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Year of Release:
1968
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18,882
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Year of Release:
1969
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18,742
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Year of Release:
1969
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18,529
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Year of Release:
1994
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18,517
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1995
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18,506
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Year of Release:
2015
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18,089
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2006
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17,970
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Year of Release:
1968
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17,573
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Year of Release:
1971
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17,500
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Year of Release:
1988
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17,393
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 7 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 292 3%
1960s 735 7%
1970s 1,475 15%
1980s 1,458 15%
1990s 1,687 17%
2000s 1,791 18%
2010s 2,041 20%
2020s 494 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 25 0%
Various Artists 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4,992 50%
United Kingdom 2,663 27%
Canada 448 4%
Mixed Nationality 301 3%
Australia 225 2%
Germany 168 2%
Sweden 141 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,717 97%
Yes 283 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,721 97%
Yes 279 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,887 99%
Yes 113 1%
Best Ever Artists
1. The Beatles
2. Radiohead
3. Pink Floyd
4. David Bowie
5. Bob Dylan
6. Led Zeppelin
7. The Rolling Stones
8. Arcade Fire
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Kendrick Lamar
11. Nirvana
12. Neil Young
13. The Smiths
14. Miles Davis
15. The Beach Boys
16. Kanye West
17. Pixies
18. R.E.M.
19. Jimi Hendrix
20. Bruce Springsteen
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