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Year of Release:
1977
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1,827
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Year of Release:
1999
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1,822
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Year of Release:
2001
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1,821
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Year of Release:
2013
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1,821
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Year of Release:
1961
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1,816
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Year of Release:
1976
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1,809
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Year of Release:
1995
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1,809
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Year of Release:
2009
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1,803
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Year of Release:
1977
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1,798
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Year of Release:
1998
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1,797
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Total albums: 10,000. Page 100 of 1,000

Overall Chart composition

Decade Albums %


1930s 2 0%
1940s 24 0%
1950s 292 3%
1960s 735 7%
1970s 1,467 15%
1980s 1,456 15%
1990s 1,692 17%
2000s 1,812 18%
2010s 2,059 21%
2020s 468 5%
Artist Albums %


Bob Dylan 39 0%
The Rolling Stones 33 0%
David Bowie 32 0%
The Beatles 29 0%
Miles Davis 27 0%
Various Artists 26 0%
Neil Young 23 0%
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Country Albums %


United States 5,014 50%
United Kingdom 2,655 27%
Canada 445 4%
Mixed Nationality 301 3%
Australia 229 2%
Germany 166 2%
Sweden 140 1%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 9,733 97%
Yes 280 3%
Live? Albums %
No 9,730 97%
Yes 283 3%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 9,899 99%
Yes 114 1%
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