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Best Albums of 1959

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Listed below are the greatest albums of 1959 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 17,000 greatest album charts.

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1959 year summaryThe best artists of 1959 were Miles Davis, Charles Mingus, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Ornette Coleman Trio, Howlin' Wolf, Chuck Berry, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, Ray Charles, João Gilberto and Marty Robbins.
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1.

Kind Of BlueUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1959Appears in:705 charts
Rank in 1959:1Rank Score:28,895
Rank in 1950s1Overall Rank:42
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (943 votes)
Comments: 57 comments
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2.

Mingus Ah UmUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1959Appears in:199 charts
Rank in 1959:2Rank Score:4,725
Rank in 1950s2Overall Rank:339
Average Rating:  83/100 (229 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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3.

Time OutUnited States The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Year of Release:1959Appears in:199 charts
Rank in 1959:3Rank Score:3,773
Rank in 1950s4Overall Rank:422
Average Rating:  83/100 (214 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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4.

The Shape Of Jazz To ComeUnited States Ornette Coleman Trio
Year of Release:1959Appears in:146 charts
Rank in 1959:4Rank Score:3,071
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:519
Average Rating:  80/100 (180 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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5.

Moanin' In The MoonlightUnited States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1959Appears in:90 charts
Rank in 1959:5Rank Score:1,396
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:1,048
Average Rating:  78/100 (81 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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6.

Chuck Berry Is On TopUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1959Appears in:100 charts
Rank in 1959:6Rank Score:1,356
Rank in 1950s15Overall Rank:1,071
Average Rating:  81/100 (91 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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Moanin'United States Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Year of Release:1959Appears in:84 charts
Rank in 1959:7Rank Score:1,213
Rank in 1950s18Overall Rank:1,182
Average Rating:  79/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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The Genius Of Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1959Appears in:68 charts
Rank in 1959:8Rank Score:825
Rank in 1950s26Overall Rank:1,619
Average Rating:  77/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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9.

Chega De SaudadeBrazil João Gilberto
Year of Release:1959Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 1959:9Rank Score:548
Rank in 1950s37Overall Rank:2,267
Average Rating:  73/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Gunfighter Ballads And Trail SongsUnited States Marty Robbins
Year of Release:1959Appears in:55 charts
Rank in 1959:10Rank Score:525
Rank in 1950s39Overall Rank:2,338
Average Rating:  73/100 (51 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1959 composition

Artist Albums %


Thelonious Monk 3 2%
Miles Davis 3 2%
Elvis Presley 3 2%
Johnny Cash 3 2%
Ray Charles 2 2%
Ritchie Valens 2 2%
The Kingston Trio 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 114 89%
United Kingdom 4 3%
Canada 3 2%
France 1 1%
Ireland 1 1%
Germany 1 1%
Belgium 1 1%
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