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Year of Release:
1998
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2,754
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Year of Release:
1968
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2,753
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Year of Release:
2017
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2,752
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Year of Release:
1979
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2,739
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Year of Release:
1977
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2,738
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Year of Release:
1974
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2,731
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Year of Release:
2013
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2,726
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Year of Release:
2016
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2,722
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Year of Release:
1957
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2,720
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Year of Release:
2002
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2,720
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 66 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 297 3%
1960s 741 7%
1970s 1,468 15%
1980s 1,457 15%
1990s 1,681 17%
2000s 1,795 18%
2010s 2,059 21%
2020s 475 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 25 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,003 50%
United Kingdom 2,655 27%
Canada 445 4%
Mixed Nationality 303 3%
Australia 226 2%
Germany 168 2%
Sweden 140 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,720 97%
Yes 280 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,720 97%
Yes 280 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,885 99%
Yes 115 1%
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