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Pithecanthropus Erectus (album) by Charles Mingus

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Pithecanthropus Erectus
Pithecanthropus Erectus by Charles Mingus (1956)
Overall rank: 1,249th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
80/100 (from 191 votes)
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Accolades: Award Top 5 albums of 1956 (5th)
Award Top 50 albums of the 1950s (22nd)
Award Best albums of all time (1,249th)

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Charles Mingus bestography

Pithecanthropus Erectus is ranked 3rd best out of 38 albums by Charles Mingus on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Charles Mingus is The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady which is ranked number 137 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 19,485.

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Pithecanthropus Erectus track list

Overall chart historyOverall chart history The tracks on this album have an average rating of 80 out of 100 (all tracks have been rated).

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1.Pithecanthropus Erectus
 83/100 (40 votes)
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2.A Foggy Day
 78/100 (33 votes)
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3.Profile Of Jackie
 78/100 (28 votes)
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4.Love Chant
 80/100 (29 votes)
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80/100 (from 191 votes)
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Pushing the boundaries and I like it. Jazz isn't really my thing, but I like how they did things different in this... blowing whistles and the such.
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