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Year of Release:
1954
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160
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1984
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2002
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159
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1971
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2020
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159
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1981
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159
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2004
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2010
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1977
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2014
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 780 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 27 0%
1950s 285 3%
1960s 719 7%
1970s 1,506 15%
1980s 1,469 15%
1990s 1,719 17%
2000s 1,833 18%
2010s 2,085 21%
2020s 356 4%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 37 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 30 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,019 50%
United Kingdom 2,663 27%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 286 3%
Australia 218 2%
Germany 169 2%
Sweden 141 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,709 97%
Yes 291 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,732 97%
Yes 268 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,890 99%
Yes 110 1%
Best Albums of the 1950s
1. Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
3. Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
4. Blue Train by John Coltrane
5. Elvis Presley by Elvis Presley
6. In The Wee Small Hours by Frank Sinatra
7. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
8. Here's Little Richard by Little Richard
9. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
10. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
11. Brilliant Corners by Thelonious Monk
12. Lady In Satin by Billie Holiday
13. Songs For Swingin' Lovers! by Frank Sinatra
14. Somethin' Else by Cannonball Adderley
15. Saxophone Colossus by Sonny Rollins
16. The "Chirping" Crickets by The Crickets
17. Chet Baker Sings by Chet Baker
18. Birth Of The Cool by Miles Davis
19. Buddy Holly by Buddy Holly
20. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
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