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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 19,000 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, Chuck Berry, Howlin' Wolf, Ray Charles, João Gilberto, Marty Robbins and John Lee Hooker.
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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Kind Of BlueUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1959Appears in:761 charts
Rank in 1959:1Rank Score:30,503
Rank in 1950s1Overall Rank:40
Average Rating: Top rated 88/100 (1,012 votes)
Comments: 63 comments
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2.

Mingus Ah UmUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1959Appears in:219 charts
Rank in 1959:2Rank Score:4,672
Rank in 1950s2Overall Rank:366
Average Rating:  84/100 (253 votes)
Comments: 14 comments
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3.

Time OutUnited States The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Year of Release:1959Appears in:216 charts
Rank in 1959:3Rank Score:4,268
Rank in 1950s4Overall Rank:409
Average Rating:  83/100 (238 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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4.

The Shape Of Jazz To ComeUnited States Ornette Coleman Trio
Year of Release:1959Appears in:160 charts
Rank in 1959:4Rank Score:3,063
Rank in 1950s7Overall Rank:549
Average Rating:  79/100 (186 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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5.

Chuck Berry Is On TopUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1959Appears in:110 charts
Rank in 1959:5Rank Score:1,607
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:980
Average Rating:  80/100 (99 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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6.

Moanin' In The MoonlightUnited States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1959Appears in:99 charts
Rank in 1959:6Rank Score:1,597
Rank in 1950s14Overall Rank:983
Average Rating:  79/100 (92 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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7.

The Genius Of Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1959Appears in:73 charts
Rank in 1959:7Rank Score:844
Rank in 1950s27Overall Rank:1,676
Average Rating:  76/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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8.

Chega De SaudadeBrazil João Gilberto
Year of Release:1959Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1959:8Rank Score:612
Rank in 1950s35Overall Rank:2,175
Average Rating:  77/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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9.

Gunfighter Ballads And Trail SongsUnited States Marty Robbins
Year of Release:1959Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1959:9Rank Score:611
Rank in 1950s36Overall Rank:2,180
Average Rating:  74/100 (50 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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10.

La Valse à Mille TempsBelgium Jacques Brel
Year of Release:1959Appears in:28 charts
Rank in 1959:10Rank Score:332
Rank in 1950s60Overall Rank:3,538
Average Rating:  69/100 (24 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Best Albums of 1959 composition

Artist Albums %


Johnny Cash 3 2%
Elvis Presley 3 2%
Miles Davis 3 2%
Tom Lehrer 2 1%
John Lee Hooker 2 1%
Duke Ellington And Johnny Hodges 2 1%
Fats Domino 2 1%
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Country Albums %


United States 119 86%
United Kingdom 5 4%
Brazil 3 2%
Canada 3 2%
France 2 1%
Belgium 1 1%
Netherlands 1 1%
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