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See also: Thelonious Monk Trio.

The best album by Thelonious Monk is Brilliant Corners which is ranked number 889 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 2,184.

Thelonious Monk is ranked number 353 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 5,590.

Members who like this artist also like: Miles Davis, Charles Mingus and Dave Brubeck.

Thelonious Monk official website: http://www.monkzone.com

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Thelonious Monk best albums

The following albums by Thelonious Monk are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:181 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:2,184
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:889
Average Rating:  82/100 (192 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Monk's DreamUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1963Appears in:92 charts
Rank in 1963:7Rank Score:876
Rank in 1960s182Overall Rank:1,934
Average Rating:  79/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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3.

Monk's MusicUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:57 charts
Rank in 1957:11Rank Score:554
Rank in 1950s49Overall Rank:2,769
Average Rating:  75/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.

Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1
Compilation
United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1951Appears in:49 charts
Rank in 1951:1Rank Score:493
Rank in 1950s54Overall Rank:3,045
Average Rating:  75/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.

Thelonious Monk With John ColtraneUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1961Appears in:40 charts
Rank in 1961:14Rank Score:252
Rank in 1960s361Overall Rank:5,146
Average Rating:  76/100 (41 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Genius Of Modern Music, Vol. 2
Compilation
United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1952Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1952:6Rank Score:243
Rank in 1950s110Overall Rank:5,291
Average Rating:  75/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

MisteriosoUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1958Appears in:34 charts
Rank in 1958:24Rank Score:236
Rank in 1950s116Overall Rank:5,405
Average Rating:  78/100 (33 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Thelonious Monk TrioUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1954Appears in:24 charts
Rank in 1954:13Rank Score:133
Rank in 1950s180Overall Rank:8,366
Average Rating:  72/100 (19 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Genius Of Modern Music
Compilation
United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1982Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1982:138Rank Score:125
Rank in 1980s1,357Overall Rank:8,765
Average Rating:  74/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Straight, No ChaserUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1967Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1967:96Rank Score:96
Rank in 1960s718Overall Rank:11,135
Average Rating:  78/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 353

This may not be a complete discography for Thelonious Monk. 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!

Thelonious Monk best tracks

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1.Bemsha Swing
(from the album Brilliant Corners)
 83/100 (29 votes)
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2.Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are
(from the album Brilliant Corners)
 83/100 (30 votes)
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3.Pannonica
(from the album Brilliant Corners)
 83/100 (29 votes)
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4.Brilliant Corners
(from the album Brilliant Corners)
 83/100 (31 votes)
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5.I Surrender, Dear
(from the album Brilliant Corners)
 82/100 (26 votes)
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6.Bye-Ya
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 79/100 (6 votes)
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7.Bolivar Blues
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 79/100 (5 votes)
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8.Monk's Dream
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 78/100 (5 votes)
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9.Bright Mississippi
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 78/100 (6 votes)
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10.Five Spot Blues
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 78/100 (5 votes)
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11.Sweet And Lovely
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 77/100 (4 votes)
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12.Abide With Me
(from the album Monk's Music)
 77/100 (3 votes)
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13.Round Midnight (As 'round About Midnight')
(from the album Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1)
 76/100 (7 votes)
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14.Just A Gigolo
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 76/100 (4 votes)
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15.Body And Soul
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 76/100 (4 votes)
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16.Epistrophy
(from the album Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1)
 74/100 (7 votes)
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17.Ruby My Dear
(from the album Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1)
 73/100 (6 votes)
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18.Well You Needn't
(from the album Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1)
 72/100 (6 votes)
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19.Thelonious
(from the album Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1)
 71/100 (6 votes)
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20.Misterioso
(from the album Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1)
 70/100 (6 votes)
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Thelonious Monk ratings

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82/100 (from 23 votes)
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