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Top 90 Music Albums of 1979 by Leonard (2018)  

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It was the time, when I went nearly daily to the recordstore, only to listen not to buy ....

Chart updated: 09/29/2018 16:45 (Created: 05/01/2015 10:06). Chart size: 90 albums.

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London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash
Discovered in 85
(First added to chart: 05/03/2015)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2,224 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:92,808
Rank in 1970s4Overall Rank:15
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,479 votes)
Comments: 213 comments
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The WallUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd

(First added to chart: 05/03/2015)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,761 charts
Rank in 1979:2Rank Score:68,434
Rank in 1970s6Overall Rank:23
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,695 votes)
Comments: 202 comments
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Einstein On The BeachUnited States Philip Glass
Discovered in 85
(First added to chart: 05/08/2016)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:37 charts
Rank in 1979:77Rank Score:342
Rank in 1970s864Overall Rank:4,841
Average Rating:  77/100 (49 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Franz Schubert: Symphonien No. 8 »Unvollendete«; No. 3Austria Carlos Kleiber / Wiener Philharmoniker

(First added to chart: 05/13/2018)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1979:447Rank Score:9
Rank in 1970s4,469Overall Rank:41,210
Average Rating:  76/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Unknown PleasuresUnited Kingdom Joy Division
Discovered in 85
(First added to chart: 05/03/2015)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,479 charts
Rank in 1979:3Rank Score:49,120
Rank in 1970s10Overall Rank:33
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,733 votes)
Comments: 146 comments
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Look Sharp!United Kingdom Joe Jackson

(First added to chart: 05/03/2015)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:137 charts
Rank in 1979:29Rank Score:1,500
Rank in 1970s326Overall Rank:1,489
Average Rating:  78/100 (165 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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The Pleasure PrincipleUnited Kingdom Gary Numan

(First added to chart: 05/03/2015)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:156 charts
Rank in 1979:28Rank Score:1,512
Rank in 1970s323Overall Rank:1,478
Average Rating:  77/100 (158 votes)
Comments: 17 comments
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Reggatta de BlancUnited Kingdom The Police

(First added to chart: 05/03/2015)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:280 charts
Rank in 1979:16Rank Score:3,285
Rank in 1970s175Overall Rank:739
Average Rating:  78/100 (421 votes)
Comments: 22 comments
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DuneGermany Klaus Schulze
Discovered in 80
(First added to chart: 05/03/2015)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:11 charts
Rank in 1979:144Rank Score:126
Rank in 1970s1,563Overall Rank:10,361
Average Rating:  74/100 (26 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Berg: LuluMixed Nationality Pierre Boulez / Orchestre Et Choeur De L'Opéra De Paris

(First added to chart: 08/07/2018)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:5 charts
Rank in 1979:263Rank Score:45
Rank in 1970s2,844Overall Rank:22,201
Average Rating:  76/100 (2 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Top 90 Music Albums of 1979 composition

Artist Albums %


Donna Summer 2 2%
Electric Light Orchestra 2 2%
Joe Jackson 2 2%
Simple Minds 2 2%
BAP 1 1%
Grace Jones 1 1%
Stevie Wonder 1 1%
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Country Albums %


United Kingdom 38 42%
United States 25 28%
Germany 12 13%
Australia 3 3%
Japan 2 2%
Austria 2 2%
Sweden 1 1%
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Top 90 Music Albums of 1979 chart changes

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fallers Down 19 from 22nd to 41st
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fallers Down 19 from 23rd to 42nd
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fallers Down 16 from 28th to 44th
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by Paul McCartney & Wings

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