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2016
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Year of Release:
1989
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2001
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2013
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1988
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2006
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1972
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1988
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Year of Release:
1986
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2019
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 25 0%
1950s 292 3%
1960s 736 7%
1970s 1,474 15%
1980s 1,458 15%
1990s 1,687 17%
2000s 1,790 18%
2010s 2,043 20%
2020s 493 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 38 0%
The Rolling Stones 34 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 25 0%
Various Artists 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 4,993 50%
United Kingdom 2,662 27%
Canada 447 4%
Mixed Nationality 300 3%
Australia 225 2%
Germany 168 2%
Sweden 141 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,717 97%
Yes 283 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,721 97%
Yes 279 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,886 99%
Yes 114 1%
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