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Year of Release:
1982
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18,074
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2004
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17,964
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1995
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17,867
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1967
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17,696
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1984
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17,630
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2000
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17,271
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2002
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17,068
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1968
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16,987
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1991
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16,232
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1972
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16,072
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 9 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 26 0%
1950s 284 3%
1960s 708 7%
1970s 1,545 15%
1980s 1,480 15%
1990s 1,778 18%
2000s 1,905 19%
2010s 2,067 21%
2020s 206 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 35 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 30 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,054 51%
United Kingdom 2,619 26%
Canada 455 5%
Mixed Nationality 311 3%
Australia 217 2%
Germany 170 2%
Sweden 143 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,706 97%
Yes 294 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,753 98%
Yes 247 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,884 99%
Yes 116 1%
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