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See also: Thelonious Monk Trio.

The best album by Thelonious Monk is Brilliant Corners which is ranked number 943 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 2,159.

Thelonious Monk is ranked number 355 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 5,829.

Members who like this artist also like: Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Charles Mingus.

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Thelonious Monk best albums

The following albums by Thelonious Monk are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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1.

Brilliant CornersUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:190 charts
Rank in 1957:4Rank Score:2,159
Rank in 1950s13Overall Rank:943
Average Rating:  82/100 (203 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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2.

Monk's DreamUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1963Appears in:102 charts
Rank in 1963:7Rank Score:1,045
Rank in 1960s155Overall Rank:1,728
Average Rating:  80/100 (93 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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3.

Monk's MusicUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1957Appears in:59 charts
Rank in 1957:10Rank Score:539
Rank in 1950s53Overall Rank:2,960
Average Rating:  75/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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4.

Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1
Compilation
United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1951Appears in:52 charts
Rank in 1951:2Rank Score:413
Rank in 1950s72Overall Rank:3,604
Average Rating:  75/100 (55 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.

MisteriosoUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1958Appears in:39 charts
Rank in 1958:21Rank Score:373
Rank in 1950s83Overall Rank:3,914
Average Rating:  79/100 (36 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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6.

Genius Of Modern Music, Vol. 2
Compilation
United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1952Appears in:35 charts
Rank in 1952:5Rank Score:246
Rank in 1950s114Overall Rank:5,414
Average Rating:  77/100 (32 votes)
Comments: 3 comments
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7.

Thelonious Monk With John ColtraneUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1961Appears in:41 charts
Rank in 1961:16Rank Score:204
Rank in 1960s425Overall Rank:6,257
Average Rating:  77/100 (42 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Thelonious Monk TrioUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1954Appears in:25 charts
Rank in 1954:12Rank Score:135
Rank in 1950s185Overall Rank:8,577
Average Rating:  73/100 (18 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Genius Of Modern Music
Compilation
United States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1982Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1982:155Rank Score:112
Rank in 1980s1,524Overall Rank:9,959
Average Rating:  78/100 (10 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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10.

UndergroundUnited States Thelonious Monk
Year of Release:1968Appears in:7 charts
Rank in 1968:149Rank Score:100
Rank in 1960s705Overall Rank:10,963
Average Rating:  75/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 355

This may not be a complete discography for Thelonious Monk. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Thelonious Monk best tracks

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1.Bemsha Swing
(from the album Brilliant Corners)
 83/100 (30 votes)
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2.Ba-Lue Bolivar Ba-Lues-Are
(from the album Brilliant Corners)
 83/100 (31 votes)
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3.Pannonica
(from the album Brilliant Corners)
 83/100 (30 votes)
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4.Brilliant Corners
(from the album Brilliant Corners)
 83/100 (32 votes)
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5.I Surrender, Dear
(from the album Brilliant Corners)
 81/100 (27 votes)
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6.Bye-Ya
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 79/100 (6 votes)
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7.Bolivar Blues
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 79/100 (5 votes)
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8.Monk's Dream
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 78/100 (5 votes)
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9.Bright Mississippi
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 78/100 (6 votes)
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10.Five Spot Blues
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 78/100 (5 votes)
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11.Sweet And Lovely
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 77/100 (4 votes)
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12.Abide With Me
(from the album Monk's Music)
 77/100 (3 votes)
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13.Round Midnight (As 'round About Midnight')
(from the album Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1)
 77/100 (7 votes)
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14.Just A Gigolo
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 76/100 (4 votes)
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15.Well, You Needn't
(from the album Monk's Music)
 76/100 (3 votes)
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16.Body And Soul
(from the album Monk's Dream)
 76/100 (4 votes)
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17.Epistrophy
(from the album Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1)
 74/100 (7 votes)
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18.Ruby My Dear
(from the album Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1)
 73/100 (6 votes)
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19.Well You Needn't
(from the album Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1)
 72/100 (6 votes)
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20.Thelonious
(from the album Genius of Modern Music: Volume 1)
 71/100 (6 votes)
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Thelonious Monk ratings

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82/100 (from 26 votes)
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