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1993
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1963
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1973
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2015
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1988
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2003
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1997
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2010
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 270 3%
1960s 700 7%
1970s 1,519 15%
1980s 1,474 15%
1990s 1,818 18%
2000s 1,968 20%
2010s 2,151 22%
2020s 75 1%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 30 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,041 50%
United Kingdom 2,587 26%
Canada 456 5%
Mixed Nationality 298 3%
Australia 227 2%
Germany 177 2%
Sweden 154 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,697 97%
Yes 303 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,787 98%
Yes 213 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,914 99%
Yes 86 1%
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