"The Micheal Jordan of drunk driving played his final game tonight"

- Andrew Jackson Jihad
 

Best Albums of 1979

« View best albums of 1978View best albums of 1980 »

Listed below are the greatest albums of 1979 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 20,000 greatest album charts.

Best albums by year or decade
View by decade:
View by year:
1979 year summaryThe best artists of 1979 were The Clash, Pink Floyd, Joy Division, Gang Of Four, Neil Young And Crazy Horse, Talking Heads, AC/DC, Michael Jackson, Supertramp and The Specials.
View chart at point in time
 Show this chart as it was on the following date
Share this chart
Share | |
| RSS feed: | Download CSV file: Log in / register
URL to this chart: |
Collector's summary (top 600)Log in or register to discover the great albums that are missing from your music collection!
Sort byOverall Rank | Number of Charts | Average Rating | Number of Ratings | Release Date | Title | Artist
RankAlbumArtist
1.

London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,623 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:74,489
Rank in 1970s3Overall Rank:12
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,666 votes)
Comments: 150 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
2.

The WallUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,158 charts
Rank in 1979:2Rank Score:50,050
Rank in 1970s6Overall Rank:23
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,679 votes)
Comments: 123 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
3.

Unknown PleasuresUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Year of Release:1979Appears in:948 charts
Rank in 1979:3Rank Score:33,515
Rank in 1970s11Overall Rank:37
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (1,025 votes)
Comments: 95 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
4.

Entertainment!United Kingdom Gang Of Four
Year of Release:1979Appears in:301 charts
Rank in 1979:4Rank Score:7,011
Rank in 1970s70Overall Rank:265
Average Rating:  81/100 (344 votes)
Comments: 21 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
5.

Fear of MusicUnited States Talking Heads
Year of Release:1979Appears in:344 charts
Rank in 1979:5Rank Score:6,413
Rank in 1970s79Overall Rank:286
Average Rating:  83/100 (435 votes)
Comments: 15 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
6.

Highway To HellAustralia AC/DC
Year of Release:1979Appears in:271 charts
Rank in 1979:6Rank Score:6,072
Rank in 1970s81Overall Rank:296
Average Rating:  79/100 (491 votes)
Comments: 27 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
7.

Off The WallUnited States Michael Jackson
Year of Release:1979Appears in:282 charts
Rank in 1979:7Rank Score:5,559
Rank in 1970s91Overall Rank:324
Average Rating:  76/100 (467 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
8.

Rust Never SleepsMixed Nationality Neil Young And Crazy Horse
Year of Release:1979Appears in:255 charts
Rank in 1979:8Rank Score:5,236
Rank in 1970s95Overall Rank:345
Average Rating:  83/100 (410 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
9.

Breakfast In AmericaUnited Kingdom Supertramp
Year of Release:1979Appears in:240 charts
Rank in 1979:9Rank Score:4,149
Rank in 1970s109Overall Rank:431
Average Rating:  79/100 (319 votes)
Comments: 23 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.
10.

SpecialsUnited Kingdom The Specials
Year of Release:1979Appears in:188 charts
Rank in 1979:10Rank Score:3,045
Rank in 1970s140Overall Rank:576
Average Rating:  79/100 (256 votes)
Comments: 7 comments
Buy album United States Amazon   Amazon MP3   eBay   iTunes   Use the iTunes, Amazon or eBay buttons to safely buy this item from one of the world's top online stores.

Best Albums of 1979 composition

Artist Albums %


Frank Zappa 5 1%
Various Artists 5 1%
Steve Hillage 3 1%
Motörhead 3 1%
The Boys Next Door 2 0%
Bette Midler 2 0%
Doll By Doll 2 0%
Show all
Country Albums %


United States 205 34%
United Kingdom 190 32%
Germany 24 4%
France 23 4%
Jamaica 20 3%
Canada 19 3%
Italy 18 3%
Show all

« View best albums of 1978View best albums of 1980 »

BestEverAlbums.com  Site Newsletter
Sign up to receive the latest site news.
We value your privacy

BestEverAlbums.com   Music Stores
United States  Buy from your favourite store:
eBay Amazon iTunes


Copyright © 2005-2014 BestEverAlbums.com. All rights reserved.    Terms of Use  |   Privacy Policy  |   Contact Us  |   Advertising  |   RSS Feeds  |   Site Map  |   Hosting by ServInt