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The best album by Charles Mingus is The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady which is ranked number 147 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 14,110.

Charles Mingus is ranked number 110 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 25,707.

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Charles Mingus official website: http://www.mingusmingusmingus.com

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Charles Mingus best albums

The following albums by Charles Mingus are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

The Black Saint And The Sinner LadyUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1963Appears in:465 charts
Rank in 1963:1Rank Score:14,110
Rank in 1960s26Overall Rank:147
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (545 votes)
Comments: 34 comments
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2.

Mingus Ah UmUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1959Appears in:318 charts
Rank in 1959:2Rank Score:6,947
Rank in 1950s2Overall Rank:314
Average Rating:  84/100 (366 votes)
Comments: 20 comments
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3.

Pithecanthropus ErectusUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1956Appears in:115 charts
Rank in 1956:5Rank Score:1,387
Rank in 1950s22Overall Rank:1,321
Average Rating:  79/100 (125 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Blues & RootsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1960Appears in:78 charts
Rank in 1960:4Rank Score:753
Rank in 1960s196Overall Rank:2,179
Average Rating:  78/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus MingusUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1963Appears in:69 charts
Rank in 1963:9Rank Score:657
Rank in 1960s213Overall Rank:2,427
Average Rating:  78/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.

Let My Children Hear MusicUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1972Appears in:36 charts
Rank in 1972:56Rank Score:507
Rank in 1970s588Overall Rank:2,978
Average Rating:  80/100 (58 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Tijuana MoodsUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1962:6Rank Score:355
Rank in 1960s297Overall Rank:3,968
Average Rating:  76/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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The ClownUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1957Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1957:19Rank Score:300
Rank in 1950s95Overall Rank:4,511
Average Rating:  77/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Mingus At AntibesUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1976Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1976:109Rank Score:141
Rank in 1970s1,290Overall Rank:8,054
Average Rating:  72/100 (27 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Oh YeahUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1962Appears in:26 charts
Rank in 1962:18Rank Score:137
Rank in 1960s548Overall Rank:8,186
Average Rating:  76/100 (39 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Overall band rank: 110

This may not be a complete discography for Charles Mingus. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Charles Mingus best tracks

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1.Group Dancers
(from the album The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady)
 90/100 (111 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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2.Duet Solo Dancers
(from the album The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady)
 90/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.Solo Dancer
(from the album The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady)
 88/100 (103 votes)
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4.Trio And Group Dancers
(from the album The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady)
 88/100 (105 votes)
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5.Better Git It In Your Soul
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 87/100 (63 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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6.Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 86/100 (63 votes)
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7.Boogie Stop Shuffle
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 85/100 (56 votes)
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8.Bird Calls
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 84/100 (52 votes)
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9.Open Letter To Duke
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 83/100 (49 votes)
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10.Fables Of Faubus
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 83/100 (54 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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11.Jelly Roll
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 83/100 (51 votes)
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12.Moanin'
(from the album Blues & Roots)
 82/100 (12 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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13.Self-Portrait In Three Colors
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 82/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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14.Ii B.s.
(from the album Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus)
 81/100 (7 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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15.Haitian Fight Song
(from the album The Clown)
 81/100 (9 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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16.Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting
(from the album Blues & Roots)
 81/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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17.Pussy Cat Dues
(from the album Mingus Ah Um)
 81/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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18.I X Love
(from the album Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus)
 81/100 (8 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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19.Theme For Lester Young
(from the album Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus Mingus)
 80/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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20.Pithecanthropus Erectus
(from the album Pithecanthropus Erectus)
 80/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Charles Mingus ratings

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85/100 (from 61 votes)
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From Socipluco 07/12/2015 13:37
Charles Mingus was one of the most important jazz musicians of all time. One of those whose own names mean jazz on its own, like the kinds of Davis, Taylor or Sanders. He was one of the very few double-bass players who could take their instrument out of the rhythm section and smash it right on the listener's face, with a sound so hard and fierce that it pumps in your chest, but still with high technical precision. Fierce like him, a really bad tempered person. But beyond this, he was a great, great, great composer, the only one who could probably match the level of Duke Ellington. His mastery in orchestrating different musical voices in a whole so united and complete was even beyond compares. Just listen to "the sinner lady" for an example, but his all discography is worth listen. A master.
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From JasonZaia 01/21/2015 01:09
Totally on my wish list!
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From zonrod 12/01/2011 20:46
don't know much about Jazz but this one is just great to listen to.
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From REZAP 11/30/2011 13:17
RESPECT!!!
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