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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 16,000 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, Ray Charles, Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers, João Gilberto and Marty Robbins.
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1.

Kind Of BlueUnited States Miles Davis
Year of Release:1959Appears in:649 charts
Rank in 1959:1Rank Score:26,416
Rank in 1950s1Overall Rank:44
Average Rating: 88/100 (880 votes)
Comments: 55 comments
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2.

Mingus Ah UmUnited States Charles Mingus
Year of Release:1959Appears in:171 charts
Rank in 1959:2Rank Score:3,787
Rank in 1950s3Overall Rank:413
Average Rating: 83/100 (210 votes)
Comments: 11 comments
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3.

Time OutUnited States The Dave Brubeck Quartet
Year of Release:1959Appears in:191 charts
Rank in 1959:3Rank Score:3,688
Rank in 1950s4Overall Rank:421
Average Rating: 82/100 (199 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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4.

The Shape Of Jazz To ComeUnited States Ornette Coleman Trio
Year of Release:1959Appears in:133 charts
Rank in 1959:4Rank Score:2,739
Rank in 1950s6Overall Rank:544
Average Rating: 80/100 (170 votes)
Comments: 9 comments
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5.

Moanin' In The MoonlightUnited States Howlin' Wolf
Year of Release:1959Appears in:83 charts
Rank in 1959:5Rank Score:1,253
Rank in 1950s15Overall Rank:1,100
Average Rating: 78/100 (77 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Chuck Berry Is On TopUnited States Chuck Berry
Year of Release:1959Appears in:92 charts
Rank in 1959:6Rank Score:1,202
Rank in 1950s16Overall Rank:1,138
Average Rating: 81/100 (86 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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7.

Moanin'United States Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
Year of Release:1959Appears in:72 charts
Rank in 1959:7Rank Score:878
Rank in 1950s25Overall Rank:1,484
Average Rating: 79/100 (84 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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The Genius Of Ray CharlesUnited States Ray Charles
Year of Release:1959Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1959:8Rank Score:736
Rank in 1950s26Overall Rank:1,709
Average Rating: 77/100 (64 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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9.

Chega De SaudadeBrazil João Gilberto
Year of Release:1959Appears in:31 charts
Rank in 1959:9Rank Score:477
Rank in 1950s38Overall Rank:2,429
Average Rating: 74/100 (40 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

Gunfighter Ballads And Trail SongsUnited States Marty Robbins
Year of Release:1959Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1959:10Rank Score:415
Rank in 1950s44Overall Rank:2,708
Average Rating: 73/100 (47 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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Best Albums of 1959 composition

Artist Albums %


Elvis Presley 3 2%
Johnny Cash 3 2%
Thelonious Monk 3 2%
Miles Davis 3 2%
Nina Simone 2 2%
John Coltrane 2 2%
Cliff Richard 2 2%
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Country Albums %


United States 108 86%
Canada 5 4%
United Kingdom 4 3%
Brazil 2 2%
Belgium 1 1%
Netherlands 1 1%
Mixed Nationality 1 1%
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