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Year of Release:
1968
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2,933
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1999
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2,931
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Year of Release:
1991
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2,921
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1956
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2,920
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1996
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2,919
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2004
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2,917
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Year of Release:
1978
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2,915
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1985
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2,907
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1995
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2,899
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2005
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2,893
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 66 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 11 0%
1950s 270 3%
1960s 687 7%
1970s 1,525 15%
1980s 1,483 15%
1990s 1,824 18%
2000s 2,031 20%
2010s 2,159 22%
2020s 9 0%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,014 50%
United Kingdom 2,606 26%
Canada 450 5%
Mixed Nationality 270 3%
Australia 228 2%
Germany 185 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,711 97%
Yes 289 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,811 98%
Yes 189 2%
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