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1996
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1969
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1960
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1958
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Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 1 0%
1940s 26 0%
1950s 288 3%
1960s 713 7%
1970s 1,525 15%
1980s 1,475 15%
1990s 1,753 18%
2000s 1,888 19%
2010s 2,067 21%
2020s 264 3%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 36 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
The Beatles 31 0%
David Bowie 31 0%
Various Artists 28 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Neil Young 24 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,035 50%
United Kingdom 2,640 26%
Canada 461 5%
Mixed Nationality 297 3%
Australia 225 2%
Germany 167 2%
Sweden 145 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,701 97%
Yes 299 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,742 97%
Yes 258 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,887 99%
Yes 113 1%
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