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1974
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1957
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2014
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1978
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197
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1995
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1989
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2005
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1991
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2012
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 640 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 272 3%
1960s 699 7%
1970s 1,536 15%
1980s 1,473 15%
1990s 1,818 18%
2000s 1,940 19%
2010s 2,132 21%
2020s 105 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 33 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Various Artists 29 0%
Miles Davis 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,016 50%
United Kingdom 2,603 26%
Canada 446 4%
Mixed Nationality 336 3%
Australia 216 2%
Germany 175 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,688 97%
Yes 312 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,773 98%
Yes 227 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,909 99%
Yes 91 1%
Best Albums of 1964
1. A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles
2. Getz/Gilberto by Stan Getz & João Gilberto
3. The Times They Are A-Changin' by Bob Dylan
4. Beatles For Sale by The Beatles
5. Out To Lunch! by Eric Dolphy
6. Another Side Of Bob Dylan by Bob Dylan
7. Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica by The Ronettes
8. Kinks by The Kinks
9. Where Did Our Love Go by The Supremes
10. Ain't That Good News by Sam Cooke
11. The Sidewinder by Lee Morgan
12. Folk Singer by Muddy Waters
13. Dust Bowl Ballads by Woody Guthrie
14. "Live" At The Star-Club, Hamburg by Jerry Lee Lewis And The Nashville Teens
15. Meet The Beatles! by The Beatles
16. Empyrean Isles by Herbie Hancock
17. The Animals by The Animals
18. The Rolling Stones by The Rolling Stones
19. Song For My Father by Horace Silver Quintet
20. Pain In My Heart by Otis Redding
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