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2012
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1982
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1975
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1982
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1957
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 685 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 276 3%
1960s 697 7%
1970s 1,545 15%
1980s 1,478 15%
1990s 1,818 18%
2000s 1,939 19%
2010s 2,132 21%
2020s 94 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Miles Davis 28 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,035 50%
United Kingdom 2,604 26%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 314 3%
Australia 220 2%
Germany 176 2%
Sweden 153 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,699 97%
Yes 305 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,778 98%
Yes 226 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,913 99%
Yes 91 1%
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