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How Many Of The Best Selling Albums Of All Time Have You Listened To?

Are you a serious audiophile? Or at least someone who is very thorough with their music collection?

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Okay, this isn't by any means a definitive list of the greatest, or even the most successful albums of all time, because those things are all contentious and you can never have an objective list measuring the value of art.

This is a list of the best selling albums in the USA, and doesn't take into account streaming numbers, using data from the RIAA (Recording Industry Association of America).

  1. Tick off every album you've heard at least one song from
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    Via Epic
    Michael Jackson - "Thriller"
    Via Epic
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    Via Asylum
    The Eagles – "Their Greatest Hits (1971 – 1975)"
    Via Asylum
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    Via Columbia Records
    Billy Joel – "Greatest Hits Volume I & Volume II"
    Via Columbia Records
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    Via Atlantic
    Led Zeppelin – "Led Zeppelin IV"
    Via Atlantic
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    Via Harvest / Columbia Records
    Pink Floyd – "The Wall"
    Via Harvest / Columbia Records
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    Via Albert / Atlantic
    AC/DC – "Back In Black"
    Via Albert / Atlantic
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    Via Capitol Nashville
    Garth Brooks – "Double Live"
    Via Capitol Nashville
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    Via Warners Bros.
    Fleetwood Mac – "Rumours"
    Via Warners Bros.
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    Via Mercury
    Shania Twain – "Come On Over"
    Via Mercury
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    Via Apple
    The Beatles – "The Beatles/The White Album"
    Via Apple
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    Via Geffen
    Guns N' Roses – "Appetite for Destruction"
    Via Geffen
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    Via Epic
    Boston – "Boston"
    Via Epic
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    Via Polydor
    Elton John – "Greatest Hits"
    Via Polydor
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    Via Capitol Nashville
    Garth Brooks – "No Fences"
    Via Capitol Nashville
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    Via Apple
    The Beatles – "The Beatles 1967–1970"
    Via Apple
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    Via Arista
    Whitney Houston – "The Bodyguard (Soundtrack)"
    Via Arista
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    Via Maverick / Reprise
    Alanis Morisette – "Jagged Little Pill"
    Via Maverick / Reprise
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    Via Asylum
    Eagles – Hotel "California"
    Via Asylum
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    Via Atlantic
    Hootie & The Blowfish – "Cracked Rear View"
    Via Atlantic
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    Via Swan Song
    Led Zeppelin – "Physical Graffiti"
    Via Swan Song
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    Via Elektra
    Metallica – "Metallica"
    Via Elektra
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    Via RSO / Polydor / Reprise
    Bee Gees – "Saturday Night Fever (Soundtrack)"
    Via RSO / Polydor / Reprise
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    Via Tuff Gong / Island
    Bob Marley & The Wailers – "Legend"
    Via Tuff Gong / Island
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    Via Columbia
    Bruce Springsteen – "Born In The USA"
    Via Columbia
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    Via Columbia / Sony
    Journey – "Greatest Hits"
    Via Columbia / Sony
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    Via Harvest
    Pink Floyd – "Dark Side of the Moon"
    Via Harvest
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    Via Arista
    Santana – "Supernatural"
    Via Arista
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    Via Apple
    The Beatles – "The Beatles 1962-1966"
    Via Apple
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    Via Jive
    Backstreet Boys – "Backstreet Boys"
    Via Jive
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    Via XL / Columbia
    Adele – "21"
    Via XL / Columbia
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    Via Jive
    Britney Spears – "...Baby One More Time"
    Via Jive
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    Via Capitol Nashville
    Garth Brooks – "Ropin The Wind"
    Via Capitol Nashville
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    Via Cleveland International / Epic
    Meat Loaf – "Bat Out Of Hell"
    Via Cleveland International / Epic
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    Via Columbia
    Simon and Garfunkle – "Simon and Garfunkle's Greatest Hits"
    Via Columbia
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    Via Columbia
    Steve Miller Band – "Greatest Hits 1974-1978"
    Via Columbia
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    Via Jive
    Backstreet Boys – "Millennium"
    Via Jive
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    Via Columbia
    Bruce Springsteen – "Bruce Springsteen & E Street Band Live 1975-'85"
    Via Columbia
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    Via Epic
    Pearl Jam – "Ten"
    Via Epic
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    Via Warner Bros.
    Prince & The Revolution – "Purple Rain"
    Via Warner Bros.
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    Via Arista
    Whitney Houston – "Whitney Houston"
    Via Arista
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    Via Mercury / Vertigo
    Bon Jovi – "Slippery When Wet"
    Via Mercury / Vertigo
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    Via Motown
    Boyz II Men – "II"
    Via Motown
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    Via Mercury / Phonogram
    Def Leppard – "Hysteria"
    Via Mercury / Phonogram
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    Via Monument
    Dixie Chicks – "Wide Open Spaces"
    Via Monument
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    Via Atlantic
    Jewel – "Pieces of You"
    Via Atlantic
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    Via Arista
    Kenny G – "Breathless"
    Via Arista
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    Via Liberty
    Kenny Rogers – "Kenny Roger's Greatest Hits"
    Via Liberty
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    Via Atlantic
    Led Zepplin – "Led Zepplin II"
    Via Atlantic
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    Via Lava / Atlantic
    Matchbox Twenty – "Yourself or Someone Like You"
    Via Lava / Atlantic
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    Via Virgin / Atlantic
    Phil Collins – "No Jacket Required"
    Via Virgin / Atlantic
 
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