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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 20,000 greatest album charts.

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1958 year summaryThe best artists of 1958 were Billie Holiday, Miles Davis, Cannonball Adderley, Frank Sinatra, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, 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:128 charts
Rank in 1958:1Rank Score:2,092
Rank in 1950s10Overall Rank:788
Average Rating:  81/100 (151 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.

Somethin' ElseUnited States Cannonball Adderley
Year of Release:1958Appears in:123 charts
Rank in 1958:2Rank Score:1,467
Rank in 1950s16Overall Rank:1,092
Average Rating:  80/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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3.

Moanin'United States Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Year of Release:1958Appears in:107 charts
Rank in 1958:3Rank Score:1,423
Rank in 1950s17Overall Rank:1,120
Average Rating:  81/100 (113 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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4.

Frank Sinatra Sings For Only The LonelyUnited States Frank Sinatra
Year of Release:1958Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 1958:4Rank Score:1,099
Rank in 1950s22Overall Rank:1,380
Average Rating:  78/100 (75 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.

Buddy HollyUnited States Buddy Holly
Year of Release:1958Appears in:93 charts
Rank in 1958:5Rank Score:1,092
Rank in 1950s23Overall Rank:1,390
Average Rating:  79/100 (83 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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6.

Little Girl BlueUnited States Nina Simone
Year of Release:1958Appears in:46 charts
Rank in 1958:6Rank Score:659
Rank in 1950s36Overall Rank:2,109
Average Rating:  76/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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7.

Ascenseur Pour L'ÉchafaudUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1958Appears in:54 charts
Rank in 1958:7Rank Score:575
Rank in 1950s38Overall Rank:2,333
Average Rating:  79/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8.

The Atomic Mr. BasieUnited States Count Basie
Year of Release:1958Appears in:65 charts
Rank in 1958:8Rank Score:572
Rank in 1950s40Overall Rank:2,351
Average Rating:  75/100 (60 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Bo DiddleyUnited States Bo Diddley
Year of Release:1958Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1958:9Rank Score:529
Rank in 1950s43Overall Rank:2,500
Average Rating:  73/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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10.

Porgy And BessUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1958Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1958:10Rank Score:475
Rank in 1950s46Overall Rank:2,729
Average Rating:  78/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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Best Albums of 1958 composition

Artist Albums %


Miles Davis 5 3%
Ella Fitzgerald 3 2%
Sonny Rollins 3 2%
Mose Allison 2 1%
Screamin' Jay Hawkins 2 1%
Ahmad Jamal 2 1%
Chet Baker 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 120 81%
France 7 5%
Mixed Nationality 4 3%
Germany 3 2%
Mexico 2 1%
Canada 2 1%
Spain 2 1%
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