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Top 37 Music Albums of 1979 by PurpleHazel (2018)  

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Armed ForcesUnited Kingdom Elvis Costello & The Attractions

(First added to chart: 12/31/2017)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:236 charts
Rank in 1979:13Rank Score:3,412
Rank in 1970s166Overall Rank:702
Average Rating:  79/100 (307 votes)
Comments: 24 comments
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Fear Of MusicUnited States Talking Heads

(First added to chart: 12/31/2017)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:560 charts
Rank in 1979:4Rank Score:9,066
Rank in 1970s78Overall Rank:290
Average Rating:  83/100 (703 votes)
Comments: 31 comments
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Rust Never SleepsCanada Neil Young And Crazy Horse

(First added to chart: 12/31/2017)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:428 charts
Rank in 1979:8Rank Score:7,015
Rank in 1970s96Overall Rank:365
Average Rating:  84/100 (620 votes)
Comments: 30 comments
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MatadorUnited States Grant Green

(First added to chart: 12/31/2017)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:20 charts
Rank in 1979:168Rank Score:107
Rank in 1970s1,734Overall Rank:11,632
Average Rating:  74/100 (22 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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African MarketplaceSouth Africa Dollar Brand

(First added to chart: 12/31/2017)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1979:455Rank Score:7
Rank in 1970s4,661Overall Rank:43,124
Average Rating:  71/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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SolidUnited States Grant Green

(First added to chart: 12/31/2017)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1979:539Rank Score:4
Rank in 1970s5,449Overall Rank:51,168
Average Rating:  74/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Tales Of Captain BlackUnited States James Blood Ulmer

(First added to chart: 12/31/2017)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:9 charts
Rank in 1979:226Rank Score:66
Rank in 1970s2,363Overall Rank:17,434
Average Rating:  73/100 (5 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Air LoreUnited States Air (US)

(First added to chart: 12/31/2017)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2 charts
Rank in 1979:558Rank Score:4
Rank in 1970s5,600Overall Rank:52,794
Average Rating:  72/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Musique MechaniqueUnited States Carla Bley

(First added to chart: 02/09/2018)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1 chart
Rank in 1979:566Rank Score:4
Rank in 1970s5,682Overall Rank:53,757
Average Rating:  72/100 (3 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Soapsuds, SoapsudsUnited States Ornette Coleman

(First added to chart: 12/31/2017)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1979:414Rank Score:10
Rank in 1970s4,250Overall Rank:39,134
Average Rating:  75/100 (4 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Top 37 Music Albums of 1979 composition

Artist Albums %


Frank Zappa 2 5%
Grant Green 2 5%
Arthur Blythe 2 5%
Parliament 1 3%
Weather Report 1 3%
Lenny Breau 1 3%
Billy Harper 1 3%
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Country Albums %


United States 26 70%
United Kingdom 7 19%
Australia 1 3%
South Africa 1 3%
Canada 1 3%
Cuba 1 3%

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