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Year by year, the best-selling albums of the past 50 years

1962: The soundtrack to West Side Story found its way into the ears of most music lovers in the UK. Stateside, it spent a whopping 54 weeks atop the Billboard Album Chart, becoming the longest running No. 1 album ever. Not too shabby for a musical based on Romeo And Juliet.

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