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Year of Release:
1997
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107,830
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1973
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98,131
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1969
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84,410
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1966
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77,833
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2000
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72,911
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Year of Release:
1967
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72,149
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2007
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67,049
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1975
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64,695
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1972
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63,158
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1967
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61,835
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 1 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 0 0%
1940s 2 0%
1950s 269 3%
1960s 684 7%
1970s 1,516 15%
1980s 1,473 15%
1990s 1,840 18%
2000s 2,058 21%
2010s 2,155 22%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 35 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Miles Davis 24 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,017 50%
United Kingdom 2,611 26%
Canada 442 4%
Mixed Nationality 268 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 182 2%
Sweden 157 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,704 97%
Yes 296 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,856 99%
Yes 144 1%
Best Albums of 1991
1. Nevermind by Nirvana
2. Loveless by My Bloody Valentine
3. Ten by Pearl Jam
4. Spiderland by Slint
5. Achtung Baby by U2
6. Blood Sugar Sex Magik by Red Hot Chili Peppers
7. The Low End Theory by A Tribe Called Quest
8. Laughing Stock by Talk Talk
9. Metallica by Metallica
10. Screamadelica by Primal Scream
11. Blue Lines by Massive Attack
12. Out Of Time by R.E.M.
13. Badmotorfinger by Soundgarden
14. Trompe Le Monde by Pixies
15. Use Your Illusion II by Guns N' Roses
16. Dangerous by Michael Jackson
17. Yerself Is Steam by Mercury Rev
18. Innuendo by Queen
19. Temple Of The Dog by Temple Of The Dog
20. Gish by The Smashing Pumpkins
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