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Best Albums of 1958

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1958 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 19,000 greatest album charts.

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1958 year summaryThe best artists of 1958 were Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Frank Sinatra, Buddy Holly, Elvis Presley, Nina Simone, Count Basie and Bo Diddley.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Lady In SatinUnited States Billie Holiday
Year of Release:1958Appears in:121 charts
Rank in 1958:1Rank Score:1,955
Rank in 1950s10Overall Rank:828
Average Rating:  81/100 (137 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.

Somethin' ElseUnited States Cannonball Adderley
Year of Release:1958Appears in:117 charts
Rank in 1958:2Rank Score:1,366
Rank in 1950s16Overall Rank:1,141
Average Rating:  80/100 (89 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Moanin'United States Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Year of Release:1958Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 1958:3Rank Score:1,337
Rank in 1950s18Overall Rank:1,165
Average Rating:  81/100 (103 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Buddy HollyUnited States Buddy Holly
Year of Release:1958Appears in:90 charts
Rank in 1958:4Rank Score:1,057
Rank in 1950s21Overall Rank:1,398
Average Rating:  78/100 (78 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.

Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The LonelyUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1958Appears in:70 charts
Rank in 1958:5Rank Score:1,012
Rank in 1950s24Overall Rank:1,448
Average Rating:  78/100 (70 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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6.

Little Girl BlueUnited States Nina Simone
Year of Release:1958Appears in:44 charts
Rank in 1958:6Rank Score:645
Rank in 1950s36Overall Rank:2,113
Average Rating:  75/100 (31 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Ascenseur Pour L'ÉchafaudUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1958Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1958:7Rank Score:639
Rank in 1950s37Overall Rank:2,127
Average Rating:  79/100 (62 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

The Atomic Mr. BasieUnited States Count Basie
Year of Release:1958Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1958:8Rank Score:563
Rank in 1950s41Overall Rank:2,339
Average Rating:  75/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Bo DiddleyUnited States Bo Diddley
Year of Release:1958Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1958:9Rank Score:482
Rank in 1950s45Overall Rank:2,646
Average Rating:  73/100 (48 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

Porgy And BessUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1958Appears in:51 charts
Rank in 1958:10Rank Score:476
Rank in 1950s46Overall Rank:2,663
Average Rating:  78/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Best Albums of 1958 composition

Artist Albums %


Miles Davis 5 4%
Ella Fitzgerald 3 2%
Sonny Rollins 3 2%
Leonard Bernstein / New York Philharmonic 2 1%
Cannonball Adderley 2 1%
Johnny Cash 2 1%
Thelonious Monk 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 118 86%
France 5 4%
Mixed Nationality 3 2%
Canada 2 1%
Spain 2 1%
Italy 1 1%
India 1 1%
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