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Year of Release:
2004
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17,337
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Year of Release:
1984
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17,325
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1995
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17,225
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1970
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17,130
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Year of Release:
1967
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16,954
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1968
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16,205
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2000
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16,082
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2002
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15,937
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Year of Release:
1976
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15,916
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1972
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15,344
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 9 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 27 0%
1950s 285 3%
1960s 720 7%
1970s 1,508 15%
1980s 1,468 15%
1990s 1,719 17%
2000s 1,835 18%
2010s 2,087 21%
2020s 351 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 5,016 50%
United Kingdom 2,664 27%
Canada 448 4%
Mixed Nationality 286 3%
Australia 218 2%
Germany 170 2%
France 141 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,710 97%
Yes 291 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,733 97%
Yes 268 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,893 99%
Yes 108 1%
Best Artists of 1982
1. Michael Jackson
2. Iron Maiden
3. Kate Bush
4. The Cure
5. Bruce Springsteen
6. Roxy Music
7. Prince
8. Duran Duran
9. Donald Fagen
10. Dire Straits
11. The Clash
12. Simple Minds
13. Elvis Costello
14. Elvis Costello And The Attractions
15. XTC
16. Peter Gabriel
17. Laurie Anderson
18. Bad Brains
19. Judas Priest
20. The Fall
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