Ritchie Valens (album) by Ritchie Valens

Ritchie Valens
Ritchie Valens by Ritchie Valens (1959)
Overall rank: 3,352nd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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Award Top 20 albums of 1959 (15th)
Award Top 100 albums of the 1950s (67th)
Award Best albums of all time (3,352nd)

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From RoundTheBend 01/20/2016 23:58
Pretty cool to have a song in Spanish be so big in the states at a time when racism was so big.
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From junodog4 05/03/2012 01:50
For such a young kid from such simple beginnings, he crafted simple melodies and catchy hooks as well as anyone in his time. As big of a loss as Buddy Holly.
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Best Albums of 1959
1. Kind Of Blue by Miles Davis
2. Mingus Ah Um by Charles Mingus
3. Time Out by The Dave Brubeck Quartet
4. The Shape Of Jazz To Come by Ornette Coleman
5. Art Blakey And The Jazz Messengers by Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers
6. Chuck Berry Is On Top by Chuck Berry
7. Moanin' In The Moonlight by Howlin' Wolf
8. The Genius Of Ray Charles by Ray Charles
9. Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs by Marty Robbins
10. Chega De Saudade by João Gilberto
11. What'd I Say by Ray Charles
12. La Valse À Mille Temps by Jacques Brel
13. Chet by Chet Baker
14. Jazz In Silhouette by Sun Ra And His Arkestra
15. Ritchie Valens by Ritchie Valens
16. Workin' With The Miles Davis Quintet by Miles Davis Quintet
17. House Of The Blues by John Lee Hooker
18. Come Dance With Me! by Frank Sinatra
19. Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Songbook by Ella Fitzgerald
20. Go Bo Diddley by Bo Diddley


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