 19%
2010s 2,068 21%
2020s 205 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 35 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 30 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,053 51%
United Kingdom 2,621 26%
Canada 455 5%
Mixed Nationality 311 3%
Australia 217 2%
Germany 170 2%
Sweden 143 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,706 97%
Yes 294 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,753 98%
Yes 247 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,884 99%
Yes 116 1%
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