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1971
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2001
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2016
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1987
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1956
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1983
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2002
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2013
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 262 3%
1960s 685 7%
1970s 1,524 15%
1980s 1,473 15%
1990s 1,845 18%
2000s 2,064 21%
2010s 2,146 21%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 26 0%
Neil Young 25 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,019 50%
United Kingdom 2,602 26%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 272 3%
Australia 226 2%
Germany 186 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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Popular  Charts
1. Top 500 Albums of All Time by Rolling Stone (2012)
2. The Top 100 Albums by VH1 (2001)
3. 200 Greatest Albums of All Time by Uncut (2016)
4. The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time by New Music Express (2013)
5. The Definitive 200 by National Association of Recording Merchandisers (2007)
6. Virgin All-Time Top 1000 Albums by Virgin (2000)
7. 100 Greatest Albums of All Time by Mojo (1995)
8. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Melody Maker (2000)
9. 100 Greatest Albums Ever by Q (2006)
10. Greatest 100 Albums of All Time by The Guinness Book of British Hit Singles & Albums with NME (2006)
11. The 100 Greatest Albums Of All Time by Absolute Radio (2012)
12. Top 100 Albums by ABC (2006)
13. The Top 50 Albums of All Time by Sound & Vision Magazine (2010)
14. Os 100 Melhores Discos de Todos Os Tempos by Sinewave (2012)
15. The 100 All-Time Greatest Albums by Entertainment Weekly (2013)
16. All Time Top 100 Albums by Sounds (1985)
17. The Guardian 100 Best Albums Ever by The Guardian (1997)
18. Top 100 Albums Ever by Consequence of Sound (2010)
19. Top 100 Greatest Music Albums by Channel 4 (2005)
20. 100 Best Albums of the 2000s by Rolling Stone (2011)
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