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Top 15 Music Albums of 1979 by guzguzgarbit (2019)

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As with all my year charts, I'm far from having enough albums to create a real chart, so these are just the albums I've listened to, ranked.

Chart updated: 03/24/2019 17:15 (Created: 03/09/2019 09:54). Chart size: 15 albums.

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RankAlbumArtist
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RisquéUnited States Chic

(First added to chart: 03/24/2019)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:82 charts
Rank in 1979:86Rank Score:305
Rank in 1970s965Overall Rank:5,500
Average Rating:  75/100 (71 votes)
Comments: 4 comments
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Solid State SurvivorJapan Yellow Magic Orchestra

(First added to chart: 03/24/2019)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:63 charts
Rank in 1979:62Rank Score:606
Rank in 1970s610Overall Rank:3,193
Average Rating:  78/100 (57 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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The WallUnited Kingdom Pink Floyd

(First added to chart: 03/24/2019)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,867 charts
Rank in 1979:2Rank Score:70,582
Rank in 1970s6Overall Rank:23
Average Rating: Top rated 86/100 (2,863 votes)
Comments: 214 comments
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Unknown PleasuresUnited Kingdom Joy Division

(First added to chart: 03/24/2019)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:1,566 charts
Rank in 1979:3Rank Score:50,521
Rank in 1970s10Overall Rank:34
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (1,857 votes)
Comments: 158 comments
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We Are FamilyUnited States Sister Sledge

(First added to chart: 03/24/2019)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:62 charts
Rank in 1979:136Rank Score:165
Rank in 1970s1,395Overall Rank:8,827
Average Rating:  77/100 (45 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Voulez-VousSweden ABBA

(First added to chart: 03/24/2019)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:85 charts
Rank in 1979:51Rank Score:758
Rank in 1970s515Overall Rank:2,687
Average Rating:  72/100 (122 votes)
Comments: 8 comments
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I AmUnited States Earth, Wind & Fire

(First added to chart: 03/24/2019)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:60 charts
Rank in 1979:80Rank Score:364
Rank in 1970s850Overall Rank:4,759
Average Rating:  75/100 (52 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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8. New entry

The B-52'sUnited States The B-52's
Year of Release:1979Appears in:302 charts
Rank in 1979:16Rank Score:3,456
Rank in 1970s175Overall Rank:745
Average Rating:  78/100 (361 votes)
Comments: 28 comments
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9. (8) Down1

London CallingUnited Kingdom The Clash

(First added to chart: 03/24/2019)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:2,323 charts
Rank in 1979:1Rank Score:95,509
Rank in 1970s5Overall Rank:16
Average Rating: Top rated 87/100 (2,632 votes)
Comments: 221 comments
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10. (9) Down1

Bustin' LooseUnited States Chuck Brown And The Soul Searchers

(First added to chart: 03/24/2019)
Year of Release:1979Appears in:4 charts
Rank in 1979:253Rank Score:57
Rank in 1970s2,679Overall Rank:20,741
Average Rating:  72/100 (6 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Top 15 Music Albums of 1979 composition

Artist Albums %


Led Zeppelin 1 7%
Chic 1 7%
The Specials 1 7%
Yellow Magic Orchestra 1 7%
Edwin Birdsong 1 7%
Pink Floyd 1 7%
Lipps, Inc. 1 7%
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Country Albums %


United States 8 53%
United Kingdom 5 33%
Sweden 1 7%
Japan 1 7%

Top 15 Music Albums of 1979 chart changes

Biggest fallers
fallers Down 3 from 12th to 15th
What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin'
by Stephanie Mills
fallers Down 2 from 11th to 13th
Edwin Birdsong
by Edwin Birdsong
fallers Down 1 from 8th to 9th
London Calling
by The Clash
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newentries The B-52's
by The B-52's
newentries Specials
by The Specials

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