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Year of Release:
1982
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18,168
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1995
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18,092
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1984
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17,913
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2004
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17,743
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Year of Release:
1967
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17,593
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2000
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17,499
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2002
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17,237
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1968
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17,112
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1991
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16,188
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1972
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16,139
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 9 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 23 0%
1950s 283 3%
1960s 703 7%
1970s 1,544 15%
1980s 1,478 15%
1990s 1,780 18%
2000s 1,906 19%
2010s 2,082 21%
2020s 200 2%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 34 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 5,033 50%
United Kingdom 2,623 26%
Canada 459 5%
Mixed Nationality 319 3%
Australia 220 2%
Germany 174 2%
Sweden 145 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%
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