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Year of Release:
1977
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2,313
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1958
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2,313
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1989
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2,310
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2015
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2,308
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1994
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2,303
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1997
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2,301
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1999
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2,301
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2016
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2,299
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2003
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2,299
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1992
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2,299
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 81 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 23 0%
1950s 283 3%
1960s 703 7%
1970s 1,547 15%
1980s 1,479 15%
1990s 1,777 18%
2000s 1,907 19%
2010s 2,078 21%
2020s 202 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 34 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
Various Artists 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,037 50%
United Kingdom 2,623 26%
Canada 457 5%
Mixed Nationality 319 3%
Australia 219 2%
Germany 174 2%
Sweden 144 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,705 97%
Yes 295 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,752 98%
Yes 248 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,883 99%
Yes 117 1%
Best Artists of the 1980s
1. The Smiths
2. Pixies
3. Prince
4. The Cure
5. Talking Heads
6. U2
7. Metallica
8. The Stone Roses
9. R.E.M.
10. Kate Bush
11. Sonic Youth
12. Michael Jackson
13. Bruce Springsteen
14. Tom Waits
15. Prince And The Revolution
16. Iron Maiden
17. Joy Division
18. New Order
19. Rush
20. Talk Talk
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